Las Vegas Peccole Ranch

Beautiful Peccole Ranch.  You can view homes for sale in this Las Vegas neighborhood – here!

Southern Highlands – Somerset Hills Park

We are having gorgeous days in Vegas lately.  Today it was about 60 degrees. A great day to visit a local park in a great community.  Southern Highlands is a gorgeous Las Vegas master planned community located in the southern part of town.

Somerset Hills Park is one of many parks available in this community.  The park offers tennis courts, swings, playground, water feature, picnic areas, walking path, and plenty of green space for all.

Interested in viewing properties for sale in this area?  Click here for Southern Highlands Las Vegas Homes for Sale.

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Las Vegas Quick Move In New Homes 2016

Happy New Year!  Looking for a quick move in new home in Las Vegas?

A local homebuilder has some quick move in homes. That means you can get in now – if you have cash or as soon as your loan has cleared.   If interested call/text me – 702-807-3339.  I need to pre-register you with the builder.

Henderson:

2 story- 2355 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms (one on first floor)loft, 3 baths, 2 car $289,400 89044

2 story- 3361 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, den, loft, 3 car garage $388,990 89002

Southwest:

2 story- 2115 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, loft, 3 baths, 2 car garage $274,990(bedroom on first floor) 89148

2 story- 2469 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, loft, 3 baths, 2 car garage $289,990 (bedroom on first floor) 89148

2 story, 2080 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, loft, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage $294,990 89148

1 story, 1849 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage $299,990 89178

1 story, 2121 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, den, 2 baths, 2 car garage $314,990 89178

2 story, 3059 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, loft, 3.5 baths, 2 car garage $344,990 (bedroom on first floor with private bathroom) 89148

Southern Highlands Area:

2 story- 1855 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, loft, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage $259,990 89141

2 story- 1992 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, loft, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage $279,99089141

North Las Vegas:

1 story, 1849 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage $264,990 89130

2 story, 3059 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, loft, 3.5 baths, 2 car garage $299,990 (bedroom on first floor with private bathroom)89130

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Southern Nevada Realty, LLC sells resale and new homes through out Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson, Nevada.   702-807-3339.

Las Vegas Homes for Sale

Welcome to our Las Vegas Homes web site.  What are you looking for?

We have:

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Golf Course and Strip View

Las Vegas 55 Plus / Retirement Homes for Sale – Including Sun City Summerlin, Sun City Aliante, Sun City Anthem, Siena in Summerlin, Solera at Anthem.

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Las Vegas Guard Gated Homes for Sale – Including MacDonald Highlands, Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin, and Anthem Country Club.

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We also feature Las Vegas Condos for sale.  Some are guard gated or gated.

Don’t forget to search the Las Vegas MLS 24/7.

 Any questions, call Cindy at 702-807-3339. 

Las Vegas Housing Trends – February 2015

The Housing Trends newsletter for February 2015 is now up.  This month’s highlights in the national housing market are:

  • Nationally the median price for a home was $199,600.
  • Nationally new home sales were 4.81 million units.
  • Nationally all regions experienced declines in sales in January.  Low housing supply and an ongoing increase in home prices are blamed for the decline.

The Las Vegas market follows the national trend.  According to a Salestraq resale report for January 2015  the local market for single family homes experienced decreased sales (1,794 units sold versus 2,225 in Dec. 2014) and lower median prices ($200,000 versus $204,000 in Dec. 2014).

Also, foreclosure activity has increased.  Lenders are increasing their foreclosure starts and seizure of homes.  Still, foreclosure activity remains relatively low compared to past years.

Nationally, rental rates are increasing.  In Las Vegas, we are seeing some luxury apartments going up offering premium accommodations at high rental rates.  With several projects under construction or recently completed we will have to wait to see if the demand for high end rentals exists.

Other items of note regarding our local market.  Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors, has commented on our Las Vegas market:

We are in a recovery phase. Prices are up 25 percent nationwide from the bottom but still well below the bubble peak level. It’s a recovery phase, not an expansion phase, and there’s still more healing that needs to be done. 

My view from the trenches is that sellers are starting to realize the gains we have had over the past few years are not going to go up much more this year.  Sellers are becoming more realistic with their pricing and bringing it more in line with the current market in their neighborhood.

Does this mean we have a buyer’s market.  Not really.  It means there is now more room for negotiating. Sellers who are priced well and have nicely maintained homes are more patient and understand slightly longer days on market are now to be expected.   Unrealistic offers are not being taken seriously and can hurt a buyer (if not presented properly).

Have Las Vegas real estate questions?  Call me – 702-527-8864.

Cindy Abel, Broker/Owner – Southern Nevada Realty, LLC

 

Beautiful NW Las Vegas Home for Sale

Las Vegas NW home for sale - large fenced backyard with pool and spa

Maybe this one is for you (or someone you know)?   A fantastic NW Las Vegas home for sale.

The Basics:

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Loft
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3 Car Garage
  • Pool/Spa
  • RV/Boat Parking
  • 3417 Sq. Ft.
  • 12,000+ Sq. Ft. Lot
  • Gated Community
  • Corner Lot

Priced at $450,000.  $430,000 – Price Reduced!

The basics already tell you this is a great home.  However, there is more.  This home features an updated and upgraded gourmet kitchen with granite counters, upgraded stainless appliances, tiled floors, breakfast bar and wine fridge.

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Also, you will love, love, love the resort styled backyard.  This is a gorgeous space with a heated pool/spa, gazebo and covered patio.

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Las Vegas real estate: Deadlines

Contracts have several deadlines that must be watched and followed.  Deadlines include: submitting loan applications; ordering appraisals; due diligence; reviewing of HOA packages and other deadlines that have been made part of the contract.

It is important to read your real estate contract and see what deadlines are laid out in the contract itself.  Generally, your real estate agent will keep up with deadlines.  However, it is important that you be aware of these as well and calendar them.

Why are these deadlines important?

These deadlines protect you and your ability to back out of an agreement should there be problems in the home that you don’t want to take on.   These deadlines also protect you from the seller putting the home back on the market and making it available to other buyers.

When do deadlines begin?

The deadlines generally begin once all parties to the agreement have signed the documents.

What to do if there is a problem with the home that you need to resolve?  

First, tell your agent ASAP.  Your agent cannot read your mind.  You need to either call or (ideally) send them an email telling them what you need and what issues you have.   Be very clear.  If you are want to ask the seller for concessions then tell your agent.  He/she will have to write up an addendum to present to the seller’s agent.

Don’t wait and don’t expect your agent to tell you what to do.  It is your responsibility and your money.  You have to tell your agent when there are problems so they can assist you with resolving the issues or backing out of the deal.

What if you need more time?

Tell your agent ASAP.  Your real estate agent will request an extension of the deadline to submit to the other party.  Don’t wait until the last minute to do this.  Once you become aware that you will need more time call you agent and submit your request.

The underlying theme of deadlines and any other real estate issues is really communication.  Keep your real estate agent informed.  They have been through this process many times before and will know how to assist you.  However, they cannot assist you if you don’t talk to them.

Need information on Las Vegas real estate?  Call Cindy at 702-527-8864.

 

How long does it take to close a home in Vegas? (video)

A few weeks back I posted,  How long does it take to close a home in Vegas? I am back again this week with a follow up video (you might have to refresh your browser if the video doesn’t show up below).

You can find more Las Vegas real estate questions answered here.

As always, feel free to contact me with any questions: 702-527-8864.

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Las Vegas Saturday Musings

A great week last week with a bit of gloomy weather to end it off. That’s okay, the sun always comes out and NO SNOW OR ICE! 🙂

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Las Vegas

Free Income Tax Form Preparation Assistance At Las Vegas Centers: “Volunteers from AARP and the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will offer residents free assistance with personal income tax form preparation and electronic filing at five city of Las Vegas community and senior centers starting this month.”

Energy Fit Nevada Offering Home Energy Savings: “… cozy up to energy savings through a special winter rebate incentive package of up to $2,000 for sustainable home energy upgrades.”

Ten romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Vegas: “Dining out at a fine restaurant is always a popular choice for Valentine’s Day and Las Vegas has plenty of romantic restaurants for your celebration. Here are 10 places to wine and dine your significant other.”

Real Estate

4 Things to consider for multi-family due-diligence: “Before purchasing a property, it’s critical that you take the necessary actions so that you can make an informed decision on whether the condition, operations and financial picture of the property are as you were made to believe.”

Union Village Purchases Close to 170 Gross Acres from City of Henderson to Build World’s First Integrated Health Village: “..visionary model for health care will offer a world-class hospital complex and health center, residential, entertainment and specialty retail space, a vibrant senior retirement community and a civic and cultural arts center integrated into a master-planned community.”

Reverse mortgages: Safer, but far from risk-free: “New rules, which launched in October, discourage homeowners from taking lump sum payouts by reducing the payment a borrower receives if they take the entire amount immediately.”

Inspirational

See video below (refresh your browser if you can’t see it).  Very inspirational video.

Wishing everyone a  wonderful weekend!  If you have any Las Vegas real estate questions or thoughts – call me: 702-527-8864.

Las Vegas Home Finder Service

When you request an emailed list of homes on my site, I also sign you up for automatic listings using my Las Vegas Home Finder service.

If you haven’t requested an emailed list of homes click here to make your request.

Basics of the Service

Email Schedule

When new home for sale is uploaded to the Las Vegas MLS (which also covers Henderson and North Las Vegas)  – you will receive an email with home information.  The emails generally go out daily.  You can opt to get the emails ASAP, weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly.  If you want to change your schedule, simply reply to the email I sent you.  Remember, you get all listings – not just my company listings. 

Pictures

Pictures are controlled by the seller’s agent.  Some will have pictures, some will not.  Frustrating?  Yes.  Can I do anything about it?  No.  For my clients, I will often go out and take pictures and video of the listings that interest them.  I can do the same for you – call me to discuss this service – 702-527-8864.

Additional Information

Each email I send with listings will include links to local information that you might need such as school information, crime maps, flood zones and Google Maps.  If you need more information about a home don’t hesitate to contact me by replying to the email.

That covers it. 

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