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Utah’s Housing Shortage: How Did We Get Here?

By Lana Ames | Oct 6, 2020

When the pandemic first began there was a sense of concern for the real estate market as fears of another market crash arose. Earlier in the year, we did see a dip in the market locally and nationwide. We are now seeing a surge. Why is this happening? Well, it is a combination of a […]

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Safe Halloween Celebrations for 2020

By Lana Ames | Oct 6, 2020

By now, nearly everyone has heard that the CDC is discouraging traditional trick-or-treating practices this year. Even though we can’t do the usual door-to-door routine, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate. After all, Halloween is a time for connecting with your community, and there is certainly more than one way to do that! […]

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Utah Soaring to New Heights with Updated Salt Lake International Airport

By Lana Ames | Sep 24, 2020

At 5 a.m. on September 15th, 2020, the early morning silence was broken by the sound of cheers and jet engines. This was the day of the grand opening of the brand new, $4.1 billion Salt Lake City International Airport. This marks a new chapter of travel for those coming and going to the Salt […]

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10 Tips To Stage Your Home to Sell

By Lana Ames | Sep 4, 2020

Staging your home is a way to get it ready to be seen by buyers to make them fall in love.  It is an easy way to increase the likelihood of your home selling quickly.  Staging is an effective method to get it closer to the standards and expectations people have about homes.    First […]

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Easy Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

By Lana Ames | Aug 12, 2020

First impressions are always a big deal, whether it’s a job interview, a first date, or even a home that you are looking to buy. The exterior of a home is the first thing that a buyer sees when looking at your home. Here are a few easy ways that you can improve your home’s […]

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The Gardner Report – Park City – 2020 Second Quarter

By Lana Ames | Aug 3, 2020

The following analysis of select neighborhoods in the Park City real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you in making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent.  […]

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What is Pioneer Day?

By Lana Ames | Jul 13, 2020

For new Utahns, there is one day of the year that may be a bit confusing and overwhelming because people take to the streets and everything else shuts down with no explanation. That day is coming up soon. It’s July 24th, better known as “Pioneer Day.” The day is full of celebrations that are deep-seated […]

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Best Summer Outdoor Activities in Utah

By Lana Ames | Jun 8, 2020

One of the best things about Utah is the exceptional access to outdoor recreation. Many of us have hiking and biking trails right outside our doors (or within a 30 minute drive of our house).  Here are a few of our favorite activities that you can do solo or bring along some family and friends! […]

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Summer Home Maintenance: A Guide

By Lana Ames | May 4, 2020

We know it can be difficult to know when to do all of those home maintenance tasks. With summer at our heels her in Utah, here is a guide to the top home maintenance tasks to complete in summer. Inspect Air Conditioners – You know how hot it can get here in Utah. Perks of […]

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