While many of us like to DIY things to save a little money, there are many areas where this can work out well, and somewhere it’s better to hire a professional, like plumbing, electrical, law, and real estate. There are people all over that have gotten lucky and will claim that the professionals aren’t needed, but it’s the little things that come up later that often cause them to regret their decision; the leaky pipe, the shorting wire behind the wall, the lawsuit they didn’t see coming, and the unhappy realization that what they “saved” is often less than what they could have made. Also..
Although it has been a mellow fall so far, It is time to start thinking about winterizing your property. Whether you live there, rent it out or are looking to sell, these are important steps to take to minimize damage caused by the cold weather that is coming. Landscaping and Roofs: Be sure to turn off sprinklers and blow out the lines with compressed air if at all possible. This will help to to decrease freezing and cracking in the lines. Clean out the gutters and ground spouts so they won’t get clogged and overflow. Clean off fallen leaves on the sidewalks/grass to reduce hazards and this..
Why should you conduct rental inspections? No matter how thoroughly you screen tenants, routine inspections are a must for a professional property management company. Inspections are done to protect the property and the rental owners investment, not necessarily because you don’t trust the tenant. Regular inspections benefit both the tenant and the owner/management. These inspections can help to identify any maintenance or issues that need fixing prior to becoming major expenses and/or damages. You can also follow up on your residents to make sure they are complying with the lease agreement and conducting their maintenance responsibilities. And of course, if any damage is being done..
Our Sense of Smell… The sense of smell is closely linked with memories, probably more so than any of our other senses. It causes a recollection of memory, emotion and even attraction. Smells can shape our moods, our behavior and and our decisions. Yet it is something that goes mainly “un-noticed” in our daily lives. So why wouldn’t we want to cause a positive reaction to the “smell” of a home. With Fall at our door, why not make your home smell just a bit more like the weather. Whether you are selling a home, renting it out, or simply having friends over, here are some..
Should I rent or should I buy? How do you know when you are ready to buy? Should you keep renting and save more? What is the benefit of home ownership? These are all questions that we ask at sometime in our lives? Here are some common questions you should be asking if you want to know whether it is right for you to buy or rent. Is your rent on the rise? The majority of rents in Utah are not “rent controlled” which means that they can rise as much or as little as the market bares. Sometimes they increase slightly, but other..
MLS # 11397702 For More information Contact: Kitty Cheney HERE List Price: $349,900 Tour/Open: Tour Price Per: $105 Status: Active CDOM: 18 List Date: 07/28/2016 DOM: 18 Address: 1625 W 980 S NS/EW: 980 S / 1625 W Area: Orem; Provo; Sundance City: Orem, UT 84058 County: Utah Restrictions: No Proj/Subdiv: SPRINGWATER Tax ID: 52-516-0005 [INFO] Taxes: $1,626 Zoning: HOA?: No Pre-Market: School Dist: Alpine Elem: Vineyard Jr High: Lakeridge Sr High: Mountain View Priv Schl: Other Schl: Lvl Approx Sq Ft Bed Rms Bath Fam Den Formal Living Rm Kitchen Dining Laun dry Fire place F T H K B F S 4 3 2..
It goes without saying that if you put your home up for sale that you want it to sell as quickly as possible for the highest price. Staging can help you get top dollar and sell your home faster. 1- Sparkeling Clean No one wants to move into a home, so they can clean up the previous owners mess. Sometimes hiring a professional cleaner to come in and make everything shine is worth the expense in the long run. 2- De-clutter Nothing can be as distracting as someone else’s clutter… What exactly does it tell a potential buyer? Is there enough storage space? Are..
Are you considering moving to Utah? Utah is a wonderful place to work and live, and it is only getting better! In January, the Utah Economic Council turned in their annual report stating that Utah would continue to see growth (HERE). CNN stated that Utah County’s job market is on fire (HERE). And Forbes stated that Salt Lake City was one of the top 5 places in the United States for the highest number of Job opportunities, and one of the lowest unemployment rates (HERE) For those of you who are interested in purchasing a home, investing, or up/down sizing. We can help! If..