What’s driving up Utah home prices? The answer might surprise you.

It’s often a shameful topic, but 1 in 6 (53,000) Utah homeowners is still underwater from the crash of 2008. When you’re underwater on your home, you can’t sell it without bringing money to closing. Given that 50% of middle-class Americans don’t even have an extra $400 in their bank account, many homeowners feel stuck…. 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 »

 


 

Ask the Expert: How and When to Paint with Bold Colors

Using bold colors on walls can be daunting! Many of us are so afraid to pick the wrong color that we pick no color at all. To teach us how to invigorate our homes with fresh hues, we brought in Michelle Peterson from The Mumsy Blog for tips on selecting colors for wall and accessories…. Read more »

 


 

Insider Secrets to Pricing Your Home for Sale

Note: This post is part of our Home Sellers’ Journey series, where we walk you through every step of selling a home . For the first post on how to get started once you’ve decided to sell, please go to Steps to Take Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell. Now that you’ve prepped… Read more »

 


 

Got A Home for Sale? DON’T Call it Cozy!

Note: This post is part of our Home Sellers’ Journey series, where we walk you through every step of selling a home during peak season. For the first post on how to get started once you’ve decided to sell, please go to Six Steps to Take Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell.   It… Read more »