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Utah Housing Market Update 2017Q4

Utah Housing Market Update 2017Q4

So, how was the market last year? Once a quarter we like to pull up the above chart. The points you see mark the end of a given quarter. Blue line is median Price (median price growth in SLC based on quarter). The Black line is the number of homes ... Read More
 
Floating City on Utah lake?

Floating City on Utah lake?

This article was originally posted on good4utah.com here. We built this city…on Utah Lake? It could become a reality because a local development group is planning a massive conservation and construction project for the 95,000 acre freshwater lake in Utah County. Artist rendering of proposed island city in Utah Lake. Courtesy: ... Read More
 
Tax Reform and it’s Potential Impact on Housing

Tax Reform and it’s Potential Impact on Housing

Guest post from: Josh Mettle | The Mettle Group Disclaimer: This guide is not meant to be a resource for tax advice but instead a resource for basic information concerning only certain aspects of the new tax code and how they may impact the real estate market. You should get ... Read More
 
2018 National Housing Predictions

2018 National Housing Predictions

National inventory levels predicted to see positive growth; Las Vegas to lead the U.S. in sales and price growth Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as ... Read More
 
2017 Appreciation Rates in the USA

2017 Appreciation Rates in the USA

Many of our clients have enjoyed double digit appreciation over the last few years – some are quite surprised to find out just how much their home has appreciated.              If you are interested in seeing what homes in your neighborhood are selling for, or if you would like to ... Read More
 
11 Reasons For Sale By Owner is a Terrible Idea.

11 Reasons For Sale By Owner is a Terrible Idea.

Key Takeaways FSBOs are more costly than homeowners realize – including lower sales prices and hidden fees. Selling a home is a complicated transaction — sellers and buyers alike can get burned with FSBOs. Time costs money — a FSBO costs the seller valuable time, and it takes longer to ... Read More
 
Zillow faces lawsuit over “Zestimate” tool

Zillow faces lawsuit over “Zestimate” tool

It was bound to happen: A homeowner has filed suit against online realty giant Zillow, claiming the company’s controversial “Zestimate” tool repeatedly undervalued her house, creating a “tremendous road block” to its sale. The suit, which may be the first of its kind, was filed in Cook County Circuit Court ... Read More
 
8 Things BUYERS should know in this crazy market.

8 Things BUYERS should know in this crazy market.

I had a valuable conversation with a few top producing loan officers and branch managers at my conference this week.  These gals and guys were from the hottest markets in the country, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, and Washington D.C., each have been in the insane seller’s market we ... Read More
 
Will higher prices and rates snuff out the real estate market?

Will higher prices and rates snuff out the real estate market?

A recent hot topic with clients has been about waiting out this hot market rather than buying in 2017. Their reasoning is that higher interest rates and home prices will ultimately snuff out the real estate market and prices will likely come back down. There is significant fear about current ... Read More