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Utah home sales rise for ninth consecutive month

Utah home sales rose for the ninth consecutive month in February, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors. Closed sales were up 17.5 percent compared to last year. Utah Realtors sold 2,342 homes, making this the strongest Febr…

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April 18, 2012  |   Share:

January home sales highest in five years

Utah home sales increased for the eighth consecutive month in January, up more than 6 percent compared to the prior year, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors. Utah Realtors sold 120 more homes this year than they did last …

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March 8, 2012  |   Share:

Housing affordability continues to set records

Housing affordability in the U.S. has reached new record highs, according to a recently released report from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo. The group says affordability of homes in the fourth quarter was at its highest lev…

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March 2, 2012  |   Share:

Utah foreclosure rate heads down; state doing better than nation

The foreclosure situation in Utah is improving. That’s according to two new reports that show a decline in the state’s rate of problem loans. Among states, Utah had the 17th-lowest percentage of loans in the foreclosure process, accordin…

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February 10, 2012  |   Share:

Salt Lake, Provo make national list of improving housing markets

The Salt Lake and Provo metropolitan areas have been added to a national list that tracks housing markets that have shown “measurable improvement.” The National Association of Home Builders has included Salt Lake and Provo on its Improvin…

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February 6, 2012  |   Share:

Year-end home sales highest in four years

Utah home sales in 2011 were the highest they’ve been since 2007, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors. The report indicated that Utah Realtors sold nearly 33,000 homes last year, up from the final tallies in 2010, 20…

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February 3, 2012  |   Share:

Survey: Satisfaction with homeownership remains high

Most Americans are satisfied with homeownership, according to the results of a new survey. The HomeGain 2012 Homeownership Satisfaction Survey found that 72 percent of surveyed homeowners said they were satisfied with owning a home. The reasons for …

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February 3, 2012  |   Share:

2012 SLC housing forecast

With many signs of life at the end of last year in both Utah employment and home sales, many are wondering whether 2012 will continue to build upon those positive trends. In a recent presentation to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors, James Wood, direc…

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February 3, 2012  |   Share:

What's good about Utah real estate

About a year ago, an economist was talking to a group of industry insiders about the annual forecast for real estate. While he cautioned there was still a bumpy road ahead, he said we’d feel much better about the housing situation in a year&rsq…

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February 3, 2012  |   Share:

Utah home sales up for six straight months

Utah home sales continued their upward trend in November, rising more than 10 percent compared to last year and marking the sixth consecutive month of home sales increases, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors. During Novem…

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February 2, 2012  |   Share:

November Utah housing statistics

Utah home sales rose for the sixth straight month in November while inventory levels were the lowest since early 2007. Learn more about these indicators and other Utah housing market conditions in the video below.

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February 3, 2012  |   Share:

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