remax fernley: Fernley Homes and Real Estate Market Report February, 2014 - 03/23/14 12:40 AM

Fernley Remains an Attractive Option for Those Median Income Earners who may be Priced out of the Market in the Reno Area; However, Inventory Levels in Fernley for the Entry-Level Buyer Are Also Low. Summary:
The median sales price has slowed from the accelerated pace seen from March 2012 through July 2013, but is still up 12 percent over February 2013. Fernley Median Sales Price
February 2014 median price was down -0.4% to $130,000 compared to $130,500 in January 2014 and up 13.1% compared to $114,900 in February 2013. Median price is defined as the mid-point, where, for the … (1 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley, Nevada Homes and Real Estate Report December 2013 - 01/21/14 10:45 PM

The 2013 market returned to its normal seasonality of a winter slow down with sales higher in the spring and summer months. Fernley Median Sales Price
December 2013 median price was up 11.7% to $137,900 compared to $123,500 in November 2013 and up 43.6% compared to $96,000 in December 2012. Median price is defined as the mid-point, where, for the time period identified, the price for one-half of the sales are higher and one-half are lower. Fernley Home Sold
December, 2013 homes sold was up 35.7% to 38 sales compared to 28 in November, 2013 and down -26.9% compared to … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley, Nevada Homes and Real Estate Report June 2013 - 07/18/13 01:05 PM

Summary The fact remains that we are still in a seller's market and the demand for homes is very high.  Home buyers need to understand that if they continue to wait for home prices to decline, while interest rates have been increasing for the past five months, it is likely to lower their purchasing power. Fernley Median Home Sales Price June 2013 median price was up 4.8% to $119,000 compared to $113,500 in May 2013 and up 28.% compared to $93,000 in June 2012. Median price is defined as the mid-point where, for the time period identified, the price … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Two Key Things To Get Your Home Sold Quickly, Besides Price! - 08/12/12 12:46 PM

Are you thinking of selling your Reno, Sparks or Fernley home and not sure which real estate agent to choose?
Yes, we all meet with you and fill out the paperwork. Obviously, we all enter the information into the MLS, but what sets Sandra’s listings apart from the others?
First, let me list the things that I do:
A market analysis of your home and the most effective asking price.
Immediate exposure of your home with the recognized RE/MAX sign.
Detailed listing of the property in the local MLS
Consultation on interior and exterior of property to … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley Homes and Real Estate Market Report February 2012 - 04/01/12 12:52 PM

February single family home sales in the Fernley are up 18.5% over February 2011 and have remained stable over the past year!
Fernley Median Home Sales Price
February 2012 median home price decreased 5.4% to $74,000 compared to $78,250 in January 2012. The median home price is down 31.5% from the prior February. Median price is defined as the mid-point, where, for the time period identified, the price for one-half of the sales are higher and one-half are lower. Fernley Homes Price per Square Foot Solds
Price per square foot is at $50.42 Fernley Number of Homes Sold
February closed … (1 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley Homews and Real Estate Market Report October 2011 - 01/07/12 10:59 AM

October home sales in Fernley are up 10.3% over October 2010 and have shown continued improvement for the past seven months. This is the first month where the year-over-year comparison is not influenced by the tax credit incentives, thus a positive sign that sales remain healthy. We have seen only moderate fluctuations in median price for the past seven months. Fernley Homes Median Sales Price
October 2011 median price decreased 4.4% to $82,100 compared to $85,899 in September 2011. The median price is down 17.1% from the prior October. Median price is defined as the mid-point, where, for the … (2 comments)

remax fernley: 1500 Crestview Road, Fernley, NV 89408 SOLD! - 11/07/11 03:48 PM

Dale and Tiffany rented a 3 bedroom home in Fernley from Sandra Mathewson for over 6 years. But, they always knew that someday they wanted their own home. That someday came on October 21, 2011 when the couple were handed the keys to their first home!
Sandra set Tiffany up with ListingBook, a link to the local MLS, and Tiffany spent close to a year looking at homes, styles and neighborhoods. As prices came down and interest rates reached historic lows, they knew the time had come.
From the moment they stepped inside this 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2088 square … (3 comments)

remax fernley: In A Tough Market The Right Advertising Gets A House Sold - 05/22/11 10:22 AM

Lately selling a home takes time, and sometimes it takes a lot of time.  Especially in Lyon County, Nevada, one of the hardest hit markets with high unemployment and record number of foreclosures.
The right advertising, a lot of internet exposure, top-notch photos and persistance paid off for Sandra.
Listen to what the new owners and the previous owners have to say about their experience.

remax fernley: Why Choose A Certified Residential Specialist? - 02/17/11 02:28 PM
 Why Choose a CertifiedResidential Specialist (CRS)
The Answers You Need
In the current marketplace, you need more than just a REALTOR®. You need a professional with the unique training and know-how to create opportunities, identify potential pitfalls up front, and make your home-buying or-selling experience an unqualified success.
You need a Certified Residential Specialist.

What is a CertifiedResidential Specialist (CRS)?
A Certified Residential Specialist is a REALTOR® who has earned certification from the Council of Residential Specialists by completing a rigorous course of advanced training and by meeting significant experience requirements. It's this rare combination that makes a Certified Residential … (7 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley's New Silverland Middle School - 01/29/11 04:45 AM
In December of 2010, the new  energy efficient facilty was dedicated.  The school was named after Silverland Dairy, which was owned and operated by the Anderson family in the early 1900's.  Although the school provides high technology and modern day energy efficient equipment, inside the school's hallways are murals of Fernley's past, includung an old grocerty store and an old one room school house, to name a few.
The 30 acre property is now home to 565 seventh and eigth graders, who chose their school colors to be black and orange and the mascot to be the Vaqueros.
The school was … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley Nevada and Surrounding Landscape in Photos - 01/28/11 04:57 AM
In Fernley, we are very fortunate to have Jerome (Jerry) Mansker who is a very talented photographer. Jerry put this beautiful portfolio together of the Fernley and surrounding area landscape. You can reach Jerry at … (0 comments)

remax fernley: VA Authorizes Relocation Help for Short Sales and Deeds-in-Lieu - 01/18/11 03:50 AM

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has instructed mortgage servicers to pay relocation assistance to borrowers completing short sales or deeds-in-lieu (DIL) of foreclosure on VA loans.
VA has a longstanding policy of encouraging servicers to work with veteran borrowers to explore all reasonable options to help them retain their homes or, when that is not feasible, to mitigate losses by pursuing alternatives to foreclosure.
VA is authorizing servicers to advance $1500 in relocation assistance to borrower occupants who complete a short sale with a VA compromise claim or who execute a DIL.
The transfer of ownership via DIL or short sale … (1 comments)

remax fernley: Vote For Fernley in the "We Hear You America" Contest Sponsored by Reader's Digest - 01/11/11 02:44 PM

Reader's Digest is holding a contest called "We Hear You America", where they will be awarding more than $5 million in funds and promotional support to 100 towns and cities across the U.S.   The money can be used to promote things like tourism, civic works, job growth and economic development.  Let's make Fernley one of those cities!
Here's how it on this link.....  and register, it only takes a minute.  From there, click on the blue "Cheer"  button on the left side of the page.  You can do this up to ten times.  Each vote for (or cheer) helps … (2 comments)

remax fernley: NASCAR Comes to Reno-Fernley Raceway - 11/27/10 06:21 AM

NASCAR and Reno-Fernley Raceway announced that the .375 mile banked clay oval will be part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series beginning in 2011
The desert jewel is located 30 miles east of Reno, Nevada, just south of Fernley, Nevada.  It originally opened in 1998 and the natural terrain provided a bowl-like setting for the track.
The facility is owned by Rich Cable and promoted by Jan Hodges.  It will host NASCAR sanctioned races on Saturday nights and dirt Modifieds will be The Oval's Division 1.
The racetract is considered to have the fastest three-eights mile clay oval in … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Fernley Homes and Real Estate Market Report October 2010 - 11/17/10 07:34 AM

Fernley Homes and Fernley Real Estate Market Report MLS Statistics for October 2010
As colder weather months are upon us, we expect to see a slight seasonal downturn in the number of home sales. We are continuing to see only small decreases in median sales prices from a month-over-month and year-over-year perspective.  As we had anticipated, these numbers again indicate that we are experiencing a leveling of the market. Fernley Median Sales Price
October 2010 median price decreased by 5.3% to $99,450 compared to $105,000 in September 2010. The median sales price has been stable for … (0 comments)

remax fernley: Reno Farmers's Market Roasted NM Green Chiles - 10/02/10 05:53 PM

Every Saturday from mid-June to mid-October, I look forward to the downtown Reno Farmer's Market.  All of my favorite vendors are there, the sweet corn guy, the strawberry man, the red grape man and Tim from Amber Oaks with his berries, figs, apples and tomatoes.
The very last downtown Reno Farmer's Market is always my favorite.  The folks who come all the way from Hatch, NM with the green chiles and their roaster make it special.  Green chiles by the burlap bag are loaded into the roaster and the fire is lit.  The aroma is irrestible, people actually stand around … (1 comments)

remax fernley: 5 Short Sale Myths to Put to Rest - 07/24/10 05:36 PM

If it's a short sale why does it take so long?
In reality, the "short" in short sale has nothing to do with timing.  Short sales usually take many months, longer than a traditional real estate transaction, running anywhere from 3 to 8 months-plus, on average from contract to closing!  There are some that I have successfully closed in 2-3 months.
The only thing short in a short sale is the sales price, it is less than, or "short" of, the amount the seller would need to pay off all the loans and outstanding obligations (tax liens, delinquent HOA … (7 comments)

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