December 2013

Found 6 blog entries for December 2013.

The holidays are meant to be an enjoyable and peaceful time spent with family. However, it doesn't always feel that way. With a large number of family and friends to prepare for and with hours dedicated to the kitchen, the holidays can be a stressful time. The good news is that it doesn't have to be stressful. It can be as simple and easy as you want it to be. Follow these tips to make your holiday dinner as smooth and enjoyable as possible. [caption id="attachment_1097" align="aligncenter" width="441"]Holiday Stress in Park City UT by Stuart Pilbrow[/caption]

Don't Overthink It

If you over-stress certain areas, the holidays can quickly become very overwhelming. Everything doesn't have to be perfect. The main reason for the holiday is to enjoy being around those that we love and

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National housing market salesWhichever way you look at it, the real estate market is finishing strong as we wrap up 2013!

According to a recent Bloomberg report, several market indicators are showing growth and gains, which is great news for home buyers and home sellers alike!

Today, we’re going to share with you some of the highlights of this recent report. Happy holidays everyone!

US Home Sales

According to the Bloomberg article, purchases of new U.S. homes rebounded during the month of October from the lowest level it’s been in more than a year.

Specifically, home sales of these new homes jumped 25.4 percent to a 444,000 annualized rate. This was only a month after that figure was down to 354,0000, which was the weakest it’s been since April 2012.

Experts say

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Holiday lighting is always an anticipated element of winter holiday celebrations. Its enchanting effect is appreciated in temperate areas as well as areas like Park City, Utah, where heavy snowfall is received annually. To help you establish beautiful displays of holiday lighting around the home, here are a few easy tips: [caption id="attachment_1089" align="aligncenter" width="473"]Christmas Lights in Park City UT by Julie Smith[/caption]

Hanging Holiday Lights Indoors

Indoor holiday lighting can bring a delightful enchantment to any room or space. In some areas, colored lights bring out the best. In other situations, clear lights provide the desired effect. In addition, the size or design of the bulbs and whether they remain steady or blink may be factored into the final desired

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Selling your home before Christmas is entirely possible. When you have a home for sale in beautiful Park City, UT, you need to focus on getting your home ready for the sale. It may seem overwhelming at first, but we have compiled 12 tips to help with the sale of your home before Christmas, making it the best possible gift you can give yourself.

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Day 1 – Find the Right Agent

You need to find an agent based upon the type of home you’re selling in Park City. Talk to a few agents and find out how they plan to sell your home to ensure you choose the right one.

Day 2 – What is Your Home Worth?

Determining what your home is worth depends on a number o factors. It's best to consult with your agent and see how the current market is doing. Is there a

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The holidays are fast approaching and the time to sell your home will only get more difficult as people's attention is stolen by local festivities. Getting your home sold before the holidays may be on the top of your to-do list, so to help you get started, we've provided a very brief summary how to accomplish it in just 12 days. Preparation and organization has always been key to successfully selling a home, and during these holiday times, you're going to need every advantage you can get. Use our Holiday Calendar to stay on track and read our recent blog post about selling your home before the holidays. Make your home appealing to buyers and receive a little joy this season! Park City Holiday Calendar  

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As real estate experts, we’re always looking for market indicators to suggest whether the market is favoring sellers or buyers.

We look at a variety of factors, including average list price,  median sales price and price per square footage.

Another indicator we look at is the days that a home spent on the market before it ultimately sold. And if the latest data is any indication, this metric is certainly starting to favor home sellers!

Why Home Sellers in the US Should Be Optimistic

According to the most recent real estate data, properties listed in September 2013 spent an average of 86 days on real estate websites, compared with 116 days last year!

This suggests that homes are selling nearly a month quicker than they did this time last

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