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 *Attention Serious Camping Enthusiasts! 57’ long by 17’ wide RV pad poured along the side of the home with an additional 26’ long by 17’ wide RV pad continuing behind the gate of the fully fenced back yard. That’s over 1,400 square feet of beautifully poured concrete to accommodate all of your o...
02/21/2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020Northern Utah Is Seeing a Commercial Real Estate BoomPerry Van Schelt and David Rindlisbach [CC BY-SA]Click Here to Read the Article (it's really, really good) ➜ Northern Utah Is Seeing A Commercial Real Estate BoomThis headline could be "Weber & Davis Counties Relocate t...
01/14/2020
Understanding Reverse MortgagesReverse mortgage loans are like traditional mortgages that permits homeowners to borrow money using their home as collateral while retaining title to the property.  Reverse mortgage loans don't require monthly payments.The loan is due and payable when the borrower n...
01/14/2020
Choosing the Right Agent: Is Your REALTOR® a Mentor or a Motivator (and which is right for you)? men•tor mĕn′tôr″, -tərnoun. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settingsA MENTOR is someone:Who trusts your abilities to rise...
01/13/2020
  I am currently representing a Buyer client on the purchase of a Short Sale. The Seller's first mortgage is a Fannie Mae backed loan with Wells Fargo. The second is with US Bank. This is a traditional short sale, not HAFA. Wells Fargo has issued their approval, with no Seller contribution at clo...
05/06/2011
Soapbox: "A thing that provides an opportunity for someone to air their views publicly." I read an article earlier today that made me gasp (which in the new vernacular means that it was compelling enough for me to hit the "share" button and comment). The US Government has filed a lawsuit against ...
05/04/2011
I know that this video is a little long, but my tour guide was so enthusiastic and "in the know" that I practically forgot that I was recording our conversation. The museum is located at 2000 W and 1700 S and is part of a larger complex that includes the Syracuse City Municipal Building, the Post...
01/26/2011
A recent news article in the Standard-Examiner, Layton Sets Goals for 2011, highlights Layton City's state of readiness for tenant growth at the East Gate Business Park. Janicki Industries, currently first, anchor and only tenant, is moving quickly to achieve their late spring start up timetable...
01/26/2011
During 2010, there were 25,119 sales closed and posted in WFRMLS (Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service - Utah). There are currently 8,194 active agents. That's only 3 sales, per year, per agent. When you're interviewing a Realtor® to represent your home buying or home selling interests...
01/01/2011
In November of 2009, I wrote a blog post entitled Was the Tax Credit Extension a Good Idea? Here is an excerpt: In my opinion, tax credits have become subsidies distorting the real estate market. I believe that any further extension or expansion of this program, with the exception of those benefi...
12/31/2010
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