March 2015

Found 4 blog entries for March 2015.

Home Buying TipsHigh end restaurants train their wait staff to "up-sell" diners.  It starts with the designer water.  The server may continue to suggest the higher priced appetizers, entree and wines.  The restaurant and the server make more money if you run up a big tab.  Some of our top Strip restaurants hold training classes to teach the staff how to recommend the more expensive items.  They seldom recommend the less expensive item if you ask for an opinion.

Car dealers and department stores are also good at upselling consumers.  Buyers worry that Realtors will work the same.  This is one reason buyers are cautious about letting a Realtor know they're looking to buy.  Here are some tips to help you establish and stay with a reasonable budget when buying your home.

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Las Vegas Real Estate and Homes If you've been following the news and the weather, you probably know Las Vegas has had another record warm Winter.  While New England and even some of the Southern States have had to shovel snow, we've already reached 80 degrees.  The warm spell was interrupted with a brief cold spell that brought an unusual snowfall to the Red Rock Mountains.  Locals and tourists enjoyed the unusual snow but it was gone in a couple of days.  As we're entering Spring, the weather isn't the only thing that seems to be heating up in Las Vegas.  There are good signs for Las Vegas homeowners too.

Las Vegas and Henderson area home buyers have 7294 single family homes listed for sale today.  Condos, townhomes and high rise condos offer an additional 2501 homes for sale.

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If you're buying a Las Vegas High Rise Condo, today you will find 516 options available in our most popular buildings.  This is an increase from last month's 480 options and 428 listings last March.  We sold 48 high rise condos in February.  Considering that February is a short month which included a Federal holiday, that's a nice increase.  Thirteen more than the 35 we sold in January and the 39 condos sold last February.  

Las Vegas High Rise Condos For Sale

Search the high rise condos listed in our MLS and you will find most of them are traditional sales.  Five of the current listings are short sales.  Five are foreclosures.  The most luxurious foreclosure in our high rise towers is still unit 1503 at ONE Queensridge Place.  With a list price of

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Sell Your Home This SpringHomeowners think of Spring as the prime selling season.  Warmer weather brings buyers out.  Families who want to move before the next school year start searching for new homes in the Spring.  This can make the Spring a great time to sell your home.  You may find the competition a little stiffer since other home owners also wait to list their homes in the Spring.  

Selling your home in the Spring compares to a combination of a beauty contest and an athletic competition.  You want your home to have curb appeal, great marketing and a price that attracts buyers.  You want your home to outshine other homes in the neighborhood.

How Do You Beat The Competition To Get Your Home Sold?

Take each of the following tips and grade your home on a scale of 1-10

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