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The Waiting Game: An $80,000 Mistake

The Waiting Game: An $80,000 Mistake We saw housing prices gain north of 12% along the Wasatch Front and the state of Utah in 2020. That’s remarkable given the circumstances. We know that Utah currently has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. We’re #2 in terms of in-migration, or families relocating to work in […]

How to Invest in Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA

How to Invest in Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA Did you know that you can use self-directed IRAs to purchase investment property? It’s true. The IRS permits retirement accounts like IRAs to invest in real estate, among other options. There are a lot of advantages to using a self-directed IRA, or a solo 401(k) […]

7 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate in 2018

7 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate in 2018 There are many reasons why 2018 is going to be a great market for real estate investing. Here are the top seven reasons to invest in the Wasatch Front real estate market: 1. Strong economic indicators. The 2018 economy looks sunny-side up. For all you novice and […]

Which Updates Won’t Add Value to Your Home?

Which Updates Won’t Add Value to Your Home? When updating or renovating your home, you may be under the impression that making major renovations to your property will net you more money on the appraisal. This may not always be the case. In fact, some improvements may not increase your home’s value at all, leaving […]

How Inventory Affects the Wasatch Front Market

How Inventory Affects the Wasatch Front Market There are eight things that we feel you can do to compete to get the home you want in the Wasatch market. Be informed. If there’s a specific neighborhood, community, or builder you’re interested in, start researching and following them on social media and set up Google alerts. […]

How Can You Avoid Wasting Money on Valueless Home Improvements?

How Can You Avoid Wasting Money on Valueless Home Improvements? When you’re choosing what home improvements to invest in, it’s important to know what types of improvement will bring you the highest value. Here are the five safest bets when it comes to making worthwhile improvements. Kitchen. This is the center of attention in any […]

How Can You Use Crowdfunding to Invest in Real Estate?

How Can You Use Crowdfunding to Invest in Real Estate? Today we are going to talk about real estate investing, crowdfunding style. This morning, when I woke up, I went online and researched crowdfunding in real estate. What I began to notice is that there are dozens of platforms for individuals to begin investing in […]

An Expert Described the Market as a “Crapshoot” – We Disagree

An Expert Described the Market as a “Crapshoot” – We Disagree We came across a CNN Money article the other day in which an expert described the real estate market as a “crapshoot.” He explained that there is no guarantee that home prices will continue to rise, so investing in real estate is essentially a gamble. In […]