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November Newsletter

The Fields Team

November 2023 Newsletter and Market Update

Welcome November – This month we’re celebrating the magic of the holidays, cooler temperatures, and feelings of gratitude as we gather with loved ones and reflect on 2023!

The Market at a Glance

$633,908

AVG SALES PRICE

Compared to $651,410

in October 2023

$649,205

AVG LIST PRICE

Compared to $661,173

in October 2023

2,634

SOLD LISTINGS

Compared to 2,718

in October 2023

49

AVG DAYS ON MARKET

Compared to 46

in October 2023

Data from the past 30 days in Utah County

Sales Per Month Report

Sales Per Month

Total Sold Listings

Number of Listings Entered

Avg. Number Under Contract

Home Sales Per Quarter

OUR RECENT LISTINGS

Recently Listed

521 E 5TH Ave N , #101, SLC

Listed at: $435,000

2 BED | 2 BATH | 1085 SQFT

Recently Listed

1288 E 300 S, Provo

Listed at: $514,900

5 BED | 2 BATH | 2208 SQFT

Recently Listed

243 E Snowy Egret Dr, Salem

Listed at: $699,999

4 BED | 3 BATH | 4476 SQFT

Recently Listed

1371 N 700 W, Mapleton

Listed at: $655,000

5 BED | 3 BATH | 3089 SQFT

Recently Sold

218 N. Mine Ct. #218, Saratoga Springs

Listed at: $424,900

3 BED | 2 BATH | 1717 SQFT

Recently Sold

1904 W Garden Dr., Pleasant Grove

5-plexListed at: $1,599,000

15 BED | 15 BATH | 7010 SQFT

Under Contract

63 N Heading Row, Saratoga Springs

Listed at: $367,000

3 BED | 2 BATH | 1311 SQFT

Under Contract

324 W Main St , #2, Santaquin

Listed at: $350,000

3 BED | 3 BATH | 1861 SQFT

WE CAN SELL YOURS TOO!

Contact us for a free home value estimate AND receive your choice of a $5 Swig or Starbucks gift card!

What Our Clients Are Saying

Great team! We had a great experience with our realtor and found a home we love. The Fields Team also has regular client appreciation events that are very fun! I would highly recommend!

Austin H.

The Fields Team is a very professional team who helped us sell our home. We had a great experience working with them.

Vanessa H.

Brett at Fields Team was awesome! Great partner during my search for a home and during the purchase. I highly recommend him.

Colleen G.

Awesome people! I’ve had nothing but positive experiences. Love the activities that they put on as well!

Chase P.

Introducing Our Stellar Team Members!

In each edition of our monthly newsletter, we take great pleasure in recognizing the exceptional individuals who make our team shine. They are the driving force behind our success, consistently going above and beyond to deliver exceptional results and uphold our core values.

Dixie Butterfield

Realtor

Dixie Butterfield, a seasoned professional with 12 years in the real estate industry, has dedicated 7 years of expertise to the Fields Team. A Utah County resident for over 15 years, Dixie’s passion for exploring every nook and cranny has transformed her into a true neighborhood expert. With a genuine commitment to client satisfaction, she has built a client-centric real estate business that reflects her caring approach and dedication to helping clients achieve their goals. Outside of work, Dixie cherishes family time, enjoying adventures with her 2 kids and fur baby. Her commitment to excellence extends beyond local borders, as she actively seeks knowledge from industry leaders nationwide, ensuring her clients receive the best-informed guidance. Dixie Butterfield: Elevating the home buying and selling experience through expertise and genuine care.

Krysta J. Pehrson

Preferred Professional: Utah Escrow & Title Manager Real Title

Krysta Pehrson partnered up with Real as our state lead to open the Utah Offices for Real TITLE in 2022. She has been in the industry for over 25 years, starting in Lending and Real Estate and then became a Licensed Escrow Officer over 20 years ago. She is also one of the less then 10% in the industry that is also a License Title Searcher as well. In the past 22 years she has closed over 15 thousand transactions, everything from commercial, purchase, new construction, seller financing, wraps and short sales. She loves what she does and is so excited to be part of your Real Team!

She is joyfully married to the love of her life, together they have 4 beautiful children (from 25 yr to 10 yrs old) and loves Pilates, meditation, camping, hiking, Utah Football and loves to travel!

Events in Utah this November

**Never miss a beat on local events happening this month. For more, check out our Instagram!**

ILLUMINATE 2023

November 10th & 11th | 5pm-11pm

200 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Veterans Day Service 2023

November 11th | 10:30am

1985 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84088

Salt Lake Fall Home Expo 2023

November 10th-12th | Various times

9575 S. State Street, Sandy, UT 84070

2023 Thankful 13: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kid’s Run

November 23rd | 7:45am

2912 Executive Pkwy, Lehi, UT 84043

Live Like a Local

Black Sheep Cafe

They introduce Native American, Mexican, and Southwestern Heritage all into the mix. You want something different. You feel adventurous. You want something to talk about. You want to expect the unexpected. All these reasons should be enough to come to Black Sheep Cafe. If it’s not, then let me tell you this. Come for the Cactus Pear Lemonade and the Sweet Potato Wedges. We will let those convince you to stay.

19 North University Ave Provo, UT

Luminaria 2023

Experience the light of Luminaria, a holiday tradition so remarkable, it was featured on Season 8 of ABC’s popular program Great Christmas Light Fight: Heavyweight Edition! Luminaria is an enchanting walk through Ashton Gardens that transports you to another world with all of the sights, smells, sounds, and tastes of the holidays.

3003 North Thanksgiving Way Lehi, UT

The Truffle Cottage

Although this coffee company is known for its eye-opener brews, it’s also known for its mouthwatering hot cocoa . The hot cocoa mixture is creamy, chocolatey, and with a generous serving of whipped cream drizzled with chocolate syrup. This is the place to go after enjoying Provo’s nightlife on Center Street. The street is filled with lights, music, and some of Utah Valley’s best restaurants.

45 S Main St Pleasant Grove, UT

Fifth Water Hot Springs

Take a hike to several natural hot springs in Utah County! The 2.5 mile trail (one-way) is moderate, with a steady incline as it runs along a river. On this trail you will find beautiful sights, plentiful pine trees, and bright blue pools of naturally hot water to soak in.

Diamond Fork Rd Spanish Fork, UT

Home for the Holidays

Why it’s the perfect time to buy your dream home

Looking to buy your dream home during the holiday season?

Here’s why it’s the perfect time:

1. Mortgage Rates Are Favorable:

– Mortgage rates are now under 8%, stabilizing after recent fluctuations.

– The Federal Reserve is considering lowering the Fed Funds Rate, which could lead to even lower rates in the near future.

2. First-Time Buyer Programs:

– First-time homebuyers can access discounted mortgage rates through programs like HomeReady, Home Possible, and more.

– The Federal Housing Administration has reduced annual mortgage insurance premiums.

3. Low Inventory, High Demand:

– The shortage of homes for sale is growing, with homes selling quickly.

– Buyers have limited options, making it a seller’s market. Act now to secure a more affordable home.

4. Seller Psychology:

– The market is shifting towards seller greed, leading to less negotiation power for buyers.

– Buying now means access to better homes and prices, as home affordability may worsen in 2024.

5. Low Down Payment Options:

– You don’t need a large down payment to become a homeowner.

– Various low- and no-down payment mortgages are available, and you may qualify for down payment assistance programs based on your profession.

Ready to make the move? Start by getting a mortgage pre-approval to understand your budget and explore available assistance programs. Boost your credit score, and check for local down payment assistance options to make your homeownership dream a reality.

Discover the gift of homeownership this holiday season. Reach out today to discuss your options!

Emilie Jensen

Loan Officer

Mobile: (801) 458-3055

Fax: (801) 479-9040

5926 South Fashion Pointe Dr Suite 110

South Ogden

NMLS ID:  398960

August Home Maintenance Checklist

Turn on humidifiers

Seal cracks on windows and doors

Service your heating system

Inspect fire extinguishers

Schedule a chimney sweep

Remove clutter and excess items from your office and donate or dispose.

Reverse your ceiling fans to clockwise.

Clean or replace HVAC filters

Have questions about real estate?

Whether you’re interested in purchasing your first home, moving up, downsizing, or investing, my team and I are here to be a resource to you.

Reach out today if you have any questions.

We’re always here to help!