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My friends nicknamed me Utah Dave in high school because they said it didn't matter where we went in Utah, I would know how to get there and who we needed to talk to. The name sticks today as UtahDave has formed into a professional real estate network of Neighborhood Experts all across the state. I live in Daybreak with my wife and 4 amazing children. I enjoy dancing (which is how I met my wife Dawn) as well as traveling, coaching, and learning.

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COVID-19, to simply state, has forced us to make drastic changes in our normal lives. In addition to social distancing and wearing masks, many people are now working from home indefinitely and families have chosen to home-school their children. Dining rooms have been converted into home offices, bedrooms are now classrooms, garages resemble home gyms, and yards are make-shift gyms. Finding dual purpose for rooms, that were once our sanctuaries or private spaces, tested our creativity and imagination.  In doing all of that, homeowners did get creative and across the US, we saw more home improvement projects both inside and out.  We also saw home "wish lists" change and more buyers wanting bigger yards and different floorplans.  A recent survey from

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In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on how to prepare a house pet like a cat or a dog for an upcoming remodel. Many homeowners remodel some part of their home before selling it to increase their value, and ensuring pets are safe and comfortable is one of several important themes to keep in mind.

At Daybreak Living, we’re happy to help with every element of Daybreak real estate, including selling a home through one of our fantastic realtors. We’ve assisted many clients with tips and expertise regarding a pre-sale remodel, and we’re here to do the same for you if needed. Here are a few additional themes to consider when it comes to pet safety during a remodel or renovation.

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Breaks and Outside Time

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Heights Park Village is getting a new park in 2021! Located near Kestrel Rise Rd and Split Rock Dr, Basin Park will be another unique open space for Daybreak Residents and their guests to enjoy. It will be one of the last parks to complete this village. This park will feature more walking trails, native vegetation,  a couple of large grassy areas for play, and an artistic flare with a deconstructed tipi, picnic area, and lighting for ambiance at night. Can't wait to see it finished!

 

Basin Park Coming Soon!

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For those considering selling their Daybreak home anytime in the near or distant future, a common consideration will be a remodel of some sort ahead of the sale. Many remodeling projects add significant ROI and home value, though there’s one minor consideration to keep in mind for some homeowners here: Their pets.

At Daybreak Living, our real estate agents have assisted clients with numerous areas of selling a Daybreak home, with a variety of expertise areas to help you get the best value possible. We’ll work with you on a home evaluation and a marketing plan, plus connect you with relevant professionals who can assist you further. In this two-part blog series, we’ll go over many tips we can offer clients who are considering a home remodel ahead of a

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In parts one and two of this multi-part blog series, we’ve gone over several of the important areas to keep in mind when moving from one state to another. From beginning your home search through making the physical move and getting settled in your new location, there are a wide variety of factors to consider and themes to touch on during this process.

At Daybreak Living, we’re proud to offer a wide range of homes for sale, plus high-quality real estate agents to help a variety of clients find their ideal home – including those doing so from out of state. In today’s final entry in our series, we’ll go over a few specific tips we offer clients once they’ve closed on their home in a new location and are looking to get all their ducks in a row for the

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Daybreak has been deemed #5 in the U.S. for Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020! Year to date new home sales in Daybreak are up 40%! All this despite living through a pandemic. New home sales did have a small hit in March and April as stay-at-home orders we implemented. However as restrictions lifted there was a sudden surge of demand in home sales. 

Communities, like Daybreak, that are able to offer a variety of housing options and different price points continues to be key for growth in these master planned communities. Low inventory coupled with high demand keep builders and development busy expanding these areas. 

 

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In part one of this multi-part blog series, we went over some initial steps to consider as you begin the house-hunting and moving process from one state to another. Moving can be a detailed process even in-state, and out-of-state moves are often a bit more complex and present additional challenges.

At Daybreak Living, our experienced real estate agents are here to help a variety of potential buyers locate one of our fantastic homes for sale, including those moving from out-of-state. There are several pieces to the puzzle within this process, from beginning your home search process to narrowing down the list and, eventually, finding and closing on the ideal location. In today’s part two, we’ll look at some of the middle portions of this process and how

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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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