foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: 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)

foreclosures: December Newsletter With Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Wishes from the Matt Bagley Team! - 12/14/17 02:41 PM
December Newsletter With Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Wishes from the Matt Bagley Team!
 
2017 has been an awesome year for our Southern Utah real estate market!  We feel very blessed and send our warmest thank you to all of you!  ERA Realty Center is still number one top producing office.  The future looks very bright for 2018!  
 
The Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) reports a 20.5% increase in Iron County closed sales in their latest published statistics. The same report shows a 15.8% increase in our median sales price.  See attached "Local Market Updates by County" for more details and for every … (1 comments)

foreclosures: Your First Summer 2015 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Newsletter Has Arrived! - 07/08/15 07:47 AM
 
Have you recently been asked, "How is the real estate market?"  If so, this Utah monthly update has arrived to you in the nick of time to answer that question!  Real estate sales are up and the market is great! 
 
Attached please find the latest published April Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Local Market Updates By County.  Closed sales for Iron County are up 37.1% year to date (YTD) this year as compared to 2014 at this time. Median sales price is up YTD 2.2% to $138,000 in 2015. Latest statistics for all counties in Utah are included in the report. 
 
From the … (0 comments)

foreclosures: Naisbitt Bagley Team Nearly-Spring Real Estate Newsletter 2014 Update - 03/06/14 05:27 AM
Naisbitt-Bagley Team Nearly-Spring Real Estate Newsletter 2014 Update:
 
The Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Local Market Updates by County are now available for December.  It usually takes UAR 2 to 3 months to compile all the information for this report.  The statistics for all counties in Utah are attached.  Iron County Median Sales Price is now $130,000.  The number of closed sales is up 2.3% Year To Date (YTD) as compared to last year.  December 2013 closed sales were up 20.4% as compared to December 2012.  This is good in our opinion since December is sometimes our slowest month and … (1 comments)

foreclosures: Naisbitt-Bagley Team, Matt Bagley, Janet Naisbitt, Jennifer Corral: 2014 Winter Real Estate Newsletter Update - 02/18/14 04:20 AM
Naisbitt-Bagley Team, Matt Bagley, Janet Naisbitt, Jennifer Corral: 2014 Winter Real Estate Newsletter Update
The graphs are attached from the entire Iron County Board of REALTORS Multiple List Service (MLS) for 2013. Nearly 1000 homes sold under $200,000, but only 290 homes sold above $200,000 all the way up as high as prices go. ERA Realty Center agents sold more than any other office, which has been the case for many years.
Lots are selling but for bargain prices. Buyers are looking to pay as little as possible for lots in order to be able to build their homes for an amount that … (0 comments)

foreclosures: December Seller Letter - 12/23/13 07:42 AM
ENJOY THE VERY MERRIEST CHRISTMAS AND HOLIDAY SEASON EVER!
WE WISH YOU LOVE, PEACE, JOY AND SUCCESS IN YOUR HAPPY NEW YEAR! 
 
We have attached the 2 latest Utah Association of REALTORs (UAR) “Local Market Updates by County” for September and October 2013.  It typically takes UAR 2 to 3 months to compile this data for all Utah counties.  We are happy to include both reports in this Real Estate Update.  You can review all counties.
 
Iron County Year to date (YTD) closed sales are down 2.1% according to September’s report.  Once again, I believe the reason is because … (0 comments)

foreclosures: NOVEMBER NAISBITT-BAGLEY NEWSLETTER - 11/23/13 06:30 AM
Naisbitt-Bagley, ERA Realty Center, November Real Estate Market Update:
 
Happy Thanksgiving!  Having a gratitude attitude helps our health, emotions and mind!
Our Team sends you warm wishes for a very happy and thankful season. In spite of the economy, there is much for which to be grateful.  We are especially grateful for our clients!
 
Freezing temperatures have already arrived. Be sure everything is WINTERIZED!  Pipes, sprinkler systems, evaporative coolers, and, etc., are all in need of your immediate attention!
 
Attached is the Utah Association of REALTORs (UAR) Local Market Updates by County for August 2013. It takes the … (0 comments)

foreclosures: REALTORS Can Make Reality of Your Realty Dreams! Find yours! - 09/25/13 07:53 AM
Real Estate Dreams can come true in this real estate market!  It is fun watching people finding bargains with great loans and wonderfully low interest rates and affordable monthly payments.  It is a great time to be selling homes and watching people succeed in reaching their home buying goals.  It makes a REALTOR happy to be part of someone's dream come true!
Buyers with good credit and investors with cash are really benefitting from the current bargains available.  We are also seeing people purchasing homes who had short sales and foreclosures in the past!  Home buying is outshining the rental market.  People do prefer … (0 comments)

foreclosures: How Can Your Buyer Find Your Home And Buy It If It Isn't Listed? - 07/16/13 01:57 PM
Where did all the houses go?  Sellers thinking they can sell their home later for more money later may be surprised.  As interest rates rise, prices may just turn around and go the other way. No one knows for sure which way prices or rates will go.  I believe sellers should sell when they want to sell.  I have been a REALTOR for nearly 30 years, and now seems like a good time to sell to me while buyers want to buy!  
The inventory is indeed low for homes under $150,000 in the Cedar City, UT, area. We are seeing … (3 comments)

foreclosures: Closed Home Sales Up; Median Price Up; Inventory Down! - 01/15/13 11:15 AM
What are buyers waiting for?  I believe the real estate market has already turned around in the Iron County area for median price homes. Recent UAR statistics seem to indicate that it would have been better to purchase a few months back. It may be a little late to go back in time, but I believe this is a great time to get a fantastic deal on your home while many bargains can still be found and interest rates are so low that monthly payments can be low and less than rent in many cases. 
Buyers in our real estate market … (1 comments)

foreclosures: YES! Homes Sell Even When The Holidays And Icy Weather Are Here! - 12/11/12 07:12 AM
Contrary to popular opinion, winter is a good time to sell your home!
It has been my experience in the last 28 years that many homes have sold during wintertime, making both buyers and sellers happy with their successful real estate moves. 
Luckily, no one told me to stop listing and selling real estate just because it was cold outside.  I was thrilled when I got my picture in the local newspaper as a top producer toward the end of my first year as a real estate agent in 1984. Happily, gratefully and successfully, I have continued to work hard in all seasons for many years.
Buyers touring homes in wintertime are serious. They … (1 comments)

foreclosures: I Believe Real Estate Designations Make A Difference, But Do Buyers and Sellers? - 11/30/12 12:17 PM
When I earned my real estate license in January of 1984, I was told that was just the beginning.  I learned I would need to learn much more to be a good agent.  I was encouraged to, "sharpen the saw" by my broker, which means get more training to be skilled and effective.  As a result, like many agents who care, I have spent many years gathering knowledge, receiving training and learning much.  I have attended ERA Realty Center's training on Wednesdays.  I took ERA's basic training and also the Topgun training for experienced agents.  I have been to numerous conventions … (0 comments)

foreclosures: The Election Is Decided. Let's Now Band Together As Americans! - 11/07/12 12:38 AM
I have heard already this morning from people excited about the election results and from people who are sad.  I find myself going back in time many years to grade school when one of my teachers said that the important thing is for Americans to band together and support each other and America after an election.  I believe this is good advice for all of us every day.
Whatever our stand before the election, now is the time to be good Americans working for the best good of all America. 
My mother used to say, "A man convinced against his will … (1 comments)

foreclosures: ERA Network News: "Back to School Means Back to Business for Homebuyers" - 10/11/12 01:31 PM
"Who buys in the fall?"  "The Fall Selling Season" survey completed by ERA Real Estate shows that "The higher ratio goes to first-time homebuyers and childless couples" at 27%.  The rest of the pie is divided as follows with 20% being Move-up buyers, 17% Downsizing & Retiring Buyers, 14% investors, 11% Military relocations, 6% Vacation buyers and 5% other.
The article says, "Blame it on the traditional school year engraved in our minds since childhood, but many people see Labor Day as the beginning of a new year.  Summer holidays are over and everyone goes back to school or buckles down … (0 comments)

foreclosures: Foreclosures, Short sales and Bargain-Priced Homes Are Attracting Buyers! - 09/10/12 09:54 AM
At one of ERA Realty Center's office meeting recently, the real estate agents discussed the real estate market in the Cedar City, UT, area.  We have more buyers, less homes for sale, lower interest rates and lower prices.  No wonder we are getting multiple offers on homes under $150,000! 
Buyers can own their home for less than rent in many cases.  Supply and Demand should turn this market right around soon.  Maybe the homes in the lower price ranges are already experiencing a seller's market!  We are seeing buyers pay more than list price and more than appraisal to win their home over the … (1 comments)

 
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