All Blog Entries by Dave Robison

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the important factors to keep in mind if you’re considering moving into a home that falls under a homeowners’ association. Abbreviated HOA, these groups are often responsible for various neighborhood or community services and regulations, from general maintenance to shared amenities, neighborhood watch and several other potential areas.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer a variety of homes for sale in several of our great communities, plus real estate agents who will help you understand every detail, including potential HOA involvement in a property you’re looking into. Today’s blog will go over a few additional areas to keep in mind as you’re investigating such properties.

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In a variety of property areas or communities, homes and multi-unit buildings are governed in part by what’s called a homeowners’ association. Abbreviated HOA, a homeowners’ association can cover a number of areas, from shared amenities and recreational facilities to property aesthetics and general maintenance, among others.

At Eagle Mountain Living, many of our homes for sale exist within communities that include HOA presences. In many of these cases, buying one of these properties means you are required to join the HOA, including paying its yearly fees and other costs – though there may be cases where this isn’t an express requirement. In this two-part blog, we’ll go over several important areas to consider when it comes to HOAs, from the costs they

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If you’ve just closed on a new home purchase or plan to be doing so in the near future, this is both an exciting and important time for you in several areas, namely financially. And while there are several fund-related areas to keep an eye on during this period, one that’s important not to gloss over is the presence of an emergency fund for new homeowners.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to offer not only a wide range of properties and homes for sale, but also several real estate agent services including financing. Our agents have years of experience assisting homebuyers with their every need and question, including how much is truly needed for an emergency fund and how this should factor in to mortgage and homebuying calculations. Let’s go over

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Real estate agents serve a number of beneficial purposes for their clients, and these often extend beyond simply finding and purchasing a property. Agents are also a valuable knowledge and experience source for buyers in numerous areas, helping them wade through various obstacles and obtain the home of their dreams with as little hassle as possible.

At Eagle Mountain Living, our real estate agents are here to help with every need you may have, from identifying top home listings in your desired price range to assisting you with every small detail of any of our Eagle Mountain properties. We’re also here to help you avoid a situation that’s unfortunately become more common over the last few years: Scams attempted by unscrupulous individuals surrounding

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There are a few particular words or terms you might find within a home purchase process, and one such word is “contingency.” A contingency, generally put into place to protect the buyer, refers to any provision placed in a standard purchase contract – more than one contingency can be added to a contract, and if contingencies that are agreed upon are not met, the buyer has the right to back out of the sale with no fee or penalty.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re here to help with contingencies and any other details involved when you purchase any of our real estate listings. While contingencies are a valuable tool for buyers, they can also have negative results if you push things too far or are competing with other buyers who do not have as many

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There are a number of considerations you may be factoring in when choosing a new home, whether you’re looking for a new construction home, a townhome or condo, or any other kind of lot. Nearly all of these factors will play a role in the price of the home in question, and one important area here to be sure not to overlook is the home’s appliances.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’ll walk you through appliance quality and any other important questions you have about any of our Eagle Mountain homes for sale. What are some of the appliances we’re talking about here, and how long do they usually last? Let’s go over this information plus some important resources at your disposal for understanding appliance quality in a potential new home.

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General Age

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At Eagle Mountain Living, we’re proud to assist clients on both ends of the real estate spectrum. Whether you’re looking to buy a home from one of our numerous Eagle Mountain Listings or list your house for sale and find great buyers, our team is here to help.

In many cases, those considering selling in the future may be looking into remodeling areas or renovations that will increase the resale value of the home and increase overall return-on-investment. And while several such renovations may qualify, there are actually certain renovation types that may lower resale value or otherwise complicate the sale process. Here’s a primer on a few renovations you might actually want to avoid if selling the home soon is a priority for you.

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If you’re searching for a new home, condo or any other real estate listing, one of the most important factors in your search will be the kitchen. Vital for everything from major practical needs to playing a big role in home value, the kitchen is one of the foundational areas in any residential property.

At Eagle Mountain Living, we’ll help you assess the kitchen as a part of the overall experience when you’re looking at homes for sale in Eagle Mountain. Here are some basics on choosing the right kitchen – why it’s important, the types available, and some broad themes to consider.

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Benefits of the Right Kitchen

There are several distinct benefits of choosing a great kitchen:

  • Home value: Kitchens and bathrooms are known as the two room
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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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