Park City Real Estate Blog

Park City Real Estate Best Buy: Rare Condo On Main Street

By Diana
Dec 07, 2016

Our Park City real estate best buy this week is a rare condo located at the top of Main Street.  This Park City condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and it located in the historic Jefferson House right next to Grappa Restaurant. You just step out your door to go to all the shops and restaurants on Main Street, and to catch the Main Street Trolley which can take you to the Town Lift for skiing or snowboarding for free!

This condo has the original stone work making it have a unique historic feel, but has also been totally remodeled with new kitchen, bathrooms, and lighting.  It would be a great rental with it's location and updated features, or just use it for family and friends.  There is also a dedicated parking spot on the Park Avenue side of the building for owners or guests.  There are only 5 units in the Jefferson House and we can not remember the last time one came onto the market!  So, act fast as this is a rare opportunity and for a great price.  See the price and more photos here:  Park City Condo For Sale

*Photo courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices

Old Town condo Modern and historic design comes together perfectly in this Old Town condo.

Two Big Snow Storms Headed For The Wasatch Mountains

By Diana
Dec 06, 2016

If the forecast is correct the Wasatch Mountains and Park City could see significant snow fall over the next 10 days.  According to reports two sets of atmospheric rivers will bring the region tremendous amounts of precipitation in that time.  Here is the very detailed report from Wasatch Snow Forecast:

Here's to many powder days ahead see you on the slopes!


7 Reasons Why Park City is America's Favorite Town

By Diana
Dec 05, 2016

The Huffington Post came out with a article last week not only agreeing with Park City's title of America's Favorite Town (bestowed by Travel + Leisure) but wholeheartly confirming the title is deserved and listing 7 reasons why!  We think it is best for you to read the article yourself and see why so many are coming to love this wonderful town!  Go Park City!

7 Reasons Why Park City is America's Favorite Town

Park City Main Street

Park City's Working To Become Net-Zero Energy

By Diana
Dec 01, 2016

Park City has been putting in a lot of work to become more energy efficient and release fewer greenhouse gas emissions.  Park City is among the top cities of the Georgetown University Energy Prize rankings, and is among the 50 national finalists.  The winner will be announced in January, and will win $5 Million in prize money.

Park City now gets 15 percent of power from renewable sources but expects that to ramp up to 67 percent by the end of next year, due to increase in utility-scale solar provided by Rocky Mountain Power.  The city of Park City has a goal of having a net-zero energy use for municipal operations by 2022.  Park City will son be getting six electric buses, the first of what will be about 50 electric busses in the next decade.

Park City and Summit County and also encouraging residents to switch to all LED bulbs.  At least over 10,000 light bulbs have been changed out so far.  In addition 95 families installed solar panels through the Mountain Town Community Solar Program.  All in all the Park City community has saved $5 million on their utility costs in the first 18 months of this effort!  Way to go Park City!

Park City at night


Deer Valley Resort Named The Best In The U.S.

By Diana
Nov 30, 2016

Deer Valley Resort was named "Best United States' Ski Resort" for the fourth year in a row by the World Ski Awards.  The awards celebrate "excellence in ski tourism" and were decided by more than two million votes garnered worldwide from ski tourism professionals.

Winners were celebrated at the 2016 Ski Oscars Gala Ceremony on November 19, 2016 at the Ski Oscars Award Gala Ceremony held in the legendary winter sports destination of Kitzbühel, Austria.  Deer Valley Resort Director of Sales Dirk Beal was there to accept the award on behalf of the Deer Valley Team.  Three other Park City establishments were honored with World Ski Awards honors as well.  Stein Eriksen Lodge won "Best U.S. Ski Hotel," Washington School House won "Best U.S. Ski Bountique Hotel, and Deer Field Estate in Deer Crest won "Best U.S. Ski Chalet."

Deer Valley is set to open this Saturday December 3rd.

Deer Valley Resort


Snow Coming Down In Park City!

By Diana
Nov 28, 2016

Utah’s legendary snow is coming down.  Four resorts are open with more turning chairs this week.  Park City got 9 inches in the last 24 hours with more coming down and with forecast calling for snow through tomorrow morning !  Both bases area are now open at Park City Mountain.  Deer Valley Resort is set to open December 3rd.

Get the latest snow report by clicking the link below.

Snowing in Park City


Park City's Winter Electric Parade

By Diana
Nov 23, 2016

This Saturday the Park City's Winter Electric Parade will take over Main Street along with other holiday festivities.

Kick off the day celebrating Small Business Saturday with local Park City merchants.  They will be some great deals to had around town.

Then kick off the Holiday Season in style! Come up to Historic Park City for the Winter Electric Parade. Participants have the chance to win cash prizes in one of four categories, awarded by a panel of local judges.

To make this a great event, we need you to be a part of it too. Come join the fun, light up your car or bicycle, and be a part of the parade. There is no cost, but you do need to register. Contact Lisa Phinney.

Additional Activities Include:

  • 4:00 - 6:00 pm:  Santa will be strolling Main Street
  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm:  Holiday Carolers
  • 5:30 pm: Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Miner's Park
  • 6:00 pm: Lighting of the Main Street lights
  • 6:00 pm: The Electric Parade Departs Miner's Hospital for Main Street

Park City Mountain To Open This Saturday!

By Diana
Nov 22, 2016

The wait will be over this Saturday as Park City Mountain is set to open!  Just because we are having a slow start to the snow season doesn't mean it will stay that way.  Check out the article below about the history of snow fall in November and the opening days for other Utah ski resorts:

Utah Ski Resort To Open This Week

pc resort Photo Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News



Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Tip Of The Week: Home Energy Audit Can Save You Money

By Diana
Nov 21, 2016

When the snow piles high and temperatures drop, the cost of heating your home increases. You can reduce your bills significantly by getting an Energy Audit for your home.

A professional energy audit will give you a comprehensive report on all the ways your house is losing energy. The auditor will check all the building components and systems that affect energy use, such as ducts, windows and doors, insulation levels, and heating equipment.

They will also do a “Calibrated Blower Door Test” that will help determine the overall snugness of your home. To pinpoint specific leaks, a “Thermographic Inspection” records temperature variations on the house’s skin using an infrared camera. Dark areas on the video indicate spots where cold air is coming inside.

Making your home more energy efficient is not just a nice thing to do for the environment, it will also rescue your wallet. The difference between a snug, energy efficient home and a leaky one could mean thousands of dollars in savings.

For rock solid advice on buying or selling real estate, call Craig Reece at 435-647-8017 or toll free at 866-709-8016. Craig has been a full time Park City resident since 1973 and a full time Park City real estate agent since 1978.

deer valley ski room An incredible ski prep room in a Deer Valley Home.


Park City Real Estate Best Buy Of The Week: Synders Mill Home

By Diana
Nov 17, 2016

Our Park City real estate best buy this week is a home located in the highly desirable Synders Mill area in Park City.  Synders Mill is close to the Canyons ski area, schools, trails, and Willow Creek Park.  This Park City home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an office, and an easy floor plan.  The main level features new wood flooring, newly updated kitchen, a see-through fireplace, office,  and a huge new Trex deck off the back that includes a hot tub.  Upstairs are the 3 bedrooms, including a large Master Suite with a private balcony with views of the Canyons ski area.

The Stucco on the outside of the home was just all redone, and there is a large 3 car garage, along with a covered front porch, and a seasonal stream in the back.  There are currently only 2 homes with at least 3 bedrooms priced under $800K in the area between Old Town and Olympic Park.  This Synder Mill Home is a rare find and a great value so contact us today for more information or to schedule a showing.

Click the link below to see more photos and pricing:

Park City Home - Best Buy In Synders Mill

*Photo courtesy of Keller Williams Park City

Synders Mill Best Buy Our Park City real estate best buy, a lovely home in Synders Mill

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