The Ultimate Guide to Winning a Home Bidding War in Phoenix

Your Dream Home Is Also Everyone Else’s News flash: You’re not the only one eyeing that killer Central Phoenix home with the perfect kitchen and large backyard. You’re simply one of several others who have fallen head over heels in love with the same “dream home.” Awkward. And unless you’re all going to live there… Read more »

 


 

The Next Big Utah Tech Startup

Come Help us Disrupt a $225B Industry According to Gartner Research, today’s youngest workers will have between 12 and 15 jobs in their lifetime! If we work forty years we will make a new career decision every three and a half years. You will probably have fewer cars than jobs in your life. That’s nuts!… Read more »

 


 

Investors Are Snatching Up Starter Homes: 7 Ways Homebuyers Can Compete

Having to compete against all-cash investor offers when trying to buy your first home is becoming all too real in Utah and Phoenix. All-cash offers accounted for over 27% of all single-family home and condo sales at the end of 2016, many of which (roughly 19%) were distinguished as investment properties. And, with investors typically… Read more »

 


 

What’s PMI and How Can You Avoid Paying It?

Pay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) or play the wait-and-save game? That’s the dilemma for a lot of would-be homebuyers. And it’s rarely an easy (or fun) choice. Coming up with a 20% down payment can take years. And with home prices increasing 5-10% annually, the home of your dreams is sure to cost quite a… 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 »

 


 

10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Utah

The average home in Utah sells for about $250,000 right now. Let’s just say the homes that made this list are slightly above average–in many ways. I scoured the web to find the highest priced homes for sale in Utah. I found quite a few properties in the over $10M price range. Of course, if… Read more »