House Shopping during the Holiday Weekend

Adam EdgintonYRHomes


House Shopping With summer just around the corner, and school about to end, it is a great time for people looking to move, to start shopping for a new house. Taking advantage of the three day weekend for memorial day gives you the extra time to spend looking for your next dream home. Spring time is generally the time when most people buy a home because it gives them all summer to arrange the move, schools, and to get settled before kids start school again. This also means, that more homes are for sale starting in the spring time, which … Read More

The Great Reno Balloon Race

Adam EdgintonYRHomes

Great Reno Balloon Races

If you’ve been outside either yesterday or this morning you likely have seen the balloons in the sky above Northern Reno. Well if you didn’t already know, yesterday was preview launch marking the beginning of this years Great Reno Balloon Race. This event brings a large crowd to Reno every year, bringing in about 120,000 people from all over the world. With more than 100 hot air balloons taking flight over the 3 day main event period, The Great Reno Balloon Race is The World’s Largest Free Hot-Air Balloon Event! If you haven’t already gone, don’t worry there are still … Read More

Best in the West Rib Cook Off

Adam EdgintonYRHomes

Rib Cook Off

This year is the 27th annual Best in the West Rib Cook Off hosted by The Nugget Casino. If you haven’t gotten a chance to make it down to it yet, you have until Monday, September 7th. The Rib Cook Off is located in Victorian Square, Sparks, Nevada on Victorian Avenue, between 14th Street & Pyramid Way. The event runs from 11am to 9pm until Sunday, then on Monday it only goes 11am to 5pm.   This years Rib Cook Off is hosting 24 Rib Cookers from all over the world, all hoping to win the cash prize of $14,500 … Read More

Why Choose York & Reynen Homes? Family. Part 2

Christo ReynenYRHomes

York & Reynen Homes

“Small Enough to Listen, BIG Enough to Deliver.” Y&R’s motto. As a continuation of last weeks blog I wanted to inform you a bit more about Y&R’s history. Our motto fits us well. We feel that we are able to fill the niche of a small custom home builder that fits in between the corporate goliath who takes your order and forgets about you and your cousin John who starts the job in September and is still working on it today. We have taken on jobs both large and small and completed all of them timely and with a stellar … Read More

Why Choose York & Reynen Homes? Family

Christo ReynenYRHomes

Y&R Homes

Are you in the market for a new home? Maybe you have read some of our previous blogs on why a new home is more desirable and surprisingly more affordable, after hidden costs, than a lived in home. Buying a home of any kind is a complicated and time-consuming endeavor. Besides the location, price, features, and overall style of the home, the people who designed and fabricated your home should play an integral part in your decision making process. So that is why I’m taking the time today to tell you why you should choose a Y&R Homes over the … Read More

Need a Reason to Move to Northern Nevada? Try the Schools

Adam EdgintonYRHomes


Not only does moving to Northern Nevada have all the benefits you may have read about here, but by moving here you are surrounded by schools that rank highly on a national scale. According to 4 of Northern Nevada’s school districts rank in the top 25% in the Nation out of 8736 school districts. According to the same study by Niche, Reno alone has 3 high schools in the top 10% in the nation out of over 14,000, as well as another 2 high schools in the top 25%. Northern Nevada is also home several colleges, one of them … Read More

9 Tomato Recipes To Make This Summer

Adam EdgintonYRHomes

Are you growing tomatoes at home? Do you have too many to know what to do with? Well if you’d like to use your tomatoes for something different this summer, then check out these 9 tomato based recipes. 1. Spicy Chunky Salsa Use your tomatoes to make a salsa that will spice things up a bit. Great for parties or just casual snacking with the family. See Recipe 2. Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Tired of buying canned spaghetti sauces? Well use this recipe to make your own. It will definitely taste better than the store bought stuff. Try it out! See … Read More

5900 Flowering Sage Open House in Arrowcreek

Adam EdgintonYRHomes

5900 Flowering Sage Ct, Reno, NV 89511 4350 Sq. Ft. Prairie Style Home 4 Bedroom, 4 Full, 1 Half Bath York & Reynen will be hosting an Open House Every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-4pm, come check it out! This home adopts the best of the traditional along with the contemporary. Architecturally it is designed in the prairie style derived from Frank Lloyd Wright himself. The lot was minimally excavated to preserve the height of the pad and allow for incredible views of downtown Reno and Mt. Rose. To take advantage of this ideal location the home is outfitted with … Read More

Benefits of Moving From California to Nevada

Adam EdgintonYRHomes

Are you looking to move? Are you retiring? Well if you are currently living in California, then you might want to consider moving to Nevada. Below are some of the top incentives for moving to The Silver State. State Income Tax If you live in California then I am sure you are well aware of the California State Income tax. You may also be aware that Nevada does not have one. Which means, you could essentially get a raise just to move to Nevada. The only catch is, your income has to come from there. If you work in California … Read More

10 Do It Yourself Ideas For Your Backyard

Adam EdgintonYRHomes


Are you looking for something to do this summer and maybe want to make a few tweaks to your backyard? Then take a look at these 10 ideas for making your backyard a little better. 1. Trellis Kit If you want a quick and cheap way to add a trellis to your home you can buy a trellis kit for $26.50. This is great for adding that aged touch to your home. Apply this to a fence, window, or wall. You can buy the trellis kit here. 2. Cement Pathway Stones Do you need new stepping stones? Want something unique? … Read More