March 2009

Found 12 blog entries for March 2009.

There is a federal stimulus law for first-time home buyers that offers $8,000 in tax credit. This credit is better than a deduction because you can get it even if you don’t owe taxes. As with most federal things the fine print is so crazy complex that it is hard to figure out. This is unfortunate because if makes it hard for people to take advantage of these great benefits. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity just because it’s complicated.

To qualify for the credit you have to be a first-time homebuyer. The IRS considers you a first-time homebuyer if you (and your spouse, if you’re married) have not owned any other home in the past three-years. You also have to purchase your home between April 8, 2008 and Dec. 1, 2009. That means you can still

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There is a federal stimulus law for first-time homebuyers that offers $8,000 in tax credit. This credit is better than a deduction because you can get it even if you don't owe taxes. As with most federal things the fine print is so crazy complex that it is hard to figure out. This is unfortunate because if makes it hard for people to take advantage of these great benefits. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity just because it's complicated.

To qualify for the credit you have to be a first-time homebuyer. The IRS considers you a first-time homebuyer if you (and your spouse, if you're married) have not owned any other home in the past three-years. You also have to purchase your home between April 8, 2008 and Dec. 1, 2009. That means you can still

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Up to $28,000 Free Grant Money up for Grabs!

The housing burst has been blamed on the ability to buy a home with 0 money down. As the politicians blame the mortgage industry for giving away loans with no money down, the lenders create rules so that you need money down. Now the economy is doing worse so the politicians create funds for Free money to put down on a home. I can help anyone buy a home owner occupied for as little as 0 money down. Is the cat chasing its on tail? Possibly, but the early bird is going to get the worm today.

Although it seems to be an intriguing thought, I will continue to have fun helping people grab the free money. We know of an accounting company that can help buyers use the $8000 tax credit as a source of down payment on

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The housing burst has been blamed on the ability to buy homes with 0 money down. As the politicians blame the mortgage industry for giving away loans with no money down. The lenders create rules so that you need money down. Now the economy is doing worst so the politicians create funds for Free money to put down on a home. Well today, I can help anyone buy a home owner occupied for as little as 0 money down. Is the cat chasing its on tail? Possibly, but the early bird is going to get the worm today.

Although it seems to be intriguing, I will continue to have fun helping people grab the free money. We know of an accounting company that can help buyers use the $8000 tax credit as a source of down payment on a home. We also have a government grant here in

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A lot of people are asking me about the new $6,000 Grant.

Here are the basics:

The Home Run Grant offers $6,000 to home buyers who purchase a never-occupied residence in Utah.

The grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

There are only 1,600 grants left and they’re going fast. The approximate number of remaining grants will be posted on the UHC web page at http://www.utahhousingcorp.org/.

Home buyers must meet the following income restrictions to be eligible:
Single person, $75,000
Married couple, $150,000

Home Run applications are submitted through a home buyer’s mortgage lender.
Here is a free application: Loan Application

You do NOT have to be a first time home-buyer

The $6,000 CAN be combined with the new $8,000*

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A lot of people are asking me about the new $6,000 Grant.

Here are the basics:

The Home Run Grant offers $6,000 to home buyers who purchase a never-occupied residence in Utah.

The grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

There are only 1,600 grants left and they're going fast. The approximate number of remaining grants will be posted on the UHC web page at http://www.utahhousingcorp.org/.

Home buyers must meet the following income restrictions to be eligible:
Single person, $75,000
Married couple, $150,000

Home Run applications are submitted through a home buyer’s mortgage lender.
Here is a free application: Loan Application

You do NOT have to be a first time home-buyer

The $6,000 CAN be combined with the new $8,000*

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The skinny for all buyers:
The details still aren’t readily available on this money but you do have a chance to get pre-approved now. You can apply for an approval here: Application

Buy a new home and you can receive a free $6,000. There are many awesome deals right now, but once May comes around many of the new homes at great pricing will be eaten up and off the market. The people who move now will be getting the best deals. There are some restrictions to the grant money. If you are joint filing, your income can’t exceed $100,000. For single filing the income limits are at $75,000.

Double, even triple dipping for 1st time homebuyers.
With the $6,000 Utah grant money, the govenrment’s tax credit of $8,000 and a 1st time home buyer grant of $5,000 1st

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The skinny for all buyers:
The details still aren't readily available on this money but you do have a chance to get pre-approved now. You can apply for an approval here: Application

Buy a new home and you can receive a free $6,000. There are many awesome deals right now, but once May comes around many of the new homes at great pricing will be eaten up and off the market. The people who move now will be getting the best deals. There are some restrictions to the grant money. If you are joint filing, your income can't exceed $100,000. For single filing the income limits are at $75,000.

Here is a link to the basic information about the grant: $6,000 Utah Grant

Double, even triple dipping for 1st time homebuyers.
With the $6,000 Utah grant money, the

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Top Places in Utah to Sell a Home! (Utah Top Spots)

Recent statistics show where homes are selling in our ever changing market. Based on these statistics this list shows where the homes are selling, what price ranges they are selling in, and how quickly they are selling. These areas are Utah's hot spots! While most areas of the country are struggling to sell, those living in these areas can get top dollar for their home because of the high demand! Those looking to buy in these areas may expect to pay a little more, but they can count on being able to sell their home if they ever need to. For those who are living in this area thinking of selling now is the best time to sell! These areas are Utah's Hot Spots for selling homes right now.

1. SLC Zip

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Does the bailout help me with my mortgage?

All over the news you hear of corporations getting bailout money. But what is difficult to understand is what about the homeowner that needs a little mortgage relief.
There is a website that is being built that will help you understand if there is any help in it for you. http://www.financialstability.gov is the place to go to read more about the bailout.

Yes, that site might be a little technical or confusing. A friend of mine Ryan Wright here in Utah is also helping people save their homes. http://www.saveutahhomes.com/ You can go to his site to see options for saving your home.

If you are thinking of selling even if your home is upside down or if you are late on payments, we have higher short sale close

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