Skip Benton

    Skip Benton

    Skip grew up in Upstate New York in a small community east of Rochester, NY, called Union Hill, New York. From his bedroom window he was able to watch the building of the original Xerox Plant in Webster, NY.

    After attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, Skip moved out west, eventually living in Reno, NV where he has been residing since 1989.

    Skip has been selling Real Estate in the Northern Nevada Market since 1998, selling well over 500 homes over his career.

    Skip has worked with Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate since its inception in November, 2008.

    If you are looking to buy a home and you just can't seem to find that one Realtor that will walk you through the process, step by step, and NEVER let you go, contact Skip.

    If you are looking to sell your home and you are looking for the Realtor that will walk you through the process, SELL your home quickly and for top dollar, contact Skip.

    Skip is ready, willing, and more than able to accomplish the job.

    My Experience

    • I have been a licensed Real Estate Agent in Northern Nevada for 20 years.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • e-Pro
    • Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors (20 Years)

    My Community Involvement

    • Reno Philharmonic
    • Reno Chamber Orchestra - Volunteer
    • Kiwanis Club of Reno, Sunrisers

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    Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

    Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We've selected a few of our favorites for every room in the house. These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a "cool factor" that will delight your friends and family. So think about who you know that loves the latest gadgets … or add a few of these to your own wish list!  ENTRYWAYEnsure the safety of your loved ones ...
    Dec 15, 2019 Lifestyle

    5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

    Whether you're a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that "finding the right property" was the most difficult step in the home buying process.1  Buying a home is a significant commitment of both time and money. And a home purchase has the power to improve both your current quality of life and your future financial security, so the stakes are high. Follow these five steps—and complete the corresponding workshee...
    Nov 30, 2019 Buying a Home

    How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes

    It's easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you've had an offer accepted on your dream house, you'll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make a significant financial commitment, it's best to know exactly what you're buying.When you hire a home inspector, you get a professional, in-depth examination of the property's structures and systems. It's a worthwhile investment that can save you money in the long run, either by warning you away from a bad purchase or...
    Jul 31, 2018 Buying a Home

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