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1/14/2018 1:03:46 AM

5 Reasons It'll Pay to Sell Your Home Early in 2018

If you plan to sell in 2018—and you want to unload your home quickly and for maximum money—your window of opportunity may be rapidly narrowing. Here's why you should get moving ASAP.
 

1. Rates are still historically low, drawing buyers into the market

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1/9/2018 9:48:16 AM

How to buy a home in a Sellers’ Market

If you’ve decided to buy a home this year, good luck to you. Your challenge will be not just finding a home you like, but also beating out all the other home buyers who like it and want to make an offer on it, too.

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1/9/2018 9:38:59 AM

How to avoid buying the wrong home in a hot market

Many home-buyers are finding themselves in an unusual situation: They have enough money and are pre-approved for a mortgage, but can they actually secure a house?
 

1/7/2018 1:15:24 AM

The 3 Best Reasons to Buy a Home in 2018 (but You'd Better Hurry)

Figuring out when to plunge into the real estate market can be quite intimidating—especially when prices are high, choices are limited, and history urges restraint.
 
New predictions for 2018 forecast&nbs...
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12/21/2017 12:18:17 AM


The 10 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Don't overpay taxes by overlooking these tax deductions. See the 10 most common deductions taxpayers miss on their tax returns so you can keep more money i...
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12/5/2017 11:09:13 PM

The New Gold Standard: 10 U.S. Housing Markets That Will Rule 2018

Everyone loves predicting the future. What awesome surprises will the coming year hold for us in high-profile political scandals or wildly inappropriate workplace behavior? Who's going to win the Oscars, the Super Bowl, or Miss America (go, Co...

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12/5/2017 10:55:56 PM

Have You Served? 5 Reasons You'll Want a Veteran-Friendly Real Estate Agent

The home-buying journey can be uncertain, full of twists and turns you don't see coming. Even if you're using a Veterans Affairs loan—and taking advantage of the unique benefits that come along with it—you could still run into some big roadblocks along the way.

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12/5/2017 10:46:43 PM

5 Things You Didn't Know a VA Loan Could Do for You

Because of the bravery and sacrifices of veterans and active military, the rest of the country’s civilians can live the American dream in safety. As one tangible way to say "thank you for your service," current and former members of the military have access to Veterans Affairs home loans. These un...

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12/3/2017 11:37:18 PM

5 Holiday Splurges to Avoid If You Hope to Sell Your Home Next Year

The holidays are officially here—and while  merrymaking and gift shopping are likely top of mind, you may have to keep some of those celebratory urges in check if you're planning to sell your home next year. Why? Because many holiday season activities can come back t...

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11/20/2017 10:46:20 AM

How to Spot a Real Estate Bubble

Worried about the rise of a bubble? Watch out for these signs.

11/10/2017 10:20:33 AM

Why Real Estate Investing Makes (Dollars and) Sense

INTRODUCTION

Turn on the television or scroll through Fa...

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11/9/2017 4:17:42 AM

12 Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays

Why Acting NOW Could BENEFIT You… NOW!

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11/6/2017 11:03:54 PM

7 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks to Cross Off Your List This November

If you're anything like us, you're getting ready to hunker down for the impending holiday rush as November arrives and fall begins its inevitable acceleration toward winter.

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11/6/2017 10:50:33 PM

Hardball Fouls: 6 Home-Selling Negotiation Strategies That Can Backfire

When you're selling your home, you might imagine you hold all the cards. And you do—sort of. But it's easy to become overconfident in a seller's market...

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10/22/2017 1:41:26 AM

Benefits of Homeownership

There are many benefits to homeownership, here are the top FIVE:

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10/8/2017 2:16:51 AM

Don't Make These 10 Huge House-Hunting Mistakes

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10/7/2017 2:27:26 AM

4 Things We Really Wish Our Sellers Knew

We don’t want to hurt our clients’ feelings. But undoubtedly there are a few things that pop up in the course of transactions that we wish our sellers already knew, so that we could avoid having some awkward conversations with them. 

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9/12/2017 1:03:10 AM

Pricing your own home is hard, what with all the history and hopes this magic number entails. Of course, you want to make a profit. Of course, all that money you spent installing a swimming pool or a half-bath will be recouped, because you're leaving your digs in better shape than when you bought it, right? Righ...

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9/7/2017 11:39:56 PM

Make your home warm and inviting to boost your home’s value and speed up the sale process.
 

9/3/2017 1:04:21 AM

7 Great End-of-Summer Home Improvement Upgrades to Do Now!

Home improvement ideas abound during summer, but now that our warmest season is soon coming to a close, you might be thinking, "OMG, have I done anything around the house at all?" 

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8/27/2017 12:38:19 AM

4 Smart Strategies to Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast (Without Going Broke)

For most of us, there's an implicit understanding that buying a home will nearly drain your bank accounts. You'll shell out for the down payment, the home inspection, and—just when you think you're done—the closing costs.

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8/20/2017 12:53:03 AM

The Bargain Hunter's Guide to Buying a Home: 7 Ways to Get the Best Deal

Attention, coupon-clipping queens and Craigslist kings! If you’re an avowed bargain shopper who believes only chumps pay full price, the thought of purchasing a home at (or sometimes even above!) asking price can be painful. You're used to shopping around and weighing all your opti...

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8/6/2017 12:21:34 AM

Buying a home is exciting and terrifying. After all, this is the biggest financial move most people ever make. As such, there's a lot of room for error, and even tiny mistakes can translate to tens of thousands of dollars.

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7/26/2017 11:00:46 PM

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand is high and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports issued by the Continue Reading...

7/22/2017 1:43:00 AM

There's no denying that buying a home is a costly endeavor—in fact, it's likely the most expensive purchase you'll ever make.

So it makes sense to try to negotiate where you can. Save a few bucks here, get a few things thrown in there, right?...

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7/17/2017 1:49:32 AM

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, t...

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7/3/2017 3:24:56 AM

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes Continue Reading...

7/3/2017 3:20:38 AM

After you've made an offer on a home and it's accepted, you might want to start packing your bags. But hang on—you're not home free yet. Before you close the deal, it's wise to hire a Continue Reading...

7/3/2017 12:49:45 AM

Home inspectors are quite thorough. Before you buy a house, they'll scrutinize things you never thought to look at in your many walk-throughs, from cracks in stucco to how well the toilet flushes. In fact, their checklists include over Continue Reading...

6/5/2017 2:00:00 AM

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.

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5/30/2017 3:00:00 AM

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ a...

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5/29/2017 5:00:00 AM

Conventional wisdom says you need a 20% down payment to buy a house, but let’s face it: That sum can be daunting, particularly fo...

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5/29/2017 4:00:00 AM

VA LOAN RATES

VA loan rates are the interest rates assigned to loans which are guara...

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5/29/2017 3:00:00 AM

Deciding between a VA loan or a conventional loan may seem easy. No money down, no mortgage insurance, a better interest rate, a VA mor...

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5/24/2017 7:00:00 AM

The Desert Shores Community Association is a 3,351 unit master planned community located in the shadow of the foothills of northwest Las Vegas.

This community was developed by RA Homes in 1988 and includes twenty-two different residential districts, with everything from condominiums to median priced housing and large custom homes behind private gates. All of the lakefront homes have direct access to the lakes and the option of private docks.

Desert Shores encompasses...
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5/24/2017 6:00:00 AM


The Pueblo at Summerlin is a 68-acre village, of which 62-acres make up the very popular Pueblo Park. Pueblo Park is a linear park that offers phenomenal views of the Las Vegas Valley. There is also a basketball court, children’s play areas and hiking trails in the park. Residents have called the Park “Las Vegas best kept secret!” Easy access to one of Las Vegas’s best parks is just one of the many reasons why p...
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5/24/2017 5:00:00 AM


Summerlin is nestled in the foothills and ridges on the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, adjacent to the internationally renowned Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is a 22,500-acre master-planned community that offers open spaces, glistening views of the Las Vegas Strip and the most diverse collection of housing options in Southern Nevada.

The community proudly boasts 150 neighborhood and community parks...
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5/24/2017 3:00:00 AM


Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite an adventurous journey, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO.

The 5 reasons you NEED a real estate professional in your corner haven’t changed, but have rather been st...
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