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Real Estate Agent - Urban Utah Homes & Estates
Getting your home ready to sell can involve lots of work and expensive, but there are things you can do that can be done quickly and will not break the bank. Here are a list of simple things you can do in order to prepare your home for sale with the least amount of effort and expense.Curb AppealB...
The Daybreak real estate market experienced another strong year in 2016. The median sales price for a home rose 6.06% to stand at $315,000 , which is above the Counties median of $265,000. While the number of resale listings coming onto the market remained consistent with those seen in 2015, the ...
2016 was another good year for Salt Lake County homeowners. The median sales price for a Salt Lake home was $265,000, a strong gain of 6.64% in the year. While this is a good steady gain, the truth is most of the gain came in the first quarter, with sales prices in the other 3 quarters remaining ...
I just introduced an interactive home prices chart / graph to our website. The graph shows annual single family home median sales prices for cities / zip codes within Salt Lake County. When you first go in it shows all zip codes, but you can customize the graph to only show select zip codes / cit...
Now forecasting the housing market is  not something that is easy, and many people have come unstuck trying to do it. With that said have come out with their housing market forecast for next year and two Utah cities feature in the top 20. They forecast that the Salt Lake metro area wi...
Home sales prices continued their upward momentum in the 3rd quarter 2016.  A 5.21% rise in the median sales price for a Daybreak home saw the median price for the quarter stand at $326,136. With the number of new listings coming on the market taking a decline (down over 12%), buyers had fewer ho...
Home prices in Salt Lake County continued their ever upward climb (at least that’s the way it seems) in the 3rd quarter 2016. The new median sales price for a home stood at $270,000 (up ever so slightly from last quarter) and a rise of 6.85% year on year. What was surprising was that the number o...
In the world of real estate there are several different types of valuation that can be associated with a property. As a home owner it is important that you are aware of each type of valuation and know the difference between them.Assessed ValueAlso known as “Tax Value,” this is the valuation of yo...
The 2nd quarter 2016 was another good quarter for the Daybreak real estate market, with the median home sales price climbing 4.30% to stand at $310,000. This price increase was on the back of increased home sales of 175, up an impressive 10.76%.The amount of time it took to put an home under cont...
Both Utah County and Davis County continued their upward trend in the 2nd quarter 2016. Median sales prices were up and homes sold a lot faster than the same time last year.Davis CountyAnother strong quarter for Davis County single family home prices saw the median sales price climb 11.60% to $26...

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