real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: March 2018 Snow and Sun Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter here for you! - 03/21/18 09:04 AM
March 2018 Snow and Sun Matt Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter here for you!
 
How's our local market?  Our Southern Utah Real Estate market is alive and doing very well.  The latest published Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) statistics show more home sales closed in Iron County in 2018 than 2017.  However, the Median Sales Price has fallen 3.8% to $181,825.  That may help the affordability!  See attached UAR "Local Market Updates by County" for details and for every county.  
 
We are looking forward to 2018 continuing to be a great year for both buyers and sellers.  When staged and priced with the … (0 comments)

real estate: Wow! Winter Snow Finds Thriving Southern Utah Real Estate Market and These Top Twelve Tips From Our Matt Bagley Team Update For February, the Love Month, 2018! - 03/01/18 03:23 PM
 
 
*How's the market?  Awesome!  Attached are the latest market statistics available from the Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR). These Market Updates prove closed sales are increasing and our Median Price Range is rising showing a strong and successful real estate market currently for buyers and sellers.
 *What about 2017?  The attached Iron County Board of REALTORs graphs paint a bright and successful picture for 2017 real estate!  Thanks to our awesome clients and customers, ERA Realty Center sold more of our own listings and more of the Iron County Board of REALTORs' listings than any other office!  ERA Realty Center has been … (0 comments)

real estate: 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)

real estate: Thanksgiving 2017 Gratitude Time is Here With Our Matt Bagley Team Newsletter Update! - 11/21/17 11:08 AM
Thanksgiving 2017 Gratitude Time is Here With Our Matt Bagley Team Newsletter Update!
 
What could be better than our wonderful customers and clients!  We thank you! Please enjoy the happiest Thanksgiving yet!  We are sending you our warmest wishes!
 
Our Iron County real estate market is something about which to shout for joy!  Closed sales are up 18.1% and our median price is now $191,000 which is up 16.3%!  Please see attached Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) report for more details and for statistics on every county.  Steady growth continues and more is expected in 2018!  
 
Our Cedar City area's positive economy is a … (1 comments)

real estate: 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)

real estate: 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)

real estate: It’s Warm & Sunny! A perfect time for this 2015 Naisbitt-Bagley Team 2nd Spring Seller Newsletter to Arrive! - 05/07/15 05:08 AM
It’s Warm & Sunny! A perfect time for this 2015 Naisbitt-Bagley Team 2nd Spring Seller Newsletter to Arrive!
 
 
The Spectrum reported great news for Southern Utah recently in an article by David DeMille titled, "Wages Starting To Move Upward!"  Underneath the title were the words, "4 straight years of sustained job growth in region."  The article said that Washington County wages jumped 6 percent; that Iron County wages were up 5 percent; and that Beaver County wages were up 4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the previous year.  Data released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicated … (0 comments)

real estate: It's Spring and it's beautiful! The 2015 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Seller Newsletter Update for Spring 2015 is Here for You! - 03/28/15 06:14 AM
It's Spring and it's beautiful!  The 2015 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Seller Newsletter Update for Spring 2015 is Here for You!
 
 
Warm and happy feelings take over as we read the upbeat articles on the economy and housing market in 2015.  In an article in DS News March 2015, Doug Duncan, chief economist at Fannie Mae, said, "Our theme for the year, 'Economy Drags Housing Upward,' implies that both housing and the economy will pick up some speed in 2015, but that the economy will grow at a faster pace."  Later from the the same article we quote the following, "Fannie … (0 comments)

real estate: Naisbitt-Bagley Team's First 2015 Seller Newsletter Update from ERA Realty Center--Please Enjoy a Happy and Successful 2015! - 01/26/15 06:59 AM
 
Naisbitt-Bagley Team's First 2015 Seller Newsletter Update from ERA Realty Center--Please Enjoy a Happy and Successful 2015!
 
On the Cover of the latest "DS News 12.2014", we see in large yellow print,  "Industry Leaders Speak Out on Housing in 2015".  On page 15 of this magazine, we read, "REPORT: HOUSING MARKET NOT COMPLETELY BACK, BUT GETTING CLOSER".  To quote the first paragraph of this article, "The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Q3 Leading Markets Index (LMI) report and the verdict is:  National housing recovery is getting there, slowly but surely." Of course, we are all hoping … (0 comments)

real estate: Realty Center, 2nd Summer 2014 Newsletter Update - 07/31/14 05:40 AM
Realty Center, 2nd  Summer 2014 Newsletter Update
 
Exciting market information is attached for the entire Iron County Board of REALTORS for 2nd quarter 2014.These statistics include data from all real estate offices in our area.  More homes are still selling under $200,000, but homes in all price ranges are selling. Commercial, land and development properties are taking a back seat to residential home sales.  As you see, ERA Realty Center still sells more homes than any other office in the entire MLS.  The real estate market in our area seems to be solid and steady.
 
Also attached are the Utah … (0 comments)

real estate: Naisbitt-Bagley Team May 2014 Real Estate Newsletter Update - 05/14/14 05:40 AM
Our Real Estate Market moves forward toward summer with prices rising slowly especially in the lower price ranges. 
 
Attached is the latest "Utah Association of Realtors Local Market Updates by County" for all Utah counties.  It takes UAR 2 to 3 months to compile this data, so February 2014 is the current data available.
 
Iron County shows a median price of $130,000 which is a 14.7% rise year to date (YTD) as compared to 2013.  Experience shows that the rise in market price in our area is taking place in the lower price ranges under $200,000.
 
Iron County … (0 comments)

real estate: Naisbitt-Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter Spring Update for 2014 - 04/10/14 03:20 AM
Naisbitt-Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter Spring Update for 2014
The latest Utah Association of Realtors (UAR) Local Market Updates by County are attached.  It takes UAR 2 to 3 months to compile the statistics for all of the counties in Utah, and January's report is now available.
 
Iron County closed sales were up 3.6% in January 2014 as compared to 2013.We had a busy January 2014 and last month's report showed a busy December in 2013!  That confirms the busy winter we experienced in our real estate market!
 
Obviously, we didn't experience the winter slowdown that some people expected. … (0 comments)

 
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