terrie leighton: Sparks Nevada Buyers: Look Here For FHA Approved Condos and Townhomes - 06/21/10 12:44 PM
FHA approved condos and townhomes in Sparks, Nevada

 There are plenty of amazing deals right now in the Sparks, Nevada condominium market.
However, with the recent turmoil in our housing industry, many financial institutions have tightened their lending guidelines and have made it difficult to obtain financing on condos.
It is important to remember that when considering to purchase a Sparks, Nevada Condo or Townhome with a FHA loan, these complexes must already be approved by the FHA and HUD.
 For a condo complex to be FHA approved, they have to meet specific requirements. These requirements are:
 At least 90% … (9 comments)

terrie leighton: Sparks Nevada Market Report July 2009 - 08/16/09 05:36 AM
Sparks Nevada Market Report July 2009

Here are the market statistics for  single family homes in the Sparks, Nevada area for July 2009:
July ended the month with 139 single family homes SOLD. There were 81 homes in escrow with 93 new active pending. Of the homes sold in July, 33 were Short Sales and 56 were Bank Owned. The average list price for the month of July for a single family home was $191,000. The average sales price for the month of July for a single family home was $171,000. Average days on the market for the month of July for a single family home … (6 comments)

terrie leighton: Legends at the Sparks Marina - Start Your Back To School Shopping Here! - 07/29/09 10:08 AM
Legends at the Sparks Marina  -  Start Your Back To School Shopping Here!
~ 1310 SCHEELS Drive, Sparks Nevada 89434~

With a little over a month left of summer vacation for most Washoe County students, it is time to start thinking about back to school shopping! This year why not consider Legends at the Sparks Marina for all of your shopping needs? With over 26 different stores currently open and another 20 additional stores opening in the upcoming months, Legends is a great idea for all your shopping needs!
Looking for something different in a shopping mall? Legends at the Sparks Marina could be what you are looking for. Take a look … (4 comments)

terrie leighton: Northern Nevada Summer Music Festivals - 07/18/09 03:02 PM
 ~ Northern Nevada Summer Music Festivals ~
Lake Tahoe Music Festival ~ July 23 - August 8, 2009

Music lovers will want to attend  The Lake Tahoe Music Festival. This six concert series starts July 23 and runs every Thursday and Saturday ending August 8 at scenic venues throughout North Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake.
This years unforgettable line up includes Fourplay, Huey Lewis and The News, Broadway Night, Boz Scaggs, The Yellowjackets featuring Mike Stern and the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra.
Each concert takes place at a different location around Lake Tahoe and Truckee, CA. The concert venues include Howewood … (18 comments)

terrie leighton: Reno Short Sale Home Just Listed~ 10325 Mountain Dew Circle ~ Reno, Nevada 89523~ Pending!! - 06/15/09 08:49 AM
Just listed with Terrie Leighton, Ferrari-Lund Real Estate
10325 Mountain Dew Circle, Reno Nevada 89523
10325 Mountain Dew Circle is located in West Suburban Reno, right inside of Mogul! This home is offered at $266,000 and is a short sale listing. This means the home is subject to a third party approval. Basically, the bank will approval or disapprove the sale of this home. All terms and conditions a subject to the terms of the bank.
10325 Mountain Dew Circle is situated on a cul-de-sac and sits on a .42 acre lot. A large storage shed sits in the back yard. … (7 comments)

terrie leighton: Just Listed 295 Hillcrest, Reno Nevada ~ $253,000~Short Sale - 06/07/09 02:16 PM
~295 Hillcrest Drive, Reno Nevada 89509~Listed by Terrie Leighton, Ferrari-Lund Real Estate
Classic charm. Modern amenities.

Classic meets modern in this three bedroom, two bath, 2 car garage, 1599 square-foot, single story home. The charm of this 1966 home remains and yet many modern conveniences have been added. Gleaming wood floors have been updated in the living room which compliment the original wood burning brick fireplace. This home  sits on a quiet corner lot has a new roof that comes with a 30 year warranty.

 The kitchen had been updated with newer appliances, cabinets, solid countertops, skylights, tile flooring and tile back splashes. It is … (12 comments)

terrie leighton: Northern Nevada Golf Courses ~ Where Scenic Views Are Par For The Course! - 05/05/09 12:21 PM
Northern Nevada Golf Courses ~ Sparks, Nevada

If you like to golf, there is no shortage of golf courses in Northern Nevada.
 Northern Nevada is home to some of the most scenic, challenging courses in the state of Nevada!
Have you been looking for home in a golf course community? Are you interested in learning how to golf? Want to improve your golf game?
In the city of Sparks, Nevada you will find D'Andrea Golf Club,   the Links At Kiley Ranch and The Resort at Red Hawk Lakes Course.
Each course offers golf lessons, discounts to locals and … (8 comments)

terrie leighton: Reno, Nevada Luxurious Single Family Homes For Sale ~ A Damonte Ranch Community - 04/21/09 07:58 AM
Dorado At Domonte Ranch in Reno, Nevada is now Selling Homes starting in the Mid $300,000's             
This extrordinary gated community is part of a new master plan in Damonte Ranch!
Choose from three very sophisticated models and design your dream home!
Amenities at Dorado include:
Gated community Low-maintenance outdoor living with spacious courtyards Professionally designed front landscaping Damonte Ranch will also feature an extensive trail system that connects neighborhoods and parks  A few facts about Damonte Ranch:
 Damonte Ranch is a master-planned community that is situated on 2,000 acres of scenic land. It is located at the base … (8 comments)

terrie leighton: Northern Nevada Condo Price Reduction ~ 2624 Sunny Slope #16 Sparks, Nevada - 04/17/09 08:29 AM
~2624 Sunny Slope #16, Sparks, Nevada 89434~
Now listed at $104,000!
New price reduction on this one bedroom, ground floor, corner unit condo in Springland Village!
Located in Sparks, Nevada,  this condo is ready to go with amenities that include two swimming pools,  a spa, a tennis court, full time security, year round grounds keeping that includes snow removal, two covered parking spots and partial utilities.
Enjoy the following slide show of 2624 Sunny Slope #16 and call me today for your personal showing! You can reach me at 775-846-5424, email me, or visit Serving Reno and Sparks for  a list  of  of  Northern Nevada … (7 comments)

terrie leighton: Reno Total Home Show ~ Reno, Nevada - 03/19/09 06:24 PM

The 12th Annual Reno Total Home Show is coming back to Reno, Nevada!
When: March 27th ~ 12pm to 7pm
           March 28th ~ 10am to 7pm
           March 29th ~ 10am to 5pm
Price: $8 Adults
         $4 Seniors
          Kids 12 & under are free
        *Bring a non perishable food donation to receive a $1 discount off your ticket
Where: Reno Sparks Convention Center
           4590 S. Virginia Street
           Reno, Nevada 89502
The 12th annual Reno Total Home Show will be in Reno, Nevada … (8 comments)

terrie leighton: Growth Leader: Being Successful, It All Depends On You! - 03/12/09 07:46 PM
Six weeks ago I signed up to participate in the Growth Leader Test Program (note: this is my week 4, 5 and 6 growth leader update post) and today I scheduled an appointment to meet a third client who found me from my website, www.servingrenoandsparks.com.
About  150  people visit my site each week. I currently   have 60 people who have registered and  who actively search properties on my website. I can either reach out to these prospects and try to help with their searches, or I can do nothing, and let them search on their own.
One of Growth Leaders … (22 comments)

terrie leighton: ~Wordless Wednesday, By Terrie~ - 01/07/09 09:16 AM


terrie leighton: The Book Meme ~ She Flew The Coop~ - 12/29/08 04:02 AM
I was tagged (a while back, I am so sorry this is late) for the Book Meme by Ann Marie Malfi, a new friend I found here on ActiveRain, a friend who I hope will forgive me for "almost" forgetting to write this meme.
This is the first time I have been tagged for a meme! I have read many posts from other members that  were tagged and they have been terrific. I hope you will find my book meme to be entertaining as some of  the ones already posted on ActiveRain.
I love the read and share my passion of books with my … (8 comments)

terrie leighton: A White Christmas in Northern Nevada - 12/26/08 12:30 PM
I hope everyone had a terrific holiday! Here in Northern Nevada we had a White Christmas! It was the first snow storm on Christmas Day in five years! This is a picture I took early Christmas morning  from the back of my house! There are but a few inches on the ground, nothing like the snow Tami Vroma got in West Michigan where there was a chance the entire state might disappear....

but it was enough snow to make Christmas feel like Christmas. The roads were slick, sidewalks were icy, and kids were outside playing. Building snowmen and having snowball fights seemed to be more … (27 comments)

terrie leighton: Wordless Wednesday, By Terrie - 11/26/08 07:51 AM


terrie leighton: ~Leighton Family Moments ~ Wonda is growing fast!~ - 09/22/08 02:35 PM
I introduced Wonda several months ago when she first arrived at the Leighton household and today she was spayed at five months! Here are a couple of pictures of her after surgery with my children Alec and Kenna. They were worried all day but are loving the down time! She is a bit hyper usually....ah, the puppy stage....it is like having a baby in the house again. You forget how much work they are!!


terrie leighton: ~The Great Reno Balloon Race 2008 ~ Reno, Nevada~ - 09/02/08 07:54 AM
~September 5th & 6th 2008~Reno Balloon Races are being held at Rancho San Rafael Park~

The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot air ballooning event in the nation! 
For the last 25 years, thousands of people from all over the world have traveled to Northern Nevada for this spectacular show!
You will find more than 100 hot air balloons taking flight with over 100,000 spectators enjoying this surreal event that takes place at dawn each morning.
You will need to dress warm and arrive early, and by early, I mean early!  To enjoy the beauty of this show that … (6 comments)

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Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno

Reno, NV

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Address: 500 Damonte Ranch Pkway, Reno, NV, 89521

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