Understanding Property Tax In Nevada’s Washoe County vs Northern California


In Washoe County, your property tax bill is payable in four increments with the final quarter for the 2022-23 tax year due March 6th. It makes me think that now is a good time to give you an overview of property taxes in northern Nevada and how it differs from our neighbors in northern California.  Property Tax 101 First, let’s quickly review property tax in general. Depending on where you live, they can be a minor cost or a fairly

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5 Housing Design Trends for 2023—Everything Old is New Again

It never fails. Any publication I like prints the latest top five design trends of the year and I think oooh yes, I’m in, click! Invariably I end up reading them totally underwhelmed. While this post also does not offer any new design epiphanies, it is still useful to know what helps sell a home. Regardless of whether you’re simply vision-boarding your first home purchase, planning for that eventual remodel or thinking of trading in your home for an upgrade (or downsizing),

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Early 2023 Data Suggests Home Buyers are Beginning to Jump Back In


The holiday season means December is typically the slowest month of the year when it comes to real estate deal making. It routinely clocks the lowest number of listings going into contract, which means January typically posts the lowest monthly number of closed sales. Now, early 2023 data is suggesting that home buyers are beginning to jump back into the market. New Listings & Sold A downward trend of listing inventory and an upward trend of the number of properties

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Tesla Adds $3.6 Billion to Northern Nevada


In 2014, northern Nevada wooed Tesla to the Silver State, and like most regions looking to attract business, did so with a generous tax abatement package. At the time, the area was still recovering from the Great Recession, and Tesla was little more than a promising company that had only begun mass producing its electric cars two years earlier. It was a sign of Nevada’s growing commitment to diversification – a big “open for business” sign. Well, kick-starting the economy has

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