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Winter Parking in Draper Utah - 11/29/10 05:07 PM
It looks like winter has hit, and I have noticed several cars out parked on the streets in Draper when after and during the storms of the last few days. With more on the way here are the rules about the winter parking so none of us get a ticket or towed. With winter approaching here is a quick reminder about parking in Draper. Draper City prohibits parking on city streets from November 15 through April 15 between the hours of 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.. They also ask that people do not park vehicles on the street during snow storms (0 comments)
Curious about the value of your Draper, Utah home? - 11/17/10 07:06 PM
Has your home gone up in value? Howmuch are other homes in yourneighborhood selling for?If you're wondering what's happening toprices in your area, or you're thinkingabout selling your house, I'll be able tohelp.Just give me office a call for a no-fuss,professional appraisal.I won't try to push you into listing withme or waste your time.I'll just give you the honest facts aboutyour home and its value.And maybe I'll also give you the "insidescoop" on what's happening to thehousing market near where you live! (0 comments)
Winter Parking reminder for Draper, UT - 11/16/10 12:50 PM
With winter approaching here is a quick reminder about parking in Draper. Draper City prohibits parking on city streets from November 15 through April 15 between the hours of 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.. They also ask that people do not park vehicles on the street during snow storms as well. Sidewalks should be kept clear around your property of snow and ice for children traveling to school, and it is expected that sidewalks are shoveled within 24 hours of a winter storm. Any snow that you shovel or snow blow should stay on your property not in the street where (0 comments)
New High School in Draper. - 11/14/10 05:01 PM
Canyons School District is on step closer to a new high School in Draper. With the passing of the spring bond election the new school is to be located at 12887 South and 801 East in Draper. The school district is looking for imput on the facilty by those that would be most affected by construction. If you have any questions about the plan contact the Canyons School District Office of Government Relations at 801-826-5171. source: Draper City Journal (0 comments)
Thanksgiving Fun Run - 11/11/10 02:13 AM
Be sure to get geared up for your Hollliday season with a Thanksgiving Fun Run. The race will be held on Saturday November 13, and it will begin and end at the Equestrian Center at 1600 E. and 13675 S. Be prepared to run on roads, paved and dirt trails. Costumes will be welcome and it sounds like encouraged. Go to www.draper.ut.us for more information about the 3+ mile run. Enjoy. (1 comments)
Poised for recovery - 11/10/10 01:19 PM
It is good to see a story in Newsweek that Salt Lake City is one of the ten cities best situated for a recovery. Salt Lake is one of the area with high paying tech jobs. The Real Estate market here is ready with great prices and with the rates were they are today it is a good time to get your new Salt Lake home. In the area of Draper there are several opportunities and with the new TRAX line and theaters going in Draper is going to be a great area to live in the south Salt Lake area. (1 comments)
A step buy step approach to selling your home. - 11/08/10 12:22 AM
Whether you’re starting a family, moving for your job, getting ready to retire or embarking on a new chapter in your life, when your home no longer suits your current situation, it’s time to think about selling it. Although this can be a bit complicated, with the help of your agent, you can minimize the hassles, get the best possible price, and shorten the distance between “For Sale” and “Sold.” Price it rightIf you want to get the best possible price for your home and minimize the time it stays on the market, you need to price it correctly from the (0 comments)
Why Use an Agent to Sell your Home. - 11/07/10 09:57 AM
A home is much more than just a place to live. It’s one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, and it represents a sizable portion of your personal wealth. When it’s time to sell, make sure you have the expertise you need to get the best price you can in the shortest possible time. Work with a real estate agent. Agents can help sellers set the right price because they understand the market. Your agent knows what buyers are looking for, as well as their hot buttons and concerns, and can help you address them. He or she also knows (1 comments)
Close with Confidence - 11/06/10 10:32 AM
Whether this is your first time or your 10th, your agent can help guide you through the complex process of selling a home. Moreover, he or she can answer any questions you may have about legal documents, settlement costs and the status of your sale. Your agent’s expertise, resources and extensive network can also work for you when you’re buying your next house. Even if you’re moving out of the area, your agent can refer you to a professional agent in your new community. (1 comments)
Preparing your home for sale. - 11/05/10 12:21 PM
Want to make a positive first impression on potential buyers? Try giving your home a mini makeover.This quick checklist can help you play up your home’s best features and draw attention away from its flaws.›› Work on your curb appeal.Get rid of moss on your roof. Power-wash your front walk, porch, deck and patio. Mow the lawn, trim the hedges, weed the flower beds and add spots of color with container plants. Clean all the windows inside and out and repair them if they don’t open and close easily.›› Refresh, repair and repaint. This goes for interiors and exteriors. If you (0 comments)
Some Terms you Should Know - 11/03/10 11:24 AM
Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)-interest rates of this type of mortgage are periodically adjusted up or down depending on a specified financial index.Amortization-a method of equalizing the monthly mortgage payments over the life of the loan, even though the proportion of principle to interest changes over time. In the early part of the loan, the principal repayment is very low, while the interest payment is very high. At the end of the loan, the relationship is reversed.Annual Percentage Rate-the actual finance charge for a loan, including points and fees, in addition to the stated interest rate.Appraisal-an expert opinion of the value or worth (1 comments)
Settlement- Who Pays What - 11/02/10 12:31 PM
During the negotiation stage of the transaction, a mutually agreed-upon date for closing is determined. "Closing" is when you and the buyer sign all the paperwork and pay your share of the settlement fees, and the documents are recorded. Settlement obligations vary widely due to specific contract language, local laws and customs. Prior to closing, the closing agent (usually an escrow or title company or attorney) will complete a detailed settlement statement for both buyer and seller. As your Windermere agent, I can help you understand which of the following typical settlement fees apply to you.THE SELLER WILL RECEIVE: Utility deposits (2 comments)
Our work is not about houses, it's about people. - 11/01/10 11:40 AM
We're in the business of selling houses. But more importantly, we're helping people find a place they can call home. Our commitment to service extends beyond each real estate transaction. Every year since 1984, Windermere associates have skipped work for a day to complete neighborhood improvement projects. Not only is Community Service Day a great opportunity to give back to the communities where we live and work, it also gives us a chance to work together. We clean, landscape and repair parks, playgrounds, schools, shelters and community buildings. Each office selects a project that best serves its community needs. (1 comments)
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