Category Archives: Real Estate

Landlords, Provide Lead Paint Pamphlets to Tenants of Face Fine

You say you hate politics. Especially during this silly season where it’s all so on your face and it’s hard to avoid. Well, surprise! I do too. But, beware! Avoidance has its cost. By avoiding politics you chose to allow … Continue reading

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Do Truth Tellers Need to Run and Hide?

One definition for “political correctness” is cowardice while facing the truth. This story seems to fit that description. Apparently the website was reporting the truth about the various neighborhoods of Detroit. But, that could not be permitted to stand. Real … Continue reading

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Want a Mortgage? Pay Your Rent

With all the economic problems we have faced as a nation, and even more specific, as Nevadans, the number of renters has increased significantly.  But, eventually even most renters would want to change their status and become homeowners. But, it … Continue reading

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Reno Ranked Number 14th Worst Housing Market in Nation

Las Vegas was rated as the nation's worst housing market by the website, Housing Predictor.  The site published rankings of the 25 best markets, the 25 worst markets among others.  The worst 25 housing markets forecast annually by Housing Predictor … Continue reading

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Reno Foreclosure Filings

The number of foreclosure filings has dropped slightly compared to two years ago. Washoe County recorded 7,981 foreclosure-related filings in 2011. Jason Hidalgo of the RGJ attributes much of the decrease to AB 284 which requires the foreclosure documents to … Continue reading

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Man Builds a Hobbit House for Less Than $5000

Are you looking for low cost housing?  A man in Wales built a home that cost him less than $5000.  The house was built from "found" materials. After digging into the hillside, Mr Dale – with the help of his … Continue reading

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HUD Evicts 101 Year Old Woman & Reconsiders

HUD evicted a Detroit woman but then realized it was a “mistake.” The mistake was that the woman was 101 years old and the news caused a large enough uproar that HUD was embarrassed and reconsidered the eviction. “We were … Continue reading

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