When it comes to buying a home, finding one you like is just the beginning. Did you know – getting started on your mortgage is actually the very first step in your home-buying process. Getting a mortgage can be a bit intimidating, especially if you haven’t done it before. Felling nervous because you’re not sure … Continue reading Getting a Mortgage: A Beginner’s Guide
Selling your home isn’t like selling an old bike – it requires expertise in marketing your home for sale. Sure, you can put up a “for sale” sign and an MLS listing, but unless you just get lucky, probably not a lot is going to happen … except sitting endlessly on the market. At The … Continue reading The Packer Group Marketing: 360-degree solutions that get your home sold
Staging your home is an important part of selling your home quickly and for a higher price point. By “staging,” we mean setting up your home in a way that shows off its best features, minimizes its flaws, and generally makes it look as good as it possibly can – just like putting makeup on … Continue reading 10 Tips for Staging Your Home for Quick-Sale Success
No matter what you’re selling – toothpaste, tomatoes, or townhomes – choosing the right price is key to getting your product off the shelves. Determining a home’s best asking price is more than just picking a number that sounds good. That’s why we have tried-and-true real estate pricing strategies designed to get our clients the … Continue reading Pricing Your Home – Just right, right on time
The real estate absorption rate is how fast homes for sale are being sold – or “absorbed” into the market. Here’s how the math works Absorption rate is calculated by dividing the number of homes sold each month by the total number of homes on the market. So, let’s say there are 1,000 homes on … Continue reading What is the real estate absorption rate and why do I care?
Getting ready to sell your home? Whether you’re trading up, downsizing, moving away, or just cashing out on your investment – selling your home is an exciting time. Selling your home can be a bit stressful as well. You have a lot to do to get your home ready, get it on the market, and … Continue reading 7 Steps to Selling a Home – A Cheat Sheet