With winter just around the corner (time flies when you’re having fun) now is a good time to begin thinking about what you need to do to prep your home for winter. Don’t wait until the first snowfall and get surprised when your BBQ is buried in snow! Here are 6 things to get a […]
Only two days left in 2017. How will you say goodbye to the old and ring in the new? Party at a friend’s house? A late dinner at Atlantis? Fireworks downtown? So many New Year’s Eve events to choose from here in Reno! Go out. Have a great time. Just remember that on a Reno New […]
Each year, Livability.com releases their list of the best cities to retire to in the US. While some seniors wish to retire in the same location they’ve lived all their lives, others want to make a change. More and more retirees look to continue an active lifestyle well into their later years. So, it’s not […]
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median priced home today (30%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median priced home (15%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your […]
It’s that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them come thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether or not now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much further to find four great reasons to […]
Why home ownership has more financial benefits than renting.
There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, reported on what he calls a “Rental Affordability Crisis.” He warns that, “Low rental […]