Entries by Rich Bontadelli

Today’s rates

Today’s Best-Execution Rates 30YR FIXED – 4.125% FHA/VA – 3.75-4.4% 15 YEAR FIXED – 3.375% 5 YEAR ARMS – 3.0-3.50% depending on the lender Steve Florio Senior Loan Officer NMLS# 305979 Guild Mortgage Company St George, Utah 435.319.9238 / Iphone 435.535.2470 / fax sflorio@guildmortgage.net www.guildmortgage.com http://www.guildmortgage.com/officers/steveflorio

The Parks are open again!

A spectacular day in Zion yesterday. Enjoying one of our favorite hikes in to Hidden Canyon. Taking the convenient park Shuttle and will start your hike at the Weeping Rock stop. Fall foliage is still very beautiful. Everyone is in a great mood, no surprise there!

Knews from our Mortgage Specialist

It has been five years since the collapse of the financial markets. Five years ago, the world financial systems were on the brink of collapse. For five years we have been crawling out of a deep hole. You can’t get very far by crawling, but if one moves forward little-by-little for five years, how far […]

Pocket Listing

Occasionally we are asked by a seller if we would consider a “pocket listing”. Basically a pocket listing is to bring by a prospective buyer to a seller without the actual listing agreement in writing. This is very likely a for sale by owner looking for some added exposure and maybe offering a discounted broker’s […]

Decorating Ideas

Being in the home business, I am always on the lookout for related websites and ideas to assist our home owners and buyers. I came across housebeautiful.com recently for new redecorating ideas. It’s handy for ideas to freshen a room, area or home. View color swatches, color schemes, themes and furniture placement. This is very […]


Up-to-Date Industry Facts

According to Utah association of Realtor in the Salt Lake area underwater properties fell from 15% to 12% at the beginning of 2013. An incentive of some of the state recovery we are seeing. That would be nearly 8,000 properties that are now positive equity. Buyers are also becoming aware of increasing interest rates. Interest […]

Role of a Property Manager

Maybe you own or are considering purchasing a rental property.  For a monthly fee a property management company can help keep the property rented and maintained.  For out-of-town owners, this pretty much a must. Here are their roles for you. Provide a prospective tenant access. Provide secretarial, bookkeeping, maintenance or rent collection services. Quote rental […]


Interest Rates Are Dropping

Right now is a perfect time to buy Cedar City real estate as the interest rates are continually dropping and home prices are dropping as well. 2009 will be a great year for individuals to invest in real estate and there are plenty of Cedar City homes available for first-time home buyers, retirees, and second […]


Video Spokesperson on the Web

Real Estate Video Marketing We have recently found a new company that is in pre-launch and helping every online business owner improve lead generation and improving the way we interact with our customers online. The new company is called IUSHER. IUSHER has a bunch of new software tools that they have created to make it […]