The numbers for the housing market in Salt Lake showed growth in the fourth quarter, much as they have throughout the year. Homes are commanding higher sales prices and spending less time on the market—even as the number of sales dipped. Here’s a deeper dive into the numbers and what they mean for both home buyers and sellers in Salt Lake.
A brand new year has arrived. That means the fun winter activities available in Salt Lake have only just begun. We put together this list of some of the best events and activities to do in and around Salt Lake. Do some or all of the activities on this list and let us know which were your favorites!
Salt Lake homes received some pretty impressive listings this year. Let’s take a look at some of the most expensive listings currently on the market in Salt Lake.
The holidays are a time for giving, singing, eating, and celebrating with friends and family. There are many great opportunities to enjoy the season with events around Salt Lake that include holiday decorations, listening to your favorite holiday music, and watching spectacular performances at some of the area’s most cherished venues.
Shopping locally in Salt Lake helps our economy, supports small businesses and it feels good too. It’s also the best way to find unique gifts for friends and family. We encourage you to support local businesses in Salt Lake this holiday season.
The year-end holidays are an excellent time to reach out to local charities that need our help to do their work. This includes religious organizations and nonprofits that feed the hungry and provide clothing and shelter to those who are struggling. It’s not just financial help that these organizations need to operate. They need human power too.
The third-quarter housing market numbers are good news for sellers in Salt Lake City. These numbers, along with the low interest on home mortgages and low state taxes in Utah, mean the housing market should remain healthy at least in the short term if not longer. This makes it a good time for current homeowners to upgrade or downsize and for first-time buyers to shop for their dream home in Salt Lake.
Buying a home is a major life event and it can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. There’s a lot to know—especially for first-time buyers. Thankfully, you won’t be alone in the process. Your real estate agent will be a valuable resource as you navigate the market and negotiate the sales price. That said, the more information you have about the process, the better prepared you’ll be.
The scenic beauty of the Salt Lake area is a thing to behold any time of year, however, fall is even more special. The autumn foliage that begins spreading over the mountains and through the canyons is truly exceptional. Many hiking trails and driving routes await you, but not only that, the towns in and around Salt Lake County offer fun family-friendly activities to help you enjoy the season.
Owning your own home has many benefits. For one, you’ve made a financial investment in something that will more than likely increase in value over time. That said, many things can go wrong including leaky roofs, corroded pipes, and appliances that break down.