How to add and edit open houses

In this article we'll cover everything you need to know to add and edit open houses in Showable.

How to add an open house

  1. From the left sidebar menu, click the "Listings" menu item
  2. From the listing index page, select the listing for which you want to add an open house
  3. From the listing page, click the "Create" button near the top right of the page, and select "Open House" from the drop-down
  4. Complete the open house form
  5. Click "Create Open House"

How to edit an open house

You must be either an admin or the host to edit an open house

  1. Navigate to the open house that you want to edit
  2. From the open house page, click the open house settings button (icon with 3 dots) near the top right of the page
  3. Make any changes you need in the open house form
  4.  Click "Update Open House"

Open house options

Open house options for admins

Admins often need to create open houses on behalf of another agent. To support this common need, Showable provides additional options on the open house form. If you are an admin, the open house form options are shown below.

Open house options for admin

  • Host: Which agent on your account will be hosting the open house
  • Date & time: The date and start time of the open house
  • Include virtual tour in attendee email: If the host has added a virtual tour for the listing, you can opt to include a link to that virtual tour in the open house attendee followup email
  • Send host a notification email: Check this option if you would like the host to be notified by email of the open house you are creating for them

Open house options for agents

Agents can create open houses for themselves, but not for other agents. If you an agent, the open house form options are shown below.

Open house options for agent

  • Date & time: The date and start time of the open house
  • Include virtual tour in attendee email: If you have added a virtual tour for the listing, you can opt to include a link to that virtual tour in the open house attendee followup email
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