If you’re a homeowner and your water heater hasn’t gone out yet, just wait. They bust a seam or spring a leak or otherwise go on the fritz every 10 years, give or take. So you’ve got that to look forward to.

Unexpected home repairs are financial dings that never come at a good time. Water heaters are actually the least of your concerns; usually a few hundred bucks later you’re back to your hot showers. But a new furnace, air conditioning unit or roof — now we’re talking big-money repairs that can easily break your budget.

A recent survey by HomeServe USA reveals 25% of homeowners don’t have savings set aside for major household repairs. Nearly half of homeowners (48%) have had an emergency home repair in the past 12 months, according to the same…

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Deciding on a type of mortgage is no simple task. There are plenty of options, but in most cases, there’s one that’s best for you and your situation. Obviously, it’s best to consult an expert before making any final decisions, but this infographic can help you narrow down your options.

As always, please reach out if you have any questions about buying a home!

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Here are the latest market stats for Reno & Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville, Minden & Topaz

These stats reflect what has happened in the market up until the end of April 2022.  Please note that the arrows represent an up-or-down in the values, not whether it is 'good' or 'bad'. For example, days on contract may show a red arrow but that means that properties are selling faster than they were the month before.

Months Supply of Inventory (also known as absorption rate) is the amount of time it would take to sell all existing homes on the MLS if no new listings came on the market. Typically a 5-6 month supply is considered a 'balanced market' (not leaning in favor of either buyer or seller.  Less than 6 months is considered a "seller's market" while more…

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3325 Show Jumper Ln Property Photo 1This exceptional home features 3 spacious bedrooms 2.5 baths, an office, and tasteful upgrades throughout. The well-appointed kitchen has stainless steel appliances, soft-close cabinetry, an enormous island, and a large walk-in pantry.

Upstairs you will find the extra-large master bedroom and bathroom with a generously sized closet. There is also a convenient upstairs laundry, two more bedrooms, and a loft.
Entertainers will love the outdoor living spaces. Low maintenance landscape in both the front and back yard, a beautiful fireplace in the backyard, a fire pit, landscape lighting, and a lovely fountain, make the space a peaceful paradise. The backyard also has a large outdoor kitchen with a built-in grill, refrigerator, sink, and storage.…

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Sierra Nevada Properties is proud to partner with and support the JUSTin Hope Foundation!

The mission of the JUSTin HOPE Foundation is to give hope to families and individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities by promoting inclusion and creating opportunities through education/training and family support to maximize the individual’s potential.

They provide over 80 events and workshops annually to support the local community and have awarded more than $70,000 to families in need. Due to their efforts, more than 3,000 first responders have been trained statewide and they offer respite by providing in-home care to give caregivers a break.

Their next event is coming up this month:

Disability & Special Needs Planning Made Easy
Thursday, May 12

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From TMWA. 

Go beyond the snowpack and learn all about water in the Truckee Meadows. Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) invites you to this FREE community event on Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come to the beautiful open space at Lazy 5 Regional Park to:

  • Understand the drought resiliency of our water supply through resource management
  • See how water recycling in the Truckee Meadows is advancing
  • Know about programs that are protecting the river and source water in our region
  • Learn about water treatment processes to really understand drinking water quality

Families with kids will enjoy the Big Rigs from Truckee Meadows Water Authority with other AutoPayInteractive Activities that will foster learning and help cure boredom!

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