Owning a home isn’t always a happily-ever-after story. On any given day, you might deal with a leaky roof, a weedy lawn or a bad neighbor. Homeowners associations can help with these inconveniences.
HOAs are governing bodies found within common-interest communities, such as planned or gated neighborhoods and apartment or condominium buildings. They’re run and funded by residents, and have boards of directors that organize regular meetings, establish and maintain budgets, and enforce rules and regu... read more
Buying a newly constructed home is exciting. You get to design your dream home from the ground up; from choosing your home site, your model, interior finishes and upgrades. You don’t have to drive far to see newly constructed homes and neighborhoods popping up across the Las Vegas valley. There are a variety of builders, neighborhoods and models to choose from.
Like any home purchase, buying new construction is serious business--an expensive transaction with many financial implications. You may have heard ... read more
“Is the market still struggling?” If we had a nickel for every time that question was asked, we could….go buy a piece of real estate. The answer to that question is a resounding, “no!”
The Las Vegas real estate market has been resurging for the last three years or more with strong sales, a drastic decrease in distressed inventory and steady home price gains in both the residential and the commercial markets. This trend is not stopping any time soon and is ... read more
It is earnings season for a bunch of the homebuilders. Often there is a lot of fluff in the earnings calls but we still like to read the transcripts since there are some occasional interesting points not covered in the 10-Q. Sometimes they talk about local market factors. Obviously California is in there but what happens there can also influence perceptions of Las Vegas. If you are also interested, you can find Lennar's transcript here:
http://seekingalpha.com/article/1905761-lennar-management-discusses-q4-20... read more