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Graduation Day - 05/31/11 10:59 AM
Graduation Day. A dear friend of mine has a daughter who is graduating on Friday from High School. Its hard to believe. I still remember her as a little girl. Now she's all grown up. I always find myself reflecting on life around graduation time. I reflect on all the choices I have made and where they have lead me. No time for what if's, or should have's its time to take hold of now and move forward. So as I was getting a present together for her, I found this poem and thought I would share it with all of (1 comments)
Ganesh Indian Cuisine: Salt Lake City receives Two Thumbs Up - 05/30/11 12:02 PM
Ganesh Indian Cuisine: Salt Lake City receives Two Thumbs Up. Last night my husband and I were home alone. Our were both at their friends. I had been working in the yard all day and was wiped out. My husband took a look at me in my exhaustion and said lets go out to eat. Now the big decision, where. Utah has a ton of dinner/diner/food places to choose from. Problem, its Sunday and a lot of places are not open and nothing sounded good. Lets try somewhere new and different since its just us.
Lets try Indian Cuisine. I've (3 comments)
Flood Watch 2011 - 05/29/11 06:46 PM
Flood Watch 2011, Utah. A year of record snowfall and rain have left many people in Utah worried about the yearly snow melt and potential flooding. People have been sandbagging for about a month in preparation for the big thaw. The big thaw has yet to happen for most areas. Our spring has been cooler than normal but also wetter than normal. Our local newspaper has a fantastic website where you can see live updates of the rivers all over Utah and their current status. Many areas have already experienced mud and rock slides. It seems the worst has just (4 comments)
Salt Lake County Condo Market Recap - 05/28/11 11:38 AM
Salt Lake County Condo Market Recap: Below is a recap of the condo market in Salt Lake County over the last two weeks. The absorption rates are staggering. For the price range of up to 99,000 only 26 condos sold in the last two weeks and the absorption rate is currently at 6 months. wow That same rate of 6 months holds for the 100,000- 199,999 price range with the bulk of the listings found in this bracket. The highest absorption rate peaks at 12 months in the 300,000- 399,999 price range. The amount of expired condo's is staggering. It (1 comments)
Movies In The Park, Sandy Utah - 05/27/11 04:26 PM
Movies in the park, Sandy Utah. Who doesn't love a movie and especially when its FREE. Movies will start at dusk, they will have popcorn, candy and drinks for sale. So bring your family, friends and neighbors. Don't forget to bring your blanket and chairs so you have something to sit on and keep you warm at the same time. You can find out more http://sandy.utah.gov/movies make sure to check the movies and dates they may change:
June 8th: Sandy Amphitheater~ Justin Bieber Never say Never June 22nd: (3 comments)
Midvale Utah Home For Sale, Rambler 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms - 05/27/11 04:15 PM
Midvale Utah Home For Sale, Rambler 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. Midvale is a town located in the "middle" of the Wasatch Front. It is sometimes overlooked. Homes are affordable, beautiful and available. I have a home that is located on a beautiful lot with large RV parking. Fabulous floor plan, wood floors, basement is finished features a theather room and room for a pool table. Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. Home is easy to show, just call and lets get a time scheduled. Home owners would love to see an offer. I would love some feedback. (0 comments)
Lagoon: Utah's version of Disneyland - 05/26/11 07:11 PM
Lagoon: Utah's version of Disneyland. OK, I will have to admit it has taken me almost 9 years to go to Lagoon. For anyone not familiar with Lagoon, it is an amusement park that features roller coasters, a water park and all different levels of rides for the entire family. It is located in Farmington, Utah which is about 40 minutes from where we live in Sandy, Utah. The park is open to different venues, events, (my daughters dance team, Studio 56 dance has had a competition there before) school events and they even have a campground for those who love (3 comments)
Looking for fresh produce for a discount? Bountiful Baskets, Salt Lake City Utah - 05/24/11 01:11 PM
Looking for fresh produce for a discount? Bountiful Baskets, Salt Lake City Utah. The coupon craze is so tempting but no matter how hard I try, I can never find healthy items on sale. I can't eat processed foods, and yes that is a pain.......That's why I always seem to fall back to farmers markets, until now. I was told about bountiful baskets last year and unfortunately never got around to signing up, until now. I can't wait for my produce. Check out their website for details on how you signup (its easy), locations to pickup your produce and the schedule. (0 comments)
Free Home Improvements ideas to sell your home in Salt Lake County - 05/23/11 03:41 PM
Free Home Improvement ideas to sell your home in Salt Lake County. Utah like everywhere else in the United States right now is still suffering from the recession of recent years. Money, or a lack of money is still a huge hurdle. I wanted to write this as I received yet another client call saying they want to do some more work before listing. That along with my recent interview from the Salt Lake Tribune about the same topic, means others are wondering the same thing. Here are some FREE ideas. I have a keep it simple method to home (2 comments)
Twitter Landed Me An Interview With The Salt Lake Tribune - 05/22/11 04:38 PM
Twitter Landed Me An Interview With The Salt Lake Tribune. Imagine my surprise when I received a call from the Salt Lake Tribune! Me???? I just recently jumped back into the tweeting part of real estate social media about a month ago and this is the first "hey I saw your name" or "I read your..." I have received. I was tickled... The Salt Lake Tribune was doing a feature on home remodels what not to do. As they ran down the questions asking my opinion, it was great to hear her feedback to my answers and that she said I (5 comments)
Creating a Budget with inconsistent income - 05/21/11 11:17 AM
Creating a budget with inconsistent income: I just read a really great article from ChristianPF.com on "how to set up a budget with inconsistent income" Now a lot of top producers may not have this problem with the ebb and flow of business and they have it stabilized enough to count on a consistent income, but for those of us who still fluctuate this article has great pointers. Here are some of the highlights written about in their article. 1. Get the average of your last 12 months’ earnings. If you have more info use that.2. Multiply by 0.8 (or (2 comments)
Count to 3 before you drive on a green - 05/19/11 06:16 PM
Count to 3 before you drive on a green light here in Salt Lake. A word of warning to visitors and people relocating to Utah. PEOPLE RUN RED LIGHTS HERE ALL THE TIME. Now I'm sure most of you will say it happens everywhere but this place really is crazy. I see it all day everyday for the last 8 years. Its really unbelievable and they don't just do it when they think no one is looking, there is no rhyme or reason. I've seen multiple instances where red lights get blown thru and their is a police
so (5 comments)
Salt Lake County Market Recap for May 2011 - 05/19/11 02:32 PM
Salt Lake County Market Recap for May 2011. To sum it all up, there are a lot of homes for sale! There are a lot of homes that are expiring. The majority of the inventory is in the 200,000 - 299,999 price field. I have been previewing homes in this price range for months now for my current buyers. While there are a lot of homes for sale in that price range, so many of them are in horrible condition or just plain dirty! Advice to sellers, if you have homes for sale priced in that price point, clean your home, (1 comments)
Mt. St. Helens Eruption Sunday May 18, 1980 - 05/18/11 12:37 PM
Mt. St. Helens, eruption Sunday May 18, 1980. I remember waking up to ash everywhere. We had heard the warnings on the news, at school and read about it in the newspaper. Remember the days before internet, tweeting, facebook and all other forms of social media. What a mess it made for years and years to come. I was 7 at the time, missing my front teeth I'm sure. I remember the news was filled with story after story of devastation and loss. They even made some songs that were played over and over on radio. The ash was everywhere and blew (1 comments)
Academic Preschool: Little Learners Open House!!! Murray Utah - 05/18/11 12:04 PM
Academic Preschool: Little Learners Open House!!! Murray Utah. This Friday, May 20th from 11:30 to 1:30. Stop by and check it out. The preschool is located in a fantastic location, convenient to all. Come to the open house and meet the teacher Miss Shawna, and check out all the fun stuff and learn all the great details about Little Learners, they were recently featured in the Murray Journal.
PreSchool Open House Friday May 20th, 2011 11:30 to 1:30 700 E 5600 S If you have little ones entering into preschool around the Murray area, check out this fantastic PreSchool opportunity! (0 comments)
Featured Business of the Day: Hair by Aaron @ 8017504493, West Jordan Utah - 05/17/11 04:28 PM
Featured Business of the Day: Hair by Aaron @ 8017504493, West Jordan Utah. Aaron is currently running amazing specials. Mention where you saw this and she will cut your hair for $10! Yep I said it right only 10$$$$ Unbelievable. She does an amazing job not only cutting hair but also coloring. You name it she's good at it when it comes to your haircare needs. She can gets a crazy or stay as conservative as you need your look to be. I love being able to go to her and say, just make it look good. Lame I know, but (0 comments)
Camp Invention Summer Camp: Sandy Utah @ Grace Lutheran School - 05/17/11 02:25 PM
Camp Invention Summer Camp: Sandy Utah @ Grace Lutheran School. June 13th - June 17th located at Grace Lutheran School: 1815 East 9800 South, Sandy Utah https://register.campinvention.org/eforumnihf/webpages/MainPage.aspx?ses=camp
Below is an excerpt/video from the Camp Invention website featuring some of the fun things campers should expect to do! Such a fabulous program and a nice change from our normal summer activities.
you can also contact me if you have any further questions or go to http://www.gracesandy.org or call 801.572.3793 We hope to see you there! What a great opportunity for your child, (0 comments)
Strut Your Mutt: West Jordan Utah - 05/16/11 09:47 AM
Strutt Your Mutt: West Jordan Utah. This Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park 1985 W 7800 S, West Jordan you can bring your pup and strut your stuff. A fun dog walk for you and your pet. The walk and festival will benefit "No More Homeless Pets in Utah."
Registration begins at 8:00 am:::: The walk begins at 9:15am
So come on out the weather is forecasted for a beautiful day, perfect for all the festivities.
For more information and details please go to StrutYourMutt.Org Spread the word!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Divorce and your credit - 05/13/11 03:42 PM
Divorce and your credit. Unfortunately, I seem to have a lot of friends who are going thru divorces right now. When a divorce is in the works there are so many things to handle that the following items seem to get forgotten. While I was working credit repair, I ran into one divorced person after another with the same stories. They believed their ex-spouse was paying the bills, they promised they would................
Here are some key areas that you need to take care of immediately:
Separate all accounts immediately, freeze them, remove authorized users etc...: bank accounts, credit cards (3 comments)
Saturday the 14th Movie. Anyone remember this movie? - 05/13/11 01:22 PM
Saturday the 14th Movie. Anyone remember this movie? When I was a kid I used to love this movie. Now everytime people start talking about Friday the 13th, I giggle. Now I haven't seen this movie since I was probably 12 or 13 years old but it used to make me laugh. I'm thinking I need to try and find it so I can sit down with my kids and watch it. They are 13 and 10, they should think its pretty silly. They always get a good laugh when I pull out my 80's movies to watch. Hope you all (2 comments)
Salt Lake County, Real Estate Sales a look at whats going on - 05/12/11 01:56 PM
Salt Lake County, Real Estate Sales a look at whats going on. As I drive around it seems like the market is flooded with homes for sale so for kicks I pulled up that statistics to see whats going on out in the market. Some areas are still overwhelmed with homes for sale. Take a look at the rate homes are selling vs. the rate homes are being listed in your zip code..... interesting and stresses the point even more that sellers have to be realistic about their asking price there is A LOT of competition out there! [caption id="attachment_749" align="alignright" (1 comments)
Youtube on DirectTV? Sandy Utah - 05/11/11 01:20 PM
Youtube on DirectTV? I need to go check this out. I'm starting to get addicted to making videos and this almost made me giddy. Really! YouTube on DirectTV.......hmmmm It looks like its been out for a while to other areas, but that was the first time it popped up to notify me here in Sandy Utah. So here's what I found:
To access YouTube via your DirecTV DVR you can follow these simple instructions. Press MENU on your remote and select Smart Search Type a title or other keyword(s) to search for videos YouTube videos matching your search words will (2 comments)
9096 Clubhouse Lane Eagle Mountain, Utah SOLD - 05/11/11 11:57 AM
9096 CLubhouse Lane Eagle Mountain, Utah SOLD. LOVE IT. Sellers received Notice of Default the end of 2010. Within a week I had it listed, and an offer sent into the equator system and all the sellers paperwork submitted. I was extremely lucky since both loans were with bank of america and I was able to work both loans at one time thru the equator system. Of course we had items pop up here and there. Their were times that the sellers were frustrated and I'm sure the buyers too. We had HOA fees pop up at the end, assessments with (0 comments)
Myth Busters: Jog-A-Thon, Fundraiser Grace Lutheran School Sandy Utah This years goal is Myth Busters. We only have a few days left to complete our fundraiser. Students have been running laps and training hard. Pledge packets are due anytime between May 10th and May 13th our goal is to rain 13,000. Prizes to the children who collect the most money, classes who collect the most money, classes who run the most laps as well as numerous other chances to win prizes.
We would love for you to help us out, any questions, please let me know
Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste What Do I do With It? Sandy Utah - 05/09/11 06:02 PM
Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste What Do I Do With It? Sandy City and Salt Lake Valley Health Department are now sponsoring collection of the following items: Have you ever wondered what should I do with this "stuff?" Most of us are aware of the fact that we shouldn't be throwing it into our "Normal" garbage collection bins, but many of don't know where to go after that. So if you live in the Sandy Utah area, here ya go! Household Hazardous Waste: Drop off dates: June 9th, July 14th, August 11th: from 7 am to 10 am at the (3 comments)
City Creek Trail, Salt Lake City Utah - 05/08/11 06:54 PM
City Creek Trail, Salt Lake City Utah. Believe it or not we beat the rain storm today. My mothers day has been great so far, started the day off with going to church then we came home ate some lunch and headed out for a hike. This was the first time we've hiked the city creek trail, located close to the state capital. It really was a great hike. I'm not sure how far we went distance wise but we hiked for almost two hours. It was beautiful and felt wonderful to get outside and enjoy time with my kids and (3 comments)
New Construction? Advice for buyers - 05/07/11 09:16 AM
New construction homes in Salt Lake County, Utah. Everyone LOVES a new home.....and the draw that a new home has as you drive by the community with the flags, balloons and all the OPEN signs everywhere............. oh whats a buyer to do?????
Well, if you are not with your agent, STAY OUT. DRIVE AWAY AS FAST AS YOU CAN. That's right, resist the urge to go in. In our area if a buyer goes into a new construction model without their agent, the builder has the right to not compensate the buyers agent. Most builders have it posted somewhere on the (1 comments)
Need a passport? Sandy Utah is now your place - 05/06/11 04:36 PM
Need a passport? Sandy, Utah is now your place as of May 2nd, 2011. Starting now Sandy City is now able to accept passport applications Monday - Friday 10-4pm at the city recorders office.
They are urging everyone to first visit www.travel.state.gov to learn about the process, documents needed, fees required and the steps you will need to take. The website is the only place you can go and download forms. So plan ahead. Sandy City will charge a $25$ fee per passport application as well as other fees for expediting the applications. The city is also able to take passport photo's for $10/each (1 comments)
Beautiful, Charming Sandy Utah Home For Sale 2bedrooms, 1 bath large RV area - 05/05/11 07:07 PM
Beautiful, charming Sandy Utah Home For Sale: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, large rv area to expand and grow.... large lot .21 acre, updated inside and out. Inviting and clean. Have your agent give me a call, home is easy to show but must have an appointment. For more info check out MLS 1022286, or text 32323 type KIM in the message box and hit send.... house number is 8825. Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. (1 comments)
Salt Lake City, UT This Weekend Race For The Cure - 05/05/11 05:15 PM
Salt Lake City, UT this weekend RACE FOR THE CURE! This weekend is the annual race for the cure downtown Salt Lake City. The Race is Saturday morning, to register online is too late, but you can always always always donate to help the cause, sponsor the cause or if you wish to race I believe you can show up early and signup at the actual race. All kinds of cancer, heart problems etc. run thru my family and are close to my heart. I have friends and family member who have been affected. Below is some of the basic information regarding (0 comments)
Mothers Day in Salt Lake City, Utah - 05/04/11 01:35 PM
Mothers Day in Salt Lake City, Utah. Yep its May already and also mothers day this weekend. My kids asked me yesterday what I wanted to do for Mothers day and I told them go on a hike.
The weather is suppose to be beautiful but the challenge comes with finding a hike that we can get to this time of year. We have had record snowfall and with the warmer temperatures there will be a lot of high rivers, creeks and washed out areas. Good thing I have a fantastic hiking book. If you are traveling to Utah or (0 comments)
Text me for more info: Fun way to search for homes in Salt Lake County Utah - 05/03/11 04:20 PM
Text me for more info: A fun way to search for homes in Salt Lake County, Utah. Tired of driving by signs with no flyers, no information and you really don't want to call the agent? Well now you have another option, I have put QR codes on my signs and will also be placing a texting option unlike my previous ones in the past. Now when you text the number 32323 with Kim as your subject you will be taken to a full MLS search where it can pull all homes for sale in your current GPS area, just the (1 comments)
I have been a blackberry user for years, but it was, time my blackberry died. As I worked my way through the Droid land, my first obstacle to over come were my fat fingers and how incredibly slow I became at texting/emailing on my phone. Next was "Now what do I do with all my text messages?" I have a lot of clients that prefer to text vs. phone/email. With that came my concern of how to store these conversations. I knew what to do on my blackberry but the only way I could figure it out on my droid was forwarding one text (4 comments)
Sandy Utah, Calendar of Events For May 2011 - 05/02/11 10:55 AM
Sandy, Utah Calendar of event for May 2011. I love this time of year, so much to do and see. I really enjoy the variety of events both inside and outside that you have the opportunity to explore. There are a lot of great things about living in Sandy and one of them is the variety of fun things to do. Below is a fantastic breakdown recently published in the sandy journal featuring some of the great things to do around town throughout the month of May.
5/2 Slim Down Sandy walk 6pm www.sandy.utah.gov/slimdown 5/3 City council meeting 7pm (2 comments)
Salt Lake County, Utah: Lutheran High Needs Your Help - 05/01/11 10:17 AM
Salt Lake County, Utah: Lutheran High Needs Your Help. Lutheran High is on an exciting mission of growth. What we are missing is community knowledge and support. Our goal is to help grow our enrollment and share what an amazing school system we have. Very few people in Utah realize there is a private school available to them. I know when we moved to Utah 8+ years ago, we requested information about private schools and at that time we were only told of one denomination. Currently our lower level schools are based all over the valley. (for more information regarding them, please contact me) (1 comments)
Author Bio: Kim Boekholder Broker/Owner of Results Real Estate. Helping Sellers, Buyers and Relocating people thru out Utah. Helping everyone achieve their real estate goals and dreams one step at a time. Personalized Service Desired Results. I also have a degree in Computer Programming and certifications in marketing. .
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