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By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Buying a home can be an intimidating process. You may have heard stories about other buyers getting scammed by shady mortgage lenders, or about people getting rejected for home loans because of small things. While you will have to be cautious as you choose a lender and the right loan program, you...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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It is an unfortunate but all too common scenario today: you bought a home a few years ago during the height of the housing boom.  In order to afford for the rapidly price-appreciating home, you took out a risky adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), think you would be able to refinance before the intere...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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First Time Home Buyers have a lot to do when preparing to buy a home.  Buying a home is a big step one that should be carefully planned out and prepared for. Ideally you should start preparing yourself and your finances for the purchase about one year in advance. CreditYour credit report is a hig...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Fixing Your Credit With all of the turmoil in the subprime mortgage market, many people with poor credit that would have qualified for a home loan a year ago are no longer being considered for mortgage funding. As more and more bad-credit homeowners file for foreclosure, lenders are taking fewer...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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When is the best time to sell a home?  Is it time to find a bigger home to accommodate your growing family, or maybe you are ready to move into a smaller home for your retirement years, or maybe you just got a great promotion and would like to upgrade into a nicer neighborhood.  Whatever your rea...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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When it comes to buying a home, there are two essential people you will work with during the process. These individuals are your Realtor and your mortgage loan officer. As important as these people are to your home purchase and investment, you will want to find the very best Realtor and Loan Offi...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Are you Elderly (Over 62 years of Age)?  Are you considering selling your home to get the money necessary to survive in your retirement?  The Reverse Mortgage (RM) may be a great alternative.  The RM was designed to enable older retired homeowners who are likely to be on fixed income to use the e...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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As of 1994, the state of Utah authorized Buyer's Agency.  In Utah County, and throughout the state, buyers can choose an agent to work exclusively on their behalf.  Buyer agency benefits include: •·         Buyer's agents are almost always paid out of the proceeds of the sale by the seller or bui...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Private Mortgage Insurance is used by Home Loan Buyers to insure the lender against default if the borrower has less than 20 percent down.  Private Mortgage Insurance can be a very costly insurance premium that is necessary as part of loan qualifications set by Fannie Mae and most secondary marke...

By South Utah County Realtor, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Buying or selling a home is one of the most important decisions you will make during your lifetime.  This experience can be a very difficult one unless you are working together with a qualified group of professional relocation specialists.  Make sure you research all areas of relocation prior to ...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Owning your own home usually comes along with some nice amenities, you will most likely have a lot more space than if you rent.  Even moving from an apartment to a condominium you will probably have must more room available, your own laundry and storage area and bigger rooms.  Apartment complexes...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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There are certainly some advantages and disadvantages to renting versus owning your own home.  When you rent, you are normally limited on what you can do to improve your home.  You have to get permission to make changes or improvement to the home.  It really doesn't make sense to paint, put in ne...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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By: Robert A. Hulme - Realtor - Loan Officer -Utah County, Including Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills, Eagle Mountain, Payson, Saratoga Springs, Spanish Fork, Springville, Mortgage Xpress, Agent Buying a home is a very good investment. As a genera...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is the safety net of the lender.  PMI benefits lenders because it guarantees payment on the balance of loans not covered by the sale of foreclosed properties. If a borrower makes a down payment of 20% of the cost of the home, the lender can generally trust that he...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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By: Robert A. Hulme - Realtor - Loan Officer -Utah County, Including Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills, Eagle Mountain, Payson, Saratoga Springs, Spanish Fork, Springville, Mortgage Xpress, Agent There are a number of things to consider when choosi...

By Mark Watterson, Utah Real Estate
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We need Positive Price Action to confirm market bottom.  One month of price improve isn't sufficient to confirm the market bottom.  We need to see appreciation month over month for three months. PRICE ACTION                    Other good signs in addition to positive price action is lower DOM (da...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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Properties that are in distress usually are referred to as Foreclosures.  Foreclosure usually happens for a number of different reasons.  Few home owners choose to go into foreclosure voluntarily.  It is often a result of one of the following: •·         Loss of Job, laid-off, fired or just quit....

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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By: Robert A. Hulme - Realtor - Loan Officer -Utah County, Including Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills, Eagle Mountain, Payson, Saratoga Springs, Spanish Fork, Springville, Mortgage Xpress, Agent As of 1994, the state of Utah authorized Buyer's Age...

By Robert A. Hulme, Home Listing Partner
(Home Buyer Realty Utah)
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By: Robert A. Hulme - Realtor - Loan Officer -Utah County, Including Provo, Orem, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Alpine and Cedar Hills, Eagle Mountain, Payson, Saratoga Springs, Spanish Fork, Springville, Mortgage Xpress, Agent Buying or selling a home is one of the most importan...

By Alan Barker
(Boomerang Leads)
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Provo was the only city in the county to see an increase in both median and average sales price. The average price increased from $219,804 to $221,670 and the median price actually had an increase of 4%from $185,000 to $193,000 in 2008. Total home sales decreased by a pretty big margin of 26%, an...

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