Sunday, July 5, 2020 / by Elissa Irwin
Since many of our summer plans have been delayed or cancelled, it may seem like you and your family are running out of fun and new ideas to continue the family summer fun. Here are 5 refreshing ways to keep you and your little ones sane during the summer.
Not only does setting up a tent inside or your backyard relieve the stress of packing up the car, you can still prep campfire friendly meals and eat s'mores around the campfire.
If traveling to far away places and going to see amazing artwork was your plan this summer, you're in luck. Many famous museums are giving virtual tours of some of the most renowned exhibits ever. This includes Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC and Lourve Museum in Paris.
Below are links to these Museums:
Summer Reading or Math Challenges
If friendly competition is more your children's style, Washoe County ...
Monday, June 15, 2020 / by Elissa Irwin
Hunter's Creek Trail
Located in Northwest Reno, this is a moderate hike that takes about 2-3 hours to complete. Even though it may seem lengthy, it ends up at a beautiful waterfall; you’ll feel like you’re not in Nevada anymore. Bring plenty of water and sun protection for this one!
Galena Creek Trail
This spectacular and shorter hike begins in the neighborhood of Callan Ranch off of Mt Rose Hwy and makes its way all the way to Galena Forest Estates. The trail is very shady, so it’s perfect for a summer day or evening. It follows the Galena Creek the whole way with multiple bridges. This trail also goes through the golf course community Montreux, so you may even see some golfers out on one of the most beautiful courses in Northern Nevada!
This trail is located in South Reno off of Mt Rose Hwy. It has a couple trail heads, each one with a unique vibe. You can either walk along the creek, in the woods ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 / by Callie O'Brien
Located in the highly sought after 89511 zip code, this home is turn-key and perfect for any family. The open concept design is perfectly highlighted in the kitchen, which opens up to the rest of the living area. A large island, pantry, and plenty of counter space make this space great for entertaining or the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The master suite has an attached bath with a stand-alone shower and deep soaker tub. A bonus space upstairs is perfect for anything from an office to a kid’s room.
The large, fenced in back yard features a trellis covered patio, barbecue area, and stunning views of the mountains.
With 4 beds, 3.5 baths, and 2,886 sqft of living space, all for $624,900 - don’t miss out on your chance to make this property yours!
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 / by Callie O'Brien
The Market by the Numbers
Median List Price: $599,000
Price Per Sqft: $242
Days on Market: 116
Price Decreased: 33%
Price Increased: 6%
Median Rent: $1,950
Most Expensive: $14,999,000
Least Expensive: $145,300
Market Action Index: 47 (Strong Seller’s Market)
The Market by the Quartiles
Top 25% of Properties:
Median Price: $1,349,500
Lot Size: 1 – 2.5 acres
Days on Market: 225
Upper-Middle 25% of Properties:
Median Price: $738,995
Lot Size: .25 - .5 acres
Days on Market:102
Middle-Lower 25% of Properties
Median Price: $497,500
Lot Size: 6,500 – 8,000 sqft.
Days on Market: 74
Lowest 25% of Properties:
Median Price: $324,999
Lot Size: 6,500 – 8,000 sqft.
Days on Market: 63
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 / by Callie O'Brien
From house flipping television shows to the Zillow app on cellphones, home buying has become a part of our culture, but for many real estate investing is still out of reach.
But since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 relaxed regulations on direct-to-consumer security sales, a new trend called micro-investing has added a new wave of investors to the real estate market. Micro-investing allows consumers to buy shares of properties and customize portfolios, for as little as $5.
“The best portfolios are diversified, and real estate performs very uniquely, in a way that is uncorrelated to the stock market and bonds… We want to offer the same asset class at a lower price point,” said Janine Yorio, founder and chief executive officer of a New York City-based real estate micro-investment app called Compound, which sells properties at a profit for investors.
The model is similar to the traditional real estate investment trust (REIT), but micro-inves ...