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It can feel overwhelming and stressful to sell your home! It may seem like there is an unending list of things to get done. We have compiled a list of 3 simple steps you can take to sell your home!

The first thing you need to do when selling your home is to get it ready to sell. Of course, this undertaking will differ from home to home. That being said, the process should always end with a house that is ready to sell. Get your house as similar looking to a vacant model home as possible. In order to complete this step of selling your home, there are three main things you need to do. These vital tips to getting your home ready are to repair it, improve it, and make it look brand new! 

A major thing that home buyers look for in a home is if…

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If you are considering buying a home, there are some things that you should consider and look into before you put in an offer. Here we have compiled 10 basic things for you to check off before you decide on the house you are going to buy. Below is a sneak peek at the 10 checklist items to do before you become a home buyer.

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If you are considering buying a house that is 30+ years old, it is very likely that some work has been done on it over the years. You can find the past permits of a property in the Reno area here. You should take some time to look at the past permits for the home and what repairs have been made over the years. 

 

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Selling a house is a lot of work! Before you start the process of selling your home, it is important to know what steps to take. Trying to sell your home without knowing specifics of what to do is like trying to solve a puzzle blindfolded. 


Although you may anticipate selling your home to be complex, you may not realize how many details are involved in getting your home ready to sell. It can be very tiring if you don’t know where to start or what to do. 


Below is a quick table of contents of what this blog will be covering, so you get the general idea. We have no doubt that this checklist will help you get your home ready to sell!


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When buying a home, or even considering it, there are a lot of questions that typically come up. Whether it is your first time as a homebuyer or you have bought a property in the past, there are a lot of questions that may arise when purchasing a house. We have compiled 10 of the most common questions that homebuyers have about the process and details of buying a home. Check out our Q & A below of these frequently asked questions when purchasing real estate!


Answer: Get your mortgage pre approved

You will probably find it necessary to get a mortgage when buying your home, unless you are purchasing it in cash. Before you know what house you can afford, you need to make sure you can get a loan and get pre-approved for it.

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A big question home sellers often have is, "How much time will it take for my home to sell?". If you have watched one of your neighbors sell their house and it took forever to sell, maybe you are worried the same thing will happen with your property. You are likely assuming that being in the same neighborhood, your house will sell in the same amount of time, and money, as their home.


There is good news: there are tangible steps you can take to help your home sell faster than your neighbors, and sell at its highest value! Below are 5 practical actions that will allow you to get your home in top condition for selling. These steps will help your house sell quickly and at its highest point of worth.

Did you know that houses have first…

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At MyRenoSparksRealEstate.com, we want to be your resource for all things real estate.  Here is what is going on in today's local market. 

Homeowners have historically remained in their homes an average of six to seven years, however in 2014, research showed that time has increased to 10 years, according to Dave Hansen, 2015 president RSAR. This has created a lack of inventory within the Reno-Sparks market for existing-home sales.  Many would-be sellers have stayed put because they are nervous about leaving their low interest mortgage rates, and they also have been waiting for a spike in the value of their homes. 

 

Median Reno-Sparks Sales Price

  • February 2015 median price was up 5.2% to $265,000 compared to $252,000 in January 2015 and…

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A few days ago, I received a text message from one of the home buyers with whom I am currently working. She wanted to see a house that she found on the internet, so I looked up the address in our local Reno Sparks MLS, and could not find any data on it. I then put the address into Google and the first search result was a listing on Zillow.com. When I clicked the link and started to do my research in order to find out whether or not this home was still available for showing, there was no contact info on the page for the individual who listed the property for sale. Eventually I found a link at the bottom of the page that showed the location of the website where the data was being pulled from. When I clicked on it, I was taken to a clunky old website from a…

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