Park City Real Estate Blog

Tips For Sundance Film Festival

By Diana
Jan 18, 2017

Sundance Film Festival starts tomorrow January 19th!  Thousands upon thousands of people will be coming to Park City to take in all that the Film Festival has to offer.  Park City has decided to draft a community guide to help guide locals around all the action with minimal impacts to your daily schedule.  The guide may be for locals but it really can probably help anyone coming to Sundance Film Festival.

One big new thing this year is free satellite parking at Richardson Flat which can be accessed from Hwy 248/ Kearns Blvd. Transit will be available to and from to the High School from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 am, January 20-23. During this time, transit will run 10-minute service between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and midnight. At midnight, transit will run 20-minute service. Last bus to connect to Richardson Flats leaves the Old Town Transit Center at 2:30 a.m. From the high school you can transfer on transit or walk to venues in Prospector. January 19 and January 24 - 29, this lot will be available for carpool parking only with no transit service.

Click the link below to see many helpful tips about navigating Sundance.

Sundance Community Guide

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Deer Valley Snow!

By Diana
Jan 17, 2017

We have snow in Deer Valley ! This is a home digging out in upper Deer Valley.  Deer Valley Resort has a 90" base as of  January 17th.  There is more snow coming this Thursday through next Tuesday!  We hope to see you soon.

Snow in Deer Valley

Park City Weekend Events Jan 13-15

By Diana
Jan 13, 2017

jessice langJessica Lang Dance - The Park City Institute will present Jessica Lang Dance at 7:30pm on Friday the 13th. at the Eccles Center at 1750 Kearns Blvd. Jessica Lang's innovative, classically-rooted style will be sure to please all for a night to remember. Tickets range from $29 to $79.

Park City Film Series - This week The Park City Film Sries will screen Jeff Nichols' "Loving," rated PG-13 at the Jim Santy Auditorium at the Park City Library.  "Loving" is about the real-life courage of an interracial couple, who spent nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown.  Their civil rights case, Loving Vs. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court.  Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm.  Tickets are $8 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors.

Apres Ski Music - Free Apres ski music at Hyatt Centric, Canyons Village at 3pm

Robert Earl Keen - The famous American singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen will perform at the Egyptian Theatre on Friday and Saturday at 8pm.  He has recorded 18 full-length albums, and his songs have been covered by endless artists.  For info call 435-649-9371.

Have a wonderful weekend!



Park City Real Estate Best Buy Of The Week: Red Pine Condo at Canyons

By Diana
Jan 11, 2017

This week our Park City real estate best buy of the week is a new listed condo at the Canyons.   This adorable 2 bedroom Park City condo was just remodeled in 2015 with new floors, rock gas fireplace, new kitchen appliances, and furniture.  A great thing about this Red Pine condo is the location, it has views of the mountains and you can walk to the Cabriolet which takes you to skiing or all the shops and restaurants of the Canyons Village.  You are also just steps from the free Park City bus line that will take you all around Park City.

The Park City condo has one bedroom on the main level along with a full bath and another bed and bath on the second level along with an extra loft area to use for additional sleeping or as a bonus room.  There is also a private balcony to take in the view, plus it comes fully furnished and turnkey!  Listed at a great price, this Park City real estate best buy won't last long.  Contact us today to schedule a showing or for more info.  Click the link below to see the list price and more photos.

Canyons Condo For Sale

*photo courtesy of Engel & Voelkers Park City

canyons condo Nice open main floor with beautiful new flooring

Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Tip Of The Week: Make Selling Your Home Easy

By Diana
Jan 10, 2017

Choosing a competitive asking price, bringing your home up to pristine showing condition, and working with an experienced Park City REALTOR® are all essential factors that make a successful sale possible. However, if your home is not easy to view, all of your hard work could be undermined.

When preparing to take a buyer around to see homes, a Park City REALTOR® usually makes a list of available properties based upon the buyer’s preferences. And since time is always an issue, they will tend to start with homes that are easily accessible.

Buyers need the freedom to visit a Park City home more than once in order to effectively compare properties and make a final decision. That’s why Park City REALTORS® might favor homes that are equipped with a lockbox and do not require an appointment for viewing.

In this competitive market, you want to make it as easy as possible for your potential buyers. Having a lock box lets them see your home on their own time schedule.

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.

black bear condo Master bedroom of Black Bear condo right across from the slopes of Deer Valley!

Sundance Film Festival Utah Locals Individual Ticket Sale This Week

By Diana
Jan 09, 2017

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Utah locals! Individual Sundance Film Festival ticket sales are your last chance to secure tickets before the Festival, so take advantage of the locals-only sale before the general public. Visit from January 11 at noon MT through January 12 noon MT to purchase your Locals Individual Tickets. Don't miss this chance mark it on your calendar today!

Park City Weekend Events Jan 6-8

By Diana
Jan 05, 2017

With all the snow Park City has gotten this week the slopes are the perfect place to go this weekend! If you don't ski or need to take a day off here are some other fun things happening this weekend in Park City:

Park City Film Series - This week the Park City Film Series will screen Kirsten Johnson's documentary "Cameraperson," at the Park City Library's Jim Santy Auditorium.  "Cameraperson" is both a unique and moving glimpse into one filmaker's personal journey of what it means to train a camera on the world.  Showtimes are 8pm on Friday and Saturday and 6pm on Sunday.  Tickets are $8 for general and $7 for students and seniors.

village people 2Village People at the Egyptian Theatre - Village People will perform at the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street Friday and Saturday at 8pm.  Known for their famous hits "YMCA", "Macho Man," and many more! Tickets range from $49 to $80.

Criminal Justice Reform with Van Jones - The Park City Institute will present three experts on criminal justice reform, CNN Contributor and former White House advisor Van Jones, activist and actor Mike Farrell and Kirk Bloodsworth will also be there.  Tickets range from $29 to $79.

Free Live Music  - There is always some kind of live music happening in Park City here are some spots to see some free music:

On Friday: Apres Ski Live Music at Hyatt Centric at Canyons 3pm Cameron Mercer Duo at Park City Base Area 2:30pm DJ Velvet at the Umbrella Bar at Canyons 2:30pm

On Saturday: Apres Ski Live Music at Hyatt Centric at Canyons 3pm Candy's River House at Canyons Village 2:30pm Courtney Spaulding at the EBS Lounge, Deer Valley 3pm The Proper Way at Park City Mountain 2:30pm

Have a wonderful weekend!


Park City/Deer Valley Snow Conditions

By Diana
Jan 04, 2017

Deer Valley received over 22 inches of snow in 24 hours and now has a 73 inch snow-base. There is a 100% of snow today through Thursday night! Make your plans to get here soon!

snow park city 1.3.17 Car buried in Park City!


Deer Valley Specialist Real Estate Tip: January Home Checklist

By Diana
Jan 03, 2017

January may be cold and dark, but it can also be a time for bold beginnings. Make the most of your month by clearing space in your Deer Valley or Park City home, boosting warmth and dreaming up plans for the year ahead. Here are 7 to-dos to give your home a little midwinter TLC.

1. Protect pipes from freezing. Why? Because frozen pipes can burst, leading to costly repairs. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to insulate any exposed outdoor pipes. And if you’re planning to be away from home, ask a friend or neighbor to turn on your water to a trickle. Also, find out where your home’s water shut-off valve is so you can quickly shut off the water if a pipe does burst — and be sure to show your house sitter where it is.

2. Take steps to prevent ice dams. Ice dams are areas of built-up ice that can accumulate around your roof line, causing leaks when the backed-up snow behind them begins to melt. Using a roof rake, remove snow after each storm. And, if you notice an ice dam beginning to form (and if you can safely reach the area), break it up now to prevent future damage.

3. Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. With more heater use and wood fires in the fireplace, it is especially important during winter to make sure those smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working. Use the test button on each device and change batteries as needed.

4. Clean out the kitchen and pantry. Remove everything from the pantry, toss out stale and expired foods, and wipe down the shelves before putting everything back. Clean out the fridge and freezer, and clear off counter-tops. Let the refreshed space motivate you to stick with health resolutions for the new year!

5. Clear home and wardrobe clutter. Make a fresh start with the new year, and clear out the clutter. If dealing with the whole house feels overwhelming, focus on just a few categories of items, such as clothes, books and children’s toys.

6. Refresh play spaces. Entice little ones stuck indoors to “creative play” and hopefully cut down on cries of “I’m bored!” Try adding a chalkboard or whiteboard wall, a play tent or tepee, an area for messy art, a “stage” for acting, or a tumbling mat.

7. Take down holiday decorations and store them well. When you’re ready to put away the holiday decorations, take the time to do it with care (you’ll thank yourself later). Wrap delicate ornaments in tissue paper, and wrap string lights around cardboard to prevent tangling. Consider giving away ornaments that didn’t make it onto the tree this year, and repair or toss broken items. And if you’re not ready to say goodbye to the white twinkle lights quite yet? Leave them up! We can all use a little extra cheer in the middle of winter.

Park City's New Years Weekend Events

By Diana
Dec 29, 2016

The end of 2016 is almost here and there is no better way then to celebrate in beautiful Park City!  Here are just a few things happening this holiday weekend:

Deer Valley's Torchlight Parade - Deer Valley Resort will host its annual Torchlight Parade on Big Stick ski run behind Snow Park Lodge on Friday Dec. 30 at dusk.  There will be complimentary hot cider and cookies served on the Snow Park Plaza from 545-6pm.

Imagine: Remembering the Fab Four - Imagine: Remembering the Fab Four, a Beatles Tribute will play at the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street on Friday Dec. 30, and Saturay Dec. 31.  Both shows start at 8pm.  Tickets range from $29 to $45.

New Years Eve at Canyons - Canyons will be celebrating New Years Eve starting at 3pm on Saturday.  DJ Velvet will spin some mixes at Canyons Village Stage from 3-5pm.  A Cabin family dinner will fun from 5-7pm, and the Metro Music Cluv will perform from 5:30-7:30pm at the Village Stage. Fireworks will start at 7:30pm and the annual Masquerade Ball will be held from 7:30pm to 1am in the Grand Summit Kokopelli Ballroom.  For more info go to

If you’re looking for a spot to watch the ball drop in New York (at 10:00p.m. MST), head over to No Name Saloon. Flanagan’s and Rock & Reilly’s also offer more tables if you’re looking for a seat and a slightly mellower experience.

And if you want to dance, The Downstairs and Park City Live are your scene for sure. Each NYE, Park City Live hosts their annual Black & White Masquerade featuring DJ Ross One. Get your tickets, your outfit, and your mask ready. At The Downstairs, DJ Soulman & Brisk will be hosting their New Year’s Eve party.

Happy New Year!


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