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Posted by Annie Hart Cool on 6/19/2019

An open house is a great way to showcase your home for sale to potential buyers. A successful open house is one that helps you to bring several concrete offers for your house for sale. Below are some guidelines to help you successfully plan your next open house event;

Time Your Event Right: The time for your open house event should not be unrealistic. Set a time that you can keep up with, and that is also convenient for people to come. Weekends are the best times for open houses or evenings on a weekday. Look at the weather forecast for that day and make sure poor weather will not disrupt your open house event. 

Set a Budget: Have a realistic budget for your open house. Are you considering showcasing a fully staged home, or an empty house? What refreshments are you providing for guests? Have some money ready as a precaution in case something entirely out of the blue occurs that you have to handle. 

Clear away clutter: You may choose to stage your home to look as naturally lived in as possible. However, you should also get rid of all the clutter around the house. Setting a house up typically helps to make the potential buyers feel comfortable so you should make it as convenient and organized as possible.

Get Professional Help: There's no doubt that there's got to be food, beverages, and entertainment. Instead of insisting on cooking yourself, you can order the food to be delivered before your guests arrive.

Get the word out! You may need to send many invites in the form of cards, emails and even set reminders via social media. You can also invite neighbors and friends through Facebook and other social media channels.

Plan for Safety: Most open house events last for two hours or so. Ensuring the utmost safety during an open house is very important since a lot of people, including strangers, would be in attendance. This may involve taking a look at your insurance policy to see what it covers, keeping valuables out of reach, and informing your neighbors about your event. You can have an assistant at the open house to help you stay with people as they move around the home. 

Ready to get started? Speak to a real estate agent about planning a successful open house today.





Posted by Annie Hart Cool on 6/18/2019


92 Bridge Street, Falmouth, MA 02536

East Falmouth

Single-Family

$1,399,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Nestled in the heart of Menauhant you'll find three-story Contemporary with pleasing water views. A charming front porch leads into the open concept first floor with chef's kitchen, living room with fireplace, and breakfast nook with access to the large back deck. The second level master with private full bath and deck boasts views of the ocean and is accompanied by a sitting room with wet bar, three guest bedrooms and a large entertainment room. The third level family room rounds out this home with plenty of space for all. Located a short distance to the Acapesket Association Beach, make this the perfect vacation property or year-round home.
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hosted by Michael Lewis
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Location: 92 Bridge Street, Falmouth, MA 02536    Get Directions

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Posted by Annie Hart Cool on 6/18/2019


10 Twin Oaks Drive, Mashpee, MA 02649

Condo

$474,900
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Luxury ''Orleans'' end unit Condo with South West exposure! Enjoy a park like view over looking a large fenced in wildflower garden. This unit offers central air conditioning, gas fireplace and an 11 x15 four season sunroom just off the living room. The expansive floor plan is wonderful for entertaining and perfect for one-floor living. The master bedroom, bath, closets and laundry are right off the living room. The guest room and full bath are off the entry hall. An attached garage makes for easy access when bringing in your groceries. The finished lower level is a bonus. Great potential for in-home office, family room or library. There is a large window for natural light. Storage? This unit has plenty! Enjoy golf, tennis, indoor-out door pools and many entertaining social functions!
Open House
Saturday
June 22 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hosted by Steve Strojny
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Location: 10 Twin Oaks Drive, Mashpee, MA 02649    Get Directions

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Posted by Annie Hart Cool on 6/18/2019


7 Great Kame, Plymouth, MA 02360

Pinehills

Single-Family

$699,500
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Enjoy easy living in this ''Winchester'' model home at the Pinehills. Constructed in 2004, this immaculate home has many desirable features as well as access to attractive amenities. Enter through the front door to a bright formal dining room and living room with soaring ceilings, built-ins and gas fireplace that over-looks the private back yard boasting a Koi pond with serene waterfall. The chef's kitchen has stainless steel appliances, cherry cabinets, center island with breakfast bar and additional dining nook with access to the back deck. First floor living continues to a large master with walk-in closet and large private full bath. An additional half bath and laundry/mud room off of the two-car garage rounds out the first level. Two well-sized guest rooms share a full bath and office on the second level. A bonus full kitchen and entertainment space/potential in-law apartment in the basement features the same high-end finishes as the rest of the home.
Open House
Saturday
June 22 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hosted by Annie Hart Cool
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Location: 7 Great Kame, Plymouth, MA 02360    Get Directions

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Posted by Annie Hart Cool on 6/11/2019


374 Cairn Ridge Road, Falmouth, MA 02536

East Falmouth

Single-Family

$939,000
Price

14
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Live a life of contemporary luxury in this well cared for home with over 3,600s.f. of sensibly planned living space. As you enter the grand living room, the large windows and high ceilings create an abundance of natural lighting which flows over to the formal dining area and out onto the back deck. The tastefully upgraded kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, center island, and a large pantry that leads to the laundry room. First floor living continues to the master bedroom with private full bath and exterior balcony overlooking the back yard. The second level has three bedrooms all with private baths, 2 with balconies, a home office and plenty of extra living space. A bonus lower level with an additional 1678s.f., a full wet bar, theater room, and entertainment space walks out to the back yard with a heated in-ground pool for your enjoyment. Ballymeade is a community of fine homes with access to the Cape Club, golf course, and much more.
Open House
Saturday
June 15 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hosted by Jodi Freedman
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Location: 374 Cairn Ridge Road, Falmouth, MA 02536    Get Directions

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