carson valley homes for sale: 2952 Hot Springs Road Minden, Nevada 89423 Saratoga Springs Homes - 08/15/14 01:51 PM
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carson valley homes for sale: Pending Under Contract! ... 970 Sheridan Lane Gardnerville, Nevada 89460 - 05/02/13 12:53 PM
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carson valley homes for sale: Sold in 4 Days! 895 Valley Crest Carson City, Nevada 89705 - 02/28/13 05:17 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: Pending Under Offer! 2685 Skyline Dr. Minden, Nevada 89423 - 01/23/13 09:44 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: 2841 Fuller Ave. Minden Nevada 89423 Beautiful Carson Valley Views - 06/21/12 09:50 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: SOLD and CLOSED! 1231 Pleasantview Drive Gardnerville, Nevada 89460 - 05/17/12 07:46 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: Real Estate Buying Seasons In The Carson Valley, Nevada - 09/30/11 06:43 AM
 
Real Estate Buying Seasons In The Carson Valley, Nevada. Many areas around the country have definite seasons when real estate sells better than others.  In the Carson Valley, however, homes and land sell well year ‘round.  Sure, sometimes there are more people looking other times, but often the “other” times’ lookers are more serious.  The result is a pretty steady market.We are near recreational areas, i.e.- Lake Tahoe, and are sometimes affected by holiday traffic.  People visiting the area or relatives in the area often look at real estate while they are here for major holidays.  Most of the time … (2 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: Lost Our Mobile Mouse Traps ... "Mouser" To The Rescue! - 09/18/11 02:35 PM
Lost Our Mobile Mouse Traps ... "Mouser" To The Rescue!
 
We lost two of our mobile mouse traps this year and have been surprised at the consequences.  Our two best mousers, Chester and Stash, so named because he had a bright orange mustache, both passed at ages 19 and 17.  After missing the kitty offerings at the backdoor … vole and mouse remnants … we started finding other “gifts” in the form of little black pellets.
 
The combination of changed weather, and lack of outdoor cats created an amazingly fertile rodent situation.  The alfalfa fields had voles like … (4 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: Another Beautiful Day in Carson Valley, Nevada - 09/13/11 03:53 PM
Another beautiful day in Carson Valley, Nevada.  Fall is in the air and with it all the fall things like moisture and spectacular rainbows. This morning we saw a vibrant colored double rainbow “touching” the ground on both ends while being lit from the oblique morning sun as it was rising.   Our desert flaura loves the moisture and almost breathes a sigh when we get it.  The rainbows covered so many miles this morning that even though we could see them in their entirety with the beautiful backdrop of the Sierra Nevada range behind them, the wide angle lens of the … (2 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: Selecting A Buyer's Agent in Today's Real Estate Market - 06/28/11 01:13 PM
Selecting A Buyer's Agent  
A recent call reminded us that Buyers, and Sellers, don't always know how to select and use a real estate agent.  The Buyer called on Carson Valley Nevada Listings, and it turned out he was calling every listing agent on a long list of properties to get information.  Commendable for the effort, but not an effective way to use agents for his benefit. 
He was driving around neighborhoods looking at signs, taking phone numbers, and calling.  Finding a home using that method takes much time, not to mention a lot of gas.  There are also many frustrating calls … (1 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: 1758 Fir Tree Circle Minden Nevada 89423 - Beautiful Corner Location in Westwood Village - 06/09/11 06:02 PM
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carson valley homes for sale: Big Price reduction! L@@K! 788 Hornet Gardnerville Nevada 89460 ... Just Got a Brand New Roof! ... Great Buy In The Gardnerville Ranchos! - 06/03/11 11:48 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: Tales From The Short Sale Trenches - 01/28/11 02:06 AM
Tales From The Short Sale Trenches  
With two thirds of the local Northern Nevada listings being Short Sales today, it is important to know what is going on in the World of Short Sales. It is especially important to remember that each Short Sale is unique unto itself and these stories shouldn't keep you from buying or selling such a property.  Remember, forewarned is forearmed.  Seller's circumstances vary, the lenders and their investors vary, the market changes, etc.  There is no one formula for success.   
While many Short Sales go through handily, there are those that defy logic, reason, and sanity.  … (2 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: The M's of Real Estate ... Nevada Real Estate Today! - 11/30/10 02:35 PM
The M's of Real Estate ... Nevada Real Estate Today!
There are many M's in real estate today.  The Big Three M's are familiar, yet mysterious to many.  The first you'll typically encounter is Modification ("Mod"). A Loan Modification is a permanent change in one or more terms of a loan.  Your Lender will contact you when your payments stop arriving, and they'll suggest that you apply for a Loan Modification.  Loan Mods let the loan be reinstated from foreclosure status, and adjusts the payment so the borrower can afford it.  Even though you may be contacted by your Lender to … (1 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: The Northen Nevada Real Estate World Mid-2010 - 09/09/10 08:29 AM
The Real Estate World Mid-2010 
Northern Nevada Real Estate continues to be organized chaos these days.  New regulations, policies, procedures, plus legal admonitions on how to protect the consumer and agent alike make for a constantly changing world.  It takes more than the occasional newsletter from a professional organization to keep practitioners informed.  Agents must now work diligently to acquire true knowledge, knowledge untainted by media hype.  We've seen more legal "practitioners papers" in the past year on how to handle specific situations than we usually see over a period of five or more years.  Every day is an adventure. 
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carson valley homes for sale: 1304 Chichester Drive Gardnerville, Nevada - Original Builder's Model ... Priced To Sell! - 08/02/10 12:16 PM
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carson valley homes for sale: 1156 North Fork Trail Minden, Nevada 89423 - Stunning Beauty in Upper Johnson Lane - 07/30/10 04:43 AM
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carson valley homes for sale: Interpreting ... The Real Estate Ads ... The Rest Of The Story! - 04/05/10 04:46 PM
Interpreting ... The Real Estate Ads ...  The Rest Of The Story!  
In Carson Valley, Nevada ... like every other residential community, reading a page of real estate advertising can only lead one to think that most real estate agents took the same creative writing class.  We're all guilty of it, and somehow nothing changes.  How painful is it to read ad after ad with the same subjective meaningless descriptions!  So what do they mean? 
"Gourmet Kitchen" - This is a fun one.  Once in awhile we'll run across a true gourmet cook and their mockery of an advertised gourmet kitchen … (1 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: A Few Random Thoughts As the Final Days of 2009 Roll By! - 12/26/09 08:17 AM
A Few Random Thoughts As the Final Days of 2009 Roll By!    
This time of year certainly does get different treatment.  There are those that simply shut their business mindset down, others that are still sprinting wondering where everybody is, and still other people are basking in the glow of "goodwill towards men".  Tis the latter that concocts the spirit of the season and overall Holiday experience that results in a good feeling, rested mindset, and a clean slate to start the new year with.  
While some are working hard to close their escrows before the end of the year, others … (1 comments)

carson valley homes for sale: How To Buy A Bank Owned Home! Via YouTube - This is Funny! - 10/08/09 12:14 PM
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Lisa Wetzel and Jim Valentine have been selling real estate in Northern Nevada over 33 years. They work at RE/MAX Realty Affiliates in Gardnerville, Nevada. All blog entries are based on their combined experience working daily as top producing real estate agents in their market. Feel free to post your questions or comments. By TwitterButtons.com Get Facebook Buttons


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