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Water and Homeowners Insurance

by Susanne Romo When most people think of home insurance and claims, fire or burglary is usually the first thing that concerns people.  But what might surprise you is that neither of those claims is the most common.  Water is. And your homeowner’s policy may or not cover the damage.  The bottom line your claims adjuster will need to know is —- ...

Condo owners should buy secondary insurance

BY BARBARA HOLLAND Posted: Aug. 11, 2012 | 2:04 a.m. Q: I currently own a condominium that I rent to my granddaughter. Last Sunday, the girl who lives in the condo above mine called me and said she heard running water, and asked if would come over and see if we could figure out where it was coming from. I went over and we looked in all the storage ...
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When it comes to fire, home policies have you covered

  By LESLEY MITCHELL | The Salt Lake Tribune David Taylor and his wife, Janice, were devastated by the loss of their home in Indianola to fire over the weekend. But the Sanpete couple say the real shocker came after they called their insurance company. “We weren’t really sure what to expect,” said David Taylor, a volunteer member ...

Buying a house? FAQ about closing costs and mortgage loans

Source: American Heritage Bank Buying a house? FAQ about closing costs and mortgage loans – American Heritage Bank For many of us, buying a home is the culmination of the ultimate dream. But if anything can be learned from the housing crisis of the past few years, it’s the importance of making sure you can afford to make that ...

Key steps to getting the best home loan

LESLEY MITCHELL Key steps to getting the best home loan Start with being on top of your credit report and credit score. Thinking of buying a new home anytime soon? You better know your score — your credit score, that is. Read Article | Comment it

Lisa Udy

Lisa Udy Purchasing Northern Utah Real Estate Insider tips Principal Broker Platinum Real Estate Group 2 North Main Suite #11 Providence, Utah 84332 Office:435-213-9335 Cell: 435-881-3022 Email: Lisa@LisaUdy.com Website: http://www.lisaudy.com Northern Utah is one of the most beautiful areas in the country. I know because I’ve lived ...

Purchasing Northern Utah Real Estate

Lisa Udy Principal Broker Platinum Real Estate Group 2 North Main Suite #11 Providence, Utah 84332 Office:435-213-9335 Cell: 435-881-3022 Email: Lisa@LisaUdy.com Website: http://www.lisaudy.com Tweet Purchasing Northern Utah Real Estate Northern Utah is one of the most beautiful areas in the country. I know because I’ve lived here ...

No McMansions for Millennials

S. Mitra Kalita No McMansions for Millennials Article S. Mitra Kalita is a general assignment reporter at The Washington Post and serves as president of the South Asian Journalists Association. Here’s what Generation Y doesn’t want: formal living rooms, soaker bathtubs, dependence on a car. In other words, they don’t want their parents’ ...

Negotiating Like a Pro When Buying a Home

  Big Apple Anime Fest Negotiating Like a Pro When Buying a Home Looking for a new home can be a stressful experience. To get a good price for the Utah Houses that you want, you will have to negotiate. It is very important in buying so that you can get a fair market value of the property.   Read Article

Info on Utah

  As of NOV 4th 2010: MEDIAN PRICE in Salt Lake City for Single Family Homes is $220,140 AVERAGE PRICE in Salt Lake City for Single Family Homes is $261,020 The LOW sale in the past year was $37,000 The HIGH sale for a home in our market was $3,220,000 From Boom to BUST (i.e. 2005-2007 PEAK, 2008-2010 DOWN FALL) our market on average has dropped ...