Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Social home shopping

Zillow has a cool new tool called Neighborhood Advice. Dubbed “social home shopping”, Zillow’s Neighborhood Advice feature allows users to ask their friends questions about a neighborhood or area of interest while shopping for homes. The tool works by utilizing … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe housing market – third-quarter stats

Chase International has released Lake Tahoe’s housing sales stats for the third quarter of 2011. From the 3rd-quarter report: The median price of a home in Lake Tahoe is $370,500; down 10 percent from the third quarter of 2010. While … Continue reading

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Montreux home sales doing well

I’ve just received the latest Montreux Real Estate Update from the Montreux Sales Team, so I thought I would share the numbers. From the report: Montreux is on track to do significantly better than the previous year, both in terms … Continue reading

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Incline Village’s lakefront property

In case you missed it, the RGJ had a recent interesting piece on Incline Village’s lakefront property and owners.  Read it here: Small group owns nearly 40 percent of Incline Village’s lakefront property

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Elko’s housing market brisk

I realize Elko, Nevada is not a market covered here in the Reno Realty Blog, but I saw a nice piece about our neighbors in the eastern part of the state in REALTOR® Magazine’s blog, Speaking of Real Estate. Good-paying … Continue reading

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Nevada taking on HOAs

Nevada legislators are looking to reform the rules governing HOAs.  SB174 is a 43-page bill that would change Nevada statute on HOAs and features many pro-homeowner measures, according to sponsor Assemblywoman Allison Copening, D-Las Vegas. See the’s report Nevada … Continue reading

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What are the top selling MLS areas in the Reno-Sparks market?

During this morning’s sales meeting, our broker distributed a list of the top-selling (by units) MLS areas.  The numbers below represent year-to-date totals…from an area-wide total of 3,682 units sold since January 1, 2010. Not surprisingly, Stead, where the YTD … Continue reading

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Reno named one of the best places to live

Men’s Journal named Reno, NV as one of the best places to live in the country. From the article… Reno is really all about location and its extraordinary proximity to four seasons of outdoor adventure. The Sierra Nevada range, just … Continue reading

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