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Why Park City

Why to Buy Park City Real Estate Now | Julie Rawl Realtor


Why Did I Choose Park City for My Home and Workplace?

Park City’s unique charm, beauty, and unparalleled accessibility make it the jewel of the West. The famous motto in Park City is “Come for the Winters, Stay for the Summers.” While Park City is known for World class skiing in champagne powder with expansive terrain, Summer brings gorgeous weather and endless mountain activities that lure Winter visitors into full-time residents. Year round attractions coupled with proximity to Salt Lake City and Salt Lake International Airport makes Park City the best choice for vacationers and residents alike.

After living and working in Park City for more than 25 years, I have personally felt that Park City has been underestimated in comparison to other major Western ski areas. Since I arrived in Park City in 1990, I have seen the growth in the Real Estate market and foresee continued upward trending as more people discover the incredible quality of life Park City offers. I feel strongly that now is the perfect time to invest in Park City Real Estate more than ever, as we continue to become more attractive to skiers with the merger of Park City Mountain Resort and The Canyons under the Vail Umbrella. More than ever, Park City is being noticed and is more attractive than ever for second home owners and potential new residents. Now is the time to get in.

The Vail Effect!

Welcome to America’s Largest Ski Resort.

One of the most important factors responsible for our community’s recent notoriety is the acquisition of Park City Mountain Resort by Vail Resorts along with a 50-year contract awarded to Vail to manage the Canyons.  Because of this unique opportunity, Vail Resorts has expanded the Epic Ski pass to include access to both ski areas, turning the newly named Park City Mountain and The Canyons Village at Park City into the largest ski area in the US.  With the addition of the new Quicksilver Gondola joining the two resorts, skiers can now access 7,300 acres of skiable terrain and over 300 trails.  With  $50 Million in capital improvements and more on the way, skiers not only enjoy more terrain but faster lifts, more dining options, and a better overall experience.

Accessibility is Important!

Less than 40 minutes to SLC International Airport.

Not only is Park City home to the largest ski area in America, it is also easy to get to from the Airport or from Salt Lake City.  Less than 40 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport, Park City is the most accessible Mountain Town for those looking to visit or recreate.  Skiers can hit the slopes the same day they arrive or depart. For those year round residents who travel frequently for work or pleasure and for those who own seconds homes, no other Mountain Town in the West can compete.  The travel from Park City to the airport is one of the easiest and fastest commutes in Utah.  Park City also boasts a newly extended runway located in Heber City servicing smaller aircraft and private jets. Once here, Park City has an abundance of transportation options ranging from private SUV’s to free City buses to deliver visitors and residents to the resorts, restaurants, and shopping areas.

Why Julie?

As a long time resident and Realtor® who fully lives and understands the Park City lifestyle, I can help you purchase a home that best fits your Park City lifestyle. With deep ties to the Park City Community, I can help you settle in and feel like a “local” quickly.  If you are looking to sell your home, I can help you price it accordingly so you make the most of your investment as quickly as possible.

With 30 years as designated a Real Estate Appraiser and a Realtor® along with  25 years living, working and playing in Park City, I provide my clients with a unique combination of experience, expertise and insights about the Park City market through two different lenses. This rare combination gives my clients an additional informed edge in the Park City market for both buying and selling properties.

To learn more about how my background as a Realtor®, Appraiser, and long-time Park City local can give you the edge on buying or selling your home, please visit Meet Julie.