St. George Utah New Homes
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About St. George UT
Found in the southwestern portion of Utah, St. George sits just on the Utah side of the state border with Arizona. St. George is the county seat of Washington County. It is the seventh largest city in the state of Utah, and one of the most populous. The entire city of St. George has about 64 square miles.
In 2012, Money Magazine ranked St. George as number 63 on the list of the top 100 places to live in the entire nation. With a stunning mountainous backdrop, and red canyon borders, the area of St. George is one of the most picturesque areas in nation. It is also generally the warmest part of Utah, where summers are long and warm, and winters are short and cool.
Despite the mountains in the distance, the community is typically more of a desert valley in atmosphere. The rare location puts it at the meeting place of the Mojave Desert, Colorado Plateau and Great Basin. Both the Santa Clara River and Virgin River flow through the community of St. George. The city, itself, winds through the valleys, ravines, hills and mesas of the area.
St. George has a natural northern boundary made from the red sandstone bluffs. To the west are the Beaver Dam Mountains. To the east is the Colorado Plateau, with Zion National Park. The Arizona Strip makes up the southern boundary.
St. George Utah General Information
With mild, year-round temperatures, St. George is one of the state of Utah’s most sought after travel destinations. Popular tourist attractions include Zion National Park, a fantastic location for hiking or driving. Other popular destinations include Sand Hollow State Park and Snow Canyon State Park. St. George also is the home of Dixie State College.
St. George boasts a population of 75,561 people (2012). The majority of residents, 92%, live in an urban environment, with the remaining living in rural areas.
Like the state of Utah, the community is relatively young, with a median resident age of 32. St. George is an affordable area to live in, with the median household income at around $44,000. This is a little less than the average for the state.
New Construction Options
Whether you are in the market for a home to live out your golden years, or a home for your family to grow into, Immaculate Homes is here to make your vision become reality. We are your St. George custom home builder, with various floor plans and models available.
New home options include townhomes, single story one level living, and two story homes including ramblers. If you have your own building lot we can build on location or help you find a lot from one of our many communities. If you want the ease of a pre-built home, we have spec homes available with design options for upgrades in our custom home design center.
Building options include our existing home plans, or you can design a unique home perfect for you and your lifestyle. At Immaculate Homes, we offer affordably priced, beautiful new homes that can fit into your budget with an unmatched 3-year warranty. We also use local contractors and suppliers to support our St. George community!
St. George Real Estate Opportunities
If you are thinking about buying a new home in St. George, now is the time to do it. Home prices are expected to rise year over year. The community was once one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country.
While growth has slowed down over the past five years, it is once again on the rise and so are home prices. Residential real estate appreciation rates for 2012 were up about 10% over the previous year, and the trend is expected to continue as home prices are up 9% in 2013.
This follows the overall economic trend of Washington County. A renewed opportunity for an increase in technology-based business in the area is helping drive home prices back up again.
With the average residential list price for the end of 2013 at $358,373 it is evident the area is in for some real growth in the coming months. With several incredible existing communities already in high demand, building a new home may be the most affordable option!
Real Estate Statistics For St. George Utah 2013
- Average Residential Homes Sold Price: $205,860
- Average Days On Market Residential Listings: 73
- Recent Available Residential Building Lot Values: $22,500- $1,199,000
- Average Sold Building Lot Price: $111,909
- Average Days On Market For Building Lots: 202 Days
- Highest Priced Lot Sold: $880,000
- Lowest Priced Lot Sold: $47,900
Things To Do In St. George
Southern Utah is overflowing with activities and attractions for homeowners to take part in. St. George and Hurricane have fantastic opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, off roading, golfing, shopping, or just lounging by the pool.
Living in St. George puts you in a fantastic location for experiencing some of the most incredible museums and historical sites in the Utah. The area features the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site, the St. George Children’s Museum and the Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum. For art enthusiasts, the St. George Art Museum is a wonderful place to enjoy some of the finest artwork in all of Utah.
St. George is also home to the Southwest Symphony Orchestra. Each spring, the St. George Arts Festival comes to life. In the summertime, Art in the Park and Concerts in the Park provide entertainment for residents of all ages. The Dixie Convention Center is the city’s largest venue of its kind, and hosts large concerts and other events year-round.
When fall comes around, so does the St. George Marathon. It is one of the largest marathons in the country, and is Boston-qualifying. In the fall local residents welcome back the Washington County Fair just to the east of town.
The cost of living in St. George is slightly lower than the national average, but so is unemployment. The rate of unemployment in St. George, as of October 2013, was around 4.7%. This is much lower than the national average of around 7%. Top employers include Southwest Airlines, Intermountain Healthcare, and Dixie College.
If you are in the market for a new home, St. George is a great location with incredible properties available to start your custom home build immediately. The area is overflowing with outdoor activities and spectacular entertainment facilities for individuals, families and retirees. Come join us at Immaculate Homes, where building your dream home is what we do!