Fake Realtor scams Children and their Parents

Ever peruse Craigslist for a new home? Nothing against Craigslist for doing that, but that’s where Coty Houston and David Yost happened to find a very alluring four-bed home for sale; looked perfect for their five young kids....more

Nice (Furniture) Package

When you’re buying homes to live in full time, you typically furnish those homes over time. You may have your grandmother’s buffet, the end tables you bought in California, the new dining room table. And as you move you buy or sell pieces to fit your needs and tastes. When you buy a vacation or investment home in a different area, odds are SO VERY GOOD that you aren’t going to bother with shipping things out to furnish it....more

Someone Point Me to the Greenest Grass

Image Credit: Jenny Dunn Pray...more

Halloween Street: Daly Ave, Park City, Utah

Halloween in Park City, Utah, is not a holiday to be trifled with. Perhaps you remember the Halloween Hoards of 2013 or Halloween 2014: The Candy Apocalypse. Evidence of our Halloween enthusiasm is present throughout town, but for me, Daly Ave. in Old Town shines the brightest. Some homes are adorable and charming....more

3 Reasons You Should Buy Your Own Home

Except you live under the rocks, you should have come across one of the many debates online (and even offline) on whether it’s better to buy a house or to just rent one. Obviously, the debates aren’t ending anytime soon and each side of the divide has some valid arguments.But me? I’ve always been an advocate of buying your own house....more

Big Views and Fancy Fixtures at a Preserve Estate

Have I mentioned how lovely fall in Park City is? The air–if it can be so–is crisper. The light is warm and rosy and lays sideways in the afternoons. The leaves are golden across the valley. And let’s just say evening open house event attendance is quite high because who wouldn’t want to drink in as many moments of this as you possibly could:...more

View Had Me Like Whoa: 7815 Falcon Ct in Park City, Utah

I frequently see homes upwards of $5M that are terrible. (The Mo’ Money principle.) The higher the price tag, often the more specific the home and the less agreeable it will be to a larger number of people. You can see why: if you’re going to own a home that expensive it’d better be exactly the way you want it....more

Metal artichokes and anthropomorphism: Open House Rundown 8/19/15

So every Wednesday is Open House Tour day. All 1,000 or so agents of the Park City  (Utah) Board of Realtors have the chance to hold their properties open for the other agents (and clients or visitors). Here are the features that caught my attention when I toured. If you’d like to come with me or receive the open house report every week, send me a quick email! Clicking on the images will bring you to the listing for as long as it’s still for sale. And for more of what I saw, visit my Flickr Open House album....more

Vermont Real Estate 2014 Overview

Another year is almost at its end and we’re trying to get an idea about the real estate market in Vermont. Located in the northeastern part of the United States, Vermont’s total land area measures 9,609 square miles, including 333 square miles of water area. All year round, you have magnificent scenery and lots of activities to choose from, from trekking to skiing.Overall 2014 tendencies...more

9 Ways to sell your House safely

Selling your house can spell a lot of trouble whether you do it yourself or hire a real estate agent. Agents have little training on safety and security and home owners even less so. Here are safety tips....more