Everything a buyer needs to know about buying a house in Las Vegas. From earnest money to escrow to closing costs to inspections, it’s all here.

Down Payment Options

There are a variety of programs that can help people get into a home of their own that some people may not know about. Not being educated about down payments and myths about down payments are also obstacles that can stop people from pursuing their dream of owning a home.

Should You Buy New or Resale?

The decision to buy a new or used property isn’t an easy one. Both choices have advantages and disadvantages, so it’s up to you to weigh the differences to determine which is best for your lifestyle and your budget.

Condos are fantastic purchases, whether it's your primary residence or it's an investment property. When you're handed a copy of the bylaws in escrow, make sure you take the time to review them. Look for big red flags. These include outlandish penalties, aggressive foreclosure clauses, and restrictions on pets, cars, and rentals. Look to make sure that the HOA is dutifully collecting the right amount of money to fund the common areas. Think about whether the rules you're reading sound both fair and compassionate. The best condo associations are the ones that encompass both of these qualities!

Buying a Condo? Beware of These Five HOA Rules!

Condos are fantastic purchases, whether it’s your primary residence or it’s an investment property. When you’re handed a copy of the bylaws in escrow, make sure you take the time to review them. Look for big red flags. These include outlandish penalties, aggressive foreclosure clauses, and restrictions on pets, cars, and rentals. Look to make sure that the HOA is dutifully collecting the right amount of money to fund the common areas. Think about whether the rules you’re reading sound both fair and compassionate. The best condo associations are the ones that encompass both of these qualities!

According to a report by the Census Bureau, the number of renters above 60 years of age in America jumped by 43.1% in US large cities in 2017. The reason for this growing trend in senior renters is not only because of economic hardship which resulted from the 2007 Great recession.

High Number of Seniors Now Renting

According to a report by the Census Bureau, the number of renters above 60 years of age in America jumped by 43.1% in US large cities in 2017. The reason for this growing trend in senior renters is not only because of economic hardship which resulted from the 2007 Great recession.

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Buying After A Short Sale

Some VA lenders will consider your loan application when buying a house after a short sale as little as one month after a short sale if you have not been late on any mortgage payments before the short sale closing date and you have rebuilt a credit score of 660 or above.

Buying in a Sellers Market

Buying a home is one of the most exciting and rewarding things you can do. When you home shop, the market will usually favor the seller or the buyer. Buying in a seller’s market requires expert navigation.

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7 Questions to Ask When Buying a House [Bonus Video]

As a homebuyer, an open house can be an incredibly valuable way to check out real estate that you might be interested in. In addition to being able to look around the house without the pressure of a seller looking over your shoulder, you’ll be able to speak with the real estate agent in order to obtain … Continued

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How to Raise your Credit Score to Buy A House

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. ~ Benjamin Franklin If you have made your decision to become a homeowner, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when applying for a mortgage loan. This could leave you wondering how to raise your credit score to buy a … Continued

Is Las Vegas Still Flipping?

It used to be that people everywhere were buying houses in Las Vegas, fixing them up and flipping them for a profit. Everywhere you turned someone was in the market for a good deal. However, all of that has changed recently. Fewer people had been into flipping homes in Las Vegas. Flipping Vegas That having … Continued

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