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Welcome to the Lori Ballen Team Real Estate Blog. Everything you want to know about real estate, home values, featured listings, home maintenance, home repair, and so much more.

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What is a Four-Point Inspection?

If you are looking for an inspection of your home, you might have heard something called a four-point inspection. The four-point is an inspection that covers a lot of the essential elements of your home.

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12 Things To Do When Staying at The Wynn

The Wynn is a great place to stay when visiting Las Vegas. From the many restaurants to the exquisite shopping to shows and a beach club, The Wynn has it all. Here are 12 things to do after checking into The Wynn Hotel and Casino.

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Home Buying

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.

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Amazon has just released a new feature for Amazon Prime members called “Amazon Day” or “Amazon Delivery Day”. This new feature allows Amazon Prime members to control the speed of their delivery time, giving them more control than ever before.
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What is Amazon Delivery Day?

Amazon has just released a new feature for Amazon Prime members called “Amazon Day” or “Amazon Delivery Day”. This new feature allows Amazon Prime members to control the speed of their delivery time, giving them more control than ever before.

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Home Buying

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.

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101 Fascinating Facts about Real Estate

It would seem that when the words “real estate” are mentioned, the first, and probably the only, thing people tend to think of is buying and selling property, and not much else. But the truth is that the world of real estate is as varied and interesting as other, more popular topics. Quick Links The history

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Laser Tag in Las Vegas

Laser tag is a fun activity for kids, adults, and groups. Laser Tag is perfect for those who want to experience the newest tag game system. In Las Vegas, there are several choices for Laser Tags, and some offer coupons and discounts.

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Living in Las Vegas

How to get Married in Las Vegas

Here we have put together a list of some of the best options in for every budget and style for getting married in Las Vegas, plus some handy must know tips for planning your Las Vegas wedding.

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What is a Casita

Known in some areas as a cottage or a cabana, the casita is a growing real estate staple in the American Southwest. As home buyers move towards using smaller, more versatile spaces, the utility and popularity of these little buildings are growing rapidly.

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Will New Construction in My Neighborhood Reduce My House Price?

The terms “seller’s market” and “buyer’s market” describe the party most likely to benefit from a real estate transaction in certain conditions. These terms derive from the basic economic principle of supply and demand. Put simply, when more houses are listed for sale than there are buyers willing to buy those houses, prices will go

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Best Dueling Piano Bars in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is famous for plenty of reasons, and infamous for plenty too. While things have changed a lot In the long, storied history of the city, one thing has remained the same – Las Vegas is THE place to go for entertainment, including Dueling Piano Bars.

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The Best Pizza Places in Las Vegas

There’s nothing quite like the perfect pizza, but what makes the best pizza is a matter of opinion. So, we asked Las Vegas residents where they go when they want delicious pizza. Types of Pizza We think you’ll have a marvelous time exploring these pizza restaurants in search of your perfect pizza! Before you go

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Choosing a Gym in Las Vegas

Visiting a gym can help you stay in shape, get healthy, and relieve stress. With hundreds of gyms to choose from in the Las Vegas area, you may find it overwhelming when it comes to finding one that suits your needs. We’ve compiled a list of gyms in the Las Vegas area to help you make a more informed decision when choosing your gym membership.

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How to Keep Bugs off your Screen Doors and Windows

When warmer weather approaches, the bugs often come out and want in. They are automatically drawn to window screens when you have the windows open, wanting to be close to the light you probably have on inside your home. Here are a few ideas to help you keep bugs off your screen doors and windows.

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Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas

Whether you live in Las Vegas or are visiting Vegas, this list of Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas should keep you entertained and on budget! Each item on this list is linked to a coupon if available.

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The Best Las Vegas Neighborhoods

There are many Las Vegas Neighborhoods to explore before you buy a house. North Las Vegas and Henderson are cities on their own and might also be viable options. This article describes the Las Vegas Neighborhoods and provides guides to help you choose which might be best for you and yours.

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Trampoline Parks in Las Vegas

Are you looking for places to have fun while in Las Vegas? Then you should consider visiting trampoline parks. Trampoline is more than a kid sport. According to research by fitness specialists, trampolining can contribute to weight loss, detoxification of your body as well as improve oxygen consumption. Check out Kids Activities on Groupon including

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