I love a great bath. My idea of a perfect end to an evening is a hot bath scented with my favorite vanilla and lavender bath soak and coupled with a great book or some soothing music.So, lucky for me that I get to talk about updating your bath room and perhaps your tub as […]
Tips to help you in buying your home
Paying Off Good Debts Can Actually Hurt You Got a call the other day from one of my buyer clients. Being the wonderful clients that they are, they naturally called me to give them some advice on paying off their credit cards in preparation to purchase their first home here in Salt Lake. ( Note: […]
If you want to know how we got into the mortgage mess, this is a good reason. This post came from an associate in California, it is worth repeating here. This Sucks… Who sent this junk? Via Bill Ladewig, Your FHA Guru: I really dislike this slimy advertising. You too? Lets do something about it. I […]
There is a great deal of difference between a foreclosed home and a shortsale. Let’s start by saying that both these transactions involve the bank that held the mortgage on the home.
Now, I am not a statistic minded type person, but my office is, and they have given me some interesting market statistics for Salt Lake County, so naturally I would like to pass those on to you statistical minded people, cause, well….that is my job you know, to keep you informed! Salt Lake County Single […]
Well, lets see….interest rates this week are hovering around 4-4.5%…still pretty low, home prices are inching up….Homes are staying on the market a little longer in Utah, and although it is Not a buyers market, buyers have a better chance of getting the price they want in certain price ranges (hint…Not under $250,000), but with the […]
Here is a great commentary on the problems that have been caused by HVCC. We have had our own personal trials and tribulations with appraisers being flown in from Arizona…yes, Arizona (since when are we Remotely anything like the Arizona market here in Salt Lake?) and being brought down from Hooper (a definitely rural area […]
Fixer Uppers are a great way for first time homebuyers or in fact any homebuyers to take a home in need of a little “TLC”, add your own personality and style and make a home not only speak to you, but increase in value as well.If you intend on making your fixer upper home your […]
Do you or someone you know have a disability in their family? There is now a loan program available that can help get buyers with disabilities into a home of their own with low down payment, lower monthly payments and best of all….No mortgage insurance!
Energy Efficient Mortgages It seems like everywhere we turn we hear about steps we should take to save energy and “go green.” Now our mortgages are no exception. Whether you feel you would like to do your part to help protect the environment, keep a little extra money in your pocket each month, or would […]