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Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

While prices have been rising in Las Vegas since the housing bust decimated the real estate market there, Zillow economists think the market still has room to grow. Its 4.8% projected growth rate for this year is higher than any other market analyzed by the site for this report.

Sales of new homes, in particular, are booming in Las Vegas, and also alleviating some of the inventory issues seen in other markets. “We are a great deal, if you’re coming to Las Vegas from Southern California or the Northeast,” says David Tina, president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. “You’re going to get a lot of bang for your buck.” Continue reading “Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers”

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Las Vegas House Flippers Again Show Handsome Profits, Report Shows

A home listed for rent by Invitation Homes at 9330 Weeping Water Avenue in Las Vegas on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Miranda Alam/Las Vegas Review-Journal @miranda_alam

House flipping has been a favorite pastime in Las Vegas for years.

And lately, the get-rich-quick tactic has reached its most lucrative level since the bubbly days of old.

Las Vegas house flippers booked an average gross profit of $51,500 per deal in the first quarter. That’s up 29 percent from the same period last year and the biggest haul since at least early 2005, according to Attom Data Solutions, which defines a flip as selling a home within a year of buying it. Continue reading “Las Vegas House Flippers Again Show Handsome Profits, Report Shows”

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Grill Explodes, Injures 4 in Apartment Complex

People who lit a grill before it exploded said they aren’t to blame for the incident that sent 4 people to the hospital.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Four people were hospitalized when a barbecue grill exploded at their apartment complex Saturday.

The explosion happened at the South Boulevard Apartments near Las Vegas Boulevard and Cactus Avenue.

A victim who asked to remain anonymous told 13 Action News she was following necessary instructions when the propane tank exploded near the pool area. Continue reading “Grill Explodes, Injures 4 in Apartment Complex”

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Local Apartment Rents and the Millennial Job Market

Your local apartment rental market can be an unexpected source of stories that focus on the job market for millennials. (Image by “jarmoluk” via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

Job and wage growth are key factors in driving local and regional economies. But don’t overlook the impact of affordable rents, especially for millennials just getting established in their careers. Continue reading “Local Apartment Rents and the Millennial Job Market”

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Apartments Evacuated During Standoff near Nellis, Las Vegas Boulevards

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Las Vegas police evacuated an apartment complex near Nellis and North Las Vegas boulevards after a suspect barricaded himself inside one of the units.

Police say the incident stemmed from a fight between the male suspect, his girlfriend and his ex-girlfriend. They were all inside a vehicle together and then pulled into a location on Las Vegas Boulevard. Continue reading “Apartments Evacuated During Standoff near Nellis, Las Vegas Boulevards”

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Las Vegas Homicide: Neighbor Kills Neighbor In What May Be Self Defense

A man shot and killed his neighbor early Tuesday morning in what police say may have been an act of self defense. It happened around 6:30 along South Decatur Boulevard near Sahara Avenue.

The shooter told police he had woken up to find his neighbor in his apartment with a knife.

The man was shot once in the chest. Continue reading “Las Vegas Homicide: Neighbor Kills Neighbor In What May Be Self Defense”

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Renting or Buying Apartment Las Vegas.

When you decide to either buy or rent an apartment in Las Vegas, there are certain factors you should consider so as to be sure that you are saving as much money as possible. Here are some tips on how to save some money when renting or buying an apartment Las Vegas.

Save In Advance.
You should start saving for the new place at least three months before your move. This will ensure that once you get the chance to look for a good apartment, you will be able to pay for it. You should have enough for the estimated price and extra for fees that may come about such as realtor fees Continue reading “Renting or Buying Apartment Las Vegas.”

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How to Get a Good Apartment Las Vegas.

when looking for an apartment, it is important to know how to do it properly in order to save yourself some money and get the best apartment at the same time. Moving can be quite costly which is why you need to save as much as you can. Here are some good tips on how to get the best apartment Las Vegas.

Move During Low Season.
Find out the times when people are most likely to move then avoid them. These times are guaranteed to make the prices shoot up. Renting during low season will ensure you get a good apartment at lower prices. Continue reading “How to Get a Good Apartment Las Vegas.”

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Tips For Renting an Apartment in Las Vegas

Renting an apartment, especially for the first time is not an easy task. That’s because you do not know much about the renting process. As a student, you may seek the assistance of your parents, relatives or friends located Las Vegas when looking for an ideal apartment. By now you may think that apartment renting is almost impossible, especially in such a region, but there are some helpful tips that can make the process easier.

First and foremost, you will want to decide the amount of money that you can afford to set aside for renting an apartment. Take a decision on the kind of apartment you can afford to rent based on your budget or salary. Some adverts will indicate the price that you’ll have to pay, and in some cases, you may have to contact the owner and negotiate a price. There are numerous ads online, but be careful since some of them are scams. If you are asked for personal details when inquiring about a certain apartment ad, don’t bother replying. Continue reading “Tips For Renting an Apartment in Las Vegas”

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3 Ways To Find Apartments In Las Vegas

Finding apartments in Las Vegas can be a challenge. However, it doesn’t have to be difficult, at least it isn’t when you know how to find them. With that said, below are a few ways to find apartments in Las Vegas.

1. Newspapers- Newspapers often have a classified section for real estate, which includes apartment rentals. What you want to do is find a few newspapers that serve the Las Vegas area and check out their real estate section. You should check the Sunday papers because the Sunday papers tend to contain a lot more listings than listings found in the weekday newspapers. Continue reading “3 Ways To Find Apartments In Las Vegas”