Category Archives: Tech Tools

Interactive MLS area Google map

For those of you interested in the boundaries of our MLS areas, check out this interactive Google map… Simply click on the area of interest and zoom in to see the boundaries that define a particular MLS area. This map … Continue reading

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How accurate are Zillow’s Zestimates?

[Ed. Note: A more recent blog post on this topic (published December 26, 2017) can be found here: How Accurate is Zillow’s Zestimate?] This is a question I get asked frequently. ..and is one, the answer of which, Zillow is … Continue reading

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Nevada State Contractors Board mobile app

Summer is here and with it many home owners are considering remodeling projects. But before you hire that contractor, you may want to check him/her out using The Nevada State Contractors Board’s latest mobile app — NSCB Mobile. The Nevada … Continue reading

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There’s a Reno Historical app for that

Reno Historical is a free mobile app that puts Reno Nevada’s history at your fingertips. Using your smartphone’s GPS the Reno Historical app will guide users through curated tours of the city. Points along the tours include historical information about … Continue reading

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Zillow rolls out Zestimate forecasts

Want to know the prediction of a home’s value one year from now? Check out Zillow’s “Zestimate forecast”. What is a Zestimate forecast? From Zillow: The Zestimate forecast is a prediction of a home’s Zestimate® home value one year from … Continue reading

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How appealing is your neighborhood?

A new website, Neighborhood Appeal, strives to answer that question by providing a letter grade, A+ to F, to rate areas throughout the country down to the zip code level. The site offers two letter grades: their own grade based … Continue reading

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Zillow’s negative equity map

Zillow now has an interactive map that displays the percentage of homes in a particular county or ZIP code that are in negative equity (see map below). Negative equity is commonly referred to as being underwater. The map also shows … Continue reading

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