Top U.S. Town To Buy An Affordable Home? (Guess Where)

Top U.S. Town To Buy An Affordable Home? (Guess Where)

Top U. S. Town Where First-Time Buyers Can Finally Snag a Home in 2022? Written By: By Clare Trapasso Published by Realtor.com, Jan 10, 2022 The Realtor.com® economic research team found the best real estate markets for first-time homebuyers for 2022—places where it’s...
Home Sales by Price Range

Home Sales by Price Range

WASATCH FRONT HOME SALES BY PRICE RANGE (Information received from The Salt Lake Board of Realtors)     Summary:   The percentage of Wasatch Front homes selling below $500,000 fell to 62% in 2021, a dramatic decline from 2020 when 81% of home sales were...
What Is a Contingent Offer?

What Is a Contingent Offer?

What Does a Contingent Offer Mean When Buying a Home A contingent offer means that an offer on a new home has been made and the seller has accepted it, but that the final sale is contingent upon certain criteria that have to be met. These criteria, or contingencies,...
The Nation’s Hottest Housing Markets

The Nation’s Hottest Housing Markets

 Salt Lake City tops 2022’s hottest housing markets (NEXSTAR) – U.S. home prices are still surging as the housing market continues to boom amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Report from Realtor.com A new report from Realtor.com shows many of the top housing markets going...
Christmas

Christmas

  MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE SECRIST TEAM!  Christmas is a perfect time to reflect on the blessings in our lives, and we want you to know just how much we appreciate your friendship, business and loyalty. We thank you for always thinking of The Secrist Team when...
SHOULD YOU BUY A HOME IN THE WINTER?

SHOULD YOU BUY A HOME IN THE WINTER?

Here’s Why You Should Buy a Home During the Winter     As we head into the coldest months of the year, many people might assume that now is a terrible time to buy a home. However, now is the best time to score a deal on that dream house!   Here are a...
Four Utah cities ranked among fastest-growing in 2021

Four Utah cities ranked among fastest-growing in 2021

Here is the boom: Four Utah cities ranked among fastest-growing in 2021   SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s no secret Utah is growing – it has been the fastest-growing state over the last decade, according to the latest census data. While the state’s population is...
Salt Lake City Nominated ‘Best Ski Town’

Salt Lake City Nominated ‘Best Ski Town’

  Salt Lake City Nominated ‘Best Ski Town’ by USA Today SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City has been nominated “Best Ski Town” in the United States by USA Today in their 2021 Travel Awards. According to a release from Visit Salt Lake, the city...
Hoping to Become a Homeowner Soon?

Hoping to Become a Homeowner Soon?

Here’s What You Should Budget for Beyond Your Mortgage Creating a household budget is one area of homeownership that’s likely to prove pretty challenging. That’s because when adding up homeownership expenses, your mortgage payment is only the beginning “For most...
Small Home or Fixer-Upper?

Small Home or Fixer-Upper?

Is It Better to Buy a Smaller, Nicer Home or a Spacious Fixer-Upper? What should you prioritize as a first-time home shopper with a fixed budget? For better or for worse, most first-time buyers aren’t flush with cash and ready to buy their dream home, so you’re in...