Las Vegas Real Estate News and Tips

Las Vegas Housing Market Update - November 2019

Home buyers have 6221 single family homes for sale in the Greater Las Vegas MLS today. Condos and town homes offer 2251 options. Total homes for sale is 8472 today. That’s a drop from 9465 last month and 9823 the month before. The number of homes listed for sale is down 6.7% from this time last year.   We sold 2329 single family homes in November. Condos and town homes added 586 transactions. Total homes sold in November was 2915. That’s also a drop from 3533 in October. It’s not much of a change from the 2927 we sold in November 2018.   The median home price remained unchanged from the $307K we reached in October. Up from $295K in October 2018. The Las Vegas market…
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4 Ways To Impress Buyers During WinterSummer is the most popular season to sell a home, with spring and autumn being less popular. The least popular season, especially in climates experiencing cold and snowy weather, is winter. However, there are still Canyons of Summerlin buyers who are looking for a new home during the winter, so sellers shouldn’t give up their dreams of receiving an offer. Getting a home ready to sell requires extra TLC during the winter than any other season. Following this advice can help sellers prepare their home so it impresses buyers—no matter how cold it is outside.

Shovel All Walkways

If a buyer is coming to see the home, they need to be able to get to the home. And if there’s snow on the ground, it means the homeowner needs to shovel and salt all the

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Las Vegas High Rise News - November 2019

Today’s buyers have 464 luxury high rise condos to choose from in Las Vegas.  That’s down from 499 in November and 492 in October.  It is still an increase from the 359 condos listed when we did our high rise update in November 2018.

We sold 50 luxury high rise condos in November.  A slight dip from 54 in October but up from the 49 sold in September.  Not a big change from the 52 we sold in November 2018.

Top Sellers in November - Turnberry Place was first place with 9 closings in the subdivision.    Second and third place was a tie between Turnberry Towers and The Martin.  Each community had 5 closings.

Highest prices Palms Place #5902 is the most expensive high rise condo that has sold over the

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Light Bulb Information for HomeownersAt one time, the majority of light bulbs in the home were incandescent. These light bulbs produced a warm glow, made a lot of heat and used more energy than necessary to create light. However, they were inexpensive to buy and easy to replace. Homeowners were happy enough about incandescent light bulbs until new products were invented.

Today, light bulbs come in many styles and use less energy. Tuscany homeowners who want to save the most energy possible should be aware of the different types of light bulbs. Having this kind of information makes it possible for homeowners to save money and reduce their carbon footprint.

1. LED Light Bulbs

One of the most energy-efficient light bulbs on the market are LED light bulbs. They're more efficient than

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Chimney and Fireplace Care Information for Brand New HomeownersChimneys require a certain amount of maintenance. If you're a new Seven Hills homeowner with a chimney, it's important to learn about the various ways that you can take care of your fireplace to avoid chimney fires. Fireplaces need to be cleaned, inspected, and used properly. Here's what you need to know about your new fireplace.

When (and How Often) Should You Clean Your Chimney?

Chimneys should be cleaned and inspected on an annual basis. During the cleaning, the fireplace contractor will use a device similar to a vacuum to suck the ash out of the flu. The cleaning process typically takes less than half an hour.

Even if the fireplace hasn't been used, it still needs to be cleaned and inspected, as chimneys can develop problems even if

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The 3 Most Popular Foundation TypesThe Canyons homeowners should always know what type of foundation their home uses. Likewise, buyers need to know what type of foundation every prospective home they look at has. The type of foundation a home uses will affect how it’s repaired if it is damaged and how well it can affect the home. All foundations do two main tasks: support the home and keep groundwater and dirt out of the home. There are multiple different ways to build a home’s foundation, but three types are more common than the rest. Here are the three most common home foundation types and how they differ from each other.

Slab Foundations

Slab foundations are easily one of the most popular foundation types due to how affordable they are. Their installation is also a lot more

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3 Tips for Moving into a New Home With PetsMoving can be a tremendous ordeal, and it becomes even more difficult when you have pets. Animals get easily stressed out by the moving process: furniture and familiar items are being moved, strange people may be coming into their homes, and they themselves are eventually brought to a strange location they've never been in before.

If you're moving with pets, here are some tips to make the transition more easy.

Minimize Pet Stress

Animals are easily stressed out by big changes, which makes moving an overwhelming period. With new sights, new smells, and new locations, any animal can become scared and act out of their usual behavior. Whether this means biting, hiding, or running away, minimizing pet stress is the first step in ensuring your pet

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5 Popular Home Heating OptionsHeating an Arbors home may feel like a simple decision with only one or two options. In fact, there are a variety of choices homeowners can select, ranging from the traditional to the trendy and modern. Home heating can be the largest part of a property's energy expenses, and many systems cost several-thousand dollars to purchase and install. As such, it is important for homeowners to make the most practical and effective choice. Here are five options people can consider.

1. Furnaces

Furnaces are the most common form of heating in the U.S. Also called forced-air heating, this appliance uses energy to produce heat. The heating element warms the air cycled through the machine, which is then pushed through ductwork to vents in every room of the

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How Federal Housing Protections Apply Across the CountryWhen it comes time to purchase a property, the federal Fair Housing Act is there to protect Club at Madeira buyers from any type of potential discrimination. This law is a part of the Civil Rights Act and was originally signed into law into 1968. But while the federal government has made a variety of laws about what fair housing means, states have have their own view on the matter. This means that a buyer's experience may differ depending on where they're purchasing the property. Learn more about how the federal laws work, how the state rules may differ, and what real estate agents have to say about it all.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a qualified legal expert before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

The Basics

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Flipping a Home Flops Without These 4 ThingsFlipping a Seven Hills home seems like an easy way to earn quick income. But it is often more complicated and time-consuming than people anticipate. Some budding entrepreneurs find themselves with a property that is not as valuable as they hoped, or end up with expenses far beyond their budget. Successful home flipping requires attention to detail and experience with many aspects of home renovation. With this information, prospective flippers will be better able to determine if flipping could be the right choice for them.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Investors Need a Low Purchase Price

Most homes in a given neighborhood have a

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