7 Rental Market Trends To Watch In 2023

“As we get ready for 2023, we are waiting to see if the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates to rein in inflation. That leaves rental-market predictions a bit tough to make, but there are some clear trends coming to the fore,” Buildium says. 7 biggest rental market trends for 2023 1. More… Read more »

4 Mortgage Mistakes You Can’t Afford With Rates so High

While mortgage rates in Southern Utah dropped to record lows during the pandemic, things have changed in recent months. Rates have crept up steadily and mortgage loan rates are now higher than they’ve been for many years. With today’s mortgage rates coming in so high, financing your home in Southern Utah will be more expensive… Read more »

4 Ways to Destroy Your Home’s Value in Southern Utah

You may have big dreams for that new home in Southern Utah but cool your jets. This is a time for careful consideration, not for hastily scribbled modern design notes on napkins. Although there are certain changes you can make that will update or upgrade your new home, there are others that can potentially devastate… Read more »

HOLIDAY DECOR ON A BUDGET

As the summer season wraps up and Fall approaches, there are many holidays to start preparing for! Holiday décor on a budget can look like anything from reusing old cloth and pillow stuffing to make ghosts, buying twinkle lights that can change colors based on the season, and more. If you’re looking for a few… Read more »

HVAC Troubleshooting for Homeowners

Climate control is one of the greatest inventions of humankind since leavened bread, but when it’s suddenly not working properly, or it stops working all together, your HVAC system can become a massive source of stress and worry. Before you decide to panic, though, consider doing a little troubleshooting of your system. There are several… Read more »

How Does a HELOC Work?

Home values have risen dramatically in the last few years.  Many homeowners are looking for ways to tap their equity without selling their home or refinancing their primary mortgage. If your home has gained significant value since you purchased it, or you’ve paid so long on your mortgage that you have ample equity in your… Read more »

HOME MAINTENANCE MISTAKES TO AVOID

Homeowners know the importance of maintaining their home. If you don’t give certain parts of your home tune-ups every year, you risk having to deal with costly repairs. Most homeowners know about scheduling AC maintenance and cleaning the gutters, but many other maintenance tips might fall to the wayside. This article lists some common home… Read more »

Owning a Home is YOUR Hedge Against Inflation

You have felt it!! Gas, Groceries, Cars, Tools, and EveryDay Items are going up and cost more almost daily. These climbing consumer costs hurt your Budget, possibly postponing many purchases, especially the larger items. Here are thoughts on why Buying a Home or Owning a Home can help you fight the demands of inflation. Owning… Read more »

Benefits of Owning Rental Properties in Southern Utah

Is owning a rental property in Southern Utah still a good investment as it was ten to fifteen years ago? Should you seriously be considering real estate investing as a major cornerstone of your investment strategy? Why should you buy a rental property versus any other type of asset? The surprising answer is that rental… Read more »

5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR KIDS’ CLOSETS ORGANIZED

When living with kids, there’s bound to be overflowing amounts of love, endless laughter, and lots and lots of mess. One part of their bedroom that will never cease to be in a constant state of disorder is their closet. It’s a never-ending battle, and as parents or guardians, you must be ready with a few… Read more »