Marshall Realty Blog 12-21-2016: Northern Nevada & Information on Housing Market
Marshall Realty Blog 12-21-2016: Northern Nevada & Information on Housing Market

The Reno housing market reflects the fast growth in the state of Northern Nevada, since there is high demand for quality homes and the housing offered cannot keep up with such demand rates. As it seems, there are a lot of jobs offered in the area and this phenomenon makes Nevada a far more appealing option for those who wish to relocate and start over. So this is the best time for you to sell now and reap the benefits. Reno Property: What to Look for There are many opportunitie...

Marshall Realty Blog 11-9-2016: Northern Nevada Real Estate: Know the Trend before You Sell
Marshall Realty Blog 11-9-2016: Northern Nevada Real Estate: Know the Trend before You Sell

Northern Nevada, Reno in particular, has been one of the hottest real estate markets. There’s been a peak in interest by many in Northern Nevada, largely due to what the area offers. With everything from education to entertainment & anything in between, Northern Nevada has  much to offer. With the increase in demand, many homeowners are wondering if they should sell now. Before you decide, let's get you familiar with the current market trends. By being informed, you wil...

November 7th, 10:43 AM PST
Marshall Realty Blog 11-2-2016 Winter is Coming
Marshall Realty Blog 11-2-2016 Winter is Coming

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report revealing a few things... Distressed property sales accounted for 4% of sales in September. This is down from 7% in 2015, and is the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008 which is a great sign for Reno real estate! Mortgage interest rates remained well below 4% in September at 3.46%. This prompts existing home sales to stay at a heal...

November 1st, 4:31 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 10-26-16 The Great News About Rising Prices
Marshall Realty Blog 10-26-16 The Great News About Rising Prices

Some people have talked about Reno home prices and if local real estate values are accelerating too quickly. We have seen some areas of Reno, Sparks, Fernley, and Carson City homes for sale cannot keep up with the number of buyers out looking for a home, which has caused prices to rise. According to CoreLogic’s latest US Economic Outlook, this rise in real estate prices is a great thing! The average American household gained over $11,000 in equity over the course of the last ye...

October 25th, 4:59 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 10-19-16 The Role Access Plays in Getting Your House SOLD!
Marshall Realty Blog 10-19-16 The Role Access Plays in Getting Your House SOLD!

So you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a local real estate expert to help you with the entire process and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followed by Condition, Financing, and Price. There are many levels of access that you could provide to your agent to be able to show your home. Here are five levels of access that you could give ...

October 14th, 3:56 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 10-12-16 Why We Need More Newly Constructed Homes
Marshall Realty Blog 10-12-16 Why We Need More Newly Constructed Homes

10.12.16 Blog Post  The number of new home sales is far off historic norms. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just reported that the percentage of all house sales that were newly constructed homes has fallen to the lowest numbers in forty years. This should come as no surprise as the number of new housing starts has fallen dramatically over the last several years. We need more new construction for two reasons: In Reno real estate we have seen a lot o...

October 12th, 1:27 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 10-5-16 - 76% Of US Homeowners Now Have at Least 20% Equity in Their Homes!
Marshall Realty Blog 10-5-16 - 76% Of US Homeowners Now Have at Least 20% Equity in Their Homes!

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 75.9% now have significant equity at more than 20%! The report also revealed that 548,000 households regained equity in the second quarter of 2016 and are no longer under water. Price Appreciation is Great News for Homeowners Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains: “Home-value gains have played a large part in restoring hom...

September 29th, 3:16 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 9-23-16 Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home
Marshall Realty Blog 9-23-16 Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home

When you decide ‘I want to sell my house, you obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. More importantly, you may just want to get the home sold. In order to accomplish all three goals, you should realize the importance of using a local real estate expert. We realize that technology has changed the purchaser’s behavior during the h...

September 28th, 11:16 AM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 9-21-16 Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Sustainable?
Marshall Realty Blog 9-21-16 Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Sustainable?

There are some real estate experts questioning whether the current pace of homes for sale  is sustainable. Are too many people buying homes  like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can see that we are looking at a very healthy real estate market . Some are c...

September 21st, 10:08 AM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog 9-7-16 Housing Market Slowing Down? Don’t Tell Builders!
Marshall Realty Blog 9-7-16 Housing Market Slowing Down? Don’t Tell Builders!

Many real estate experts have been calling upon home builders to ramp up construction to help with the lack of existing homes for sale. For the past two months, new home sales have surged, with July’s total coming in at the highest since October 2007. The latest estimates from the US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development show that home sales

September 2nd, 3:14 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog Post 8-31-2016 Stats That PROVE This Is NOT 2005 All Over Again
Marshall Realty Blog Post 8-31-2016 Stats That PROVE This Is NOT 2005 All Over Again

This Is NOT 2005 All Over Again - Recent research by the National Association of Realtor examined certain red flags that caused the housing crisis in 2005. Reno real estate is changing all the time. Marshall Realty is constantly monitoring the red flags that went unnoticed in 2005. 

August 26th, 3:36 PM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog Post 8.17.16 Pick the Right Agent
Marshall Realty Blog Post 8.17.16 Pick the Right Agent

Today, more and more sellers are stepping back, taking a look at the advice real estate professionals(http://www.marshallrealty.net/about/) give them, and asking themselves whether they can trust that advice. This is exactly what they should do. The most important question you can ask when you are choosing a Reno real estate agent(http://www.marshallrealty.net/smart-home-seller-program-reno/) is whether you feel you can trust them. You must know that they’re giving you great ...

August 17th, 11:05 AM PDT
Marshall Realty Blog post 8.3.16 - Brexit 1 Month Later: The Impact on Mortgage Rates
Marshall Realty Blog post 8.3.16 - Brexit 1 Month Later: The Impact on Mortgage Rates

Blog Post 8/3 Brexit 1 Month Later: The Impact on Mortgage Rates Just over a month ago, the United Kingdom decided to withdraw from the European Union in a decision commonly known as Brexit. Even though the UK is pretty far from Reno homes(http://www.marshallrealty.net/smart-home-seller-program-reno/), there was a lot of speculation on how that decision would impact Reno real estate(http://www.marshallrealty.net/personalized-home-value-for-sellers/) along with the U.S. residential m...

August 3rd, 9:40 AM PDT
Marshall Realty 7.27.16 Baby Boomers are on the Move
Marshall Realty 7.27.16 Baby Boomers are on the Move

Baby Boomers are on the Move According to a Merrill Lynch study, “an estimated 4.2 million retirees moved into a new home last year alone.” Two-thirds of retirees say that they are likely to move at least once during retirement. As one participant in the study stated: “In retirement, you have the chance to live anywhere you want. Or you can just stay where you are. There hasn’t been another time in life when we’ve had that kind of freedom.” The...

July 25th, 11:45 AM PDT
Marshall Realty 7.20.16 Home Sales Index - Bad News or Good News?
Marshall Realty 7.20.16 Home Sales Index - Bad News or Good News?

Home Sales Index - Bad News or Good News? Two weeks ago, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator of home sales(http://www.marshallrealty.net/smart-home-seller-program-reno/) based on contract signings. The report revealed that May 2016 numbers weren’t quite as good as the year before: “With last month’s decline, the index reading is still the third highest in the past year, but declined year-ove...

July 15th, 4:52 PM PDT
Marshall Realty July 13, 2016 Two Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House
Marshall Realty July 13, 2016 Two Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House

Title: 2 Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House You want to get the best price when selling your Reno home(http://marshallsellmyhome.com/). But how do you get the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible for Reno homes(http://www.marshallrealty.net/). 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive since many homeowners think that pricing their home a little OVER market value will leave them room for n...

July 8th, 11:45 AM PDT
Marshall Realty July 7, 2016 - Do Banks Think Your Home is Worth What You Do?
Marshall Realty July 7, 2016 - Do Banks Think Your Home is Worth What You Do?

Reno real estate(http://www.marshallrealty.net/) is on fire. Supply is low and demand is high which has caused Reno home values(http://marshallsellmyhome.com/) to increase rapidly. One major challenge in the Reno housing market(http://www.marshallrealty.net/personalized-home-value-for-sellers/) is the bank appraisal. If prices are surging, it is difficult for appraisers t

July 5th, 11:52 AM PDT
Marshall Realty 6-29-16 Hurry Up and List Your House TODAY!
Marshall Realty 6-29-16 Hurry Up and List Your House TODAY!

Okay, that headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2016 housing market rolls in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are thinking ‘I might want to sell my house’(http://marshallsellmyhome.com/), IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOUSE! The May numbers are not in yet, but the April numbers were sensational. Jonathon Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, explained: “We had a triple crown of April home sales reports, so 2016 is in the pole positi...

June 29th, 1:26 PM PDT
Marshall Realty 6-22-16
Marshall Realty 6-22-16

Sponsored Content  Reno real estate has been so hot lately, it's difficult to have a conversation about homes for sale in Reno without mentioning home values. Some have even mentioned a concern over a possible bubble forming. However, home values in Reno can be attributed to a very simple principle: supply and demand. Demand Demand for homes in Reno has continued to increase as the economy slowly moves forward. Recent surveys have shown that over 80% of each generation still b...

Marshall Realty 6-15-16
Marshall Realty 6-15-16

Sponsored Content The Reno real estate market has been on fire recently but even with national and local real estate growth looking great, there have been rumors of a decline. The good news is these rumors of a ‘new market meltdown’ are not based on any reputable data. Last week we highlighted what the Wall Street Journal had to say. Here are some comments from Real Estate experts who also think the current housing market is looking great. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist...

Marshall Realty 6-8-16 The Real Estate Market is Gaining Strength
Marshall Realty 6-8-16 The Real Estate Market is Gaining Strength

Sponsored Content Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran a front page story titled "Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam". The first paragraph said it best: "Home prices are back to near-record highs across the U.S. amid rising demand and supply constraints, a sign that the lopsided housing-market recovery of the past five years is gaining some strength.” What about the struggles in the economy? Some openly question how the real estate market can be gaining ground i...

Marshall Realty 6-1-16
Marshall Realty 6-1-16

Sponsored ContentIn a survey released two weeks ago by Pulsenomics, real estate experts overwhelmingly said that low inventory is driving the growth in home prices. Other drivers were low mortgage rates and job growth. These factors have made the Reno real estate market a great time to sell your Reno home.However, things could change soon..

Marshall Realty 5-25-16
Marshall Realty 5-25-16

Some people listing their homes for sale in Reno (http://www.marshallrealty.net/search/) may want to downsize. In fact, a study by Edelman Berland revealed that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the Reno Real Estate (http://marshallsellmyhome.com/) market is hot! Realtor.com addressed downsizing in a recent article recent article...

May 27th, 11:29 AM PDT
Marshall Realty 5-18-16
Marshall Realty 5-18-16

Sponsored Content Right now the Reno real estate market is highly competitive. There are more buyers than there are homes for sale which can put the ball in the seller's court for a lot of the process . Most of the time, this leaves the person putting their home for sale in charge when it comes to choosing which offer to accept, the closing date, and which improvements to make to the home. But one thing to remember is that there is always a line that shouldn't be crossed...

Marshall Realty 5-12-16
Marshall Realty 5-12-16

Sponsored Content Supply and demand is the story of Reno real estate lately. There are more people that want to buy than there are Reno homes for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report which gives insight into today's market conditions. Consumer confidence is at the highest level in over a decade. Pair that with interest rates still below 4% and you have an attractive market for buyers. Homes sold in March were on t...

Marshall Realty 5-4-16
Marshall Realty 5-4-16

Sponsored Content Homes continue to sell quickly across the nation and Reno real estate is on fire too. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report, which revealed that homes were on the market for an average of 47 days in March. This is a decrease from the 59 days reported in February, as well as the 52 days reported back in March 2015. 42% of homes across the country were on the market for less than a month, which is the hi...

Marshall Realty 4-25-16
Marshall Realty 4-25-16

Sponsored Content In Reno Real Estate, homes are selling quickly and prices are rising. This has made a lot of people think ‘I should sell my home. If you are interested in selling your home you may have considered a For Sale by Owner. Here are some things to consider before selling your home without an agent. Be prepared to negotiate.. a lot. Agents, attorneys, inspectors, buyers, appraisers – negotiations happen all the time. Homes need to have expos...

Marshall Realty 4-22-16
Marshall Realty 4-22-16

Sponsored Content A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2006.” When you look at interest rates, the labor market, and projected new homes there is a positive outlook for Sparks, Carson, Reno and Fernley homes. These key indicators show that the Reno Real Estate market is poised to have it’s best year in a decade. Freddie Mac has doubled down on that claim and is s...

Marshall Realty 4-20-16
Marshall Realty 4-20-16

Sponsored Content 91% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity position according to CoreLogic. Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic, reported: "For much of the country, the negative equity epidemic is lifting. The biggest reason for this improvement has been the relentless rise in home prices over the past three years which reflects increasing money flows into housing and a lack of housing stock in many markets.” Although this trend ...

Marshall Realty 4-18-16
Marshall Realty 4-18-16

Sponsored Content Northern Nevada Real Estate is hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are, nationally, at their second highest pace since February 2007. Demand continues to grow. Many Reno real estate professionals have seen multiple offers and homes selling above listing price. What about your house? If your house hasn't sold, it is probably the price. If your Sparks, Carson, Fernely, or Reno home is on the market and you are not receiving any offers, look at your price. P...

Sell Your Piece  Of Reno Nevada Real Estate Today
Sell Your Piece  Of Reno Nevada Real Estate Today

Sponsored Content Do you own a Reno, Sparks, Carson, or Fernley home and have been thinking about selling? Whether you're looking for a bigger home, a new neighborhood or are relocating due to work, many Reno real estate agents will tell you that now is a great time to sell for a number of different reasons. A few years ago this wasn't the case but the Sparks, Carson, Fernley and Reno real estate markets are recovering and turning into a seller's market meaning you c...

How Much Of A Down Payment Do You Need To Purchase From The Sparks Nevada Real Estate Market?
How Much Of A Down Payment Do You Need To Purchase From The Sparks Nevada Real Estate Market?

Sponsored Content If you're a first time homebuyer about to enter the Sparks real estate market you may have received information from friends and family that isn't accurate. In fact, there are many common misconceptions that buyers have when purchasing their first home and one of those has to do with mortgages. Recent studies show that almost half of all Americans are under the assumption that you need at least a 15% down payment in order to purchase a home, but Sparks Nevada real ...

PURCHASING SPARKS, FERNLEY, CARSON OR RENO REAL ESTATE IS CHEAPER THAN RENTING
PURCHASING SPARKS, FERNLEY, CARSON OR RENO REAL ESTATE IS CHEAPER THAN RENTING

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FOR SALE BY OWNER? THINK AGAIN - HIRE An expert - a RENO REAL ESTATE AGENT
FOR SALE BY OWNER? THINK AGAIN - HIRE An expert - a RENO REAL ESTATE AGENT

Sponsored Content Many homeowners like the thought of not paying Reno real estate commissions; they want to try and sell their home on their own. The reality of the situation, however, is that completing a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) typically ends up costing a homeowner more than if they were to hire a Reno real estate agent to help them sell their home. Many people wonder why this is and we're here to tell you why. One of the main reasons that completing a FSBO can cost more in the l...

Finding a Great Reno Nevada Real Estate Agent Is Key
Finding a Great Reno Nevada Real Estate Agent Is Key

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Reasons To Purchase Reno Nevada Real Estate

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