Match Day Salt Lake City!

Congratulations on your match in Salt Lake City for your residency or fellowship! You can get started with your relocation housing plans right here. You've earned it!!

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Tony Fantis, Realtor® is a long-time supporter of Utah Partners in Medicine and welcomes you to Salt Lake City!

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 FAQ's for Residents/Fellows

Both can have their advantages. I've never had a resident or fellow lose money by buying a house. The payments are often lower than renting, and tax advantages can place some money back in your pocket you otherwise would have given to Uncle Sam. Homes can provide some much-needed peace and quiet to help you sleep any time of day with your busy schedule. Whether buying or renting, I am happy to help and share my local knowledge so you can make an educated decision that works best for your unique situation.
Most residents and fellows move to Liberty Heights, Sugar House, 9th & 9th, downtown Salt Lake, The Avenues, and the neighborhoods found within Salt Lake City proper. The proximity to hospitals is excellent, and the lifestyle is great for young professionals. We will have a candid discussion about what is important to you, and I can show you neighborhoods that best match your lifestyle and budget.
Yes! There are special loan programs for residents and fellows, and it's very important to work with a lender who understands how these specialty loans work. Any Utah Partners in Medicine lender will do, and I'm happy to make recommendations and/or answer your questions. Each lender is different. shows ALL publicly available listings from all agents and real estate companies in town, and it's updated hourly with all the latest listings. It's one of the best places to search, save your favorites, and coordinate lists of homes to view during your limited time to shop in Salt Lake City.

In Utah, Zillow and Trulia do not show all listings, and the estimates are wildly inaccurate since we are a non-disclosure state by law. This means sold prices are never publicly disclosed.
A down payment may or may not be required, and it will depend on your unique situation. If a down payment is required, it's usually a minimum of 3.5 to 5% of the purchase price. There are some lenders that specialize in loans for medical residents and fellows. I can help you find one that is both high quality and helpful to work with.
Prices are all over the map. A decent condominium starts around $150-$175k. A decent home starts around $250k, and most residents & fellows are purchasing in the $250-$400k range, depending on budget and household income. Generally speaking, a $300,000 home will cost you approximately the same as paying rent in most situations... and the common home mortgage interest tax deduction could save you another $2,000-3,000 per year.
Yes. We will coordinate everything to make it easy for your location and your schedule. Then when you arrive in Salt Lake City your new home can be ready for you.
The demand for housing is high and Salt Lake City is quite high. Utah is one of the fastest growing states. The best homes often sell quickly, in as little as 1-2 days. Some strategies are required to get a great home. I'll help you devise a plan that's right for you and share some expertise to make your relocation both smart and easy.
Tony Fantis, Realtor
Call Tony Fantis @ (801) 541-8806 or send an email to Since homes are neither one-size-fits-all nor order-it-from-Amazon we can chat about your needs and situation then come up with a strategy that works best for you and your schedule.
Utah Partners in 
        Medicine - Match Day is March 15, 2019

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