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Are you planning to sell your home before the year ends? Or maybe you're planning to put it on the market next spring? When you decide to list your home, it's likely important you get as much as possible as quickly as possible. Many homeowners in Northern Nevada have significant equity in their homes and are planning to take advantage of the booming housing market. Before you list your home, make sure to do these eight things so your home gives the best impression to potential buyers. 

1. Remove Clutter. You don't want to lug or unnecessary boxes to your new home, so remove as much clutter as possible before (or during) packing. Consider donating gently used items to local non-profits and recycle whatever you can. 

2. Deep Clean. Cleaning the grout

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Millennials, well known for killing off norms like the 9:00-5:00 workday and department stores, are still interested in the security of home ownership. Many neighborhoods appeal to Millennials because of access to nightlife, job opportunities, and affordable housing. With the thriving economy and businesses continuing to move to Northern Nevada, the influx of young professionals is continuing. Nearly 40% of home buyers are Millennials and there are some home upgrades this generation cares more about than previous generations. If you're planning to sell your home, consider these upgrades if you're planning to attract Millennial buyers. 

1. Simple Landscaping. Millennials are looking for outdoor spaces that are easy to maintain. Gardens or

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Whether you've bought and sold several homes or this is your first foray into home selling, you want to get top dollar for your property. In addition to commonly known tips, like improving to home's curb appeal, there are several other, easy ways that can help you get the most for your home. 

1. Get a Home Inspection. If you have a home inspection completed before there's an offer, it shows that you're prepared. Make sure you have fixed any issues that may have come up on the inspection and be able to provide proof, especially for larger purchases.

2. Professional Photos Make a Difference. When choosing a Realtor to list your home, be sure to check out their previous listings. If the listing photos aren't done by a professional, it can make the

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Every quarter, the Dickson Commercial Group releases a report about Reno/Sparks multifamily real estate activity. Using several key data sources, the report covers multifamily sales, apartment rental data, and construction activity. It offers a unique and comprehensive overview of the Reno/Sparks market for multifamily owners and investors.

Reno/Sparks Multifamily Sales in Q2 2019

The second quarter of 2019 saw several large Reno/Sparks multifamily sales, for a total of 323 units sold. Of those, more than 60% came from the sale of Skyline Canyon Apartments at 3300 Skyline Blvd. The other three sales totaled 119 units in East Reno, on properties on Kirman Avenue, Mill Street, And Locust Street.

In Midtown and Downtown Reno areas, activity

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Late summer and fall are a great time to sell your home. The Reno-Sparks housing market is still going strong for home sellers and interest rates are still in near-record territory, making this a good time for many people to buy. If you want to make sure your home shows its seen in the best light possible. 

Start At the Front Door- You know that curb appeal is important, but make sure you pay attention to the porch too. Tasteful fall decor is good, but stay away from anything too crazy. Instead of decorating for holidays, decorating for the season is generally better received. Make sure the front door is clean, the porch is free of debris, and the porch light is on if the house is being shown in the evening. 

Swap Summer Hues for Autumn Tones-

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If the kitchen is the heart of the home, it makes sense to make sure it looks great, especially if you're planning to sell the home. Before you start budgeting for a full kitchen remodel, consider making these changes to first. Even small changes can make a difference in the look and feel of your kitchen. 

Fluorescent Lighting. If your kitchen has the fluorescent tube lighting covered with the plastic rectangles, that's a common sign your kitchen needs updating. The hue of fluorescent lights is often unflattering and flush mount lighting or pendant lighting is a much better, more modern solution. 

Fad Colors. Adding a pop of color in your kitchen through decor or even small appliances is a smart, easy way to update. But stay away from painting your

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Summer is the prime time to sell your home in Northern Nevada. You may be watching the local real estate market so you know that home values are up and interest rates are still at historic lows, creating incentives for both home sellers and buyers to move quickly. 

If you are interested in seeing what your home may be worth in today's market, please contact Sallan Real Estate. We will create and provide you with a complimentary home valuation, so you know what your home could sell for. Unlike the valuations you may find on real estate sites, our valuation will take into account any repairs or updates you have made to the home and the overall condition of the home.

We will also provide you with a marketing plan so that if you choose to list your

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Summer is finally here and you may notice your home is in need of some maintenance. So whether you're planning to sell your home in the near future and want your yard to really shine, or you just want everything in great shape for your next back yard get together, make sure you take care of these maintenance tasks. 

1. Clean the Grill. Wipe down the exterior of the grill with soap and water. Clean the grill with a scrub brush and toss any ash or residue. Don't forget to clean the drip trays. 

2. Repair the Deck. This is a summer home maintenance must-do. Repair any broken boards and hammer in any loose nails. Re-seal the deck if it is no longer repels water. With Northern Nevada's temperature swings, you may need to re-seal your deck more often than

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A home inspection is a visual inspection of a property, from foundation to the roof, by a professional home inspector. Most often, the inspection is part of the buyer's due diligence to make sure the home is safe and everything is functioning as it should prior to the purchase of a home.

Is a home inspection required? A home inspection may be required by your lender to qualify for a home loan. If you are not getting a loan, or if your lender doesn't require it, you do not have to have a home inspection. However, home inspections are highly recommended for your own protection. 

What do home inspectors look for? A professional home inspector who is certified by the National Association of Home Inspectors will look at the condition of the home,

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If you are one of the many Northern Nevada home owners preparing to sell their home this summer, you may be contemplating which home maintenance chores to tackle before you list your home. Even if you aren't planning to sell, there are several chores you should take care of before summer hits.  While there are some jobs better left to professionals or those with experience, like roof repairs and major renovations, there are plenty of things you can take on yourself. 

1. Check the Roof. If you're not comfortable on your roof, a ladder and pair of binoculars can help you spot damaged or missing shingles. Call a professional to asses and repair any damage. 

2. Inspect Concrete. With the wet winter we had, your concrete may be in need of repair.

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