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Should you hire a real estate agent to sell your home? I would say yes, and there are a number of reasons why.
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Why should you hire a real estate agent to sell your home?

There are many reasons why you should hire an agent, and I’ll highlight a few important ones today.

First of all, there’s the sales price. According to a 2016 study by the National Association of Realtors, sellers who used an agent to sell their home got an average of $60,000 more in the final sales price than For Sale By Owner properties.

An agent can also help you with marketing. Agents have access to hundreds of websites through their MLS and their

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The new residential options are really heating up in the Las Vegas area where three affordable new construction communities are going up right now.

Caledonia

The first new construction community is Caledonia, set within the traditionally more affluent, master planned community of Summerlin, in the Las Vegas Valley. The home designs include several one- and two-story models, with generally three- to five-bedrooms and up to four-baths. As well, the homes all come with a two-car garage and between nearly 1,900 to upwards of 2,500 square feet of living space.

Close to area dining, shopping and plentiful options in entertainment, homes for sale in Caledonia also supply easy access to I-215, making for an easy commute around the area. As well, the

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The Howard Hughes Corp. is planning a 9-acre, 267-unit residential complex on a site that sits on the northeast corner of Sahara Avenue and Pavilion Center Drive, which is just steps from Downtown Summerlin’s main entrance and the developer’s sprawling open-air mall.

According to a recent report from the Las Vegas Review Journal, the new residential project would offer one and two-bedroom units with floor plans ranging from 667 to 1,358 square feet of living space, which would be spread out over multiple buildings that each rise four stories high.

Plans for the new Howard Hughes Corp. community also include a resident park or dog park, but it’s still unclear what the project will be called, or whether it will feature apartments or condos. But

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Buying a Home in Las VegasBuying a home is already a complex and sometimes stressful process. But if you’re looking to buy a home in what’s widely considered to be a seller’s market, it can get even more challenging, depending on how you position yourself in order to get the best deal possible.

Believe it or not, there are many ways to be competitive as a buyer in a seller’s market, and today, I’ve got four tips that will help you get your offer accepted in today’s seller-friendly Las Vegas real estate market:

1. Choose your agent wisely.

Choosing an agent who has handled hundreds of transactions and has years of experience in the business is crucial in a competitive market like this. It’s the agent that keeps the deal together and makes sure the transaction is

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Extreme luxury is easy to find in Las Vegas, a city known for its abundance of glitz and glamour. That extends to some of the city’s most exclusive, luxury communities. However, if you're looking for an upscale look and feel in a new Las Vegas but may not have a million dollar budget, here are are just a few luxury, new construction communities in Las Vegas that won’t break the bank...

Granite Heights

The first new luxury community is Granite Heights. Offering up contemporary-style homes by Toll Brothers, the homes are set alongside the ridgeline of the Spring Mountains in the master-planned, Summerlin community. The exclusive, gated development offers the option of just 85 single-story homes, including sweeping mountain and city views.

Most Granite

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How can you add value to your home? I’ll go over the top five renovations for you today.
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Whether you are looking to sell your home or just add value to it, here are five renovations you can do that will make it look a whole lot better:

1. Curb appeal and landscaping. The best thing you can do is spruce up your landscaping. Get rid of that old grass with crushed decorative rock or plant shrubbery. It’s also a good idea to paint your front door or replace its hardware.

2. Kitchen remodels. Quartz countertops are rapidly replacing granite as the most popular option for homeowners. White cabinets with open shelving are also

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In case you missed it, a brand new gated community is scheduled to debut next month in The Cliffs of Summerlin, and one we think many home buyers will be very interested to learn about for a variety of reasons.

Called Nova Ridge, this fabulous new neighborhood will feature four different floor plans that offer up to five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, and plenty of extra living space throughout.

As a Pardee Homes development, homes for sale in Nova Ridge promise to provide a comfortable living experience, and future home owners will also be just steps from all the amenities and attractions surrounding the Summerlin master planned community.

For additional information about Nova Ridge and other homes for sale in Summerlin, contact us today at your

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Our current Las Vegas market looks good whether you’re buying or selling.
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As we move through August, are we in a buyer’s or seller’s market here in Las Vegas?

In the lower price ranges under $300,000, we’re in an extreme seller’s market. There is less than one month’s supply of inventory in this segment. Keep in mind, a six-month supply is considered balanced.

Between the $300,000 and $400,000 price range, there is a two-month supply of inventory. In the $400,000 to $500,000 range, there is a three-month supply. These price points, too, are in a seller’s market.

What’s interesting, though, is the $500,000 to $1 million

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Las Vegas Condo Buildings with the Best ViewsWhile every Las Vegas condo buyer has his or her own wish list of needs and wants, great views of either the strip or the surrounding mountainous landscape are often a top priority. And in a place like Las Vegas, where the lights are bright and the lifestyle is usually described as adventurous and exciting, high-rise condos with premium amenities and spectacular views of the bustling city streets occupy a significant portion of the local housing market. 

But just like any segment of any market, not all high-rise condos in Las Vegas are equal, especially when it comes to jaw-dropping outlooks that elevate a living space to incredible heights. So if you’re someone who’s in the market for a Las Vegas condo and truly want views that impress, here are a few

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National home builder William Lyon Homes could be looking to add a new condominium complex to Summerlin, according to a new report out from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Plans for the new project call for 391 condo residences on a 29-acre site, which is located at Grand Canyon Drive and Maule Avenue near Summerlin’s southern border.

As noted by the Review-Journal, Clark County has already approved the new William Lyon Homes project, although William Lyon has yet to make anything official as of now.

Should the development move forward, however, condos would likely offer anywhere between 880 and 2,030 square feet, and lifestyle amenities at the new complex would include an outdoor swimming pool and a resident fitness center and clubhouse. Pricing

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