North Las Vegas Demolishing Abandoned Homes

North Las Vegas City officials are bulldozing abandoned homes that have become targets for criminal activity and squatters.  This is a practice that has become popular in the Rust Belt and officials felt is a necessary step to take in order to eliminate the ugly eyesores of these vacant houses. Asbestos removal and demolition began […]







Amazing Customer Service

As most of our past clients know, every year, we at LasVegasHomeSpecialist drop by in December with a gift bag in which are a card and a little token of our appreciation.  Often the token is a western themed tree ornament.  For the last ten years, those ornaments have come from the Cowboy Christmas Show […]



Things That Go Bump In The Night

I read a recent story about a Missouri woman who discovered the home she was renting had been the site of murder and torture by a serial killer. When she requested the landlord release her from the lease, the landlord, who was the mother of the killer, refused. Opinions on social media flew all over, […]




2014 So Far So Good

The latest numbers released from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors showed that median prices continued to increase throughout the first half of 2014.  This is especially good news considering that sale numbers fell, inventory improved and investors were less active. The median price of a single family home in June was $199,900, which […]



Ruby Mountains Exploration

Last week my wife and I decided to take our second trip up to Northern Nevada to do some hiking up in the Ruby Mountains/Lamoille Canyon National Forest.  For those of you who have not ventured up to this part of our state, it is a beautiful area that is primed for wildlife viewing and […]