Category Archives: Real Estate Investing

How Rising Prices Will Help Your Family Build Wealth in 2018

  Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate on average by 3.35% per year and to grow by 24.34% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey. So, what does this mean for homeowners and their equity position? As an example, let’s assume a young couple purchases and closes on a $250,000 home this month (January). If we only look at the projected increase in the price of that home, how much equity will … Read more

There’s More to a Bubble Than Rising Home Prices

What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened.   “A bubble requires both overvaluation based on fundamentals and speculation. It is natural to focus on an asset’s fundamental value, but the real key for detecting a bubble is speculation…Speculation tends to chase appreciating assets, and then speculation begets more speculation, until finally, for some reason that … Read more

FHA VS Conventional mortgage loans

Conventional and FHA loans saw significant loan limit increases in many counties across Utah. Below is the current loan limits for each county. We’d be honored to answer your questions and compete for your business. Conforming Loan Limits FHA Loan Limits If you are interested in more information regarding the differences between FHA and Conventional mortgage loans, please watch this short video: Would you be interested in searching for homes just like Realtors do? Up to 47% of the information … Read more

Realtymogul.com – crowdfunding democratizes real estate investing

Listen in as Lawrence Fassler, JD, MBA, reveals what makes realtymogul.com a great investment opportunity for accredited investors and why: – You can diversify into smaller minimum investment amounts across lots of different properties and across lots of different geographies – The ability of smaller investors to conveniently access deal flow enables run-of-the-mill accredited investors to invest in larger or higher-level real estate projects than were possible before

Lawrence Fassler, JD, MBA, realtymogul.com on Physician Financial Success Podcast

Listen in as Lawrence Fassler, JD, MBA, reveals what make realtymogul.com a great investment opportunity for accredited investors and why: You can diversify into smaller minimum investment amounts across lots of different properties and across lots of different geographies The ability of smaller investors to conveniently access deal flow enables run-of-the-mill accredited investors to invest in larger or higher-level real estate projects than were possible before What is a debt offering and what are the advantages and what is an … Read more

Home price appreciation over 30 years

Thought this was cool information for your clients who are looking at new homes. Wow, 2007 – 2012 was brutal! Thanks to KCM blog for this infographic.

What’s the difference between a lot loan, a one time close and two time close construction loan?

I get that question all the time and maybe more accurately it’s posed to me as, “I have a piece of land in mind, I want to build a house. Where do I start?” There’s really three different approaches or ways to go about this. If you have a builder selected, and if you are ready to build, then I would suggest moving right along with your construction loan. And then the very first closing that you have will, of … Read more

Harvard: 5 Smart Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

Eric Belsky is Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University. He also currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Research and Housing Policy Debate. Last year he released a paper on homeownership – The Dream Lives On: the Future of Homeownership in America. In his paper, Belsky reveals five financial reasons people should consider buying a home. Here are the five reasons it makes sense to buy a home in Utah, … Read more

Homeowners Net Worth Over 30 Time Greater Than Renters

Here is some great news to share with your clients: Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth. A study by the Federal Reserve formally answered this question. Some of the findings revealed in their report: The average American family has a net worth of $77,300 Of … Read more

Tavaci at Cottonwood Canyon, Beautiful Private Gated Community

If you love the canyons, love the city, love panoramic views and love luxury, watch this video showcasing Tavaci right at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. When financing at Tavaci, we have all the financing options that you my need. Whether you are buying one of these beautiful lots, building your dream home or buying one of the existing luxury homes to be built here, we have financing solutions for you. With regards to your lot financing, we have … Read more

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