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Posted on 08/02/2020
Hiring a Real Estate Attorney
Photo by Succo via PixabayWhen you need a real estate attorney, be sure to do your research. Don’t just hire an attorney because your friend or a relative sings the attorney’s praises. The referred attorney may be great in the practice area they helped your friend or relative in, but they may not have the experience needed for...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Comparison: Investment Property and Primary Residence Purchases
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
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Posted on 07/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 2770 Wrondel Way #a, B, C, Reno, NV 89502
Southeast Reno Triplex, each unit 2 bedroom, 1 bath, with about 684 square feet of living space. Units A and C have remodeled kitchens. Unit B has a newer furnace. Unit A: Renovated August 2018, laminate wood floors throughout, doors, kitchen cabinets, stove, blinds, and paint. New furnace motor February 2019. Unit B: New furnace installed winter of 2017. Unit C: Renovated 2017, laminate wood floors in living area, tile floors in kitchen and bathroom, new carpet in bedrooms, new stove. New furnace motor February 2019. 2017 security screen doors installed in each...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Should You Try to Negotiate with a Homebuyer?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey, you should be open to negotiating with a homebuyer. Because if you communicate with a property buyer, you may increase your chances of enjoying a quick, successful home selling experience. There is no need to stress about a home negotiation. Now, let's take a look at...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 546 Wedge Ln, Fernley, NV 89408
Welcome home to your spacious, move-in ready refuge from it all complete with fresh paint, stainless steel appliances, and rustic, natural wood cabinets! Upon walking in, you will immediately notice the open floorplan leading to the grand family room with vaulted ceilings, tons of windows, and a double sided gas fireplace in the center of it all! Boasting an open floorplan, this home feels spacious, cozy and...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
How to Avoid a Homebuying Dilemma
No one wants to face a homebuying dilemma. Yet problems may arise during the homebuying journey that make it tough for an individual to find and buy his or her dream residence. Lucky for you, we're here to help you prepare for potential homebuying dilemmas and ensure you can quickly address these issues. Now, let's take a look at...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Steps to Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Posted on 07/02/2020
2680 Michelangelo Court, Sparks, NV 89434 now has a new price of $396,000!
Lennar home with a 6KW Tesla Solar Panel System included (there are a total of 20 panels). Granite slab on kitchen counter, extra large walk-in closet, dual sink in master bathroom, with porcelain tile in all the right areas. The home also includes stainless steel appliances with refrigerator included. Dryer is also included with the...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 8280 Opal Station, Reno, NV 89506
Stunning Northstar Ranch Home just hit the market in Reno!! This impressive home features 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3138 sq ft of living space. The first floor features plenty of space for entertaining with tons of natural light. The kitchen comes equipped with double ovens, a gas cook top, all appliances, an island breakfast bar island, and pantry. This remarkable home also boasts a LARGE Bonus loft for the convenience of more open living...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Top Reasons Not to Skip a Home Inspection
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 06/23/2020
2680 Michelangelo Court, Sparks, NV 89434 now has a new price of $399,000!
Lennar home with a 6KW Tesla Solar Panel System included (there are a total of 20 panels). Granite slab on kitchen counter, extra large walk-in closet, dual sink in master bathroom, with porcelain tile in all the right areas. The home also includes stainless steel appliances with refrigerator included. Dryer is also included with the...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Do You Need a Homebuying Budget?
A homebuying budget can make a world of difference, particularly for those who want to streamline a house search. If you have a budget at your disposal, you will know approximately how much you can spend on a residence. Then, you can narrow your house search accordingly. Establishing a homebuying budget can be simple. Now, let's take a look...
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