Yearly Archives: 2011


SALT LAKE CITY - November 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Regional Administrator Rick Garcia will visit Salt Lake City tomorrow, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the impact of HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and Project Rebuild at the La Porte Group’s newest development, the Plaza at State Street. This development will provide supportive housing, affordable rental apartment homes and economic development opportunities in the heart of Salt Lake City.

Kris Carrigan effortlessly transforms real estate website with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - October 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. announces today the latest addition to the growing network of real estate agents and brokers updating their websites with IDX Broker software: Kris Carrigan. A talented and dedicated Realtor, Carrigan has enlisted a customizable IDX solution to sync his website with the Wasatch Front Regional MLS (WFRMLS), allowing him to display thousands of Sunset, Utah properties conveniently and seamlessly on his website. The dynamic IDX solution he now employs gives Carrigan and his clients more access than ever before to the immense WFRMLS database of property listings.

Creating a better view in the HGTV Dream Home 2012

PELLA, IA - October 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- It’s all about the view, says the architect of the 2012 HGTV Dream Home constructed near Park City, Utah. And what better way for the lucky winner of the stylish home to enjoy that view than through their new energy-efficient Pella Architect Series wood windows and entry doors.

Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictment Charging Utah County Couple in Alleged Mortgage Fraud Scheme

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - October 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal grand jury returned an eight-count indictment Wednesday afternoon charging Portia R. Louder, age 40, and Chad Louder, age 41, both of Highland, with criminal violations of federal law in connection with what the indictment alleges was a scheme to profit from loans fraudulently obtained from mortgage lenders.

Curtis Christensen makes iPhone-enabled Ogden, Utah property search available with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - September 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Acquire Utah LLC and IDX, Inc. unveil their unique IPhone-enabled website, hosted by Curtis Christensen. Now, thousands of Wasatch Front Regional MLS (WFRMLS) listings are seamlessly integrated onto the search page Christensen supports. This revolutionary page has forever changed and simplified the online property search, by making it faster and more efficient. WFRMLS listings are not the only new feature IDX Broker has added to Christensen’s website, but it has monumentally changed the way home seekers experience the online property search.

Chronic Homelessness Drops 26 percent in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - May 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and the Division of Housing and Community Development released the results of a snapshot survey showing Utah’s homeless population during a press conference on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:10 p.m. in room 240 of the State Capitol. The survey reflects a decrease of 8.2 percent in overall homelessness and a decrease of 26 percent in chronic homelessness since last year.

Lt. Governor Bell to Announce Point in Time Count Homeless Numbers

May 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) WHO: Lt. Governor Greg Bell, Gordon D. Walker, Director, Utah Division of Housing and Community Development, Matt Minkivitch, Executive Director, The Road Home

Park City real estate website synced with IDX Broker software to display thousands of...

EUGENE, OR - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Park City, Utah Realtor Jonelle Simons to the ever-expanding network of agents and broker who have integrated a customizable IDX solution onto their professional real estate websites. Simons, a member of the Park City (PKCMLS) and Wasatch Front Regional MLS (WFRMLS) services, has chosen to supply her potential buyer clients with a dynamic and thorough online real estate search page on her website. Now, home seekers can experience a complete, helpful and time-saving online search without ever leaving the convenient website Simons hosts.

New FBI Field Office to Be High-Performing Green Building

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - April 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. General Services Administration will break ground on the new Federal Bureau of Investigation field office building to be located at 5425 West Amelia Earhart Drive, Salt Lake City. This project expects to use building materials that contain at least 30 percent recycled content and comprised of materials that have been extracted and manufactured within 500 miles of the project site. Furthermore, it is expected to save or create more than 500 construction jobs, a great majority of which will come from the local community

Utah Division of Housing and Community Development to Host COSCDA Academy Housing Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - April 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Some of the nation’s leading housing professionals will offer insight into basic federal housing programs that are used today to assist low and moderate income persons during a three-day conference hosted by the Utah Division of Housing and Community Development in Salt Lake City May 9-11.


Reps. Stewart & Frankel Call for Oversight of Unregulated Sober Homes

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) have sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’ investigative arm, requesting a review of federal and state oversight of sober homes


The Exchange

KTGY Chosen to Design Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Salt Lake City,...

The innovative project looks to transform this downtown district through the infusion of a diverse set of programs that will provide activated street frontages and a variety of housing typologies at all levels of affordability.