Is 2017 A Good Year To Buy A Home in Salt Lake? Well, lets see….interest rates this week are hovering around 4%…still pretty low, home prices are inching up….
Most people think that having condo insurance is like having renter’s insurance, you need to cover your personal possessions and the rest is covered by the master policy of the HOA, right? That’s what you pay your HOA dues every month for…well, sorta right. Here in Utah we have Utah Condo Law that specifies ,( […]
The Answer is….No. Less painful….yes! Some Agent’s thinking (although this is becoming less and less all the time, especially with the new Short Sale Addendum to the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract) is to collect offers on short sales and send them all in to the bank and let the bank sort them out. If […]
Walk-ability Score – What is it and why do I need one? I get a lot of questions about the “Walkability Score” section of property details on my search site www.searchsaltlakehomes.com, so thought I would give you a cool and efficient explanation of said component. Walk Score is a company which “analyzes hundreds of walking […]
The idea of “foreclosed properties” being dumps and in need of a lot of work, is simply not true all the time. Now, HUD homes….those that are FHA and VA foreclosures are a totally different animal and are not to be confused with regular foreclosures. For more info on those types see our post HUD […]
Since the revision of the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract went into effect on Jan 1, 2009, it is even more important for homebuyers in Salt Lake and indeed all of Utah to protect themselves with a home warranty. The section of the Utah Real Estate Purchase Contract that required home sellers to warranty all […]