Dream Home

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Daybreak has been deemed #5 in the U.S. for Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020! Year to date new home sales in Daybreak are up 40%! All this despite living through a pandemic. New home sales did have a small hit in March and April as stay-at-home orders we implemented. However as restrictions lifted there was a sudden surge of demand in home sales. 

Communities, like Daybreak, that are able to offer a variety of housing options and different price points continues to be key for growth in these master planned communities. Low inventory coupled with high demand keep builders and development busy expanding these areas. 

 

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For virtually anyone preparing to buy a new home, a primary consideration will be a mortgage loan to help finance the purchase. Buyers will have to consider not only the price of the home they desire and their general budget, but also areas like taxes, insurance, closing fees and others when determining how much to borrow from a lender.

At Daybreak Living, our real estate agents are here to not only help you locate and buy homes for sale in our numerous communities, but also to offer expertise and advice on numerous areas, including mortgages and borrowing. Today’s blog will focus on some general rules of thumb when it comes to how much you should be borrowing and how this compares to your overall financial picture, plus how these factors connect to

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There are numerous considerations to keep in mind when you’re searching for a home, both interior and exterior. For those who enjoy gardening, landscaping and other outdoor tasks, one particular area to look into when browsing properties: Is the lawn fake or real? At Daybreak Living, our real estate agents will help you find homes for sale based on any variety of specific needs, including lawn or outdoor elements. When we use the term “fake” lawn, we’re generally referring to synthetic grass that’s made to look and feel extremely similar to natural grass. It’s often used for play areas, putting greens, dog runs or several other specific purposes. Let’s go over some of the general pros and cons found in synthetic grass, plus whether a home featuring it

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While not necessarily applicable in all sales, many home purchase situations include at least some of the major appliances that were already present in the house. If included as part of the sale, these items can play a fairly big role in the value of the home and the price you pay.

At Daybreak Living, we’ll help you understand everything you need to know about the appliances in any of our numerous homes for sale. One of the most important areas to consider if you’re buying a home with previous appliances is determining how much life these appliances have left – an element that could play a huge role in defining their value and whether you’re getting a good or bad deal. Here are some basics on the sorts of appliances you’re looking for here, how to

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goBE Realty has won Daybreak's team award for most new home sales in 2016

Pictured above Left to Right: Durven Wilson, Tammy Casper, Dave Aughey, "Utah Dave" Robison, Kent Sorensen, Shalee John, Dave Marrott, Jeanette Parker

goBE Realty also claimed this award for the previous year in 2015. goBE Realty agents specialize in Daybreak. All of our agents are full time Realtors. We sell 400% more homes than the average real estate agent. With our team approach we can show a home within 15 minutes and someone is always available to answer your calls. 

Not only that but "Utah Dave" Robison won the award for sales agent with the most new home sales in Daybreak for 2016.

"Utah Dave" also claimed this award in 2015 for most new home sales in

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Highland Park Village - Coming 2017

Its coming soon! Highland Park is going to be the first village that crosses West over the Mountain View Corridor.

This is pretty exciting as people that live here will have awesome access to the Corridor/Trax/Shopping! This village is also slated to have its very own Community Pool and Cafe. As always in developments, things that aren't built can change so we live by the motto.....nothing is set in stone until it's built.

The builders slated for this community will be Sego, Destination, David Weekley, Holmes Homes, and Fieldstone Homes. The new model home village should have about 15 homes that the public can tour and check out. Sego and Destination will be building townhomes while the biggest lots up to .17 acre will be Fieldstone homes or

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Daybreak is one of our favorite places to sell homes! In fact many of our Realtors not only specialize in the area but they also live in Daybreak. The Daybreak community was ranked as one of the bestselling master planned communities in the United States for 2015 by real estate advisory firm RCLCO (Robert Charles Lesser & Co., LLC) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

In 2015, 415 homes were sold in Daybreak, which resulted in a 23 percent increase over 2014. Dave Robison and Julie Holmes were the Top New Realtor Home Sales in Daybreak for 2015. Since the beginning of January 2016, an amazing 67 homes have been sold. We are off to a robust start this year!

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EXHIBIT A: Listed with a different Brokerage

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The home above was on the market 4 months and NEVER SOLD. Last listed at $339k (Below what we sold the exact home for shown below) This home has 3 tone paint, real hardwood floors, updated colors, and modern white kitchen with granite and backsplash. It's also partly fenced.

 

EXHIBIT B: Listed with Utah Dave @ goBE Realty

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Meanwhile, this home sold for $340k in 3 weeks.   It only has 2 tone paint and brown colors. Formica counters throughout kitchen and upstairs instead of granite like the home above.​ Laminate hardwood not real hardwood floors. Also, no fence on this home as opposed to the partially fenced home that dind't sell. The only other difference between this home and the one above

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Daybreak Team

A huge shout out to our goBE Realty Sales Team. Yesterday at the exclusive Daybreak Awards Ceremony goBE Realty was awarded the Top Real Estate Office Sales in Daybreak for 2015. That's not all though; Utah Dave was awarded the Top Sales Agent for New Home Sales in Daybreak for 2015! We also sold a total of 65 homes in Daybreak in 2015 alone. In addition the goBE team sold a total of 170 homes from Davis, Salt Lake, and Utah Counties. Give a "like" to help us congratulate this amazing team. — with David Marrott, Ryan Aycock, Josh Mills, Barbara Neilson Mills, Dave Robison, Julie Holmes,Tammy Burton Casper and Durven Wilson.

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FHA loan limits have increased! The FHA loan limits went from $304,500 to $312,800 in Salt Lake County. What dose this mean to buyers and sellers? If you buy in Salt Lake County with an FHA loan purchase price (typically putting down 3.5%) this makes your ​purchase power increase from last year approximately $8,000.

Something for Sellers to keep in mind: if you list your home for $325,000-$440,000 you are only making your home available to buyers that are able to put 5% down (this price range is above the 3.5% down FHA limit). However;  if you list at $325,000 you then add a plethora of buyers to your purchasing pool by including 5% down buyers AND 3.5% down buyers. This makes your home an option for many more buyers and your ability to sell that

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