Category Archives: Somersett

Somersett Golf and Country Club members to assume ownership

I received the following press release in my email box today and thought I’d pass it along. For Immediate Release                          For More Information: September 28, 2010                             Dan Morgan, (775) 323-4500 … Continue reading

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I made a video

During the last Inman Connect conference I was offered a 60-second video from TurnHere Video as a promotion for their video production service.  I decided to do a clip on what brought me and my family to Reno. TurnHere shot … Continue reading

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Short Sale FAIL

After eight unsuccessful months trying to sell our Somersett McMansion for $525,000, we raised the price to $572,000. No, we’re not crazy. The bank is. For those who may not know me, I started this blog in late 2005. I … Continue reading

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Just Your Average House

The Center for Regional Studies just (finally) released their March 2009 and Q1 numbers.  The median cost of a new single family home in Reno was $133/SF, and the median cost of a resale home was $115/SF ($404/SF in Incline, … 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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Somersett Trail Map Complete

Longtime readers will remember when I posted a few pictures of the Trailheads around Somersett.  I’m happy to report that the new trail has been completed and we happen to have an electronic version of it below.  Simply click on the … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading

Since it looks like a long, wet weekend, and since I didn’t even get a chuckle out of you readers with "squirrel underpants", here are a couple of dull and boring items for your enjoyment. CC&Rs – We all know … Continue reading

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Why WaMu Must Die

The new listing at 8695 Tom Kite looked like just another Somersett owner getting serious about today’s real estate market.  The home was purchased in October 2005 for $842,306, has probably seen another $100,000 in landscape work, and is listed at … Continue reading

Posted in Developments, General, Lending, Somersett | 54 Comments