Retirement

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?

 

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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

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?

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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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