Monthly Archives: July 2013

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Comes Home to Salt Lake City

 by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ If you own a Salt Lake City home, you know life here is all about the great outdoors! Utah’s greatest claims to fame are its stunning natural beauty and four distinct seasons in which to enjoy it. Hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, […]

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Utah Celebrates ‘Pioneer Days’ in Style

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ Salt Lake City’s Seagull Bridge at State Street and South Temple is an historic landmark representative of its early pioneer beginnings. Photo by Donna M. Brown, Copyright © 2010 Your Content Queen Wednesday, July 24 is one of Utah’s most celebrated […]

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Park City Building Permits Increased in June

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ The Park City Building Department reported encouraging numbers for June; and, that means construction is beginning to rebound in the Utah mountain resort town. There appears to be a trend in remodeling and it’s safe to say consumer confidence is growing. […]

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Sundance Film Festival Brings $70 Million to Utah

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ PostModem, Sundance Film Festival, directed by Jillian Mayer, Lucas Levya. Photo by Daniel Fernandez. Sometimes I take for granted the mind-boggling amount of premier events that help feed Utah’s economy. It’s easy to do. Utah has always been home to creative, forward-thinking residents […]

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Inventory Down, Interest Rates and Prices Up: U.S. Housing Market Heats Up

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ The national housing market is getting stronger as potential buyers keep their eyes on interest rates destined to climb higher. If you’re shopping for a Salt Lake City home for sale, don’t wait until the market rebounds completely or you’ll end […]

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Park City, Deer Valley Homes Selling Faster in 2013 Q2

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ Park City and Deer Valley homes sold more than 50 percent faster during the second quarter of 2013 compared to the same time period in 2012. In 2012 homes remained on the market a median 131 days. In 2013 the median […]

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Thumbs Up: Utah 2013 Q2 Stats are In, Looking Good

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate SLBR 2012 ‘Salesperson of the Year’ Utah home sales continued to increase during the 2013 second quarter. Residential property sales were up 14.47 percent overall and the median selling price jumped 14.72 percent. The Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service (WFR-MLS) reported 9,904 homes sold in the […]

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