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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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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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Reno home sales the highest since April

The RGJ reported that Washoe home sales increased in Auugust. Home values for existing homes in Washoe County hit their highest level since April, with the area posting its strongest August sales numbers in six years. The median sales price … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reduce Maximum Loan Size

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cut the size of loans they buy from lenders effective October 1. It will force many future borrowers into jumbo loans.  Jumbo loans are more expensive and harder-to-get than conventional loans. The Freddie and … Continue reading

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Washoe County Foreclosures Lower for June

Washoe County foreclosure filings for June were down 10 percent from May and nearly 22 percent from June 2010, according to foreclosure tracker. RealtyTrac  1,035 foreclosure related filings were recorded for the month. This makes 54 months in a row … Continue reading

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The Real Estate Investor

Any investors out there? Real Estate Investor – Any of several unemployed individuals who spend the majority of their day painting and cleaning properties, staring at their computer monitors looking for deals, or talking on the phone to countless agents, … Continue reading

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Have Reno Housing Prices Hit Bottom?

Have our home prices here in Reno hit bottom?  Is it time to rush out and buy? We’ve been hammered so hard that it’s gotta turn around soon.   A lot of “experts” are saying yes, don’t hesitate a second.  … Continue reading

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