Are Los Angeles Open Houses a Thing of the Past?

I read a post recently discussing how effective holding open houses is these days.  A few years ago that was the best way for a home buyer to find  Los Angeles homes for sale.  

Things have changed, and Los Angeles home buyers  are increasing searching online for listings.  Even if they are using the services of a Los Angeles Realtor®,  they continue to use the internet on their own.Are Los Angeles Open Houses Effective?

When something comes up that interests a buyer they generally want to see that property immediately and not wait until the open house which might be a week or so ahead.  Especially in this market where good new inventory is few and far between.  And by “good”, priced right is the main criterion.

Most often a home will sell because Realtors® on the lookout for a particular property for their client will have seen it come on the market and alerted their buyers immediately.  No one is going to want to wait for the open house.  There will be other parties wanting to see the same property also, and generally the listing agent will agree to show before the open house.

A great house is probably already “sold” before the day of the open house, and the chance of a buyer accidentally falling upon it that day is slim to none.  So, many Los Angeles homes for sale will have the good fortune of being sold quickly and never make it to the open house day.

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Showing properties 1 – 25 of 149. See more Recent Los Angeles Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 1/30/2012)

  1.  Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.0 baths
    Home size: 1,437 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  2.  Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    4 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 2,083 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,459 sq ft
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 1
  3. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.0 baths
    Home size: 1,585 sq ft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  4. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.0 baths
    Home size: 1,439 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  5. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,750 sq ft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  6. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 1,376 sq ft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  7. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    6 beds, 5.5 baths
    Home size: 4,449 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,020 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  8. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,113 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,491 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 1
  9. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,714 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,040 sq ft
    Year built: 1924
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  10. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 3.0 baths
    Home size: 1,942 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Days on market: 1
  11. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,252 sq ft
    Year built: 1964
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  12. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    4 beds, 4.0 baths
    Home size: 2,801 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,260 sq ft
    Year built: 1926
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  13. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 1.0 baths
    Home size: 1,128 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,675 sq ft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 1
  14. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,166 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,500 sq ft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 2
  15. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2 full baths
    Lot size: 6,370 sq ft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  16. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    5 beds, 6.0 baths
    Home size: 5,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,071 sq ft
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 2
  17.  Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,181 sq ft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  18.  Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,265 sq ft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  19. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    4 beds, 6.0 baths
    Home size: 4,559 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,360 sq ft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 3
  20. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,331 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,440 sq ft
    Year built: 1937
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  21. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 1,400 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 3
  22. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    2 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 1,160 sq ft
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 3
  23. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    3 beds, 2.0 baths
    Home size: 1,144 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,280 sq ft
    Year built: 1910
    Days on market: 3
  24. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    3 beds, 1.75 baths
    Home size: 1,986 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,097 sq ft
    Year built: 1955
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4
  25. 0 medium Is the Los Angeles Open House Going the Way of the Dodo?
    4 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,015 sq ft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 4

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