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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

Put a bow on the house and maybe someone will buy it for their Father!

Jun 18, 2016 11:12 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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There will be those who say no day is a good day for an open house and others who say the opposite.  It depends on you and your market.

We're fortunate this is not a one-size-fits-all business. 

 

Jun 18, 2016 11:49 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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I'll let you know later today !

Jun 18, 2016 11:08 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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For me, no day is a good day for open houses. Just don't hold them myself. But I don't think family-related holidays are great for open houses in general.

Jun 18, 2016 11:10 PM
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Brenda Mullen
RE/MAX Access - Schertz, TX
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Here's hoping...my buyer's specialist is doing one today for me lol!  I think any time is good for an open house.  Even if no one shows up, you can write up a quick blog post or something.  

Jun 19, 2016 01:03 AM
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Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Well - I did one today and zero people.  There were probably other factors such as great weather and a local outdoor fair that drew people away.  But I expected it be slow - just not that slow.

Jun 19, 2016 08:08 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I would past on doing one today

Jun 19, 2016 02:48 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

I'm having one so I'll let you know later. 

Jun 19, 2016 12:33 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

We are doing one this afternoon, and have done other Open Houses on other Holidays (not Christmas or Thanksgiving).  I think today the deterrent will be our temperatures, and I totally understand that, and want people to be safe.  We did advertise this house, so we are going to show up Dana Hollish Hill - did not know that today would be 117 (thought it would be 'only' 111)!

Jun 19, 2016 12:26 AM
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Teri Pacitto
Compass - Westlake Village, CA
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We make sure all our sellers that agree to allow showings on Fathers Day have access via a key box however no one on our team is sitting open houses this weekend.  We do have a few showings scheduled. Hoping all Dads are enjoying their day as well.  

Jun 19, 2016 12:25 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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Not for me - but you never know untill you try

Jun 19, 2016 11:12 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Channeling and agreeing with Michael Jacobs - "It Depends"

Jun 19, 2016 09:26 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Blog about your personal results.

Jun 19, 2016 08:53 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Dana Hollish Hill - my first open house of the real estate career on my listing was on Father's Day.... and there were not many who stopped by on that day.

Jun 19, 2016 03:52 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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It probably would have been, but I opted for a nap today instead.

Jun 19, 2016 03:19 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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We had the Parade of Homes today and had hundreds of people visit the homes.  It was very good for those open houses.

Jun 19, 2016 01:34 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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I think it is just fine!

Jun 19, 2016 12:14 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
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Yes if done early in the day. Many people are out.

Jun 19, 2016 12:11 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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My partner worked open house today. I haven't heard if it was a good day or not.

Jun 19, 2016 11:27 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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I don't think so. People are focused on family stuff. On the other hand, if anyone does come out, they might be very serious.

Jun 19, 2016 09:19 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have never done one on Father's Day so I don't know.

Jun 19, 2016 07:42 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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It will be whatever the open house host makes of it. There are many open houses in my area today.  If I were inclined to hold an open house the fact that it is Father's Day would not prevent me from doing so. 

Jun 19, 2016 07:17 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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Not in my opinion.  It's a day people spend with family.

Jun 19, 2016 06:40 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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It depends on your market.  I had decent results on Easter for example.  But that house was one block from new construction and they were doing beaucoup advertising to get people in.

 

Personally, I wouldn't want to do one today unless my father gave me permission!  And since he's my broker/business partner and usually would be there with me, I doubt he'd want to do one today.  We're actually scheduling and doing pre marketing for an open house next weekend.

Jun 19, 2016 06:27 AM
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Dana - As a sheer guess, no, because dads usually aren't the motivating source of open house viewing and today, they get to do what they want. I'll bet it's not open houses.

Jun 19, 2016 06:20 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't know why not.

Jun 19, 2016 05:25 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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Yes to your question. Anytime you have decent product priced to sell, man your stations...its going to happen unless you interfere with it

Jun 19, 2016 04:04 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Probably not....

Jun 19, 2016 03:40 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Diana,

It really depends on your marketplace, and I love Susan Emo 's suggestion.  A

Jun 19, 2016 03:13 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

It really does depend on your market place. Real Estate practice is local..here many are honoring their dads today with family gatherings..very few if any open houses scheduled for today.

Jun 19, 2016 03:07 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
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I have to say any day is a great day for Open House.

Jun 19, 2016 12:57 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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I suspect there are plenty of different opinions. Perhaps those having open houses will report back on their successes

Jun 19, 2016 12:35 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

It depends upon the client.

Jun 18, 2016 11:30 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

yes, buy dad a preasent.

Jun 18, 2016 11:16 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not for me. Have the whole day planned to spend with my son!

Jun 18, 2016 11:14 PM