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800 Open Home is another offering in the fast growing curbside property marketing realm

Consumers can text 800 Open Home to engage with agents and listing information

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Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. 800 Open Home is a text-based listing information service. Platform(s): browser-agnostic; SMS-capable devices Ideal for: any agent or team looking to start a mobile marketing effort Top selling points Free Text response pushes recipient to listing website Text code naming structure is easy for agents, buyers to share with others Things to consider Listing details have to be input manually, as there is no IDX (Internet data exchange) link. This could lead to data inconsistencies if standards are not created for teams or multiple users. Full review Text-based property sign responders have been around for a few years now. So, 800 Open Home isn't novel. There is some value to the use of a 1-800 number, even though just about every mobile phone service plan in existence includes unlimited texting to any number. The return text nicely summarizes th...