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St George Real Estate - In Recovery!
The St George area holds quite an illustrious charm all its own. In courting buyers, all I have to do is take them on a drive out along Snow Canyon Parkway, out to Tuacahn where the red rocks are the backdrop for the ampitheater plays, and their hooked on the area.
Real estate values rose, ever so slowly in 2013. Interest rates are holding and inventory levels have held- this is a much better climate for sellers.
The recent colder weather and the contrast of what you get here, will help us for our Spring of 2014 influx of real estate shoppers into our area- see January 2014 blog post.
More homes sell without price reductions they once used to have in order to sell. Homes are selling within two to three months time if they are serious. There is also a very significant decline in distressed sales inventory. All this may represent a steady, if but slow, picture of real estate values recovery.
As a retirement specialist I get phone calls from many retirees speculating now, about 5 years prior to actual retirement. Also, I have lots of first time and regular home buyers showing increased interest since interest rates are still very low. St George home values have gained some ground in price appreciation over the last couple of years. More on our historical real estate trends.
St George Attracts Business
Christopher Conabee, Managing Director of Corporate Recruitment and Business Services for Utah, visited St George in July of 2012 and reported that business recruiting to the entire state has been phenomenal in comparison with the rest of the nation, that commercial developers were active in our state. He reported that the due diligence required by bigger companies, before settling to the area is significantly reduced by a precedence of former companies that have landed here in the very recent past. This bodes well for Utah’s future, to include the local area, inciting key companies that had relocated here.
Let's not forget the new St George Regional airport which many economic advisors have reported as being capable of giving the commercial sector and business a "shot in the arm" for our local area. Utah, in general, is already reported as one of the nation’s leading best places for business and economic growth.
Relocating to Saint George Utah
A certain segment of the St George real estate buyers are now relocating from Northern Utah. California and Las Vegas used to be about a fourth of our buyer influx, but now they come from all over.
With great neighborhoods in Saint George, Utah,
the real estate values are holding their value. The area is know for its unique culture, tourism, friendly people, low taxes, safer neighborhoods, warmer weather, the
allure of the high desert rock and the national park-like red landscape, and good family, school, and retirement resources. Many people comment on how the drier climate really does aid
We have over 11 golf courses in the local area helping provide a greenbelt against the red landscape. It is apparent that the city is run well with developing infrastructure, noteworthy being the new St George Municipal airport which allows for larger commuter jets. All of these factors have already put St. George “on the map” for popular destinations for relocation, both on a personal level and for business. You can learn lots more about the area here at our St George Utah page.
Hi, this is Brian and if you list your home with me, Brian Habel with Fidelity Real Estate, I put it here on this site and as a result your property gets sold in less time than other homes put onto the MLS.
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Remember that when you are buying you pay no real estate commissions on any of the homes or MLS listings across all real estate companies 99% of the time and 100% of the time with me. It is perfectly free when you buy and double duty when you sell, as part of the arrangement of the properties being put onto the MLS. As part of the pattern on all MLS properties, the seller pays for your REALTOR® side of commissions. Click here to read my value proposition, how I separate myself from the pack.
Feel free to ask me a question. I am usually easy to get a hold of as well.
Remember to experience our online MLS property search above. This site has lots of unique content about the area, so feel free to browse around. My name is Brian Habel and I have authored this site mainly because I really believe this is a special place- SoUtah! Secondly, I hope to win your business, whether to buy, sell or invest- I can help! Call me anytime for your real estate needs at (435) 674-3600.
Update: Short Sales can possibly affect credit just as bad as a SS. Also, it is not always necessary to stop payments in order to initiate a short sale- consult with my short sale specialist; call (435) 674-3600.
What Sets Me Apart - What I Do that Most Do Not Or Cannot Do, that Makes All the Difference!
In a market where people are turning to the internet, increased exposure happens as a product of specific real estate related searches. You will have exclusive posting on the highest real estate specific related search site for our area - www.st-george-realestate.com This web site happens to be owned and operated by me and my team. This site gets 150+ people a day. I can think of no other method for obtaining greater exposure.
Creatively feature a slide show and virtual tour of your listing on the home page to be exposed to significantly more people a day, the kind of exposure that you would not otherwise obtain with any other Realtor®, including ones that tout being #1, when in fact it is the exposing of your home that should be #1.
Develop a professionally made email flyer highlighting the features and benefits of your property to be sent to hundreds of real estate agents who have buyers looking.
Generating extra action on the home at the time of price reductions by calling past interested parties back and resending price reduction by flyer, mass marketing it to other agents courting buyers.
Post occasionally on local publications.
Be reliability available by phone regarding calls from other agents, keeping track of who calls, and maintaining consistent communication with both interested parties and you, the seller.
Follow-up with agents who have shown your property for needed feedback on the home.
Institute recommended or timely price reductions based on feedback and showings on the home and any of our communications regarding pricing and selling strategy. Active monitoring and changes that need to take place on the listing data and in assessing feedback and any changes in the market regarding our competition.
Putting it onto the MLS with a featured video and nice pictures.
Brian has always been free to do any market analysis for you. Please call him at (435) 674-3600 any time, night or day, for your real estate needs.
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Brian has worked full time, non-stop doing real estate while being a top producer.
Brian has continued to update his experience with sales training and industry education.
Brian is an Eagle Scout and current Scout Leader with a corresponding drive to both be honest while securing his clients best interests.
Brian follows through and employs others to help provide excellent service.
Brian seeks to treat one person at a time with the dignity he would like to be treated with.
Brian makes himself accessible and tries to get back to people in a responsible manner.
Brian knows the areas neighborhoods and values very well with 8 years of experience.
Brian rubs shoulders with other Top Producing agents and provides a good atmosphere of cooperation among fellow agents.
Brian understands how to get what his clients want and to make things happen. He understands representation for YOU.
Brian is technically driven, providing his clients the most amount of exposure possible through the number one web site for traffic in the area, providing for individualized showcasing and extra attention. He positions you front and center on the home page where the traffic resides, all for your advantage and increased exposure!
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