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 […]
Tips to help you in buying your home
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 […]
Its Just This Simple, Now Is The TimeTo Buy A Home
CURB APPEAL TOPS MY LIST! Whenever we meet with sellers to counsel with them about putting their home on the market, one of the first items I bring up is Curb Appeal(Steve’s is the garage, but more about that later). It’s one of my pet peeves (along with black bananas on top of the fridge, leaving […]
What does “Proof of Funds or Pre Approval” On a Listing Mean? One of my buyer clients saw this phrase the other day on an active listing, and being a client who always follows the instructions from her very favorite, wonderful, knowledgeable and beautiful Realtor (ok, well I get carried away sometimes), she called me […]
You have heard us (well, if you are reading our highly informative and entertaining posts) talk about fixer uppers and how to get the money to fix them up.
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 […]
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.
The Answer is….No. Less painful….yes! Some Agent’s thinking (although this is becoming less and less all the time, especially with the new Short Sale Addendum to the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract) is to collect offers on short sales and send them all in to the bank and let the bank sort them out. If […]
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. […]