silver springs nevada: Christmas at Buckland Station, Fort Churchill State Park, Nevada - 12/12/12 11:07 AM

Santa Claus will be visiting Buckland Station at Fort Churchill State Historic Park December 17th and 18th!
Everyone is invited to attend and have pictures taken with Santa.  Pictures will be taken by local photographer and Fort Churchill Artist in Residence, Richard Massey.  Children waiting in line for pictures will be able to make a small Christmas ornament to take home.
Saturday and Sunday, December 17th and 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Buckland Station is nine miles south of Silver Springs on Highway 95A.  Buckland Station is the large, two-story white building on the left, about half mile … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: USA Parkway NDOT Public Information Meeting - 01/10/12 03:56 PM

 
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will conduct a public information meeting to provide information and receive input on the USA Parkway Project, a proposed north-south transportation link between Interstate 80 (I-80) and U.S. Route 50 (US 50) in Storey and Lyon Counties.
The purpose of the proposed Project is to provide an addtional connection between I-80 and US 50 in order to enhance accessibility and mobility between Lyon and Storey counties. The project would also provide transportation infrastructure to support existing and planned land uses and economic development in Lyon and Storey counties.
Members of the public are … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: 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.
 
 
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silver springs nevada: Real Estate Silver Springs, Nevada Sept. 2009 - 10/15/09 05:04 AM
 

 
Silver Springs is a small community so the statistics are very small; however they are important because Silver Springs has a lot of potential.
 
1 stick built home sold
 bank owned listed  $84,900 sold  $84,900
 
4 manufactured homes:
1 seller/owner listed $119,900 sold $119,000
 
2 bank owned:
$36,000 list price  $30,000 sold price
$45,000 list price  $42,750 sold price
 
1 short sale:
Listed $43,900 sold $54,085
 
October starts with 86 listings:
 
27 Stick built:
3 bank owned, #1 $59,000, #2 $71,200, #3 $129,900
Average days on market 99,  average $55 sq.ft.
 
4 … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Silver Springs, Nevada Real Estate Home Sales August 2009 - 09/08/09 02:34 PM

Silver Springs is the place to live if you want wide open spaces, views, recreational activities and living next to the wild Mustangs of Nevada.
In the photo, the filly is watching the adults wade through the water, I guess she is not too sure about puddles yet?
August resale of homes in Silver Springs is nothing to wade in the water about, but it's not drying up yet!
There were no stick built homes sold in the month of August.
There were 5 manufactured homes sold:
2 bank owned: $60,900 sold for $60,900 and the other $76,500 sold for $62,500
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silver springs nevada: Silver Springs, Nevada Real Estate July 2009 - 08/10/09 02:45 AM
 
Silver Springs is still avoiding the massive foreclosures and short sales that are happening in neighboring communities.  Hopefully, Silver Springs can dodge the bullet!
 
July had two sales in the stick built homes.  One was a bank-owned that was listed for $123,000 and sold for $113,000.  The other was a regular owner/investor sale, listed at $182,000 and sold for $175,000 (my listing).
 
Five manufactured homes were sold and all of them were bank-owned:
List price high  $101,900    low  $42,000, average  $70,820
Sold price high  $105,000  low    $42,000 Average $67,000
Average days on market were 180
 
August begins with 61 manufactured … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Silver Springs, Nevada Real Estate May 2009 - 06/07/09 03:11 PM
May 2009 only produced 5 sales:
Stick built   list price $89,000    sold price   $89,000  this was a bank-owned
Stick built   list price $152,650  sold price   $152,500  regular seller/buyer sale
Manufactured has 3 sales, Two were bank owned
list $66,000  sold for $50,000
list $73,500  sold for $49,900
list $200,000 sold for $190,000 this was a regular seller/buyer sale
June starts off with 62 manuf. listings.  Of those 6 are bank owned, 5 are short sales, 50 are regular listings and 1 is subject to court approval
The list prices are:  low   $40,000   average $128,169   and high  $289,000
June starts off with … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Remember VA Loans Assumable to Investors & Non-Veterans - 05/30/09 08:37 AM
VA loans made after March 1, 1988 require the buyer assuming the loan to qualify.  Owner-occupants or owner-investors can assume these loans, if qualified.  They need not occupy or be veterans.  The veteran is then no longer responsible.
  These loans can also be sold without loan qualification on installment sales such as lease purchases, contract for deed or land contracts, as long as the original veteran remains the owner of record and is willing to remain liable for repayment of the loan.  There are some additional things the veteran could do to protect himself.
If a veteran assumes another VA loan, he … (1 comments)

silver springs nevada: Buyers Can Tap Tax Credit For Down Payment - 05/13/09 03:13 PM
Secretary of Housing, Shaun Donovan reported on Tuesday that the Federal Housing Administration is working on a policy that will allow FHA approved lenders, HUD approved nonprofits and state and local housing finance agencies to "monetize" the tax credit through short-term bridge loans.
First-time home buyers will soon be able to access their $8000 federal tax credit when closing on a home through a short-term bridge loan that will cover their down payment on FHA-backed loans.
At the National Association of Realtors midyear conference in Washington, D.C., Donovan told members "We think the policy is a real win for everyone, ensuring … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Silver Springs, Nevada Real Estate April 30, 2009 - 05/05/09 07:44 AM
The recession, state budget woes and rising unemployment continue to be the headlines.  Real estate is struggling, we all know that. This is the MLS data for the month of April in Silver Springs, Nevada.
There were only two sales, both bank owned and both manufactured homes:
#1  List price $91,000 sold for $80,000  1420 Fir Ave.
#2  List price $59,900 sold for $58,000 1905 E. 4th St.
For May we start off with 72 listings, 51 are manufactured homes and 5 are bank-owned, 2 short sales and 1 subject to court approval. Of the 21 stick built homes, 5 are … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Silver Springs, Nevada Real Estate MLS March 2009 - 04/11/09 02:31 PM
Silver Springs, Nevada is a very small town, usually overlooked, but I think it has a bright future.  Rural, lots of land available and right in the middle of Fallon, Fernley, Carson City and the new highway coming right towards it.
For March of 2009:
2 stick built homes were sold, #1 list price $99,900, sold for $97,000 @$74.39 sq.ft. This was a bank-owned property.   #2 listed at $190,000, sold for $160,000 @$93.57 sq.ft.
7 manufactured homes were sold, 5 were bank-owned 2 were regular sales. 
High list price    $190,000     Low list price $24,900     Average list price  $83,821
High sale … (0 comments)

silver springs nevada: Stimulus For First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Changes - 02/17/09 02:49 AM
The Stimulus Bill has made some major modifications to the original proposed homebuyer tax credit, see below.  The major changes are in italics.
Home prices in Fernley, Fallon and Silver Springs are very affordable and in some cases the cost of monthly homeownership would be less than a monthly rent payment.
If you are considering an investment in a home, look at the tax credit as additional assistance.

Please consult a tax professional for advice.
 
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