Robin Smith, Las Vegas Builder Trade In

What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 10


Home prices are at the top of everyone’s minds. Can they maintain their current pace of appreciation? Will rising mortgage rates negatively impact home values? Will the next economic slowdown cause prices to crash?


New Home Friday 09-07-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 07


by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 06

The Nevada Builder Trade In Program helps homeowners buy and sell a home at the same time.  The program is operated by me and my twin brother Robert through the Smith Team Keller Williams Las Vegas where we help you buy a newly built home from a developer on contingency while the Smith Team sells your existing home.


Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July

by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 04

It may be hot in the nation's neighborhoods now, but the U.S. housing market is cooling off.

Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 0.7 percent in July compared with June, according to the National Association of Realtors' pending home sales index. The gauge was down 2.3 percent compared with July 2017. That is the seventh straight month of annual declines. Pending home sales are an indicator of future closed sales.



by Builder Trade In Program Sep, 03

Cadence is a master-planned community located in Henderson and home to many neighborhoods by several developers.  Monroe is by Lennar Homes and on September 8 will host a tour of the final stages of construction of the second phase of homes.


New Home Friday 08-31-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Aug, 31

The low-priced home shortage continues

by Builder Trade In Program Aug, 27

The nationwide housing shortage continues but is especially troublesome for homebuyers with a budget of $250,000 or less, Susan Wachter, professor of real estate and of finance at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, told CNBC on Monday.


New Home Friday 08-26-2018

by Builder Trade In Program Aug, 26

The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition

by Builder Trade In Program Aug, 21

  • Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2019.
  • The higher your interest rate, the more money you end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be.
  • Rates are still low right now – don’t wait until they hit 5% to start searching for your dream home!

The Wave of Millennial Homebuyers Continues to Swell

by Builder Trade In Program Aug, 13


Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as a part of attaining their American Dream.

Comparatively speaking, millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones (like getting married, having kids and buying a home) than generations before them, but that does not mean that they do not aspire to still achieve those things.