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Homebuyer Representation, Inc. is the only Exclusive Buyer Brokerage in Salt Lake City, Utah and Surrounding Counties. Benjamin Clark, Exclusive Buyers Agent and Principal Broker shares valuable information and market data with homebuyers on this blog. Find out why you should always make sure you get an Agent on YOUR side of the transaction when buying a home! Exclusive Buyer Brokerages don't list homes and never represent Sellers. The agents represent Buyers ONLY, working to get BUYERS the Best Price and Terms, not Sellers. Finally! Real Estate Agents on the Buyer's Side™
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Well, I did it again! I decided to get the ABR designation for the second time. Yes, this means I took the entire curriculum over again, so you could say I'm twice as knowledgeable as those who have only earned the Accredited Buyer Representative designation once! Okay, so maybe I didn't learn tw...
09/30/2011
Our MLS has a great way to handle short sale listings. If a short sale is at the beginning of the process, it is listed as a Short Sale: Price Subject to 3rd Party Approval. If a bank has officially approved a short sale purchase price, and for whatever reason, the buyer is no longer around, the ...
07/23/2011
Many buyers ask their agents questions about what they think the market/seller/interest rates will do. It seems the prevailing attitude by many real estate agents is to laugh off such questions, or retort with a witty comment such as, "My crystal ball is on the fritz." Their response is more like...
06/14/2011
You may have seen this already, but I thought it was something cool to share if you haven't. An architect has turned his 300 sf Hong Kong apartment into 24 living spaces. Is it a dream home? Probably not. But it's a cool home nevertheless.       Like interesting houses that employ eco-friendly or...
06/07/2011
Throughout history, and still today, a big fuss is made over ridiculous "low-ball" offers from Buyers. What's the big deal? Reject them. If your price is right, a buyer will appear. If you keep getting buyers, who appear unreasonable, perhaps you should reconsider who's being ridiculous. A low-ba...
05/26/2011
I have a lot of people asking me how to best prepare for a home purchase in the next year or two. Here are a few tips. I'm more than happy to answer any additional questions anyone considering a home purchase in the next 2 years may have. How much should you save for a down payment? If you CAN, t...
05/09/2011
I was reading an Angie's List magazine column this morning and I couldn't help but feel for some of the commenters who were (and perhaps still are) distrusting of real estate agents. For example, one commenter said: "One caveat about using a home inspector: Make sure you use someone who is recomm...
05/04/2011
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If you are trying to decide whether or not you should rent or buy in today's economy, I ran across this great little tool that can HELP you analyze what might be best for you. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/business/buy-rent-calculator.html I say "HELP" you analyze what is best because in ord...
02/24/2011
FHA Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium just went up another .25% On a $300,000 loan, this means the monthly payment just went up $62.50 per month! This goes into effect on loans insured by FHA on or after April 18, 2011. I hope our new construction buyers with FHA loans have homes to close on befo...
02/16/2011
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What does romance have to do with real estate? Probably not much. Nevertheless, my last blog entry focused on romantic things to do in the Salt Lake City, Utah in response to Salt Lake being ranked by Amazon.com as the 14th most romantic city in the US. The ranking was based, however on things s...
02/16/2011
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