Utah’s unemployment rate drops below 2% for the first time as work becomes a ‘precious commodity’

The Department of Manpower Services is photographed in Taylorsville on April 15, 2021. The unemployment rate in Utah reached a record low of 1.9% in April, according to a report released Friday. (Kristen Murphy, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah labor officials reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted … Read more

Thinking of selling your home? This might be the right time

Jeff Tucker, chief economist at Zillow, said homeowners are still reluctant to list their homes. While the inventory of homes for sale has risen this spring, he said it has more to do with falling buyers than the influx of new homes hitting the market. “These higher prices don’t seem to particularly motivate sellers, or … Read more