We offer you many choices for living an urban lifestyle in sustainable, convenient and enjoyable places.

Life Near State Street

Life Near State Street

Aug 10, 2019

This charming east-side 2 bedroom 1 bath bungalow is located steps from State Street and minutes from downtown with easy access to the 900 South business district, Liberty Park, and local schools. One open house, multiple offers and four days on the market- there’s barely time to pack.

The connection between limekilns and our historic homes

The connection between limekilns and our historic homes

Jul 9, 2019

Three limekilns were built in Limekiln Gulch, near the foothills above The Avenues in Salt Lake City, in the late 1850s.

Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

Jun 3, 2019

Simultaneously selling your home and buying your next home can be tricky.

New amongst the old

New amongst the old

May 20, 2019

Not everyone finds the answers to their dreams in a burnt-out old home on a small lot while walking the dogs but these two did.

Spring Newsletter 2019

Spring Newsletter 2019

May 6, 2019

Homeownership And Your Financial Future, Sustainable Home Improvements, Pledge To Be Pesticide Free and more …

Dreams of homeownership are seriously threatened

Dreams of homeownership are seriously threatened

May 6, 2019

 In 2013, the monthly mortgage payment for the median-priced home in Utah came in at $1,167. By 2018, that monthly payment had climbed dramatically — up 56 percent to $1,821. Comparatively, household income increased by just 20 percent during that same period.

Architectural diversity in 84103

Architectural diversity in 84103

Apr 17, 2019

Two of Salt Lake City’s oldest residential historic districts are Marmalade and the Avenues.

Want to know how much it will cost for that remodeling project?

Want to know how much it will cost for that remodeling project?

Apr 17, 2019

Estimating costs on remodeling projects in a home is a daunting task.

Reality versus perception

Reality versus perception

Mar 30, 2019

It’s a proven formula for real estate success: Combine a thriving tech scene and downtown development with enviable access to nature, and residential property will boom. 

Why 2019 Promises to Be Better for Buyers

Why 2019 Promises to Be Better for Buyers

Feb 26, 2019

After inventory and affordability challenges in 2018, prospective home buyers may have better chances of scoring a property this year.

What’s so great about The Great Salt Lake?

What’s so great about The Great Salt Lake?

Jan 17, 2019

The Great Salt Lake ecosystem is a complex and unique saline ecosystem that is locally, regionally, hemispherically, and globally important. Check out the link below for a short video that explains how the GSL came to be.

Winter Newsletter~Sell It Fast With Feng Shui,Top 10 Issues Affecting Real Estate, Buy Smart and more
Apartments or condos, which do developers prefer to build?

Apartments or condos, which do developers prefer to build?

Dec 13, 2018

Scan the horizon in town and you are likely to see a staggering array of cranes. Although people often comment on “another condo” going up when they pass construction sites, nearly all of the big housing buildings going up during the construction boom in recent years are apartments, not condos.

Accessory Dwelling Units in SLC

Accessory Dwelling Units in SLC

Nov 20, 2018

The ADU ordinance spent years in development as pushback from residents in the city’s most affluent neighborhoods resulted in delays, revisions and eventually a proposed ADU boundary that would exclude those neighborhoods from the ordinance.

We hope to work with you again!

We hope to work with you again!

Nov 5, 2018

When your landlord gives you the option to buy the home you’re renting, it just might be worth taking action.

Perfectly affordable home purchase

Perfectly affordable home purchase

Nov 1, 2018

SOLD Perched in the Poplar Grove neighborhood this tidy 3 bedroom 2 bath home is sure to please.

When It Comes To Homeownership, The Future Is Female

When It Comes To Homeownership, The Future Is Female

Nov 1, 2018

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, single women have outpaced men in homeownership since 1986. 

Fall Newsletter 2018 – Density, what is it? Can I afford to buy? Accessing your homes’ equity and more
Town & Gown- the connection between our cities and their colleges

Town & Gown- the connection between our cities and their colleges

Sep 18, 2018

The close connection between real estate and colleges/universities is undeniable in Utah.

Historic Duplex with views and land

Historic Duplex with views and land

Sep 1, 2018

Under Contract Western skies and untamed space surround this 1.3 acre one of a kind property.

Affordable Fairpark Home For Sale

Affordable Fairpark Home For Sale

Sep 1, 2018

SOLD  This charming 3 bedroom 1 bath home located on a quiet, well cared for street in the Fairpark neighborhood is just what you’ve been looking for.

Can you believe it?

Can you believe it?

Aug 9, 2018

Anniversaries are fun to celebrate, and it’s been a year since we worked together to find your home in the University Gardens Neighborhood. 

What is a Park Strip?

What is a Park Strip?

Jul 5, 2018

So, you may ask, what is the park strip, why is it there, and what do you do with it?

Historic cottage with modern styling near Liberty Park

Historic cottage with modern styling near Liberty Park

Jun 25, 2018

SOLD This 3 bedroom 1 bath home is the perfect combination of modern and historic character in the popular 9th & 9th neighborhood.

Sweet farm life in sugar house

Sweet farm life in sugar house

May 25, 2018

SOLD We first discovered this jewel with the homeowners in 2012, we knew right away it was special.

Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter~ Urban Garden & farm Tour,Prepping your home for sale, escalation clause and more
The Value of a Realtor

The Value of a Realtor

Apr 17, 2018

Our role in your real estate transaction is invaluable and is especially important in our ever changing market.

Have you considered an Estate Sale?

Have you considered an Estate Sale?

Feb 22, 2018

We take the best care of you and yours when selling a property for a loved one who has passed or just needs to downsize, but what if you need help with the disposal of all the sh..stuff?

Why is Utah a great place to live, work, learn and play?

Why is Utah a great place to live, work, learn and play?

Feb 6, 2018

Where we live can influence our health, our economic potential, and our children’s futures. Everyone-no matter their age, ability, income, or race-deserves the option to live somewhere affordable, convenient, beautiful, and safe. Read on to find out more about the investments, stewardship, and supportive, thriving communities in Utah.

“We can’t thank you enough…”

“We can’t thank you enough…”

Feb 3, 2018

We’ve always felt it’s a great honor to work with you, and we don’t often use that word.

Winter Newsletter 2017~Form Based Code Zoning, Generation Z,Financing Your Home Remodeling Projects and more
Forever Grateful…

Forever Grateful…

Nov 30, 2017

We had a conversation with a colleague recently who was confounded as to why we enjoyed working in residential versus commercial real estate.

Tasteful Tudor For Sale in Sugar House

Tasteful Tudor For Sale in Sugar House

Nov 30, 2017

SOLD Classic Tudor style 5 bedroom 2 bath home with handcrafted details such as the coved ceiling, leaded glass windows, graceful chimney and original fireplace, hardwood floors, mouldings and more.

For Sale in Liberty Wells Neighborhood

For Sale in Liberty Wells Neighborhood

Nov 6, 2017

SOLD Affordable Liberty Wells true 2 bedroom 1 bath bungalow with great potential to make over as your own. 

Forest Dale Cottage For Sale

Forest Dale Cottage For Sale

Oct 2, 2017

SOLD Built in a bygone era, this little 2 bedroom 1 bath gem shines with smart updates throughout.

Lower Yale Avenue Bungalow For Sale

Lower Yale Avenue Bungalow For Sale

Oct 2, 2017

SOLD Easy living in this cute 2 bedroom 1 bath east-side bungalow with great porch sitting potential.

Summer/Fall Newsletter 2017~Utah’s Housing Shortage, Credit Scores, Micro-Activism and more
I got rid of my PMI!

I got rid of my PMI!

Sep 8, 2017

My appraisal amount came back at exactly the amount I needed to remove my PMI, that’s the good news.  Thanks for your help with this! B.R. 

For Sale in University Gardens Neighborhood

For Sale in University Gardens Neighborhood

Jul 31, 2017

SOLD The charm in the University Gardens neighborhood is undeniable and this 3 bedroom 2 bath historic home has the distinct pleasure of having a front row seat.

Central City Condo For Sale

Central City Condo For Sale

Jul 17, 2017

SOLD  Urban and updated 2 bedroom 1 bath condo conveniently located between downtown and the University.

Morgan Valley Home For Sale

Morgan Valley Home For Sale

Jun 1, 2017

Fall in love at first sight when you step into this sophisticated 5 bedroom 5 bath Morgan Valley home with a cook’s dream kitchen and entertaining space for all.

Spring Newsletter ~ Staging, Not so hidden cameras, Urban Garden & Farm Tour and more…
Fairpark cottage for sale

Fairpark cottage for sale

May 16, 2017

SOLD – Built in 1909 this darling Victorian 2 bedroom 1 bath home is ready for you.

Sugar House Cottage for sale

Sugar House Cottage for sale

May 16, 2017

Sold – We stuck with the seller’s preferred price and by golly wouldn’t you know it, they were right. After a mere 228 days on the market and the advent of perhaps the strongest seller’s market in the history of Utah, we got her sold.

Sitting pretty in the city

Sitting pretty in the city

Apr 25, 2017

Sold – You know what they say about good things in small packages, “they sell fast” is what we say around these parts!

Salt Lake County’s first Bicycle highway

Salt Lake County’s first Bicycle highway

Apr 4, 2017

Bike trails have always been an essential ingredient in the Daybreak developement. There’s even an electric bicycle store, eSpokes located there to help you get geared up.

University Gardens Victorian home for sale

University Gardens Victorian home for sale

Mar 17, 2017

Sold – Lovely two story Victorian with three bedrooms, two baths delightfully blending historic charm and modern style.

Mid-Town Condo for sale

Mid-Town Condo for sale

Mar 17, 2017

Sold – Enjoy mountain to lake valley views while relaxing on your ample balcony or through the floor to ceiling glass of the living room in this one bedroom unit.

Love in Rose Park

Love in Rose Park

Feb 14, 2017

SOLD – This updated and well loved 5 bedroom 2 bath home welcomes you in right away.

Winter Newsletter~Homeless Shelters, Senior Cohousing, Egress Windows, Rising Interest Rates and more
Sustainable cities, linking universities with city government

Sustainable cities, linking universities with city government

Dec 27, 2016

Our cities are creating walkable, vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods that are attracting residents and employers, supporting existing businesses, and fostering entrepreneurs.

What about schools?

What about schools?

Dec 13, 2016

When choosing a neighborhood many home buyers consider proximity to good schools to be one of their top priorities.

Rose Park cutie for sale

Rose Park cutie for sale

Nov 24, 2016

SOLD Celebrate the season living in this charming neighborhood with its tree lined streets, sidewalks and cute homes like this one.

Canyon Rim cottage for sale

Canyon Rim cottage for sale

Nov 24, 2016

SOLD Peaceful living in this charming 4 bedroom 2 bath cottage located in the desirable Canyon Rim area.

Fall Newsletter 2016 ~ Curb appeal in a time of drought, Missing middle housing, How to make your offer standout and more!
Your happy place in the 9th & 9th neighborhood

Your happy place in the 9th & 9th neighborhood

Sep 8, 2016

Sold ~ One of a kind 5 bedroom 3 bath bungalow style home for sale, impeccably maintained and loaded with historic charm.

Home on the hill, with views

Home on the hill, with views

Sep 8, 2016

Sold, this attractive 3 bedroom home has been updated with contemporary style and efficient use of space.

For Sale, for a minute

For Sale, for a minute

Sep 8, 2016

This lovely 3 bedroom home has had great attention given to it; starting at the top with the roof, continuing throughout and down to the newly remodeled basement bathroom.

June 25th is the Urban Garden & Farm Tour 2016

June 25th is the Urban Garden & Farm Tour 2016

Jun 14, 2016

Join Wasatch Community Gardens for the annual Urban Garden and Farm Tour, formerly known as the Tour de Coops.

Mountain getaway for sale in Timberlakes

Mountain getaway for sale in Timberlakes

Jun 14, 2016

Sold This tranquil 5 bedroom 3 bath mountain home just east of Heber City, Utah is unlike any other in Timberlakes.

For Sale in the historic Douglas neighborhood near the University of Utah

For Sale in the historic Douglas neighborhood near the University of Utah

May 25, 2016

SOLD The neighborhood with its tree-lined streets and easy access to numerous dining, shopping, entertainment and transit options makes life enjoyable.

Spring Newsletter 2016~Flipping a house isn’t easy,May is National Bike Month, The Airbnb Factor, Old Windows, New Tricks and more
For you, anything

For you, anything

Apr 7, 2016

Dear Angela, Thank you so much for all of your help with the house.

Going, going, gone!

Going, going, gone!

Apr 7, 2016

SOLD  This is the home for all seasons of enjoyment located in the historic Granite area established in 1870 (part of Sandy today).

For sale 752 East 900 South Salt Lake City 84105

For sale 752 East 900 South Salt Lake City 84105

Mar 4, 2016

SOLD – Large four bedroom two bath bungalow located in the 9th & 9th neighborhood with a nice mix of old and new.

Help is on its way

Help is on its way

Feb 5, 2016

You never know when a plumbing emergency might happen in your home.

2016 Housing Forecast

2016 Housing Forecast

Jan 12, 2016

Utah’s housing market enjoyed a good year in 2015, although a shortage of homes on the market posed a challenge for homebuyers.

Winter Newsletter 2015 ~Utah Housing Forecast for 2016, Preparing your home for winter, 10 ways to stay sane while moving and more
For Sale in the Millcreek area at 1555 East 3350 South

For Sale in the Millcreek area at 1555 East 3350 South

Oct 30, 2015

SOLD-This one’s was a natural beauty from the time it was built with its welcoming arched brick gable doorway.

For sale at 242 E. Coatsville Avenue (1790 South)

For sale at 242 E. Coatsville Avenue (1790 South)

Oct 30, 2015

SOLD – Charming 2+bedroom,one bath cottage located in a friendly Liberty Wells neighborhood.

For Sale at 768 E. Parkway Avenue (2405 South)

For Sale at 768 E. Parkway Avenue (2405 South)

Oct 30, 2015

SOLD Looking back in the archives we found that this home was built as part of the now historically important Forest Dale Country Club (Golf Course) neighborhood.

Wondering what that home improvement project will cost?

Wondering what that home improvement project will cost?

Sep 28, 2015

As a homeowner it can be a bit overwhelming to figure out what you will pay to make repairs on your home.

Savoring Summer Newsletter~Lending and Title changes, Pricing per square footage, Own vs Rent, The value of trees and more
Sweet as pie in the Marmalade neighborhood

Sweet as pie in the Marmalade neighborhood

Aug 4, 2015

Sold– And the new owner is certainly lit up about their new place. Alive with light, this snazzy 2 bedroom home welcomes its new caretakers.

9th & 9th Victorian for sale

9th & 9th Victorian for sale

Jul 10, 2015

SOLD This charming piece of history is the new owner’s opportunity to make the friendly 9th & 9th neighborhood their home.

It’s a great market for selling your home

It’s a great market for selling your home

Jul 6, 2015

Twelve years is a good start in our long range career in Real Estate, and long enough to have witnessed the market shift from good, to bad and back again.

Wasatch Community Gardens Urban Garden & Farm Week June 15th-20th

Wasatch Community Gardens Urban Garden & Farm Week June 15th-20th

May 30, 2015

Whether you are a budding gardener, a seasoned grower, a backyard poultry keeper, or an urban dweller with herbs in a window, the Urban Garden and Farm Week will have an event for you.

This 15th & 15th Tudor is a treat

This 15th & 15th Tudor is a treat

May 19, 2015

SOLD This beautiful creature was on the market for a day and was quickly swooped off her feet.

Make the 9th & 9th neighborhood your own

Make the 9th & 9th neighborhood your own

May 19, 2015

SOLD Good design stands the test of time and this bungalow style home was well built from the get-go. Our real estate market agreed, 6 offers after only 2 days on the market, yowza!

Spring 2015 Newsletter ~Sustainable housing market, My Community Mortgage, All Decked out and more
Making Memories in Millcreek

Making Memories in Millcreek

May 15, 2015

Congratulations, this charming, light-filled 5 bedroom home is located on a quiet Millcreek cul-de-sac and is the proud member of a new family.

The highest compliment of all, a happy homeowner

The highest compliment of all, a happy homeowner

Mar 6, 2015

Thanks Shaun. I know we talked last night about being lucky because the timing on the sale, purchase, and closing of both homes went so smoothly. However,

Be involved. Be in the know. Be part of your community.

Be involved. Be in the know. Be part of your community.

Nov 30, 2014

Most residents are unaware of the process by which land use and zoning changes occur within Salt Lake City.

We live in a great state, a state of Gratitude

We live in a great state, a state of Gratitude

Oct 8, 2014

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”  Quote from Theodore Roosevelt

Migration patterns of the young adult species heretofore referred to as “Millennials”

Migration patterns of the young adult species heretofore referred to as “Millennials”

Sep 23, 2014

Salt Lake City one of the top cities in the nation for attracting the young adult population that is coming of homeownership age (20-34 year olds).

Growing a home,a garden,a  family,a love of biking and chickens in our community.

Growing a home,a garden,a family,a love of biking and chickens in our community.

Jul 2, 2014

The Wasatch Community Gardens’ Urban Garden and Farm Tour allows you one of those rare voyeuristic opportunities to snoop in your neighbor’s backyard.

Solar Powered Marmalade Loft Townhouses

Solar Powered Marmalade Loft Townhouses

Apr 4, 2014

Brand new Townhouses in the Marmalade District Lofts, 1.5 blocks from the incoming library on 300 West.

The message is blowing in the wind, and shining on us daily.

The message is blowing in the wind, and shining on us daily.

Mar 3, 2014

My father came with me on a field trip to see the wind turbines at the mouth of Spanish Fork canyon.

Oh the places you will go… on your bike

Oh the places you will go… on your bike

Feb 5, 2014

The Bicycle Advisory Committee comprises of  13 members and I’m one of them.

Forecast-sunny with a chance of  growth

Forecast-sunny with a chance of growth

Jan 31, 2014

There were a variety of topics covered in the Utah Economic Forecast Event we attended today. Did you know we are in a position along the Wasatch Front to attract more jobs than California, surprisingly more so than the             oh-so-booming San Francisco Bay area.  We have begun to “cluster”, clusters […]

Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms

Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms

Dec 30, 2013

When you picture a housing development no matter where it’s located, you might imagine golf courses, swimming pools and rows of identical houses.

Buy Local, Be Creative

Buy Local, Be Creative

Nov 26, 2013

  We are always delighted to hear when Salt Lake City is ranked by outside sources as top in areas such as business, quality of life and now as Top Creative City  (mid-size)  in the U.S.

We are engaged, engaged citizens that is!

We are engaged, engaged citizens that is!

Nov 14, 2013

The link below is a resource for all present and future Salt Lake City residents.

Coming to Utah!

Coming to Utah!

Sep 27, 2013

Thank you for all you did to make this happen.

Merci

Merci

Aug 29, 2013

Dear Angela, Thanks for all your help in finding & purchasing our dream condo & for the lovely house warming gift.

Downtown Salt Lake City Renaissance

Downtown Salt Lake City Renaissance

May 1, 2013

Last night we attended the public viewing of over 200 design submissions for the 69/70 Project.

We’re so excited!

We’re so excited!

Feb 22, 2013

Angela & Shaun, Thanks so much for all you help & flexibility in helping us find our new house!

Biking around town – Salt Lake City Bike Map and “GREENbike” Bike Share

Biking around town – Salt Lake City Bike Map and “GREENbike” Bike Share

Nov 29, 2012

Are you wondering what the best routes are to navigate around the city? Did you know you can “share” a bike for as little as $5 in and around the downtown area?

We’ve been “Collected”

We’ve been “Collected”

Oct 10, 2012

Recently we were approached to have our chickens and coop featured in a local real estate blog.

Patience, positive attitude and professionalism

Patience, positive attitude and professionalism

Aug 10, 2012

The most gracious thanks to you – you exude & display the greatest patience, positive attitude, and professionalism.

The Utah Real Estate Contract Explained

The Utah Real Estate Contract Explained

Apr 17, 2012

The Real Estate Purchase Contract is a six-page document we use when we write an offer to buy a home.

From Selling to Sold

From Selling to Sold

Apr 17, 2012

Selling your home can be a stressful ordeal. Choosing a Realtor to be your advocate ensures that your interests are first priority.

Shaun Jacobsen

Shaun Jacobsen

Apr 10, 2012

Life is good here along the Wasatch Front. I enjoy the easy access to the outdoors whether I’m running in the hills, skiing in the mountains or biking around the valley.

Angela Carlson

Angela Carlson

Apr 10, 2012

I first fell in love with real estate when we rescued our 1896 historic home more than twenty years ago.

Hello world!

Hello world!

Jan 19, 2012

Our work fills a large part of our life, and we are truly satisfied to do what we believe is great work.

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