Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Nov. 9, 2019

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Home

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, shopping for a new home can feel daunting. In fact, 56% of buyers said that “finding the right property” was the most difficult step in the home buying process.

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Oct. 31, 2019

Home Buying Needs vs Wants

Imagine what your dream house looks like. You have particular needs, and you can’t imagine not having them fulfilled. But there are going to be some desires that you will have to let go due to affordability issues.

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Oct. 30, 2019

Ways to Advertise and Promote Your Home

Using Floor Plans in Your Marketing Strategy

Though having high-quality photos and well-written description of each room in your home are critical components to your listing, having a professional floor plan will also help to step your game up when advertising and promoting your home.

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Oct. 30, 2019

Majority of real estate market frustrated by housing affordability

Nearly half of respondents said rising home prices over the past decade have made their life worse, while just 16% said rising home prices made their life better.

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Oct. 21, 2019

Best Ways to Organize Your Move

Moving into your new, amazing home can be one of the happiest and exciting moments of your life. It is the end of a chapter and the start of a whole new amazing part of your life that you will experience.

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Oct. 21, 2019

To Rent or Sell Your Vacant Home

Have you ever thought whether it would be better to rent or sell a vacant home that you own? Maybe you already have someone renting this house, or you have been considering renting it to tenants, but would that really be the better choice?

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Oct. 7, 2019

Can't Afford to Buy a Home? Have You Considered Down Payment Assistance?

What's the number one hurdle for renters making the leap to homeownership in the Las Vegas area and nationwide? It’s that pesky down payment. Even with an FHA loan that only requires a minimum of 3.5% down, the thought of setting aside several thousand dollars is daunting (and for some, darn near impossible) and can take forever.

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Oct. 7, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers and the “Instant Cash Offer”

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes.

 

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Sept. 30, 2019

Top 12 Tips for a Safer Holiday Home

Our world is full of risk at every turn—from perilous jobs to dangerous driving conditions. That’s why we all love to get back to our homes and not worry about everyday safety hazards. It’s great to feel comfortable and safe at home, but is it as safe as it can be?

 

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Posted in Market Updates
Sept. 30, 2019

National Snapshot: What’s Ahead for Real Estate

The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 50-year low, and consumer confidence remains high. In fact, the University of Michigan’s latest Surveys of Consumers found that Americans have their most positive personal finance outlook since 2003.

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