Utah Real Estate Market in 2021: Forecasts + Trends

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October 1st, 2021
Updated October 1st, 2021


Utah real estate trends

Real estate trends in Utah | Sellers | Buyers | Investors | The best and worst of Utah | Utah resources

Utah real estate trends (October 2021)

How is the real estate market in Utah?
🏠 Average home value: $477,484
📈 3.10% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $489,000
⏳ 37 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 5,607
📆 0.6 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 2.85%
💵 Average income: 61874
State of the market: A+
Utah's home values are steadily increasing and properties are flying off the market faster than in any other U.S. state. Considering Utah also has the fewest homes on the market it's an incredible time to list your home for sale.
*Data last updated October 2021

Utah is a state full of geological wonders, from its rugged peaks to its canyons and mesas. The state hosts an impressive 17 National Parks, ranging from Zion's sandstone bluffs to Hovenweep's six prehistoric villages.

While notable Utah cities include Salt Lake City, Provo, and Moab, smaller communities such as River Heights, Kaysville, and Providence have earned a reputation for being especially family-friendly.

Nicknamed the Beehive State for its Mormon roots, Utah still has the highest Mormon population today.

If you're thinking of buying or selling in Utah, these Utah housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.

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Selling a home in Utah

Utah real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 10 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $4,329 less than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.58%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.58%

How to sell a home in Utah

Cost to sell a home in Utah

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Buying a home in Utah

How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Salt Lake City: 1,265 sq ft
🏡 Provo: 1,477 sq ft
🏡 Ogden: 1,444 sq ft
🏠 St. George: 1,096 sq ft

Investing in Utah real estate

Best of Utah

Each month, we compare cities in Utah based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.

Most Affordable Cities in Utah
1. Logan
2. Ogden-Clearfield
3. Salt Lake City

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Worst of Utah

Each month, we compare cities in Utah based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.

Least Affordable Cities in Utah
1. Heber
2. St. George

Utah resources

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Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.

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