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Las Vegas Real Estate, local market and community news, and insight into relocating and living in the Las Vegas valley. Las Vegas Luxury custom and semi-custom homes, Celebrity homes, Las Vegas homes with views, golf homes, Las Vegas Active Adult homes, and family homes, from a licensed Las Vegas Broker / Salesperson/ buyers agent, sellers listing agent.



About a month ago the media was having a feeding frenzy. MGM Mirage and Dubai World missed a self imposed deadline to secure the final $3 billion in funding for the $9.2 billion ($11.2 billion including the land) City Center. At the time, they had only been able to secure $1.6 billion of the rema...
It's not really a surprise that leading online real estate search,, is reporting that this July's Las Vegas web traffic for home searches is up 93.9% over last year's results. Home sales in Las Vegas have been increasing each month since the beginning of 2008. With the continued growt...
Durango Station Casino has been on the books for a while, and has faced the added delay from Station Casinos going private. The Fertitta brothers and Las Vegas Hilton owner Colony Capital completed the deal last November. Since then they've proceeded with the already under construction Aliante St...
I've posted before about the extra benefits of living in Las Vegas, with all the recreation and entertainment choices right in your own back yard. It's an added bonus to be living in a place with so many talented artists and performers as your neighbors here in the Vegas Valley. Gerry McCambridge...
Yesterday I did the south side of the valley with Inspirada, today it's Aliante in the north. It's a beautiful setting bordered by the Sheep Mountains and the Desert National Wildlife Range. This Master Planned community has over 1165 acres available for residential development and 100 for commer...
With so much news and focus on foreclosures, it's possible home buyers may be overlooking excellent value in other areas of the market, including new homes. KB Homes at Inspirada in southwest Henderson is a perfect example of great pricing currently available from a builder. There are new homes f...
The Las Vegas Valley with it's dry climate and plentiful sunshine is a haven and heaven for car collectors. It's not unusual to see classics and customs all over town, and some celebrity owned or once were. I found this out the first month we moved here. Wayne Newton pulled up next to us by our h...
Here's another episode of my travels through the many communities in the Las Vegas Valley. This time it's MacDonald Ranch, one of the 4 Del Webb Sun City Active Adult neighborhoods. It's located in Henderson, just to the south of Green Valley Ranch and offers convenient access to shopping and the...
Recently there have been some major Israeli investors in the Las Vegas market. The most often heard mentioned is EL-AD Group with their purchase of the Frontier property on the Las Vegas Strip at a record price per acre, and it now being on hold until credit markets relax. There are others as wel...
What Happens Here...Stays Here. Sure, but get you mind out of the gutter, I'm talking about the amazing entertainment choices found all over Las Vegas, and Carl 'Safe Sax' Ferris is one of them. You may have heard his music before, and not only here in Vegas. He's played with Electric Light Orche...


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