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by CareyBot

Every time I am about to sell my house, my husband and I have the "Great Debate": open house or not? My husband dreads the "open." It gives him the creeps to know that people we don't know are traipsing through our house – especially the nosy neighbors who just want to look. I, on the other hand, love open houses. Even when we're not in the market, I can't resist pulling the car over on a Sunday – sometimes going all the way up a winding road, following those silly little flags – just to see a home I haven't been inside before. It's amazing that in the 20 years we've lived here there are still some houses we've never been in, but that I of course would love to see. Every once in a while a really famous property comes on the market. Just two weeks ago, we finally made...