Category Archives: Tips for Agents

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The Right Time of Year to Sell in Las Vegas

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Timing is everything when it comes to getting the highest price you can in the Las Vegas real estate market. If you own a home that would appeal to families with children, you would do well to list your home according to the school calendar. Most families want to get settled into a new home in the summer before school starts. If your home is one that would attract baby boomer retirees or part-time residents, consider listing during the winter. In Las Vegas, the temperatures drop to the thirties at night during the winter, but then climb to the fifties and sixties during the day. According to an article by trulia.com, smart home sellers time their listing. A good Las Vegas Realtor can guide you so you don’t lose out on the current hot seller’s market . Your Realtor will fill you in on the seasonal trends in home searches.

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Alternatives to Short Sales in Las Vegas

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Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a “boomerang buyer” who lost a home due to foreclosure in the housing crisis, now’s a great time to jump into the housing market. Some people automatically gravitate to short sales in Las Vegas because they know they can get a bargain. Oftentimes, the current residents are maintaining the home and keeping the utilities going until the deal is completed. In other cases, the home sellers have already moved out, but the bank has agreed upon a sales amount that’s less than what the current owner owes on his or her mortgage. Because it can take so long for some short sales to go through, many first time and boomerang homebuyers are looking for alternatives to short sales to land an entry-level home.

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How to Handle a Low Appraisal for Your Custom Home in Las Vegas

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It’s natural to feel let down when a home appraisal for your custom home in Las Vegas comes back lower than your asking price. By working with an experienced Las Vegas Realtor who knows the best negotiation strategies, you’ll likely achieve the best outcome for you. At this time, it’s a seller’s market in Las Vegas where there’s a limited inventory but high demand for luxury custom homes. 

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