Park City and Deer Valley Real Estate Blog | Derrik Carlson

Success Story of Selling Real Estate on the Wasatch Back

Listing Agent in Park City, Midway & Heber, Utah

Terry Martin ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 28 mins ago "We had high expectations for Derrik Carlson as he came highly recommended. However, we never expected to list our home and close in ten days! When we told Derrik we called him because we heard he was the best realtor in the Heber Valley. He humbly remarked, “Well sometimes you get lucky.” Derrik is very professional and personal. He came over within the hour of the first day we called him. He took excellent pictures of the home. During the selling and closing experience, he stayed on top of all the transactions and paperwork keeping us informed daily. We had a positive experience with Derrik Carlson as a Real

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    The Montage Deer Valley is a luxury resort and is located up Empire Pass in the Deer Valley area of Park City, Utah. The area is secluded and  private with the convenience of being close to Historic Park City's Main Street.  It's easily accessible, only 45 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport. They have a wonderful spa that's 35,000 square feet and Forbes rates it a 4 star in the 2018 travel guide. If you're looking for dining, Montage has that too.  With 6 different options of: Apex, Daly Pub and Rec, Burgers and Bourbon, Yama Sushi, Vista Lounge and Buzz. Afterwards, you might want to try the world famous Montage marshmallows on the Vista Lounge from 4:00 to 5:00 PM in the winter, an 8:00 to 9:00 PM in the summer. If you're…
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Things To Do In Park City | October 2018

 I’ve compiled a list of all the best things to do this time of year in Park City, Midway and Heber! Which is your favorite? Let me know if I've missed something that you love.

  • Park City Farmers' Market Every Wednesday through October 24th by Silver King Resort

  • Thriller - Odyssey Dance at the Egyptian Theater September 21 - October 7, 2018.  If you missed seeing this performance in Park City, it plays throughout October at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City.  This is one of our favorite October traditions.

  • 8th Annual Harvest Fest at High Star Ranch October 6, 2018 | Noon-5pm | Free music and food 

  • Movie in the Woods | Hocus Pocus | October 6 at Rivers Edge Festival

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Park City Golf Courses

Park City and the surrounding areas have some of the best Golf Courses in Utah and the Nation. The scenery on some of these courses is absolutely breathtaking. Here’s a list of the best local golf courses in Park City and the entire Wasatch Back! Which one would you go to first? 

Public Courses:

Park City Golf Club                                         
Canyons Golf Course                                      
Wasatch Mountain Golf Course in Midway   
Crater Springs Golf Course in Midway      
Soldier Hollow Golf Course in Midway             

Private Courses:

Promontory Club                                             
Park Meadows Golf Course                              
Glenwild Golf Course                   

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Wondering about Promontory Utah in Park City?? Here is a quick video with 9 tips about Promontory Real Estate Click below for a list of all Promontory Homes for Sale. Promontory Park City has spectacular luxury homes for sale. The developer of Promontory offers several different types of homes and memberships which can alter prices. Resale homes can have different types of memberships than the developer is currently offering which should be taken into consideration when considering the value of a Promontory home. Promontory takes pride in making the development multi-generational by including trails, dog parks, wine and food, equestrian center, “The Shed”, tubing hill, ponds, buses to ski resorts and much…
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Located in Lower Deer Valley, this Pinnacle townhome is just minutes from Deer Valley Resort, historic Main Street and Park City Resort. This light-filled home offers plenty of room for friends and family, with multiple indoor and outdoor gathering spaces. The large living room features a vaulted tongue and groove ceiling, lots of natural light, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, and a large balcony with beautiful views. The inviting kitchen and dining room flow to an outdoor patio for easy al fresco dining and entertaining. Relax in the hot tub after a long day on the slopes or enjoy the outdoors from one of three decks. The large master suite features vaulted ceilings, a fireplace, and a luxurious bathroom with a jetted tub. The four additional

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This 2161 sq ft home has 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths and sits on 1.1 acres. The home has a master bedroom on the main level, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, and loft. The 10' walkout basement has plumbing installed for additional bath and wet bar plus flue in place for fireplace or wood stove. This home can easily be converted to a 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath. Enjoy the views of the Kamas Valley, Wasatch and Uintas from the front porch and every window in the home. I'm told the price will be sub $500,000.

There has been a shortage of homes under $500,000 in Kamas the past few years and currently, there are only three homes for sale in Kamas for under $600,000. 

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Back in 2015 I wrote a blog about the "What Size of Home Can I Build in Promontory?" and almost three years later I wanted to do a review to see if there had been any updates. Promontory has clarified their design guidelines and Item 4.1 is now much more detailed. You'll see now that there are requirements if you would like to build a home over 8,000 square feet. Section 4.2 goes into the possibility of Prefabricated Buildings states all homes and buildings must be built on site. Section 4.3 discusses Height and Massing of Structures and so on. I have highlighted some of the most important aspects of the building size regulation in Promontory below but one important thing to note is that these guidelines are so detailed it's often easier to use a

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There's a home on Silver Spur in Jeremy Ranch that will be listed between $800,000 & $820,000 - let me know if you would like to be one of the first people into the property or if you would like information on the home. 5 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths. Great master suite with huge closet. Loads of storage. Unfinished basement that is a great workshop or could be finished for more living space. Gradual sloping backyard is fully fenced. Updated kitchen & bathrooms, but it could use new flooring as the tile on the main level is dated. 2 car garage plus parking pad at side of home.
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  • "10 Reasons To Live (The Dream) In Park City, Utah" 
  • #1 ski resort in North America by SKI Magazine (2018) 
  • The public school system is the best in the state, and Park City High School ranks in the top 2% nationally.
  • Property values appreciated 9.9% annually as of Q1, which ranks fifth in the country according to the FHFA.
  • Salt Lake City International Airport is a 30- to 45-minute drive from town.
  • If a private flight is more your style the Heber City Municipal Airport (ICAO: KHCR, FAA LID: HCR), also known as Russ McDonald Field, is a city-owned, public use airport located 19 miles from Park City.
  • You can be from the Jordanelle Express Gondola in Deer Valley to the Airport in Salt Lake City in 40 minutes without hitting a
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