It sounds like you have a good plan....whether or not it's productive, most sellers like to see their homes visibly out there.......
One of the most important factors about using "Open Houses" as an effective marketing tool is the homes location. The home that is located in a high traffic and public location will have the ability to reach far more potential buyers than one the is tucked away in an obscure area. When taking listinge, if a seller in a remote location is looking for frequent "open houses" we may shy away from taking the listing .
Part of a good marketing plan is knowing how best to use your time......burning time doing an open house in an isolated lcation may cost an agent unproductive time and money.....
Our advice....."look before you leap."
I try to change the time of the open houses to either early or later in the day. In the morning (10am-2pm) - I invite folks to stop in for BRUNCH where I serve coffee and bagels. Other times I will do a late open ((2pm-6pm) and serve pizza.
There is a great deal of competition for time. If buyers are out to see a lot of homes on any given weekend - they may not have time for yours. If you make the time before or after the majority of existing open houses - you stand a much better chance of seeing them.
My traffic to opens is up 30% since I started this strategy. Not too shabby!
Good luck! Stop down and see me in Potomac and Bethesda....
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