If you read my article Time Management Tips for Busy Moms, you’ll know I’m a work-from-home mom with a certain work-style and schedule. I only work early in the morning while Tasha is asleep! Well, since writing that post, I’ve had some moms say “I love my sleep so I couldn’t get up early in […]
Open houses are fun and it’s an easy way to see multiple homes in one neighborhood very quickly. However, if you visit an open house without your real estate agent, here are two conversations you should avoid. It’s the right house. “I love this house”, “This is what we’ve been looking for” or “When could […] […]
What is title insurance, and why do I need it? Find out these answers and more in this quick overview about the importance of title insurance. Title Insurance will protect you against a loss on your home or land due to a title defect. A deed or mortgage in the chain of title may be […]
6 Things You Need To Know If You Plan To Buy Your First Home In 2017 If your new year’s resolution is to buy your first home in 2017, then you’ve got your financial work cut out for you.
Are you ready to change the interior design in your home? If you want to mix things up (and don’t want to break the bank) consider doing small tweaks to your existing style. Many people like to change their décor with the seasons or the holidays so if you want to try something different, we’re here to help.
There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University explains: […]
A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the mountains of northern and central Utah, the mountain valleys of northern Utah and portions of the northern Wasatch Front. Additionally, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for portions of Salt Lake, Tooele and Utah counties. Snow moved in Thursday afternoon/evening and will continue off and…
While this is a bit of a broad question, most banks and mortgage lenders are looking for the same basic thing, your ability to repay the home loan. After all, as long as you make your mortgage payments on time each month, there isn’t much else for them to worry about. You hold up your […]
So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid for the home, ask the sellers to […]
National Association of Realtors survey finds pros and cons for agents in the first year under the new mortgage transaction regime. Key Takeaways One year after TRID’s implementation, the National Association of Realtors surveyed its members about their experiences with the regulation. Consumers have a better understanding of the homebuying process thanks to TRID, though real […]