The cool, the quirky and the covetable

At Homie, owners list some seriously incredible homes in all price ranges. This week we took a quick peek around the site to find listings that wowed us in one way or another. Whether you’re hungry for cabin-in-the-woods simplicity or seek the sleek sophistication of contemporary living, spend a lunch hour lusting after these lovelies. 3243… Read more »

 


 

Do FSBOs really sell for less?

Worried you can’t sell your home on your own? Has your friendly real estate agent informed you that “research shows” agents sell homes for 13% or more than For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes? Ever wonder where claims and statistics like this come from? Even more important, whether they’re true? Myth busted It turns out… Read more »

 


 

Hot Vegas Housing Market Is the Best Bet in Town

Not everything that happens in Vegas should stay in Vegas—some Sin City trends are worth bragging about, and a hot housing market is one of them. With median home prices on the rise and an unexpected early bump in sales this year, housing is hotter than the blackjack tables right now. Just How Hot Is… Read more »

 


 

What the Fed Rate Hike Means to First-Time Home Buyers

The Federal Reserve has only raised interest rates twice in the past 10 years, but they’ve forecast three quarter-point rate bumps in 2017… and Janet Yellen just confirmed that the first hike will happen in March (predicted March 15th).  What does this mean for first-time home buyers? For many, it’s the difference between being able… Read more »

 


 

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 »