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Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix

Are you having trouble finding something fun for the entire family to enjoy together? Then, you should come check out Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix Family Fun Center and be ready to race, ride, slide and eat! The adventure is waiting, just a short drive conveniently off of US 95 and Rainbow Boulevard in the … Continued

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How to Handle a Counter-Offer | A Seller’s Guide to Negotiations

Negotiations and counter-offers are a normal part of the home selling process. With a little to and fro, you can soon reach a deal you’re happy with. Here’s how you get there.

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Does the Seller or Real Estate Agent Have to Disclose if someone Died in the Home?

If you are shopping for a home to rent or purchase in Nevada, you may want to recognize particular facts about the home. Some people feel strongly about a past occupier of a home or someone else having had died in the house and would want to be informed in case such a thing happened. … Continued

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Questions to Ask when Finding a Real Estate Agent

With over 2.5 million real estate agents out there finding the right one for your transaction is tough. Interviewing potential candidates is the only way to go when finding a Real Estate Agent with the personality, credentials, and experience to really fight your corner. 

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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. Sound is one of the inescapable components of sin city, from beeps … Continued

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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


Things to Do Around Lake Mead – Las Vegas, NV

Lake Mead is one of the largest reservoirs in the United States. Connected by the Colorado River and stemming off of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead is more than 112 miles long when full, with almost 800 miles of shoreline and more than 500 feet at its greatest depth. However, Lake Mead hasn’t reached full … Continued



This is a game lovers paradise, with an 8,700 square foot arcade floor, a multi-player online computer gaming area, eight lanes for bowling, and more! Games include Star Wars, Pac-Man, Typhoon, Tekken 5, and Mario Bros. GameWorks Location: 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. South #171, Las Vegas, NV 89119 Phone: 702-978-4263 Hours: Sunday – Thursday from … Continued

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Southwest Las Vegas Zip Code Report

Here’s what’s happening in the Southwest Las Vegas Real Estate Market. We’ve taken the time to provide home sales and inventory reports for each the Southwest area. If you are looking to buy or sell a house in Southwest Las Vegas, Contact us. Active Listing Volume Month Active Listings, $ Volume Jan $1,323,957,372 Feb $1,333,815,611 … Continued

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Jammyland, Reggae Lounge in Downtown Las Vegas

Come visit Las Vegas’s newest watering hole in the Arts District – Jamaican themed lounge Jammyland. With a welcoming front and back patio seating arrangement, including large, sharable fire pits, and funky stringed lighting reminiscent of island dĂ©cor, Jammyland is an inviting oasis. Back To Top You won’t just find funky artwork and vivid coloring … Continued


Las Vegas Real Estate Market Report – April 2018

Here’s a look at the Las Vegas Real Estate Market for April 2018. According to a report released on April 6th by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR), homes prices continue to rise while inventory numbers shrink as we head into spring. This Month in Real Estate A Look at Housing Stats March ended with a total … Continued

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Faiss Community Park and Aquatic Center in Summerlin

If you are looking for an amazing destination for family fun around Las Vegas, Faiss Community Park, and Aquatic Center is a great choice. This eight-acre park has numerous social amenities that play a major role in making the Summerlin community such a coveted place to live. With a huge playground, BBQ area, and an … Continued


How Far is Los Angeles from Las Vegas

Los Angeles is about a 4 hour to 5 hour drive from Las Vegas depending on traffic. It’s around 270 miles depending on your start and end point. By plane, the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 43 minutes and 236 miles. Looking to Buy or Sell Real Estate in Las Vegas … Continued


Bally’s Las Vegas Pool

What does the Pool Offer? The Blu Pool is an oversized outdoor swimming pool at Bally’s las vegas. Relax, and soak in the rays while you are catered to by poolside cocktail service. Enjoy DJ music, frozen cocktails, and reservable cabanas. 12′ deep pool Cabanas with personal service includes television, lounge chairs, fresh fruit, dining … Continued


The Best Happy Hours in Summerlin

When you want to go out, but aren’t feeling the brightness of The Strip, there are plenty of choices in Summerlin for Happy Hour fun. With unique drink specials, shareable small-plates, and even live entertainment, there’s somewhere for every #squad to cut loose and relax. Maggiano’s Little Italy in South Summerlin has Happy Hour Monday through … Continued

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