How to Know When to Upgrade to a Bigger Home

If you have always wanted to live in a bigger home, then you may be wondering when the right time is for you to move. Bigger homes are more expensive and require more maintenance. However, you may be at a point in your life financially where you’re ready for a bigger place. Deciding to move… Read more »

Remodeling for a Higher Return

Remodeling can be serious business, especially if you’ve got several projects on your list and a limited budget with which to work. Remodeling your own home is also different from remodeling an investment property in Southern Utah.  It can be tempting to go straight to the items that you find the most important, but if… Read more »

7 Ideas to Cover Your Next Down Payment on a Southern Utah Rental Property

By Jerry Jensen For most real estate investors, cash for down payments is the bottleneck. The choke point, the constraint that sets the speed limit on how fast you can build your rental portfolio. This means if you want to grow your portfolio faster, you need to solve the down payment problem. Whether you’re buying… Read more »

Pre-Qualified or Pre-Approved? What’s the Difference?

There’s a lot to learn when you’re starting to look to buy a home in St. George and surrounding areas. From things like earnest money to closing costs, it’s a lot to take in during a very short period that your Realtor will help you with. But here is one topic you need to know,… Read more »

10 Landlord Responsibilities You May Have Overlooked

If you own real estate and decide to lease it out to someone else, then congratulations,  you are now a landlord in the eyes of the law. Whether you lease out a single family home or apartments in a multiplex building, there are many landlord responsibilities that come with the territory. Some duties seem clear,… Read more »

11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you shouldn’t panic if the house doesn’t sell the… Read more »

VA Loans

U.S. Veterans have made many sacrifices to serve our country and protect our freedoms. To show our gratitude, we’re able to offer them a Veterans Affairs Home Loan and the freedom of homeownership.  The American dream is within reach for these men and women who have given so much, and options are available at amazing… Read more »

August 2020 Real Estate Forecast

Home sales in July were higher than last month and than a year ago, and mortgage rates are at record lows. However, tight inventory remains a hurdle, and the economy is not yet back to normal.

4 Tips When Buying A New Construction Home

What you should know about new construction homes Being the first person to own a newly-built home can be a source of immense pride and enjoyment. Having the chance to build a house to your exact specifications gives you a great opportunity to move into a home that you can enjoy for many years. As… Read more »

6 Things to Consider When Buying Lake Property

Buying a lake house can be a great investment, regardless of whether you intend to use it as a vacation property or a year-round residence. With that said, you shouldn’t rush into buying a lakefront property just because it’s available. As with any house, there are some things that you should think about before you… Read more »