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Has the Las Vegas Real Estate Market Stabilized Since the ’08 Crash?

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:47 am

Has-the-Las-Vegas-Real-Estate-Market-Stabilized-Since-08-Crash.jpgThe Las Vegas real estate market has risen from the grave in recent years, recovering from many of the worst effects of the 2008 housing market crash. Since reaching their nadir in 2012, home sales, new construction and median prices have all significantly increased across the Valley. Forecasts indicate all are all set to increase in 2018 as the recovery continues. Read More

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Take Advantage of These 5 First-Time Homebuyer Programs in Las Vegas

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:38 am

Awesome first-time homebuyer programs in Las VegasMany people dream of someday owning a home, but saving up for a down payment or securing a mortgage can present enormous challenges to renters. However, first-time buyer programs provide a path to homeownership that many people don’t know about. With mortgage rates at historic lows and Las Vegas home prices still below previous highs, it’s a great time to enter the market. Read More

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5 Things Almost Every First-Time Homeowner Forgets To Budget For

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:31 am

first time homeowner budgetTwo years of consistent income, a FICO® score of 620 or better, substantial savings plus government first-time homeowner programs that are meant to stimulate the market; All of this makes you the ideal homeowner candidate and easy to stay within budget, right? Well… Read More

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How to Get a Mortgage With Collections on Your Credit Report

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:22 am

get a mortgage with collections

If you are thinking about buying a home but have a checkered credit history, you might be wondering how any collections can affect your chances of obtaining a mortgage.

Many aspiring homeowners find themselves asking this same question, and while there are no easy answers, there are several factors to consider before you start your home search.

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Choosing the Right Outdoor Furniture for Home Staging

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 7:01 am

staging a patio or deck to attract more homebuyers

If you’re selling your home,you’re juggling the logistics of two mortgage payments, talking to buyers and agents, getting the home listed, and more. What if there was a way to make your property appeal instantly to home buyers and make the process shorter and sweeter for you? That’s where home staging comes in. Read More

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The Ultimate Homebuyer’s Guide to Las Vegas

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:43 am

your ultimate guide to relocating to Las Vegas

For many, the idea of living in Las Vegas conjures images of 24/7 parties, gambling, drinking, and adult entertainment. But the more than 2 million people who call the Vegas Valley home know that the city is filled with culture, natural beauty, gourmet food, and amazing opportunities to build a family and live a wonderful life. This guide specifically focuses on relocating to Las Vegas proper, not including the Henderson and North Las Vegas areas. Read More

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Buying Your First House: Timeline and Checklist

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:37 am

buying first house checklistYou’ve been searching for your dream house online and looked at paint colors at the hardware store. Thoughts of relaxing in your private backyard fill you with joy. Most importantly, you’ve been building a nest egg to help with the down payment. You are ready to make your first home purchase.

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WHERE SHOULD I LIVE? LAS VEGAS, NORTH LAS VEGAS, OR HENDERSON

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:26 am

Where's the best place to live in the Las Vegas valleyEverything about Las Vegas is booming: the economy, the housing market, the development, and sports (as the Raiders have decided to make Vegas their home). One of the reasons for the continued growth of the city is its wide range of appeal. Retirees, growing, families, single professionals, artists, and—with the Air Force base—military personnel and veterans are all welcome. That’s why a number of people are looking into Las Vegas real estate, but you might still be asking yourself, “Where should I live in Las Vegas?”

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11 Warning Signs You’re Not Ready to Buy a House

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:14 am

warning signs you're NOT ready to buy a house

Your career and personal life have fallen into place, and you’ve started asking yourself that all important question: “Am I ready to buy a house?” Read More

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Should I Buy a Fixer-Upper or Move-In Ready?

Posted by Kym Booke on Dec 5, 2017 @ 3:28 pm

buy a fixer upper or a move in readyWhether you enjoy physical work and are looking forward to rehabbing a home or you just want to save some dough, deciding on a move-in ready home or a fixer upper is a big decision in the home buying process.

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