Author Archives: Guy Johnson

About Guy Johnson

I am a licensed Nevada REALTOR® (lic.# S.0075262) living and working in fabulous Reno, Nevada. I cover Reno, Sparks, Incline Village, Carson City, and beyond. Give me a call at 775-722-4011 and I will be happy to assist you with your real estate needs. I'm your Guy!

Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Why does Lake Tahoe appear to have different colors? As light penetrates the Lake, water molecules absorb various colors. Fine particles and the exceptional clarity allow backscattering of the predominating light color toward the eye of an observer. The lake … Continue reading

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This week’s real estate headlines

Here are a few national real estate-related stories and news pieces that came across my screen this week… from REALTOR® Magazine: NAR Welcomes Effort to Reopen Government; Urges Long-Term Agreement from the NAHB Economics and Housing Policy Group: More New … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

How pure is the Lake? The water is 99.994% pure, making it one of the purest large lakes in the world. For comparison, commercially distilled water is 99.998% pure. Tahoe contains roughly 60 parts per million of dissolved matter. Image … Continue reading

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2018 Reno and Sparks, Nevada home sales by MLS area

Last week I published a blog post reporting 2018’s home sales broken out by zip code — see 2018 Washoe County home sales by zip code. It’s a popular topic on this blog, and one I address annually. Another method … Continue reading

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This week’s real estate headlines

Here are a few national real estate-related stories and news pieces that came across my screen this week… from Yahoo! Finance: The slowing U.S. housing market may have finally bottomed from CNN Business: The shutdown is coming at the worst … Continue reading

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Washoe County, Nevada real estate licensees continue to climb — But for how much longer?

For a deeper dive analysis into recent licensee numbers see October’s Washoe County, Nev. real estate licensees at record highs The Nevada Real Estate Division (NRED) has released its latest statistics on the number of real estate licensees in the … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Where is the Tahoe Basin located and how high is it? The Tahoe Basin straddles the California-Nevada border. The coordinates of the geographic center of the main body of Lake Tahoe are 39° 06’ 30” N and 120° 01’ 51” … Continue reading

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RSAR Monthly Market Report for Reno, Sparks and Fernley, Nevada – 4th Quarter and December 2018

The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) has released its Market Report for 4th Quarter/December 2018. From the report… In the 4th quarter of 2018, Reno/Sparks had 1,310 sales of existing single-family homes; with a 17 percent decrease from last year … Continue reading

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