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Martin E. Kalisker, Esq., Real Estate Law From A Practical Perspective

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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

Not everyone is into baseball.

Oct 09, 2017 05:32 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

not a good strategy for Boston Agents... but we had four open house events and two out of 4 sold!! good weekend for us and the Sox!! hope it was for you, too!

Oct 09, 2017 05:19 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Maybe Endre Barath, Jr. might disagree but I say why not?

Oct 09, 2017 04:40 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Not everyone was watching, I worked even though it rain all day.

Oct 09, 2017 05:55 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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It may be the same in Boston as it is here in Charlotte during Carolina Panther games - no one shows up! I agree - why would you?!

Oct 09, 2017 05:13 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Because not everyone likes baseball?

Oct 09, 2017 04:37 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Serious home buyers are always looking.

Oct 09, 2017 06:12 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

With large crowds they may be fishing for clients not just a buyer for that listing

Oct 09, 2017 05:55 AM
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Dave Halpern
Dave Halpern Real Estate Agent, Inc., Louisville, KY (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

To pick up serious buyers

Oct 09, 2017 05:31 AM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I would be at the game and watching it,sorry Michael Jacobs 

Oct 09, 2017 06:26 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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Why not, I have more concerns with working on Sunday than during a baseball game.

Oct 09, 2017 10:36 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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you got to eat? 

Oct 09, 2017 09:06 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Because football is where it's at!

Oct 09, 2017 08:28 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Did you stop in to say 'HI' and peek at the registrar?

Did they express you were the only drop in of the afternoon?

Did they block your entry at the door to keep 'this secret' a secret?

Just to add some context, Superbowl is a great day for an open house.

 

Oct 09, 2017 05:52 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Tons of mere lookers ?

Oct 09, 2017 04:56 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Sports are not all things to all people. If they were we'd never have a proper time to hold an open house. 

Oct 09, 2017 09:24 AM
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Byron K . Jones
Coatesville, PA
List Today - Sold Tomorrow!

Someone is Always looking...if you didnt have tickets to the Game..might as well sell something!

Oct 09, 2017 08:48 AM
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J.R. Schloemer
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I'd rather sit in an open house with no visitors, than have to watch a baseball game. Besides it gives me a break from everything going on at my house.

Oct 09, 2017 08:09 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

My sense is that some people simply are not into sports ... of any kind. 

Oct 09, 2017 07:55 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

There are people out there who are not baseball fans. In Central Oregon, we have "golf widows" who love to check out homes while their husbands are golfing. Probably the same exists in Boston for baseball "widows" and there are opportunities for agents willing to miss the game for a potential sale.

Oct 09, 2017 07:52 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

They were catering to football fans. The Patriots played on Thursday.

Oct 09, 2017 07:40 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Martin,

Not everyone is a baseball fan.  A

Oct 09, 2017 06:59 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Martin Kalisker Not everyone is interested in baseball.

Oct 09, 2017 06:48 AM
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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

Parked and reading...

Oct 09, 2017 04:57 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Burlington, MA
Metro Boston Homes For Sale

Martin, in this market, the open houses do work!

May 13, 2018 10:02 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I think planning an open house with any sporting event won't do much good.

Oct 12, 2017 06:27 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Not everyone likes baseball.

 

Oct 11, 2017 11:52 AM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Sure; many do not follow sports

Oct 10, 2017 02:16 PM
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Serious buyers will be out looking. Do you really want to mess with a looky-loo? 

Just like winter. If you need a home you will be looking in the dead of winter. 

Oct 10, 2017 01:22 PM
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Ben DeHaven
Haven Realty & Investments - Lakeland, FL
Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida

You can say that EVERYONE is a fan, but I'd disagree, unless it was a requirement by law. 

Oct 10, 2017 12:29 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

While the guys are watching sports,  the women spend their money - easy peasy!

Oct 10, 2017 06:50 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I don't know. I suspect the majority of the public finds home buying more important than a sporting event.

Oct 10, 2017 05:05 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

We had a very successful open house! Not everyone is into baseball.

Oct 09, 2017 07:01 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Not everyone is into baseball

Oct 09, 2017 05:45 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Not everybody is a baseball fan. I have heard agent say that open houses are very productive during the Super Bowl. I say all open houses are a roll of the dice regardless.

Oct 09, 2017 05:21 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I would have an open house without hesitation or work with a motivated client. It has more meaning to me than watching a game:) Sport is not for everyone. But I respect everyone who would prefers a game. 

Oct 09, 2017 04:54 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I have no idea... then again, I don't do open houses and I don't do play off games.

Oct 09, 2017 04:27 PM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

This can definitely be a good Marketing Strategy because they know lots of folks will be out and about, is my first thought Martin Kalisker.  I've done Open Houses on Holiday Weekends, as well as on Bowl Game Days.  Many people are driving or walking or biking around before, during half-times, and after games or get-togethers.  I've had groups come in together, because some are visitors and others already live in the community.  And for those that are not into that particular game or sport, it's a 'regular' weekend day for Open Houses!

 

Oct 09, 2017 01:05 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

because if someone needs to buy a house who cares about baseball?

Oct 09, 2017 01:02 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Guess the agents were not Sox fans?

Oct 09, 2017 12:50 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

   That would be equivalent to holding an Open House here in Tallahassee, when there is an FSU Seminoles football game, either home or away.  Nobody will show up.

Oct 09, 2017 09:39 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

I don't think it's a good idea.

Oct 09, 2017 08:32 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

I had to read the comments to figure out we are not talking about football... and there you have your answer!

Oct 09, 2017 08:05 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

There are those who are not all wrapped up in baseball?

Oct 09, 2017 08:02 AM