Open Houses of the Week: Sept. 17-18

There's something about that "Open House" sign that acts like a magnet. Whether you're looking for a new place to live, keeping tabs on real estate in your neighborhood, or just angling for a sneak peek at someone else's private domain, the lure of an open door is powerful.

This weekend we round up open houses in the country's top 10 most-searched real estate markets in August, according to So grab your (computer) keys, and let's go for a ride.