In Utah County Real Estate, The Thing That’s Hardest to Buy

In Utah County Real Estate, The Thing That’s Hardest to Buy The artist who conceived and painted the opening scene in Disney’s masterpiece, Pinocchio, was an old-world perfectionist. The opening shot was to employ an imaginative technical breakthrough that made it appear that the audience was swooping down out of the night sky into Geppetto’s... Continue Reading →

Luxury Home Ownership Gets Fractional

Luxury Home Ownership Gets Fractional Utah County readers won’t be surprised to learn that anyone able to afford a multimillion-dollar vacation property is likely to be fairly adept at math. It turns out that an emerging trend in the highest end of the vacation home market also calls for some familiarity with fractions. Closing out... Continue Reading →

For Utah County Homes, their Own New Year’s Resolutions!

For Utah County Homes, their Own New Year’s Resolutions!  If you are over the age of 12, you’ve probably developed a healthy skepticism about New Year’s resolutions. Or at least the life expectancy any one of them can anticipate. But whether or not the good intentions they signify live past Groundhog’s Day, they do, at... Continue Reading →

Why Shouldn’t You Buy Your Utah County House with Cash?

Why Shouldn’t You Buy Your Utah County House with Cash? It’s a tempting scenario: after succeeding in gathering a substantial trove of cash, you find your Utah County dream house—and sit down to write out a check for the entire agreed-upon sum, buying it outright! The future looks like ultra-smooth sailing, financially speaking. No mortgage... Continue Reading →

For Utah County House Hunters, “Location” Saying Abides

For Utah County House Hunters, “Location” Saying Abides The wry observation that “the three most important things in real estate are location, location, and location” has been around for the better part of a century. The wisdom of that wisecrack is still undeniable—including for when it comes to buying Utah County homes. It is, after... Continue Reading →

What One Utah County Listing Detail Has to do with Hong Kong

What One Utah County Listing Detail Has to do with Hong Kong Our Utah County listings contain one figure that’s quite useful for apples-to-apples comparisons of the properties being offered. This one is quietly tucked away beneath the more prominent pieces of information. It doesn’t usually draw much attention, although it probably deserves more. And... Continue Reading →

Utah County Listing “Hero Shots” that Come Once in a Blue Moon

The “hero shot” is what advertising agency folks call a photograph that makes a product the “star” of its surrounding layout. The product can be a cereal box or a Mack truck—large or small; it doesn’t matter. The important thing is that the product appears at its most appealing. In local real estate terms, the... Continue Reading →

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