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May 10, 2022

Rents are rising! See how much prices are up in Las Vegas!

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Check out this handy tool from the Washington Post, where you can check how high rents have increased since 2019. In Clark County, Nevada rents are up 28.5%. Based on multifamily rentals in counties with at least 1,000 units. 

Avoiding the Rental Trap in 2022

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May 7, 2022

Is More Inventory On the Way in Las Vegas?

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Are more homes coming to the market in 2022? Is the Real Estate Shift happening now? 

According to a Realtor.com report, About 64% of prospective home sellers plan to list their properties by the end of August 2022. Of these tentatively planned sales, a sizable 43% of those ...

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April 1, 2022

Where will Mortgage Rates Go From Here?

 

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Based on the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has increased by 1.2% (3.22% to 4.42%) since January of this year. The rate jumped by more than a quarter of a point from just a week ago. Here’s a visual ...

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Feb. 2, 2022

Rents Soar: 18% Year-Over-Year

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by Valerie Brown, Realtor with Realty Edge in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Over the past 12 months, rent prices spiked by an unprecedented 17.8 percent nationally. If you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices and increasing  ...

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Jan. 19, 2022

No Wave of Foreclosures in the Housing Market

 


by Valerie M. Brown, Realtor at Realty Edge

When mortgage forbearance plans were first announced and the pandemic surged through the country in early 2020, many homeowners were allowed to pause their mortgage payments. Some analysts were concerned that once the forbearance program ended, the housing market would experience ...

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Dec. 16, 2021

Buy Vs. Rent in Las Vegas: Which One Should You Choose?

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According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas is one of the best places to live in the U.S., especially for those looking for an affordable home. The city's real estate market has grown by a staggering 223.54% over the last decade. The market caters to ...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Homeownership, Mortgage Debt & Retirement

 

Homeownership, Mortgage Debt & Retirement -What you need to know

Homeownership, Mortgage Debt & Retirement, are all things to think about when buying a home. Purchasing a home is a dream for pretty much everyone. Why throw good money behind bad rent money? Why pay someone else's mortgage ...

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July 20, 2017

Retirees Strike Gold in Nevada

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Nevada!  The name alone strikes chords of glitz, glamour, gold, and gambling! This is a big thanks to Las Vegas, Nevada’s largest city. However, the state has a lot to offer; affordable homes, a low cost of living, low property tax rates, no state income tax, and no inheritance ...

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July 1, 2017

What is a 1031 Exchange?

What is a 1031 Exchange?          

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By Valerie Brown

Have you heard of a 1031 Exchange?  A transaction involving a 1031 Exchange is a way the tax code allows you to sell your investment property, buy a new investment property, and defer all of the ...

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May 26, 2017

Seven Advantages to Purchasing A Home

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Whether you have been thinking of purchasing a home for some time now, or maybe haven’t really ever considered the matter; here are some financial advantages to owning your own home.

  • Tax Advantages
  • Inflation Shield
  • Cost Reductions
  • Appreciation
  • Equity
  • Social Responsibility
  • Financial Responsibility

 

There are many ADVANTAGES to ...

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