December 2014

Found 5 blog entries for December 2014.

Salt Lake City, Utah: Rebound, Recovery, Revitalized !

Salt Lake City is one of those resilient top markets that have survived the “rebound effect”, the housing recovery phase just a few short years ago, and is now enjoying an impressive economic resurgence.

Not only has it survived a down economy (of undervalued homes, foreclosures and short sales); but Salt Lake City has also risen to the list of top places to buy in 2015, especially with a close, 30-minute commute from Salt Lake City airport to booming Park City.

Reasons for the city’s revitalization include solid job growth, which fuels its housing demand; and a low vacancy rate, which spurs building and construction. It also shares in something called “millennials”. This is a fancy term used

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PredictionAre you a current home owner who is considering listing your property on the market in 2015?

If so, then you’re likely to enjoy a lot of success!

After all, recently released its top predictions for the housing market in the New Year. And all of them seem to favor home sellers.

Let’s Take a Closer Look at National Housing Market Predictions

Millennials will enter the market en masse. This is something the housing market has needed for the last couple of years: More Millennials entering the market as first time home buyers. And according to projections, that’s what you can expect in the New Year, with more than two thirds of household formation being credited to this demographic. Helping matters is the fact that about 2.5 million

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  Park City Is The Place To Be And Buy... When unprecedented amounts of money are aimed at enhancing the already profitable lifestyle of a city in a big way, getting on the bandwagon early is the best idea! By all means, visit Park City, Utah, for starters. But, if you’re wise, you’ll think about buying your own piece of heaven in one of the city’s unique ski in/ski out neighborhoods --- be it an open, contemporary mountain home or a lavishly rustic one --- just minutes from three world-class ski resorts. Vail Resorts’ huge announcement (below) has already spurred serious buyer attention. Interest rates remain low and prices still reflect what they were in 2007, prior to the market down turn. In September, Park City realized its highest month of pended

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Park City Market VideoPark City, Utah October 2014 Real Estate Market Update

The number of active listings for October 2014 declined 15 percent as compared to this same time last year. In September 2014 the number of active listings when compared to October decreased 14 percent. Wow! The Park City real estate market has seen price increases with the median price for a single family home running just under $1.1 million dollars. The average days on market increased to 177 days which is up 88 percent from the same time as last year. Th number of units sold has been declining year over year. Mostly due to the lack of inventory across the board to include single family homes, condominiums, and town homes. To learn about any specific neighborhood simply contact Kathy Vallee,

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ChecklistWe hope everyone had a memorable Thanksgiving Day last week and enjoyed the long holiday weekend.

With December officially upon us, residents can expect temperatures to continue to dip as we head into the New Year.

So today, we wanted to share with you some relatively easy home improvements that you can make that will save you money during the winter months.

Home Tips for Saving Yourself Money This Winter

Here are 10 home improvements that you can make this winter that will save you both money and energy:

Caulk around windows and doors, making sure that all cracks and holes are sealed. This will keep the cold air out of your house, which will keep your heater from working overtime. If necessary, you might also consider adding or replacing

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