Hiking Black Mountain

Olga and I took a strenuous hike last weekend.  We went up to the top of Black Mountain.  The hike starts in Anthem at the Shadow Canyon Trail-head. Overall  it is almost 8 miles in and out and the elevation gain  is slightly over 2000 feet.  This is one of the more difficult hikes we […]




Unique Homes in Las Vegas

I was chatting with a client this morning and she expressed an interest in unique homes – geodesic domes and Victorian style.  I did some Googling and came across an article from the Las Vegas Review Journal about a unique neighborhood on the far east side of our valley.  People have built a variety of […]






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, […]