Posts Categorized: Home Buying in Park City

How Interest Rates Affect Purchasing Power

It’s no secret that interest rates impact a home buyer’s purchasing power. But how great an effect, exactly, do interest rates have? Take this example. Let’s say that you qualify for a Principal & Interest (P&I) monthly payment of $1,200—not including taxes, homeowner’s insurance, and mortgage insurance. The purchase details are: $295,000 sales price $1,200… Read more »

Park City Real Estate Market Continues to Grow

Maybe it’s the fact that Park City is home to the largest ski resort in the United States, and you can literally ride a lift from the slopes to town. Or the epic singletrack lined with wildflowers, traversing our mountains from Deer Valley to Canyons. And a little indie film festival called Sundance. And the amazing restaurants. And—before… Read more »

That’s a Wrap!

2016 is in the bag. Thank you to my clients, Hau Le and Susan Barnes, for providing my final two closings of the year. CPC By-the-Numbers: Transactions: 37 Deserving Non-Profits Supported: 25 Total Volume Sold: $24.5-million Though I operate within the Park City luxury real estate environment, one of my most memorable properties sold this year was Scott… Read more »

2016 Park City Year End Report

  Ask as you shall receive. Here is an update on the real estate market in the greater Park City area for last year. The numbers speak for themselves and you can find them in the Summit Sotheby’s International Realty’s 2016 Report here. Here are some of the main takeaways from the report: Greater Park City… Read more »

Collections Magazine I Utah’s Luxury Real Estate Magazine Winter 2017

Unveiled today. I am proud to reveal our newest edition of the Collections Magazine for Summit Sotheby’s International Realty. It has been revamped throughout with a new look and feel, including a beautiful fashion editorial. It is truly our best edition yet thanks to our unmatched marketing team. Look for my listings on pages 58,… Read more »

The Holiday Season in Park City

There are many reminders throughout the year that Park City is, truly, a small town, and the holiday season is definitely one of them. As visitors fly in to celebrate the holiday season in Park City, the town steps up to welcome them all. Park City offers events throughout December that blend tourists and locals… Read more »

Local Ski Area Details: Opening Dates and Pass Information

Photo credit: Eric Schramm Photography An unseasonably warm and dry November has made opening dates for area ski resorts a bit of a moving target, but everyone in town has been cheered on by the recent snow and colder temps, giving the ski areas a chance to play catch-up via snowmaking. Park City Mountain has… Read more »

Top 10 Loan Approval Taboos

Make sure nothing gets in the way of achieving your home financing goals. Some loan approval taboos may seem obvious, but others not so much. Check out this list to make sure that you avoid the top 10 loan approval taboos during the process of buying a new home. Co-sign on any debt with relatives or friends…. Read more »

Roadmap to Optimizing Credit Score

Everyone wants a great score but most don’t understand the ins and outs of optimizing credit score. Knowing the elements of a credit score and implementing a few basic ideas can give you a 40-100-point boost. There are three credit bureaus: TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian. They use a different matrix to calculate your credit score depending… Read more »