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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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Curb Appeal a Big Deal for Salt Lake Home Buyers

by Joel Carson President/Principal Broker Utah Real Estate P.C. A Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report recently released by the National Association of Realtors rates exterior upgrades one of the best home improvement projects if you’re looking for a solid return on your Salt Lake home investment. Projects like siding, window and door replacements can help recover more […]

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Homes Selling Faster throughout Nation

Utah Home Inventory Follows National Trend by Joel Carson Homes on the national market are selling faster as the country’s inventory tightens. We’re still in a buyer’s market – and there are still some fantastic deals out there — but if you’re waffling about buying your new Utah home it’s time to make your move.By Joel Carson […]

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Experts Forecast US Housing Market

A May 17 Midyear Housing and Economic Outlook by National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun predicts increased home sales, home prices, and mortgage rates in 2013. On the fence about buying your new Park City home? Get off the fence and make your purchase now. Home prices will continue to increase through […]

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NAR Mid-Year Meeting Reviews State of Housing

By Joel Carson Investment home sales are helping sustain the housing market, according to the 2012 National Association of Realtors Housing and Economic Outlook released May 17 by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. The national housing market most certainly influences Utah home sales (and yes, Salt Lake home sales too). Timing is everything. Keep a […]

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Here Comes the Sun

National Economist Dubs Utah Homes for Sale an Increasingly Popular Commodity by Joel Carson Utah’s housing market is a shining example of economic recovery according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president of research for the National Association of Realtors. A Feb. 17 Ogden Standard Examiner article by staff writer Mitch Shaw chronicled Yun’s visit to Utah to present to Top […]

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