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The founders of Dickson Realty envisioned a symbiotic relationship with the community. As our region has grown, Dickson Realty has been a proud partner in the challenge to improve the overall quality of life for everyone. Our passionate commitment to our community is reflected in service.

Over 325 owners, agents and employees are dedicated to giving back to the neighborhoods we helped to build. We support communities that serve you, plain and simple.

In the coming months, there will be additional phases and opportunities rolling out with the Dickson Community Fund, including:

  •          a page on the website with great statistics and information about the Fund and its purpose
  •          a form for the public and our clients to contribute
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We hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy as we have closed out 2020 and its tremendous challenges. We are looking forward to what 2021 has to bring and feeling hopeful for the future!

Last year we saw some big changes in luxury real estate trends. First, the Luxury Market in 2020 in Northern Nevada has been completely redefined due to the influx of Californians leaving the state and staking their claim in Reno-Tahoe. This means that we saw the number of properties priced and sold at $1,000,000 and up increase by a large margin. Many buyers are also offering anywhere from $5,000 to $100,000 over listing price, making the market a dream for sellers. Inventory has been at an all-time low and now’s an incredible time to sell your home

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Where in the world can you soak up phenomenal alpine views and enjoy renowned outdoor recreation in all four seasons? Why, Incline Village of course!

Snow enthusiasts know that we are in the best part of winter and this has spurred an interest in the Incline Village real estate market. With the changes from the pandemic at top of mind, people are looking to switch from urban living to the expansiveness of the Sierra Nevada landscape.

An influx of buyers coupled with quickly moving inventory makes Incline Village real estate a hot market for both sellers and buyers alike—even when temperatures drop. In December 2020, 92 single-family homes and condos were available on the market—a 48.6% decrease year over year. So, it’s no surprise that the available

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Posted from RedFin, January 19, 2021 Written by Mike Cahill

Designing a cabin from scratch can be an exciting, but stressful process. And without a professional architect at your side or years of experience yourself, there are so many crucial considerations that can easily be missed. Whether you’re building a vacation home for your family or a rental property to generate cash flow for years to come, we’ve selected notable experts in the field to provide you with tips and tricks to achieve a timeless cabin design, both inside and out. So kick back and let these architectural veterans from Burlington to Sacramento guide your design process.

Focus on what matters to you

Cabins are generally on the smaller side – which means that we would

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Greetings from Reno-Tahoe!

We are kicking off the New Year with great intentions – to have more fun! Our team has so much gratitude for this place that we call home and all of the wonderful recreation that it provides. We are just getting into the winter season and wanted to share with you some of our favorite local activities – you can even enjoy them with social distancing!

 

Ice Skating

There’s something about the ice rink that brings excitement and joy. Maybe it’s the prospect of lots of hot chocolate, or the classic feel to the winter pastime. Either way, there are plenty of places in Reno and around Lake Tahoe to lace up your skates. Ice skating is great for the kids and grandkids too! Most places have gear available to help the

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Nestled in an exclusive cul-de-sac in Northern Nevada’s premier Montrêux Golf & Country Club, this distinctive brick home at 5610 Mont Blanc Court offers eight lavish garage bays, including turn-key RV storage large enough for a 45-ft Marathon Motor Coach. The sheer size of the garage is extraordinary, but the garage amenities inside are just as impressive: hydronic heating, epoxy floors with a drain system, two Reznor unit heaters, a full bathroom with washer and dryer, and complete RV hookups. 

The multi-generational apartment over the garage has separate access, is pre-plumbed for a kitchen, offers a full bath, washer and dryer, TV, its own heating system, and a large cedar closet. Below the garage is a brand new 750+ bottle Wine Cellar that

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Timelessly designed by renowned architect Dale Cox, this Montrêux jewel at 5825 Lausanne Drive offers the ultimate in luxurious, European-inspired finishes. The craftsmanship and grandeur of this beautiful home is on full display with soaring open beam ceilings, five fireplaces (including an impressive floor-to-ceiling wood-burning hearth), Lutron lighting, and sumptuous hardwood floors.    

The Gourmet Kitchen is a culinary and aesthetic delight, with sleek Italian Scavolini cabinetry, upscale appliances including a Dacor refrigerator, double range and drawer microwave, a KitchenAid dishwasher, and a built-in Miele coffee system. The Formal Dining Room boasts an adjacent 700-bottle Wine Room for the consummate wine aficionado. 

The

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Just in time for summer, the Club at ArrowCreek has ushered in Phase I of its amazing $40 million renovation. The new amenities are world-class, offering the level of upscale service and ambiance you would expect at a luxurious hotel or resort. The best part? It’s right in your backyard.

Under new oversight by leading golf management company Troon, the contemporary Clubhouse facelift features 12.5 acres of outdoor extravaganza. Whether you’re a golf aficionado or just looking to relax, there’s something for everyone. The fully-furnished 15,000 square-foot deck showcases a new 5,000 square foot pool complex with areas to swim or splash in the family, adult, or children’s pools. To elevate your poolside experience, indulge in one of six Cabanas

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Nestled within the gates of Montreux, is a darling neighborhood called "The Cottages." It's an enclave of 40 homes that are conveniently situated within walking distance to the world-class Clubhouse, restaurants and the Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course. The Cottage are unique, in that they have a separate Homeowner's Association that provides all of your exterior care (except roof and gutters) as well as full landscaping. You can also opt in for snow removal, so you'll never have to lift a shovel! 

The Cottages have the perfect balance of spectacular curb appeal and exceptional quality craftsmanship. Each home in this neighhorhood is quality built with ARXX R-30+ insulated walls, copper gutters, extensive exterior stonework, and

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Entering the gates of Montreux Golf & Country Club is like entering your own pocket of paradise. You are greeted by the warm security staff, pristine grounds, vibrant landscaping, gentle rolling hills, and the inviting links of Jack Nicklaus’ Championship Course. Even the life-like bronze deer statues sprinkled throughout the community give a friendly hello. As you lift your gaze, you’ll be amazed at the glorious views of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range.

 Tucked within this beautiful community is Foret Circle, arguably the most coveted cul-de-sac in all of Montreux. Surrounded by tall Jeffrey Pines, this quiet and private street is flanked by the 13th and 14th holes and lined with some of the most exquisite homes in the entire

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