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, […]




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 […]