Washoe Valley Real Estate
Welcome to Washoe Valley! We are happy to have you here. Whether you are deciding to relocate to the beautiful Silver State or you already have, here is a brief guide for you to get more details about Nevada.
Welcome to Washoe Valley, nestled right between the capital Carson City and Reno. While about the 12,800 population mark, Washoe Valley still has the look and feel of cozy home town with beautiful views. This is a community where neighbors know neighbors, and where you can spend the summers at Lake Tahoe and winters in the valley. It is known for having a safer crime rate than a few of its neighboring cities and a good place to raise a family.
Current Population of Carson City: 58,993
Carson City’s Largest Non-Gaming Employers: Area Key Industries:
1. Carson City School District 1. Advanced Manufacturing
2. Carson Tahoe Hospital 2. Distribution, Logistics, and E-Commerce
3. City of Carson City 3. Back Office, Business Support, and Data Centers
4. Nevada Department of Transportation 4. Clean Energy
5. Western Nevada Community College 5. Financial Services
Business and Gaming
When people think of Reno area, they think of gambling. However, over the last couple of decades, Reno and Sparks have become much more than just gaming cities. With many prominent corporations residing in the area, INC magazine rated Reno as the sixth best spot to do business for a mid-sized city.
Advantages of Doing Business in Nevada
Stockholders, directors and officers do not need to live or hold meetings in Nevada. Directors do not need to be stockholders. Officers and directors of a Nevada Corporation can be protected from personal liability for lawful acts of the corporation. Nevada corporation may purchase, hold, sell or transfer shares of its own stock.
US Best States for Doing Business
State of Nevada ranked #6 from the Chief Executive’s annual
survey that asked over 600 CEO’s to grade each state on the following criteria:
Taxation & Regulation
Workforce & Quality
– Courtesy of EDAWN & Northern Nevada Business
NEVADA TAX ADVANTAGES
The requirements are simple, and the benefits can be quite impressive.
The main qualifier for this tax “hospitality” is to make Nevada your central place of residence. This does not mean you cannot do business or even have residences in other states, just that Nevada is the state in which you have the closest ties.
If you are residing in Nevada and become a Nevada resident, you will generally escape state income taxes, except for income that arises from sources within another state.
Even if you are required to “source” part of your income from a state that has an income tax, you may still enjoy a significant decrease in your overall tax burden.
Below are a few reasons why you should consider Nevada for your home and business:
• No personal income tax
• No corporate income tax
• No gross receipts tax
• No franchise tax
• No inventory tax
• No tax on issuance of corporate shares
• No requirements of shareholders and directors to live in Nevada
• No tax on sale or transfer of shares
• No succession or inheritance with IRS
• Simple annual requirements
• Protection for Directors and Officers
• No initial or minimum capital requirements
• Anonymity of owners-total privacy
• Low property taxes
• Business friendly environment
• Dynasty Trust Laws allow for wealth to be passed from generation to generation on a tax-advantaged environment
The Carson City School District‘s long history has opened countless doors to academic achievement for our
community’s young people. The district serves 3,890 kindergarten through fifth grade students at six neighborhood
elementary schools. Two middle schools for grades six through eight serve 2,180 students. These schools provide
increased learning for all children through standards-based curriculum and integrated technology systems.
Carson High School is a comprehensive four-year school with a population of 2,574 students, and a faculty and staff
of 208. The high school offers many programs to allow students to extend themselves beyond the general
curriculum. The school has one of the finest culinary arts and audio/visual programs around.
The Jim Reynolds High Tech Center at the high school is used in conjunction with Western Nevada Community
College and houses 250 state of the art personal computers. The facility was designed for high school and college
level use and enables the schools to offer extensive computer training classes to bring relevance to in-course
Western Nevada College is a public two year comprehensive community college providing affordable, quality
educational opportunities for residents of its seven county service area.
Founded in 1971, WNC is a scenic campus of classrooms, laboratories and a new technology center on the edge of
the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains overlooking Carson City. Two new additions are the Jack C. Davis Observatory
and the Joe Dini Jr. Library and Student Center, both of which opened in 2003.
More than 6,000 students learn each semester at WNC’s three campuses and six outlying
instructional centers. WNC is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and
Colleges and universities.
The University of Nevada, Reno is only 20 miles away.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the state’s historic flagship institution of higher education. The University
has a student enrollment of more than 19,000, including about 3,200 graduate students, and a total budget of
nearly $500 million. The University provides a broad range of programs and degree options, ranging from baccalaureate degrees
in more than 75 disciplines to more than 100 graduate-degree programs at the master’s and doctoral level. The University of Nevada School of Medicine is a vital component of the University, with campuses in both of Nevada’s major urban centers, Las Vegas and Reno, and a health network that extends to much of rural
The University is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. The University has more than 145 undergraduate degree programs, and more than 150 graduate degree programs (57 master’s, 80 doctoral and 24 professional graduate programs) from which students may choose.
The tuition for Nevada resident undergraduates is among the lowest in the western United States. The resident undergraduate tuition and fees total $8,798 a
year, which is lower than all but one of 15 western states. Non-resident undergraduate tuition and fees total $25,340 a year, which is at the median for the western states. Coupled with its status as a land-grant institution, the University necessarily has a statewide mission and boasts programs and activities in all 17 counties of the state. It has more than 700 employees outside the Reno area, most of them in Las Vegas. It plays a critical role in the promotion of health throughout the state
through its Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. The University’s athletics programs compete in NCAA Division I as part of the Mountain West Conference. The
University fields competitive teams in 18 sports, with six men’s sports and ten women’s sports teams offering
THINGS TO DO
Carson City sits in the center of one of the most scenic and historic areas in the country, making it the perfect starting point for sightseeing. Carson City ranks among the smallest in the United States, but you wouldn’t know it from all the action around town. Rich historic offerings, endlessly entertaining casinos and world-class golf, draw visitors from around the
globe, as does Carson City’s prominent position on Nevada’s map. Carson City serves as the hub of the wagon wheel
for site-seers and adventure-seekers. From the Capitol building at the center of downtown, visitors are just a stone’s throw away from
Lake Tahoe to the west, Virginia City to the east, Reno to the north and Genoa to the south.
Minutes away from world-famous Lake Tahoe, the Reno-Sparks community is
surrounded by natural beauty and limitless recreational opportunities. The Reno-
Sparks Lake Tahoe region has over 18 world-class ski resorts, many just a short 45-
minutes from downtown, and 40-plus golf courses. The area also boasts 60 gaming
locations, the National Bowling Stadium, the National Automobile Museum, Rancho
San Rafael Park’s Arboretum and Wilbur D. May Great Basin Adventure, the historic
boomtown of Virginia City, and world-class fishing, hiking, biking, and numerous
other outdoor activities. The quality of life in the Reno-Sparks area is tough to beat.
DOWNTOWN RENO DISTRICT
There is a renaissance in Downtown Reno! The swelling tide of enthusiasm, energy and investment has created an
environment for adaptive reuse of property, new businesses, historical preservation and improved residential areas
and arts and cultural activities. Downtown Reno as a whole and its unique connected districts have been featured in
AAA, Via, New York Magazine and Sunset Magazine Northern Nevada Business Weekly.
Midtown has something for everyone—visitors, locals, residents alike ranging from interests, socio-economic background, cultures, and tastes.
We invite you to bring your friends and family to enjoy the Midtown
experience. From California street to Center street, all the way down South
Virginia St. to Mt. Rose, Midtown is a place to explore, find yourself, lose
yourself, meet someone new, eat something different, shop for something
unique, walk, skip, dance, love and just be.
The Reno / Lake Tahoe region has a wide variety of top cross-country skiing areas, downhill ski resorts, and
snow play areas. Sprinkled around the Lake Tahoe area, these winter sports areas are blessed with abundant
snow, excellent accommodations, and easy access from Reno, Sacramento, and the Bay Area. In addition to
downhill and cross-country skiing, winter sports opportunities include snowshoeing, sledding, snow tubing,
PARKS AND RECREATION
1111 E. William St.
Picnic tables, barbecues, playground equipment,
restrooms, horseshoe pits, miniature railroad,
three covered pavilions, three sand volleyball
courts, outdoor fitness center.
(Inside Mills Park is the Virginia Orcutt
Carson City Fairgrounds—Fuji Park
601 Old Clear Creek Rd.
Rodeo arena, 20 stall barn, 40 stall barn, Exhibit hall
with complete kitchen facilities and restrooms. Fuji
Park with play area, benches, picnic tables,
500 Evalyn Dr.
Four Little League fields, two babe Ruth fields, two
Pop Warner football fields, four t-ball fields, two
batting cages, concession stand, playground
equipment and restrooms.
Ross Gold Park
280 Appion Way
Manmade lake, covered barbeque pavilion,
tables, restrooms, playground equipment,
horseshoe pits, two tennis courts and
a sand volleyball court.
Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, nature study, star-gazing—not your thing? How about mountain
biking, horseback riding, boating, water skiing, snowshoeing, ice-skating? Choose your favorite outdoor
activity and Nevada State Parks will provide a place for it. Nevada’s 23 state parks, recreation areas and
historic sites are stretched across terrains as diverse as alpine forests and bone-dry deserts. Among
them are natural lakes and man-made reservoirs, such as world-famous, 22 mile long Lake Tahoe or
the much smaller Echo Canyon and its 35-acre reservoir.
Other parks provide glimpses into the past. Valley of Fire is one of the state’s oldest, with 3,000-yearold petroglyphs carved in sandstone and breathtaking views of the maroon-colored rock formations created during the age of the dinosaurs. Mormon Station in Genoa and the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort
feature replicas of 19th-century fortifications and visitor centers explaining regional history.
Many campgrounds and RV facilities are open all year, depending on the weather. You can even stay in
a yurt at Cave Lake State Park near Ely. Trailheads are well marked, and facilities at many parks include
RV dump stations, showers and day use facilities for groups. For more information on Off-highway
Vehicles (OHV) registration, go to Department of Motor Vehicles at dmvnv.com.
Welcome to Nevada. We hope all this information has been beneficial! Don’t hesitate to contact one of the Vaulet Group representatives for any other questions, detailed guides in a PDF form, and so much more. Guide information is provided by First Centennial Title Co. of Nevada, at www.FirstCentennial.com. First Centennial Title, a full service title and escrow company, has grown from a one-office operation to a multi- office operation, with Branches in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Incline Village and Stateline.
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