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Open Houses in Naples FL

Attending open houses in Naples FL is an excellent way to explore potential homes and neighborhoods you may be interested in without the pressures of schedules and time frames. Read on to find out what you need to know before stepping through those inviting doors.

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Open Houses in Naples this Week March 1, 2024
1090
Listed
62
Avg. DOM
$626.49
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$814,394
Med. List Price
1090 Properties
Page 1 of 91
Open 3/3
3163 Gin Ln Naples,  FL 34102
$28,950,000
Neighborhood: Port Royal
6
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
7,595
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
137
Days on Site
223076454
MLS
Open 3/3
625 Kings Town Dr Naples,  FL 34102
$28,900,000
Neighborhood: Port Royal
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
7,791
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
58
Days on Site
224000940
MLS
Open 3/3
1365 Spyglass Ln Naples,  FL 34102
$28,500,000
Neighborhood: Port Royal
6
Beds
7F11/2
Baths
6,736
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
9
Days on Site
224017038
MLS
Open 3/3
1030 Galleon Dr Naples,  FL 34102
$19,900,000
Neighborhood: Port Royal
5
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6,414
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
151
Days on Site
223049022
MLS
Open 3/3
722 S 16th Ave Naples,  FL 34102
$17,950,000
Neighborhood: Aqualane Shores
5
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6,224
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
151
Days on Site
223047436
MLS
Open 3/3
1835 S Gulf Shore Blvd Naples,  FL 34102
$17,945,000
Neighborhood: Olde Naples
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6,155
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
17
Days on Site
224014668
MLS
Open 3/2
595 S 16th Ave Naples,  FL 34102
$16,750,000
Neighborhood: Aqualane Shores
6
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
5,883
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
2
Days on Site
224019740
MLS
Open 3/3
181 N 4th Ave Naples,  FL 34102
$16,500,000
Neighborhood: Olde Naples
5
Beds
5F31/2
Baths
6,940
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
127
Days on Site
223078246
MLS
Open 3/3
777 Kings Town Dr Naples,  FL 34102
$15,900,000
Neighborhood: Port Royal
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
6,498
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
10
Days on Site
224017262
MLS
Open 3/2
3841 Crayton Rd Naples,  FL 34103
$14,995,000
Neighborhood: Park Shore
5
Beds
6
Baths
6,031
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
151
Days on Site
223055042
MLS
Open 3/2
323 Neptunes Naples,  FL 34103
$14,995,000
Neighborhood: Park Shore
4
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
5,929
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
16
Days on Site
224014578
MLS
Open 3/2
351 Neapolitan Way Naples,  FL 34103
$14,895,000
Neighborhood: Park Shore
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
6,612
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
152
Days on Site
222020507
MLS

Advantages of Open Houses for Buyers

Open houses provide an opportunity to explore different neighborhoods in Naples. Take advantage of the open house format to get a feel for the local atmosphere, nearby amenities, and the overall vibe of the community. Many homes are in gated communities, so attending an open house gives you the chance to drive around and see if this neighborhood is a good match.

Viewing a property in person is vastly different from seeing it online. Open houses allow buyers to experience the home's layout, ambiance, and natural light firsthand, helping you to make more informed decisions. With advanced technologies in photography, the photos sometimes make the room size quite deceiving. We have also recently seen the use of virtual staging, so be prepared to walk into a home with possibly no furniture or different furniture than the photographs online.

Warning: Pitfalls of Walking into an Open House without being Prepared

While open houses can be a fantastic way to explore potential homes, there are some pitfalls to be aware of, especially if you attend by yourself without your Realtor. Without a Realtor, YOUR Realtor, you may lack someone to advocate for your interests. A buyer's agent can negotiate on your behalf, ensuring you get all of the pertinent information as well as the best possible deal. 

Prior to your search for a new home, find a Realtor you want to work with. Be open and honest with them about your timeframe for moving, your budget, and your realistic wants and needs. Your best representation happens when you sign a Buyers Broker Agreement, this protects both sides. One of the benefits when you have this agreement, is when you walk into an open house - the first thing the hosting agent asks is "are you working with a Realtor?". You can now answer yes without the other agent latching onto you and trying to get both sides of the deal. 

Walking in without representation allows the hosting agent to "claim you". A buyer does not want this. Your buyer's agent can give you a stack of business cards to carry with you. When you visit an open house, spur of the moment, you can just hand the hosting agent your agent's business card and you will be covered. They will still answer all of your questions, they just won't represent you if you decide to put in an offer.

The Importance of being Represented by your own Realtor

Without a realtor, you may lack someone to advocate for your interests. A buyer's agent can negotiate on your behalf, ensuring you get the best possible deal. Realtors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Without one, you may miss out on crucial insights into the local market, property values, and potential issues with a specific home.

Real estate transactions involve a significant amount of paperwork. Without professional representation, you might find the process overwhelming and risk overlooking important details. For instance, a particular condo will have condominium documents, however, it could also have a master homeowners association as well, those documents are just as important.

If you are not currently working with a Realtor, I would be delighted to represent you. Feel free to mention my name if you drop into any open house. Get in touch with me and I will get you all of the pertinent information so you can make a confident and informed decision on making an offer or continuing looking to find the perfect home.