Open House Checklist

The Breakthrough Guide to Hosting a Successful Showing

7 Days Before the Open House

Send invitations postcards

Post your open house on social media

Call and invite 100+ neighbors

Find and book a caterer

Mark the open house on the MLS and Zillow.com

Post the open house on Craigslist

Find and book a staging company

2 Days Before the Open House

Door knock with open house door hangers

Clean and stage home

Record a video tour and post it on social media

Prepare & Print Open House Kit:

Welcome sign

Sign-in sheets

Open House Brochure

House Hunting Checklist

Buyer Road Map

The Day of the Open House

Place maximum number of Open House signs in the neighborhood.

Run a Facebook ad

Door knock neighbors to remind them about the event

Hang up welcome sign

Set up flyers, business cards, and other supporting docs

Play some background music

Have a host at the door

Take videos and photos of the event

1 Day After the Open House

Post pictures of a successful event on Facebook

Send "Thank You" text and emails

Call seller with feedback

Collect buyer info at your event.

Help buyers visualize themselves at home.

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