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Nathan Pierce

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NMLS ID 12920

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The Best Utah Home Loans for Buying a Fixer-Upper

You’ve found the perfect Utah property – or at least what could be the perfect property after a few improvements. Upfront repairs and renovations can take a toll on your budget though. Fortunately, there are several mortgage options that will allow you to buy the house and borrow money for improvements all at once. All of these home loans are made by traditional lenders and guaranteed by government agencies or groups.   Fannie Mae HomeStyle Renovation Mortgage Government-sponsored entity Fannie Mae backs a mortgage product that is both a traditional mortgage and a home ...

April 1st, 2020 | Home Improvement, Loan Programs, The Best Utah Home Loans for Buying a Fixer-Upper

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4 Reasons Why You Should Refinance NOW

Mortgage interest rates are hovering near record lows this year, and the latest forecasts have rates continuing to be low throughout the coming year. Many homeowners have already taken advantage of these historically low rates by refinancing their Utah mortgage. If you have not yet refinanced, here are four good reasons why now is the perfect time:   1. Save Money Now and Later If you took out a home loan at an interest rate any higher than today’s current rates, you could possibly save yourself hundreds of dollars a month on payments and tens of thou...

January 22nd, 2020 | Refinance, Interest Rates, Saving Money, Home Improvement, Credit and Debt, 4 Reasons Why You Should Refinance NOW

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What is the CHOICERenovation Mortgage?

Freddie Mac has announced the creation of a new home renovation loan program called the CHOICERenovation Mortgage.  This product is replacing Freddie Mac’s previous Renovation Mortgage and is very similar to Fannie Mae’s HomeStyle Renovation and FHA’s 203k loan. It offers many benefits to borrowers looking to make updates to their properties.   How Does It Work? The CHOICERenovation Mortgage breaks from its predecessor by eliminating the need for Interim Construction Finance and allows borrowers to take out one loan at closing to pay for both the home pu...

August 28th, 2019 | Loan Programs, Home Improvement, What is the CHOICERenovation Mortgage?

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Home Projects for the Family

Getting children involved in home projects can be a fun way to share time with your kids and still get the chores done. But how do you combine the two without pulling out your hair keeping kids from getting hurt or just making a mess? These home projects for the family offer kids a good time while also increasing the value of your home. Try a few of these and have some fun!   Painting Don’t throw in the drop-cloth before you even get started! Consider this – fresh paint ranks in the top three most important home improvements for 50% of real estate experts and ...

June 8th, 2019 | Family, Home Improvement, Homeowner Tips, Home Projects for the Family

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3 Ways to Make Your New House Feel Homier

Although buying a new house can be exciting, it can take some time for it to feel like home. Everywhere you look, you are met with little reminders that someone else occupied the home before you did. These tips can help you turn your new house into a home much faster.   Give the walls a fresh coat of paint Even if the paint is new, it can feel odd if you are living in a house with colors that you would not have chosen. The best time to paint is when you first buy the house. Putting off this task until you have moved in will require that you move or cover all of your furniture. ...

April 23rd, 2019 | Homeowner Tips, Lifestyle, Home Improvement, 3 Ways to Make Your New House Feel Homier

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Adding a Patio: 4 Fun Ideas

Give your patio some color and zest this summer with these four fun ideas that everyone will love.   Add Colorful Hammocks Hammocks are a great way to relax, and they come in many different styles and sizes. Add a fun pop of color to your patio by hanging one or two hand-woven hammocks that have vividly colored fabric. Hammocks can be attached to existing poles, or they can be hung on a stand made of metal or wood.   Build a Pergola with Hand-Carved Posts Pergolas are a great way to bring shade to your patio. A pergola is built on a vertical post with a top made from so...

April 17th, 2019 | Lifestyle, Homeowner Tips, Home Improvement, Adding a Patio: 4 Fun Ideas

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