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Part 3: Sacrifice Your Luxuries

April 18, 2017

    Many of us have routine spending habits. It is hard to break these habits, especially when it means sacrificing a luxury. Eating out at lunch with coworkers, weekends at the movies with popcorn and the works, regular date nights at nice restaurants…all of these are wonderful luxuries. However, when saving for a new... Read More »

Part 2: Saving Your Big Breaks

April 7, 2017

  Everyone looks forward to the special time of the year when they get a tax return or a bonus. Our mouths salivate at the thoughts of what we can do with all of that money. But, if you’re hoping to upgrade to a new home, splurging is not the answer. Joe Duran, author of... Read More »

Part 1: How to Create a Budget

April 4, 2017

We can all agree saving for a home is a hard decision to make. It requires strict discipline, research, and patience, and it all starts with creating a budget that will ultimately give you enough money to make a down payment and afford a mortgage for a home. Hardly anyone enjoys the frustration of not... Read More »

Part 4: Mortgages 101

March 8, 2017

At the most simple level, mortgages are a loan specifically to purchase a house. Qualified lenders provide homeowners the remainder of the money they cannot pay upfront to close the sale. In some cases, this means lenders can be paying anywhere from $80,000 to $500,000. Homeowners agree to pay that money back plus additional interest... Read More »

Part 3: Finding the Right Home

January 11, 2017

Searching for and choosing the right home can be a bundle of emotions. First time home buyers will likely experience excitement, stress, adrenaline, frustration, calm, and anxiety all within a short period of time. For some, it can be so fun that they want to purchase the first house they love. For others, it may... Read More »

Part 2: Finding the Right Guidance

January 3, 2017

Purchasing Your New Home The home buying process can seem complex and even intimidating. That’s why Sego Homes has New Home Consultants to help guide you through the steps. Our New Home Consultants will work to get to know you and review your situation to best identify a home that meets your needs. They are also very familiar... Read More »

Part 1: Is Home Buying Right for Me?

December 5, 2016

Purchasing a home is one of the most impactful decisions you will ever make in your lifetime. It is a huge investment that can result in years of happiness and fulfillment, but requires careful thought and consideration. Renting is an option that may be more attractive in certain situations; however, home buying often leads to... Read More »

How to Move During the School Year

March 24, 2016

When it comes time to move to a new home, you cannot predict when your house will sell. Often times, homes sell at the seemingly most inconvenient times, such as during the school year. Because moving is already an adjustment for both you and your children, it can be even more difficult when moving involves... Read More »

Five Ways to Keep Your Utah Neighborhood Safe

February 24, 2016

Unlike years ago, many parents do not feel comfortable allowing their children to play outside without any adult supervision. With the changing times, parents are keeping a closer eye on their children, and the close community found in neighborhoods years ago can be lacking in these modern times. The first step to raising your children... Read More »

Make a House Call – Choosing Energy Efficient Homes

December 24, 2015

There are plenty of opportunities to make a new home for you nationwide. From living in the big city to finding peace and quiet out in the countryside, many Americans have multiple options of where they choose to reside. Sometimes the toughest choice can just be deciding where to live. As more Americans are discovering... Read More »

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