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Posted on 08/02/2020
Are HOAs Really That Beneficial?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock An HOA — or Homeowners' Association — is an organization in your subdivision or community that creates and enforces regulations and rules for the properties and residents. If a property is part of an HOA's jurisdiction, buying it automatically makes you a member. Therefore, you are required to pay HOA dues that cover...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
5263 Slope Drive, Sun Valley, NV 89433 is now new to the market!
New, modern 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with beautiful views only 10 minutes from downtown Reno. This home features vaulted ceilings, 2x6 exterior walls, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, farmhouse-style stainless steel kitchen sink, and a large kitchen island. Gorgeous master bathroom features double sinks and a walk-in shower. Enjoy morning coffee and evening barbeques on the spacious...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
What is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels A real estate investment trust (REIT) can be an attractive way to invest in real estate. It allows anyone to invest in real estate assets arranged in a portfolio. Currently, about 87 million Americans invest in these types of stocks. What is a REIT? A REIT is a company that operates, finances...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
How to Protect an Unoccupied Home After a Move
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Want to Improve Your Workspace? Add LEDs Under Your Cabinets
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Your kitchen is the ultimate workspace, but only if it has the lighting needed to properly illuminate your work area. Without the right lighting, you could end up fumbling through your tasks, failing to complete them to the best of your ability. Thankfully, resolving that problem is as easy as installing LEDs under...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Common Mortgage Options and Their Benefits
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Most homebuyers take out a mortgage when they purchase a house, and there are several different types of mortgages to choose from. Here are some of the more common mortgage options and the benefits of each one. Conventional 30-Year Fixed Mortgages Perhaps the standard starting point for a mortgage is the conventional...
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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 160 Hart, Dayton, NV 89403-6623
New modern, highly upgraded manufactured home featuring 9ft ceilings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances including an oversized 26cf Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator, farmhouse-style kitchen sink, large kitchen island, and 2x6 exterior walls for the best insulation and energy efficiency. Large master bedroom has a walk-in closet with built-in shelves. Gorgeous master bath features a lighted vanity with a glass sink plus a walk-in shower. Included 1/10 Year Warranty under...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Video Tour - 350 Gerdes, Sun Valley, NV 89433
Enjoy privacy and open Land with beautiful valley mountain views from your Rustic Cabin-style home. Easy living near Reno on a spacious 0.47 acre lot. This cozy home features an open floor plan, a large covered patio faces BLM land to enjoy evening barbeques and...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
3 Factors to Consider Before You Reject an Offer to Purchase
If you receive a "lowball" offer to purchase your house, your first reaction may be to respond with an immediate "No." However, it is important to evaluate any offer to purchase your house closely. Because if you weigh the pros and cons of rejecting an offer to purchase your home, you'll be better equipped than ever before to make...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Whats More Important the Location of a Home or Its Size?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
Video Tour - 160 Hart, Dayton, NV 89403-6623
New modern, highly upgraded manufactured home featuring 9ft ceilings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances including an oversized 26cf Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator, farmhouse-style kitchen sink, large kitchen island, and 2x6 exterior walls for the best insulation and energy efficiency. Large master bedroom has a walk-in closet with built-in shelves. Gorgeous master bath features a lighted vanity with a glass sink plus a walk-in...
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