Robin Smith, Las Vegas Builder Trade In

SOME VILLAGES IN SUMMERLIN ARE OFFERING MOVE-IN-READY HOMES

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 13

Summerlin is one of the best master-planned communities in the entire country and has won many awards throughout the years.  The community consists of over 180 floor plans in 36 neighborhoods and range from single-family homes to townhomes with prices ranging from the $200,000s to way over $1 million.

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US homeowners gained $1 trillion in the last year as their housing values jumped

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 11

Fast-rising home prices may be a roadblock for buyers, but they are putting some homeowners on Easy Street. As home prices rise, so does the percentage of home equity for those owners with a mortgage.

Home equity jumped 13.3 percent in the first quarter of this year compared from a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. For the average borrower, that translates to $16,300 in additional home equity gained during the year, or a collective $1.01 trillion. That is the biggest gain in four years.

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THE TRAILS IN SUMMERLIN ARE A FAVORITE AMENITY OF RESIDENTS

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 06

The award winning master-planned community of Summerlin offers many amenities to its residents. However, the 150 miles of the trail system are the most popular amenity according to resident surveys.

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Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 05

Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?

Mortgage interest rates have increased by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year. They are projected to increase by an additional half of a point by year’s end. Because of this increase in rates, some are guessing that home prices will depreciate.

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CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN

by Builder Trade In Program Jun, 01

Weekly free events will be held on The Lawn in Downtown Summerlin as part of the Summerlin Sounds Concert Series. The first concert is June 6 and will continue every Wednesday through July 16 with the exception of July 4.

The concerts start at 5:30 p.m. with an acoustic act followed by the first set starting at 7p.m. and a second set at 8:30 p.m.

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BUILDERS WORK WITH NEVADA BUILDER TRADE IN PROGRAM ON NEW HOME CONTINGENCY PURCHASES

by Builder Trade In Program May, 31

There are many different reasons for an existing homeowner to move to a newly built home.  They want to live in a specific part of the Las Vegas Valley or a master planned community with lots of amenities.  Some want to enjoy a country club lifestyle or downsize after their children have left the nest. Others may just want a “turn key” home built to their specifications or they may wish to upsize to a larger home for their growing family.

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AVERA BY CENTURY COMMUNITIES TO HOLD GRAND OPENING ON JUNE 2

by Builder Trade In Program May, 30

 

The grand opening of Century Communities Avera in North Las Vegas will be held on Saturday June 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be light refreshments served in the model homes and giveaways every 45 minutes.

The three two-story floor plans range from 1,603 to 1,941 square feet and all models come with upstairs laundry room, granite countertops stainless steel Whirlpool appliances in the kitchen and two-car garages.  The bathrooms have cultured marble countertops with square sinks.  There are also paver walkways and driveways with prices upward from $200,000s.

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Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High?

by Builder Trade In Program May, 29

 

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have climbed from 3.95% in the first week of January up to 4.61% last week, which marks a 7-year high according to Freddie Mac. The current pace of acceleration has been fueled by many factors.

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MEMORIAL DAY FESTIVITIES AT LAKE LAS VEGAS

by Builder Trade In Program May, 23

2018 is moving fast!  This coming weekend is Memorial Day and Lake Las Vegas has many festivities and activities planned for the entire weekend.  Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer in the Las Vegas Valley, and Lake Las Vegas will have many events sponsored by Henderson Hyundai.

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SUMMERLIN AMENITIES ARE READY FOR MEMORIAL DAY

by Builder Trade In Program May, 23

Memorial Day, in Las Vegas it is considered the start of summer and the master-planned community of Summerlin is ready for all types of outdoor activities.   There are community centers and pools, trials and parks that offer many types of fields for sports.

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