All About Utah Real Estate

By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
In Highland, Utah, there is a diverse range of homes available for sale. The real estate market offers a variety of options to suit different budgets and preferences. With a population of just under 16,000 people, Highland is a growing city located approximately 30 miles south of Salt Lake City and 15 miles north of Provo. The median list price for homes in Highland is $930,000, with a median price per square foot of $261. The housing market in Highland has seen a 2% decrease in list prices since August. There are currently 52 homes for sale in Highland, with a range of bedroom counts and styles to choose from. Highland offers a serene and picturesque setting, with majestic mountains, rolling hills, and sprawling meadows. It is a great place to live with access to various amenities, in...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Let me spill the beans on something pretty awesome. Remember when I shared all about Provo Utah bagging the title of the best-performing city last year? Well, guess what? Provo is in the spotlight again in Milken Institute’s latest annual list of the Best Performing Cities 2024, and for all the right reasons. It’s like deja vu, but even better! Provo’s Winning Streak Continues Provo isn’t new to accolades and applause. This vibrant city nestled in the heart of Utah has been catching eyes and winning hearts for years. And in 2024, it’s not just the locals singing its praises; the whole country is taking notice. Provo has once again been named one of the best-performing cities in the United States. Talk about a winning streak! What Makes Provo Stand Out? You might be wondering, “What’s t...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Nerdin Gardens: A Moving Story My grandson was visiting for several weeks and enjoyed playing near the home garden, when all of a sudden he came rushing into the house, breathless, yelling, "Gma...I found a dead cat outside." Perplexed, I asked, "How do you know it is dead!?"He said, "Because I pissed in its ear and it didn't move." "You did what?!", I was shocked! "You know," explained my grandson. "I bent over and went Pssssst...and it didn't move!" Tie-in to the real estate industry:It's up to each one of us to breathe new life into business to remain successful. If the market is slow, find ways to get in front of past clients, new buyers and sellers. Create a pipeline, remain Top of Mind, otherwise, people will assume you are no longer practicing real estate. Pssssst...That could me...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
  Have you ever stumbled upon a place that just feels like a warm hug? That’s exactly how I felt about Black Bear Diner in Orem, right on the edge of Provo. This spot is a little slice of breakfast heaven that serves up some serious comfort food vibes all day long. Trust me, breakfast for dinner has never looked so good! Black Bear Diner in Orem: A Breakfast Lover’s Paradise Located at University Place Mall, Black Bear Diner is like a beacon for all of us who believe breakfast is the most important (and delicious) meal of the day. I mean, who can say no to fluffy hashbrowns, crispy bacon, and perfectly over-easy eggs any time they want? Not me, that’s for sure! Picking the Perfect Time Heads up, though — this place is a hit! If you’re not keen on waiting around for 45 minutes, aim for t...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Happy Val, Gal & Guy-lentine's Day! It's important to celebrate all types of love and friendship, so be sure to reach out to the people you care about and tell them how much they mean to you every day of the year. May you have a day filled with love, joy, and sincere connection! When it comes to real estate, a trusted agent can help both buyers and sellers find that perfect match. From start to finish, an experienced guide understands the wants and needs of all parties to ensure a smooth and successful transaction.  Happy Valentine's Day to you all!
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
So, I stumbled upon this cozy spot called Asa Ramen right in the heart of Provo/Orem, and oh boy, was it a delightful surprise! Nestled at State Street in Orem, this gem is right on the cusp of Provo, almost like it’s playing a little game of hide and seek with the city borders. If you’re zipping down State Street, keep those eyes peeled or you might just miss it. Trust me, it’s a discovery you don’t want to drive past. Discovering Asa Ramen: A Story of Spicy Miso Adventure One day, on a regular drive down State Street, my curiosity got the best of me. I made a swift U-turn, determined to check out Asa Ramen. And that, my friends, was a decision I’ll never regret. The moment we stepped into Asa Ramen, it was clear we were in for a treat. The ambiance? Oh, it’s all about cozy vibes with ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Call me to get in! As a long-time southern Utah resident, who truly enjoys the high desert climate, I can offer specific insights and information, benefitting both home buyers and sellers. From a small 55+ condominium, to a sprawling estate, I am the real estate agent to call who can get you in. As an experienced real estate agent, I am respectful toward fellow agents, affiliates and clients. It's most important to: Maintain professionalism Deliver reliable, up-to-date information Allow the Code of Ethics be a guide every day Surround myself with positive, motivated people Avoid negative discussions putting others in a bad light  Listening to wants and needs, then passing along information keeps me in business and clients happy! As most of us know, that is the intended, daily goal in th...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
  If you’re keen on discovering the ins and outs of the Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) in Utah, you’ve landed in the right spot. I’m here to share a scoop on this critical piece of military excellence that’s not just about might and power but also has a heart for our planet. So, buckle up as I, Katerina Gasset, alongside my son Tristan Gasset, your go-to real estate duo brokered by eXp Realty, guide you through what makes TEAD tick. A Glimpse into Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) Nestled in the heart of Tooele County, Utah, TEAD is a powerhouse of military logistics and defense solutions, playing a pivotal role since its inception in 1942 amidst the throes of World War II. But hey, it’s not all about ammunition and munitions; TEAD is on a mission of environmental stewardship too! Quick TEAD Facts Loc...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
  Today, I’m super excited to chat about one of Utah’s hidden gems — Mapleton. Nestled in Utah County, this upscale town has a special place in my heart, and for a good reason! If you’re dreaming about finding a new home, let me tell you, Mapleton might just be the perfect spot for you. With a range of homes that cater to just about any lifestyle, from cozy ranch-style houses to sprawling estates, there’s something here for everyone. Discovering the Charm of Mapleton Utah: A Home Seeker’s Haven Mapleton isn’t just any town. It’s a place where the scenic views are endless, and the sense of community is strong. Whether you’re drawn to its stunning landscapes, the high quality of life, or the variety of amenities, Mapleton stands out as a top choice for homebuyers. We’re here to guide you ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Sunshine and buzzes fill the air... Walking outside to the garden area, I noticed several honey bees darting past, busily foraging on a warmer, southern Utah winter day. A practiced landing at the hive to unload saddlebags, heavily laden with food, then setting off again to collect more. Am excited to see their proactive spirit, perhaps a lesson for humans on self-sufficiency rather relying on outside means for sustainability. Bees have the best work ethic of most creatures that I know, other than the dung beetle and we all know what he deals with, day in and day out. And that’s no bull!
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By Darrick Olsen | Marilyn Trabaccone, We specialize in Golf and Ski Resort Properties
(Trabaccone Olsen Advisors | Engel & Völkers Park City)
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability: Embracing the FutureIntroductionWelcome to the sixth installment of our blog series, "Building vs. Buying in Park City, Utah: Making Your Real Estate Decision." In this article, we will focus on the importance of energy efficiency and sustainability within the context of new construction and existing homes in Park City. We will explore specific examples of energy-efficient features in new construction projects and discuss the challenges of achieving similar levels of efficiency in existing homes. By understanding these dynamics, prospective homeowners and investors can make informed decisions that align with their long-term sustainability goals. Energy-Efficient Features in New ConstructionHigh-Quality Insulation: New construction projects in Park C...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
As a lover of all things pizza and someone who jumps at the chance to support a good cause, discovering Malawi’s Pizza in Provo, Utah, felt like hitting the jackpot.Nestled in the cozy Shops at Riverwoods, Malawi’s Pizza isn’t just any pizza place; it's a dining experience with a heartwarming purpose.Every time I walk in for a bite, knowing that my meal helps feed a child in Malawi, Africa, adds an extra layer of joy to my dining experience. Today, I’m excited to share my adventures at Malawi’s Pizza with you, hoping you’ll feel as inspired as I do each time I visit. A Slice for A Slice: The Heart of Malawi’s Pizza What sets Malawi’s Pizza apart isn’t just its delicious food but its mission: for every meal purchased, a nutritious meal is donated to a child in Malawi.This “Meal for Meal ...
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By Darrick Olsen | Marilyn Trabaccone, We specialize in Golf and Ski Resort Properties
(Trabaccone Olsen Advisors | Engel & Völkers Park City)
Are you dreaming of a place where your whole family can gather and create lasting memories? A place where you can build your dream home surrounded by nature and tranquility? Look no further than The Preserve Park City, Utah. With its large acreage homesites and stunning mountain views, The Preserve offers the perfect setting for building your very own family compound.New Construction:The first step in building your family compound is finding the right location and starting with a blank canvas. The Preserve provides the opportunity to construct your dream home exactly the way you envision it. Whether you prefer a modern architectural design or a more traditional mountain retreat, there are endless possibilities for creating your ideal living space. New construction allows you to select e...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
  I have a story for you! So, there we were, gearing up for my eldest granddaughter’s big 16 — yeah, the sweet sixteen bash. Every year, it’s been our little tradition to go out for sushi because, let’s be real, who doesn’t love a good sushi night, right? But this year, I thought, “Let’s kick things up a notch.” I mean, it’s not every day your granddaughter turns 16. She’s pretty much obsessed with sushi (who can blame her?), so I set out to find the perfect spot that would make this birthday unforgettable. Enter Mr. Shabu, our knight in shining armor, nestled right on the border of Orem, a hop, skip, and a jump away from Provo, Utah. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill sushi joint. Mr. Shabu is where the art of Japanese cuisine comes to life, offering a mind-blowing a la carte menu that’s ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Well… Good, concise communication truly matters while transacting. The ability to negotiate, depends on many factors, including the spirit of cooperation.. The art of conversion loses all meaning or reference when neither side of the parties involved agree to bend at all. Sometimes you just have to say… Well…
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By Darrick Olsen | Marilyn Trabaccone, We specialize in Golf and Ski Resort Properties
(Trabaccone Olsen Advisors | Engel & Völkers Park City)
822 Klaim Drive, Hideout, UT  This newly completed, luxurious townhome in Klaim offers an exceptional combination of features and an unbeatable location. Just 15 minutes away from Park City Main Street and three renowned ski resorts, this 3-bedroom end unit townhome provides breathtaking views of Deer Valley and the Jordanelle reservoir. The open-concept kitchen is a highlight, featuring a spacious island and high-end appliances that seamlessly connect to the dining and living areas, creating an inviting and expansive atmosphere. The home is adorned with elegant hardwood flooring throughout, adding a touch of sophistication.Beyond its remarkable features, Klaim, the location of this townhome, offers an ideal setting for both primary residents and second homeowners. The property allows f...
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By Darrick Olsen | Marilyn Trabaccone, We specialize in Golf and Ski Resort Properties
(Trabaccone Olsen Advisors | Engel & Völkers Park City)
Finding Your Ideal Home: Exploring Park City's Diverse NeighborhoodsIntroduction:Welcome to our blog post where we will take you on a journey through the various neighborhoods of Park City, helping you find the perfect place to call home. From prestigious gated communities like Red Cloud, Deer Crest, Bald Eagle Club, Empire Pass, Nakoma, and Bannerwood, to charming neighborhoods like Aerie, Thaynes, Park Meadows, Sun Peak, and Silver Springs, we will highlight areas that offer unique amenities and are popular for primary residential living.Deer Valley- Red Cloud: Immerse yourself in ski-in/ski-out luxury in Red Cloud in Empire Pass, an upscale community known for its panoramic views and luxurious residences.- Empire Pass: Elevate your mountain living experience in Empire Pass, a sought-...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
Weathering Through Man-made Squallers Inclement weather is a part of life in all corners of the world. People in high-risk areas prepare for the worst by using the best, tried and true methods in preventing undue harm to their loved ones or properties. Nothing can prepare for the man-made storms that are heaped upon us, though, especially those designed to incite. As industry professionals, we become the voice of reason when emotions run at high velocity. Verbal outbursts, while mediating come from the desire to control. Angry tirades are best quashed immediately or dealt with from a distance rather than right-in-your-face. This type of situation can escalate quickly! The three stages of a storm:🌬 Heading into the storm - handling presented challenges thoughtfully and swiftly is relativ...
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By Katerina Gasset, Amplify Your Real Estate & Life Dreams!
(The Gasset Group & Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
  If you’re on the hunt for a new home near Camp Williams and want to soak up the military vibe plus enjoy the perks of being close to the base, you’re in the right place. I’m Katerina Gasset, and alongside my son Tristan Gasset, we’re your go-to Military Relocation Professional duo, brokered by eXp Realty. We’re all about making your home search as breezy and enjoyable as possible. So, let’s dive into what makes living near Camp Williams such a fantastic choice and how we can help you find your dream home. About Camp Williams in Utah Camp Williams is more than just a military training center; it’s the heart of the Utah Army National Guard. This place is buzzing with energy, serving as a crucial training ground for our dedicated soldiers. It’s not just for the Army folks, though. The Ai...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent
(Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374)
A Soft Touch Gets Positive Results. Gone are the days of generic, scripted prose, designed to entice the consumer when buying or selling property. It always sounded rehearsed and the worse thing in business, is to feel you're being sold! When beginning my real estate career, trainers were exalting the results of such memorized speech in every, in-person session. This also included the 'foot in the door' routine before the homeowner closed it. That's almost trespassing and an aggressive approach in convincing someone to hire an experienced professional to potentially list a property. Never tried it and have zero plans of adding it to my business model!  Instead, I created a client-centric advertising and marketing plan, one that has a softer approach geared toward past work experiences. ...
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