Category Archives: Sellers


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 […]



Legislative Update On Mortgage Relief Act

Recently my broker invited the lobbyist for the Nevada Association of Realtors to speak at our office.  He had just returned from Washington, D.C. and one of the topics he discussed was the status of the extension of the Mortgage Relief Act, originally enacted in 2007 by President Bush, and extended twice since, which expired […]




Can This Hot Market Go On Forever?

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about not fearing another bubble in the Las Vegas area real estate market (“Don’t Fear A Bubble Burst”). Basically put, there are actually very few similarities between the explosive growth in the market we saw about 10 years ago and what we’re seeing today, with the exception that prices […]



50% Of Valley Homes Now Above Water

With home prices on the rise throughout the Valley, more than 50% of Valley homeowners are finally above water.  This means that their homes are worth more than they owe on it. According to Zillow, the share of locals that have negative equity fell to 48.4% in the second quarter of this year compared to […]



July Market Update

Las Vegas area real estate continues to heat up like our summer temperatures. Sale prices keep edging upward gradually, continuing a pattern we’ve been seeing for some time. In fact, according to real estate data collector CoreLogic, Nevada was the top state for home price appreciation over a 12 month period ending May 2013, with […]



Curb Appeal

In today’s hyper-competitive real estate market it can be a “price war and beauty contest”.  A home’s front entry is the focal point of its curb appeal.  Here are a few easy projects.  A blast of color with paint, a custom door, polished fixtures and colorful containers and plants make the entrance inviting.  House numbers and […]



Home Prices Continue to Go Up

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors has released new numbers for home sales for the month of June. Prices were up 2.9 percent over the previous month, bringing the median home price to $175,000. One year ago, the median price was $131,785. At its highest price, the median price for a house in Las […]



Report: U.S. Home Prices on the Rise

Much to the elation of home sellers everywhere, home prices are on the rise in nearly all states, according to a recent report from the real estate researcher CoreLogic. Evidently, 48 states showed year-over-year gains in April. Meanwhile, home prices also showed month-over-month gains between March and April. As a result, home sellers from California to […]