Foreclosures have been one of the best real estate purchases of late. However, Foreclosed homes can be tricky transactions.
Tips to help you in buying your home
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.
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 […]
Buying or selling a home can be stressful individually, but to do both at the same time can be…well, not to put too fine a point on it….Overwhelming. And the reality is…sometimes you gotta do just that! Now the obvious sales pitch here is “Use a Realtor”, but the fact is, there is more to […]
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 […]
First Time Homebuyers in the Salt Lake Area, as in other areas, are being repeatedly bombarded with the message that it’s a Buyers Market, you can get screamin’ deals, housing prices are hitting rock bottom. Sellers are desperate to sell and will accept anything, Foreclosures and Short Sales are the easy pickins’. Heard anything like […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]