5 Tips for Writing a Show-stopping Offer Letter

Buying a house is a tricky process. It may seem like all you can do is submit a good offer, be patient, and hope that the universe has gifted you with a lot of karma points. But if you’ve fallen hard for a particular house and are losing sleep and your appetite over it (I’m… Read more »

 


 

Spring is the Time To Sell Your Home in Utah

Spring has officially arrived in Utah! Don’t let the big snowstorm earlier this week throw you off. I just checked the calendar and sure enough, it’s spring. We’re still waiting for the warm weather to arrive, but the real estate market is red hot right now. All the price indicators are looking strong for Utah. Zillow… Read more »

 


 

What Buyers Need to Know about a Home Inspection

A home inspection is a critical part of any home sale. It assesses the house based on functionality. Do the major components such as the roof, appliances and plumbing perform properly? Home inspectors are trained professionals who visually inspect everything and provide a detailed, written log of every aspect of the home that is deficient,… Read more »

 


 

Tips for Staging Your Home

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. For those… Read more »

 


 

Six Steps to Take Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Ready? Set? The time to prepare for your home sale is NOW! Start now and you’ll be set to list during the peak home-selling season, ensuring you get top-dollar for your house.  Spring is almost here. Bears leave hibernation and people get moving. Literally. That’s right. Spring and summer consistently see a greater volume of home sales than… 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 »

 


 

What You Need to Know about a Home Appraisal

Whether you are buying or selling a home, you should know about home appraisals. A home appraisal is an educated opinion about the value of the home, made by a professional called an appraiser. To come up with this educated guess at value, an appraiser takes into account the details of the home, such as square footage, lot… Read more »

 


 

Moving Checklist: What Kind of Psycho Are You?

Have you ever misplaced your car keys inside an Old Navy bag stuffed with bras you couldn’t bear to have smooshed so you packed them with oranges that went rotten before you found them—the keys, that is. Well, and the oranges. We’re not even going to talk about the bras. MOVING MAKES YOU CRAZY FOR… Read more »

 


 

Buy Any Home in Utah From Any Website And Save Thousands

If you’re buying a home in Utah, Homie is the place to start your search. Through our platform, you can make an offer an any home that you find on ANY website. That’s right, any website, or really ANYWHERE. So it doesn’t matter if you find your home on KSL, Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, UtahRealEstate.com or any other website…. Read more »

 


 

Should You Use an Agent When You Buy a Home?

When you decide to buy a home, one of the first questions to ask is whether or not to use a real estate agent. Because the United States has over one million real estate agents (!), most home buyers have a family member or friend employed as an agent. If you’re in that mix, you have… Read more »