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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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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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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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Neighborhood Market PulseOld Town
March 13, 2017

4th Quarter Market Pulse – Old Town

Summary: Old Town is our most unique and colorful neighborhood. Like many of Park City’s residential neighborhoods it is a mix of primary residents & second homes, but it has a fair number of condos and rental properties mixed in too. Old town has the smallest lots and the highest…
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Neighborhood Market PulsePinebrook
March 8, 2017

4th Quarter Market Pulse – Pinebrook

Summary: Pinebrook is one of Park City’s larger neighborhoods with over 700 homes and over 400 residential townhomes. Single family homes range from about 2000 sq ft to over 7500 sq ft. Values have increased about 10% per year, over the last 5 years. 2016 average $$ per sq ft…
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Neighborhood Market PulseSummit Park
March 8, 2017

4th Quarter Market Pulse – Summit Park

Summary: Due to a strong 2nd half, 2016 ended up being a very good year for Summit Park properties. Values have increased about 8% per year, over the last 5 years. 2016 average $$ per sq ft is slightly ahead of where the market was right before the economy crash…
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