Park City Real Estate

US Home Buyers: How Did the Cookie Crumble in 2013?

LogoThe year 2013 saw a fair amount of home buying. Predictably the bulk of the US-wide home (65% of the total number of buyers) consisted of primary residence buyers. These were people who bought a home to live in. 24% bought for investment purposes which implies that they would rent out or hope to resell later at a profit. The remaining 11% consisted of those who wanted to own a vacation home of their own.

Western Mountain Resort Towns: Q4 Report Card

LogoThere is this swathe of mountain territory spread across Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, California and Montana blessed with the most spectacular vistas and scenic resort towns. Each towns is special in its own way. While some have the best managed resorts, other places might be better placed in terms of the skiing terrain and infrastructure. Then there are those places that combine gorgeous scenery and great skiing opportunities with a vibrant culture and entertainment scene. The weather, geographical location and accessibility are significant factors as well in determining the popularity of these resort towns.