As you prepare to buy your new Utah home, it’s very important to factor the expense of closing costs into your budget. How much are closing costs in Utah? It’s impossible for me to determine how much yours will be. There’s so much to take into consideration. Understanding the factors … Read more... Continue Reading
Home Buying Process
Building wealth takes time, planning, investment, and a ton of work. One way to build wealth is to invest in real estate. Right about now, some people are groaning sarcastically, “Oh, yeah with all the thousands I have just lying around, right?” It’s true that some types of real estate … Read more... Continue Reading
Home shopping is an exciting, albeit potentially stressful activity. To make your experience easier (and a lot more fun) create your own checklist. Build your list electronically or scratch it out on a notebook to carry with you. The checklist will be used to compare the homes you view. It … Read more... Continue Reading
It’s a whole new year. This is your chance to get it right! Let’s build a home loan file.... Continue Reading
Shopping for a new home? Take it from me — you should be shopping for a good home inspector too.... Continue Reading
Why do hard financial times bring scammers out of the woodwork? During an economic lull or crisis, people become vulnerable. We look for signs of hope, quick relief, and a kind heart to share our woes. That is what makes us easy targets. If you own a Utah home and are in fear of having to relinquish it to a mortgage lender, don’t fall victim to one of the many loan scams plaguing Utah homeowners today.... Continue Reading
Home sellers hire real estate agents to market and sell their properties. If you’re a home buyer, it’s fair to ask, “What should my real estate agent be doing for me as a buyer?” That’s a fair question! Many first-time buyers are unaware of the many services buyers’ agents perform for their clients.
Here’s the great news, the seller pays for both agents. Sound too good to be true? It’s not!... Continue Reading
Real Estate Agents are the people behind the scenes making your dream of home ownership come true. Their job might seem simple on the surface, but it is anything but.
In short, real estate agents help people buy and sell homes. In most cases, a seller will hire a listing agent, and the buyer will hire a buyer’s agent.... Continue Reading
Buying a home for the first time can feel like a daunting process, but with a bit of foreknowledge and preparation the process can be made much less stressful. Before you begin the home-buying process, line up your ducks!... Continue Reading