Nationwide Open House


Be a part of something big: The 4rd Annual Nationwide Open House Weekend, April 20-21 2013 is back just in time for spring! Join REALTOR® associations from across the country as they host the nation’s largest open house campaign, Saturday and Sunday April 20-21, 2013.  REALTORS® are encouraged to hold open houses in both residential and rental listings from coast to coast, bringing value to buyers, sellers and renters. This event provides a tremendous opportunity to promote the benefits of homeownership.


We invite you to participate and get fantastic marketing exposure for both your residential and rental listings. We are working with the Las Vegas Review –Journal and other local media to alert potential buyers throughout Southern Nevada of this event.


There is NO charge to participate in the Nationwide Open House Weekend, but you know as well as we do that a successful open house is a well-marketed open house. Because of this The R-J is offering participating REALTORS® a special AD RATE of $35 for a single ad and $25 for multiple ads for the Saturday, April 20, real estate section.
Don’t delay. The deadline to submit your open house event in time for GLVAR, the R-J and others to promote it is April 17.  Las Vegas Review-Journal will include a full-color, multi-page special Nationwide Open House feature in the real estate section on April 20.


  • Full-color online ad listing at, including photos and driving directions.
  • Listing plotted on full-color page in the real estate section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to run on April 28. Your listing will include a full-color picture and property details.
  • Listings will be featured by area and price.




  • Inclusion in the GLVAR, and REALTOR® open house search.
  • Benefits of regional media campaign.
  • Customizable marketing materials.


Contact your Las Vegas Review Journal Account Executive or Anthony Reed at 702-383-0327 or
The REALTOR® Package | no cost


Make sure your Open House is listed correctly in the MLS. To send the listings you would like to appear in the Open House section, please follow the steps below:
– Go to www. and log in
-Click on tools
-Click listing manager
-Click listing maintenance
-Enter MLS number in the “find a listing by ML #”
– Click green go arrow
-Click on “Open Houses” (located on the left hand side)
-Click on the “Add an Open house” button and follow the steps


What Can You Do as an Individual REALTOR®?

  • Host an open house or multiple open houses for your listings April 20-21
  • Encourage your buyers to take advantage of this convenient way to visit a large number of homes in a short period of time.
  • Promote the event via mailings, e-mail, word of mouth.
  • Use social media to create buzz before and during your event.



What Can You Do as Brokerage Firm?

  • Rally widespread interest among your agents to increase the scope and power of the nationwide open house event.
  • Support agents’ efforts with promotional materials, such as hand-out maps of participating open houses.
  • Review open house safety with your agents.
  • Use social media to create buzz before and during your event.



  • Are you not sure why you should participate in the Nationwide Open House? Read this article which shares the  Media talking points including the benefit of the Nationwide Open House, why  Home Ownership Matters, Home Buying Tips, Home Selling Tips and the value of using of REALTOR®.

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  • Do you need some help with your Open House? Read this Field Guide to Open Houses which shares open house safety, open house tips, preparing for an open house along with more information on how to make your open house beneficial to you, your seller and potential buyer or renter.


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