Buying

Buying a home in Eagle Mountain? Check out the latest homebuyer news from your friends at EagleMountain.com. Tips & tricks, investment opportunities, great buys, and much more!

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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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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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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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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.

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Positives

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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.

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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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