Washington County, UT Real Estate News

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Write an Offer and Let's Find Out! Agents come through the door of a luxury property during the local Board Tour Event, a few disclose they may have a buyer. During the conversation with the listing agent, they may ask about: sellers motivation several possible scenarios the many upgrades and features  When it comes to inquiring what price the sellers would consider. In the past, I have said, "A full price offer." In this market, it's best to answer, “Get an offer written and let's find out.” The key word is written.  Once a signed offer is placed in front of sellers, with clear terms and conditions, they may choose to accept, counter offer or reject. Some agents fish for information that tends to go nowhere but others are serious. So, for those in particular, write the offer and let's ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
There's No Robbing a Momma Robin! Along with the arrival of Spring, birds steadfastly prepare and then protect their egg ladened nests. Robins are extremely territorial, taking an aggressive stance to warn animals or people that come too close. I have personally observed them in action while on the golf course, flitting in and out of bushes and trees or diving straight toward an animal, especially when trespassing into the restricted, Keep Out area. McKenzie the Cat was strolling across our yard one day, when a Robin cut a direct path in the sky toward her with blazing speed! Surprised and shocked, she saw her, then jumped up, turning a complete flip in the air. McKenzie seemed dazed, quickly leaving the aerial bombing range! It was amazing to witness and proof that there's no robbing a...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Built-in Defense Systems Admire with the eyes rather than touch this flowering cactus or become impaled by the spiky points prominently displayed, along with the blooms. Most cactus plants have built-in protective, defense systems. They serve to safeguard against hungry animals, prevent unwanted visitors into a garden and help the cactus to conserve moisture. Animals instinctively know how to escape the barbs, humans not so much! The desire to touch something pretty overcomes safety at times. This is a touch-me-not type of plant and I will gladly comply.  The Real Estate Purchase Contract is a document that also has built-in defense systems to prevent damages caused by those who may attempt to perpetuate fraud or deviate from agreed upon details. Once signed and accepted by all parties,...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Do you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia? My mom was very superstitious. She often told the story of seeing a black cat walk right through a fence on Friday the 13th, many years ago and warned us about passing under a ladder, it would cause 'bad luck'.  As gullible children, we were stuck to the spot, eyes wide open with baited interest when she regaled us with spooky stories of the past! Back then it was terrifying but as an adult, the stories lost their weighty impact. Triskaidekaphobia is the irrational fear or avoidance of the number 13 for something that poses little or no real danger. It is a type of anxiety disorder. The history of the phobia dates way back to the late 1800's.  Happy Friday the 13th all. It will be business as usual and I just might find a beautiful black kitty cat t...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Today is HUG Your Favorite Realtor Day! A hug can make someone's day and come in the form of: A note of thanks or a text message or call Having lunch together at a favorite spot Referring a family member or friend or two  However you wish to give thanks to a hard working, local professional who remains available and accessible is up to you. To all of my loyal, present and past clients, I'll take a HUG and a REFERRAL, please? LOL! Wishing you all a wonderful day.
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Cows Do Not Give Milk.  Anyone that has grown up on a small dairy farm knows that a sincere effort is necessary for every day success. Waking up 365 days a year, in any weather, getting dressed well before dawn, heading to the barn, harnessing the cows, placing the bucket and massaging the teats to get milk. Not only that, but ensuring they: get an adequate supply of clean water are fed well with hay, alfalfa, corn and grain remain healthy with regular vet check ups  have room for grazing - grasses are preferred safely are contained behind property fence lines  The same determined ethic is required for real estate success. No one will take charge, go out, bring business back to you or give you a part of theirs. Why would they? You must work for it, if that's a true end goal. Lack of eff...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Nerdin Gardens: Nature's Sincere Gifts What do you give someone who has everything? Well, now that growing season is upon us, a tasty treat from Nerdin Gardens hits on all marks! Prior to meeting with clients on a listing, I visited the raised beds. There, under the greenery of the leaves, sat about a dozen red, juicy strawberries just daring to be chosen and I picked every single one. Popping one in my mouth, it sang the sweetest tune on the tongue! After arriving at their house, I presented the bag to the owners and their faces lit up with gratitude. Who knew such a small gesture would make that big an impact? To be continued through the fall months... Wanda Kubat-Nerdin in Nerdin Gardens
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
A Mother's Love If you have birthed, bathed, bundled and burped a child, you are a mother. One thing that is certain in life, is that early relationships helped shape our lives and result in how we going about adulting.  Happy Mother's Day to all you beautiful women. Though you are always loved and honored, it's time to enjoy this special day!  Here's some flowers and a poem to make you smile. My Mother's LoveEverything that I am todayis owed to mother all the wayHer sweet love and tendernessWas always more and never less! Wishing you all a beautiful day. My Honey and I will be golfing our favorite course, picking strawberries in Nerdin Gardens and then celebrating at the Silo with a homemade dinner and lively music!
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Top 5 Tips on Getting a Home SOLD in Southern Utah Right Now 1. LIST 2. LIST 3. LIST 4. LIST 5. LIST Put a For Sale sign in the yard and it will sell quickly! That is the going trend in the St. George, Utah area. Multiple offers are common and builders are implementing highest & best bidding on ready-to-release lots. Potential home buyers must submit aggressive offers with few or no contingencies to immediately grab the seller’s attention. Or no go. To those real estate guru’s who are selling podcasts or sales programs to help get listings sold: It’s time to catch up with what’s really happening in the market! That’s all for today and you’re welcome for the free advice. Happy sales all!...Know anyone thinking of buying or selling a home in southern Utah? Call me at 435.632.9374 or conta...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Will It Go Round in Circles? The Answer is YES! We live in a world where online misinformation makes a circuitous route. No verification necessary for some who vent on social media sites, to inflame, rather than get to the truth of the matter. Home buyer purports being 'forced' to sign documents with a title company outside of her choosing...In Utah, when a cash offer is accepted for a property, the buyer(s) will use the seller's title company. After all, they are paying for the title insurance. In no way, is anyone 'forced' to sign paperwork. If buyer(s) wishes to work with another title company, they certainly may and will pay an extra fee. It's that simple!  Have you noticed that when jumping on a merry-go-round, that it only goes around in circles? That is also the direction of here...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
BREAKING NEWS!!! Guess Who Made the Front Page of ActiveRain? Just in case you haven't read the latest ActiveRain News, Wanda Kubat-Nerdin has made the first page of the Leaderboard. This is not fake news, a rumor, sensationalism or heresy but, instead, can be verified! After 13+ years of almost-daily participation, 4,516 posts, 219 featured, she is now #50 at the bottom of page number one. This will not clinch any movie deals, NAR commercials or even gain acknowledgement outside of AR but is worth mentioning here among peers and fellow members. This might be considered blatant self-promotion(it kinda is), but she wants to THANK YOU ALL for ensuring that ActiveRain remains the best real estate platform on the net and for your efforts in making this a reality! Wanda Really Can Because of...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
It's near impossible to stop mid-stream! After acceptance on a property, some people become unhappy, feeling they are paying too much or wish to re-negotiate to better their situation. They waste everyone's valuable time, potentially impeding progress by attempting to modify the details of the Real Estate Purchase Contract. Educating buyers and sellers prior to signing all documents can help prevent these types of scenarios. The REPC is a legal and binding document that represents time-lines, deadlines, with a promise to perform. An experienced agent is familiar with the nuances contained and follows accordingly. Professionals new to the business must get acquainted with all that is contained within every page or there could be trouble ahead. Meeting all deadlines continues to streamlin...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Southern Utah is Hosting THE WORLD from May 3 – 9, 2022! The first-ever Ironman World Championship race outside of Hawaii and St. George, Utah is more than happy to accommodate these ironclad athletes! They will take to the southern Utah water at Sand Hollow Reservoir, bike through scenic terrain, then run through some of the most beautiful, high desert scenery to cross the FINISH LINE!  A grueling race of 104.6 miles that includes: Running, biking and swimming in the St. George, Utah area.  1. The race starts at Sand Hollow Reservoir in Hurricane, Utah at 7:00 a.m. where the competitors will go for a 2.4 mile swim. 2. The athletes, on their bikes will begin the next phase of the race and travel 112 miles from Hurricane through Washington City to St. George. 3. Then hit the road for the...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Now, That’s a WOW-er Flower! While showing a property yesterday, I happened across a multi-colored rose bush with vibrant blooms. The yellow rose seemed aglow, boasting the most sunshiniest rainbow color of all. Today, I discovered a pretty flowerSaid to self, “Now, that’s a WOW-er!”Petals painted the brightest yellow,Please say hello to this little fellow!  Thought I'd write a poem and share it with you. Happy Sunday!
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Before getting hooked... Trust but verify comes to mind when buying a property, which is why hiring an experienced real estate agent is crucial. Up to date, accurate facts matter toward making informed decisions. Back with proof. If getting a mortgage, meet with a local,  reputable lender who can get you qualified to purchase a property within your financial means. Read thoroughly. All details within a real estate purchase contract must be comprehended to avoid misunderstandings. The documents are both legal and binding. Slow down. Avoid feeling pressured into buying the first home you view, take a break, then look at another. Discuss thoroughly with one another, rely on agent advice. Being adequately prepared to purchase before getting hooked on a property, matters.  With a local, expe...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Farming encourages sincere growth! Someone recently said that sending out mailers to an area causes damage to the real estate industry, the consumer and an agent's reputation. Not sure the reasoning behind that statement. An opinion is only worth what an audience is willing to believe and without absolute proof, it is merely hearsay. From the start of my career, I have sent out quarterly mailings to past and present clients. Building and maintaining relationships is so very important, otherwise they may stray and find someone more attentive. When needing a little attention on a listing in an area (not this current market), I will also send out Just Listed postcards and Just Sold if looking to gain a potential homeowner who may be thinking of selling. Sending out letters, offering someth...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Living an Elevated Life in Southern Utah! Morning is the best time to check messages, reply to emails, get ready to start the day and also presents some opportunities that would be missed if still asleep. Witnessing an elevated performance can lift the spirits! I'm meeting this day and am elated to be right here, right now and feeling a bit inspired as well. Happy day all, it's going to happen anyway!
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Closer than you think! Understanding the details in a contract requires focus. Discussing all real estate documents line-by-line, page-by-page, then asking if there are any questions prior to signing, also encourages more interaction.  Being thorough means: Minimizing risk with buyer/seller clients Sharing local insights on specific information  Being privvy about local real estate market conditions Experienced agents execute with care and in minute detail to prevent smaller things becoming distorted or appearing larger than they are in certain cases. This also creates trust between parties. For buyers:Listening very carefully to wants and needs saves time by showing properties that will clearly fit the search criteria. Price, beds, baths, size of yard, rural/city, neighborhood type, lo...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Watch out world, here I come! Imagine if everyone was as excited as 2-year old Kenslee Mae to master the slide at the All Abilities Park in St. George, Utah. Her face says it all, right before she 'wee's' down repeating it as quickly and often as possible. Her nickname is Little Miss Independent because it suits the free spirit that resides inside. Happy Sunday all!
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Nerdin Gardens: A Symphony of Happiness "Earth laughs in flowers"~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Spring is evident as I see these fluffy buds bursting out all over this fruitless plum tree. They spring to life, bringing subtle beauty and color to every passerby. And if Ralph Waldo Emerson is correct, this tree is a symphony of happiness, spreading good cheer to those who take notice! Happy Saturday to you all.
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