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Buying Today vs Buying Next Year

Buying Today vs Buying Next Year

Dec/07/2016 by IVORY HOMES

There are so many things to consider when buying a home, location, style, financing etc. One question that is bound to arise during the home buying process is whether to buy now or wait. This is no easy question. Should we save more money for a down payment? What is going to happen with interest...

 
Gold Medal Getaways and Giveaways

Gold Medal Getaways and Giveaways

Aug/31/2015 by BROOKECROFTS

    Go for Gold July 27 – August  12 One lucky buyer/registration over the two week period of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games will win a trip of their choice to one of these historic Olympic cities in a drawing that will take place on August 31st, 2012. This fantastic...

 
Housing Tax Benefits Of Home Ownership

Housing Tax Benefits Of Home Ownership

Dec/06/2016 by HOUSING

There are so many reasons that now is the best time to buy a new home! Not only can you find amazing affordability, all-time low interest rates, and bottomed-out home pricing within the real estate market right now, there are several tax advantages that you can also claim as a home owner.  Don’t...

 
Housing Utah Housing Is Back Featuring The Hampton

Housing Utah Housing Is Back Featuring The Hampton

Dec/18/2017 by HOUSING

    It’s official! The Utah housing industry is back! In this Housing episode, Ty explains the importance of increasing home values and increased equity. Increased equity coupled with low interest rates indicate the return of the housing market. Utah’s cynical housing...

 
Housing, Affordability

Housing, Affordability

Aug/31/2015 by HOUSING

  Watch the new video series that’s will keep you up-to-date with the most important real estate information. “Housing” episodes will feature housing industry news and current events happening in the Utah and national markets. You can follow our channel on both YouTube and...

 
Housing, Economic Impacts on the Housing Market

Housing, Economic Impacts on the Housing Market

Aug/31/2015 by HOUSING

    The housing market is finally turning around and there are several factors that you will want to consider if you are in the market for a new home in Utah. In this week’s Housing episode, Ty addresses four of the major factors that are currently influencing the economy...

 
Interest Rates and Purchasing Power

Interest Rates and Purchasing Power

Aug/31/2015 by IVORY HOMES

  If you’re house hunting right now, or toying with the idea of buying, toy no longer! The housing market has enjoyed remarkably low rates for quite some time, and now things are changing. An improving job market and subsequent actions by the federal government have driven interest rates...

 
Now Is The Best Time To Buy A Home

Now Is The Best Time To Buy A Home

Aug/31/2015 by BROOKECROFTS

    Why is now the best time to buy a home? Good question. And I have a good answer:It’s a buyer’s market! But what does that mean? Prices are incredibly low. Five years ago, Ivory’s average home price was $415,876. This past year our average home price was $289,000....

 
Price, Quality & Investment

Price, Quality & Investment

Aug/22/2015 by CHERYLC

  The weakened economy has led to fading values in customary investments such as stocks and 401K’s. To cope, many have adopted the common remedy of watching unfortunate circumstances dictate the value of their portfolios. An alternative is to invest in a physical asset, such as real...

 
Secrets To Keeping Your Credit Score High

Secrets To Keeping Your Credit Score High

Nov/19/2015 by CHERYLC

  Turns out our scores are not just a reflection of our ability, or lack thereof, to pay on time, but they tell a story of how we run our lives. If there’s a blip in that story, say a 30-day late payment, the red flags pop up and all those years of paying dutifully can fall flat quickly. Much...

 
Spring Home Buying Season

Spring Home Buying Season

Sep/01/2015 by HOUSING

  Spring time is a great time to purchase a new home! We are finding ourselves within an era of affordability that we will most likely, never experience again in our lifetime. Home prices and interest rates have been low for quite some time now, but they are on the rise and many economists...

 
Why Buy Now Why Buy Ivory

Why Buy Now Why Buy Ivory

Dec/08/2016 by IVORY HOMES

    Pricing in a Buyer’s Market: Most of our homes in Utah are being sold below replacement cost. Ivory has managed itself well during the downturn and we are in a position to price our homes where the market dictates which, in most cases, is below our cost basis. So...