The Perks of Downsizing When You Retire

The Perks of Downsizing When You Retire

The Perks of Downsizing When You Retire Some Highlights If you’re about to retire, or just did, downsizing can be a good way to try to cut down on some of your expenses. Smaller homes typically have lower energy and maintenance costs. Plus, you may have...

Utah Licensed Real Estate Agents

In the past, we have had over 30,000 Active licenses. At the End of 2023  here is where we stand. Data is sourced from the Utah Division of Real Estate 22, 853 Active Licensees Sales Agent - 18,517 Principal Broker - 2442 Branch Broker - 171 Inactive - 4016   In...

3 Helpful Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

3 Helpful Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

3 Helpful Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Some Highlights Trying to buy your first home? If you’re worried about affordability today or the limited number of homes for sale, these tips can help. Look into homebuyer programs, expand your search area, and consider...

What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market?

What Are Experts Saying About the Spring Housing Market? If you’re planning to move soon, you might be wondering if there'll be more homes to choose from, where prices and mortgage rates are headed, and how to navigate today’s market. If so, here's what the...

NAR Lawsuit Update – How does this effect Utah Realty?

NAR Lawsuit Update  What we Know.... The NAR has reached a settlement agreement on the class action lawsuits relating to the offer of compensation rule. Details are in the link below. There is much to digest and more info and training will come out in the days ahead....

The First Step: Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

The First Step: Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

The First Step: Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Some Highlights If you’re looking to buy a home in 2024, getting pre-approved is a key piece of the puzzle. Mortgage pre-approval means a lender checks your finances and decides how much you’re qualified to borrow....

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move

Why You Want an Agent’s Advice for Your Move No matter how you slice it, buying or selling a home is a big decision. And when you’re going through any change in your life and you need some guidance, what do you do? You get advice from people who know what they’re...

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You Some Highlights If you’re looking to buy a home, it’s important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. That’s because even a small change in mortgage rates can have a big impact...

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up

Expert Home Price Forecasts for 2024 Revised Up Over the past few months, experts have revised their 2024 home price forecasts based on the latest data and market signals, and they’re even more confident prices will rise, not fall. So, let’s see exactly how experts’...

Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home

Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home

Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home Buying your first home is a big, exciting step and a major milestone that has the power to improve your life. As a first-time homebuyer, it's a dream you can make come true, but there are some hurdles you'll need to overcome...

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You Based on what you’re hearing in the news about home prices, you may be worried they’re falling. But here’s the thing. The headlines aren’t giving you the full picture. If you look at the national data for...

Maximizing The Benefits Of Home Equity When Downsizing

Maximizing The Benefits Of Home Equity When Downsizing

Maximizing The Benefits Of Home Equity When Downsizing When it comes to downsizing, homeowners often view it as a way to simplify their lives, reduce maintenance costs, or even relocate to a more desirable location. But what many don't realize is that downsizing can...

Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re looking to buy a home in 2024. What Pre-Approval Is...

There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight

There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight

There’s No Foreclosure Wave in Sight Some Highlights Headlines saying foreclosures are rising might make you feel uneasy. But the truth is, there’s no need to worry. If you look at the latest numbers, they’re still below pre-pandemic norms and way below what happened...

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually need to wait until spring to sell....

2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates

2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates

2 of the Factors That Impact Mortgage Rates If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ve probably been paying close attention to mortgage rates. Over the last couple of years, they hit record lows, rose dramatically, and are now dropping back down a bit. Ever wonder why?...

Trends in Senior Housing

Trends in Senior Housing

Trends in Senior Housing In this article, we dive into the fascinating realm of senior purchasing habits when it comes to housing. With the aging population, the needs and preferences of seniors have transformed, leading to new trends and demands in the housing...

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024 Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae found that 24% of people think home prices will actually decline over the...

Key Terms Every Homebuyer Should Learn

Key Terms Every Homebuyer Should Learn

Key Terms Every Homebuyer Should Learn Some Highlights Buying a home is a big deal and can feel especially complicated if you don't know the terms used during the process. If you want to become a homeowner this year, it's a good idea to learn these key housing...

3 Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability

3 Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability

3 Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability Over the past year, a lot of people have been talking about housing affordability and how tight it’s gotten. But just recently, there’s been a little bit of relief on that front. Mortgage rates have gone down since their most...

The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth

The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth

The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth If you're trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here's a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and confidence you need to make your decision. Every three years, the Federal...

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power If you want to buy a home, it's important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. Fortunately, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages have come down significantly...

Achieving Your Homebuying Dreams in 2024

Achieving Your Homebuying Dreams in 2024

Achieving Your Homebuying Dreams in 2024 [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Planning to buy a home in 2024? Here’s what to focus on. Improve your credit score, plan for your down payment, get pre-approved, and decide what’s most important to you. Let’s connect so you have...

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, it’s a good time to consider if your current house is still a good fit for the next chapter in your life. Fortunately, you may be in a...

Get Ready To Buy a Home by Improving Your Credit Score

Get Ready To Buy a Home by Improving Your Credit Score

Get Ready To Buy a Home by Improving Your Credit Score As the new year approaches, the idea of buying a home might be on your mind. It’s an exciting goal to set, and it's never too early to start laying the groundwork. One crucial step to prepare for homeownership is...

Get Your House Ready To Sell This Winter

Get Your House Ready To Sell This Winter

Get Your House Ready To Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights As you get ready to sell your house, there are a few things you should add to your to-do list to make it inviting and boost curb appeal. To name just a couple, it’s a good idea to declutter, take...

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline

Why Mortgage Rates Could Continue To Decline When you read about the housing market, you’ll probably come across some information about inflation or recent decisions made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how do those two things impact you and your homebuying...

Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market in 2024. In 2023, higher mortgage rates, confusion over home price headlines, and a lack of...

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