2018 Tax Plan – Home Ownership

The tax plan passed by Congress last year may effect the deductions taken for home ownership.  Here are some of the changes the plan makes. MORTGAGE INTEREST – The mortgage interest deduction has been reduced from $1,000,000 for a married couple filing jointly to $750,000.  For people who are single or married, but filing separately, […]




Liberty Bell Arch Hike

Over the Holidays I went with some of my family members for a  new hike that is only about 30 minutes outside of Henderson.  The hike is called the Liberty Bell Arch. To get there you drive over the Hoover Dam bypass bridge into Arizona.  You get off the highway at the White Rock Canyon […]



6 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment

A 20% down payment is a significant chunk of change. But with enough time to prepare and a little bit of creative budgeting, you’ll be able to save up for your new home sooner than you think. Follow these helpful budgeting tips to get started! Break Down Your Budget While it’s never a bad idea […]






Why I Hired A Buyer’s Agent

Guest post by Charlotte H I’ve been working in some aspect or the other of residential real estate for over 20 years and have spent over 15 of those years working directly with Realtors, so I have a pretty good idea of how home purchases and sales go. My husband and I recently purchased a […]



November 2017 Las Vegas Market Update

November Las Vegas area real estate showed signs of the seasonal cooling we see every holiday season.  Although the market is following a predictable seasonal slow-down when compared to the rest of 2017, when we compare the market to previous years, we are seeing strong signs of sustainable growth. Number of homes sold November 2015; […]