The following information about the Sparks NV area and Real Estate market is by Top Sparks, NV Realtors, Torin Cassani and The Kuykendall Team at Keller Williams Realty Group. If you have any questions on anything to do with Sparks and Specifically Sparks Real Estate, please get in touch as we have been selling real estate in the town for over 15 years. There are very few Realtors in Sparks that have the track record of being top producing real estate agents, year after year.
Sparks is a town in Washoe County and located just east of beautiful Lake Tahoe and the California Border. To the west is Reno attached to Sparks. South of Sparks is the state capital of Carson City.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Sparkshas a total population of 96,000 and the median age is 37.
What’s the Sparks Real Estate Market Like?
The Sparks real estate market is well established and growing. There a multiple home communities established and many new home communities being built. Sparks is unquestionably one of the most sought after areas in Nevada and in a great location to the gigafactory plants of tech giants such as Tesla, Google, Apple, Ebay, Amazon, Switch and more. With fun events such as the Rib Cookoff, to Hot August Nights at the Nugget, there is always something to do. While there are homes upwards of $500,000 in Sparks, the majority of homes are in the $200,000-$300,000 range.
Downtown Sparks homes are few and far between, however just a few blocks north in Midtown and farther west in Old Town are some fantastic properties in the $200,000 range. Many homes in this area have been built in the 40’s and 50’s. Newer homes will be near D’Andrea Golf Course and in Spanish Springs and prices here range in the $300,000-$400,000 range.
These are just a couple of areas in the City of Sparks. Give us a call to hear about all the other beautiful areas and options that the Washoe Valley has to offer. With the movement of high tech this area will be growing for quite some time and the Sparks housing market is in high demand.
Housing & Population Statistics
As of July 2016, the population of Sparks is 96.000, this demonstrates a 80% growth since the year 2000. The median age for Sparks is 37.5, 51% of people are married and the unemployment rate is 5.9%.
Climate for Sparks, NV
Sparks receives an average of 7.39 inches a year of rainfall and 22 inches of snowfall. This is mainly because the Tahoe basin and surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains capture the majority of the precipitation before it hits the valley. Sparks can be 100 ° in the summer, and 20° in the winter. There are four beautiful seasons here in Sparks, NV with 252 days per year of sunshine!
The cost of living is 5.8% lower than the national average. Future job growth in Sparks is predicted to be over 40% over the next 10 years. Sales tax rate is 7.73% and there is no income tax. The income per capita is $26,352 and median household income is $46,489.
Sparks, NV Public Schools
There are 18 elementary schools in Sparks according to www.washoeschools.net. Additionally there are 4 middle schools and 3 high schools. You can visit www.greatschools.org to find out more. Sparks, Nevada, schools spend $9,785 per student. There are 21 pupils per teacher, 3,573 students per librarian, and 392 children per counselor in Sparks, Nevada schools.
- University of Nevada Reno (UNR)
- Very well-known PAC 10 School with great programs in Engineering, Mining, Computer technologies and some amazing new Medicine PA programs as well!
- Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)
- TMCC services many career paths including dental hygiene, EMS services and endless list of other educational possibilities.
Hospitals/Medical Centers Nearby
Transportation and Commuting Statistics
RTC is the Washoe public transportation system, in addition there are many other options for getting to the mountains, casinos and hotels!
Sparks Nevada Realtor – Why Choose A Top Producer?
If you’re thinking about selling your home, investment property, condominium, townhouse, or other Sparks NV Real Estate, allow us to help make the sale a pleasant experience.
When interviewing Sparks NV Realtors there should be a number of important things you look for in the interview, including the agents past track record of success, statistical data such as list price to sale price ratios, and average days on market. In addition, you should find out what communication and marketing skills they have.
Our number one goal is to put a SOLD sign in your lawn, however, we also want to make sure you feel that the home selling process was seamless and pain free.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss why we are well respected Realtors servicing Sparks Real Estate owners and how our clients homes are showcased everyone online.
There are no other Realtors in RSparks NV who are providing the level of online exposure through social media integration or SEO (search engine optimized) results. Your property will be found in all of the places that today’s buyer would be searching for Sparks Homes for Sale, including this website in addition to many other highly indexed websites.
In addition to the incredible online exposure your home will receive, other things that make us stand out is the use of high quality photographs, detailed property descriptions, virtual tours, Keller Williams International exposure, as well as exposure on 100’s of other websites.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a home in Sparks, NV or sell your Sparks, NV home, let us be your guide to the real estate market as Top Sparks, NV real estate agents.