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About Park CityGet out there
August 2, 2017

A Wonderful Walker’s Guide to Park City

Long-time local and retired physician, Beverly Hurwitz, has published a gem of a book!  Park City locals will certainly want to grab a copy for the home library and get busy dog-earring its pages.  Even if you think you know Park City well, you’ll never really know it until you walk…
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About Park CityHistory of Park City
July 26, 2017

Park City Past and Present

The American West has a rich and colorful past.  Park City’s heyday as a bustling mining town holds an important place in the annals of the western experience. There’s silver in these hills!  The discovery of rich silver veins in 1868 in the hills above what is today Park City,…
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About Park CityHistory of Park City
July 26, 2017

Park City Puts the Life in “Lifestyle”

  Park City, Utah is part of the eastern region of the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains known as the Wasatch Back.  “Wasatch” is a Ute Indian word that means “mountain pass” or “low pass over high range.” Park City has evolved from a turn-of-the-century mining town into a…
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Merchant NewsSpecial Events
June 2, 2017

GOT ART?

Special Incentive for our VIPs Have you been to J GO GALLERY on Main Street? Known for showcasing contemporary, original art for the modern west, this popular local gallery plans to celebrate the summer solstice with a group show on Friday, July 28th.  If you can't wait til then you…
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Park City Development
April 29, 2017

Park City’s Newest Neighborhood: Park City Heights

Park City Heights is an exciting new residential development within the boundaries of the Park City School District consisting of 239 homes with an attainable housing plan (a mix of market rate and affordable housing homes and townhomes).  It's located just out of town, south of Route 248 (Kearns Boulevard) off of…
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Old TownPark City Neighborhood Spotlight
April 29, 2017

OLD TOWN – HEART OF PARK CITY

The Silver Star Development I sat down with my friend Rory Murphy, a prominent Park City developer and former resident of Old Town, to talk about the neighborhood and get filled in on his newest project near the resort, called King's Crown.  Rory loves Old Town and views it as the…
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Home Ownership
April 27, 2017

From the Brokers Notebook: Are You in a Flood Zone?

Have you heard the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is updating flood maps in Summit County?  Once the maps are revised some residents & business owners will find their flood status may have changed.  Adversely impacted property owners have received notices from Matt Cassle with the city.  Affected areas include Daly…
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When the Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates, Do Mortgage Rates Rise?
Financing
April 25, 2017

When the Fed Raises Interest Rates, Do Mortgage Rates Rise? 

By Gregory Cutt Whenever you hear the media talk about the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates, the first thing they say is mortgage rates will rise.  However, this is not always the case.  When the Federal Reserve increases rates, they raise the Fed Funds rate, which is the rate banks…
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Home OwnershipRemodeling
April 24, 2017

Park City Remodeling Trends with Ron Blase

Ron Blase of Blase Carpentry stopped by this weekend to give us a brief primer on remodeling trends in Park City. Ron is finding his jobs are very often kitchen and bathroom remodels.  That in itself is nothing new; those 2 rooms typically see the most change. What's different, he says, is a…
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Neighborhood Market PulseSilver Creek
March 16, 2017

4th Quarter Market Pulse – Silver Creek

Summary: Equestrian friendly Silver Creek Estates is one of Park City’s more rural neighborhoods with big panoramic views of the ski areas. Lot sizes range from under an acre to over 10 acres and many properties have horse facilities including barns, corrals and arenas. The newest subdivision is East Creek…
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