Here’s What Buyers Need to Know About Home Square Footage

Square footage is a complicated number, and it’s one that confuses many homebuyers. Here are answers to your most pressing square footage questions. The average home built in the western United States in 2010 is 2,143 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, an increase of more than 100 square feet compared to one decade [...]

3 Common Concerns Sellers Have About FHA Borrowers

For first-time homebuyers entering the real estate market, an FHA loan is an attractive option for an affordable residential mortgage for a number of reasons including lower credit score and down payment requirements. The same features that make the FHA loan program so attractive for buyers doesn't always seem so great from the seller's perspective. When sellers [...]

2017-11-22T16:42:24+00:00November 22, 2017|Economics 101, Loan Update 101|

3 Smart Solutions for a Low Credit Score

Having a higher credit score can open the door to more financial opportunities. When it's time to buy your Utah home, one of the first things you'll likely look into is your credit score. This three-digit number gives lenders a hint as to how likely you are to pay your bills completely and on time. [...]

Curb appeal makes a big difference for buyers and sellers

Making a good first impression is essential to selling a home. Making a good first impression is essential to selling a home. Buyers want to be wowed from the instant they see a home making the first couple seconds of a showing critical to a sale. A number of building product companies - Fypon, DaVinci Roofscapes, Therma-Tru and Simonton Windows - have named [...]

2017-10-04T15:01:24+00:00October 4, 2017|Utah Real Estate|

4 features to look for in a neighborhood

Though a home loan is certainly vital, there is more to the ideal dwelling beyond just price and interest rates. Here are four features to consider. When searching for the perfect home, it can be easy to get caught up in the details of a residential mortgage. Though a home loan is certainly vital, there is more [...]

2017-09-18T21:54:52+00:00September 18, 2017|101 In the Community, Utah Real Estate|

Become a Real Estate Celebrity

Are you ready to become a real estate celebrity and grow your referral business? It’s a lot easier than you may think, and rewarding in more ways than one. The goal is to build residual business by broadcasting super-engaging community video interviews about the local schools, businesses, and homes for sale. This will help you [...]

2017-04-28T15:08:52+00:00April 28, 2017|A+ Agent Program|

Next Level Immersive 3D Listings

What’s the latest and greatest in showcasing your listings? How about an immersive 3D home tour that is somewhere between real life and a video game. Matterport is a 3D camera that takes multiple scans of the inside of a home and stitches them together to create a three-dimensional world that a homebuyer can walk [...]

2017-04-25T23:18:56+00:00April 25, 2017|A+ Agent Program|

Why Veterans and Active Military Homebuyers Love VA Loans

VA loans are one source of funding that an increasing number of qualifying homebuyers who are or have been in the U.S. military have found to be highly beneficial. VA loans are available to qualifying active-service military personnel and veterans and are a wonderful benefit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers these brave [...]

2017-04-06T19:17:05+00:00November 2, 2016|Loan Update 101|

The Real Estate Landscape: Then and Now (Infographic)

If you're in the market for a new home today, you have probably researched things like the latest mortgage rates and average home prices. If you're in the market for a new home today, you have probably researched the latest residential mortgage rates and average home prices. These are important statistics to know. After [...]

2017-04-06T19:17:58+00:00November 2, 2016|Economics 101|