May 2, 2023

Utah Property Tax Needs an Overhaul

Property taxes…

I've been seeking change in Utah's property taxes for more than a decade. Our residential property tax system needs to be fixed. My ideas of what could correct the property tax system are largely modeled from Prop 13 in California (I like to point out that ...

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March 14, 2023

March 2023 St George Utah Real Estate Report

St George home sales have been stagnant. February marks the 5th month of stagnant sales (nearly identical figures); January dropped (normal), but February didn't jump—which is very unusual. Typically February and March have a decent sale increase due to the annual Parade of Homes event. I am holding out ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers, Statistics
Jan. 12, 2023

2022 Year End Housing Report and Projections

Year-end St George Real Estate Market Report

Here we are, at the beginning of the new year and ready to speculate on what is on the housing market horizon. We must review the past to know what to expect for the future. This article will focus on Greater St George ...

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Nov. 2, 2022

November 2022 Housing Market Report

November 2022 St George housing market report

The housing train has slowed.

You read it here first, folks. I've been telling you this was coming, and here it is. Is this the end? Are we heading for (another) complete housing market crash? 

No…I don't think it will ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers, Statistics
Oct. 5, 2022

October 2022 St George Housing Market Report

September 2022 has about the same inventory level as we had "pre-covid" September 2019. Last month I wrote that we'd watch this level and see if inventory levels continue to climb. It did.

The genuine concern was the number of SOLD homes. For September 2022, we sold 203 homes ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers, Statistics
Oct. 1, 2022

257 N Prickly Pear Drive Washington UT

Home for sale RV parking

Home for Sale in Washington Utah

257 Prickly Pear Drive
Washington, Utah

Price: $425,000
MLS 22-235697

Bed: 5  Bath: 3
NO HOA, RV Parking
Garage: 2
Square Footage: 2,242

Are you the buyer searching for a "non-cookie cutter home"? Check out this fabulous Tudor facade home near Green ...

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Sept. 14, 2022

September 2022 St George Real Estate Market Report

September 2022 St George Real Estate Market Report

If you've followed along on my blogs, you'll know where I stand on the market and conditions and my speculation on what will happen. So far, I've been on point. My option tends to go against the grain of ...

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Aug. 5, 2022

August 2022 St George Residential Housing Update

It’s August already, the year is progressing, and the St George, Utah, housing market has begun the shift. Our inventory has increased at a very rapid pace. It seems concerning upon an up-close examination. It is disturbing, quite frankly. But sometimes, you must step back and see things from a ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers, Statistics
Aug. 2, 2022

Utah Property Taxes Discriminate

Utah Property Taxes Discriminate. You may have been stunned if you've received your Washington County, Utah, annual property tax valuation bill. There are two issues I'm going to discuss in this article. Issue ONE...the ADDED tax showing on the bill they plan to vote on August 18th ...

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July 7, 2022

July 2022 St George Real Estate Report

We are now into the second half of 2022, so let's look at the first half of the real estate market conditions. Here is a great infographic showing the past two years, specific to the Greater St George area, residential homes. 

St George Utah 2022 Real Estate Conditions

It's important to note that while ...

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Posted in Buyers, Sellers, Statistics