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Lights, Camera, Action



Ideally, your Realtor has helped you prepare your home so that it is priced correctly to spark interest and attract motivated buyers. Once buyers are ready to view a home, they contact a Realtor to schedule an appointment.

Your Realtor should have advised you how to prepare your home for showings. For instance, such as turning on lights, opening blinds to highlight attractive views, etc. To help you prepare for showings more efficiently, you should establish a timeframe for when your home will be available.

Often sellers who are living in the home do not want a lockbox. The Supra lockbox makes it easy for listing agents to track activity at client properties. A data record is created each time it is opened, and that information is transmitted immediately so real estate agents can obtain real-time information about showings. Client questions can be answered quickly, and feedback from showing agents can be gathered while information is fresh in the showing agent’s mind. Discuss with your Realtor the pros and cons.

Lights, Camera, Action: Showings:

  • Discuss with your Realtor how much notice you need for showings.
  • Ideally, you’ve decluttered/cleaned your home and hidden your valuables and sensitive paperwork. You should keep your home clean, tidy, and odorless.
  • Leave for all showings.
  • Have pets removed or, at a minimum, secured for showings.