Posts Categorized: Homeowner Info

10 Ways Locals Can Sundance in 2019

The annual Sundance Film Festival can be a love-it-or-hate-it event. Originally called the Utah/US Film Festival, Sundance first struck Park City in August of 1978 and was in part spearheaded by Robert Redford. Today, it’s one of the biggest events in Utah and draws film industry members and filmgoers from all over the world—well over… Read more »

Winter is Coming: Get Your Home Ready for the Cold

Ski passes? Check. Snow tires? Quadruple check. Winterizing your home? We often forget that our houses also require some pre-winter love. A few simple steps can make your home safer, more durable, and warmer as the cold approaches. Nobody wants to head into 10-degree overnight lows with a heating system that’s on the fritz! I checked… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Park City Brewery

Park City Brewery is a place-based brewery if there ever was one. Its branding takes cues from the boldly hued outdoor brands that so many of us depend upon for our adventures in Park City. Its lineup includes higher octane brews (looking at you, Imperial Pilsner) for rowdy mountain nights, as well as four session… Read more »

5 Nonprofits to Support for Live PC Give PC 2018

It’s almost my favorite time of year again. No, I’m not talking about Thanksgiving, Opening Day at Deer Valley, or Christmas (although these are all close runners’ up). I mean Live PC Give PC, the day when Park City comes together to show our nonprofits some love. How much love? Over two million dollars worth… Read more »

Selling Properties Like No Other

  To those who value the unique, Summit Sotheby’s International Realty is the local real estate provider that offers unrivaled access to qualified people and distinctive properties around the world. When you list your property with Summit Sotheby’s International Realty, you get a true international brand that can offer you the best exposure, whether online… Read more »

Investing in Your Home: Why Attic Insulation is Such a Popular Improvement

There are a number of ways to make your home more energy efficient and save money. Among the best options is attic insulation. The high value of the investment is due not only to the fact that it increases a home’s value for more than the cost of installation, but also because of the lower energy… Read more »

Staging and Photography to Sell

In June, I shared 5 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster, one point being staging your home. I recently had the pleasure of working for one of my favorite repeat clients who have such impeccable taste and style that their home required zero work to present it to market. Their home sold in a week. They are the exception…. Read more »

Thinking About Going Solar in Utah? Think Fast …

As you may have heard, changes are coming down the pike when it comes to going solar in Utah. This fall, Rocky Mountain Power will adjust the way it pays residential and commercial customers for the energy their solar systems produce. We’re also going to see a decrease in the state tax credit for solar… Read more »

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

You probably checked your mailbox recently to find a notice about your home’s property taxes from Summit County. Did the amount the county assessed your home for seem low or high? If the county has under-assessed your house, fear not. This has no bearing on the actual market value and only means that you’ll be… Read more »