Smart Home
March 16, 2018

Daylight Savings & Smoke Alarms: Outmoded Routines

Did you overhear people disputing the benefits and drawbacks of Daylight Savings Time this month? I sense a growing sentiment that DST is as an outmoded routine whose time has passed. Personally, I'm in favor of it and hope Utah never changes. That extra hour of daylight gives me more time…
Home Ownershiptaxes
March 13, 2018

Tax Reform: What it Means for Homeowners

Tax Reform and Home Ownership Back in the late fall when the U.S. House and Senate were putting forth their versions of tax reform it was looking like proposed changes would mostly benefit big business, and hurt homeowners. Property tax deductions and the ability to take a mortgage interest deduction were going to…
Home OwnershipRemodeling
February 6, 2018

6 Reasons Why Luxury Vinyl Flooring is Trending

The International Builders Show was last month in Orlando, Florida.  The show is sponsored by the National Association of Home Builder’s (NAHB), and attracts building industry professionals from around the globe.  Attendees were tasked with taking in over two dozen football fields’ worth of building manufacturers’ wares.  A product article I…
Home OwnershipRemodeling
November 9, 2017

Home Focus: Smart Upgrade

Parkites come from all over the country but one thing we have in common is the choice to make Park City our new home.  We’re okay with long winters because with it comes the "Greatest Snow on Earth".  And we’re an outdoorsy group in general, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want…
Home Ownership
November 7, 2017

Tucking Up For Winter in the Mountains

Preparing Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Efficiency Seasons have distinct energies. Autumn is a time of diligent preparation. Animals instinctively know to start prepare for winter. They spend days foraging, eating extra food, tucking away food stores and readying nests or dens for winter. As the evenings shorten and cool,…
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…