only: An Exclusive Buyer's Agent is the Only Way to Go - 05/01/09 11:09 AM
I recently transferred to Salt Lake City from California.  Having owned a few homes, and also having dealt with various agents in the past, I did not relish the stress and hassles involved in the home buying process.  I investigated my options, and wanted an agent that would be a good fit for me. I wanted an agent who was willing to work only for me.  Little did I know that I was about to embark on one of the most rewarding and remarkable adventures of my life. Benjamin Clark is the best!  He made the buying process an absolute pleasure.  … (3 comments)

only: Are Downpayment Assistance Programs Bad? - 10/03/08 07:49 AM
So were (are?) Downpayment Assistance Programs bad? I don't think DAPs are bad in and of themselves. But coupled with additional items from the lender's bags-of-tricks, they likely contributed to a number of defaulted mortgages, including some that will continue to default as adjustment dates and balloons come due.
(Click Here to read How a Downpayment Assistance Program Works)
Here's why: In many cases, those who got this "help" from down payment assistance programs, unfortunately also bought more home than they should have. They went for the big new home instead of the more traditional "starter" home.
In order to buy … (0 comments)

only: Salt Lake Named one of the Best Cities for Bargain House-Hunting - 02/08/08 02:15 AM
In the evening edition of Forbes.com 2/7/2008 an article titled "Best Cities For Bargain House-Hunters" names Salt Lake City, Utah as one of the Best Places to buy real estate in today's market. (Salt Lake is ranked #1)
What exactly do they say?
"They'd be smart to look for markets where job growth is strong, foreclosures are relatively low and inventory is high. With these factors in place, buyers can still dictate terms of sale and negotiate prices, but aren't as exposed to the economic and lending risk problems that have sunk many markets around the country.
"Good places to look? Salt Lake City and Raleigh, N.C., … (4 comments)

only: How to Know About the Newest Homes on the Market Each Day - 05/14/07 04:54 AM
Get Technology Working For YouWith our Preferred Buyer Search, Salt Lake City Area Buyers help us program our database to search the entire inventory of listed homes for sale. Our computers will easily find the homes that match YOUR specifications.
This search accesses the Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service's mainframe database (The MLS). You'll know about new listings the day they are entered into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). We can program the database to flag new listings, price reduced listings or otherwise changed listings that match your criteria and email them to you that same day! (And daily thereafter!)No matter what style of home … (3 comments)

 
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