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. […]
Tips to help you in buying your home
One of the hardest parts of buying your first home is getting the money you need for down payment (Usually 3.5 % for FHA loans and 3-20 % for conventional). On a $200,000 home that is $7000 to $40,000 depending on the type of loan you have. Pocket change sez you…ha ha sez I (no, […]
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.
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 […]
You are First Time Homebuyers and you have Found THE HOME. You have watched DIY and HGTV and you know you can do everything those couples do on the home improvement show, but beyond the down payment, you have very little money to replace the cabinets in the kitchen, tile the bathroom and maybe add […]
If you read my earlier post Curb Appeal This Spring, then you know that we (yes, Steve will agree with me on this) are all about that when you are thinking of selling your home. And even if you are not selling…this should be on your mind. After all, the view from the street is […]
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 […]