Great Cities to Buy a New Home in Utah

Author: Brooke Hayes


Utah is a great state to live in as demonstrated by the thousands of people flocking here.. There is a ton of beautiful scenery, a thriving ski and snowboard industry, and awesome outdoor adventures to be had. The cost of living is reasonable, housing is comparably affordable, the economy is strong, and the crime rate is low. All of that makes Utah a attractive place to live. But what cities should you consider moving to if you’re looking for a Utah home?

Park City

For people who want to live in luxury, it’s hard to beat Park City. This city offers a small-town feel with access to an amazing lifestyle. If you love outdoor adventures, Park City offers lots of opportunities for hiking, skiing, golf, biking, and more. The public schools are excellent, making Park City an excellent choice for families of all sizes.. Holmes Homes has built homes in three different communities within Park City, including Deer Springs, Deer Waters Resort, and Jordanelle Ridge.


Daybreak is one of the best places to live in Utah. Homes for sale in this Utah community are in high demand, and there are a variety to choose from. Daybreak has prioritized walkability, which means that every single home is within a five minute walk of one of the community’s amenities. This creates a nice blend of suburban housing and urban vibe that many are finding enticing. For those wanting to connect with neighbors, Daybreak offers a variety of events, activities and functions for residents. Holmes Homes has three communities within Daybreak, including Cascade Village, Tempo Condominiums, and Waterside Manor. Check out our selection of move-in-ready homes in Daybreak.

Saratoga Springs

For people looking for Utah homes for sale in a location that offers classic suburban living, Saratoga Springs can be the perfect place to call home. It’s a great area for young professionals and families alike. With great public and private schools, low crime rates, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and health and fitness, and good job opportunities, this rapidly growing Provo suburb has a lot to offer. Holmes Homes has one Saratoga Springs community: Mallard Bay. Check out our selection of move-in-ready homes in Saratoga Springs.

St. George

St. George, UT is known as being one of the go-to Utah cities for year-round outdoor recreation opportunities. It’s also well known for its proximity to multiple state parks, The Grand Canyon, and Zion National Park. The climate in St. George tends to be more moderate than other parts of the state, which is part of what makes it a popular retirement destination. It’s another city that offers a blend of an urban environment with a more small-town feel. There are plenty of schools in the area. You can find anything from elementary schools to colleges and a university. The relatively low crime rate and cost of living serve to make St. George an even more attractive place to live. It’s home to three Holmes Homes communities: Desert Color, Shooting Star, and Whitworth Estates. Check out our move-in-ready homes in St. George.


Like many other cities on our list, Herriman, UT has a low crime rate. It’s home to a younger population, with a median age of 26 years old. It’s another rapidly growing area, home to lots of children and a collection of schools ranging from elementary through high school. It has a predominantly suburban environment, plenty of opportunities for fitness and outdoor activities, and pretty decent job prospects.

Finding a good home for sale in Utah is a matter of looking in the right places. Utah is experiencing a lot of growth right now. That means that now could be the perfect time for you to start looking for your new Utah home. Whether you choose Park City, Daybreak, Saratoga Springs, St. George, Herriman, or one of the other amazing cities in Utah to call your new home, you’re sure to find a great home that allows you to enjoy all the benefits of living in Utah.

Looking for a Utah home for sale? Holmes Homes has you covered! Click here to check out the different communities where our houses are to find your new home today!


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