Holly O'Driscoll

A Realtor's Perspective on Reno – Lifestyle, Business, Family

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Why Reno? Lifestyle, Opportunity, Value

By Holly O’Driscoll, Chase International Real Estate  Surrounded by mountains and blessed with an enviable climate, Reno and Sparks offer a breathtaking beautiful place to live, work and play. Living … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Will Fixing Up a House to Sell Pay Off?

By Holly O’Driscoll Chase International Many of my real estate clients start their house hunt saying they’re interested in a “fixer upper.”  They want to save money when buying a … Continue reading

December 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas is a Great Time to Buy a Home!

Selling or buying a home in winter poses unique challenges — and real estate opportunities. Seasonal swings in home prices and number of homes on the market happen in many … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interest Rate Jump Hurts Home Buyers

Spiking mortgage rates hit buyers & sellers hard. What’s going on? Will it continue? Experts weigh in.

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remodel vs Flip – Details Count

Remodel vs. Flips. Know what to look for, what to avoid. Most home buyers pick a “move in ready” home. What’s right for you?

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Real Estate Makes People Crazy!

Rational, intelligent people become unreasonable, inflexible deal-killers when buying or selling a home. Why? Because money is emotional, and these days, real estate involves a LOT of money. In northern … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Million-dollar Home Sales Spike at Tahoe

Not all homes around or near Lake Tahoe sell for more than $1 million, but many do and activity in that price bracket pushed overall sales in the region up 8 percent for the first quarter of 2016.

Here’s an interesting data point behind the numbers: Sales of homes priced above $1 million jumped 11%, while the number of homes sold that were priced lower dropped 9%!
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April 13, 2016 · 1 Comment