Category Archives: Market Trends

Super Bowl Sunday and real estate

It’s Super Bowl Sunday. And regardless of how you chose to spend it, I trust you will have an enjoyable day. Here in Reno the forecast calls for a beautiful, sunny, cloudless 50-degree afternoon. For real estate agents Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe home prices drop 13 percent in 2011

My Broker, Chase International, recently released the year-end market numbers for Lake Tahoe. (See the press release below). Units sold rose 1 percent year-over-year. Median price fell 13 percent. Zephyr Cove, Nev. (Jan. 5, 2012) – Year-end home sales at … Continue reading

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Reno’s bubble compared to the U.S.’s

Last week Zillow released its most recent Zillow Home Value Index numbers for the 156 metropolitan areas it tracks. The news out of the report was that, nationwide, “the rate of monthly depreciation has stabilized around -0.2 percent to -0.3 … Continue reading

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local market stats and directions IRL

Bored of reading real estate market stats online? Tired of posting comments about the market and wondering if anyone else is listening? Then come out to the Reno Sparks Association of Realtors building this evening to join in a lively … Continue reading

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Washoe County Insured Recording Statistics – July 2011

Washoe County’s insured recordings figures for the month of July arrived today. [Thank you to our friends at Ticor Title for this information.] New home sales in Washoe County hit a year-high 61 units sold for the month of July. … Continue reading

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RSAR market reports – August 2010

The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® Market Reports for August have been released.  Click on the reports below to view.   Summary from the Reno report: “As we continue to see the median sales prices level out on a year-over-year basis, … Continue reading

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ForeclosureRadar is now tracking NV, Washoe County and Reno

ForeclosureRadar, a website that has tracked foreclosure activity in California for quite some time now, has recently added Nevada (as well as Arizona, Washington and Oregon) to its mix.  Visitors to the site can now see foreclosure activity for the … Continue reading

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Washoe County recordings – August 2010

Washoe County recordings were up across the board for August. New home sales were up 7 percent; resales up 6.5 percent; and re-fi’s up a whopping 29 percent over July’s numbers.  In fact, August’s 501 re-fi’s hit a level not … Continue reading

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