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2008 

A short sale is when a bank will allow a home seller to sell for less than they owe the bank. Sellers often need to move and buyers often want to buy but the current home value is less than the mortgage amount. Banks are all that stand in the way. Ironically, they end up losing more money by fore...
05/30/2008
The Green Movement is strong and will get stronger. Many are out to improve and conserve our environment. On the Las Vegas RJ a reader asked about an HOAs role in natural energy restrictions. The interesting response is that no governing body can regulate systems used for solar or wind energy. Th...
05/29/2008
Home buyer/seller sentiment often follows what is read in the news. An article in MSNBC suggest that the housing market won't be turning quickly. They give 4 reasons it will take some time: More looming foreclosures to come The Mortgage lending system is broken Consumer confidence is in the toile...
05/28/2008
National Realtor web site realtor.com has added a new service to their offering. They have integrated with MicroSoft Virtual Earth to provide a home valuation option. A service like this is important when trying to get a ballpark on homes within a market.In Las Vegas, those interested in real est...
05/27/2008
Even in the midst of so much negative housing news, Internet leads keep on rolling in. Las Vegas real estate agent web sites continue to receive a steady flow of interest from buyers, sellers, and renters. Clients tend to be reluctant to act quickly but they are interested. Investors are nosing a...
05/23/2008
Homes in Las Vegas that were selling for $320,000 are considerably lower priced today. Our team just put a home under contract for $120,000. Granted, it was a foreclosure property that the bank wants to dump but the numbers are staggering. Oddly enough, you can't build that home today for that pr...
05/22/2008
A lot of emotion gets tied up in a home purchase. Lenders and other professionals are considering mandatory mortgage counseling prior to making a home purchase. Recent housing woes have many searching for methods to avoid future fall out.Las Vegas real estate has been in the forefront with high f...
05/21/2008
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 ...
05/20/2008
Sun City aliante, the seniors community in the north end of Las Vegas, is closing out soon. Aliante as a whole has been popular and offers up great options for housing in the newer part of North Las Vegas. Sun City specifically offers seniors housing in a quieter, calmer atmosphere. At the same t...
05/19/2008
The housing starts stats rose by around 8% in April. Apartment construction is adding new units pushing new housing numbers up. Single family housing is still weak but the optimism by contractors represents some recovery after a very slow March.However, before we see a large up turn in these over...
05/16/2008
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