December 2015

Found 3 blog entries for December 2015.

Getting a Real Estate License is easy.  The rules vary from one State to the next.  Nevada licensing requirements start with a 90 hour class.  The hours are split between Real Estate Principles and Real Estate Law.  After completing the course, the next step is to pass both the State and Federal exams.  Some States require more coursework and some less.

Since it isn't hard to get a Real Estate license, chances are you have friends and relatives who have one.  Is it a good idea to hire your friend or relative?  Odds are that you shouldn't.  Before you do, consider the following questions.  Your home is one of your most important investments.  Would you hire a relative or friend to handle your 401K?  You shouldn't feel obligated to hire them as your

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Homes For Sale in Las Vegas and Henderson

The Greater Las Vegas MLS has 7359 single family homes listed for sale today.  Condos, townhomes and luxury high rise condos add another 2409 properties available for sale.  Buyers have a total of 9768 homes to choose from.  This is the first time we've been below 10,000 homes for sale since August.  Last month we were at 10,348.  In December 2014 we had 10,511 homes for sale.

What Sold in November 2015?

Las Vegas Real Estate NewsWe sold 1902 single family homes through the MLS in November.  Another 512 condos, townhomes and high rise condos sold in November.  A total of 2414 properties closed last month.  That's down from 2912 in October but close to the 2421 homes that sold in November 2014.  

Distress Sales

Short sales

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Las Vegas High Rise Condos For Sale

Las Vegas High Rise Condo buyers have 549 condos listed for sale in our top buildings.  Basically the same as last month's 545.  Last year at this time we were down to 453 luxury condos for sale.  Some of this is due to the "developer" units that have come on the market.  You'll find them at Palm's Place, Veer Towers, The Ogden and Turnberry Towers.  It would be worse if The Martin and Allure hadn't sold all their developer units.  

The Ogden Las Vegas Condos For SaleSeven of today's listings are short sales.  This includes a 1 bedroom unit in Tower 2 at Panorama Towers that's listed for $200K.  It also includes unit 3304 in Tower 3 at Turnberry Place.  This 4103 sf, 3 bed, 4 bath residence is listed for $1.35M.  The sellers purchased the home as a

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