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We have all scrolled through pictures of house listings and said to ourselves, "this house needs too much work", before ever stepping foot in the door.  Not every home buyer can see beyond their initial impression of a home and realize the potential...not every buyer's agent can either.  Nearly every home that goBE Realty lists, has a paint and carpet check done by our in-house designer before ever listing it on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).   That's a unique service we provide to ensure our sellers get top dollar for their home. According to a new research from Zillow, certain paint colors can increase a home's value by as much as $5000.00.  Here's the correlation between paint colors, values, and rooms to use a guide to make sure your home is

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When you've found a home you love and want to make an offer on, one part of the process you should be prepared for is negotiation. Especially in today's "seller's market" where demand is much higher than supply in many areas, sellers have plenty of leverage, and negotiations are common within this process no matter what.

At Daybreak Living, we're proud to offer the best resources in Utah when it comes to finding new homes, townhomes, condos and other properties. We help our clients not only locate ideal properties, but also move forward with the offer and negotiation process. What are some tips we generally provide to our customers when it comes to negotiation, both in terms of good-faith actions and in terms of getting the most out of the situation?

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Hard to believe, but summer is winding down and before we realize, winter will be upon us. Better Homes & Garden (BH&G) recently published 5 easy steps that will give your perennials the best chance of surviving winter.  

1.  Take note of which plants thrived in their location and which plants did not.  Once temperatures are consistently on the cooler side, you can safely relocate plants to a more suitable location. 

2.  Weed...while perennials start to slow their growth when the weather cools down, many types of weeds actually start to flourish.  Weed your flower beds by first watering the area first and then pulling the weed, making sure you get the root.  

3. Water the ground well before it freezes and be sure you water the directly on the

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Newly released data from the 2020 Census Bureau shows some significant growth across the state of Utah and more specifically, the city of South Jordan.  Comparatively speaking, South Jordan still remains the least populated city in Utah with 77,487 residents, but since the last census in 2010, SOJO has gained 27,069 people, a 54% increase.  Here's how a few other Utah cities fared: Salt Lake City, which remains the most populated city, grew by 13,283; West Jordan surpassed Provo to claim the 3rd most populated city with 116,961 residents (1% growth); St. George knocked Ogden out of the 7th position by gaining 22,445 residents for a total population of 95,341.  The Bureau also named St. George metro as the 3rd fastest growing in the U.S.  According to the

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If you’ve just locked down one of our new, beautiful homes in Daybreak, Utah, congratulations! This is a fresh start, which makes it the perfect time to get into the habit of home maintenance. Moving into a new home is an exciting prospect, but if you let cleaning slip through your fingers early on, you might be disappointed later when you struggle to manage your space. From Daybreak Living, here are our three best home maintenance and cleaning habits to get into when you buy a home in Daybreak Utah.

Staying on Top of Cleaning When You Buy a Home in Daybreak, Utah

Clean As You Go

For many of us, cleaning can seem like an overwhelming task. Especially if you’ve just upgraded to one of our Daybreak, Utah homes, you may not be used to taking care of your new space.

A good way to ward off the anxiety and

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Moving into one of the beautiful homes for sale in Daybreak, Utah is an exciting new beginning, but the moving process itself can sometimes be challenging. Add kids to the mix, and you may feel like you have your hands full. But moving with kids doesn’t have to be stressful — a little bit of planning can go a long way. At Daybreak Living, we see lots of families who complete successful moves with young children, so we know a smooth transition is possible for you. Here are our best tips for moving into one of our Daybreak, Utah homes with kids.

Advice for Moving With Kids From Your Realtor

Plan Ahead

One of the best things you can do for your own sanity and your children’s safety during moving day is locking down childcare beforehand. You’ll want to do this a few weeks in advance so you’re

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With an estimated completion date of late 2023, Daybreak's newest amenity, The Watercourse, is going to truly be a variety of experiences! With winding canals, lakelets, waterfalls, brooks, and  islands, there is something for all to enjoy.  The focal point of the The Watercourse is the Cove with an outdoor lawn area for events, covered pavillion, and a clubhouse called "Cove House".  If your dream is to live just a short walk away from the Watercourse, plans for Cascade Village, the newest neighborhood, will be released later this year.  For renderings of the watercourse, click this link https://www.daybreakutah.com/whats-happening/daybreak-amenities/the-watercourse-construction-update/

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Say hello to South Jordan's Station 64!  Located in Daybreak at 5443 W Lake Ave, this new facility will house the fire department, police station, and will also include offices for city administration, utility billing, and space for meetings for the community.  The official ribbon cutting is scheduled for July 20th so come support our public service workers and staff!  They provide a great service to our city and Daybreak community!

  

 

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Moving into a new house is so exciting … until you remember that means you actually have to pack up and move all of your stuff. But moving onto your new property in Daybreak, Utah doesn’t have to be an ordeal. Here are Daybreak Living’s best life hacks for a painless moving process.

Moving Hacks for When You Buy a Home in Daybreak, Utah

Alternatives to Buying Boxes

Before you go out to buy a bunch of boxes, take stock of all of your suitcases and bags. Chances are, you can fit a lot more into them than you think. Plus, you won’t need to pack any of your bags away because you’ll be using them, creating less waste and mess during the unpacking process, and saving you money on boxes.

If your moving date is far down the road, start collecting smaller boxes, bags, and pouches you come across, such as

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No matter how much we love our pets, the fact is that not everyone does. If you’re trying to sell property in Daybreak, Utah that you’ve been sharing with a furry friend, there are some steps you’re going to want to take to ensure that your home appeals to everyone, not just animal lovers.

How to Sell Property in Daybreak, Utah with Pets

Odor Removal

Your nose may have become accustomed to the smells associated with pet ownership in your home, but buyers will be able to smell evidence of pets right away. And scented candles or air fresheners won’t cut it. Not only are some buyers put off by perfumey smells, but covering up pet odor is not nearly as effective as removing it.

To deodorize your home, start by replacing your air filters. Then you’re going to want to tackle the carpets, rugs,

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