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Real Estate Agent - Urban Utah Homes & Estates
If you are considering purchasing a property and then renting it out you must first check with the HOA to ensure that there are no restrictions?These restrictions are very common with condo developments, often they will restrict the number of units that can be rented, or may not allow any rentals...
While we are currently in a great Home Seller's Market in the Salt Lake area, we still see properties that sit on the market for ages, while other properties sell the day they are listed, but why is that? Well the truth is it can be for any number of reasons, some of them under the sellers / Real...
The basic law of economics says that if you have more buyers than sellers then the price goes up, and that’s just want happened in the 2nd quarter 2017. Continued low homes for sale inventory levels forced up Daybreak Home Prices in the 2nd quarter, with the median sales price increasing 6.3% to ...
Just like I predicted last quarter, the 2nd quarter was really strong for the Salt Lake County real estate market. Fueled by a lack of homes for sale and buyers keen to take advantage of low interest rates, prices showed strong gains across the valley. Homes just listed often received multiple of...
The next Daybreak village is nearly ready to launch, with Highland Park Village due to open on the 20th May 2017.Highland Park Village will be the first village located on the west side of Mountain View Corridor, and will feature smaller more affordable homes.While villages on the eastside are lo...
Recently I saw a Daybreak home for sale come onto the market that was to be sold via auction. Now auctions have been around for a long time, but usually they are used to sell HUD homes, that is a home that has been foreclosed on with a FHA insured mortgage, but they are not usually used for norma...
The Daybreak real estate market continued to perform well in the 1st quarter 2017 with home prices seeing a 9.07% to stand at a median home price of $323,949. This follows the general trend we are seeing throughout the Salt Lake Valley, with a shortage of homes on the market helping to force up p...
The start of 2017 saw a strong Salt Lake property market, with the median home sales price climbing 10.04% in the first quarter, to sit at $275,000. The number of properties sold in the quarter declined 1,55%, which looks like a negative, but really the drop was due to a very limited supply of ho...
There has been much talk recently about the subject of Radon but what is it and is it a problem in Daybreak?If you did not know Radon is the leading cause of Lung Cancer after smoking. It’s a colorless and odorless gas found usually at low levels, especially in home basements and is created by th...
When purchasing a home many people know that you should have an home inspection, but did you know that you can, and probably should have a Radon test.   If you did not know radon is the leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. It's a colorless and odorless gas found usually at low levels, espe...

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