2 Must-Dos to Skyrocket Your Credit Score

A low credit score increases your interest rate and closing costs, but how can you bump up your score quickly? Here are two ways to shoot up your score 30–100 points, in less than a month. 1. Lower the percentage you owe on your credit cards. It’s not the amount you owe that matters; it’s the… Read more »

 


 

We’re not anti-agent. We’re pro-tech.

Homie is a technology platform that’s automating the entire home buying and selling process. With the advance of technology and the migration of home buying and selling to the internet, many of the tasks that were traditionally handled by a buyer or a seller agent can now be carried out cost-free by technology. That may… Read more »

 


 

Hello Nevada. We’re Homie, and we’re changing the way people buy and sell homes

Last year, Homie saved Utah families more than $3,900,000 in real estate commissions. That’s an average savings of $10,000 per family. But Utah was just the beginning, the place where Homie co-founders built their technology, streamlined their processes and tested whether consumers will still use real estate agents when there’s a viable alternative. The findings… Read more »

 


 

Homie Wins People’s Choice Award at Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2017

Salt Lake City—Homie, a Salt Lake City-based tech startup, beat out all other Utah startups in front of thousands of people to take home the People’s Choice Award at the 2017 Start Madness Competition. The $300,000 competition (part of the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit) was designed to give Utah startup founders the opportunity to present the… Read more »

 


 

4 Ways to Outsmart the Competition When Buying a Home

After you’ve gone through the effort of finding that perfect place, one of the worst things to learn is that you’ve been outbid by another buyer or real estate investor. Losing your dream house is discouraging, and it can be difficult to pick up the pieces to try and find another home to fall in… Read more »

 


 

7 Financial Tips You Never Thought of After Buying a Home

With a recent home-purchase under your belt, there’s no better time to assess how you can improve your finances and stay grounded despite the extra costs you’re facing. Here are seven tips that make you wise to spending less–and tell you when spending more is most wise. Gamify the Rebuilding of Your Emergency Reserve After… Read more »

 


 

6 Biggest Home Pricing Mistakes

You’re great, smart, and people just love you. A little praise has already taken you far in life, and now it’s time to apply it in pricing your home for sale. What’s wrong with a little self-confidence when attracting a buyer, anyway? Nothing. But watch out. Here are six things that overconfident home sellers do… Read more »