houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: 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)

houses for sale: Drop in Number of Homes For Sale is Causing Delays In Finding Homes! - 08/29/12 09:02 AM
Buyers in the Cedar City, UT, real estate market are discovering that patience is required to buy their home.  Buyers who have succeeded testify that home ownership is worth the wait and effort.  I agree. 
Is this a trend in other parts of the country.  Please let me know.  I believe the market is turning around.  Do you?
Multiple-offers are coming in on homes under $150,000.  Some are selling above list price and above appraisal.  Buyers are disappointed when they lose the bid on the home they like to another buyer who offers more.  Buyers may have to try several offers on … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Become The Champion Real Estate Agents Your Clients Deserve! - 08/14/12 08:32 AM
How to keep buyers and sellers in pipeline:
ERA Realty Center's real estate broker recently asked me to share how to become a champion real estate agent.  Olympics make it clear that any sport requires excellence and mastery to become a champion, as do we.
If you want to become the very best, there are 2 activities to become champion REALTORS:
1.        Find the clients and customers to servel.
2.        Serve the clients and customers you find.
Sounds easy enough!  Be creative. Use games.  When we were brainstorming one day my assistant, Matt, had a hilarious idea involving toilet paper.  We didn't actually use his idea, but I do think … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Real Estate In Big Cities Or Small Seems To have Bargain Price-Tags! - 07/26/12 11:11 AM
Wow!  I just submitted an offer for a home listed at only $45,000.  That's the price-tag for a 3 bedroom 2 bath home on a large lot that is move-in ready.  This home happens to be in a small town.  The price for a similar home in a larger town may be a bit more, but it's probably still a bargain!
I am amazed at the bargains available in the current real estate market.  I see no see-saw with prices up while interest rates are down.  Both rates and prices are incredily low at the same time.  Plus, if you are a buyer looking in the Cedar City, … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Iron County, UT, Real Estate Closings Are Up! How About Your Areas? - 06/30/12 01:52 AM
Recent Utah Association of REALTORS statistics show conclusively that home closings are up in 2012!  Inventory is down this year as compared to last year.  With low interest rates and buyers who can reasonably qualify for the nothing down mortgages that are available inour area, our real estate market seems to have turned around in some price ranges.  How about markets in other areas in the country? Is this an overall national trend?
In some price ranges, multiple offers are coming in on homes priced right.  Since it is still a bargain-driven market, homes that are priced right are bargains.  Buyers … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Steve Florio of ERA Mortgage Reports Improvements in Real Estate Market! - 05/03/12 11:21 AM
Steve reports in his email of today, "Pending home sales are at their highest level since April 2010, according to the National Assn. of Realtors. Lawrence Yun, the group's chief economist, said the market 'has clearly turned the corner.'"  This is good news for our economy as well as the real estate market. 
Steve goes on to say, "Price declines are easing.  Housing data provider Zillow said last week that home values are bottoming in most major markets and are set to begin rising in metropolital areas such as Los Angeles."  According to UAR statistics as of February YTD, the median price … (0 comments)

houses for sale: Iron County First Quarter MLS and Utah Association Of Realtors Statistics - 04/24/12 07:02 AM
Janet Naisbitt-Bagley Team’s April 2012 Real Estate Newsletter Update
 
According to first quarter graphs from the Iron County Board of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service (MLS),103 homes were sold in Iron County under $99,999; and 130 homes sold between $100,000 and $199,999.  Therefore, 233 homes sold under $200,000.  Only 45 homes sold above $200,000 including all the way up to the highest priced home that sold.  Lower priced homes seem to be attracting buyers & investors that could not qualify in years past.
 
According to the recent Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) February Local Market Updates by County, Iron … (1 comments)

houses for sale: UAR Reports That Utah's Housing Market Continued To Improve.... - 03/12/12 10:43 AM
According to the Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Report for January, "Rising home sales and declining housing inventory are boosting Utah's real estate market.  2012 was the best January in five years in terms of homes sold."  The report also pointed out, "This is the eighth consecutive month that home sales have increased compared to the same month a year earlier."
The data from the Utah Association of Realtors states, "Signs point to a strong spring for home buying.  The number of contracts signed to buy homes (pending sales) in January increased 20 percent, signaling a likely rise in February closed sales."  We'll … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Are We All Selling HomeSteps/Freddie Mac Homes? If not, we should be! - 02/02/12 09:55 AM
HomeSteps Provides Affordable Housing & Benefits Communities
Janet Naisbitt-Bagley attended a HomeSteps/Freddie Mac Road Show at the Utah County Board of REALTORS office in Orem, Utah, yesterday.  Buyers would be interested in the excellent presentation Lauren Feild gave to the real estate agents in attendance including the answer to the question, What is HomeSteps?   She explained, "*HomeSteps is the real estate unit of Freddie Mac.  *We market a nationwide selection of Freddie Mac-owned homes.  *The brand, Homesteps, was created by Freddie Mac to market its homes." 
Janet Naisbitt-Bagley of ERA Realty Center has represented HomeSteps' Freddie Mac Homes for many years as a listing agent.  Janet … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Dare To Dream The Impossible Dream! Apparently, Nothing is Impossible! - 01/24/12 10:09 AM
Dare To Dream The Impossible Dream! Apparently, Nothing is Impossible!
Steve Florio of Mortgage Family emailed an article "Field of possibilities" that caught my attention.  Let me quote, "Whatever it is you desire to have, to be, or to experience, already exists within the realm of possibility.  The more fully you express that desire, the more completely it appears in your life."  The above statement requires some thought beyond just reading.  I do firmly believe that if you think positively, live courageously, and believe in yourself, dreams do come true.  I also believe that it is of the utmost importance to make sure that our positive thoughts … (2 comments)

houses for sale: May We All Experience The Most Joyous And Beautiful New Year Ever! - 01/01/12 07:24 AM
HAPPY NEW YEAR!  MAY ALL OF OUR POSITIVE WISHES AND DREAMS LIFT US TO A BEAUTIFUL NEW YEAR!
SINCERELY,
JANET NAISBITT-BAGLEY TEAM
ERA REALTY CENTER
435-865-1019
NAISBITT@INFOWEST.COM
 
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houses for sale: Act Now in Cedar City! Are Bargain-Priced Homes Selling Quickly Everywhere? - 11/12/11 08:47 AM
Cedar City, UT, homes are selling quickly when they are priced as bargains!  Buyers are sad if their home goes under contract before they get around to making an offer!  They also find it difficult to compete when several offers come in at once!  I recommend that buyers who find the home they want get their offer in immediately and at their best price.  If the buyer offers full price, there's a chance the offer can get a seller signature and go under contract before the multiple offers come in.  Why submit a low offer and find out someone else bid higher and bought … (1 comments)

houses for sale: Do You Agree That The Wave of The Next Decade Seems to be Rentals? - 10/21/11 05:27 PM
Amazing!  I have read recent news reports from reliable sources, in my opinion, that state it's time for investors to step up to the plate and hit a home run!  Due to poor credit, thanks to foreclosures, short sales, etc., many buyers are planning to rent because they can't buy until their credit improves.  Some buyers simply have a good case of the jitters!  For whatever reason, the experts seems to suggest that now is the time to become a landlord to provide homes for the renters!
This sounds like good advice to me while prices and interest rates are both … (9 comments)

houses for sale: Short Sale, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure? What? - 09/09/11 04:35 PM
When oh when can we just go back to resales and new construction with hardly any distressed sales any more?   I feel so sad for the sellers who can't make their payments because they lost their jobs or have some other hardship; and yet, I feel so strongly that the payments should be made because a commitment was made to pay them.  But how?  It seems for many there just is no way.  I certainly don't know the answer. 
Everything seems all confused in today's world.  I want it fixed, but I don't know what can be done to fix it.  Will … (4 comments)

houses for sale: Keep A Gratitude Attitude For Maximum Happiness & Real Estate Success! - 09/06/11 12:33 PM
This morning I woke up early.  My husband was sleeping soundly, and I didn't want to wake him up.  I started thinking about all of the things for which I am grateful including life itself!  After thinking of hundreds of things to be thankful for, I started my day with a beautiful warm and satisfying sense of well-being.  All is right in my world today in spite of the problems around me.
It doesn't matter what our field of business is, a positive and thankful attitude can bring us success.  The universe will work in our favor if we want it to!  … (2 comments)

 
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