You've heard it before, get rid of the middle man and go direct to the source. And real estate is no exception! Why go through a middleman when you can go direct to the source. Unfortunately though many big sites sway consumers to do just that. But what's the cost? Bad information, bad advice or in this case little or no information may become the issue.
Good news for buyers .. In light of the shenanigans taking place within our government, one local lender has temporarily revised their policies to help reduce the number of inconvenienced consumers out there. And as of right now, they will fund loans with the following:
Both the concrete details and manner in which an offer is made can have a substantial impact on how a seller responds to it. While there is no way to ensure that a seller will accept a given offer, using knowledge of their situation and the advice of a real estate agentcan make offers more compelling and negotiations yield better results.
Changes are certainly coming ! Congress and the Senate did not reach a deal last night and a partial Government Shutdown is now in effect. While the impacts of a long term government shutdown have the potential to be devastating many are wondering what about the short term? How will it impact me if I'm under contract now or plan to be soon?
I often talk to people who have lived in their Davis County Home and neighborhood most of their life. And like all of us their home is a safe haven for them and their loved ones. But when crime takes hold in a neighborhood and community it is earth shattering! And unfortunately one Kaysville, UT neighborhood has experienced a few minor incidents recently. So in an effort to spread awareness I felt it was timely to share a few crime prevention tips.
Unfortunately crime can strike anywhere and anyone. So whether you've had a recent incident in your neighborhood or not you can take steps to keep your Davis County Home and family safe by practicing crime prevention. By following as many of the tips listed here you can help deter criminals from targeting you. And by being ever watchful and vigilant you can help your neighborhood remain the safe haven it has been in the future. In many cases this only requires a small investment of time or money and goes a long way to help prevent your chances of becoming a victim of burglary, assault, or vandalism. So get started now and take a stand against crime!
Do you want to buy a new home but had a foreclosure or Deed in Lieu recently? Well, help may be here at last! Many people during the recent recession experienced hardship, including many otherwise responsible home homeowners that were victims of circumstance.
Before you buy a home and make what’s likely to be one of the biggest investments of your life, you owe it to yourself to get good information on your new neighborhood. Getting a deal on the home of your dreams can quickly turn sour if the neighborhood doesn’t meet your expectations. Here’s how to research a neighborhood before you buy a home.
Have you been wondering how you can afford a new home with the high cost of mortgage loans and the recent rate hikes? This new program could be your answer! Utah Housing has announced a new program that will reduce costs by eliminating mortgage insurance all together. And as an added bonus they'll throw in a second loan of up to 4% to cover your down payment and closing costs. Think you have to be a first time buyer? Guess again Click on the file attached for program highlights Your dream home awaits!
Diane Allan is Realtor in Utah serving the Wasatch Front area with over 22 years experience in Real Estate, Construction, and related fields.
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