Ogden Homes for Sale

ogden real estate Ogden really is the heart of Weber County. Nestled against the Wasatch Mountains you can see views of the Great Salt Lake looking west. Ogden is the largest city of the 14 that are located in Weber County. Ogden Utah is loaded with history and some say it is the most haunted city west of the Mississippi. There are plenty of Historic homes and buildings that stand as a reminder of the city’s past.

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In 1869 Ogden became the junction of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads. This meant that all passengers changed trains in Ogden as they traveled East and West, and then later North and South across the nation.

There has also been a lot of “buzz” in the news where Ogden is concerned:

  • Ogden ranked 20th on Forbes list of “America’s 20 Fastest Growing Cities” in 2012. Forbes rated the geographic areas based on population growth, job growth, and the rate of economic growth. The magazine also factored in federal unemployment data and median salaries for local college-educated workers.
  • Ogden is no stranger to the Forbes’ lists, receiving “Best City for Business and Careers” three years in a row, including ranking 6th in 2012. Ogden has also made the list for “Nation’s Most Livable Cities” and “Best City for Raising a Family.”
  • Weber State University is located on the Ogden’s east bench and does offer a variety of advanced degrees to its students. There are also three other higher education facilities within 100 miles of Ogden. These three Universities are Brigham Young University located in Provo, University of Utah located in Salt Lake City and Utah State University in Logan.
  • Ogden also has its own airport, The Ogden-Hinckley airport. This is the second largest airport in Utah with the Salt Lake International Airport located about 40 minutes south. There are plenty of other forms of transportation with Trax, UTA, I-84 and I-15 very close by.
  • As most of the country knows Ogden was very viable to the 2002 Winter Olympics. Utah is known for having the Greatest Snow on Earth! There are 3 ski resorts within minutes of Ogden . Ogden is a great place for outdoor recreation with Wide-open spaces, rivers and lakes and breathable air!
  • Ogden is also home to The Ogden Marathon. The Ogden Marathon is a Boston qualifier and many participants from around the world run this race every year. The marathon course is a beautiful run down Ogden Canyon and fills up every year!
  • As far as Ogden real estate goes, there are lots of communities in Ogden from your million dollar homes located on the East Bench to your cute little townhome areas with little maintenance for the homeowner. As mentioned before Ogden has a lot of history and there are also plenty

    of historic homes to purchase as well. New Construction is also seeing a comeback as Ogden has been working on revamping inner city Ogden along the river and putting in new homes, businesses and retail stores.

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