Find out why thousands of people make St. George, Utah their home.

Buying a vacation home is a little different from purchasing a primary residence. There are just as many if not more things to consider besides location and space. If you don't think of everything before jumping into a 30-year commitment, it could affect your future negatively.

But where do you start? Knowing where you want to buy is the first step. And, of course, you'll need to know what you can afford.

Beyond the basics, however, are some things that you may not think of on your own. All of these factors combined should be entertained so that you can make the best choice for you and your family.

If you want to know more about how to find vacation homes for sale in St George then you've come to the right place. In this article, we're discussing…

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Earning a home is a life goal for many people.  Homeownership affords you privacy, gives you equity and there are even tax advantages. 

Even for people who already own a home, the essential dream doesn't go away. It just alters focus slightly. You start considering questions about whether a better home is practical.

There is one question that confronts everyone during their quests for homeownership. Should I buy an existing house or look into new construction homes?

Both options provide advantages, but they also include disadvantages. It's important to have a handle on these issues before you make a final decision.

With that in mind, let's dig into the pros and cons of...

Existing Vs. New Construction Homes

Since a home is one of the…

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Whether you're buying, selling, or a first-time home buyer, you need to know the pulse of the St. George Real Estate Market. Here are 5 big trends to watch!

Are you looking to buy or sell a home in the St. George, Utah area? If so, you're in luck! The real estate market is booming in this scenic southwestern city and for good reason. Sometimes referred to as "Utah's Florida," St George offers great weather including over 300 days of sunshine per year, world-class golf, and close proximity to Zion National Park and many other state and national parks and monuments.

Today, we're breaking down St George real estate trends to watch, so you'll know what to look for when making your next move.

Ready to learn more? Let's dive in!

1. The Market is…

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What is all the craziness about pickleball?  If you drive around Southern Utah, specifically St. George,  you are bound to see numerous pickleball players with bright pickleball paddles and many parks with pickleball courts.  The USA Pickleball Association www.usapa.org describes pickleball as “A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels.  A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.”  I like pickleball because you spend a lot of time hitting the small plastic ball with holes in it, instead of chasing down the ball like you sometimes do in tennis.  The courts are smaller than tennis courts which makes for fast paced activity.  I also like pickleball because you find after playing the sport that you have had a great…

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Did you know that, as of 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau declared St. George, Utah as the one of the top two fastest growing metropolitan areas? With a 2012 population of 144,809 and counting, it is clear that St. George is attracting a large number of Americans, and swaying a number of them to permanently call the region home. What are the some of the top reasons people are moving to St. George, Utah?

A Rich History, With Dinosaurs

In 1861, Brigham Young, the president of the Church of the Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, began a cotton mission in St. George, Utah. During the same year, and around the beginning of the Civil War, Young established a settlement in Washington County, Utah. As a result, the area boasts deep religious roots, and a breadth of Civil…

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Golfing in St. George, Utah: Come to Play and Stay!

A.A. Milne, an author best known for creating the Winnie the Pooh stories, once explained, Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad. Whether you are
only just beginning to swing a nine iron, a retired pro or just a person puttering around somewhere in between, in St. George, Utah, you are certain to find plenty of golf courses to practice and play on.

Long hailed as a stunning golf community, residents of Washington County, Utah, can enjoy the game of golf year round, all set against one of the most beautiful red rock backdrops in the world. The temperate climate and the abundance of space have quickly made St. George home to some of the best courses in…

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Big City Culture & Small Town Hospitality

When considering moving to a smaller community, some people fear the lack of culture and arts that might be available for entertainment and enjoyment. However, there is no need for such fear if you are thinking about relocating to St. George, Utah.

The stunning desert landscape of this Southern Utah area lends itself nicely to the arts, and because of this many organizations, theaters, galleries, concert series, readings series and artisans call St.
George, Utah home.

Before contemplating any homes for sale in any area, it is important to know more about the local community and culture. While St. George may be a smaller community, there are far too many cultural and artistic aspects to discuss in a single…

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A Lifetime of Adventure

Living in St. George, Utah, promises a life time of adventure for the outdoor enthusiast. Whether you love to hike, rock climb, 4WD, dirt-bike, mountain-bike, camp, backpack or simply take a drive through some beautiful country, you should certainly consider homes for sale in this area.

Called an Outdoor Mecca by many, St. George, Utah, and its surrounding lands, offers something for everyone. Located only an hour from both Bryce and Zion National Parks, when you live in St. George you truly live near some of our country's most treasured lands.

Just North of St. George, Zion National Park offers breathtaking views of Zion and Kolob canyons. This beautiful valley promises gorgeous scenery and lots of wildlife year round.…

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A Little Local Flavor

I've often heard people say that they really felt at home in a town once they knew where all the great local eateries were. If you are considering moving to St. George, Utah, discovering all of the wonderful cuisine this town boasts is sure to be one of the most delicious parts of your relocation process.

The dining and cultural scene is certainly something that anyone contemplating homes for sale in any area must think about. After all, you aren't only thinking about moving into a new home, but you are considering becoming a part of a new community. It is important that you can enjoy and experience that community to the fullest. This is easy to do in St. George. This small, friendly Utah town is home to a wide array of…

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St. George Art FestivalSpring has finally arrived and St. George is getting ready for their annual Art Festival on April 6 & 7. Attracting over 30,000 people, this longstanding Easter weekend event is located outdoors in the beautiful Town Square, against a backdrop of fountains, landscaped gardens and antique carousel.

Dating back to 1980, this 32 year old event has something for everyone and features thousands of original works of art, live music, amazing food, and a creative children's area.

The Art

110 of the best quality artists who apply for the festival are chosen to display their work. You can expect a variety of painting mediums, sculpture, pottery, photography, woodworking and other surprises. There are cash prizes for the top entries, so the competition is…

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