Provo housing: singles vs. families?

“This is a great place to be.” “Zoning laws are not discriminatory.” “My family feels very upset, very discriminated against and very hurt.” “They’re hoping zoning laws will get rid of us.” If you live in Provo, you probably know that there’s some tension in neighborhoods between renters and homeowners. And between families and young […]

Zillow includes 3 Utah cities on Top 10 list for hottest housing market in 2017

Three Utah cities made Zillow’s list for the “Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. “Zillow’s 2017 list highlights that jobs and opportunities are increasingly growing in smaller markets away from the coasts,” said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Svenja Gudell in a press release. “Mid-size cities like Salt Lake […]

Orem’s lows make it the best city in the country for working parents

Orem has a lot of lows — crime rates, commute times, unemployment rate — added to Utah’s lows — housing costs, crime rates, childcare costs — to put it over the top as the No. 1 city in the country for working parents. “Well, since the beginning we’ve been Family City USA, so there’s just a real focus […]

Provo spends 2015 at the top of national rankings

It was another great year for Provo in national rankings, from top spots in volunteering and job growth, placing in top college town lists and recognition for well being. “While many of the rankings are fun, we feel like the best, most significant ones are those that strike to the core of who we are […]

Orem focusing on State Street’s future

With Midtown Village looking like it’s back on track, new housing developments in the works along State Street, and a huge redevelopment project at University Mall, Orem is taking advantage of the momentum and getting to work on a State Street master plan. The plan will encompass the area on State Street from 2000 North […]

HGUV: Insider tips on building, buying or remodeling a home

Love a little HGTV? Consider this the Utah County equivalent. We’ve got it all — property virgins, house hunters and radical remodelers. Read our Q&A to learn their take on building, buying and remodeling. The Property Virgins  Steve and Allie Vincent, Saratoga Springs UV: What motivated you to build a home rather than rent? Steve and Allie: We […]