Deer Valley Specialist Blog

May is national bike month so Park City has also made it the month of the bike!  There are many events happening in May involving bikes and it is perfect time to enjoy the uncrowded trails.  The popular Young Riders Bike Swap is Saturday May 12, where you can sell your bike or buy a used one for cheap and all the funds go toward the Young Riders mountain biking program.  It is from 8-5 and at The Yard just off Kearns Blvd.  Go here for more info:  If you miss this bike sale Cole Sport also holds one on May 19 and 20 that benefits the Mountain Trails Foundation.  All ages and types of bikes will be available.  

The Summit Bike share is now active until next winter.  On May 15-16, Park City will celebrate Bike Share

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Staging Tips

1. Focus On The Curb Appeal
The first thing that potential buyers will see is the outside of your house. The lawn, landscaping, front porch, front door, and driveway are the first impression your home is going to make, so spruce up the lawn, plant some flowers, paint the front door, reseal the driveway, whatever it takes to make a good first impression.

2. Time For Some Deep Cleaning
This is crucial in home staging and is more than just picking up and vacuuming. Clean the spaces in the home that haven’t been cleaned for a very long time (or ever), including baseboards, vent covers, ceiling fans, and the fireplace.

3. Brush On A Fresh Coat Of Paint
A fresh coat of paint in main rooms or throughout the house can bring a home back to life.

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After much speculation since being moved from the Deer Valley Snow Park Amphitheater, St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series will have a new home, if Park City agrees.   If all goes according to plan the concerts will take place at Quinn’s Field near the Quinn’s Junctions Sports Complex.  The City must approve the move and there will be a public meeting on May 3rd concerning the concerts.  This is the 15th year of the concerts and many artists have already been confirmed.  Some of them include: Los Lonely Boys, Grace Potter, Chris Blue, The Wallflowers, and more. 

Tickets for all shows will go on sale to members and sponsors of the Park City Institute, April 27, and to the general public on May 1.  Membership, sponsorship information,

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Forbes Travel Guide recently published an article: "5 Reasons We Love Deer Valley in the Spring," and we couldn't agree more.  With the dining deals at restaurants, uncrowded trails, and spring flowers blooming it is a great time to be in Deer Valley! 

Spring in Deer  Valley



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Utah ranked first in overall and private sector job growth for the month of March, according to the Utah Department of Workforce Services.  Utah's growth rate of 3.1 percent was the highest in the nation, just above Idaho and Washington state.  Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for March 2018 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 48,000 jobs to the economy year over year.  

For more information on Job Growth in Utah go here: Utah Top State For Job Growth


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The Ski Resorts have closed and the snow is on the way out, but that doesn't mean there isn't anything to do in Park City!  This is the perfect time to come enjoy the quiet time in Park City with no traffic, easy parking, and many deals around town.  Below is a link to see what stores, restaurants, and activities are open during spring.  

Spring In Park City 

Park City in Spring


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Park City Real Estate Stats

The 2018 First Quarter Wasatch Back Market Overview is here.  It details the real estate market stats for Park City Proper, Synderville Basin, Jordanelle, Heber Valley, and East Summit County.  For the digital online version, go to: .  Please contact us for specific details and any questions you may have about the strong real estate market in and around Park City.  

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A report from Niche, a company that ranks the best and worst places to live across the country,  ranked Park City as the 2nd best place to live in Utah!  Niche ranks the best cities across the entire country based on cost of living, public school information, job security, local amenities and more data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Education, along with plenty of resident reviews.  Park City got an A+ over all rating from Niche and an A rating for its' public schools, nightlife, and good place for families. 

The "Greater Avenues" area in Salt Lake City was ranked number one.  To see more see the full report from Niche here: 

Best Places to live in Utah

Park City's Main Street


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Red Butte Garden 2018 summer outdoor concerts have been announced and it is going to be an amazing summer of music!  Some of the musicians playing this year are: Ryan Adams, Michael Franti, Sheryl Crow, Death Cab for Cutie, Billy Idol, Ben Harper, and many more!  Tickets go on sale to members April 23 at 7pm and to the general public April 30 at 9am.  Red Butte Garden is a small intimate venue set in the foothills of Salt Lake City and they sell out quickly.  

Take a look at the full lineup by clicking the link below and we are looking forward to another beautiful Utah summer! 

Red Butte Garden Summer Concerts

red butte

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