Home Improvement Projects That Build Equity

How do you build equity in a home while simultaneously enhancing your everyday life? By making home improvements that add value to your property. Not only will improving a home allow you to build equity quickly and efficiently, but it will also make your life more comfortable on a daily basis. Of course, you don’t…

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10 Things To Do When Renting a Home

Renting certainly comes with its fair share of advantages. For one, tenants don’t have to worry about making necessary home improvements to the property. They also aren’t responsible for paying expensive property taxes on the rental. In addition, renters have the option to pick up and move at the end of their lease term, giving…

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Different Mortgage Types Explained

So you’ve found the home of your dreams and are ready to move forward with an offer. Congratulations! Now, all you need to do is secure a home loan from a lender in order to purchase the house. Of course, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, navigating the confusing ins and outs of obtaining a mortgage…

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Things to Consider Before Buying an Old House

There’s something to be said for the charm and craftsmanship that buying an old house brings to your life. There’s also something to be said for the inevitable (and expensive) mishaps that could be lurking behind any corner or wall. Yes, purchasing an old home has many benefits, but it also has its fair share of what-ifs…

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The Market Is Tanking (I read it in the paper)

It was widely reported in April of this year that the median price for previously occupied homes in Reno & Sparks dropped by 1.6% in March of 2019 compared to the median home price in March of 2018. This represented the first year-over-year median price decrease since 2011 and many of us heard or read…

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What’s it like to live in Reno, NV?

Although it often plays second fiddle to Las Vegas, Reno, Nevada, may be the more attractive option for those considering a move to the Southwest for a number of reasons. Perhaps most importantly, there’s much less sin associated with this city: Despite the fact that Reno was built on the gaming industry, it’s very easy…

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February 2019 Market Summary Reno Nevada

Market Summary RENO, Nev. – The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) released its February 2019 report on existing home sales in Reno, Sparks and Fernley, including median sales price and number of home sales in the region. RSAR obtains its information from the Northern Nevada Regional Multiple Listing Service (www.nnrmls.com). During February 2019, the report…

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What you need to prepare for your first house

Buying a home is a big undertaking. From finding the right property and negotiating to sorting out the legal details and moving in, there are dozens of important steps along the way. And for many first-time buyers, it can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the process easier,…

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