What to Look For When Buying a House

The decision to purchase a house shouldn’t be taken lightly. Real estate is one of the most expensive investments that most of us will ever make. It’s okay to take all the time you need to make an informed decision. Every prospective buyer has certain things that they want or need in their next home. … Continued

Will A Home Sell Better Empty?

Home sellers are a busy lot. They need to have their residences listed, marketed, and advertised. Many homeowners are simultaneously preparing for showings while also researching other properties and neighborhoods that they would consider living in. Some owners debate whether it’s best to sell their home empty or leave things as they are and have … Continued

St George Utah Real Estate Market Report – June 2022

Welcome to this month’s real estate market report for the city of St. George, Utah. This report is based on the latest MLS data as of the end of June 2022 and is presented to you by the Jackie Ruden Realty Team. The month of June had a slowdown in buying activity and while single-family … Continued

Are Appliances Included When You Buy A Home?

The decision to purchase a house is never easy. Real estate is popular and something that has continued to grow in demand and value in recent years. A house is also one of the most expensive investments that most people will ever make, so it’s okay to take all the time that you need to … Continued

How To Sell A Home By Short Sale

Things can be a bit more complex if you’re attempting to move a property via a short sale. A short sale is when a home loan lender agrees to allow the homeowner to sell the house for an amount that is less than what’s left on the mortgage balance. The owner may be behind on … Continued

St George Utah Real Estate Market Report – May 2022

Welcome to this month’s real estate market report for the city of St. George, Utah. This report is based on the latest MLS data as of the end of May 2022 and is presented to you by the Jackie Ruden Realty Team. What are the market conditions like for single-family homes in St. George? Are … Continued

When Is The Best Time To Buy A House?

Houses can be more difficult to obtain than other big-ticket items. You can’t go to a store and select the home that you want. Buyers need to carefully research properties and neighborhoods. They have to think about the amenities that they would like to have and determine how close each potential residence is to doctor’s … Continued

What Upgrades Can Increase The Value Of A Home?

There’s more work involved in selling property than just creating a listing. Home sellers have to list amenities that buyers are interested in. They will also need to spend some time staging the property and cleaning before showings are scheduled. In a busy real estate market, owners need to make their houses stand out. One … Continued

St George Utah Real Estate Market Report – April 2022

Welcome to this month’s St. George, Utah real estate market report, presented to you by the Jackie Ruden Realty Team. Single-family home prices have climbed higher year to year in St. George, and the supply of single-family homes has increased from one year ago. Find out more about the St. George real estate market in … Continued

Do I Have To Pay Taxes When Buying A House?

Making the decision to purchase a house is a big step. First-time buyers are making the move from renting or living with family to having property that’s all their own. It’s also a significant expense for most people, so take all the time that you need to make your choice. Some buyers are concerned about … Continued