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Specializing in Relocation with 9 years experience and expert advice and direction.
Free On Line Relocation Package and personalized Reno tours when you arrive.
Relocation Becomes Personal
Charlene has lived in Reno for almost 10 years with her husband, Don, and her 16-year old son, Cody. Don is the Executive Director of Food and Beverage at the Peppermill, and Cody is the star of the drama department at Galena High School.
Having moved across the country seven times, Charlene focuses on helping those people who are facing those same challenges, and she brings her personal experiences to your aid with helping you make it as painless as possible.
Charlene knows how valuable your time is and has acquired all of the tools necessary to expedite the process. Her website contains a wealth of information on relocating, the Reno area, job market, how to buy furniture wholesale, and so much more. Her on line relocation package is available from any computer and can be downloaded, printed or read on line. Important phone numbers and websites as well as statistics on the many wonderful neighborhoods within the Reno/Sparks area to peruse are all just a click away.
Her flexibility and portability is a value proposition that you can count on to make more time for you! She'll help you educate yourself to the Reno area, job market, housing market, recreational opportunities, and even the cost of gas this week. Comparing cost of living is an important part of making that all important decision as to whether or not to move from one area of the country to another. She'll help you make sense when comparing apples in your current area to oranges here in Reno. Take the guesswork out of this all important financial decision. Compare the cost of living in Reno with your current city. Also compare the types of construction in both cities - find out what your money will buy in the Reno market. Your buying power could be much stronger than you thought!
Reno or Sparks or What??
Charlene offers her clientele a unique perspective in her skills and services when it comes to relocation. Most of her business has been developed from people moving into the Reno area.
You will begin with an in-depth interview of your wants, needs, and even goals in moving to Washoe County. Once you arrive in town, Charlene will meet you at her office and acquaint you with the city by a verbal assessment of what she feels will suit your needs, your own copy of the most current street, map, followed by a personal tour of the city outlining those areas which will be important to you. Are you interested in the University? Would you like to investigate a certain part of town? Do you know where your office will be but want to know what the traffic is like and what are your best location choices in selecting a home? Would you like to see the type of construction we have here in Reno which is much different that other parts of the country?
Whether you choose to live in Reno or Sparks she will find just the right area for you!
THE REAL ESTATE MARKET
We are in a softening market and prices continue to fall, but the percentage of homes under contract each month remains constant and the interest rates are still very low. There are many businesses moving into our fair city. Establishments like the Peppermill Hotel Casino and Renown continue to expand, which shows their commitment to the region and their continued confidence in its growth. Our unemployment rate is very low, traffic is minimal, climate is moderate, and we are located in a great geographic area.
THERE ARE SOME TERRIFIC DEALS OUT THERE FOR BUYERS. COME AND SEE FOR YOURSELF! With the right agent, seller concessions can translate into thousands of dollars in savings for the buyer. Put that money toward a permanent interest rate buydown, which is immediately tax deductible for the buyer no matter who pays for it; Getting a great interest rate? Use that money for a temporary buy-down of your interest rate and then pay for your closing costs or landscaping the back yard. Flexibility and thinking out of the box make transactions a win/win for both parties.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.