Las Vegas Real Estate Blog

  • Need an Air Conditioner But Don’t Have Ducts In Your Summerlin Home?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    As scorching or humid Summerlin summer days approach, you may be second-guessing the purchase of that vintage or historic home you've had your eye on. In fact, in many places homes as new as 15 to 20 years may not have air conditioning. If your Sum...

  • Should I Haggle Over the Price of My Mountains Edge Home?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Buying a home, especially for the first time, is emotional. You've saved and scrimped for months—years even—and now you've found your Mountains Edge home of your dreams. You're in love and you don't want someone else to get it. Joss Whedon, the ...

  • Help for Prospective Centennial Homebuyers

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Help for prospective Centennial Homebuyers While there is no dearth of advice when it comes to saving up to buy a Centennial home, some of us just need a little more help. Introducing the Housing Counselor What, you ask, is a housing counselor? D...

  • Why Use Wood-Look Tile in Your Mountain’s Edge Home?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Why use Wood-like Tile in Your Mountain's Edge Home A newer trend sweeping the building industry is the use of wood-look porcelain or ceramic tiles. While natural wood flooring is still an optimal choice for most Mountain's Edge homes, here are som...

  • Keeping Your Summerlin House Show Ready

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Keeping Your Summerlin House Show-ready   Having your Summerlin house on the market while you're living in it can be a stressful time. You still have to live. The dog still puts muddy prints on your freshly mopped floor. The kids still race...

  • Spring Cleaning Your Mountains Edge Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Spring Cleaning Your Mountains Edge Home Now that the weather is finally warmer and spring really seems to be here, it's time to tackle some of those nasty cleaning jobs you've been putting off. If you're planning to put your Mountains Edge Home on...

  • 2015 Programs for Summerlin Home Buyers

    BY Dawn Houlf

    2015 Programs for Summerlin Home Buyers Although the federal government has offered homebuyer programs in the past, for Tax Year 2015, most of the available home buyer programs will be at the local and state levels. State and local agencies, alon...

  • The Value of Professional Staging Your Green Valley Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    The Value of Professional Staging Your Green Valley Home   Views very widely on the value of hiring a professional stager to prepare your Green Valley home for sale. Many real estate agents swear by it and have years of sales to back up the...

  • Buying a Centennial Home For an Investment

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Buying A Centennial Home For an Investment Although the housing market is heating up, buying a Centennial Home for an investment in order to flip it may not be the right plan for you. Buying a flip home relies on market prices going up higher than ...

  • How Important are Rain Gutters to Your Mountain’s Edge Home Maintenance?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    If you've owned a Mountain's Edeg home for a while, you know that water entering the home can be at least a hassle and at worst a cause of major destruction. Not only should keeping water from sneaking into those tiny cracks and crevices be a priorit...