They rarely sell homes ...
That being said....it is customary to give out your name and phone number at an open house so that the listing agent can get feedback later...and also to touch base with you at a later date.
There is no law that says you have to do that.....you can just go in and look and leave, the agent or person holding the open house will try to start conversation with you that is what there are supposed to do...but you can politely say that you just want to look but thank you...etc
you dont need to have a buyers agent present with you...but if you already have one that you are working with and feel comfortable with just make sure the open house agent knows this
You can definitly hiring someone afterwards...like I said....that is mainly what they are for
You don't need to have an agent before you go to any open house, or give any of your informations if you don't prefer to. Open house is open for anybody to go and look at the property. But if you don't have an agent and want to look for one to work as your buying agent, going to open house is one of the resources to find an agent who you want to work with. Talk to them, ask questions, and see which one you feel is the best candidate to work for you. To a buyer, it is a free service, it doesn't cost you anything to use a Realtor's service.
Not knowing the agent, and you don't want to mislead them, just be honest with them and tell them you are just looking, and you are trying to interview a few agents to decide who you want to work with. We appreciate honesty as much as a client expects the same from us.
One more thing, once you decide who you want to work with, he/she can help you to buy whichever house you want. The agent at the open house does not just sell the house they are hosting the open house at.
I hope this helps.
You do not have to have a Buyer's Agent in place before you start looking at homes, but it is a good idea.
You will be welcomed to the house by the agent hosting the open house. You should be given information on the home and be invited to tour the house. Take some notes as your tour the home.
Happy house hunting!
You can give as much or as little information as you like at an open house. You will want to have a buyers agent if you plan on making an offer. If you have several in the area you would like to see we can make appointments and see them on your time.
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Open house is way a realtor or realtor team holds to attract buyers for that property or potential client. Allows seller and realtor greater exposure to community.
You dont have to give any information AT TIMES WHEN YOU DO SOME realtors will start to stalk you . Be prepared if you are not ready to purchase.
OPEN HOUSE are GREAT when 1st time home buyers dont know what they like, have any idea, and etc. ASSIST if you go look, when are are working with your buyers agent knowledge has power detail your specifications since you have vested time touring open homes.
In order purchase a home you need lender approved most realtors refuse to work with unless you have a mortgage pre-qualification letter. Used as a tool assist realtor on your behalf and structure a sales contract offer
NEVER purchase a home from a builder/seller/listing agent UNLESS you have your own buyers agent representing you . GOOD LUCK
You can expect the agent to have a sign in sheet. Typically we ask name, email address, are you working with an agent, if not, would you like to sign up for a home search.
I'm not sure how things work with agency relationships where you are, but I don't believe you need to have a buyer's agent first and you can hire one after the fact, however Open House agent may view themselves as procuring cause and them being the reason you knew about the property.
I would call a local agent in your area and ask how this works. This would also be a great chance for you to interview that agent at the same time.
I would also seriously considering getting a buyer's agent, this is in your best interest.
You don't have to have an agent when you go look at the house. If you tell an agent you aren't represented, expect them to ask you for your business. I know I would ask!
Let me know if you'd like some help this weekend 832-622-8100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm actually pretty available this weekend. Whereabouts are you looking?