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6 Key Real Estate Market Numbers Buyer and Sellers Need to Watch

Whether you are a first-time home buyer, a homeowner thinking about selling, or a would-be investor, the health of the real estate market matters. Here are 6 Key Real Estate Market Numbers to Watch For.


Las Vegas Real Estate Market Report – June 2018

Here’s a look at the Las Vegas Real Estate Market for June 2018. According to a report released on June 7th by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR), we may see a peak in the rising prices within the next couple of months. Inventory is still low with a 1.5 month supply of homes available. Let’s take a … Continued

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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.


What Is a Sellers Market?

You’ve probably heard the terms “buyer’s market” and “seller’s market” when it comes to real estate. These terms seem fairly straightforward – a buyer’s market favors the buyer, while a seller’s market favors the seller.

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The Seller’s Real Property Disclosure

Krista Porter of Lori Ballen Team is joined by Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas Broker to discuss the Seller’s Real Property Disclosure.


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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Building Retirement Wealth for the Risk Averse with Real Estate

When you’re reading about diversification, next time think about more than just diversifying among different stock sectors or buying mutual funds. Consider reallocating some of your portfolios to real estate for a goal of retirement wealth.

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Should You Sell Your Home Without Listing with an Agent?

There is no answer of whether listing with a real estate agent fits every home seller. There are some questions to ask yourself before making the decision. It’s a project, and the financial impact is significant, so it is worth the time to go through this exercise.


Downtown Summerlin Mall

The next time you decide to plan a trip to Las Vegas, you should consider adding the Summerlin Mall Las Vegas to your list of places you can’t afford to miss. For those who love to shop, there are dozens of boutiques and brand name stores to keep you looking your best during your stay in Sin City.

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4123 HALFMOON BAY Drive Las Vegas, NV 89115

4123 HALFMOON BAY Drive Las Vegas, NV 89115 is an Immaculate 3 bed/3 bath home nestled in a gated community with a pool for under $200k! Recently remodeled! Beautiful new laminate floors, freshly painted, dual sinks in the master bath with a large soaking tub! This home will not disappoint! Perfect for an investor or a first time home buyer!

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10 Reasons to Invest in a Solar Power System for Your Home

According to the Solar Industries Energy Association (SIEA), there are now more than 1.3 million solar installations in the United States, with a capacity of 53.3 gigawatts (GW). As a homeowner, though, you might be wondering if it a solar power system is worth the cost.


Las Vegas Real Estate Market Report – May 2018

Here’s a look at the Las Vegas Real Estate Market for May 2018. According to a report released on May 8th by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR), home sellers are slow to place homes on the market. This delay is causing a shrinking inventory, an increase in prices, and a strong competition among home buyers. Let’s … Continued


Homes Sales for March Up, Inventory Down

Lawrence Yun from the NAR provides updates on the real estate market for March 2018 in this video.


The Complete List of Las Vegas Summer Camps

You now have options for Las Vegas Summer Camps that will best suit your child’s unique gifts and interests, allowing them to learn new skills in a safe and nurturing environment.

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David Lamer, your Las Vegas Real Estate Agent

Well, everyone, David Lamer here with Keller Williams, Las Vegas, Real Estate, the Lori Ballen Team. The other day I was asked a question why you should choose David Lamer as your real estate agent? Well, when you work with me, you’re working with an agent whose only goal is your success, success in purchasing … Continued

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