Park City Holiday Events & Ski Resort Update

We've had lots of recent snow and the resorts' hearty snowmaking efforts mean our mountains are enjoying good coverage in the early season. Ski Resort Update for 2018 / 2019 SeasonBoth of our resorts invested significantly in snowmaking system expansions. Vail Resorts added another 250 seats to the popular Cloud Dine mid-mountain restaurant and did extensive renovations to the historic Mid-Mountain Lodge. The food at the Red Pine Lodge looks delicious and I can't wait until Cloud Dine is open,...
The most BASIC Basics of 1031 Exchanges

Timing is key, you must meet two time limits or the entire gain will be taxable. These limits cannot be extended for any circumstance or hardship except in the case of presidentially declared disasters.
5 Worst Returns on Your Home Renovation Dollars

There are a whole boatload of articles on the Internet about the home renovations that offer the best return on your hard-earned cash, but not so many about the ones that are literally just black holes that suck said cash out of your pocket and never, ever tell you where it went. That changes today. Everybody talks about the good, let’s talk about the bad and the ugly! First and Foremost: Personalization Has LimitsWhen you bought your house, there were probably some very...
Live PC Give PC: 24 Hours of Extreme Generosity

This year's day of giving falls on Friday, November 9, 2018.The vision of Live PC Give PC is a community where every citizen contributes to our nonprofit organizations.There are three primary goals:1. Grow philanthropy in Summit County – bring new donors to our nonprofit organizations.2. Grow revenue for nonprofit organizations serving Summit County – create a new funding stream.3. Grow supporters – educate the community on the positive impact on their lives by Summit...

Caroline is the best real estate agent I have ever worked with & I have worked with a few. She was on top of everything from sale of one condo and to buying another, 4 days apart.
5 Tips for Buying a Home

Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a suitable lender and get pre-approved for a loan. This will put you in a better position to make a serious offer when you do find the right house.Find a house you can afford.As with engagement rings, there’s a...
Preparing to Sell

Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators doesn’t mean a buyer will too. If you have hardwood floors that need refinishing, be sure to get it done—hardwood is a huge selling point. Buyers like to snoop around, so be sure to fix any sticky...
Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home.Get pre-approved. Sub-primes may be history, but you’ll probably still be shown homes you can’t actually afford. By getting pre-approved as a buyer, you can save yourself the grief of looking at houses you...