Unaffordable Utah

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Ladd Egan

Unaffordable Utah: Mortgage rates climb again as buyers look for price reductions

Utah's housing market is whiplashing as last year's buying frenzy seems to have slowed down to signs of a recession.
2 months ago
County leaders broke ground Friday to transform two public housing buildings into modern affordable...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Work begins on 300 affordable housing units for Salt Lake seniors

Salt Lake County made a big move Friday to preserve and improve nearly 300 affordable housing units for seniors.
5 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Home valuations jump dramatically, but watchdog group says to expect modest increase in property taxes

Assessors across Utah are finishing up home valuations for upcoming property tax notices, and two counties are already reporting big increases in values.
6 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah housing expert predicts pullback in activity because of mortgage rates

An expert in Utah’s housing market expects that rising mortgage rates will cause a pullback in real estate activity and a slowdown in home price increases.
6 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

SLC neighborhood townhall raises questions over Affordable Housing Incentives proposal

Thursday night, concerns arose at a community townhall in a Salt Lake City neighborhood over an affordable housing incentives proposal, that some worry is deeply flawed.
6 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: Budget-friendly family summer fun

After two summers of pandemic restrictions, Utah families are itching to have some fun. If inflation, gas prices, and sky-high plane tickets are taxing your budget, don't worry! KSL has the solutions.
7 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

National home builder confidence drops to two-year low

For the fifth straight month, national home builder confidence fell, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
7 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Moab housing crisis demands solutions as workers struggle to find places to live

One of Utah’s most popular tourist destinations is facing a crisis. Tourists flocking to Moab have plenty of options when it comes to places to stay, but the workers who keep the town running say they can’t afford to live there and there aren’t enough places to rent.
7 months ago
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Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

Gephardt Busts Inflation: How to persuade your landlord to lower your rent

It is a familiar refrain heard in Utah: The cost of renting a place to live is going through the roof. It is certainly something you do not have to tell renters. They are very aware of that fact.
7 months ago
FILE: PARK RIDGE, IL - OCTOBER 04:  A "Home for Sale" sign points to an existing single-family resi...
Anna Bahney, CNN Business

Signs of a housing bubble are brewing

US home prices have soared to new heights and keep on climbing, and now some researchers and economists are saying they have seen signs of a housing bubble brewing.
8 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: Salt Lake County’s apartment market the tightest in history

Renters in Salt Lake County are facing increased rental rates and low vacancy even as the county experiences an unprecedented apartment boom.
9 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

How much is inflation costing Utah families each month?

Inflation is costing Utah households and those in other Mountain West states an extra $511 every month, markedly higher than the national average increase of $385 per month, according to a new Congressional report.
9 months ago
A shopper look at milk at Reams in Sandy on Friday, July 9, 2021. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)...
Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Utahns concerned about high inflation rate, poll shows

A recent Deseret News/Hinkley Institute of Politics poll of more than 800 Utah voters showed 93% are somewhat or very concerned about inflation.
10 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: How to prepare for interest rate hikes

With high inflation sticking around, a series of possible interest rate hikes could help bring higher prices under control but also gradually increase the cost of borrowing money.
10 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Group calls for Utah to end sales tax on grocery food

A group of religious leaders, Democratic lawmakers and advocates gathered in Salt Lake City Wednesday afternoon to call for an end to Utah’s sales tax on grocery food.
1 year ago
Ladd Egan talks to Samuel Oteo, owner of Lola on 9th and 9th. (KSL TV)...
Ladd Egan and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: Strategies & solutions to survive the inflation storm

Inflation is running hot. Prices keep rising on everything from gas to groceries and utilities, and economists say those higher prices could be with us for a while. But don’t panic – Ladd Egan shares steps you can take to protect your budget and ride out the inflation storm.
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah’s home buying frenzy calming down, prices remain high

The Beehive State’s housing market is catching its breath, according to the Utah Association of Realtors, but prices remain high and inventory low.
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

No home for tiny homes: Living small hits roadblocks in Utah communities

Cheaper. Smaller. More eco-friendly. There’s a lot to love about tiny homes. But as Ladd Egan found out, living the tiny life comes with some big roadblocks.
1 year ago
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Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: Rental, housing prices forcing families into homelessness

As home and rent prices go up in Utah, there is an increasing number of families that are unable to find affordable housing.
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah Home Prices Climb $105K In One Year To New Record High

The median home sales price in Utah hit a new record high of $450,000 last month, according to the Utah Association of Realtors, marking the 111th consecutive month of home price increases in the state.
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Report: Utah’s Housing Wage Is $20.21 Per Hour To Afford 2-Bedroom Apartment

Full-time workers in the Beehive State need to earn just over $20 an hour in order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment said a new joint report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Utah Housing Coalition. 
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Imbalanced Market Pushes Utah Home Prices To Record High

Buyer demand, coupled with a lack of available homes on the market, pushed home prices to a new record high in May, according to a new report from the Utah Association of Realtors.
1 year ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah Home Prices Jump Again, Hit Record Sales in April

A record number of homes sold in Utah during the month of April, even as the median sales price jumped nearly 27% over the last year, according to a report released by the Utah Association of Realtors.
2 years ago
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Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

Why Salt Lake’s Real Estate Market Stays Red Hot In Spite Of Pandemic 

If you have been in the market for a new place to call home in Utah, then you likely know how tough it is to be a buyer right now — faced with sky-high prices and homes selling like hotcakes.
2 years ago
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