Robin Smith, Las Vegas Builder Trade In

REVERENCE VILLAGE IN SUMMERLIN RECEIVES DESIGN AWARDS

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 15

Reverence is a village in Summerlin and is the only neighborhood exclusively designed by Pulte Homes. Located near Red Rock National Conversation Area and forming the northernmost tip of the master-planned community of Summerlin, Reverence boosts magnificent valley and mountain views.

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5 Homebuying Acronyms You Need to Know

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 07

Some Highlights:

  • Learning the lingo of homebuying is an important part of feeling successful when buying a home.
  • From APR to P&I, you need to know the acronyms that will come up along the way, and what they mean when you hear them.
  • Your local professionals are here to help you feel confident and informed from start to finish…and this infographic will help you as you go.
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RETIRING SOON? WHY SENIORS SHOULD CONSIDER LAS VEGAS

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 04

If you’re approaching retirement and considering a new place to live, you should think about Las Vegas, Nevada.  The city used to have a rowdy reputation - there’s no denying that.  However, as a resident of the Las Vegas Valley, there is so much more than the Strip and retiring in Las Vegas is not as big of a gamble as people may think.

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HERE ARE 4 REASONS TO PUCHASE A HOME BEFORE 2020

by Builder Trade In Program Oct, 01

Are you thinking of purchasing a home soon?  Why not buy in 2019 and get some benefits you might not have thought of.  The following are compelling reasons not to wait until 2020.

Renewable energy and other tax benefits are a few of the items they can take advantage of now

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What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 30

Some Highlights:

  • The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates will rise to 3.8% by Q4 2020.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices will appreciate by 5.4% over the next 12 months.
  • If you’re ready and willing to buy your dream home, now is a great time to buy.
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Is Your House “Priced to Sell Immediately”?

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 24

In today’s real estate market, more houses are coming to market every day. Eager buyers are searching for their dream homes, so setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do.

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THE FEDERAL RESERVE LOWERED INTEREST RATES LAST WEEK – WILL MORTGAGE RATES FOLLOW?

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 24

Many economists and real estate experts have had different reactions to the second cut in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve announced last week and how it will impact the housing market.

 

The interest rates have been lowered by 25 basis points from between 2 percent and 2.25 percent to between 1.75 percent and 2 percent. The Fed previously signaled it would not hike rates at all in 2019 – after four rate hikes in 2018 – but now it actually cut rates for the second time.

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NORTHWEST LAS VEGAS HOMEOWNERS SPURRED ON RENOVATIONS TO SKI RESORT

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 17

The population in the northwest region of Las Vegas is up 12 percent from 2014 until 2018.  Housing units are 10 percent higher in the same time period and in 2018 business permits were up 15 percent.  This trend has no signs of stopping.

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New Home Friday 09-14-2019

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 14

REAL ESTATE MARKET FIGURES FROM GLVAR

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 12

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) released a report last Friday that indicates the real estate roller-coaster ride we have experienced the last several years has slowed down.

The median price for existing single-family homes in Southern Nevada sold through the MLS in the month of August 2019 was $305,000.  Last August, the median price was $295,000, a 3.4 percent difference year-to-year.

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