Las Vegas Real Estate Blog

  • Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers in Las Vegas

    BY Dawn Houlf

    If you're considering selling your home in  Las Vegas, now that the housing market outlook is improving, take a few moments to consider how buyers have changed what they look for in the home buying process. During the past six years, changes in how ...

  • Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value in Las Vegas, the Second in a Series

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Understanding real estate terminology in Las Vegas is essential.   There are three terms that indicate a home's valuation: the Appraised Value, the Assessed Value and the Market Value. Rarely are these three values the same amount, so it is easy ...

  • Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Every industry has its own vocabulary, and real estate is no exception. If you are newly in the home-buying market, you may find yourself stumped by the lingo, acronyms, abbreviations and jargon commonly used in real estate sales materials, online li...

  • Basketball Themed Las Vegas Home Makeovers for March Madness

    BY Dawn Houlf

    With NCAA Final Four Basketball finals coming up, basketball themed bedrooms, game rooms, theater rooms and garages stoke dreams of future champions.  Give a  makeover to a space in your house and score big time with March Madness fans and upgr...

  • Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Las Vegas Home Buyers

    BY Dawn Houlf

    So, you're thinking of buying a home in Las Vegas…where do you begin? Potential buyers new to the Las Vegas real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a home, or where they want to live. The dream homes in magazines are a great way t...

  • New Listing: Centennial Hills,1416 N. Big Valley Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89081

    BY Dawn Houlf

          Welcome  home! Imagine yourself in a beautiful 2527 square foot home on an abundant piece of  property in Centennial Hills.   Upgrades galore! It has  4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,  distinguished family room with fir...

  • Design Trends in Centennial NV New Homes

    BY Dawn Houlf

    When the housing market rebounded, so did home builders eager to show off their design skills. Buyers expect that newly constructed homes will be safer and more energy efficient, but they’re also looking for homes that meet the needs of the more mo...

  • Tips for Las Vegas Home Buyers

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Finding a new home for sale in Las Vegas can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It’s a little like dating – the pursuit, the “getting to know you” period, the proposal (aka “offer”), and the marriage (aka “closing”). If y...

  • Organize Your Home to Make Room for Holiday Memories

    BY Dawn Houlf

    It is never too early to begin preparing your home for holiday gatherings. Be sure to think about how many guests you will be having well in advance so you can prepare enough seating and clean and organize the rooms that need attention. Keep in mind ...

  • Clearly Seeing Windows in Your Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Updating the windows in your home can be a big investment. However, it can be a great way to improve your energy efficiency, especially as cold weather approaches. Here are a few things to consider as you weigh updating the windows in your home. I...