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I asked Kirk Chester my insurance agent, what happens when people remodel, what does that do for their insurance? He sent me an interesting article. I will find out about all the equity increse we have experienced over the last few years.The National Association of Home Builders Estimates that 2...
Why There Is A Lot Of Remodeling Going On In Cottonwood Heights (84121)*?The prices have gone up so much in the last three - four years that selling and replacing the house is not much of an option.The average Sq Ft price in September 2004 was $94 and has gone to $151 per foot.People are addi...
Below is an update on the Down Payment Assistance Front. Recently HUD stated that they were going to do away with the DPA. A DPA is where a seller contributes 3% of the purchase price plus an administration fee to the DPA and the DPA will gift the buyer the down payment.This program works for FH...
The three most important factors when selling a home in a NON-seller's market are price, condition and a modern day highly trained real estate agent. Now that the market in Salt Lake has shifted from a red hot screaming seller's market to a broad market, seller's now have to deal with competiti...
Instead of someone sharing what they know, how about others asking what they are trying to do and would like help on. Sort of a Q&A
When doing a mail merge do not start in outlook, start in word or publisher. Then when you do the merge choose outlook as the data source. This includes labels, envelopes, postcards, letters, newsletters...Much easier than starting from outlook.
Rates have had some improvements over the last week. It is a great time to do buy or refinance your loans now.Conforming mortgage rates mentioned below are considered with loan amounts up to $417,000 for a single family residence and is owner occupied. It is with proving your income and a "full...
Is this a silly picture I found or a resume of a Salt Lake Tribune Real Estate Reporter? With Utah's unemployment being below 3% for a year and under 4% for two years, the tribune is feeling it too.The story's headline, which said, "Utah's housing boom now a bust," was misleading and inaccurate....
Cindee Stone called me and said that the grants had been funded and there was money to be had. In the hectic day of helping families move around the country, that is a call I don't mind getting. So I asked her a few specific questions about grants because she is the grant queen.1) What is a grant...
8 Reasons Why You Should Use An FHA Approved Lender1. FHA Approved Lender Can Offer You Conventional Products, But A Non FHA Approved Lender Cannot Offer You FHA 2. FHA Approved Lender Has To Have A $250,000 Net Worth, 20% Has To Be Liquid 3. FHA Approved Lender Has To Have A Written Quality Cont...