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October 2012

Found 10 blog entries for October 2012.

Searching for a spacious condo with a central location in the middle of Park City?

Then check out this Saddle Townhome! This Park Meadows condo is within a quick walk to the Park City bus route, post office, restaurants and shopping.

The Saddle Townhomes are located just one street away from Park Avenue and don’t come on the market often as only 16 of these townhomes were built in the late 1970’s.

655 Saddle View Way is a 3 bedroom, 5 bathroom unit with 2,595 square feet of space.

This unit has come on the market for $474,900. It is bank owned, but has been nicely kept up and does offer upgrades in the kitchen, living area, master bedroom and master bath.

Many Park City condos have only a one car garage – this one provides a two car garage

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Park City is not only home to three world class ski resorts in Park City Mountain, Deer Valley Resort and Canyons Resort – but according to Ski Magazine, Park City is also home to one of the best ski swaps in the United States!

The 40th Annual Park City Ski Swap begins next Friday, November 2 and continues through November 3 and 4th at Kimball Junction’s Basin Recreation Field House.

As one of the oldest ski swaps in the Mountain West, the Park City Ski Swap offers a wide selection of equipment, including skis, boots, poles, snowboards, clothing and more.

While the swap offers high-end new equipment, if you’ve got old equipment you are looking to upgrade – you can sell used equipment up to five years old.

Dates and Hours

Equipment

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Although rain and snow are in the forecast tonight, the weather is looking great for enjoying Park City’s fall colors this weekend.

Take advantage of the beautiful Wasatch Mountain foliage in the next few weeks at Canyons Resort’s Freeride Fall Celebration.

Canyons will be spinning its Red Pine Gondola the next two weekends, Thursday through Sunday, to wrap up fall operations.

Enjoy hiking or biking underneath brilliant red Maples and bright yellow Aspens before enjoying great deals at resort restaurants.

During Freeride Fall, Canyons is offering:

• Two for one tickets to its popular new Bike Park
• Bike Park pass holders that bring a friend will receive half price on Bike Park Tickets
• $2 tacos at Red Pine Lodge
• Incredible Food &

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Park City’s real estate market has sure made up ground over the past quarter! As I mentioned last week, 3rd Quarter Statistics presented by the Park City Board of Realtors came in with a few impressive surprises.

The town’s property sales were up 4 percent for the quarter while median real estate prices (including homes, condos and lots) increased 11 percent.

In addition to property sales and pricing increasing, vacant lots hit hard by the recession have gone up in price by 19 percent.

Another good sign that Park City’s real estate market has stabilized and is on the rise are the decrease of distressed properties such as short sales and foreclosures. A year ago, 3rd Quarter distressed sales made up 27 percent of Park City’s market sales. During

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If you are searching for the luxury of Deer Valley just steps away from Park City Mountain – Silver Star at Park City Mountain should top your list. What began as one of the most prominent mines in the Park City area was recently turned into a stunning condominium project combining ski-in/ski out access with ultimate luxury and stunning scenery.

Typically the most sought-after units in prime location to the amenities are snatched up quickly. However, I was just tipped off on Silver Star Townhome #902 and this is a deal that is almost too good to be true.

Silver Star 902 is a gorgeous 3 bedroom, 4 bed unit with one of the most sought after locations in the complex. This 1,986 square foot condo is located near Silver Star’s popular amenities and

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The highly anticipated Park City Board of Realtors 3rd Quarter Statistics report was released last week and held some good news!

While the general consensus has been that the Park City real estate market is moving in the right direction over the past nine months, it’s reassuring to see numbers rolling in the right direction. We got off to a slow start in January, but from February to September of 2013 – we’ve seen the highest number of pending sales since the height of the market in 2007.

What does this mean for pricing? Well pricing trends for the 3rd Quarter are similar to the 2nd Quarter – some areas and property types have seen pricing rise while others have decreased.

Overall – closed sales of Park City “In-Town” homes (which includes Deer

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If your searching for a Deer Valley real estate opportunity with all the bells and whistles, check out this 5 bedroom, 6 bath home in The Oaks at Deer Valley!

At $1,550,000 – this 5,393 square foot property is priced to sell and will be sold mostly furnished! The living area offers stunning, unobstructed mountain views and an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Three master suites accommodate guests comfortably with privacy and luxury.

Once the snow starts flying, you’ll enjoy this home as much as in the summer months. In addition to a heated driveway outside – radiant heat throughout the interior of the house will keep you toasty as you move from room to room. Plus, the 1,000 square foot garage will park three large cars and easily store your

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If an open, contemporary floor plan, proximity to Deer Valley and easy access to Historic Main Street are all high on your list for the perfect Park City real estate venture – consider this 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom Solamere property.

This beautiful lower Deer Valley home has been immaculately kept up and its 3,280 square feet offers a perfect combination of privacy and comfort.

Priced at $995,000, this home features a large living area with ceiling to wall-length windows, a cozy family room, formal and informal dining areas, a large kitchen, office, custom-built book shelves, five bedrooms (including an oversized master bedroom with a private deck) and an spacious three-car garage.

Additionally, you won’t need to worry about re-roofing as the home

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Ski Magazine’s annual list of top resorts is set to release later this month but a sneak peak has sent a buzz through Park City, Utah!

Deer Valley Resort has ranked #1 in this annual skier survey each season since 2007/08. Park City Mountain Resort has also ranked highly in past years with a #6 overall ranking in 2011/12.

Meanwhile, Canyons Resort has steadily climbed the rankings in past years – garnering a #16 overall place in 2011/12.

Orange Bubble Express @ Canyons Resort
Photo: Scott Markewitz

This year Park City residents and fans of the town’s newest resort were excited to hear that Canyons has cracked the upper echelon of United States Ski Resorts with a #10 ranking in 2012/13.

The Canyons Resort Village improvements, new

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Park City has lived up to its reputation of having an outstanding education program. This week, Park City students were honored by Utah Governor Gary Herbert, who granted the school the distinction of becoming the top Advance Placement (AP) school in the state.

Real estate investors searching western ski towns for a primary residence will find Park City offers unparalleled recreational opportunities, savory dining establishments, unlimited shopping options, convenient transportation and three world-class ski resorts are all within a convenient 10-minute distance.

However, families must also consider the quality of education their children will receive in a small town off the beaten path. Park City residents enjoy not only one of the finest public

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