Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don’t have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you’re ready, give Hays King Team [Mike Hays | Shaina King] a call at (775) 453-4625 to tour available homes in the South West Reno (Arrowcreek, Saddlebridge, Fieldcreek, Rolling Hills), South Meadows and Caughlin Ranch areas.

Closing Costs When Buying a Home

You’ve found the home of your dreams, been pre-approved for a mortgage, made an offer to the seller, and soon you’ll accept the keys. Congratulations! You may begin to feel some anxiety if you’re unsure about closing day and the costs involved. The best way to conquer that anxiety is to gain some knowledge about … Continued

Nevada Rural Housing-Down Payment Assistance

Nevada Rural Housing-Down Payment Assistance In our experience, a home isn’t a dream home because of its room dimensions. It’s about how you feel when you walk through the front door, and the way you can instantly envision your life unfolding there. This is about more than real estate – it’s about your life and your dreams. We know buying a … Continued

Skyrocketing Reno/Sparks Rents Creates New Home Buyers

This month the RGJ, (Reno Gazette Journal reported Reno ranked in the top three of U.S. cities that saw the highest rent increases in apartment rents. A recently conducted survey of prospective home buyers found that rising rent was cited by 25 percent of respondents as the reason they were looking to buy a home. … Continued

2016 Home Features Most Likely To Be Requested

An end-of-the-year, nationwide survey asked builders to rank a series of home features in order of likelihood they’d be included in the typical single-family home they’d be building this year. On a scale from one to five the builders – surveyed by the National Association of Home Builders – ranked everything from great rooms to … Continued

What Are Millennial’s Looking For When Buying a Home?

Some are looking for a turnkey ready home while others are willing to sweat to make their new home their own, millennial buyers have many traditional home features on their wish lists. Millennials-loosely defined as those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s are numbering between 80 million and 90 million. They are the … Continued

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Purchase A Home

People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a “move-up” buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually have one to sell themselves. Timing becomes very important and negotiations become more involved so neither party is forced into … Continued

How Cutting Edge Developers Are Luring New Home Buyers

Fun Fridays is a new series where I scour the Internet and find the most interesting articles, videos and facts about real estate. Today, if you’re a “Foodie” you are going to enjoy this article. Wikipedia: A foodie is a gourmet, or a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food and alcoholic … Continued

Can You Afford To Buy A Home?

A family earning the U.S. median income of $63,900 could afford 62.6 percent of the new and existing homes sold during the second quarter of this year, according to the most recent National Association of Home Builders Housing Opportunity Index. Homes sold in the first quarter of this year were affordable to 65.5 percent of … Continued