Real Estate News
Will I Owe Taxes for the Sale of My Home?
Fri, 07 Feb 2014

Will I Owe Taxes for the Sale of My Home? If you’re selling your primary residence, chances are you can avoid capital gains taxes entirely. The Section 121 Exclusion of the federal tax code specifies that the first $250,000 ($500,000 for joint ..[read more]

7 Tips to Sell Your Home In LAS VEGAS Quickly!!!
Thu, 30 Jan 2014

7 Tips to Sell Your Home Even in an improving market, selling your home is a stressful experience. There is a lot you can do to make it go smoothly. Here are some of the best ideas: 1. Start repairs and improvements as soon as possible. If you’..[read more]

National Inventory Tight, But Building Permits Rise ' Las Vegas Homes
Tue, 28 Jan 2014

National Inventory Tight, But Building Permits Rise Photo: Elenaleonova – iStockphoto The number of homes available for sale in October dropped 1.8 percent to 2.13 million. This represents a short 5.0 month supply at the current sales pace. Co..[read more]

What's Your Home's Price Tag Now?
Wed, 13 Nov 2013

  As the housing market bounces back in many parts of the country, you may be wondering: What’s my home worth now? There’s actually more than one answer, according to Scott Halliwell, a certified financial planner at USAA. He says yo..[read more]

4 Kitchen Renovation Ideas to Add Style and Function
Sun, 10 Nov 2013

The kitchen is the second most renovated room in American homes after the bathroom. Now, more than ever, it’s the heart of the American home. There are basic kitchen renovation ideas that appear on everyone’s list of wants'hanging lights ..[read more]

LAS VEGAS ' What Do Buyers Pay in Closing Costs?
Wed, 06 Nov 2013

A real estate closing is the time when all the agreements between the buyer and the seller are finalized. Since most closings do not involve a cash purchase, the final mortgage agreement is also signed on this day. Lenders will provide buyers with a ..[read more]

National Housing Market Trends ' Las Vegas Real Estate
Mon, 04 Nov 2013

National Housing Market Trends Photo: gregobagel – iStockphoto Home sales are up, setting the highest pace since February 2007. In August, total existing home sales increased by 1.7 percent, setting a sales pace 12.2 percent higher than a year..[read more]

Don't Make These Mistakes When Choosing a Home Improvement Contractor
Wed, 31 Jul 2013

Consumer complaints and lawsuits regarding home improvements are on the rise according to Ripoff Reports; a homeowner that does not do their homework before embarking on a project could find themselves with poor workmanship, inferior products, health..[read more]

5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Summer Vacation
Fri, 26 Jul 2013

Many homeowners spend their vacations worrying about all the things that could go wrong at home while they are away. These tips will help the vacationer get away from it all with more peace of mind. Security Systems A good security system isn’t..[read more]

Outfit Your Front Porch for Easy Summer Living
Fri, 19 Jul 2013

If you want to increase your home’s communal square footage without adding a room, the perfect answer could be right outside your front door. An existing porch is the ideal spot for entertaining or relaxing. Make it happen with strategic decora..[read more]