December 2012

There are 4 blog entries for December 2012.

Sorry, foreclosure fans.  This game is just getting harder and harder!

For the third straight quarter, the percentage of distress sales in the Park CIty marketplace dropped again.  Down from a high of over 33% of sales being distressed, in the third quarter of 2012, only 13.81% of sales were distressed.

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Click on the chart above to see the whole Park City Distress Sale report...

Our friend Rick Klein at Wells Fargo Mortgage in Park City performs an extensive analysis of the Park City distress sale market each quarter.  You can download his most recent research masterpiece here!

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What makes Park City a great community and a town you want to live and own real estate in?  So many things- some of which you may not know about…

 Incredibly affordable, easy access for of all local kids to participate in snow sports. 

When my family moved to Park City in the fall of 1981, I was eleven and my family was thrilled to learn that full season ski passes were available to Park City School District Students at Park City Ski Area for only $98.00.  These were full season passes without blackout days or other restrictions- just a pass to get on the mountain and at a price every parent could afford.  The ski areas knew that encouraging kids to be on the mountain skiing likely meant continued participation in the sport for years to come – not

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Ski in/Ski out of Historic Old Town

dsc01324_400 Ski access in the winter, hiking and biking trails in the summer.  The Skier Bridge crosses Park Avenue in the middle of the photo. 

Most ski towns have a main street or downtown area where most of the town’s shopping, dining, and nightlife occurs.  Obviously, communities with skiing also feature many ski in and ski out properties.   Most ski town visitors or property owners generally pay a premium to have convenient access to either.  

dsc01328_400 The Bridge to Somewhere very fun... Ski access in the heart of Park City. 
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Park City offers real estate blessed with the ideal combination of both ski in, ski out access via the Town Lift  and runs operated by Park City Mountain Resort  and direct access to Main Street. 

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Great Park City Schools.    

Schools are an integral part of any community.  Great schools create value for students and enrich their lives.  A school district with an established tradition of excellence also adds value to the real estate inside the school district. 

What makes Park City schools great, sets Park City Schools apart from others and makes Park City a town you want to live and own real estate in?  So many things- some of which you may not know about…

Like- The Jeremy Ranch Jumpers. 

Jeremy Ranch Elementary is one of four elementary schools within the Park City School District.  Two days a week, over 70 of Jeremy’s students (enrollment is around 500 students, K-5) arrive to school 45 minutes early.  They’re not forced out of bed by

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