This Weekend MIAMI Realtors Presents South Florida Open House Showcase during Year’s Busiest 10-Days Including Contest for Realtors & Buyers
MIAMI — (RealEstateRama) — The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) is presenting South Florida’s biggest open house showcase during the region’s busiest 10 days of the year, Feb. 14-24. MIAMI expects more than 2,000 properties at every price range to host open houses in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties. More than $1 billion in houses and condos are participating. View listings: SouthFloridaOpenHouseSearch.com
“Hundreds of thousands of visitors will be coming to South Florida from Feb. 14-24 to participate in boat shows, art festivals, wine festivals and more,” 2019 MIAMI Chairman of the Board José María Serrano said. “We are using this opportunity to showcase our incredible Miami real estate market with 10 consecutive days of open houses with properties at every price range.”
More than 136,000 domestic and international visitors will generate at least 100,000 hotel room nights during the 78th annual Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key from Feb. 14-18. Art Wynwood (Feb. 14-18), the Coconut Grove Art Festival (Feb. 16-18), the South Beach Wine and Food Festival presented by Food & Wine (Feb. 20-24), the South Miami Rotary Art Festival (Feb. 23-24) and the Artigas Arts Festival (Feb. 16-18) are some other events occurring between Feb. 14-24.
Open House Showcase Smart TV Social Media Contest
South Florida Open House Showcase visitors and listing agents each have a chance to win one of four 50” Toshiba LED 4K TV with HDR Fire TV. Visit MiamiRealtors.com/OpenHouseWeekend for details.
Open house visitors can become eligible to win by taking a selfie with the open house visible in the background and then post your photo on one or more of the following: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Posts must include all three of the following: MLS # (provided at the open house by the Realtor), #OpenHouseShowcase and SouthFloridaOpenHouseSearch.com
Open house listings agents can become eligible by first having their open house listing appear on SouthFloridaOpenHouseSearch.com. The agent profile photo must appear on the listing on SouthFloridaOpenHouseSearch.com.
Deadline for all social media posts is 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. An open house visitor and an open house listing agent will be chosen randomly from list of all eligible posts. Realtors and Realtors family members and employees of the MIAMI Realtors, CoreLogic, Rapattoni and Proxio are not eligible.
Open Houses Sell Properties
Open houses have long been proven effective in buying and selling homes. Open houses, especially in the first few weeks when the home is on the market, make it convenient for the buyers to come and see the house without an appointment. With the holidays approaching, more home buyers are taking time off work to visit open houses. Buyers can see so many more homes in less time.
With more people searching for homes via the Internet, buyers are now walking into open houses knowing about the property’s neighborhood and schools. Many buyers are seeking open houses because they are ready to draw up a contract, especially in a high-demand market like Miami.
MIAMI offers its members many services to enhance their open houses. MIAMI products & services available: http://www.miamirealtors.com/services. In addition, MIAMI has held RPR open houses tips & tricks, iUSE photography and Property Panorama courses and webinars.
MIAMI’s First Two Open House Weekends Brought Major Exposure to Listings
MIAMI hosted its first South Florida open house weekend on September 15-16, 2018. More than 1,611 MIAMI properties participated. The listings got major exposure with more than 3,100-page views with an average of 4 minutes and 44 seconds per visit.
MIAMI hosted another successful open house weekend on Dec. 8-9, 2018. MIAMI also organizes MIAMI Broker open houses for Realtors every week throughout the year.
About the MIAMI Association of Realtors
The MIAMI Association of Realtors was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating 99 years of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of six organizations, the Residential Association, the Realtors Commercial Alliance, the Broward-MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS-MIAMI) Council, the Young Professionals Network (YPN) Council and the award-winning International Council, it represents 47,000 real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage. It is the largest local Realtor association in the U.S. and has official partnerships with 204 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI’s official website is www.MiamiRealtors.com