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Nevada the Great

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on July 20, 2018 in  uncategorized
Did you know that Nevada is the most mountainous state in our nation?  If had asked me that question 6 years ago, I’d have said there’s no way.  Little did I know back then, while my husband and I were still living in St. Louis, Missouri (where I was born and raised), that we would soon find out the answer to that question.  In September of 2012 we relocated to Northeastern Nevada so that he could advance his career in the mining industry.  Soon we were able to see the numerous mount... read more

More Than Just the Price of the Home

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on July 12, 2018 in  uncategorized
When you see a new home you like on the market, it’s easy to get distracted by all the features you love – the wrap-around backyard deck or the spacious family / game room or the open concept that has plenty of space for entertaining.  In all your excitement, don’t overlook the unexpected expenses that could be just around the corner.   According to, there are more expenses to consider than just the price of the home, and first-time homebuyers can be caught by sur... read more

A Little History

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on July 05, 2018 in  uncategorized
A little history for ALL, especially if you live or are moving to the country.. Guess where? Why Spring Creek of course! I remember 40 houses and thousands of empty parcels of land.  What a big difference today. The developers of Spring Creek, Mc Culloch Oil Corp., also the makers of McCulloch Chain Saws, designed the subdivision to be a retirement recreational community. The developers brought in thousands of people by plane to buy! Spring Creek was one of 5 communities they developed, along with Havasu City,... read more

6 Mistakes When Selling a Home

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 28, 2018 in  uncategorized
There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you are a homeowner selling your home. Today I am going to discuss the six biggest mistakes:   1. Picking the wrong agent.  The right agent is going to answer the phone and respond in a timely manner. They will also know the homes in the market area because of their experience and be honest and straightforward as opposed to just agreeing so you hear what you like.   2. Overpricing your home. Pricing is everything. Even a home that has poo... read more

Home Staging Do's and Don'ts

Posted by Taryn Celia Opie on June 21, 2018 in  uncategorized
Hi, I’m Sandra Avila with Coldwell Banker, Algerio Q-Team Realty in Elko, NV and I am here to provide some helpful insight for staging a home. When selling a home, first impressions matter. In fact, a Coldwell Banker survey found that staged homes sell twice as fast. Here’s a list of staging Do’s and Don’ts to help you prepare your property for listing. Do Think about curb appeal. You need buyers to want to come in. In the summer, basic landscaping, such as mowing the lawn or removing w... read more
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