Author Archives: Diane Cohn

From Housing Bubble to Bread Lines?

I am deeply disturbed by the direction our country is going. How can I even care about real estate in Reno as the United States goes to hell in a handbasket right before my eyes? Is it just me? Am … Continue reading

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Reno Sparks Residential Market Update

In February, prices were down again in every range, while unit sales increased from January and year-over-year. In comparing this month’s chart with last month’s, it appears as though some of the above $200K inventory shifted down into the under … Continue reading

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How Much Green has this Blog Saved You?

A few weeks back some really nice clients took me out for dinner. Two years ago they sold a house they had inherited in the Bay Area and moved out here to begin their professional lives. They were looking for … Continue reading

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Guy to Turn Twitter Tricks This Saturday at UNR

All you social media hounds out there should really plan to attend the upcoming Nevada Interactive Media Summit this Saturday at UNR. Our very own Guy Johnson is one of their featured speakers, and he’ll be sharing his top 50 … Continue reading

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Reno Sparks Residential Market Update

Welcome to my newly simplified monthly sales report by price band. I hope you find this format more useful. Since prices have come down so significantly since I started tracking local housing numbers in 2005, revised price bands reflect our … Continue reading

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Reno Sparks Residential Real Estate Market Update

Sales in December 2008 were up 23% from the year prior. The under $300K range decreased its months’ supply of inventory by two months, as activity in the $300K-500K improved ever so slightly on most fronts. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride … Continue reading

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Now May Not the Time to Buy

Unless you’re a professional foreclosure investor, on a company relocation package, too rich to care, or desperate to get away from a bad landlord situation with plans to live in a purchased property for the next 7-10 years, now may … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Rage Discussion

Mike’s post and the informative discussion that followed has been reposted on his own blog, Diggerdog, where you are free to continue the conversation without fear of censorship if you can find the link. As I sit here contemplating my … Continue reading

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