Category Archives: Properties

MLS launches newly renovated NNRMLS.com public-facing website

Our local MLS, the Northern Nevada Regional MLS, has launched its newly renovated NNRMLS.com public-facing home search website. The new site has a clean, updated look and is optimized for both mobile and desktop. Home shoppers may search by location, address or MLS number. … Continue reading

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Reno-Sparks apartment sector marked its best year since before the recession

vacancy rates at lowest level since third quarter of 2006 average rents ended 2013 at a three-year high apartment operators offering fewer incentives three new apartment projects currently under construction out-of-state investors purchasing apartment property in Reno offering better returns … Continue reading

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Does it matter who is purchasing the inventory?

Here’s an interesting take from Business Insider on hedge funds purchasing the low-end housing stock in Reno and Las Vegas: The 1 Percent Is Buying Up All Of The Low End Real Estate Will institutional investors making bulk housing purchases … Continue reading

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Which remodeling projects offer the most return on investment?

Remodeling’s annual Cost vs. Value report for 2011-2012 has just been released. The national report is broken out by region and compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects provide at resale. Projects are … Continue reading

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Holly House

I don’t often post my listings on this blog, but one of my newest listings is quite a property.  Apparently, the RGJ feels the same way, as the property was featured on the front page of this morning’s Local Life … Continue reading

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Downtown Reno area added to IDX property search functionality

Last year a new MLS area was created (Area 116 – “Reno-Downtown Core”) by the RSAR – see Reno MLS area changes. Unfortunately, this new area was never added to the search choices provided by the IDX service employed by … Continue reading

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Short Selling My House

So our move to the Bay Area is back on due to the hubby’s new job. Since we owe more than the home is worth, we will attempt a short sale. Leslie Henderson, short sale expert, is our listing agent … Continue reading

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Reno’s Rental Marketplace

I am sometimes asked about the state of the rental/apartment market here in Reno.  Unfortunately I do not track the rental market that closely.  However I do keep an eye out for the occasional article or report addressing the subject … Continue reading

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