Las Vegas Real Estate News and Tips

Tips for a Smooth Experience During Long Distance MovesThe challenges of moving long distance far outweigh those of a local Mountain's Edge home move, especially for those pulling up stakes and starting over in a new, unfamiliar state. Fortunately, these types of moves are eased with the availability of the Internet and more moving service specialists than ever before. Using these long-distance moving tips can streamline the entire process from start to finish.

Downsize as Much as Possible

Before even delving into planning and packing, take time to downsize and get rid of as much as you can. Duplicates of kitchen tools, old tech gadgets, long-forgotten photos and clothing—all should be evaluated for their worthiness in making the cut of what goes to the new home.

Donations, gifting, recycling,

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4 Great Kitchen Flooring OptionsThere are many great flooring types that can be used throughout a Desert Shores home, but homeowners always give extra thought when choosing which flooring material to use in their kitchen. Kitchen floors need to be durable in order to stand up to drops and spills that happen while cooking. There are many great flooring material options that fit well in kitchens, ranging from natural and man-made materials, and they come in a variety of colors, patterns, and textures in order to match nearly any style. Here are some of the best flooring options for any kitchen and what makes them great choices.

Tile Flooring

One of the most popular types of kitchen flooring is tile. Tile can come in many different sizes, shapes, colors, and patterns, so

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Las Vegas Housing Market Update - January 2020

Las Vegas and Henderson home buyers have 4816 single family homes to choose from. Condos and town homes offer 1893 more options. Total listings available today is 6709. That’s a drop from 7414 last month. It’s a big drop from 9421 this time last year.   We sold 2202 single family homes in January. We sold our 630 condos and townhomes. Total homes sold in January was 2832 for the month. That’s a slight drop from 3187 homes sold in December. It’s up from 2280 sold in January 2019.   The median home price pulled back to $305K. It was at $312K in December. While the median may fluctuate a little, it is expected to hit the $315K peak of 2006 sometime this year.  The median…
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Las Vegas High Rise News - January 2020

Las Vegas High Rise buyers have 412 options in our top buildings. It’s a decline from the 442 last month and follows several months of declining inventory. It’s slightly more than the 385 we had in January 2019.   We sold 49 high rise condos in January. Down from 53 in December. A slight increase from 42 sold in January 2019.   Top Sellers in January - Signature at MGM was the top seller with 6 condos sold. ONE Las Vegas and Turnberry Towers tied for second with 5 closings in each of those communities.   Highest Prices - Three condos closed for more than $1 Million. Turnberry Place Tower 3 #2904 was listed for $2.295M and closed for $1.945M. It was 4103…
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Wood Floors Are an Attractive and High-Value Home ChoiceWood flooring is traditional in Centennial Hills homes and throughout the world. In early America, wood flooring was typically of two types: hardwood planks or parquet for formal or public spaces, and humble pine or other local species for bedrooms, kitchens and the second floors of eastern homes, as well as in frontier cabins. Hardwood, often oak, cherry or maple, was invariably stained and polished, while less expensive wood could be painted.

During the war years and continuing through the building boom of the mid-20th Century, wood fell out of favor in many areas, largely because of price, but also because "modern" linoleum and wall-to-wall carpet were introduced as easy-care alternatives. Today, homeowners are rediscovering the appeal of wood,

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Best Type of Carpeting for Your Home: How to PickCarpeting comes in all different types, colors and materials. Some types are more durable than others, some are softer than others. Often, people choose different types of carpeting for each area of their Aliante home. Knowing the different types of carpeting can help you decide which type is right for you.

Material Types

Nylon has been the most popular type of carpeting for many years. It's popular because it's easy to clean, stain resistant and very affordable. It's also very strong and can stand up well to rough treatment from pets and teenagers. Nylon needs to be steam cleaned every year or so to keep it looking its best. As long as it's properly maintained, your nylon carpeting can last for many years.

Polyester carpeting is often made

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Everything You Need to Know About Different Internet OptionsInternet service options are abundant now, so knowing what service options are available to Willows of Summerlin homeowners can help you decide what kind of service is right for you. If you're not sure what to pick, here's what you need to know.

Satellite Internet

Satellite internet service is a type of internet service that most homeowners seek when they live in rural areas, far from cable or DSL lines. Satellite internet is only available to people who have a satellite dish installed on their home. This type of service may be vulnerable to outages during storms, as cloud cover can prevent the signal from reaching the satellite.

DSL Internet

DSL is internet service that comes through telephone lines. DSL stands for digital subscriber

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4 Bad Trees Homeowners Should AvoidFlowers, bushes, and trees are great choices when it comes to adding life to a yard or garden. Just like any other plant, trees have needs and traits specific to their species. Before a Vistas of Summerlin homeowner buys a tree for their yard or garden, they need to check how tall it gets, how fast it grows, how much sun it needs, and so on. Knowing what the tree needs before buying it will help prevent purchasing a bad tree that is more inconvenient than it’s worth. However, there are some traits that homeowners need to pay extra attention to. Here is what all homeowners need to know about a tree before adding it to their yard or garden.

The Type of Root System

Some trees have very shallow root systems that spread over a large area, and others

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3 Fencing Material Options to Try in Your YardThe backyard is an important part of any home. It's a place to go to relax, to host guests, and to have fun, which means outfitting it should be done with care. Because of this, when it comes to building a fence around a property, it's important to find the style of fence that best suits a Paseos of Summerlin homeowner's aesthetic preferences and durability needs. Here are some fencing material options for homeowners to choose from when fencing in their yards.

Wooden Fences

Wood is one of the most popular backyard fencing options for homeowners. Wood is both attractive and generally inexpensive, with the ability to come in a multitude of designs and styles. It can be stained or painted, which allows it to match any aesthetic or decor.


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Construction Options for Home Basements

Not every Palisades of Summerlin home has a basement, but those that do typically have one of three construction materials present: poured concrete, block/masonry or precast panels. Amid these categories, a basement can also be one of many styles depending on the location of the dwelling and the type of foundation it rests upon. Here's the scoop on home basement construction.

The Wide Appeal of Concrete Basements

Basements encased in concrete are by far the most typical type found on homesteads. Poured concrete basement walls are very resilient and resistant to cave-ins due to the natural pressure from the earth, water and wind. Concrete blocks are also fire resistant and water resistant, but solid walls create joint-free basements with

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