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July 2018

Found 10 blog entries for July 2018.

Dickson Realty has released our Mid-Year 2018 Luxury Trends for the Reno/Sparks Nevada. For the first six months, we had almost a 78% increase in the total number of units sold over the same time last year. To put that into perspective, 112 homes sold from January to June 2018 versus 63 homes for the same period last year. Get all the details here:

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Market Report - DOM and Median Price - Reno/Sparks

Let’s take a look at Median Price and Days on Market trends over the past 6 months 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 median price increased by $10,000 to $385,000 from May to June. That is a new record for median price of single family homes in Reno/Sparks. It has increased by almost 16% since June of last year. This year-over-year change highlights the strong demand for housing being driven by low housing inventory, low mortgage rates and continued economic growth.

Median Price Reno Sparks

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In the last month, the Average Days on Market

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Maybe you've decided to right size into a smaller, low-maintenance home now that the kids have moved out. Or maybe you're looking to upgrade to a home closer to the office or family. Whatever your reason for wanting to move, you may be concerned about getting top dollar for your current home. In addition to the equity you may already have in your home, consider these five ideas to add more equity to your home by doing it yourself. 

1. Boost Curb Appeal. Consider adding or updating shutters, adding plants and mulch to add color, and making sure walkways are uncluttered and swept clean. 

2. Power Wash the Exterior. If you don't own a power sprayer, you can rent one from most home improvement stores. Depending on the age of your home, you may be

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Dickson Realty has released its Mid-Year 2018 Market Trends Report for Reno/Sparks.

You will find market reports and graphics that will give you an idea of where we are in the real estate market today. Click on the image to read the report online or download a copy.

If you have any questions about the Reno-Sparks real estate market, specific neighborhoods, or the value of your home, please contact us at 775-453-4568. 

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Reno/Sparks area Realtors sold 572 single family homes in June, which was not a significant change from May, but was a 24% decrease in sales compared to this time last year.

In June, the number of available homes increased nearly 10% to 924 homes. Although this helps provide some relief to buyers, the available inventory is also down by over 20% when compared to June of last year. With fewer listings year over year and continued growth in the region, the economics of supply and demand are impacting the median price and days on market.

The median sold price for single family homes in Reno/Sparks increased by $10,000 to $385,000 in June and increased by over $52,000 since June of 2017. An upward trend in median price is expected to continue for

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10345 Cavalry Circle, Reno

Located just off the valley floor in South Meadows is this perfect 4 bedroom single level home. Lovely wood floors, granite counters, custom built his and her closets, built in entertainment center are some of the features of this tastefully complete home. Large lot- .443 acre with great views.

2,568 square feet

4 bedroom/3 bath

3 car garage

For more information or to schedule a viewing, contact Sallan Real Estate at 775-453-4568. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you're one of the millions of American homeowners with a concrete patio, you may be considering ideas to spruce up the space. Outdoor living spaces are especially popular with home buyers. If you are considering selling your home, a patio upgrade could be a good investment. Below are 7 tips that will update your patio. 

1. Use Paint to Get Creative. Stencils can add a creative look to a concrete patio. Make sure to use outdoor paint and powerwash the patio first. Large designs will be much easier for the diy-er than small, intricate designs. 

2. Install Clay Pavers over Existing Patio. Clay pavers can be an efficient way to "resurface" your patio if you are looking for an entirely new look without tearing out your existing patio. 

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Our market has heated up as the summer selling season gets into full swing. As of July 2nd, there were 1,029 homes available for purchase in Reno-Sparks, which is nearly a 26% increase from May. However, our inventory is still less than this time last year. Over 70% of available homes have asking prices below $600,000.

Absorption Rate, or Days of Available Inventory, is the amount of time it would take to sell off existing homes for sale if no additional homes entered the market. The National Association of REALTORS considers 5 to 6 months of inventory a healthy market, where neither buyers nor sellers have a distinct advantage.

For homes priced below $300,000, we have only 23 days of inventory. For homes in the range of $300,000-$600,000,

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What are your plans for Independence Day? Will you be taking a road trip? Hanging out with friends for a barbecue? Checking out the fireworks in Downtown Reno? There are plenty of options to celebrate the 4th of July in and around Northern Nevada.

July 3rd

Fireworks and Beach Party- Held at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area from 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm, there will be food vendors, a beer and wine garden and live performances by the San Diego Marines Double-Time Brass Band. Fireworks should begin at 9:30pm.

 

July 4th

Star Spangled Sparks- Free event that includes fireworks hosted by The Nugget Casino Resort. Festivities begin at 4:00 pm on Victorian Square with food and craft vendor booths.  Live music begins at 5:00 pm featuring The Garage

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