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 Construction has finally begun on the long anticipated 160 acre Bingham Creek Regional Park, located at approximately 4800 West and 10200 South.  Phase I conists of mass grading the site, installing the infrastructure, to include: culinary and secondary water, internal roads, parking lots, maintenance facility and restrooms, sports fields, playgrounds, disc golf course, and trails. Future phases will bring about a splash pad, tennis and pickle ball courts, additional sports fields, bike skills course, volleyball and basketball courts, open lawn space, as well as additional trails. Upon completion, Bingham Creek Regional Park will be the largest park in Salt Lake County.  For a map of the park, click on this link Bingham Creek Regional Park

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At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to provide a comprehensive real estate experience for all our clients. Not only will we assist you with locating the ideal community and home for sale to meet your every need and desire, our dedicated realtors will also work with you on moving through the varying steps of the homebuying process, ensuring you sidestep any pitfalls and check the appropriate boxes.

One particular group we’ve assisted with numerous such processes is those looking to move into one of our Daybreak villages from out-of-state. Moving from another state can present a few additional challenges on top of the normal needs that come with a major home move, but our real estate agents are here to work with you throughout this process. This two-part

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics of the Fair Housing Act and how it impacts those searching for a new home. This act, which dictates that no discriminatory practices be carried out by anyone involved in the process of a home search or related areas, has been a foundational element of the homebuying world since it was passed in 1968.

At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to offer a wide range of homes for sale to a diverse range of buyers, with absolutely no discriminatory practices of any kind involved in our programs. In today’s part two of our series, we’ll go over some important information on how the Fair Housing Act may impact your home search, plus what to do if you believe your rights have been violated under

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Just like in any other walk of life, all those who are applying for any kind of housing situation, from a home purchase and mortgage to a rental or other forms of housing assistance, deserve to be treated equally. There should be no discriminatory practices carried out by anyone involved in such processes, and these common sense principles are also protected by law – namely the Fair Housing Act.

At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to offer our wide variety of homes for sale to a diverse range of buyers with a fully inclusive, non-discriminatory program. For those wondering about its details or what it protects, this two-part blog series will cover all the basics of the Fair Housing Act, plus how it may impact you during your home search.

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Home prices across the Salt Lake City metro area are predicted to hit record levels in 2020 and the number of home buyers are also expected to reach historic levels.  Another record was set in Utah County where there are more homes for sale than Salt Lake County.  The Utah Association of Realtors (UAR) reported that Utah County had a record high of 54,274 home sales in 2019 - the most since  UAR began tracking in 2003. According to our very own, Dave Robison, the market is not going to flatten out anytime soon due to a shortage of homes and a high demand for them; however, what that means, is that what most people will be able to afford is high density housing like townhouses and condos.  If interest rates remain low, prospective buyers will likely

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the issues that may be raised by a home inspector as part of a property sale, plus when it is or isn’t prudent for a buyer to bring such issues back to the seller as part of the sale agreement. While buyers obviously cannot ignore major repair needs or damage that’s been found by a home inspector, there’s a general etiquette line on the kinds of issues buyers should and shouldn’t raise.

At Daybreak Living, we’re happy to detail any of these customs or basics as you look to buy a home in Daybreak. The last thing we want is for any of our clients to have a sale derailed based on handling home inspection results improperly, and we won’t let this happen to you. In today’s part two, here are a

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The Salt Lake Board of Realtors released the fourth quarter housing report and not surprising, the median single-family home price in Salt Lake County increased to $378,000.  That's up 8% from 2018's fourth quarter findings, where the median single-family home price was $350,000.  A strong demand for housing is driving this price increase with an anticipated 13,700 new residents projected to move into Salt Lake County in 2020. The typical Salt Lake home was on the market for 45 days in the fourth quarter before selling, compared to 40 days in 2018's fourth quarter.  

The following chart shows the median home price across the Wasatch Front:

Alpine $752,000
Emigration Canyon $646,500
Avenues $644,000
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At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to assist our clients with buying one of our numerous homes for sale from start to finish. We assist clients all the way from conceptualization and mortgage applications to seller’s accepting an offer and closing needs, ensuring you and your family are set up in the home of their dreams.

One element of this process that we regularly advise clients on: The home inspection, which is carried out by a third party after an offer on a home has been accepted by the seller. The goal of the home inspection is to identify any previously unseen issues that need to be addressed, allowing the buyer and seller to negotiate and potentially alter the sale price based on any such needs. And while you’re within your rights to raise any

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For virtually anyone preparing to buy a new home, a primary consideration will be a mortgage loan to help finance the purchase. Buyers will have to consider not only the price of the home they desire and their general budget, but also areas like taxes, insurance, closing fees and others when determining how much to borrow from a lender.

At Daybreak Living, our real estate agents are here to not only help you locate and buy homes for sale in our numerous communities, but also to offer expertise and advice on numerous areas, including mortgages and borrowing. Today’s blog will focus on some general rules of thumb when it comes to how much you should be borrowing and how this compares to your overall financial picture, plus how these factors connect to

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As Daybreak continues to grow, so do the businesses at SoDA Row.  The Azalea Event Venue can accommodate up to 190 people for your wedding, corporate event, or anything in between.  Decorated in an industrial-modern vibe, The Azalea features a brick accent wall, lush greenery, ambiant lighting, plus tons of natural light.  Click this link to book your 2020 event The Azalea 

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