Las Vegas Real Estate Blog

  • How to Shop for a Mortgage to purchase your Rhodes Ranch Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    When you’re making a big purchase, like a car or a new computer, you tend to shop around for the best deal, right? While you may not realize it, you should do the same for a mortgage. After all, a home is likely the most expensive thing you will ev...

  • How To Pick the Perfect Paint Color for your Mountains Edge Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Does choosing the perfect paint color for your home feel a little bit like finding Bigfoot – mythical and elusive? Do you stare at the racks and racks of paint chips at the hardware store and break out into a cold sweat? Are you worried that you’...

  • Reinvent a Room for Staging your Green Valley Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    You’re ready to sell, but you know that your Green Valley home could use some updates to attract serious buyers. But you don’t want to invest significant time or money, which is understandable. Major remodels don’t always bring a desired return...

  • What is a 203k Loan?

    BY Dawn Houlf

    If you’re buying a fixer-upper or need to make some repairs before moving in, an FHA 203k loan may be what you need.  This type of loan allows you to roll renovation costs into your mortgage so that you’re only dealing with one loan instead of...

  • Pros and Cons of Buying a Foreclosed Home in Centennial Hills

    BY Dawn Houlf

    If you’re in the market for a new home, perhaps you’ve browsed listings in Centennial Hills and come across a foreclosure or two that you like. Maybe you’ve even noticed that some of these homes have listing prices that are below the typical ...

  • 10 Signs That It’s Time to Move to Mountains Edge Las Vegas

    BY Dawn Houlf

    While moving can be a real drag, sometimes it’s obvious that it’s time to go. A move can be just the thing you need to jumpstart your life and invite positive change. If you’re unsure whether or not you’re ready to take the plunge, here are...

  • Spotting a Serious Home Buyer for Your Summerlin Home

    BY Dawn Houlf

    One of the frustrations you may encounter when selling your Las Vegas, Summerlin home is dealing with people who may not be serious about buying. Perhaps they’re just testing the waters of the market or daydreaming about one day owning a home in ...

  • How to Choose Between The Two Green Valley Homes You Love

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Have you found yourself having to choose between two Green Valley homes that you love? It’s a lucky problem to have. Some buyers struggle to find one home that meets their needs. Nonetheless, your good fortune doesn’t make the choice any easier. ...

  • Green Valley Housing Trends for 2017

    BY Dawn Houlf

    If you’re considering buying or selling a Green Valley home in 2017, it’s advisable to know what to expect as you dive into the market. Here’s a look at what some experts are predicting for the coming year. Mortgage rates are expected to r...

  • How to Win a Bidding War On That Summerlin Home!

    BY Dawn Houlf

    Buying a home is an emotional, complex and often stressful process. This is doubly so if you’re buying in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets, where there are more buyers than there are houses available. It’s quite likely in these ...