Buying Tips

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Today we are talking about the home buying process timeline.  I want to let you know that what we are about to speak to you about is what we know in our Utah market. So some other states might have a different timeline, and you will want to check with the state that you're in, or you can reach out to us, and we'll find an agent there for you that can help you with how their timelines work. So let's go ahead and get started.

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How long does it take to buy a house once the offer is accepted?

So here in the State of Utah, it takes close to 30 to 45 days from when you get your home under

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13 Things Buyers Need To Know In A Seller's Market

Here in Northern Utah, it is a definitely a seller's market right now. The inventory of homes for sale are low. This leaves many home buyers waiting and watching for the right home to pop up on the market. When that home does come on the market it is turning into a multiple offer frenzy. When this happens, it leaves many home buyers discouraged that they didn't win the bidding war. Even more often, the home buyer didn't get a chance to write the offer at all because they were not prepared to make an offer. If you want to ensure that you get the home that you want, you have got to be prepared. I have put together thirteen things you should know in a seller's market, to hopefully help you get your offer

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With so many individuals getting their real estate license, it can be difficult to know if you have found yourself a good real estate agent. Many real estate agents get their license and find themselves on their own in a brokerage with no training to figure out the real estate game. Do you want to be the practice run for that real estate agent representing you? In this article, you will find some tips on how to choose the right real estate agent for you for both buying and selling. Read on if you are interested in some tips to finding the best real estate agent for you.

7 Things To Consider When Choosing A Realtor


Who would know the area you are looking to buy or sell in better than a local real estate agent? It's definitely not the agent in the next

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Learn about the earnest money deposit.


"What is earnest money when buying a home?" This question is very common for first-time home buyers.  Not only have I been asked this question by the first-timers, but I have been asked by home sellers as well. Most likely it's because they had forgotten they, too, had to hand over earnest money when they bought their home. Earnest money is important to both the home buyer and the home seller. In this article, you will find out what earnest money is, as well as how to protect it. Read on to be fully educated about what earnest money is when buying a home.

What you will learn in this blog post:

  • What is earnest money?
  • When does the earnest money need to be given?
  • What form of payment does my
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Top 5 Things First Time Home Buyers Should Know

I love working with first time home buyers in Utah. Being their guide through the entire home buying process is a great feeling. It makes my knowledge of the home buying process the most useful. Don't get me wrong - I love working with move-up buyers, downsize buyers, and relocation buyers as well. However, they don't need quite the same guidance that a first time home buyer does. 

With that being said, let's get to the 5 things every first time home buyer in Utah should know...



Top 5 things first-time home buyers need to know
Know the amount you qualify for.


You must know what price of a home you can afford before you start looking. Most first time home buyers in Utah start their search online. Go ahead and browse to see what is out there, but

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