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April 2018

Found 12 blog entries for April 2018.

 

You may find yourself one of the many people who really tackle the whole idea of spring cleaning. Even if it's one room at a time throughout the next several weeks, deep cleaning your home can make you feel better and will make your home look better. The following are simple deep cleaning projects that will keep your home in shape. 

1. Vacuum vents and registers. Registers collect dirt and grime- especially if yours are on the floor. Vacuum them then wipe with a damp cloth. Remove them then vacuum under and around the vent or register before replacing. 

2. Weatherstripping. If your weather stripping is beyond a healthy wipe down and re-nailing or gluing back in position, it's time to replace it. Otherwise, a healthy scrub with a non-abrasive

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Spring is finally here! If you've been waiting for warmer weather and summer activities to kick off, you're not alone. We've compiled a list of the local events going on in Reno-Sparks through the month of May. Enjoy! 

Reno Ukulele Festival- May 2 through 5 at Peppermill Hotel Resort

Cinco de Mayo Festival- May 5 at Grand Sierra Resort

Reno River Festival- May 12 and 13 in Downtown Reno

Hot August Nights Spring Fever Revival- May 18 and 19 in Downtown Reno

Dog With Your Dog 5K- May 19 at Wingfield Park

Chili on the Comstock- May 19 and 20 in Virginia City

Memorial Day Celebration of Heroes Parade- May 26 in Virginia City

Reno Lantern Festival- May 26 at Wild West Motorsports Park

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Let’s take a look at Median Price and Days on Market trends over the past 6 months for single family homes in the greater Reno-Sparks area. These statistics exclude Condo sales and focus only on single family home sales activity in the region.

According to the Reno-Sparks Association of REALTORS, the Reno-Sparks area experienced a 1.5% increase in median price from just under $370,000 in February to $375,000 in March. This price was 17.6% higher than March of last year, and 27.1%, or $80,000 higher than March 2016. These year over year increases highlight the strong demand for housing being driven by low housing inventory, low mortgage rates and continued economic growth. We anticipate the median price will continue to increase in the long term,

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When selling your home, you need global exposure in addition to the strong marketing expertise we deliver locally. As an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World,® Dickson Realty has the resources to market your property to the highest possible number of potential buyers. With 130,000 talented associates around the world, we expose your property to buyers on six continents ensuring more eyes on your property. In addition, we receive inbound clients from other affiliates around the globe who are interested in purchasing a home.

Please contact us to find out how we use our local expertise and global marketing to help sell your property for the highest possible price in the shortest amount of time.

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Let's review the Reno-Sparks real estate market, comparing month over month activity from February to March 2018, and comparing year-over-year to March 2017.

Please contact Sallan Real Estate if you have any questions or would like to discuss what is happening in our local real estate market.

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I have some market news to share with you.

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Dickson Realty Market Trends

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Please contact us for more information about the Reno-Sparks real estate market.

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Fantastic 3 bedroom home on a cul de sac in NW Reno. The sellers have recently replaced all vinyl flooring in bathrooms and Kitchen with tile. The yard is park-like with mature trees and expansive wooden deck. Upstairs and downstairs over-sized sliders provide lots of light.

1560 Boyer, Reno, NV 89503

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

1650 square feet

   

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With all of the rain lately, it may feel like your backyard is more of a mud pit than a lawn. Drainage issues aside, there are several things you can do to increase the value of your home by way of your landscape. 

1. Plant Trees. Most buyers appreciate the benefit of a tree. Whether your choose a large shade tree, fruit trees, or a decorative flowering tree, make sure there is room in your yard for the tree once it's full grown. Larger, older trees are more expensive, but you don't have to wait a decade or more for your shade tree to provide a decent amount of shade. 

2. Choose Different Flower Types. Mixing up your landscape with various types of flowers can go a long way in improving the value of your landscape. Choose inexpensive annuals for

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Demand for affordable housing in Reno-Sparks remains high, and supply is near record lows. This creates a challenging environment for home buyers and sellers alike. However, it is also one of the best move up markets in recent history. Let’s take a look at what’s happening.

As of April 2nd, there were 600 homes on the market that were Active and Available for purchase. That is a very slight 1.2% decrease from the 607 available homes on the market at the end of March, but a staggering 39% decrease from the 983 homes on the market in March 2017. Nearly 64% of available homes have asking prices below $600,000. Only 104 of the homes on the market today have asking prices under $300,000. By comparison, 258 of available listings were under $300,000 at

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