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    The Time to List is Now

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | January 3, 2023

    If you’re thinking about selling your home and upgrading, the time to list your home is now.  Contrary to popular belief, selling in the winter months offer less competition and more motivated buyers. Buyers looking for homes now are more likely to make serious offers and ask for less concessions than buyers during the spring... Read More

    Prioritize Your Must Haves with Higher Interest Rates

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | December 15, 2022

    Prioritize Your Must Haves with Higher Interest Rates With rates being higher than last year it’s important not to stretch your budget when faced with less buying power. The best thing you can do is to create a list of must-haves, nice to haves, and dream ideas.  Putting together your list of necessary features for... Read More

    what is a 1031 exchange

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | December 7, 2022

    What is a 1031 Exchange? Do you own an investment property and want to upgrade to something newer? Did you know you can defer your capital gains tax with a 1031 exchange?  A 1031 exchange is a swap of one real estate investment property for another that allows capital gains taxes to be deferred when they’re invested into... Read More

    mortgage rate buydowns

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | December 7, 2022

    MORTGAGE RATE BUY-DOWNS A buydown is a way for a borrower to obtain a lower interest rate by paying discount points at closing. Discount points, also referred to as mortgage points or prepaid interest points, are a one-time fee paid upfront. In the case of discount points, the interest rate is lower for the loan... Read More

    The Numbers are in

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | December 6, 2022

    The numbers are in! With your help we donated 1,062 pounds of food, and $6,500 in goods and services to the Utah Food Bank. Your donations will help feed over 1,200 families in need this winter. We’re so grateful for your support and help in giving back to the community. Thank you. Read More

    Worried about rates? Lock n’ shop.

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | September 26, 2022

    INTRODUCING LOCK N SHOP If you’re thinking about buying a home, but you don’t know if you should buy now or wait, we’ve got you covered.  Lock n’ shop is a program that allows you to lock in an interest rate on select mortgage programs and keep it for up to 90 days while you... Read More

    Dispute Your Property Tax

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | August 23, 2022

    Did you know? You Can Dispute your Tax Assessment. Locally, many residents may have just received their property tax assessment for the year. For many first-time homebuyers, they might not know that they could be incorrect, and for veteran homebuyers, they just assume it’s correct without looking into it and it could end up costing... Read More

    40 Year Mortgages

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | August 3, 2022

    We’ve got exciting news! New 40 year loans are here. Whether you’re a first time homebuyer, here on a Visa, or have limited credit history, Bustos Real Estate has resources to help you finance your new home. FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER First-time homebuyers with a credit score of 660 or higher now have the ability prequalify and... Read More

    Navigating the Shifting Market

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | August 1, 2022

    The Real Estate market is changing, but contrary to what the media reports, it’s not a bad thing. The past three years have been dominated by sellers in a market where low inventory and high demand caused record housing prices and heavy competition among buyers. For the first time since 2019, housing inventory is increasing,... Read More

    Six Simple Steps When Selling Your Home

    By BUSTOS MARKETING | July 29, 2022

    Selling your home can be terrifying. Where do you begin? Selling a home is more than just putting a “For Sale” sign in your yard or uploading a few random photos and listing in online. Before you decide to list your house, check out this surprisingly simple checklist. Being prepared for this life changing experience... Read More