Best Methods for Showing Homes
How to stage a home for showings and open houses can be a matter of choices. There are books, articles and online sites that give you all the advice that you will ever need. Seller’s agents are using these resources to learn how to stage a house, scent or un-scent a room and serve the best appetizers. For Buyer’s agents, it can be a different story.
There are certain things that a Buyer’s agent can do before they start the tours of the possible homes. These are Best Practices and can help the role of the Tour Guide and make the clients feel confident and comfortable, which helps in the entire process from introduction to purchase.
Doing your homework first is the major rule of thumb. Before you start the tour of homes, make sure that you have selected the right homes that are in the financial perimeters of the client. Having the Talk with your prospects to get a feel for their taste and budget before showing them houses will save you both time in the long run.
Before you leave for the tour, make sure that you have all of the listings agents’ contact info in advance so you can make a quick call or send a text message if any questions come up during the day.