Category: Buyer Tools
How Low Inventory Levels Impact Your Home Search
This is the time of year when the aisles of every store begin to be inundated with enough holiday decorations to fill your closets for years to come. The holidays are always a busy time of year, and if you are relocating and trying to buy a home in the middle of it all that can... Read More
You Ask, We Answer: Just How Important is Location, Anyway?
If you’ve ever heard a friend or family member talk about real estate, you’ve likely heard the phrase “location, location, location” in reference to the importance that choosing the right community or neighborhood has in the home buying process. However, if you haven’t bought a home before or if you’re thinking about making a move,... Read More
Buying a Home: Expectations Versus Reality
Are you thinking about buying a new home in Salt Lake City or the surrounding area? Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned real estate veteran the home buying process is always exciting and at times can be full of surprises. In today’s blog post we’ll share some helpful advice about tempering your expectations... Read More
Home Buying Trends Over the Next Five Years
According to BMO Harris Bank, this year is looking to see a large increase in home buying, specifically from the age group ranging from 18 to 34 years old. For several years this age group has been waiting out the economic downtown through living at home or renting. As a result from watching so many... Read More
What’s Your Home Buying Situation?
If you’ve already bought a home or two in the past it’s likely that you understand how the process works and what you need to look for. However, as time has passed your needs have probably changed. It’s important to take stock of your current situation and ask yourself “what type of homebuyer am I... Read More
Consider Non-Traditional Investments
Whether you’re new to the real estate investment game or you’re a seasoned veteran who is looking to expand their portfolio, you’re likely interested in investment opportunities that are more exciting than your traditional ‘buy and rent’. In this blog post we’ll explore the non-traditional real estate investment potential here in Salt Lake City and... Read More
Choosing a Family-Oriented Community In and Around Salt Lake City
Whether you’re a young couple who is having their first child or you’re a large family looking to make an upgrade to a more spacious home, if you’re moving to a new community you’ll want to choose one that is family-oriented. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that a community is populated... Read More
Tips for the Long Distance Home Search In and Around Salt Lake City
Whether you’ve been to the Salt Lake City area in the past or you’re currently located in some other area of the country and thinking about making a move, the prospects of a real estate hunt while you’re not on the ground locally can be daunting. While a long distance home search can be challenging,... Read More
Is New Construction or a Pre-Owned Home Right For You?
If you’re thinking about buying a home in the Greater Salt Lake City area, one of the major considerations you’ll need to make is whether you buy an existing house or whether you purchase a brand new home where you’ll be the first tenant. Let’s take a look at a few factors that you’ll to... Read More
How to Help the Kids Adjust
If you’re moving in to the Salt Lake City region from another part of Utah or outside of the state and you have children, you’ve probably given some thought as to how they’re going to handle the move. From toddler to teenager, the prospect of a new home, a new school and having to make... Read More