Las Vegas Real Estate Blog

  • House or Condo in Mountains Edge?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    House or Condo in Mountains Edge One of the big decisions facing homebuyers is whether to purchase a home in Mountains Edge, or to buy a condominium in Mountains Edge. Just to be clear, as used here, a condominium is a type of housing where a buyer...

  • Summerlin Loan Options with Low Downpayments

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Summerlin Loan Options with Low Down-payments U.S. economists expect 2015 to be a strong year for housing. What this means to you is that more homes are selling and the supply of available homes is decreasing. This also means that prices likely wil...

  • Early Spring Landscaping In GreenValley

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Early Spring Landscaping in GreenValley Bulbs, tubers, perennials and indigenous plants beautify your home and give year-round enjoyment for decades to come. If you bought your GreenValley home in the fall or winter, you may not know what is unde...

  • Should I Buy a Foreclosed House in Centennial Hills?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    As a result of the Las Vegas housing bubble and resulting financial instability, many communities have a high rate of foreclosed homes. Even though the rate of new foreclosures is slowing, the number of foreclosed homes in a specific market can make ...

  • End of the Year Money-Wise Moves to Get Ahead on Your Summerlin Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    End of the Year Money-Wise Moves to Get Ahead on Your Summerlin Home It's the end of the year. You're already thinking ahead to the spring. You have tons of plans for your Summerlin home improvements. So why bring this up now? December is the pe...

  • Is Painting Cabinets a Good Idea in Las Vegas?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Have you ever wondered if painted  cabinets would last in the heat of the desert?  Gone are the days of the sticky painted kitchen cabinet that peels, chips and generally looks cheap. Modern paint finishes means you can rejuvenate or renovate your ...

  • Black Friday Home Sales in Las Vegas,NV

    BY Dawn Houlf

    As we prepare to enter the holiday shopping season, home sellers may think it is too late to sell their home in Las Vegas, NV this year. I'm Dawn Houlf and I have some great news for you. You may have heard that homes sell better in the spring, so ...

  • Planning a Fall Open House In Las Vegas?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Your Las Vegas home is newly on the market and you want to have an open house, but  how and when this fall is the right time? I'm Dawn Houlf and I'm here to help you find the answers  It is best during the day as autumn days grow short conside...

  • Downsize to Upgrade in Las Vegas, NV

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Whatever your reason for wanting a smaller home—empty nest, tired of cleaning, less mobile, closer to grandkids, moving from the suburbs to be nearer to work, single again—downsizing does not mean downgrading. In fact, when moving into less space...

  • Do I Want to Buy with Cash in the Las Vegas Market ?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    According to Market Watch, 43% of homebuyers in 2014 so far have purchased with all cash. While some analysts believe that the cash-buying frenzy will not last, there is always more room for negotiation when the buyer brings cash to the table. When i...