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Reno Nevada Market Report December 2009

              Reno Nevada Market Statistics for December 2009     

     Reno Nevada Market Report

Here are your market statistics for single family homes sold in Reno, Nevada for December 2009:

Sold = 240

Average Sold Price = $233,431

Days on the Market = 132

There were 240 sinlge family homes sold in Reno, Nevadaduring the month of December 2009. Out of the 240 that were sold, 85 homes were bank owned/foreclosures and sold at an average price of $185,000. These homes on lasted on the market 88 days. We saw many bank owned properties list at lower prices, receive multilple offers that resulted in a higher sold price.

There were 65 short sale properties that closed during December. The average sold price was $239,000 and these properties took an average of 203 days to close. It is easy to see why the bank owned properties were receiving multiple offers, they were selling at lower prices and taking half the time to close.


Current Reno, Nevada single family residence listings:

Active = 1818

Available = 962

No Special Conditions = 574

Bank Owned = 100

Short Sale = 288

If you are looking to buy a home in Reno, Nevada this year, it is important to decide what type of property you are interested in before you start your home search. With 1818 properties showing active in the Northern Nevada Regional Multiple Listing Service there are only about half of those that are actually available to you.

This reports show you the length of time it has taken homes to close. If you are looking for a Nevada foreclosure, you will want to consider choosing more than one property to buy. Many investors, buyers are making offers and a lot time your offer will not be chosen. You will then need to look for another property to make an offer on.

If you are interested in purchasing a short sale, you must be willing to wait sometimes up to 6 months for receive an approval for a third party. Many buyers find this wait process very frustrating. Not knowing when they will be in their new home,  and not knowing what the interest rate will when once your offer is approved,  be is not for everyone.

If you need help buying or selling your home in Reno, Nevada, finding the right Realtor can help make your real estate process simpler. Knowing what the Reno, Nevada real estate market is doing from month to month,  day to day, is key in being a successful buyer or seller. 

 Let me help you with your home buying or selling process. Visit my web site at  to find different Northern Nevada neighborhoods might interest or sign up for a free LisitingBook account so you can search Northern Nevada properties at


Please remember the numbers in this market report are derived from the NNRMLS and are believed to be accurate, but they are not guaranteed!


Reno Nevada Market Report December 2009 




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Comment balloon 8 commentsTerrie Leighton • January 18 2010 08:31PM


very nice

Posted by Joshua Zargari, MJ Decorators Workshop (MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating) about 9 years ago

Terrie - Great Market report fo Reno Nevada!

Wow you have a lot of bank owned properties in Reno Nevada.

Posted by Michelle Gibson, REALTOR (Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. ) about 9 years ago

Hi Terrie;

Great report, I thank you for sharing your market area report with us. Good luck!!

Posted by Anthony Stokes-Pereira, Realtor (Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty) about 9 years ago

Terrie nice work putting together the market stats for your area. I like your graphic too!

Posted by Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate (RE/MAX Executive Realty) about 9 years ago

Hi Terrie.  Way to go.  I am into market reports this month!

Interesting you link to you marketleader website.  I never did this.

Way to promote!


Posted by Ken Tracy, Helping clients buy and sell since 2005 (Keller Williams Realty Infinity) about 9 years ago

Hey Terrie, looks like your market is recovering nicely. Here in Minnesota we have been taken off the declining market list which is great news for us in this area. Thanks for the post.

Posted by Craig Campeau (Coldwell Banker Burnet) about 9 years ago

Thank you all for your kind comments about my Reno Nevada Market Report! It really am grateful you all took the time to leave your comment.

Posted by Terrie Leighton, Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno (Ferrari-Lund Real Estate ) about 9 years ago

Terrie~You do such a great job on your market reports for Reno, Nevada!  This just maybe my next project...Interesting that your market has so many short sales, but anything is possible.

Posted by Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers) about 9 years ago

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