April 2015

Found 5 blog entries for April 2015.

Retirement should be a time to relax and spend time doing the things you enjoy.  Having the right home for your golden years is one of the best ways to insure a happy escape from the rat race.  These tips will help you find the right home for your lifestyle and budget.

Where Should You Buy Your Retirement Home?

Buying Your Retirement HomeLocation is important when buying any home.  It's especially important when buying the home where you'll spend your golden years.  Retiring can mean you're no longer captive to miserable weather.  Tired of shoveling snow? Do the mosquitos ruin those warm Summer evenings in the backyard?   Once you aren't restricted to an area near your job, you have options.

Location, location, location.  Before you drive off to your new dream home, do

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Las Vegas fine homes have had an outstanding first quarter in 2015.  We've sold 54 luxury homes and 22 luxury high rise condos for $1 Million plus.  That's 76 luxury homes sold in the first quarter.  Seventeen of the properties came in above $2 Million and the top 7 were $3M or more.

Las Vegas Fine Homes For SaleTop home prices included an estate that sold for $8,050,000 in the Ridges of Summerlin.  This spacious 12,445 sf home was on just under an acre of land.  The contemporary masterpiece offered Mountain views and was only listed for 15 days when it went into contract.  Another home in the Ridges came in at $4.55M.  

The second highest price paid in the first quarter went to the "Crown Penthouse" at ONE Queensridge Place.  The 15,691 sf mansion in the sky included a 3000 sf

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Las Vegas Homes For Sale

Las Vegas is seeing the effects of Spring Fever in the real estate market.  Stop by any new home sales center and you'll find lots of potential buyers out looking at the options.  What we aren't seeing is a sizeable increase in the number of homes listed for sale.  

As of today, we have 7206 single family homes.  The MLS shows an additional 2508 condos, townhomes and high rise properties listed for sale.  Buyers have a total of 9714 options available.  That's slightly less than the 9805 listings when we did our March update.

Homes Sold in March 2015

Ridges of Summerlin Luxury Golf Homes For SaleWe sold 2615 single family homes in March.  Condos, townhomes and high rise condos added another 647 for a total of 3262 closings.  That's a nice increase over the 2374

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Palms Place High Rise Condos For SaleBuyers in the market for a high rise in one of Las Vegas' top buildings have 505 options to choose from.  Fewer than the 516 we had last month but more than the 480 condos listed in January.  In April of 2014 there were only 446 high rise listings for sale.  We sold 78 high rise condos in March.  That's the highest number sold per month in a couple of years. Palms Place had 33 closings.  That still leaves 45 transactions in all the other buildings.  Not a bad month for Las Vegas High Rise condo owners.  In March 2014, we sold 40 high rise condos.

Las Vegas High Rise Condos For Sale

A search of the high rise condos listed for sale in the MLS shows that 8 are short sales.  Only 3 of the current listings are foreclosures.  The most luxurious

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Spring can be the busiest season for buying and selling homes. The rising temperatures and Spring flowers make it a pleasant time for house hunting.  It's good timing for families who want to move at the end of the school year.  There are good articles about "Selling" your home in the Spring.  Here are some tips for home buying in the Spring Real Estate market.

1 - No Surprise here - Hire a Good Realtor.  I know.  Everyone is tired of blogs that talk about how you need to hire a Realtor. Buying Your Home How they'll hold your hand through the process and they'll save you money.  No need to repeat all of that. Fact is, you can search homes for sale online.  Some of the ones you see may still be available.  Some sites will let you see homes after they went into contract

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