Christian Jacobsen's (utahpropertyfinder) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Jacobsen Real Estate
I pulled some stats from the Wasatch Front MLS (WFRMLS) to illustrate how the luxury home market been struggling as of late.  This table includes all of the listed homes in Utah currently on the WFRMLS.    Currently for saleUnder ContractUnder Contract/AvailableHomes under $400K14136365926%Homes ...
In my post last week, Real Estate commissions: how exactly do we get paid?, I wrote about how real estate agents get paid....How the services of a buyer's agent will not cost the buyer any money in a transaction.  Besides the fact that the services will cost nothing, there are actually more reaso...
When I first started in the real estate business 9 years ago I learned of a potential threat to all of us living here in Utah...Radon gas.  Like many people I knew nothing about this gas and I was oblivious to its dangers. If someone were to ask you about the following items, which would you say ...
A common misconception I see regularly with first time homebuyers and sometimes repeat buyers is that they don't understand how and by whom real estate commissions are paid.   The graphic below shows how commissions are paid in a typical real estate transaction.     As you can see in this model a...
Our market this winter has been slow, the pace of which we haven't seen in about ten years.  In fact, in January only 587 homes or condos sold in Salt Lake County.  That was a typical January that we had in the late ‘90's and nothing like the January's of the last few years.  Just to give you an ...


local_phone(801) 272-0686
smartphone(801) 381-5624
Contact The Author