Buying a Home has become Winning the Bid

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5 STEPS TO BETTER POSITION YOURSELF IN A Real Estate Bidding War Salt Lake home buyers know multiple bids are back in a big way and not just on distressed and bank owned properties. Demand from Utah real estate buyers entering the market in 2012 is far outstripping supply across many asset … [Read more...]

Utah Home Buyers Everywhere!

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Sellers and buyers should take note of the changing market conditions in and around Salt Lake County, Utah. The last three weekends I have noticed an increase in buyer activity while showing homes.   Homes that are move-in ready and not short sales are selling in one or two days. I have seen … [Read more...]

12 Reasons To Not Buy A Short Sale

Let Short Sales Become Bank Owned

1) Sellers Paid Too Much Despite the bank taking a loss, there is little to no equity in the property for the new buyer. The buyer loses a chance at gaining equity because the bank has taken a loss even greater than what the seller was short. The bank has to approve a price that allows for … [Read more...]

Real Estate Trends in Selling Homes

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Are You Selling Your Home in 2012? In 2011, the number of people using real estate agents to buy or sell their home was at an all-time high. The number of sellers that "Sold by Owner" was also at it lowest percentage in decades. Why? Because selling a home is more than putting a sign on the … [Read more...]

3 Tips 4 Buying Utah Short Sales

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Buying a short sale can be a great way to make a smart real estate purchase. There are a few items to think about to make your experience with Utah short sales more positive. More frequently, home buyers want to look at nothing but foreclosures, REOs, and short sales during their real estate … [Read more...]

Buy A Home After Selling Short

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How to buy a home if you were forced to sell your home or condo as a short sale. You might qualify for another home purchase. Below are three options you might consider if you want to buy another home soon after your short sale. Ask FHA for an exception! If you are able to document and show the … [Read more...]

Sell Homes at Higher Price with DSLR Photos

homes sell for more with better photos

In a recent study done by Redfin Corp, it was discovered that listings marketed with high end DSLR photos sold for more money! And we’re not talking a few dollars more! According to the Wall Street Journal, the study showed that listings with DSLR photos gained any where from $1000 to $100,000 … [Read more...]