Giving Homeless Homes Saves Money$

People who are chronically homeless tend to have mental health or substance abuse issues which prevent them from being in stable living conditions.  The general consensus has been that a person must be dealing with the causes which led to their homelessness before providing permanent housing.  Taking medication and being in treatment for substance abuse […]



Grants For Homebuyers

A new grant program to assist homebuyers has been announced by the Nevada Housing Division.  The Home Is Possible initiative offers qualified buyers a grant of up to 4 percent of the loan to be put towards a down payment or closing costs.  Loans approved for this grant are FHA, VA and rural development loans.  […]



Downtown Container Park

I recently made my first visit to the Downtown Las Vegas Container Park.  It was a very enjoyable experience.  For those that have not yet ventured down to see it, I would definitely recommend a visit.  The Container Park is located on 7th and Fremont just a few blocks east of the Fremont Street Experience. […]







Post Short Sale Loans

An article written by the current president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Heidi Kasama, was published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sunday.  The column, titled On the House, is a question and answer format with the current president of GLVAR answering questions submitted by members of the public.  This article, titled […]



You Want Neighborhood Information

When searching for homes on line, buyers may wonder if a home they like is in a neighborhood in which they want to live.  A good place to search for homes and to set up criteria to receive listings as they come on the market is http://search.lasvegashomespecialist.com/idx/12945/basicSearch.php. Next, to see if a house is in […]



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 […]