What Does it Cost to Close on a House in Utah

A home is a large investment. Most first-time home buyers know that they need to save money to buy a house. A down payment will put you in a much stronger financial situation which will help you get the best mortgage rates. What many first-time homebuyers don’t know if they also need to prepare for … Continued

Your Guide to Buying a Home in a Trust

You may not be aware that you have an option of buying a home in a trust when you decide to purchase a property. While this is not something that is suitable for everyone, it can be an excellent way to protect against a wide range of variables. What is a trust? Buying a home … Continued

Closing Costs When Buying a Home

Financing options

You’re probably aware that you may need a down payment when you’re buying a home. What you may not be aware of are the different fees that you may be required to pay that are associated with the home buying process. The collection of fees is known as the closing costs. Understanding closing costs when … Continued

What Do I Need to Know About Homeowners’ Associations?

Homeowners’ Association

Buying a house in a planned development means that you will most likely be part of a homeowners’’ association (HOA). You pay a monthly fee that is meant to assist in the upkeep of the community, and you are required to follow certain rules. The homeowners’’ association uses the money to take care of the … Continued

How to Buy a For Sale by Owner

Financing options

There are times when a seller chooses to represent themselves in the sale of their property. While we don’t recommend this for sellers, and we caution buyers, you can have a successful transaction should you choose to go this route when looking for a home that fits your needs. Learn more about how to buy a … Continued

How to Buy a Foreclosure Property

Buying a foreclosure property is a big decision. From finding and understanding the different types of listings to securing proper financing, there may still be a lot you don’t know. This handy guide will teach you everything you need to know about how to seek out and buy a foreclosure property. Why Buy a Foreclosure … Continued

How to Buy a House with Cash

Owning a home is at the core of every American Dream. Fortunately, there are many ways that you can acquire a home for you and your family, the most popular being getting a mortgage loan from a financial institution to finance the purchase of a ready house. Every seller’s dream, however, is to find a … Continued

What Happens When You Buy New Construction

Building a new home is exciting; however, it can also be a bit overwhelming. There are so many details that must be considered that some individuals become frustrated when building a new home, especially if you are building a custom home. However, a real estate agent can help manage many of the important details that … Continued

Guide to Buying a House with a Real Estate Agent

Buying a house can be an exhilarating experience – whether it’s your starter home or you’re leveling up. However, navigating the path of real estate transactions can be daunting, and confusing. Although it’s technically possible for you to go it alone and shop for houses without agent representation, having a professional on your side can … Continued

What Comes with the House You Buy

When you are ready to sell your home or purchase a home, you will be faced with many questions and issues. One of the areas of concern for many potential buyers and sellers is the definition of a fixture or fitting. Knowing what items will remain in the home and what items are not included … Continued