cedar city utah: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! December 2019 Seller Letter Update - 12/24/19 11:12 AM
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! December 2019 Seller Letter Update
 
We hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and the Best New Year!!! Hopefully you have been able to enjoy the holiday season with your loved ones and continue to do so!
To give you an idea of what has been going on in our local market, see attached Local Market Updates provided by Utah Association of Realtor’s for October 2019. It appears that the Closed Sales for Iron County for October 2018 and October 2019 stayed the same at 120 units sold, no changes. The Closed Sales for October 2018 and October … (2 comments)

cedar city utah: October 2019 Seller Letter Update - 10/29/19 03:33 PM
October 2019 Seller Letter Update
 
We hope everyone got to enjoy the beautiful fall colors this year before the leaves started to fall, it’s always amazing to see. We also want to remind everyone if you have vacant properties to remember to get them winterized, with the freezing temperatures setting in on us so quickly this year!
Most people are wondering what is going on in the market, well according to an article on Realtor.com, October 22, 2019, Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in September, a sign that high prices and slim inventory continue to weigh on the housing sector despite … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: End of Summer 2019 Seller Update Newsletter - 08/30/19 02:59 PM
End of Summer 2019 Seller Update Newsletter
 
 
Wow time sure flew by, we hope everyone enjoyed their summer spending time with your loved ones having a great time! Hopefully everyone is adjusting to being back in school and getting back into their normal routines!
As we look to what is going on in Real Estate, in an article published by the Wall Street Journal on REALTOR.com, “Mortgage rates fall again as the peak home-buying season begins to draw to a close. Rates fell again last week, a boon to buyers looking to buy a home or refinance.
The most recent existing-home sales data … (1 comments)

cedar city utah: Spring 2019 Matt Bagley Team Seller Newsletter Update, Marching into Spring! - 04/22/19 03:18 PM
Spring 2019 Matt Bagley Team Seller Newsletter Update, Marching into Spring!
It sure is nice seeing more daylight hours, with each day continuing to get longer! It’s also nice to see Spring on the horizon, so we can put away our snow shovels and winter boots!
How will the housing market fare this spring?
National Association of REALTORS says “Real estate pros often anxiously await for the spring selling season, a time known for an uptick in home sales. But will spring be as hot for the housing market this year as it has been in the past? Since the end of last year, … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Merry Christmas! - 12/20/18 12:35 PM
 
 
From the Matt Bagley Team,Wishing you the Merriest Christmas and the very best New Year!!! May you have a safe and Happy Holiday Season!!!
 
We typically start to see the market slow down at this time
of year, which appears to be happening some, but the market
for the most part seems to be staying pretty steady.
 
See attached Utah Association of REALTORS October 2018
Market updates for all Counties, if you’ll notate while the
closed sales from October 2017 dropped from 129 to 117 in
October 2018, the closed sales from 2017 to 2018 Year to Date
are still up 15.3%. The Median sales … (1 comments)

cedar city utah: Winter 2018 Matt Bagley Team Seller Letter - 12/04/18 03:36 PM
Winter 2018 Matt Bagley Team Seller Letter
We hope everyone had a safe & Happy Thanksgiving Holiday enjoying time with their loved ones! With freezing temperatures on the horizon along with inclement weather, it is recommended if you have vacant properties to get them winterized right away to avoid frozen or broken pipes, or any other damages that can occur.
It’s an exciting time of year with the Holiday Season in full swing and Beautiful decorations all around town! It’s always fun hearing the Christmas music populating the radio stations! A lot of sellers ask if it’s a good time of year to … (1 comments)

cedar city utah: Autumn 2018 Matt Bagley Team Newsletter Update - 09/26/18 12:33 PM
Autumn 2018 Matt Bagley Team Newsletter Update
 
"Where Are the Buyers?"  
 
To further quote Lawrence Yun, National Association of REALTORs (NAR) chief economist, "The economy is solidly advancing.  The anticipated growth rate of 4 to 5 percent in the second quarter is remarkable.  For the year, the GDP will exceed 3 percent for the first time since 2005.  Employment, likewise, is strong:  5 Million net new jobs over the past two years, pushing the unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent, the lowest rate in 50 years.  Wages are up, too, by 2.8 percent over the last 12 months."  Yun continues, "There is more … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Matt Bagley Team Sizzling Hot August Real Estate Market Newsletter 2018 - 08/17/18 02:44 PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matt Bagley Team Sizzling Hot August Real Estate Market Newsletter 2018
 
To rent or to buy seems to be the question in today's market.  "Line your investment portfolio with rental properties in a college town," was something  I read in a magazine many years ago.  My thought was, "I live in a college town, and I am a REALTOR. I must get busy and buy!"   I am so glad I did because my wonderful tenants have paid off the mortgages on my properties for me! It was nice of them, but I believe that the best plan is to buy properties for … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: July 2018 Newsletter - 08/01/18 01:34 PM
WOW!  In the 35 years I have been a REALTOR in Iron County, this is the first time I have seen our median price rise to $200,000!  That is up 8.7% Year to Date (YTD) since last year!  Closed sales have risen 19%!  What a fantastic real estate market, and it promises to continue.  See attached latest published Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) s  Wages are up, too, tatistics for more details and for information on all counties in Utah.
 
Local and National real estate markets are alive and strong!  In the July/August REALTOR magazine, Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist informs, "The … (1 comments)

cedar city utah: Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter For Fabulous April 2018 For You! - 04/16/18 12:38 PM
Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter For Fabulous April 2018 For You!
 
How's the market?  Allow me to quote one of Cedar City's top REALTORs, our own Matt Bagley, "Buyer activity is starting to pick up.  It's a great time for selling and buying with rates still low."  The real estate market keeps getting better and better.  Join the fun!  Your Matt Bagley Team would love to help you reach all of your real estate goals!
 
What do housing statistics tell us?  The Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) latest published report shows closed sales are up this year in Iron County as compared … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Whoa! Snow! Just in Time for Our Matt Bagley Team January 2018 Real Estate Newsletter! - 01/25/18 02:42 PM
Whoa! Snow! Just in Time for Our Matt Bagley Team January 2018 Real Estate Newsletter!
 
"How's the market?"  Whether you are buying or selling, we believe you will be happy with the strong real estate market here!  The Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Local Market Updates for Iron County clearly show the number of closed sales up by 19.9% compared to last year and the average sales price is up to $190,000 which is a 14.8% increase.  See attached UAR report for details and for the latest published information on all counties in Utah.  
 
Clients and customers are working together with us to … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: What is "Autumn eight?" Find Out In Your Matt Bagley Team Fall 2017 Real Estate Newsletter! - 09/26/17 04:25 PM
What is "Autumn eight?"  Find Out In Your Matt Bagley Team Fall 2017 Real Estate Newsletter!
 
We are experiencing cooler temperatures and seeing gorgeous autumn leaves!  That means it is time for "preventive maintenance" on your home to save you "unexpected expenses or emergency repairs," and it "may also reduce energy costs" according to Sept/Oct 2017 article in "The Residential Specialist."  Here is their checklist:  
 
"INTERIOR  1.  Get your furnace inspected:  Hire a professional to check for any leaks, replace the filter if needed and check heating efficiency.  2.  Winterize air conditioning:  If you live in areas where the temperature changes drastically … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: June is Sizzling but not just the Temperature! June Newsletter Update! - 06/27/17 03:43 PM
June is Sizzling but not just the Temperature! The Real Estate Market!  June 2017 Matt Bagley Team Newsletter Update!
 
Up Up Up!  How far?  11.7% year to date (YTD) for 2017 Iron County closed sales as compared to 2016 according to Utah Assocation of REALTORS latest published statistics!  .The median sales price is up 22.3% YTD to $183,500.  See attached UAR Report for more details and for all counties in Utah.
 
For the most part, an upward trend is seen nationwide and not just in our local area!  "Consumers Harbor Optimism for Housing" is the title of a recent article in MReport May … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: The Matt Bagley Team 2017 May Newsletter Update! - 05/31/17 03:01 PM
The Matt Bagley Team 2017 Lively Month of May Real Estate Newsletter Update!
 
Utah Real Estate is in the news, and the news is awesome!  "What is all the buzz about Utah?" To quote DeAnna Dipo, Utah Association of REALTORs President, from the REALTOR Magazine First Quarter 2017, "Business in Utah is booming, and media outlets nationwide are recognizing our state as one of the best in the country."  She quotes from Forbes Magazine that has named Utah as "The Best State for Business and Careers," and CNBC for awarding Utah as the "Top State for Business."  She mentions later in the … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Spring Forward to Our Sunny April 2017 Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter and Enjoy It Now! - 05/08/17 10:50 AM
Spring Forward to Our Sunny April 2017 Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter and Enjoy It Now! *Is our real estate market healthy? Southern Utah Real Estate market is strong and getting stronger! Iron County closed sales are up 25.2% year-to-date (YTD) February 2017 as compared to that same month 2016 according to the latest Market Updates available from the Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR). Iron County median price is up 28.9% YTD to $188,000. Wow! Typically, our market picks up in spring and summer, so 2017 is going to be one of our best years yet! We need more inventory; … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Hurray! Spring is here and so is your Matt Bagley Team Newsletter! - 03/31/17 01:06 PM
Hurray!  Spring is officially here and so is your Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter!
 
"Rising Rates, Rising Sales" according to National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun."  He goes on to explain, "...If rising interest rates are accompanied by a strengthening labor market with higher wages, the economy will be fine.  At least 2 million net new jobs are forecast for this year, and that is the reason we anticipate home sales will squeak out a modest gain over 2016.  If mortgage underwriting standards normalize even modestly from the excessively stringent conditions of the past few years, such as … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: Our First 2017 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Newsletter! - 01/23/17 03:33 PM
Can it really be this icy cold for our first 2017 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Real Estate Seller Newsletter?  YES!
It certainly is a beautiful winter wonderland here in Cedar City and surrounding areas!  Scrunching snow and crackling ice are two of my favorite things!  If you see me out experiencing the sounds my stepping feet are making, go ahead and laugh.  However, the freezing temperatures may be a little more difficult for me to enjoy!
Real estate is always one of my favorite subjects at any time of year.  I remember in grade school, my art teacher asked my mom why I always had … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: December 2016 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Winter Wonderland Newsletter! - 12/31/16 10:16 AM
December 2016 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Winter Wonderland Exciting Real Estate Newsletter!
 
First and most important of all, we wish you a very Merry Christmas!  Happy Holidays!  and the best New Year yet!
 
Who wants to know about what is going on in the real estate world--just about everyone!  Everywhere we go the questions come quickly!  Answers are:
 
In case you are wondering, the market is steady and moving upward at a healthy pace!  It is awesome!  Utah is actually #5 in the top 10 states that have the lowest foreclosure inventory with only 0.3% according to DS Journal December 2016. Our closed sales are up … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: The Naisbitt Bagley Team Gratitude Attitude Real Estate Newsletter - 11/30/16 02:10 PM
The Naisbitt-Bagley Team Gratitude Attitude Fall 2016 Real Estate Newsletter from ERA Realty Center
 
 
We have thoroughly enjoyed a beautiful fall, but those freezing temperatures are upon us. We hope owners have winterized vacant properties, sprinkler systems, evaporated coolers and etc. because the weather outside is ice cold!  Brrrr!
 
We always hear the question, how's the market?  2016 has been a very successful year for real estate for buyers and sellers, and we expect it to continue through the holidays and into 2017.  The market is steady and slowly moving upward.  The inventory is low and interest rates are down, so home mortgages … (0 comments)

cedar city utah: We're Having a Heat Wave! Summer 2016 Newsletter! - 07/27/16 06:14 AM
We're Having a Heat Wave!  Bask in the Warmth and Enjoy Our ERA Realty Center Naisbitt-Bagley Summer 2016 Newsletter!
 
We're feeling very patriotic this month as we continue to celebrate our freedom and independence in this great America the beautiful! With Pioneer Day and the 4th of July this month, how can we help but be filled with gratitude for those who have gone before us?  It is difficult to believe the middle of summer is upon us, but our beautiful Southern Utah sunshine is proof positive!
 
Real estate is one of my favorite subjects, and the right to own our own homes is … (0 comments)

 
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