Saint George, UT Real Estate News

By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Thriller at Tuacahn - St George Utah - October 24-October 31, 2015 "THRILLER" at Tuacahn amphitheatre near St George Utah is a Halloween tradition for many southern Utah residents and visitors alike. This performance is a must-see for many locals and I highly recommend it! It's a great way to usher in the Halloween season and get in the mood for ghosts and ghouls!Odyssey Dance Theatre puts on a spooky spectacular of dance, music and singing as it pays homage to the stars of All Hallow's Eve. The two hour program includes haunting music, mystical dancing and eye popping special effects.There's a number performed by Frankenstein and his bride, mummies a plenty and lots of silly antics too. My family's favorite performance is that of the dancing skeletons, all done in the dark with black l...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
St George Mayor's Walk-2015Be a part of the St George 2015 Marathon even if you don't run 26.2 miles by participating in the St George Mayor's Walk.  You will have the chance to cross the Marathon finish line by taking part in the 29th annual St George Mayor's Walk on Friday, Oct. 3, 2015.Hosted by the ST. GEORGE EXCHANGE CLUB and sponsored by State Bank of Southern Utah and Planet 94.1. The walk is a "family friendly" 2.1 miles.  Be one of the 1200 participants in the exciting St. George Marathon experience as we walk to the St. George Marathon finish line with Mayor Jon Pike, business associates, school mates, friends and family.Walk begins at 7:00 a.m. at Bluff Street Park located at Sandtown Park, 700 North Bluff Street, and follows Diagonal Street to Main Street to 300 South, endin...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
2015 Huntsman World Senior Games – St. George UTIt’s back again…the Huntsman World Senior Games. There’s no bigger adventure for our St. George UT seniors to enjoy. If you are a man or woman ages 55 or above, get ready for the time of your life. The Huntsman World Senior Games began in 1987 and have been going strong ever since. The games were founded by John and Daisy Morgan with a vision of an international event that all seniors could enjoy. So, now is the time when your golden years can be a bit better during this event. It helps promote physical fitness and good health for a better way of life.The Huntsman World Senior Games have been open to all men and women who are ages 55 or above since the inception of the games. There is a small staff that works the organization year round an...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
St George Marathon | Like No Other! | Saturday October 3rd, 2015   What an amazing day, like no other, to experience southern Utah on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 when more than 7,000 athletes will come together to compete in the 39th Annual St. George Marathon.       Fun Facts about The St. George Marathon... Ranked in the Top 20 Marathons in the USA Rated by Runner's World as one of the four "Marathons to Build a Vacation Around" in the World. Included in Runner's World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons USA Track & Field Certified & Sanctioned Athletes start at 5240 feet, ending at 2680 feet in elevation, now that's fast!     Thank you athletes, each and every one of you for accomplishing your goals through hard work, diligence and consistent methods. The 26.2 mile race starts at C...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Are you looking for St George Utah Pool Homes for sale? Then follow this link for details on St George Pool Homes for Sale.Although fall has arrived, temperatures are still very warm here in St George!  There's plenty of time left to enjoy a pool this year.  I can help you locate a home in St George with a pool and have an up-to-the-minute list of all available properties with pools.Maybe you don't want a private pool in your yard, but a community with an association pool that residents have access to. A lot of home buyers prefer this type of arrangement. The benefits of having a semi-private pool in your neighborhood without the worries of maintenance is very appealing to many buyers.Vacation home buyers and second home buyers in St George Utah are especially attracted to this type of ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
Happy Feet!   This is how I celebrate after closing when clients have finally found that special home that will serve them well for many years to come! ................................................................... Little Ruger, our Gbaby came to visit me yesterday at the office and showed me once again what unbridled joy looks like. It sure suits him well and it helps to have a Tootsie Pop sucker in each hand! 
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Sun River St George 55 and over Community Market Report-August 2015The Sun River St George 55 and over Community is still one of the most popular neighborhoods in St George Utah! The Sun River housing market reflects this popularity and continued to be strong during the month of August 2015.  Available inventory is shrinking and prices continue to rise. You'll notice that sales prices are increasing and homes priced under $200,000 are diminishing quickly.  Check out the latest statistics below~  There were 14 homes sold in SunRiver during August 2015-  2 homes sold for between $150,000-$200,000  3 homes sold for between $200,000-$250,000  3 homes sold for between $250,000-$350,000  2 homes sold for between  $350,000-$450,000  1 home sold for between $450,000-$550,000  3 homes sold for b...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
September 2015 National Real Estate Market UpdateThe national real estate market update is looking good. Many times each month I post local St. George UT real estate market updates, which have been really good too. This recent September 2015 national real estate market update shows that existing home sales have hit another high. July 2015 actually saw a year over year increase into the double digits.Currently, inventory is a little tight on the national level as home sales increase and out-pace homes being put on the market. Now is the time we generally see a decline in home sales as the holidays approach. However, it looks like we will still see good numbers as the year comes to an end.The national real estate market update also shows that mortgage rates remain restrained because of th...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
WCBR Home Tour Tuesday 'till 12:30 | 2341 S Augusta Drive St George, UT 84790 On Washington County Utah Board Tour tomorrow! Drawing for a $100 Gas Card when you fill out an opinion form. Stop by 2341 South Augusta Drive in St. George, Utah until 12:30 tomorrow.Well maintained stone and stucco exterior adds to the curb appeal of this home. Captivating interior packs natural design details and upgraded elements into an ahhhh-mazing home for one lucky home buyer.  
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
St George Utah Rodeo-Dixie Round Up Sept. 17, 18 and 19, 2015It's time once again for the annual St George Utah Rodeo - Dixie Round Up, sponsored by the St George Lions Club.  This will be the 81st year the rodeo has been held!  True to tradition, the rodeo is always held during the second week of September each year and runs for 3 days.  In 2015 those dates are September 17th-19th.  The event is held at the Dixie Sun Bowl which is in downtown St George.The Dixie Round-Up Rodeo is a favorite event for many of the locals and has become a family tradition for generations.  Cowboys and cowgirls display their skills and talent at roping, barrel racing and of course bull riding.  Watching the junior cowboys and cowgirls participate in mutton busting is one of the cutest things you'll ever se...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
What's Happening in the Coral Canyon Real Estate Market - August 2015? Are you interested in the Coral Canyon Real Estate Market? Then follow this link for details on the Coral Canyon Real Estate Market & Coral Canyon homes for sale.    Coral Canyon is a spectacular golf course community with low HOA fees and wonderful amenities.  Homeowners have access to indoor & outdoor pools for year round enjoyment, tennis courts, a state of the art fitness center and miles of hiking/biking trails within Coral Canyon just to name a few of it's highlights!   The Coral Canyon real estate market remained steady in August 2015.  Home sales were up slightly in August 2015 over August 2014. Available inventory decreased and the average list price increased 7.50% from the year before.   New construction i...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
How to Downsize and Retire in St. George UTRetire in St. George UT now that the kids are long gone. If you’re tired of paying to heat and cool your nearly empty house and tired of yard labor, you may have considered downsizing for your retirement. Many retirees are right there with you. The recovery of the real estate market has made it even easier to downsize and retire. So now come the questions of how to downsize and where to retire to. Should you stay near by or move to a part of the country where other retirees have gathered so you can still enjoy a life to its fullest. Therefore, I have some information about how to downsize and retire in St. George UT to help you see just how great the 55+ communities here really are. It may make your downsizing choice a bit easier.Retire in St. ...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real)
St George Utah Home for Sale | 1635 Maplewood Way 84790 | MLS# 15-167333 | Priced to Sell at $217K! Sellers have recently reduced the price of this well maintained home to get it SOLD. Offering much to a potential buyer with RV parking and no HOA's right in the center of St. George, within Desert Hills High School boundaries. Talk about location, location, location!  St. George, Utah was recently named by Money magazine as the #1 spot to retire for the great outdoors! This well maintained home with no HOA fees and the most affordable electrical rates in the state of Utah and second lowest in the nation through Dixie Power. Open floor plan, boasting 1,516 total square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2-car garage with custom paint on the walls, ceramic tile and carpet floo...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
St George Utah Housing Market Report | August 2015 Here's the St George Utah Housing Market Report for August, 2015.  Below is a graph tracking the St George Utah homes for sale market statistics through August 28, 2915.  Are you interested in St George Utah homes, if so click on this link for St George Utah homes for sale information.The real estate market definitely improved here in St George during 2014 and the continues to improve in 2015!  The buying market is becoming very competitive, especially in the "under $250k" price range.  Average sales price of a home in St George through 8/28/15 was $253,235.  Average days on the market is currently 71.There have been 2739 home sales to date in the great St George area and there are currently 1652 homes for sale. The number of St George ...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Pool Homes for Sale in St George Utah - August 2015Are you looking for a pool home for sale in St George Utah? Then follow this link for details on St George Pool Homes for Sale.Temperatures are HOT and so is the demand for pool homes this summer. I can help you locate a home in St George with a pool and have an up-to-the-minute list of all available properties with pools.Maybe you don't want a private pool in your yard, but a community with an association pool that residents have access to. A lot of home buyers prefer this type of arrangement. The benefits of having a semi-private pool in your neighborhood without the worries of maintenance is very appealing to many buyers.Vacation home buyers and second home buyers in St George Utah are especially attracted to this type of community b...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Bloomington Cave in St. George UT – Local AttractionsBloomington Cave in St. George UT is just another local attraction that makes St. George UT such a great place to live, work and play. If you like caving adventures you will love Bloomington Cave in St. George UT. It is the sixth largest cave in Utah with a depth of over 240 feet and length of 1.35 miles. The Bloomington Cave in St. George UT is located just 15 miles west of Downtown St. George on the east side of the Beaver Dam Mountains, and is one of the few caves in St. George open to the public.Bloomington Cave in St. George UT still has several thousand feet of unmapped passages that are waiting to be explored by those who like caving adventures. For now, specialists know that the cave is a three-dimensional fracture maze that t...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Entrada Homes for Sale - St George UT 84770  Market Update 8/12/15Looking for houses in Entrada Golf Community in St George Utah?  Then follow this link for details of Entrada Golf Course Community Homes for Sale.Entrada is an exclusive guard gated community in St George Utah offering it’s residents a wide variety of world class amenities, including indoor & outdoor pools, spas, fitness center, tennis, volleyball and of course golf!   This Entrada at Snow Canyon in St George Utah Market Report for July  2015 is provided by Erika Rogers of St George Utah Homes for Sale.   Entrada at Snow Canyon in St George Utah Real Estate Market Report ~July  2015 is as follows:4 homes sold in Entrada during July 20153 homes sold for between $650,000-$750,000 1 home sold for between $850,000-$950,000Th...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
JUST SOLD!  2090 N Tuweap Dr #2 St George UT 84770Exquisite home with Entrada style architecture and details, but no high Entrada HOA fees!  3 bedr0oms with ensuite baths, open floor plan, large living room, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite and a gorgeous backyard oasis with your own private pool and extra large spa.  Built in outdoor kitchen, electric awning.  If you have a home you'd like to sell give Erika a call at 435-229-8801.  JUST SOLD! Fully Furnished Luxury Home w/Private Pool Overview Maps Photos $360,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsLot: 0.07 acre(s)Year Built: 2005MLS #: 14-160769 Location 2090 N Tuweap Dr. #2St George, UT 84770USA Erika Rogers ReMax First Realty(435) 229-8801erikarogersrealtor@gmail.comhttp://www.relocatetosunnystge...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Luxury Homes in St George Utah | Stone Cliff Gated Community-July 2015 There are lots of luxury homes in St George Utah and Stone Cliff Gated Community is full of them! If you're interested in a gated, luxury community then follow this link to Stone Cliff homes for sale in St George Utah.  There are many amenities to boast about like an indoor swimming pool as well as an outdoor pool, tennis courts, club house and the landscaped common areas are well manicured and maintained. This gated community also has a guard on duty, to assure your privacy.  Located on an affluent south bluff of town, Stone Cliff in St George Utah exemplifies true lifestyle by offering discerning buyers an accentuated way of life. Designed to utilize the imagination and sophistication of residential buyers, Stone ...
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By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Vacation Homes in St George Utah - Coral Canyon Sales Update July 2015 Coral Canyon is one of the best communities to purchase a vacation home in St George Utah!  Not familiar with Coral Canyon in St George Utah?  Coral Canyon is a spectacular community with low HOA fees and wonderful amenities.  Homeowners have access to indoor & outdoor pools for year round enjoyment, tennis courts, a state of the art fitness center and miles of hiking/biking trails within Coral Canyon just to name a few of it's highlights!   The Coral Canyon real estate market remained strong in July  2015.  Home sales were up significantly in July 2015 over July 2014. Available inventory decreased by 42% and the average list price increased  4.62% from the year before.   New construction in Coral Canyon is steady an...
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