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Website Created To Help To Keep Park City Mountain Resort Open

By diana
Aug 21, 2014

Park City Mountain Resort created a new website and PR campaign to petition others to help keep the Resort open for the upcoming winter season.  They took a huge ad out in the Park City Record saying they are prepared to make an immediate rent payment to Vail in excess of fair rental value to use the upper ski terrain for the coming season.  In exchange they want Vail to stay the eviction through the next ski season.

Park City Mountain Resort also created a website:  encouraging the local community and visitors to go there to support their desire to keep Park City open.


Park City Chef Featured On Today Show

By diana
Aug 20, 2014

riverhorseSeth Adams the chef /owner of the Riverhorse On Main restaurant located on Main Street in Park City, was featured this week on the Today Show!  He did a cooking segment for Meatless Monday's making crabs cakes with corn and avocado relish.  Riverhorse on Main is a very popular and highly rated restaurant in Park City that has been around many years.

Congrats to Seth for being on the show, and check out the segment by clicking the link below:

Big Winter Predicted For Northern Utah

By diana
Aug 19, 2014

Have you booked your Utah winter vacation yet? According to this weather blog our friend El Nino is planning a visit…which means more of that legendary Utah powder this ski season!  Here's hoping that it comes true!  See the full winter forecast for Northern Utah by clicking the link below:

snow in Park City

Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Tip Of The Week: Investing In Real Estate

By Delia Reece
Aug 18, 2014

deer valley bathroomAs we all have witnessed over the past decade, the real estate industry is very cyclical.  What goes up, at some point will go down, and vice-versa. A downturn can motivate some experienced investors to take advantage of a golden opportunity and acquire property at a good price, with hopes of making a profit in the future. The potential for income and tax savings can also make investment property attractive.

Whether it’s commercial property, a Park City or Deer Valley primary residence , 2nd home or rental; if you are thinking of investing in real estate, it’s important to get professional advice before you buy.

Working with a Park City REALTOR® who specializes in investment properties can simplify the process tremendously. Your REALTOR® knows all the issues that are involved and can go over your investment goals with you to help you select a property that best meets your needs. Your REALTOR® can’t predict how much a particular property will appreciate, but can show you the direction of trends in your market area.

For rock solid advice on buying or selling real estate, call Craig Reece at 435-647-8017.  Craig has been a full time Park City resident since 1973 and a full time Park City real estate agent since 1978.

Park City Weekend Happenings August 15-17

By diana
Aug 15, 2014

This Saturday is the Park City Marathon and Half Marathon.  The racers start at Newpark Hotel at Kimball Junction and will be running through-out Park City.  Please be cautious of runners through-out the morning.  Here are a few other fun things happening this weekend:

Sundance Institute Summer Film Series - The Sundance Institute Summer Film Series will present a free screening of Campbell Scoot and Stanley Tucci's "Big Night," rated R at the City Park on Friday night at 9pm.  "Big Night," explores the American dream, success, and difficulties of relationships.

"Laughter on the 23rd Floor" - The Neil Simon Festival will present "Laughter on the 23rd Floor," at the Egyptian Theater on Main Street on Friday August 15th.  The play is based on Simon's days working as a writer for the TV program "Your Show of Shows," in the 1950s.  Curtain time is 8pm and tickets range from $19-$35.

Relevant Exhibit at the Kimball Art Center - The Kimball Art Center will present the 2013 Relevant exhibit in the Main Gallery through Sunday Oct. 26.  Friday opening is for members only and the is then open to the public starting Saturday.  For more info visit:

fiveforfightingSt. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert - This Saturday at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater, the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Night Concert featuring Five for Fighting and opening artist Austin Wolfe will begin at 7pm.  Five for Fighting is a multi-platinum-selling artist with several Top ten hits. Austin Wolfe is a Park City local who was featured on season 14 of American Idol.  Tickets are $40.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!



Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Best Buy Of The Week: Cedar Draw Home

By Delia Reece
Aug 14, 2014

This week our Park City real estate best buy of the week is a updated home located in the coveted Sun Peak area and Cedar Draw subdivision.  Sun Peak offers  amazing amenities including:  a pool, tennis, clubhouse, and trails.  It is also very close to the Canyons ski resort and the shops and restaurants of the Newpark/Redstone area.

This 6 bedroom 4 bath home sits on .30 acres and is just over 4400 square feet.  What really sets it apart is the large wrap around deck off the main level that perfectly showcases the views of all three ski resorts and is the perfect place for outdoor relaxing and entertaining.  The open main level has large vaulted ceilings that goes into the beautifully remodeled kitchen.  The large master suite has great views and a recently remodeled master bath.  There is also a lower level family room and additional walk out with a covered patio.

Factor in the mature landscaping, 3 car garage, and new roof put in earlier this year and this is a true best buy in Park City!  The price was just dropped yesterday to $1,299,000!  Please contact us at 1-435-647-8020 for more information on this home or any real estate in Park City or Deer Valley.

Click the link below to see more photos and information:

*Photo courtesy of  Summit Sotheby's

Amazing Views from this Park City Home!
















Best Restaurants In Salt Lake City

By diana
Aug 13, 2014

salt-lake-restaurantsFrom ethnic to farm-to-table, Salt Lake City has a growing roster of foodie havens. Being only 25 minutes away from Park City, it is an easy drive to  venture out and try some restaurants in the city. In the last year, Salt Lake City has finally been acknowledged as a thriving gastronomical hub by USA Today, New York Times, and Urban Spoon.   While this came as no surprise to us, it’s rewarding to see the rest of America finally catching on to Salt Lake’s second-to-none restaurant culture. In homage to the city’s diverse offerings we asked our real estate professionals which were their favorite haunting spots for high-quality calories.

Best All-Around Restaurant: The Copper Onion

Best Asian Fusion: Naked Fish

Best Classy Spot: Bambara

Best Casual Spot: Plum Alley

Best Mexican: Red Iguana

Best Restaurant featuring Local Ingredients: Forage

Best Seafood: Market Street Grill

Best Indian: Bombay House

Best Deli: Feldman’s Deli

Best Greek: Aristo’s

Best Pub: Red Rock Brewing Company

Best Brunch: Caffe Niche

Best New Discovery: Pago

Best Tea: Tea Grotto

Best Coffee: Publik

Park City Moose Sighting August 2nd

By Delia Reece
Aug 05, 2014

Craig and I were hiking behind Jupiter Peak at the Park City ski resort and ran into 4 Bull Moose. We have never seen more than 2 Bull Moose together before. It was a treat !

Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Tip Of The Week: Home Generators: How Do You Choose?

By Delia Reece
Aug 04, 2014

park city home safetyWith weather getting wilder around the country, homeowners are taking steps to protect their homes and keep them running during stormy seasons. Home generators are a great solution against power outages.

When shopping for a generator, you will need to decide between one that runs on gasoline or propane. Propane generators tend to cost more to buy and set up because they have larger engines and more complicated storage systems. Also, depending on local fuel prices, propane tends to be a little more expensive to use than gas.

However, propane is a cleaner fuel - it emits 80% less carbon monoxide than gasoline. Not only is it better for the environment, cleaner fuel means that the engine lasts longer and it will start up more easily in the cold weather. Propane can be stored safely for an unlimited period of time because it doesn’t deteriorate like gasoline.

Before you decide between propane and gasoline, it’s wise to thoroughly research all the options that are available today. Fortunately here in Park City we have not had to deal with these types of emergencies. However; it is always good to repaired.

For rock solid advice on buying or selling real estate, call Craig Reece at 435-647-8017.  Craig has been a full time Park City resident since 1973 and a full time Park City real estate agent since 1978.

Park City Weekend Events Aug 1-3

By diana
Aug 01, 2014

This is going to be a very busy weekend for Park City, Utah!  The Kimball Arts Festival starts today and goes through Sunday so thousands of people will be here enjoying this annual event.  There is also a huge kids soccer tournament happening with about 400 teams here to compete!  Here are some things happening away from Main Street if you want to avoid the Arts Fest crowds:

disney in concertDeer Valley Music Festival - There are two great shows this weekend at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheater.  The Utah Symphony will be playing Disney in Concert: Tale As Old As Time,  Friday night beginning at 7pm.  Favorites from Frozen, Cinderella, Tangled, and more will make this fun for the whole family.  On Saturday night Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond Tribute with the Utah Symphony will also kick off at 7pm.  Enjoy all the excitement of Neil Diamond's music including: "Red Red Wine," "Forever in Blue Jeans," and "Sweet Caroline."

Free Concert At Canyons - Honey Island Swamp Band will play a free show at the Canyons Resort on Saturday at 6pm.

Fox School Of Wine - The Fox School of Wine will hold a class Saturday from 6pm-7:15pm at the Silver Baron Lodge in Lower Deer Valley.  Cost is $25 per person and you must be 21 to attend.  Come learn about wine while meeting new people! Please call 435-655-WINE to register.

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

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