Wine Tasting Event – Genoa Lakes Country Club

Kiwanis

A wine tasting is scheduled on May 4th to fund Douglas County student scholarships. Limited to 250 guests the cost is $50 per person. Quality wines, gourmet food and auction items will all be on hand including 12 premium wineries, craft beers and spirits, vacation packages and much, much more. Presented by the Carson Valley Kiwanis Club with major support from Raley’s Gardnerville and Breakthru Beverage. Visit www.eventbrite.com for tickets. Enter event “spring into wine 2019”.

Job Fair 2019

Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce

Job seekers. Explore employment options at the Minden C.V.I.C. Hall on Tuesday, April 30th between 11 am and 3 pm. Employers you can also connect with skilled and talented Carson Valley help. For more information visit here to receive more information as well as set-up a reminder message.

Kids & Horses Event April 27th, 2019

Kids & Horses

Welcome to spring! After quite a winter, everyone at Kids & Horses is looking forward to some warmer days. We have a horse show for our adaptive riding students quickly approaching on April 27, 2019. Hopefully, you have heard about it and are planning on attending. It will be a lovely time for all. Since we want to be sure that we have plenty of delicious food to go around, please be sure to let us know you are coming. Visit our website for more information!

Need Mortgage Assistance?

home at last

Contact Doug from Academy Mortgage. Need down payment assistance? The Nevada Rural Housing Authority has plans that basically give you your down payment. As long as you live in the home, the three year loan for your down payment is paid by the program. If that isn’t free I don’t know what else to call it. Doug can explain the plan better to you. Give him a call and please let him know Robert Stiles referred you. Thank you.

Doug KallerLoan Officer |NMLS #312085 5250 South Virginia 240Reno, NV 89502( D: (775) 828-7006 | C: (775) 250-4421( F: (888) 449-7473 | O: (775) 828-7000* doug.kaller@AcademyMortgage.comwww.AcademyMortgage.com/dougkallerNMLS #312085 I NV License #10361Corp NMLS #3113 I Corp NV License #2731

Heybourne Meadows Close-out

heybourne meadows

Ready to look at new homes? You better hurry if you’re looking at Heybourne Meadows. Their agents report only three homes remain at this time.

Lot 119        Plan 1717      3 Bedrooms       2 Baths  2 car garage        Price: $423,662

Lot 99          Plan 1855      3 Bedrooms*     2 Baths  2 car garage        Price: $429,187

Lot 101        Plan 1855      3 Bedrooms*     2 Baths  2 car garage        Price: $428,598

*Den included

All of these homes have large side yards allowing for additional privacy and onsite storage of your boat or RV-Ask your salesperson for details.

I look forward to hearing from you soon to schedule your visit!

859 Valley Vista Drive

859 Valley Vista Dr

This 2002, newer built home is scheduled to come on the market at the end of this week. It is well maintained and located in the Silvercrest community offering an open floor plan and high ceilings throughout. There are nicely tiled counter tops in the kitchen and bath rooms with a separate laundry room located near the garage. A nice outdoor patio area occupies the low maintenance rear yard. The residence is centrally located near all your local shops and restaurants with the Hwy 580 entrance ramp to Reno two miles away. Priced at $329,900, the home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths at approximately 1419 square feet. Buyers must be pre-qualified to preview – always a good idea regardless. Contact me for more information.

Douglas County Historical Society

Douglas County Historical Society

On Saturday, April 6, the conclusion of author / historian Wayne Scarpaci’s lectures on Battleships of WWII was spoken. Admission was free. Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 US Highway 395 N, Gardnerville, NV. Look for more events coming to the Museum this summer.

New Fire Code Consideration

The Douglas County Commissioners will be considering the adoption of a new fire code which would require the installation of automatic fire sprinklers on new construction of homes less than 5,000 square feet. Their approval would acknowledge that benefits outweigh the cost to homeowners.  East Fork Fire Protection District has requested the County also consider requiring automatic sprinklers in new homes that are more than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant or other water source.

Minden-Gardnerville 1st Quarter Update 2019

Minden Gardnerville RE Update

The Minden-Gardnerville area had 41 sales during this year’s first quarter as compared to 43 last year. Average days on market increased slightly to 95 days from 89 days. The only significant change was the increase in the areas median sales price. Attributed mostly to a lack of housing inventory we saw a 7.1% increase in the median sales price from $350,000 last year to $375,000 during the first quarter of 2019. The least expensive home sold for $167,500 and was located in downtown Minden off of Mono Avenue. The highest priced home was at the newer development of La Costa at Monte Vista in Minden and sold for $584,950. If you need assistance obtaining real estate related documents, or obtaining an estimate of your homes current value please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Genoa Western Heritage Days 2019

Genoa Welcome Sign

Genoa is the oldest permanent settlement in Nevada and each April is home to the Genoa Western Heritage Days. This year starting on April 26th the festival kicks off with an opening concert on Friday evening by Waddie Mitchell at the Genoa Town Hall. Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm you can wander the Town of Genoa for Native American demonstrations, or all types of children’s activities while listening to western music. There is another concert on Saturday evening and the event winds up with the Cowboy Church on Sunday morning at Genoa Town Hall. Daytime events and performances are free and family friendly. Town Hall performances start at 7 pm each evening with ticket prices at $40.