Oct. 30, 2012

Ask the Agent – The 8 steps to buying your first home

I have always rented, but everyone keeps telling me that it’s a really good time to buy right now. Where do I start? -Maggie in Las Vegas

Step #1: Decide

Congratulations for taking the first step towards home ownership! I must agree, now is a wonderful time to be a ...

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Posted in Buying, Financing
Oct. 24, 2012

Ask the Agent – Home Business

Welcome to the first installment of our new feature, “Ask the Agent” – where your questions are answered by the local real estate guru, Bill Jenkins. Bill has served the Henderson area for 17 years and thus has seen the ups and down of the local market up close. As ...

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Oct. 17, 2012

Changing seasons affect home buyers' habits

All over the country, leaves are changing and temperatures are dropping. Fall brings thoughts of warm, cozy nights by the fireplace, drinking hot cider, and sending the kids back to school. The autumn breezes also bring on many more closings for first-time home buyers. How does the season affect your ...

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Oct. 3, 2012

Do you need cash to buy homes in Henderson?

Henderson real estate prices have seen a 15 percent increase since this time last year. Some local experts are saying that may be due to investors snatching up all the properties before those with financing can get to them. Is there a shortage of affordable houses available in the greater ...

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Sept. 30, 2012

Las Vegas Investor Gambles $550 Million for Potential Future Gain

Michael Shustek (a Las Vegas real estate investor) is betting $550 million that he can make a profit from a few of the markets in the nation that were hit hard by the faltering economy.  Shustek's new investment fund, MVP REIT, is attempting to raise up to $550 ...

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Sept. 27, 2012

VA Home Loans - information worth repeating

If you or your spouse served in the military, you may be able to get a VA loan. The Department of Veterans Affairs home loans program might just be able to help you purchase a home, even if you have been denied by more conventional lenders or don’t have a ...

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