All Blog Entries by Robert Little

Robert "Bob" Little is the team leader of the Little Group of Remax Adavantage . He was born and raised in Las Vegas and knows the area like the back of his hand. He stays current on the latest real estate trends , marketing strategies and real estate technology. In the Real Estate transaction he values his client relationships above all else, is an expert negotiator, and prides himself as being more of a consultant than a pushy salesman. His philosophy is “under promise and over deliver " a promise he fulfills after each closed Real Estate transaction  ,which is evidenced by the dozens of online positive testimonials about his service . Bob has been licensed since 2007, and was a Mortgage Broker for 5 years prior right after graduating college , with a B. S. In Finance from UNLV . So you can say Bob has been involved in Real Estate in some fashion his whole adult life. Due to Bob Little’s rapids success in Real Estate selling over 450 homes personally , in 2010 he decided to form of team of like minded agents to better serve his clients .Bob Little holds these team members to the highest standards as he knows the service is a reflection of himself , the teams philosophy , and these clients are " team clients ". Bob Little also has been honored for numerous awards within the Remax network, like 4 time platinum award winner , and 100% club every full year in business. He was also inducted into the Remax Hall of fame in 2012 , and received the Remax Lifetime achievement award in 2017.. He was named top 40 under 40 Realtors in Las Vegas in 2012, and 2013, served for 5 years on the board for the local chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists , serving as president in 2014. He also graduated from the Nevada Association of Realtors leadership program in 2014, and was named Realtor of the Month by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors in October 2014. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, golfing, the outdoors , and regularly donates time and money to helping the less privileged. When it comes down to it, all the awards and accolades Bob has received are just a byproduct of the enthusiasm and passion he has for helping people buy or sell a home , and ensuring that he or his team members provide you with the best service and experience possible. He sincerely hopes he get the opportunity to serve you.

There are currently 78 blog entries published by Robert Little.

iBuyer or real estate agent? Today we will be discussing why you should choose a real estate agent.

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Today I want to talk about iBuyers. iBuyers are companies that offer to buy your home saying that they will make it easy for you. They usually offer easy transaction dates, financial savings, and the ability to name your closing date.

Let me tell you a little bit about a client of mine that met with an iBuyer. They promised to help sell her home for a specific dollar amount for a certain fee. After I met with this client, I was not only able to sell her property for $10,000 more than their estimate, but I

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New Construction Homes SummerlinDemand for new construction homes in Summerlin always seems high, which has been especially true in recent months. As one of the more desirable places to live in the entire Las Vegas area, chances are you aren't the only one looking searching for new construction in Summerlin, however. So to help you get a one-up on buyer competition, we’ve found four great Summerin neighborhoods that all have appealing new construction options currently on the market.

Parker Point at Rainbow Canyon

Offering up stunning, single-family homes, the new construction neighborhood of Parker Point at Rainbow Canyon supplies sensational views of the mountains and of Lake Las Vegas. This guard-gated community enjoys luxury homes and a private park.

Regency at Summerlin

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If you want to net more money from the sale of your home, there are a few cost-effective tips that can help you earn more while spending less.  

  1. Boost your curb appeal. When a prospective buyer approaches your property, it’s important to make a good first impression. One of the best ways to achieve this is by cleaning up your landscaping. Remove weeds, add fresh rock or mulch, water your lawn, and trim bushes and trees to really boost your curb appeal.

  2. Fix up your driveway. Power-washing your driveway and removing any stains or tire marks can make your home look much nicer,

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The lower price brackets are favoring sellers in our market, while the higher price brackets are favoring buyers.

As we make our way into spring, our market is heating up. How do things look in different price ranges, though?

Single-family homes under $300,000 are seeing the most activity right now. We’re seeing a lot of bidding wars and buyers paying above appraisal price in this range. Buyers as a whole are having a tough time finding decent homes in this segment, and with less than a month’s supply of inventory, I don’t see that outlook changing anytime soon.

Between $300,000 and $500,000,

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Is purchasing a new home a better idea than purchasing a resale home? Yes and no. It depends on your situation.

Buying a new home does offer some advantages that you won’t get with a resale home. New homes are more energy efficient, and many have the open-floor concepts that people are looking for today. However, a new home could get quite pricey. Landscaping could cost you a lot, and the model home you see might give you some false hope about what’s going to be included in the home you buy.

This is where a great real estate agent can come in handy. They can help you determine whether a new or

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In case you haven’t noticed, the new construction real estate market around Las Vegas has been robust over the last several years, and 2017 was once again no different. According to a recent report, new construction home builders closed just over 9,401 new home sales in Clark County last year, which is a 16.2% jump compared to new home sales in 2016.  

The report, which was originally released from Las Vegas-based Home Builders Research, also noted that the median sales price of new construction homes once again hit a record high, reaching $371,782 in December and representing a 10% spike year-over-year.  

One issue facing the new construction market in Las Vegas heading into 2018, however, seems to be a shortage of future development opportunities.

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The city’s well known for its lavish hotels, top-notch entertainment and bigger than life attractions, and Las Vegas certainly does not disappoint this month. From top entertainers to big games, the City of Las Vegas is full of things to do in February.

Elton John- Starting February 9

Caesars Palace

None other than Sir Elton himself is headed to Caesars Palace starting February 9. Elton John’s headlining a concert at The Colosseum, plus several more concerts throughout the month.

Mardi Gras Masquerade- February 11

River Mountain Loop Trail

The Mardi Gras Masquerade tips off on February 11 with a half marathon, 10K and 5K run along the River Mountain Loop Trail in neighboring Henderson. Runners are encouraged to dress in festive costumes.

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Can Zillow give you an accurate home value? In a word, no.

Let’s face it, most of us have used Zillow’s Zestimate feature in the past to get a home value. In the age of instant gratification, it’s so easy and satisfying to get an instant valuation. But is it accurate?

In short, no. I’ve seen many studies confirm this, including one that says Zillow is within 5% of a home’s actual value only 50% of the time. On a $300,000 home, that means being $15,000 too low or too high half of the time. That’s a lot of money to leave on the table. Trusting the Zestimate could also cause you to severely underprice or overprice your home.

Zillow doesn’t track remodels or improvements, either. Those play a big role in your home’s value, but their algorithm

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Home prices in Las Vegas hit rock bottom during the housing crash, but since 2011, home values throughout the area have more than doubled. According to a recent report from Zillow, the estimated median home value around Las Vegas is now at $246,700, which represents quite a jump compared to the fall of 2011 when home values fell to $115,700.

But even at its current level, home prices in Las Vegas still have a long way to go before reaching its peak of $304,800 in the spring of 2006.

As noted by Zillow, and also in a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, over half of the largest markets in the U.S. have rebounded entirely, while Las Vegas still falls about 19 percent short of the peak level mentioned above.

It’s also worth noting, however, that the Las

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If you’re thinking about making the move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, recent census figures revealed a pretty substantial increase in home buyers opting for Sin City over sunny Southern California thanks to cheaper home prices, plenty of outdoor recreation, a vibrant nightlife scene, and countless other factors that make living in the Las Vegas area increasingly more desirable. And just like Los Angeles, we’re also about to get a pro football team too, so take that, California!

As Las Vegas continues to better position itself as being a destination spot for home buyers of all ages, though, the hassle of actually making the move still exists for many soon-to-be buyers. But luckily for anyone who happens to fall into

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