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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Weekenders | Parks & Preservation

Story & Photos by: Jess Downer, Renata Stone “The battle we have fought, and are still fighting for the forests is a part of the eternal conflict between right and wrong, and we cannot expect to see the end of it. So we must count on watching and striving for these trees, and should always …

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Renting Vs. Buying | Q&A

Deciding to buy a home is a huge decision…we know this better than anyone. The idea of owning a home may seem unrealistic or, at times, completely unreachable. Over the years, we’ve heard myriad questions and doubts from our clients who rent, and from all of it, we’ve gleaned one undeniable truth: Despite any actual …

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Brass Smoothies | Alloys Love You

Imagine walking into a person’s dream. A stretch, maybe, but think about it: a space they’d painstakingly designed in their mind’s eye over and over…mulling through each detail, inspired by the possibilities, driven by what they would serve. This is kind of what it feels like to enter the small, perfectly appointed spot that is …

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Encircle | No Sides, Only Love

Part of what makes Salt Lake City (and America, herself, for that matter) so great is diversity. Few things warm our COLLECTIVE hearts more than watching someone be unapologetically themselves, and to see that someone accepted and embraced by their community. Now, more than ever, we feel the need to raise a voice and hold …

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Place of Worship | Family Matters

Hold lightly the notion of “home.” The space in which one dwells is just one facet of “home,” and while it’s true that at cityhomeCOLLECTIVE we obsess about the physical manifestation of this abstract space day in and out, we know that–like most beautiful, living things–”home” must be handled delicately. Your home is your heart. It is …

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

David Dean | Pago

We'd like to think he names each ensemble. This one is titled, "Summoning Spring".

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Well-Rounded | Circle Way

Price: 1,800,000.00 Neighborhood: Federal Heights  Property Profile: 5,084. ft. | 6 bed, 6 bath Our Opinion: As we’ve mentioned a time or two before, “magic happens when genres are crossed and boundaries are broken, so we love those bold enough to go where few have gone before.” Therefore, one can safely assume that we’re smitten with the …

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Your Perfect Match

List Price: 159,000.00 Neighborhood: Marmalade Property Profile: 826 sq. ft. | 2 bedroom, 1 bath Our Opinion: This adorable, retro 60′s unit (built in 1961, officially) was fully redone in 2008, at which point everything was redone and it all became “new.” Simplicity abounds here in the best of ways. Lovely, hardwood floors and a …

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Blue + White + Brick All Over

List Price: 397,000.00 379,900.00 Neighborhood: 15th & 15th Property Profile: 1,578 sq ft | 4 bed, 2 bath Our Opinion: If you’re looking for “perfect location meets perfect price,” allow us to introduce this charming dandy. We’re always suckers for a well-designed bungalow, and this particularly well-placed home is checking off all our “must-haves” in a …

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Top 10 Best Cities | SLC! Woo!

We think SLC is a swell place to live. In fact, we think it’s stellar. When you combine fantastic locals with stunning landscapes, you’ve got a recipe for true love, and we’ve fallen head over heels. (This should come as no surprise to most, as we’ve penned an immeasurable number of love letters to her …

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Life Cycle of “Home”

The life cycle of our homes and spaces is as natural as growth itself. We all have need for a suitable place to live, and the real estate market is something of a wild ride that’s affected by myriad factors the world over. But within the uncertainties lies a universal cycle…the need for change over …

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Quint-Essentials | Cut to the Chaise

You know we love a good Best Of around here. It’s precisely the reason we came up with our Quint-Essentials series. You’ve seen it before, friends: we’ve dished on pools that make us drool, white-hot fireplaces, and kitchens likely to inspire a remodel, among others. Everything that lands in our fab fivesome has either been …