Tag: Open houses

Hurry, tell the brokers – it’s nationwide open house weekend

The National Association of Realtors is promoting Nationwide Open House Weekend this Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5. I don’t have hard data to b ...
Preview thirteen Sunday open houses in a YoChicago video extravaganza

Preview thirteen Sunday open houses in a YoChicago video extravaganza

Thirteen Chicago homes at which we've shot video recently are open for viewing on Sunday, May 22. Preview the homes in our videos, then head out to yo ...
The curious case of the Kenwood condo

The curious case of the Kenwood condo

Unit 1B at 5052 S Woodlawn Ave in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood has been on and off the market for just over a year. A month ago the asking price ...
Easter open house warning

Easter open house warning

If you're planning to visit open houses on Easter Sunday, pay careful attention to the dates on open house listings. Several broker sites are s ...
Open house Sunday: A “ten-star location” in Graceland West

Open house Sunday: A “ten-star location” in Graceland West

Almost none of the listings posted in the past 24 hours advertise an open house for this weekend. One of the few is a four-bedroom / two-bath home ...

Quote of the day: Worn down by open houses

"I had enough. That whole morning we would spend cleaning up, tidying things, and that was time we couldn't spend playing with him...At some point, af ...

Foregoing football? Hit an open house this weekend

A lot of Chicagoans will be glued to the tube Sunday afternoon, as the Bears take on the Seahawks in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. If football's not yo ...
Tis the week before Christmas and there are open houses

Tis the week before Christmas and there are open houses

Prior to the real estate bust, Los Angeles Realtors held nearly full open house schedules on Christmas weekend, and even on Christmas day. Tha ...
Where buyers get their open house info

Where buyers get their open house info

The homes sections of local newspapers and magazines have become a secondary source of information about open houses, as buyers turn more frequently ...
Chatting with Chaz: Open house philosophies

Chatting with Chaz: Open house philosophies

For a while now I've been interested in talking with an agent about open houses. Not for any property in particular, but about the overall process, ...
Do Division, and some open houses, too

Do Division, and some open houses, too

Wicker Park and Ukie Village kids don't get up early unless they have to, so don't expect the Do-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale to really ge ...

It's open house weekend

Despite the growing popularity of virtual open houses, many buyers still find visiting actual open houses the best way to learn the market. Rublogg, ...

Today's Realtor – getting by on gift cards and deli trays

How bad is it out there for the average Realtor? An e-blast from Chicago Agent advertising tomorrow's brokers open house at Lexington Square reminded ...

Jennifer Ames on open house trends

Upon reflecting on Linda Martin's recent open house at the $3.69 million home 322 Chestnut St in Winnetka, Joe Zekas started wondering whether open ho ...
Touring the sixth floor of Trio's tower

Touring the sixth floor of Trio's tower

Two Sundays ago, Jameson agent Matt Ohlsen took me through some of the finished units on the sixth floor of Trio's tower at 670 W Wayman St. This wa ...
Aligning sellers with reality

Aligning sellers with reality

Convincing sellers to lower their asking prices can be a long and arduous process, especially if they're facing a sale below their original purchase ...
Buyers on the Lake View condo market

Buyers on the Lake View condo market

Sunday afternoon seemed like a good time to catch people walking the streets of Lake View in search of open houses. The sun was out, the marathon wa ...
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