Family Ice Skating Night!

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors event

Be sure that you and your family join us Monday, February 20th at the Ogden Ice Sheet! The event is free, skate rental included! RSVP by calling 801-476-4216 Ogden Ice Sheet 4390 Harrison Blvd in Ogden February 20th 6:45 PM – 8:45 PM

What will higher interest rates mean for home buyers?

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice

With the recent jump in mortgage rates, some would-be home buyers are wondering what the higher rates will mean for their purchasing prospects. Throughout 2016 rates on 30-year mortgages have remained under 4 percent or even 3.5 percent. In the remaining weeks of the year, however, rates on 30-year mortgages have steadily increased into the 4 percent range. With an improving economy, experts tell home buyers to expect above 4 percent to be the new normal. Inflation is on the rise and with it long-term interest rates are likely headed up. In fact, the Federal Reserve recently raised the all-important federal funds rate at its December meeting and likely will increase the rate several more times in 2017. While the …

Economic Forecast Breakfast

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors event

Friday, January 20th at 8:30 AM at the Davis Conference Center. RSVP by calling 801-476-4216 *Must RSVP by Monday, January 16th at 12:00 PM.

Saving During the Holidays

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice

It’s that time of year again to start trimming your tree and your budget. Saving and spending wisely this holiday season you can avoid a total budget-buster. Trim your spending without sacrificing any holiday experiences with these quick tips. 1. Budget Budgeting for the holidays is always a smart idea. Start by establishing a general spending cap or allocating a specific amount to each person on your list. Be careful not to forget the little things or set a budget that is too tight. These two items can quickly cause your holiday budget to sour. After setting your budget, it’s important to stick to it. 2. Track your spending One of the most helpful ways to stick to your budget …

2017 Real Estate Forecast

Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors Advice, Update

Despite tight housing supplies and rising home prices, buyers still flocked to the housing market, making 2016 one of the best years ever for home sales and setting the stage for strong real estate conditions in 2017 and 2018. The National Association of REALTORS is predicting 2016 will be the best year for U.S. home sales since 2006. In Utah, if the pace keeps up, 2016 will have the most real estate transactions ever on records dating back to 2003. In Northern Utah, Weber and Davis County sales increased about 4 and 2 percent, respectively, for the first nine months of the year. That’s up from a very strong 2015. Moving forward, experts forecast 2017 should have even more transactions. …