Homeowners Sitting Pretty

Homeowners Sitting Pretty

Equity-rich homeowners are ‘sitting pretty’ amid sky high real estate prices     Sky high real estate prices have made a growing number of homeowners “equity rich,” according to a report on home equity. That means they have at least 50% equity in their...
What To Do In Utah?

What To Do In Utah?

23 Top Things to Do in Utah   Utah’s landscape might be one of the most unique in the country. From flat expanses of salt that seem to go on for miles to vibrant red rock formations that make you feel like you’ve landed on Mars, this state is...
2022 Design Trends

2022 Design Trends

The 12 Huge Design Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2022 So far, the start of 2022 has given us a heavy dose of deja vu. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on. Mask mandates have returned. “Joe Millionaire” is back on TV. (We did a double take, too.) With...
Realtor.Com’s 10 Standout Markets For 2022

Realtor.Com’s 10 Standout Markets For 2022

Realtor.com®: 10 Standout Markets for 2022 Expect the nation’s hottest markets next year to be centered largely in tech hubs in the Midwest and Mountain states, which offer affordable alternatives to pricier coastal regions. Realtor.com® recently released its forecast...
Ease Homebuying Stress

Ease Homebuying Stress

7 Little Ways to Ease Homebuying Stress This Winter, According to Experts The past two years have been unpredictable, to say the least, with plenty of stressors outside of purchasing a home that can trickle into the homebuying process. On top of those external...
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...