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 […]
Tips to help you in buying your home
Short sales at the very least can be frustrating, long, and tedious transactions not only for the seller, but the buyer as well. It almost seems that the real estate gods are against both parties in bringing shortsales to close in this market. Now, the banks (at least some of the bigger banks) are complicating […]
Being a Realtor can be a most rewarding profession. We love it when we get to see homebuyers getting into their dream home and when we can help someone complete the sale of their home and move on to bigger and better life experiences. When a deal comes together and everyone is happy with the […]
The picks this week are all HUD homes…eligible for HUD’s $100 down program.
New home construction is alluring…I know this because I have built most of my homes rather than bought existing. I have also had lots of experience helping my buyers (especially first time homebuyers) get great deals on new construction. There is just something wonderful about picking your own colors, moving walls around to suit the […]
How Much Money Do I Need To Buy A Home? One of the first questions first time homebuyers always ask is how much money does it take to buy a home? Short answer: $1,000,000….just kidding, that should get the old heart beating.
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 […]
Not Really Short! I had a client come to me once with the request that we only look at short sales. My natural question (after I picked my jaw up from the floor) was “Why”? Her answer was that she had heard these homes were the quickest to buy, because the seller wanted a “short” […]
Buying a Home In Salt Lake City, Ut Will Interest Rates Or Home Prices Make A Difference? One of our clients, a first time homebuyer, asked us the other day whether they should wait for home prices to drop more before buying a home. They were also concerned about interest rates rising and rightly so. […]
Rural Housing100% Financing Loans Utah Rural Housing Loans are one of the most affordable loans available. Ha, you say, all loans are affordable right now, and if you are saying that you would be correct. Most mortgage loans are available for less than 5% interest rates, But….and this is a big BUT for most folks […]