Five Questions to Ask at an Open House

With online listings and virtual tours at our fingertips, you might think open houses would have gone the way of the dodo bird by now. After all, a potential homebuyer can easily travel the digital highway and find out everything he or she wants to know about a house with the click of a button.But open houses are not dead. They continue to be a great avenue for people to get information about a home that’s for sale.
1. How long has the house been on the market?
2. Have there been any recent improvements?
3. What shape is it in? Are they aware of any issues with the home?
4. Why are they selling?
5. What’s the area like? How are the neighbours?