Have You ever noticed how the smell in the air changes over night sometimes? I live 4.5 hours from the California beaches but I swear some days I smell the ocean. That Lovely Fresh ocean salty breeze.
I looked up to see how many houses were for sale to fit my clients criteria. 1995 sf or more, 4 bedrooms, 1 bedroom to be downstairs, outdoor pool and under $310,000. I believe there were only 74 in the whole Las Vegas valley. Las Vegas weather for the most part is typically warm. I always see a switch in buyers when this time of year comes around. The air changes, the sun is a little warmer, you start hearing more birds chirping all the signs that spring is almost here. The big difference for us here in Las Vegas is that spring can feel like summer. Where in other parts of the country spring feels like spring. We kind of get a little head start on the warm weather.
Many business start putting out summer related out door dining. Everything starts growing toward being outdoors, hence the buyers consciously or subconsciously wanting to buy a home with a pool. It maybe something they never considered before depending on where they maybe moving from. Or, Maybe they just want the ultimate "party" house. I know when I moved to Vegas from Iowa, having a pool was a must. I promised my kids we'd have a house with a pool and we did. Lots of fond memories were made.
Just last night I showed a couple 2 homes with swimming pools. Something about the desert heat and seeing the pool is so refreshing. It's a great time for sellers to put their homes on the market too, especially if they have a pool.
Enjoy everyone. Your friend, Penny O'Brien