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By Natalie Southwick
(Aspen Creek Realty)
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Over the past few years national foreclosure statistics have been on the rise.  Whether reading the newspaper, watching the news, or surfing the internet, the number of foreclosures and short sales made headlines.  Due to our strong economy and desirable real estate locations, foreclosure trends ...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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It will be interesting to see if the slowdown during the Fall (which causes numbers in the Winter to be lower) was as dramatic as it seemed. I'm curious if Spring and Summer might actually do very well due to many hesitant and fence-sitting Buyers who are now confidently purchasing homes again. I...

By Tony Fantis, Realtor,Principal Broker - Salt Lake City
(Fantis Group Real Estate)
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High on the hill with the celebrity types in Arlington HillsHigh above the University of Utah next to the Avenues and Upper Avenues lies Arlington Hills, a luxury neighborhood with a few celebrities.  Arlington Hills offers a variety of home styles, while prices range from roughly $500,000 to $1....

By Tony Fantis, Realtor,Principal Broker - Salt Lake City
(Fantis Group Real Estate)
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Pure as the driven snow?  Hardly.Salt Lake City gets a bad rap, and it makes me sad.  Heck, I moved here with no intentions of staying (I only wanted to ski the Greatest Snow on Earth) and 17 years later here I am.  Why, you ask? I thought you might.Well, Salt Lake City is quite liberal and diver...

By Tony Fantis, Realtor,Principal Broker - Salt Lake City
(Fantis Group Real Estate)
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Too close to call?I've always loved the neighborhood around 9th and 9th.  It's one of Salt Lake's great walking communities with locally owned shops and some great food, coffee, and movies.So what's going on with real estate in that area?  Let's start with some County statistics and narrow it dow...

By Salt Lake City Real Estate
(Jen and Hannah)
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Jen and Hannah would like to help you with every aspect of your move. That’s why they are offering these information-packed special reports free as a community service. Just check the report(s) containing exclusive information from Jen and Hannah and click the “Send Me” button. You will receive y...

By Salt Lake City Real Estate
(Jen and Hannah)
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Salt Lake County is an incredibly diverse valley full of every amenity imaginable. You can go 15 minutes in any direction and find great shopping, resturaunts, theaters, museums, hiking trails, incredible canyons as well as world renowned skiing. The Salt Lake Valley was settled in the late 1800'...

By Salt Lake City Real Estate
(Jen and Hannah)
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Relocation Guide  Relocation Survival Guide for Moving to the Area This guide is designed for anyone considering a move to the area and is a great source of information. Here are just a few of the things Jen and Hannah have included to help you get your move off on the right foot: A complete map ...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Salt Lake Market in a Nutshell (February 15, 2008):Number of Homes Listed: UPNumber of Homes Sold: DOWNList Prices: DOWNSOLD Prices: UPTo Buy or Not to Buy: BUYIt's a Buyer's Market. What are you waiting for?If you are thinking about buying a home in the Salt Lake area, make sure you get an agent...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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In an American City Business Journal report today on MSNBC (February 13th, 2008) Salt Lake was mentioned as being the second least stressful metropolitain area in the country.It said:"Salt Lake City is the runner-up in the low-stress derby. It enjoys America's smallest unemployment rate, 2.6 perc...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Salt Lake City is one of a handful of cities that has recently been added as a Google StreetView City!You are either really excited about this or really freaked out about it, but the bottom line is that this is good news for homebuyers. Listing agents tend to take pictures from angles that conven...

By Salt Lake City Real Estate
(Jen and Hannah)
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Airport Area - SLC International Airport, International Center, Utah State Fairgrounds Downtown - Utah State Capitol, Salt Palace Convention Center, Temple Square, Delta Center, Downtown Malls, The Gateway, Gallivan CenterWest Valley - West Valley City, Kearns, E Center, Utah Olympic Oval, Valley...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Inman News 12 month Price Appreciation Chart - Nov 2006 - Nov 2007Comments to follow:Statistical area 12-month change Nov. 2007Honolulu, Hawaii17.10%Salt Lake City, Utah10.53%San Antonio, Texas 7.48%Austin-Round Rock, Texas7.47%Raleigh-Cary, N.C.4.62%Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas4.16%Dallas-F...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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In today's Salt Lake Tribune, "Jillinda Bowers, president of Salt Lake Board of Realtors, said that when homes don't sell, 'our next step is to reduce the price. We have a positive and good market, but with the decline in sales right now, there is a need for more stabilization in the pricing.'"So...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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I ran this report for 4th Quarter 2007 and thought that some of you would be interested in looking at the entire year's statistics.Salt Lake County Sales Activity Trend ReportReport Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2008Time Period: January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007Area(s): Salt Lake CountySingl...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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This graph shows how long homes took to sell in the 4th quarter of 2007. This is only for SOLD homes. As you can see, for homes that DID sell, the average time on the market was 44 days. The percentage of homes selling in 30 days or less was 43.7%.The percentage of homes selling in 60 days or les...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Here are some numbers from 4th Quarter 2007. I'll only use the final number in other calculations but I thought some people might be interested in seeing it broken down by Price Range as seen in the table below. (This data is for SOLD homes.)Salt Lake County Sales Activity Trend ReportReport Date...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Mayor Peter Corroon's State of the County Address gives a glimpse into what makes living in the Salt Lake Area so great.It gives a brief analysis of each of the following priorities:GovernmentEconomic DevelopmentNatural EnvironmentQuality of LifePublic SafetyEducationMy favorite part of the speec...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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As home inventory grows, typically rental rates don't rise as much. This is because people can just as easily buy than rent.A recent article at Forbes.com suggests that even though Salt Lake's inventory of available homes for sale is growing, rental rates are still rising because job growth is th...

By Benjamin Clark, Buyer's Agent - Certified Negotiation Expert
(Homebuyer Representation, Inc.)
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Utah a fertile ground for branching outIn 2007 Salt Lake saw big names such as IKEA, Cheesecake Factory, Urban Outfitters and American Apparel come to town. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, "The list of retailers with a presence in Utah is set to grow even larger this year." [2008]It later goe...

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