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At The Critchfield Group, we take finding you the right home seriously. In fact, we believe in doing more than what is expected.

 

Let’s start by telling you how real estate agents typically do their work. Any agent you meet with will ask you what you want in a home. They will ask you about your price range, how many...

When you decide to work with The Critchfield Group, you will receive service that goes above and beyond what you get from a typical Real estate agent. One of the ways we do this is through finding off-market deals.

Off-market deals are homes that are not yet listed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service).

 

Why would you want to find an unlisted/off-market home...

If you haven't heard of mortgage insurance then you are probably looking to buy your first home. Most home owners have had to pay mortgage insurance at some point, but it's not something that you want to do any longer than necessary.

 

Mortgage insurance protects the lender, not you. Basically, if you don't have a large down payment, you’ll have to pay...

How to get the home of your dreams without paying too much.

 

We’ll show you how to avoid over bidding on an incredible home, even when competing with other offers.

Homes aren’t cheap and there is no reason why you should pay more than you have to. As seasoned real estate professionals, we know how to get you the...

When you are looking for the right home, make sure you are seeing all the homes available!

 

Have you ever used Zillow or Trulia while house hunting? They are great resources and most home buyers are constantly checking up on them. They show listings on many homes for sale in the area and are a lot of fun to use. However, like...

The must-do secret to getting a great deal on your next home!

The Critchfield Group is very good at finding incredible deals. One of the reasons for this is that we help our client’s be prepared before the deal comes along. Being ready when other buyers aren’t gives you a major advantage when negotiating....

 

Owning your own home means more than just not paying a landlord anymore!

Owning your own home is a dream for so many Utahans. It is one of the most important decisions of your life and a huge step forward financially. Not to mention the personal pride and sense of accomplishment you’ll feel!...

Getting pre- approved isn’t hard, but knowing what to expect will make the process much faster and smoother. In our last email, we told you about how important it is to get pre-approved if you want sellers to take your offer seriously. If you missed it...

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage is one of the first and most important steps when looking to buy a new home. When you are pre-approved, you know how much money a lender is willing to lend you. It’s also a great way to show sellers that you’re a serious buyer who can afford the home. It’s important to get pre-approved early to save you from...

Not every agent is an expert negotiator. The right agent can save you thousands! When buying your dream home, knowing how to negotiate makes a huge difference. Sellers rarely expect to get full asking price for their home, but understanding the market and having years of experience gives us a major advantage when it comes to negotiation....

You’ve probably heard us say, “experience matters.” You may have thought to yourself, “that sounds nice, but what’s the big deal?”

 

What’s the big deal? That’s a great question and one that we will explain right now. Our experience can help you in the...

At The Critchfield Group, we don’t work alone. We are a team of agents helping each other close deals fast and save our clients money!

 

A lot of work goes into completing a real estate sale or purchase. Offers have to be written and accepted, inspections need to be lined up, mortgages have to be secured. All of...

Save money be getting deals before they hit the market!

 

Buy the same house for less by beating other home buyers to the deal.

As an experienced agent who has been in the business for nearly a decade, and because we have an entire team of agents working together, we know about many deals before the...

Why trust The Critchfield Group?

 

There has never been a more fair question. Trust isn’t something given, trust is earned.

 

We have helped out clients get the best deals possible for years. During...

Calculating the true cost of a loan can be tricky, but we have answers!

 

There are lots of people working to make sure everything runs smoothly with your loan. This includes loan officers, title companies, and many others. To cover these costs, you’ll generally want to set aside 3% of the loan amount. Homes that cost over $400,000 usually cost less than...

What McDonald's and your home have in common? Location.

Location, location, location. Ever heard that one before?

 

Ray Kroc, who joined the McDonald brothers in 1954 and transformed the fast food giant into what it is today, once asked a group of MBA students to tell him what business he...

The one feature you cannot overlook when house hunting!

 

Ever wonder what the most important feature of a home is?

 

When looking for your dream home, some things are more important than...

Ever heard of buyer’s remorse? It happens when someone buys a house only to wish they’d done something differently.

 

To be fair, there are always little tweaks and changes people make when they move into a new home. It’s part of making it your own. But realizing a..

Ever been on Zillow and taken a look at their automated estimate tool, the Z-estimate? It’s pretty cool. You have to be careful though.

 

In the state of Utah, Z-estimates are usually off by about 5-10%. Some areas are overpriced and some areas are underpriced. In other words, if you aren’t seriously thinking about selling...

Home prices are constantly changing. Sometimes very quickly. We have seen times where home prices go up 20k in a two week period and drop just as fast. Current interest rates and inventory levels can make a huge impact on home values and timing.

 

If you are curious about the market...

Ever wonder, “How's the real estate market in my area?”

 

There are a lot of factors that go into predicting how quickly and for how much your home will sell. Things such as the current housing absorption rate, inventory levels...

The Critchfield Group is constantly getting 5 star Zillow reviews from people just like you. In fact, we are one of the best reviewed Teams on Zillow.

 

We aren’t saying this just to brag. There are thousands of Real Estate Agents in Utah and it matters who you choose. We want you to be able to...

 

We just wanted to drop you a quick note and see if there is anything we can help you with?

 

Our market is always changing, so if you have questions about selling or...

Hi it’s the Critchfield Group again.  We want you to know that we are here to help...not because we want to be a pushy salesman but because we know that everyone deserves a professional opinion from one of the top real estate teams in the state.

 

We want to build our company based on quality help and assistance, not pushy sales people who pressure clients into using our services. Instead, we let people know...

You’ve probably heard about the fees involved when selling your home. Chances are, you have questions about that. If this is your first time selling a home, you probably have even more questions.

 

Well, here are some answers. We put together a short list of many of...

You may have seen our slogan on our website, "Who you work with makes all the difference." We also have another saying. "We like to SERVE before we SELL"

 

We are here to earn your business the old fashion way with hard work, powerful tools and lots of experience.

 

To make the home buying and selling process simpler...

One of the most important things to us is being able to “serve before we sell.”  That’s why we have spent so much time creating the most useful tools we can.

 

Have you ever wondered how much your neighbor’s home sold for? How much homes are going for in your neighborhood in...

Thinking of Building?

 

You don’t need an agent, right?

 

That really depends. Do you want to:

 

1. Pay less

2. Receive more FREE UPGRADES

3. Receive full...

Are you thinking of building?

 

You don’t need an agent, right?

 

Many people think this is true and some, less honest, builders love this misconception. Why? Because it means that they can use their experience to get more money without...

 

Home values are constantly going up and down. For the last 3 years we have seen micro bursts of home buyers coming out in droves and driving the price up by 3-6% almost overnight! It can happen any time of the year.

 

If you time it just right, you can make...

Thinking about selling?

 

It’s exciting to be moving. One of the most exciting parts is finding where you will be living next. In fact, a lot of sellers want to see what they can buy with the money they make from selling their current home.

 

If you want to go look at homes to get a feel for what is out there, then...

1. Pin point your price.

Every home is different so it will be important for us to see your home.

 

2. Know what to fix up or finish or remodel

Making the right upgrades will help you get the most bang for your buck.

 

3. Stage your home

We have excellent staging advise and...

Have you ever wondered what you can do to your home to get an extra 3-5% more for your home?

 

  • Should you finish your basement?
  • Should you remodel your kitchen or bath?
  • Should you replace your flooring...

 

We often get asked if you can "make one move" from your current home to your new home and the answer is Yes!  Its not easy and many people fail at it but when you list with The Critchfield Group you can be sure that your chances go way up to make just one move.

 

Simultaneous moves can be nearly impossible without...

You don't want to be too low and leave money on the table, and you don't want to be to high and give your home a bad label of "why hasn't it sold yet? There must be something wrong with it."

 

The Critchfield Group has over 40 years of combined experience and...

To get the best offers and sell your home as quickly as possible, your home needs to show off all of it's potential.

 

Getting your home to look better than it has in years may sound hard, but we have some great tips to...

Most people don't sell many their home very often. This is the big reason why it's so easy to make big mistakes: it's simply not something you do every day.

 

That's why we want to give you some great advice so you can avoid common pitfalls. Avoid these mistakes and keep more of you equity:...

The truth is not all realtors are created equal. Some are more experienced, some have great local knowledge, and some are great at negotiations.

 

So how do you know the difference? The best way is to look at their track record and see how it compares to other...

Making the final decision on how to price your home can be nerve racking. How do you know the right price and does it really matter?

 

Yes, it matters and no, you don't have to be a real estate expert to price your home right. You just need ...

Find out how pricing your home right makes a difference to your bottom line. You might be surprised at how your initial asking price effects your eventual selling price.

 

Having an agent that has the experience to give you the best advice on...

Have you ever wondered:

 

  • What is the Market doing right now?
  • Is it a Buyer's or Seller's Market?
  • What are interest rates doing?
  • What do I need to do to prepare for...

 

The more you know, the better you will do in any transaction. Real Estate is no different except that it is probably the biggest transaction that you will ever make!

 

You want someone representing your interests who knows what works and what doesn't, someone who understands how to make...

You will get the MOST COMPREHENSIVE Real Estate Service Around.

Here's Why:

 

  • Your HOME will be advertised on over 1000 websites world wide
  •  Premium Placed Ads and Banner Ads
  • A Custom Website for your Home
  • Video Tours
  • Professional...

 

In a dream world, one must only post a for sale sign to get people waiting in line hoping to move in.

 

In reality, it takes experience and hard work to get the best deal possible. In other words, it matters who you choose as your...

Working with the right agent can really make or break the whole experience of buying or selling your home. A less experienced agent could end up costing you thousands of dollars and giving you a massive headache.

 

We strongly recommend that you do your...

Finding the right agent for you can be incredibly hard.

 

You need someone who is professional, effective, and most of all easy to work with.

 

Find yourself among the hundreds of happy buyers and sellers that finally...

Want $6,500 More to Your Bottom Line?

 

Buying or Selling a home is a big decision so you want to make sure you have the best professionals in your corner.

 

The amount of money you receive from selling your home can depend greatly on...

How is your home going to sell if it isn't put through our comprehensive marketing plan? Not as well as if you do.

 

In order to get your home sold for top dollar you need to advertise it to as many people as possible.  Find out some of the best practices on the planet to market your...

Remodeling your home before you sell may seem like a great idea, but read this before you spend a dime!

 

Should I remodel? Should I finish the basement?

 

Have YOU asked yourself these questions?

 

Most people think about fixing up their home at some point. If money is...

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The Critchfield Group

121 E. Election Rd,

Draper, UT, 84020

 

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