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27 May 2009
Utah Home Values Are Better Than Most!
Each month, researchers measure home values in 20 large U.S. cities, then compile their findings in a report called the Case-Shiller Index . It's a popular measurement of housing health across the country, but it's far from perfect. As 3 examples: Read More...
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21 May 2009
Utah Interest Rates Increase Home Buying Power !
Low interest rates increase buying power President’s Message Chris Sloan Two weeks ago, interest rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in Utah were at their lowest point on record in Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey, which Read More...
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14 May 2009
Utah Home affordability improved again Wednesday after the government reported worse-than-expected results for April's Retail Sales. In Utah, Mortgage rates edged lower for the third consecutive day. The impetus for the rate rally this week may be Read More...
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09 May 2009
Utah Home Mortgage Rates Tied To Employment !!
Mortgage Rates Higher On April's 539,000 Jobs Lost Even though employment in Utah is among the nations highest, it makes little difference when it comes to how lenders price Home Mortgage rates. A downturn nationaly and the effects are felt in Salt Read More...
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05 May 2009
Utah Homes For Sale Under Contract May Mean Bottom!
For the second consecutive month, the number of Utah homes for sale that are under contract to sell increased -- further evidence that housing markets may have already bottomed. According to the Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service, (MLS), Read More...
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20 March 2009
$14,000 incentive to buy a New Home in UTAH? It's finally happened!
Who wouldn't want $14,000 in incentives to buy a New Home in Utah? Impossible you say? It's finally happened! Governor Huntsman signed SB260, the "Home Run" stimulus bill! As I previously outlined, the Home Run program will allow buyers Read More...
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