Posts Tagged: salt lake city

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #11 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City

It was a big surprise when the Utah capital started making lists of gay-friendly cities, but it is for good reason. Nearly 5% of the metro area population identify as gay and Salt Lake has been very progressive on employment and housing protection for LGBT residents in an otherwise conservative state. Salt Lake is also… Read more »

Salt Lake City Home Prices Up 11% in Third Quarter

Home prices in Salt Lake County showed double-digit gains in this year’s third quarter, according to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors. For the July-August-September period, the median single-family home price in Salt Lake County increased to $218,000, up 11 percent compared to a median price of $197,000 in the third quarter 2011. The third… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Charlotte Kornik, Salt Lake City

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Charlotte Kornik is an eighteen-year Utah resident, who originally moved here from California – she went to school and played basketball at the University of Arizona and then at… Read more »

The Advocate’s Gayest City: Salt Lake City, Utah

While those unfamiliar with the Beehive State are likely to conjure images of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, far-less-oppressive-than-it-used-to-be Salt Lake City has earned its queer cred. There are more than a half-dozen hot spots for men and women, including the eco-friendly nightclub Jam (JamSLC.com), though the sustainable bamboo flooring is perhaps less of a draw… Read more »

Salt Lake City Home Prices Drop As Sales Rise

Sales of existing single-family homes during the third quarter reached their highest point in four years, according to data complied by the Salt Lake Board of Realtors. But the prices paid for those properties declined. The number of single-family homes sold in Salt Lake County in the July-August-September period jumped 33 percent compared to the… Read more »

UT: Salt Lake City Home Sales Jumped 30% in September Over 2010

Home sales are quietly seeing double- digit gains along the Wasatch Front, and the expectation is that should continue through the end of the year. Salt Lake Board of Realtors communications director Dave Anderton said Friday the board’s preliminary numbers for September sales showed a 30 percent increase over September 2010. Official numbers for September… Read more »