November 2015

Found 8 blog entries for November 2015.

You found the home of your dreams. How do you know how much to offer?

No doubt you've heard all kinds of home buying advice, such as starting negotiations by offering a certain amount below the asking price or making a bid that's a specific amount less than what you're willing to pay for the property. But when it comes to realty, your offer should be based less on a formula and more on market conditions.

This is where an experienced real estate agent can be helpful. Using information from a variety of sources, agents can help you navigate one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. For all the ways a real estate agent assists you in the home buying process, check out this slide show.

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Symbol of light bulb and house

Daybreak homes make up one the fastest growing communities in the Salt Lake Valley. The U.S. Census declared South Jordan, Utah, to be the second-fastest growing city in its class in the nation. And Daybreak homes constitute one out of every six new homes sold in the Salt Lake Valley.

As a result, our neighborhood is growing quickly: The master-planned Daybreak homes community is on track to double the population of South Jordan, which stood at just over 51,000 at the end of 2014. According to the master plan, when completed, the Daybreak community will include more than 20,000 homes and more than 9 million square feet of commercial space.

Environmentally-friendly

Daybreak was the first community of its size in the region to meet Energy Star

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Have you seen the new stations boasting of bright lime green posts at SoDa Row and wondered what they were? They are electric vehicle chargers, or to be more specific, NRG EVgo charging stations. This charging station is located behind eSpokes Bike shop in the East parking lot. There are two different voltages available: the standard L2 charger (240V) or a DC fast charger (480V).

Charging Station

This charging station is conveniently located behind eSpokes Bike shop in the East parking lot on Daybreak Rim Way. Wondering what to do while you wait to power up? Visit Daybreak's Nest Boutique or get a treat at the Swirly Girls Gourmet Bakery. Catch a football game and grab some grub at The Break or appreciate some Southern hospitality and food at The Porch.  However

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Getting ready to buy a home? Now isn't the time to make any major financial changes. Major money moves while you're in the market for a new home can make the mortgage application process much more challenging. Here are a few tips:

1. Think twice about canceling credit cards you haven’t used in years. Using only a low percentage of your available credit may assist in proving you can live within your means and may boost your credit score.

2. You may want to avoid refinancing a car loan or other long-term debt in order to pay it off sooner. Your monthly debt-to-income ratio can be a factor in deciding your credit score, and adding more monthly debt in the form of higher payments over a shorter term can make it harder to achieve the ratio your

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A new elementary school in Daybreak's Creekside Village is anticipated to opeCreeksiden in the fall of 2017. Construction begins in the Spring of next year. The school will be located at approximately 10200 S and Kestrel Rise Rd. The Jordan School District is also slated to build a middle school on the same plat of land in coming years. The development of these schools are exciting news for current and future Daybreak residents. Building schools is a step in the right direction for the creation of more walkable neighborhoods within the community.

With South Jordan being ranked as one of the nation's fastest growing cities according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the promise of new schools is not only a convenience but also a necessary response to the growing

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It won’t be long before we feel the chill of winter approaching. Is your home ready? The good news is that winterizing your home doesn't have to be costly or time consuming. With a free afternoon and a little elbow grease, here are some simple steps you can take to make sure your winter will be warmer.

Replace your furnace filter. It's always a good idea to have a furnace checkup and change your filter before you flip the switch each fall. Filters generally need to be changed every 1-3 months, depending on the type of furnace you have. Once you know the proper filter size, don’t hesitate to buy extra, so you’ll have them on hand the next time. It's also a great time to change the batteries in your smoke detector and test your carbon monoxide

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happy family making the home sign on the hill

Daybreak homesform a unique community of neighborhoods in South Jordan, Utah. They offer a wide range of choices yet form a cohesive, integrated community that combines small-town charm with big-city vitality. If those are qualities you're seeking in your next neighborhood, Daybreak homes might be a great fit for you.

The seven Daybreak homes neighborhoods all feature wide-open spaces, a vibrant business center at SoDa Row, and speedy TRAX connections to downtown.

Founders Village


The first Daybreak community, Founders Village, opened in 2004. Located on the south side of the community, Founders Village is close to some of Daybreak’s best amenities, such as the community center, neighborhood parks and the "glass house."

These Daybreak

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Home For Sale Real Estate Sign in Front of Beautiful New House

When it comes to buying a home in Utah, Daybreak Living represents the dawn of a new day for you and your family. Daybreak homes are stunning not only because of the quality and value they’ll bring to families for years to come, but because of the excellent real estate agents standing behind them.

We believe Daybreak homes are a great buy because years of experience informs our process of helping local buyers find the finest properties available and negotiate deals that result in significant savings. Daybreak homes represent not only the best properties available in our market, but also a rich treasure trove of information—about local neighborhoods, schools and community resources—just waiting to be unlocked by a professional real estate agent.

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