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As Realtors, we "sell" South Salt Lake for a living. People are looking for more than an house. People are looking for a "home." We know what sells a home parks, good schools, shopping and safe neighborhoods.
Areas with the highest home ownership have all of these. This is not just our opinion. It is proven in research across Utah.
It takes some coaxing to get people to look at South Salt Lake when they are shopping for a home. Most people are pleasantly surprised when they look a little deeper.
Many are sold if they see a park or community center around the corner. The neighborhoods without them pale by comparison.
South Salt Lake is improving by leaps and bounds. This bond could pay for new parks on our west side and in our downtown. It could make our Parley's Trail match the beautiful greenway in Salt Lake City. It could preserve a small portion of green space at former Granite High. The choice is yours.
We believe South Salt Lake needs more homeowners. We believe South Salt Lake deserves a second look. We believe South Salt Lake deserves better.
Vote yes for parks.
Steve Norr and Susan Dickstein
South Salt Lake