In a recent article on, author Jonathon Smoke argues that Millennials, people born between 1981 and 2000, are driving the current housing market. Millennials make up about 90 million people, the largest generation living at this time. Storm believes that Millennials are just beginning to purchase homes and the sheer number of them will drive the market.

1. Millennials are Starting Families. 86% of Millennial home shoppers say they are buying a home due to a change of family size and composition. They also say that a stable or improving income helped trigger the decision to buy a home.

2. Millennials Make Up 20 Million Households. 14% of home sellers this year were Millennials. This summer, 30% of home buyers were Millennials. This age…

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Here’s a quick look at the Reno/Sparks housing market. October single family home sales were down 5 percent from September, but the median sales price increased by 8.7 percent, from $239,000 in September to $260,000 in October.

Condo sales remained steady over the past two months, but the median sales price for condos decreased by 7 percent, from $107,500 in September down to just below one hundred thousand in October.

Is this a good time to buy? With a slowing in the pace of sales, combined with more homes on the market and continued low interest rates, this could be a great time for you to purchase a home.

Whether buying or selling, you need an expert counselor on your side. As your experienced Dickson Realty agent, along with our award winning…

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If  you’re considering selling your Reno, Nevada home in the near future, there’s no better time to evaluate the look of your home. Before the chaos of the holiday season, take a look around your house at clutter, outdated decor, and wasted space . Bring a friend by to get their honest opinion. Sometimes it’s very simple things that can make a home look so much better.

Here is a quick list of things you can do to make your home more inviting to buyers.

1. Replace Old Carpet. If you can’t steam clean the stains out of your carpet or it’s looking worn, it’s time to replace it. You can replace the old carpet with new carpet, go for wood flooring or a quality laminate wood, or install tile.

2. Replace Old, Ugly Light Fixtures and Ceiling Fans. If you…

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