Eagle Mountain, Utah News

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer a full range of real estate services for those looking into buying a new home. We can help you from start to finish, whether you need assistance with finding good property listings, assessing local factors like schools and other features, or even finalizing a purchase and preparing for the move.

This last area is one that can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. While moving into a new home opens up all sorts of fun new possibilities, it also involves a lot of detail, plus time and money spent to make sure everything is moved correctly. And if you’re a buyer who is already tight on funds, you might be looking for some ways to save during the move – here are some tips we can offer in this area.

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Whether you’re considering selling your home in the near future or even just keeping your options open for the future, there are several areas of homeownership to consider. Savvy homeowners are able to ride a fine line here – keeping their home comfortable and tasteful based on their desires and those of their family, but also keeping up on the kinds of areas that will maintain a high resale value if the time ever comes.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we can help with all home selling needs, whether you’re selling in the near or far term. One major area here in terms of riding this fence (literally, in some cases)? Landscaping. Let’s go over a few important areas to prioritize that can help you maintain the beautiful outdoor landscape you’ve always wanted,

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When designing a home, paying extra attention to details is imperative and will save you time and money down the road.  Look closely at this carpet, it's a busy pattern but across a large space, it could create a very balanced and calming environment. It's definitely one, that because of the pattern, is best used in a large space with a definitive starting and stopping point. Notice how it runs in one direction down the stairs  and the opposite direction across the rest of the space.  There's definitely no definitive starting or stopping place and with it being run in different directions, it creates the look of it being two different patterns. What do you think...should this carpet have been run in same direction down the stairs as the rest of the

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At Eagle Mountain, nothing makes our agents happier than getting a buyer and their family into the home of their dreams. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful new construction home, a lot for sale or any other kind of property need, we have real estate listings available for you.

We’re with you throughout the entire homebuying process, including closing things out and preparing for the big move. This process, which involves selling your home and moving lots of possessions around, often causes buyers to look for temporary storage solutions – usually in the form of offsite storage units. Should you be considering such a unit? The answer depends on a few factors. Let’s look at a few of the plusses and minuses that come with these units.

benefits drawbacks storage units move

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The following stats are for the first part of December 2018 

 Current Market Supply

  • Number of ACTIVE homes: 2258
  • Change from last month: -4.89%
  • Change from last year: +38.02%

 Number of homes listed

  • Number of homes listed in November 2018: 1,024
  • Change from previous month: -22.42%
  • Change from last year: +14.80%

Medium Sales Price

  • Median sales price for last month: $309,000
  • Change from previous month: no change
  • Change from last year: +10.36%

 

 

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If you’re looking into buying a home, one of the most engaging and enjoyable parts of the process will be taking property tours. This is a period where you get to view many great properties and imagine yourself in them, plus learn a lot about what you’re truly looking for as a buyer and the kinds of homes that contain your needs.

At Eagle Mountain, our agents can help you with every in and out of a property tour. We can advise you on the important steps to remember to take, plus a few areas you should avoid to improve your chances of a good experience. Here are some do’s and don’ts we’ve collected over the years for property tours.

do’s don’ts homebuyer property tours

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  • Be imaginative: Remember that while some elements of the home, such as broad design features like masonry,
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Most sellers believe that springtime is the best time to sell a home...that is NOT always the case.  Selling your home in the winter actually has quite a few advantages.  The #1 reason for listing your home in the winter is LESS COMPETITION!  If most sellers actually listed their home in the spring, the housing market would be flooded.  Typically during the winter months, there is less competition and the housing supply shrinks, limiting buyers' choices. The National Association of Realtors suggest that the "sweet spot" for listing your home is between November and February.  According to David Ramsey, home sales have increased from November to December an average of 4.5% over the last three winters. "As the temperatures start to heat up in the spring, so

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If you thought libraries were just about books, think again!  The Eagle Mountain Public Library is hosting an escape room designed for teens and adults on October 27th.  An evil doctor will unleash a deadly airborne virus that turns anyone who comes in contact with it into a zombie.  Don't fret, you have 45 minutes to find the antidote and save yourself...the pressure is on!  Click registration and select the time.   

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Have you noticed a change in interior and exterior paint choices lately? Leading paint experts are saying that 2019 will be reminiscent of the 1970's in terms of paint trends. We have started seeing this change in several of the new model homes we recently toured. White cabinetry, that we have been seeing for several years, was replaced with more muted (pickled) wood tones or darker (painted) jewel tones. The bathrooms had darker vanities and patterned tile, and accent walls were duly noted.  While white walls and white kitchens are still popular, we are seeing designers add caramel or cognac leather furniture, reclaimed wood accent tables, and tons of tactile fabric pillows and throws in jewel tones, allowing our eyes to "land" in the space. The Pantone

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With a plethera of licensed real estate agents to choose from, how does one go about finding the right agent? What criteria must they meet to win your business? If you have ever bought or sold a home, you know there are many ways that a real estate transaction can go sideways. Having a knowledgeable agent that knows how to navigate and overcome issues is vital, but having a licensed agent that is surrounded by licensed staff, ensures that 1. Nothing will slip through the cracks, 2. You will always receive quality service no matter who answers your call, and 3. team work makes dreams work! At GoBe, we are a team, we are always learning from one another and working to improve the level of service we provide. Here's what one of our new clients had to say

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