May 2014

Found 5 blog entries for May 2014.

Park City Homes and landWhen a home is equipped with the latest bells and whistles, it may seem like a dream. But sometimes it is up to the buyer to ask about certain qualities of a home. Certain points such as proximity to your favorite areas and storage options if you want to rent out the home may not cross your mind when you are walking through. But it is these things that will make your home more enjoyable and easier to use, so remember to ask about the following:  


The golden rule in real estate is location, location, location! You can always change the look of a home, but unless you are dead set on it, the home is staying put. Ask about commute times to downtown areas or heavily visited locales so you know how long it will take you to get everywhere.

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Park City Homes for SalePark City is a scenic mountain community in the heart of Utah, featuring miles of foot and bike trails, several distinct resorts, world-class Main Street shopping, golf courses, Utah Olympic Park, museums, art galleries, skiing and snowboarding, white water rafting and more. What’s not to love? And now, with low interest rates and considerably low prices, it is the perfect time to think about buying a vacation property in one of Park City’s beautiful neighborhoods. And here’s how:

Establish What Type of Property You Want

The first thing you’ll need to do is asses what you’re looking for in a property. Will you be renting? How many bedrooms do you need? Will this be a vacation home for your entire family? Or is this home mainly for retirement? How

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House sold signFrankly, it’s hard not to feel encouraged and optimistic about the real estate market these days.

Everywhere you look, positive real estate trends are popping up, further emphasizing that the worst days of the economic recession are in the rear view mirror now.

And here’s another recent nugget of good news: Home prices all across the country increased 11.1 percent in March 2014 when compared to the same time last year. And that’s including distressed sales.

More Relevant Data for US Home Sellers

According to the latest published data, the 11 percent home price increase in March represents 25 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in national home prices.

That’s incredible. That means that the housing market has been in the process

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Park City Real EstatePark City is a haven for vacationers looking for rest and relaxation, along with those hoping to fill their calendars with cultural events and outdoor activities. Park City has become a favorite of many, but several people doubted over the past few years whether second homes all over the country were a reliable form of investment. The National Association of Realtor's graph above proves that vacation home sales are not only on the rise, but they have taken a significant role in the overall purchases in the U.S. If you are interested in buying, but haven't been sure if right now is the best time to purchase, consider the numbers above. Several buyers are taking note of the slowly rising prices and favorable interest rates. These prices are rising, but not

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Home buyer optimismThe numbers don’t lie: Americans are growing increasingly confident about the overall health of the national real estate market, according to a recent report.

Evidently, a recent Gallup poll showed that 56 percent of Americans expect average home prices in their area to increase, which is up 33 percent from just two years ago.

And it’s markedly increased from the low point of 21 percent in January 2011.

How The Recent Poll Was Conducted

Gallup conducted interviews between April 3 and 6 with a random sample of 1,026 adults, ages 18 and older.

These respondents lived in all fifty states as well as the District of Columbia.

These telephone interviews were conducted on cell phones and landlines and were conducted in English and Spanish.

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