by Monique Higginson | May 29, 2018 | Market STATS
According to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors, Salt Lake County has seen a 50% increase in overall housing prices since 2011. When looking back on 2017 there was a 10% increase in the average cost of a single-family home but the number of homes sold from 2016 to 2017 went down. Inferring less inventory with more demand. The first month of 2018 has seen similar carry over from 2017. As demand increases, the cost of homes will continue to climb. Utah Real Estate is projecting a 7-8% price increase in 2018. Estimating the median single-family home sale price at $350,000. Check out the full report here.
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by Monique Higginson | May 18, 2018 | Relocating to Salt Lake City, Relocating to Utah, Relocation Guide, Salt Lake City
Relocating can complicated and stressful. There are a lot of pieces to coordinate – from buying a home, to packing, to moving, to little details like getting a new driver’s license and filling out change of address forms. We get it. That is why you want to work with a real estate relocation agent to help you navigate all the complicated challenges that come with moving across the country.
Here are 3 things that a real estate relocation agent can help you with:
1. They can help you narrow down your search.
If you are house hunting in a city you don’t know it can be hard to narrow down which neighborhoods are a good fit your your lifestyle and personality. These things are beyond just bedroom and bathroom count.
For example you:
Like living in the heart of the city and restaurants, concerts and nightlife are important to you
Need a yard for pets / kids
Don’t want a long commute, so need something close to you office
Would rather not have to worry about major upkeep or don’t have time to do any remodeling and so would prefer a new home
Love to cook/entertain and not only want a nice kitchen but would like to be close to a local farmers market and specialty shops
Prefer to commute via bike of public transportation
You like to go running or hiking outside and would like easy access to trails
A real estate relocation agent can help tailor your search to an area that is will fit YOU.
2. A real estate relocation agent doesn’t just know the market, they know people
As you are house hunting, a real estate relocation expert can help you with other resources all well.
Their relationships can save you time, money and hassle.
3. They can help you find all the *hidden* gems
Every city has hidden nooks and corners that take time to get to know. A real estate relocation agent can give you an insider’s perspective to make you feel right at home.
They can tell you about things like:
Find additional relocation resources and our tips for relocating to Salt Lake City HERE:
Looking to relocate to Salt Lake City Utah? Market Source Real Estate can help. We’ve assisted multiple delighted clients with their relocation and move. Give us a call today! 801.810.6773