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.
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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 […]
Walk-ability Score – What is it and why do I need one? I get a lot of questions about the “Walkability Score” section of property details on my search site www.searchsaltlakehomes.com, so thought I would give you a cool and efficient explanation of said component. Walk Score is a company which “analyzes hundreds of walking […]
If you saw my last post, (A Great Bath Is Better Than…) I indicated that the bathroom (especially the Master Bath) is one of those upgrades that sell homes.
The idea of “foreclosed properties” being dumps and in need of a lot of work, is simply not true all the time. Now, HUD homes….those that are FHA and VA foreclosures are a totally different animal and are not to be confused with regular foreclosures. For more info on those types see our post HUD […]
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 […]
Since the revision of the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract went into effect on Jan 1, 2009, it is even more important for homebuyers in Salt Lake and indeed all of Utah to protect themselves with a home warranty. The section of the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract that required home sellers to warranty all […]
Purchasing New Construction Homes in Salt Lake City, UT It’s spring , have you got the itch to move? If you are a first time homebuyer, you have lots of choices available to you in the home department, among them new construction. If you currently own a home, then building a new residence is sometimes […]
Are Buyer’s Agents In It For The Money? Well, if I answered that and told you no, would you believe me? Probably not. So, I will tell you that Yes, buyer’s agents want what comes along with a successful transaction. Steve and I want the following: A Happy Buyer– that’s why we work hard behind […]