As you may have heard, it’s a seller’s market in Utah right now of epic proportions! Property owners may have had a fleeting thought to not use a Realtor because they assume their house will sell fast, but I say in this market, using a Realtor will pay for itself, and you may end up making more than you ever dreamed of on top of it. I recently sold a home, and I want to tell you all about it, and how we got the sellers $21,000 extra.
List Price: Sold
Property Details: 3,234 square feet | 3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | .15 acres
This incredible Garbett-built home showcases Maple hardwood flooring and cabinetry, quartz counter-tops, a glass tile back-splash, stainless steel appliances and drawer pulls, oval doorknobs, and modern 3-panel doors. The house is perfect for main-level living, and has a roomy floor plan with soaring high ceilings. The home is super green and energy efficient, featuring geothermal heating and cooling, and an on-demand hot water heater that is preheated through the geothermal exchange. It’s a real gem of a house!
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List Price: Sold
Property Details: 1,976 square feet | 5 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | .15 acres
All the major, big-ticket items have already been done here. All new plumbing and electrical (including dimmer switches!), wood blinds, doors, Low-E double-walled windows, roof, water heater, wood and tile floors. The furnace was replaced 6 years ago, A/C 5 years ago, and there is R-40 insulation in the attic. The alarm system has been pre-paid for a year through Vivint. The kitchen showcases granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets with crown molding, and an under-cabinet metal spice rack.
Property Details: 400 square feet | 1 bedroom | 1 bathroom
Bri’s Perspective: The Belvedere is a highly desirable and prestigious building. It is equivalent to a New York style high-rise condo, but is right in the very heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The building is located next to O.C. Tanner, the Eagle Gate, City Creek, Harmons Grocery, TRAX, a wide variety of restaurants and shopping, and is just blocks away from the State Capitol. The Belvedere was built in 1919, and was originally a hotel that was meant for long-term stays. It has the special designation of being on the National Register of Historic Places, and was converted into condo units in 1978.
Moving to a new real estate brokerage during the holiday season was a gutsy move, but I’m really excited to tell you all about my recent change to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Utah Properties. I have many great friends and colleagues who have worked for Berkshire Hathaway (previously Prudential) for decades, and always sung its praises, but I didn’t realize the full extent of what it was actually like there until I took a tour of the office and met everyone. I was impressed, and absolutely blown away!