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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Old lead pipes could spell trouble for Salt Lake City residents.

Urban Living
Two weeks ago, the city of Atlanta, Georgia, had no water for several days and people are still being told to boil water in some neighborhoods.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Developers in California want to build a Daybreak-style walkable city from scratch.

Urban Living
Sure, I love the natural beauty of the beaches, the redwood forest, even the desert—but I would not live there.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

J-Town

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Unless you're a Native American, we're all immigrants to this state.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Builders of new homes in Utah offer incentives and upgradeable features to buyers.

Urban Living
In their most recent national survey of builders involved in erecting homes, not condos, the data showed that smaller home construction is the norm (less square feet), which became obvious in 2023 and is continuing this year in an effort to make the buying process more palatable.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Salt Lake's beloved Abravanel Hall is in the crosshairs of downtown development.

Urban Living
I'll admit it right off—I'm a band geek. I started with the violin, then upright bass, then percussion, brass and finally French horn.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The illegal teardown of an LDS meetinghouse shows a need for stronger historic protections.

Urban Living
I believe that if I live in my city, I have to contribute to my city—and the most valuable thing I can give is my time.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Utah homeowners may be missing out on tax credits for improving their property.

Urban Living
The deadline to file your income taxes has passed, and I'll bet there are a lot of homeowners out there who aren't aware that there are many tax-deductible improvements that could help defer their overall taxes.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Utahns can search the state Department of Corrections website to see registered sex offenders living in their area.

Urban Living
I recently had a client who is new to the area wonder about sex offenders that were located in a neighborhood where she wanted to purchase a home.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Americans who think about fleeing to Canada would still have a hard time finding housing.

Urban Living
I have a lot of friends who say, "If Trump gets elected again, I'm moving to Canada and buying a home there!"

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

A new skyscraper on State Street is one part office tower and one part Latter-day Saint meetinghouse.

Urban Living
It's a beautiful building inside, but what really impressed me is the fact there is a four-story meeting house for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at the base of the tower.

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