Author Archives: Guy Johnson

About Guy Johnson

I am a licensed Nevada REALTOR® living and working in Reno, Nevada. Give me a call at 775-722-4011. My team and I will be happy to assist you with your real estate needs.

What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit? And can I build one in Washoe County?

If you haven’t heard yet, you will soon: Amazon just invested millions into a prefab homebuilder startup called Plant Prefab. I woke up this morning and saw the news of Amazon’s investment all over the internet… from CNBC: Amazon makes … 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 FreddieMac: Mortgage Rates Move Up Again from ATTOM Data Solutions: U.S. Refinance Originations Drop to Four-Year Low in Q2 2018 from … 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 FreddieMac: Mortgage Rates Rise for Third Straight Week from Redfin: Since 2012, Broad Home-Equity Gains Across Minority and White Neighborhoods from … Continue reading

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RSAR Monthly Market Report for Reno-Sparks, Nevada – August 2018

The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) has released its Reno-Sparks Market Report for August 2018. From August’s report… “During the month of August, there were 778 new listings,” said Doug McIntyre, 2018 RSAR President. “Since January of this year, active … Continue reading

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RSAR Monthly Market Report for Fernley, Nevada – August 2018

The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) has released its Fernley Market Report for August 2018. From August’s report… “Since February of this year, active inventory levels have been slowly trending up,” said Doug McIntyre, 2018 RSAR President. “The increasing levels … Continue reading

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“Search for Properties” page is working again!

It was brought to my attention recently that the property search page was not working. [Thank you to readers of the blog who brought the issue to my attention. Much appreciated.] I am happy to report that the Search for … Continue reading

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August’s drop in the median sales price is one of the largest on record — should we be worried?

Last week I posted my monthly report on the Reno-Sparks housing market. The big surprise in August’s data was the huge drop observed in the median sales price. August’s median home sold price was $370,000. Compare that number to July’s … 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 PropertyShark: More Optimistic Than Millennials, Gen Z Is Here to Revolutionize the Housing Market from ATTOM Data Solution: U.S. Home Flipping … Continue reading

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