las vegas home owners: Stuck in a Home - 06/25/08 02:26 AM
I visited with a family last night who feels stuck in their home. They want to move up because prices are amazing in the Las Vegas market. However, they had their home listed for months with an agent before deciding to move back into it and pull the listing. I felt bad for the agent as well.CNN featured an article about being in a home you don't want but can't sell. Many may be in that situation. They want to move up or down or just away but can't because of the inability to sell.The only thoughts we could give last … (3 comments)

las vegas home owners: Finding a Renter in the Las Vegas Rental Market - 06/16/08 03:10 AM
Many home owners are unable to sell their current home yet they are interested in taking advantage of the low prices and foreclosures. They want to know how they can find a quality renter quickly and affordably.First of all, there are many factors involved in renting. It is good to get educated first. There are also fees and maintenance principles to consider. The best option to consider, according to the RJ, is to seek professional help. Find a Las Vegas Realtor who handles rentals. Some teams have staff to handle both buy/sell activities along with rental activities. Find some one who … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Getting Extra Life Out of Seasonal Plants - 11/29/07 01:56 AM
When shopping for plants for the holiday season there are some tips for keeping them alive and around for a longer period of time. The Las Vegas RJ reported that there are certain plants and conditions that help prolong the life of a plant. Here is the summary of a few of those tips:
Avoid any plants displayed on cold pavements or in drafty locations. You want the soil mix to feel slightly moist to touch, not bone dry or water-logged. Inspect the plant for any signs of pest infestation, or poor growing practices. Large gaps between leaves suggest the plant was … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: 10 Tips for Feng Shui - 10/06/07 05:15 AM
Feng Shui is a popular concept in Las Vegas. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind:
Reflecting DisharmonyRemove or cover large mirrors in the bedroom if you don't sleep well. Room with a ViewPlace your bed to give you the widest view of the room. Your bed shouldn't be in direct line with the door. Paint the bedroom walls in a color scheme that is both pleasant and inviting. Calming SoundsHang wind chimes outside your front door to create a soothing environment for occupants and guests. Writing on the WallTry to avoid having completely bare walls. Group together non-personal pictures or … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Las Vegas Home Owner's Associations - 06/26/07 05:09 AM
Recently some acquaintances ran into some headaches with their Las Vegas home owners association. When it was established it was set up as a full fledged association. However, no one ever really took the bull by the horns and enforced it so it turned into a landscape HOA. Now, the president of the landscape HOA wants to reform the HOA to enforce the original policy. There is quite a dispute over the procedings. Not many people think the president will be successful. Homes are painted the wrong colors and many other costly violations have been in place for years and to … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Home Improvement: Kitchen Cabinets - 05/24/07 02:53 AM
Older homes tend to need a facelift and other improvements, especially in some of the high traffic areas. One place we notice often has needs of a touch up especially when preparing to sell a home: kitchen cabinets.New kitchen cabinets can be expensive so we sought out tips on resurfacing existing cabinets and doors. We found a couple of articles with tips and advice on what to do to repair/improve the old surfaces preparing for a home sale:
DYI Network: Staining Wood Cabinets Home123: Do-It-Yourself Cabinet Refinishing Ideas Homedoctor: Cabinet RefacingIt seems there is quite abit of effort that goes into restaining … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Las Vegas Real Estate Landscapers - 05/21/07 09:44 AM
A LasVegas landscaper is the guy (or gal) who takes care of the repairs and maintenance on your property grounds. From lawn mowing to hedge trimming, from rock delivery to lighting you want the right licensed landscaper to do the work.
Find someone who is a licensed contractor or subcontractor. Make sure they are bonded and insured. Ask them their fees upfront and request a formal bid for the work to be done. Remember, they have a license so make sure they remain honest and do the work to a professional grade. A good landscaper will be busy but will be able … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: A Good Handyman Can Be a Life Saver - 05/16/07 05:10 AM
A handyman is the guy (or gal) who takes care of the repairs and maintenance around your property. From Drywall patches to roof leak repairs, from plumbing fixes to electrical splices you want the right licensed handyman to do the work. When things go awry they quickly become life savers.
Find someone who is a licensed contractor or subcontractor. Make sure they are bonded and insured. Ask them their fees upfront and request a formal bid for the work to be done. Remember, they have a license so make sure they remain honest and do the work to a professional grade. A … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Las Vegas Real Estate Owner Maintenance Schedule - 05/08/07 12:38 PM
Like an automobile a Las Vegas home requires maintenance to keep it safe and in good working order. Systems for heating, cooling, providing energy, protecting the home, etc. will weather and wear out with time and use.Taking time and money to fix things as they come along will save you greatly down the line. As an example, if you see something wrong with the water heater get it fixed or replaced as needed so that you don't have to pay for new drywall, carpet, and other things that ruin if the heater develops a leak.Use the suggestions below for ideas. Every … (0 comments)

las vegas home owners: Las Vegas Real Estate Owners - 03/05/07 03:44 AM
Las Vegas is a great place to live. Residents enjoy a strong job market, exciting entertainment, great schools, modern shopping, sunny weather, and especially super housing options. Real estate owners, both residents and investors, take advantage of increasing home values and a strong economy that helps protect their investments. Owning Las Vegas real estate is a wise choice whether you live here or not.
Owning a Las Vegas PropertyThere really is little reason to rent if you can qualify to buy. The outlook is strong for growing home values. Builders put great care into developing comfortable communities and houses that fit the … (0 comments)

 

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