November 2012

Found 1 blog entry for November 2012.

In the internet age, we really have to asks ourselves if Open Houses are a good idea or a bad idea?  Sellers will frequently ask how many open houses we plan to do for them.  

We'll do them if you want us to, but I would not allow one to be held in my home.  I actually did allow agents to hold open houses in a Santa Monica home many years ago.  We had listed with a husband/wife team and took the normal precautions of making sure all jewelry and small items that could easily walk away were secured.  It never occurred to us that someone would be so brazen as to walk off with an expensive jacket.  In hindsight, we should have locked our closets.

That was 20 years ago.  Even with a handful of agents to over-see an open house, things can and do walk

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