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las vegas information: Las Vegas Weather to Hit Records for the Season - 05/20/08 10:13 AM
The Las Vegas sun will beat down this week as temperatures rise to a new record for this period of the year. Las Vegas weather is usually quite predictable and the newmen claim higher than normal marks. Surprisingly the days to follow may drop off considerably and produce rain. There was talk of a string of above normal "hot days" to set a new string of days but we will get relief. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Is Your Home Insurance High Enough? - 05/08/08 09:56 AM
The news commonly reminds us of unexpected disaster and loss of home. This Wall Street Journal article suggests we get our insurance in order. Many of our homes may not be insured properly for possible issues. We don't intend to scare home owners but want to point out that there are ways to verify if the home is properly insured or not.Las Vegas is known for its storms during the monsoon season. A community can be flooded quickly. There is a resource home owners can use to determine whether they live in a flood plain or not. It is a web (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Aliante Community Offers Incentives - 05/05/08 10:00 AM
The Aliante community in North Las Vegas is offering considerable incentives to home buyers. They claim to be offering very competitive pricing and financing options.Many Las Vegas communities are offering significant discounts and doing everything they can to attract qualified buyers. These builders have been competing with existing home prices and bank owned properties.Las Vegas real estate agents are able to show a huge selection of both new and preowned properties. Buyers have been very selective and have chosen properties with great values. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Listed as One of the Fastest Growing Cities - 03/27/08 09:57 AM
Las Vegas was one of a recent report of the nations fastest growing cities. It has been for a number of years now. A higher than average job market, unlimited recreational options, and great housing draw newcomers whether they are purchasing a home or renting. Residents are also enjoy great weather and the cultural atmosphere.The city has performed incredibly in recent years. Even amid the national mortgage crisis, homes have been selling. The prices have corrected due to inflated values from the boom (like the prices in other markets) but analysts continue to predict substantial growth in coming years. (0 comments)
las vegas information: New comers to Las Vegas - 03/21/08 10:23 AM
New comers to Las Vegas find wonderful homes that fit their needs. As they move to Las Vegas they also find a place that fits their lifestyle. They research great communities and make a home out of great living opportunities. These communities offer amenities and features that provide comfort and accessibility. They live close to work, play, church, family, friends, and/or schools. It doesn't take long before people become accustomed to the climate, culture, and city. They find joy in calling Las Vegas their home. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Lifestyle: UNLV Wins Conference Title - 03/17/08 10:59 AM
Last weekend Las Vegas rooted UNLV took it to the MWC. Residents and visitors alike witnessed an exciting exhibition as the Runnin' Rebels overcame their components with an usual style. They'll move on to the NCAA tournament as number 8 seed. They'll play Kent St. and then the winner of Kansas and Portland St.UNLV sports draws an exciting and energetic crowd in a sea of red and white. Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas entertainment! (0 comments)
las vegas information: Forbes Richest List Features Las Vegas Billionaires - 03/07/08 11:14 AM
The RJ reports Las Vegas billionaires Sheldon Adelson owns some of the most lucrative, famous properties in the country. He is the wealthiest Las Vegan on the billionaire list.Some of the wealthy have slipped some like Ebay designers Pierre Omidyar, resident of Henderson, have slipped some.Others have made moves up or down the list. Those involved in commercial Las Vegas real estate faired very well. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Red Rock Area to Construct New Visitor's Center - 03/06/08 09:10 AM
Red Rock is one of the recreational highlights of the Summerlin area in Las Vegas. Great hikes, climbing, and beautiful scenery draw tens of thousands a year to the area. One of the features is a strategically placed visitor's center inside the loop. It displays flora and fauna of the area as well as maps. It has rest facilities and experts on the area who are helpful in answering questions.This week it was announced that the Red Rock area will be getting a new visitor's center. The facility will cost around $23 Million. It will sit just north of the current (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Recreation: NASCAR in Town - 02/28/08 10:07 AM
Las Vegas is a great place to live, especially for NASCAR fans. Feb 29-Mar 2 Las Vegas will host the racing events at the speedway. Fans are already gearing up and getting ready to attend. The Blue Man Group plans to perform and other great entertainment will be available.Las Vegas has some of the best recreational and entertainment in the world. From races at the speedway to great dining and shows residents and visitors alike can find anything they're looking for. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Mountains Edge Community Records History - 02/26/08 10:37 AM
The history of Las Vegas is fascinating and somewhat unique. The city of Las Vegas began to develop as an important stop along the Old Spanish Trail between Santa Fe, New Mexico and southern California for much of the 19th century. The oasis enabled Spanish traders to shorten their route to Los Angeles by cutting directly across the desert. In 1829, descriptions of the lush valley were circulated, generating a lot of interest. In 1844, John C. Fremont, an explorer, camped in the Las Vegas Valley and described the fertile landscape in his journals. Missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Economic Report, Including Real Estate: Residential and Commercial - 02/20/08 10:59 AM
Las Vegas has seen amazing economic growth in this decade. It has invited huge development projects and investments. Many of the economic factors contributing to the index have seen positive increases while others are flat or slightly lower. "Still, the six-month forecast remains flat, (with) no clear sign of an overall recession in the data, despite the veil of pessimism coming from the media," economist Keith Schwer said. It's amazing the economy has remained as resilient as it is in light of the recent softening of the real estate market in the valley. If the Las Vegas continues strong and the large (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Trump Tower Nearing Opening Day - 02/18/08 10:07 AM
Opening day in the highly touted Las Vegas community is approaching. The Las Vegas Trump Towers are luxurious. "No one does the luxury lifestyle better than Trump," Schaeffer said. "The dining and spa experiences at Trump Las Vegas will be unsurpassed by any other high-rise project in town." - LV RJThe first tower has 1282 rooms including studio units, 1 and 2 bedroom units, and 3 bedroom suites. Prices for these units run from $700,000 to $7 million. They include concierge, spas, fine restaurant access, and the highest of quality amenities.Las Vegas is known for its great communities and real estate. Las (0 comments)
las vegas information: Cher Doing Show in Las Vegas - 02/08/08 10:29 AM
Las Vegas entertainment is some of the best in the world - we are the entertainment capital of the world! Cher seems to agree with that stance. She is taking on a 3 year spot at Caesars Palace starting in May. Her show, which will run and hopefully sell out 200 times, costs from $95-250. She will replace Celine Dion.According to the RJ, she said, "Las Vegas is way over the top, and the show that I do is way over the top. I feel that it just has to be," Cher, 61, said in a telephone interview. "I guess you (1 comments)
las vegas information: Work Begins on Monte Carlo - 01/28/08 10:32 AM
Just 4 days after fire charred the upper floors of the Monte Carlo on the Las Vegas Strip workers enter to begin repairs. On Friday, thousands were evacuated as flames shot out of the top floor windows. The smoke could be seen from many parts of the valley. Yesterday visitors were allowed to return to collect belongings. They had been displaced to other MGM properties and comped their stay so they would feel it was OK to return. The casino will open as soon as possible. Both fire damage and water damage affect the reopen but efforts will be focused on (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas a Great Place to Live - 01/25/08 10:50 AM
There are hundreds of reasons to live in Las Vegas or invest here. Las Vegas still thrives during a time of national economic issues. World renown shows, clubs, casinos, hotels draw millions of locals and tourists annually. Real estate recently appreciated at historic rates and future expectations are strong. New casino projects are popping up all over, high rise condos/hotels are scheduled by the dozens along with well planned communities, jobs are abundant, new home developments continue to build out as demand for property remains steady and tourists flood The Strip.Las Vegas is in its Manhattanization Phase. Great city growth, both (0 comments)
las vegas information: Best of Las Vegas Poll - 01/24/08 10:17 AM
The Las Vegas Review Journal, a major news paper in Southern Nevada, is asking for voters as it begins the year with its "Best of Las Vegas" poll. Las Vegas residents and visitors are able to place votes for favorite restaurants, hotels, shopping, etc. They will then post the results on the site cataloging the business scene preferences.If you live in Las Vegas or plan to move to the valley or have visited recently make your vote count. Visit http://www.lvrj.com/promotions/bestoflv.html and take a minute to select your favorites. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Major Las Vegas News Group Supports Mitt Romney - 01/16/08 11:48 PM
A Las Vegas newspaper, the Las Vegas Review Journal, has chosen Mitt Romney as the recommended candidate for Nevada caucuses. Nevada is shaping up to be a key state in this election. The news group claims: "In Thursday's Review-Journal, the editorial board recommends Republicans in the Saturday caucuses support the candidacy of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The board notes his positions and experience give him an edge in a field of worthy and viable Republican candidates. "Saturday the 19 is the caucus for Nevada. Will be an exciting day. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas Hosting CES Convention on the Strip - 01/08/08 10:05 AM
The countries largest electronics shows is underway. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is hosted in large convention centers down on the Strip. Las Vegas is expecting some 150,000 visitors from the show. Hundreds of companies are involved showing off the latest and greatest in technology.We paid the show a visit yesterday and saw how up and coming technology might inpact the real estate industry. The big factors is that everything is becoming mobile. Companies are focused on helping people connect and transport information using mobile devices. Bill gates spoke at the keynote on Sunday and expressed just that point. The industry (0 comments)
las vegas information: New Year in Las Vegas Lights Up the Sky - 01/01/08 10:41 AM
Las Vegas celebrates the New Year with a huge display of fireworks. Seen from all over the valley, choreographed fireworks were launched from several of the casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. News stations covered the event on TV complete with music. In fact, the whole night was covered. Parties all up and down Las Vegas Blvd hosted thousands. As many as 300,000 people participated downtown.From the Freemont Experience to Mandalay Bay the noise of celebrating visitors and locals could be heard. The weather was great and droves of people had a great time. It was an exciting night. (0 comments)
las vegas information: Las Vegas to Host New Years Celebration - 12/29/07 12:48 PM
Las Vegas expects some 300,000 visitors this New Years. Many, if not all, of the hotel rooms will fill to capacity. Non-gaming economic impact are expected to come in at around $210 million.Over the next few years a considerable number of rooms will be added to the valley. Huge projects will result in a great city economic impact.New Years will be quite exciting as it has been in previous years. (0 comments)
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