Yes!  Most of the publicity has been directed to the checks the citizens will get, but the real estate industry is excited about a different component of the package.  The House plan calls for an increase in Fannie Mae and FHA loan limits from $417,000 to $729,750, or 125% of the area's median ho...
Short sales are very real but they have become as confusing as the market itself.  There are several aspects to a short sale when you are considering one.  The first is to make sure you qualify, i.e.- you owe more than the property is worth (call your agent for a current value - things are changi...
Beautiful Upper Johnson LaneLocation: Minden, NVAnother Quality Pinion Hills Development Home offering something unique in the Johnson Lane area. Situated on a large 1 acre corner parcel, this wonderful home affords valley and mountain views. Giant great room is the focal point for the living are...
19 Acres with Water RightsLocation: Gardnerville, NVLocated in one of the most prestigious areas on the west side, this awesome parcel has water rights from 1857 with a supplemental AG well. Large and Level ... Surrounded by other large lots to preserve views. Minimal CC&R's, including a structur...
Indeed it does.  There were several changes to the Code of Ethics regarding technology that were implemented January 2007 on which we reported to you here.  Recognizing that some agents continued activities that are contrary to professionalism and the public interest, the National Association of ...
We've had many inquiries lately regarding the act of filing a homestead on a primary residence as protection from credit cards debt.    The Nevada Homestead Act does not protect a homeowner from any debt that was voluntarily incurred.  This category includes mortgage financing, credit card debt, ...
Cozy 2 Bedroom El Dorado Village Condo, minutes from Schools, Shopping and 2 Major Parks!Location: Eldorado VillageUnbelievable opportunity in an In-Town two bedroom condo. Many upgrades including custom oak cabinets and new laminate flooring make this a great housing value! Location, it s perfec...
You might have caught wind of Fannie Mae's Announcement 07-22 dated December 5, 2007.  That announcement established some new guidelines for lending in a "down market", the most impactive of which is the requirement for an additional 5% down in such a market.  Example: the requirement will mean t...
A timely question with the major fires in Southern California, and the recent fire experience of our neighbors to the West, South Lake Tahoe.  The Valley has a variety of natural structure and personal safety threats depending on where in the Valley you are located.  Earthquake faults are identif...
Bramwell Homestead Location: Johnson LaneWelcome to one of Carson Valley's newest neighborhood! BRAMWELL HOMESTEAD. Elevated above the lush Carson Valley with panoramic Mountain views, enjoy plenty of wide open spaces from your very own 1 acre homesite. Only minutes from Minden, Gardnerville and ...

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