Tagged : vacation

Found 3 blog entries tagged as "vacation".

I recently retired after a 30 year career in education in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I moved with my husband to St. George upon retirement and began blogging for the David Ellis Group of Keller Williams.  After working every day for 30 years it has been a wonderful adjustment.   According to TopRetirements.com, St. George (the 7th largest city in Utah) has become one of the more popular retirement communities in the nation.  St. George is located in extreme southwestern Utah, with spectacular red rock bluffs overlooking the town, a mild climate in winter, and numerous, terrific recreational opportunities.  TopRetirements.com describes St. George as "one of the fastest growing areas in the United States." 

I love St. George.  I feel like I am on vacation

570 Views, 0 Comments

St. George, Utah is an excellent option for a vacation home! There’s so much to do and see and enjoy. Here are the top 10 reasons to buy a vacation home in St. George:

  1. The Scenery

Southern Utah is one of the most gorgeous regions in the world. The red rock deserts, majestic mountains and deep blue skies gives residents and tourists alike a gorgeous view nearly all the time.

  1. The Weather

Unlike most of Utah, St. George enjoys nice weather almost all year long. It is sunny almost 300 days year, almost never snows, and the average temp is 51-77 degrees. This makes it the perfect place to vacation to no matter what time of year.

  1. Easy Access to Adventure

There is so much to do in the surrounding areas

749 Views, 0 Comments

According to a recent report by CNN, 21% of all real estate purchases last year were vacation homes. This is up 57%  from 2013, and the highest rate since 2003. While this is a great sign for the American economy overall, it is an especially good thing for St. George. Washington County is a popular vacation home destination, giving visitors from up north a break from the snow in the winter and plenty to do during summer. If you are one of those interested in buying a vacation home in St. George, use these tips to make the best purchasing decision.

Manage Expenses

Are the expenses worth the investment? While you probably won’t use your vacation home as much, expenses can still  stack up, especially if you hope to rent it out and need to pay for

863 Views, 0 Comments

Sign up for email updates