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Today I want to talk about the benefits of working with a buyer’s agent. There is a multitude of benefits to getting a buyer’s agent to find your next home.

Hiring a buyer's agent will ensure that you have someone working on your behalf, not the seller's. It will be very hard for a seller’s agent to be impartial and represent both sides because their loyalties lie with the seller.

A buyer’s agent represents your best interest. They will tell you the pros and cons of each home and the neighborhood. And if

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Summerlin TownhomesWhen looking for the right place to call home in Summerlin, don’t rule out a condo or townhouse. As you’ll quickly notice once beginning your Summerlin home search, plenty of attractive and desirable options can usually be found on the market, and what could be better than taking full advantage of an easy and convenient maintenance-free lifestyle? So if you’re someone who's planning to be in the market for a new place to live soon, here's where we recommend searching condos and townhouses for sale in Summerlin right now...

Vista Dulce

Gated Vista Dulce enjoys two-story townhomes ranging from around 1,500 to 1,800 square feet in size. With three different floor plans to choose from, Vista Dulce townhomes for sale all include three-bedrooms and

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Henderson is loaded with luxury homes that have all the bells and whistles, but not every high-priced home also offers sprawling, unobstructed views of the Las Vegas Strip.

Foothills at MacDonald Ranch

The guard-gated community of Foothills at MacDonald Ranch not only allows for impressive views of the Strip, but also the enjoyment of two private golf courses and a large amount of green space. Right on the hillside overlooking the valley, the Henderson community offers up some spectacular home designs.

Seven Hills

In comparison, guard-gated Seven Hills is also known for its large homes and privacy, with exceptional views of the Vegas Strip. The master-planned community is home to thousands of residences, including some custom estates.

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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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If you’re searching for a luxury home with a casita somewhere in the Las Vegas area, options and opportunities are surprisingly plentiful. But if you're also looking for a home that has an undeniable "wow" factor, here are 3 top luxury home communities where you'll want to start your search....

Peccole West

The exquisite homes of Peccole West offer both upscale luxuries and a prime location, some of which are easily priced in the multi-million dollar range. Some homes within this neighborhood are additionally complimented by a separate casita, offering up both convenience and added privacy.

Southern Highlands

Another great place to search is Southern Highlands. The community enjoys a number of luxury lots and inspirational home designs, some

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New construction is in high demand right now in Las Vegas, and especially at prices that wont’ break the bank. So while the new home market is fairly broad in all ranges, here’s where you may want to begin a search if your budget tops out around $400,000.

Highlands Ranch

The new neighborhood of Highlands Ranch offers a quiet setting, yet remains close enough to vibrancy of the city. A short drive from everything, the community offers up a range of home designs, mostly starting in the $300,000s.

Vista Dulce Townhomes

The stylish new townhomes of Vista Dulce come in two-story floor plans, with at least 1,500 square feet of living space. For under $400,000, new buyers are treated to a private backyard, two-car garage and a standard, three-bedroom

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Every home buyer out there shopping for a new place to live wants a great deal, but finding something that fits all your needs and wants for the right price can often be a challenge. In Henderson, plenty of fabulous homes and condos at varying price points fill out the active housing market, but if you're truly looking for the right home at the right price, take a closer look at what's currently available in these top neighborhoods...

Green Valley Ranch

The sprawling Green Valley Ranch community includes luxury condos, townhomes and single-family homes, all part of a larger, master-planned community in Henderson. With such a wide variety of home styles to choose from, you’re sure to find a great deal waiting in Green Valley Ranch.

Cadence

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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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What to do about short-term rentals in Las Vegas has been a hot topic of conversion lately, especially as the popularity of home-sharing websites like Airbnb continues to soar, and the city also continues to crack-down on short-term rental abuse from local home and condo owners. 

Just last month, the Las Vegas Planning Commission denied applications for nine short-term rental licenses that would’ve allowed residents in a number of Las Vegas high-rises to rent their unit out on a short-term basis, which by definition is any period of time under 31 days.  

Most notably, The Ogden is a building where numerous problems have been reported due to short-term rental abuse, forcing residents to file complaints about extra noise, glass in the pool, and

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