The Most Important Contingency in Your Contract

A contingency in a purchase and sale contract is an additional document that must be satisfied or completed before the entire transaction can be completed. This could be a home inspection contingency, financing contingency, or an agreement to sell the buyers house...

Are Millennials Struggling to Buy Homes?

We all know it's a crazy real estate market right now but is that having an effect on millennial homebuyers? The homeownership rate of millennial's is 8% lower than it was for generation X and Baby Boomers when they were the same age according to a report by Urban...

How to Deal with Counteroffers

When buying a home in St. George or Southern Utah you're probably going to submit an offer first and foremost. That offer will state how much you're willing to pay for the property, any contingencies, and the details of the terms. But what if you get that offer back...

How to Know It’s the Right Neighborhood For You?

How to Know It's the Right Neighborhood For You? When looking for homes to buy it's much more than the house itself, it's the neighborhood, the location, the commute, maybe even the school district. So, when looking for the perfect house checklist for neighborhood...

Go Big and Go Home

An apartment might be the ideal spot to live when you’re in college, single or simply looking for a humble abode. Over time, however, the space might start to feel small and cramped. If your family is growing, if personal belongings start to turn into unmanageable...

Is Making a 20% Down Payment on a Home Beneficial?

Is Making a 20% Down Payment on a Home Beneficial?

Many people considering purchasing a home right now are wondering how much money they will need for the down payment on a home. Traditionally that number has been 20% of the purchase price for a standard mortgage loan. In recent years there have been more and more...

What Happens When the Appraisal Comes in Too Low?

You've made an offer on a house or a piece of property, you have been approved for financing, the inspection passed with flying colors and everything is looking good until the appraisal comes in lower than the offer price. What can you do at this point? There are a...

Don’t Overpay for Your Next House

You're getting excited to buy your first house. While it can seem overwhelming with a lot of documents to sign, papers to fill out and numbers flying around you certainly don't want to overpay for your home. Here are five strategies for not overpaying on your house...

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Erika Rogers - St George, UT Realtor

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