Homes in Somersett – Reno

The Somersett community, located in Northwest Reno, is a master planned development featuring a 24,000 sqft clubhouse with two pools, hot tubs, 9 hole executive golf course, tennis courts, indoor basketball gym, aerobics studio, cardio-weight studio, 27 miles of hiking and biking trails, and more!  Purchasing a home in Somersett is as much about the Read More …

Floodplains and Reno-Sparks Homes

If you are thinking about purchasing a home, it is important to know whether a property lies within a floodplain.  There are thousands of lots in Reno and Sparks located within both 100-year and 500-year floodplains as designated by FEMA.  If your next home is in a FEMA floodplain,  your lender will require flood insurance Read More …

Reno Sparks Real Estate Inventory – Seller’s Market for last 5 years.

MSI (Months Supply of Inventory) is an indicator used to determine Buyer or Seller Markets.  Markets with lower inventory are considered Seller Markets.  Markets with higher inventory are considered Buyer markets.  A balanced market is generally considered to be between 5 and 6 months of inventory.  The Reno-Sparks real estate market has been in a Read More …

Energy Savings and Buying a Home

There are currently no standards when it comes to home valuation and energy features, but “going green” and saving money on energy consumption is something that Buyers need to consider.  It is very easy for home buyers to concentrate solely on the monthly house payment when in reality there are many other costs associated with Read More …