Retirement

Oct. 5, 2023

The Impact of High Housing Markets on Millennials: Homeownership, Retirement, and Financial Well-being

 

Millennials Home Buying

By Valerie Brown, Broker Owner of Visit Vegas Homes

 

In recent years, the dream of homeownership has faced significant challenges for many, especially millennials. This generation, born between 1981 and 1996, has encountered a formidable obstacle in the form of rising housing prices across the country. As millennials ...

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May 18, 2023

What To Know about Purchasing a Second Home

two homes made of wood

Deciding whether to acquire a second home, whether for recreational purposes or as a means to generate rental income, entails a substantial financial commitment. With two mortgages to cover and two sets of property taxes to address, the expenses and advantages associated with homeownership will amplify. Here's a guide ...

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May 16, 2023

Volcker Hike in 81 & Real Estate Got Done

1980s housing

What can we learn from the past? Volcker Hike in 81 & Real Estate Got Done, but it was no fun.  What does 2023 and beyond hold?

“History Doesn't Repeat Itself, but It Often Rhymes" - Mark Twain

The housing market is currently facing significant challenges, with rising mortgage ...

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April 15, 2023

All About Multigenerational Living

 

multigenerational family

If you’re exploring a multigenerational living situation, where your parents move in with you, or where you have grown children who need to still live at home,  having a private space for them is often best for everyone. An in-law suite is a private living space that can ...

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May 4, 2022

Las Vegas Bans Ornamental Grass

A deep look into the law banning ornamental grass. 

They are banning Ornamental Grass, you heard it correctly.  Does it sound a bit extreme? On the surface sure and it may be extraordinary, but hard times call for tough measures to be taken.

If you are new to ...

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May 3, 2022

What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

 

Picture of a Framed Home looking Up from the floor.

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that's already on the market or build a new one. And since the supply of homes available for sale today is low, you’re willing to consider either avenue. While ...

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April 1, 2022

Where will Mortgage Rates Go From Here?

 

15 wood square blocks, 1 with a questions mark.

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

Lemur with mouth open surprised. For Rent Sign, Rents Sky rocketing

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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Dec. 16, 2021

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

Marker Drawn House on Clear board

 

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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