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Real Estate Agent - Urban Utah Homes & Estates
If you are looking to buy a condo, a recent change to FHA loan requirements may just have made your condo purchase more difficult. In order to get a FHA/VA loan on a condo, the condo development must be FHA approved. If the development has not been approved, it needs to go through a certification...
The home sales data for December 2009 saw a mixed bag of results. On the bright side Salt Lake County sales rose 15.86% year on year, and the average home sales price hit the highest level since August 2009, at just under $250,000. On the other hand the price per square ft. dropped below $100 for...
Salt Lake County saw the number of homes sold in November 2009 rise sharply to 1041, a gain of over 74% compared to the same time last year. Fueled by first time home buyer tax credit, Salt Lake County experienced the largest number of November home sales for three years. Month on month the housi...
Just a quick update on the shops and restaurants opening for business in Daybreak's SoDa Row Village center. Oopsie Daisy Children's Boutique - Now OpenGuy's Barber Shop - Now OpenBlack Diamond Gymnastics - Now OpenSan Gelato Café - November 1st 2009Classic Cleaners - November 1st 2009Tio's Mexic...
If you live on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley you will be interested to hear that the Mountain View Corridor has been given the go ahead. For the first phase they have been allocated $500 million, which they will use to construct a two lane highway (two lanes either way), with a speed limi...
The real estate industry standard for determining how a market is performing is the median home price or in some places the average home price. You hear it everywhere, median home price falls in first quarter, median home price for Salt Lake City is... But is the median home price a true indicato...
Home sales for Salt Lake County in August 2009 were flat compared to July. The average home price fell slightly to $255,375 (from $257,186), but the average size also fell to 2,479 square ft, which meant that the average price per square ft. actually rose slightly to $103. The number of homes sol...
Good news for Daybreak residents, Kennecott today announced the first Businesses set to occupy Daybreak Utah's SoDa Row Village Center. They will be: Black Diamond Gymnastics and Sport Centers - Will provide gymnastics, dance, cheer and martial arts. It also offers the Kids Klub after school enri...
A new report produced by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) said Utah has the best economic outlook of any U.S. State. The report shows that those states which were eager to increase spending during the good times and have a high tax burden, are now suffering the most and those that...
May 2009 saw the number of homes sales in Salt Lake County go up for the forth straight month. There were 960 homes sold in May, compared to 850 in April. Another good sign was that the price per square foot increased for the second month in a row, and now stands at $102 per square foot compared ...

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