Spring in Utah can be a bit bi-polar with snow, wind, rain and then the beautiful sunshine.  Sometimes we get them all on the same day.  The other day was a bit rainy and the world looked amazing so I grabbed my camera and took a few shots around my house.  Hope you...

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Book Review – The Success Principles

The Success Principles by Jack Canfield I first read this book about 10 years ago and have re-read it twice since. The Success Principles is definitely a book to help you achieve your goals; personally and professionally. The chapters are small and make a large book...

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New Zero Down Mortgage

This new program is a great loan for buyers that do not have any of their own funds to put down on a home.  There is an FHA first mortgage and then a Chenoa Fund second mortgage for 3.5% to meet the FHA down payment requirements.  The best part is that under some...

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Success Story – Katie

Katie is a past client of mine from about 20 years ago.  She recently called me and explained that she was 24 hours away from closing on a new home but was concerned they were charging her too much.  She had already signed the Closing Disclosure but felt she needed to...

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Best Closing Gift Ever!

There’s enough stress when buying a house that we want to help make it just a little bit easier on you (and your extended family/friends)!!  When you close your loan with Bliss Sawyer’s Mortgage Team, you get help moving into your new house. That’s right!  We give you...

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Presence – Book Recommendation

A friend of mine recommended the Ted Talk by Amy Cuddy “Your body language shapes who you are” and I loved it!  After listening to this, I found her book Presence:  Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges and listened to the audio version.  I always try...

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Success Stories – Erika

One of the best things about my job is helping people become homeowners, and it is even more touching when it is a client like Erika.  Erika was pregnant with her fourth child when her husband unexpectedly passed away.  There was no life insurance, no assets and...

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Random Acts of Kindness

To celebrate my 50th birthday this year, I have set a goal to do 50 random acts of kindness.  Most will be small, like not throwing all my daughters clothes that have been in the laundry room for two weeks into the street; but some will be big. So I need your help!  I...

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Don’t Be House-Poor

In the video below, I share a really important reason to make sure you are not house-poor when you buy a home.  There are so many things going through your mind you are looking at homes; size, neighborhood, schools, condition etc. that sometimes it’s easy to not take...

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The Power of Habit

  I recently finished reading The Power of Habit:  Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg and found it quite interesting and best of all, motivating.  Duhigg shares research and stories to support his theory that bad habits can be stopped and...

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