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Tips for Selling Your House for the First Time

July 11, 2018 @ 9:57 am

It's a great time to be a seller in the Las Vegas. It's no secret that Las Vegas' home prices have trended upward over the last few years. Las Vegas Review-Journal recently wrote an article about how prices are getting close to pre-recess...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends – Week of 7/9

July 10, 2018 @ 8:43 pm

There have been quite a few changes in the housing market as move deeper into July. Last month, the Las Vegas Valley housing market took a dip. Recently, we've been experienced an increase in the median price. When it came to market inventory, ...

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HOW TO: Buy a Home with $0 Closing Costs & $0 Down Payment

July 8, 2018 @ 6:17 pm

If you missed our Facebook Live mini-seminar on the (fast-dissapearing) down payment (and closing costs!) assistance program, here we are in video form. The program will be gone within a couple of weeks, so jump on board now! Contact us at www....

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1523 Villa Rica, Henderson, NV 89052

New Listing! Golf Course Home at 1523 Villa Rica!

July 6, 2018 @ 4:26 pm

 Address: 1523 Villa Rica, Henderson, NV 89052 Price: $2,100,000 Size: 6,409 sf, 4 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms Stunning golf course home in popular Seven Hills. With gorgeous views of Rio Secco golf course and the valley, t...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends – Week of 7/2

July 3, 2018 @ 7:55 pm

Earlier in the month, a Las Vegas Review-Journal wrote that Las Vegas might get back to its pre-recession price. The median price of a house decreased during June. Moreover, market inventory has increased since the beginning of June. The...

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New Listing! Incredible Seven Hills estate in Henderson!

June 29, 2018 @ 10:45 pm

 Incredible Seven Hills estate with views of the Las Vegas Strip, a spectacular gourmet kitchen, and stunning vaulted ceilings. Upstairs loft w/wet bar, theater room, imported marble floors, custom iron stair railing, custom cabi...

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4 Desert Landscaping Tips in Las Vegas

June 28, 2018 @ 7:03 pm

You finally did it! First, you learned what it took to get a mortgage, then you saved up and bought that house. Everything seems fine, but there are still some tasks that need your attention. One of the tasks happens to be keeping your fron...

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Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas During the 4th of July

June 28, 2018 @ 4:34 pm

Independence Day is coming up! For many, 4th of July brings thoughts of fireworks, sprinklers, and the flag. There is always some fun activity or event going on in Las Vegas. The key is finding the best one for you. When it comes to celebra...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends – Week of 6/25

June 26, 2018 @ 5:42 pm

Back in December, Realtor.com predicted that Las Vegas would be one of the top real estate markets of 2018. Our last report took a look at how the market has changed since the beginning of the year. Market inventory has decreased while prices h...

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Las Vegas is the top real estate market

Las Vegas Named Top Housing Market for 2018

June 22, 2018 @ 9:27 pm

Las Vegas has been named the top housing market by Realtor.com! In order to be on the list, the city has a strong economic market and have affordable housing. A good chunk of Las Vegas's economy centers around casino industry. More attempts h...

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Online Resources That Will Make Your House Search Easier

June 22, 2018 @ 6:53 pm

Searching for a new home can be exciting, but also stressful. One of the best ways to combat the stress is finding helpful online resources that will make your home search smoother. A ton of resources that can help you are available for fre...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends – Week of 6/18

June 21, 2018 @ 5:43 pm

As seen in our last other real estate market reports, the Las Vegas Valley real estate market has been doing extremely well this year. Compared to last week, this week has seen a decrease in the median price and an increase in inventory. We use...

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Desert Gardening 101 in Las Vegas

June 15, 2018 @ 9:04 pm

If you've moved to Las Vegas, you've probably noticed the lack of grass. There is a whole bunch of rocks and some dirt. The dirt is almost as hard as the rocks at here. Even so, if you like the idea of growing your own food, transforming so...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends – Week of 6/11

June 14, 2018 @ 6:38 pm

There is a lot of talk about how well the Las Vegas market has been doing. For instance, Las Vegas homes are experiencing appreciation. Even so, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. How fast are prices going up and are houses really get...

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How to get used to a new city - Las Vegas

4 Ways to Explore Your New City

June 7, 2018 @ 6:50 pm

It can take time to readjust to a new place. The move may have been exhausting but now it's time for the next challenge: getting used to your new city. For some, the move isn't too bad. They might have once lived in the area or visited a lot....

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Fun Festivals in Las Vegas this Summer

Fun Festivals in Las Vegas this Summer

June 2, 2018 @ 12:04 am

During the summer, there are a lot of fun activities happening in Las Vegas. The summer is one of the best times to have a festival. Here's a list of film and music festivals in Las Vegas to check out.  The Las Vegas Film Festival  ...

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Fun Runs in Las Vegas and Henderson this Summer

Fun Runs in Las Vegas this Summer

May 31, 2018 @ 6:58 pm

Finding fun activities in Las Vegas isn't difficult. There is so much to do. With so many options, it's hard choosing an activity. This is what makes fun runs so great. Fun runs still keep running as the main focus, but add an extra elem...

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Trends in May

May 25, 2018 @ 11:30 pm

Looking to buy or sell soon? Knowing what's going on in the market right now will help you. If it's a buyer's market, then someone looking to buy a home will have an easier time finding an affordable home. A buyer's market occurs when there ...

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Trending in New Home Building - Mid-century Modern

What’s Trending in New Home Building

May 8, 2018 @ 6:07 pm

As I spend time showing new construction homes to buyers in many different price ranges, it's remarkable how often what's old has become hot again. The tastes of the consumer shift over the generations but often the tastes for 20-40 years ago c...

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Tips for Moving With Pets

January 1, 2018 @ 6:27 pm

Pre-Move Get a tight new collar and an updated tag with easy-to-read name and number. Get vet records so that you can transfer them to your pet’s new doc. Take your time packing. Cramming everything into boxes the night before a ...

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Las Vegas’ Newest Spot – AXE Monkeys

November 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

Axe Monkeys just opened last week in Las Vegas. They are the only spot in Las Vegas where you can throw an axe (legally)! You are able to throw for 1 hour or 2 hours. It's a unique experience and comes with a great workout.   3 Reasons...

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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

October 10, 2017 @ 4:06 pm

Most home buyers start the process anxious, excited, nervous, and some are downright terrified. It’s natural. A home is a largest and most expensive purchase that most people will make in a lifetime. It can either turn out to be a complet...

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Signs that Now is the Time to Sell Your Home

October 10, 2017 @ 4:06 pm

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or you need to downsize after your kids leave the nest. Whatever your motivations, you want to make sure that you’re ti...

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Remodeling Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value

October 10, 2017 @ 4:06 pm

There are two ways to think about remodeling projects that will boost your home’s value; you can get one or two major remodels done or opt for a bunch of small fixes. Depending on your budget and your timetable, one approach may be better for...

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Real Estate Market Report for Las Vegas

November 2, 2016 @ 5:58 pm

Curious to know how the Las Vegas market is doing? Check out some of the stats below from last month.  Average days on the market for single family homes is 28 Median listing price for single family homes is $239,157 Num...

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CGROUP Gives Back to the Community

October 26, 2016 @ 6:09 pm

On Wednesday, October 19th, everyone at CGroup participated in the 3rd Annual REALTORS in the Classroom event. The event was put on by Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada and Nevada Certified Residential Specialists (CRS). Shawn was th...

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Why Choose Us?

October 5, 2016 @ 6:18 pm

Your home is the ultimate reflection of you, your style, and your taste. Shouldn’t your home buying experience reflect your values, too? You'll find many REALTORS in the Las Vegas area, but not many that do more than just help you buy o...

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Five Key Steps in the Mortgage Underwriting Process

July 27, 2016 @ 6:08 pm

Between loan approval and closing, your lender is doing a lot of work behind the scenes in a process called underwriting. Here are five things the lender does during underwriting. Underwriting verification After the housing crisis o...

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4 Loans that Affect Your Mortgage Worthiness

4 Loans that Affect Your Mortgage Worthiness

July 7, 2016 @ 4:31 pm

Different types of debt can boost your credit score — but over-borrowing can hurt you. When you’re shopping for a mortgage, your credit score is a really big deal; it can make or break your mortgage approval and ultimately determine ...

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“Is It a Safe Area?”

June 21, 2016 @ 5:50 pm

One question I am asked as often as any by homebuyers: “Is it a safe area?”  And I wanted to take a moment and flesh out my standard answer which is: “I don’t know.” Of course, I have an opinion, everyone has an opinion.  In ...

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Home Loan Process 101

June 6, 2016 @ 4:51 pm

When it comes to the home loan process, you should know the difference between pre-qualification, pre-approval, and full loan approval. Below is the Home Loan Process 101 infographic. It goes over the differences between pre-qualification, pre-...

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Las Vegas Neighborhood Guide

Las Vegas Neighborhood Guide

June 2, 2016 @ 5:32 pm

Las Vegas is a series of loosely woven planned communities and small neighborhoods, tied together by major arterial roads and shared shopping malls. As a result, individual neighborhoods are much more homogenous here, meaning one may not di...

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Winning the bidding war

Winning the Bidding War

May 4, 2016 @ 5:17 pm

It’s the home-buying situation that every prospective homeowner dreads. You’ve found your dream house. You can picture how you’ll decorate it. All you have to do is make an offer and close the financing. But lo and behold, someone els...

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What Does It Take to Get a Mortgage?

April 27, 2016 @ 7:20 pm

There’s no question, it’s a great time to get a mortgage. Average rates on 30-year fixed-rate loans are around or under 3.75 percent (click here for current rates). If you are ready to buy a home, it may be savvy to peruse more info...

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10 House Hunting Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

April 20, 2016 @ 6:55 pm

Ready to buy your first home? Searching for your dream house can be an exciting and nerve-raking experience. Here are a few suggestions to make your home buying process easier and help you get into your new home sooner! Find a real estat...

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Do’s & Don’ts for the Home Loan Process

April 16, 2016 @ 6:33 pm

Above is a list of some great do's and don'ts for first time home buyers. Many of them are little things you may not think of until it is too late. Once you decide to buy a home, you don't want anything to change in your financial situation...

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Positive Housing Outlook as Mortgage Rates Remain Low

April 14, 2016 @ 6:42 pm

This past weekend was the Real Estate Expo at the Cashman Event Center. Before starting on Friday, they hosted a seminar that discussed the housing outlook for 2016 for Las Vegas. Dennis Smith, President of Home Builders Research, present...

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Common Mistakes to Avoid as a First Time Homebuyer

March 23, 2016 @ 4:08 pm

Buying a home requires many steps from start to finish and can be quite challenging. Buying a home is a big decision so not making common mistakes will help make for a better experience. The most common mistakes people make while purchasing...

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5 Compromises Worth Making When Buying a Home

March 7, 2016 @ 4:33 pm

The post 5 Compromises Worth Making When Buying a Home appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com. Home buyers often start their search with a long list of must-haves … only to find they need to whittle it way down onc...

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Las Vegas Housing Prices Dip 0.9% in July

August 12, 2015 @ 5:55 pm

According to a new report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Las Vegas housing resale prices dipped slightly in July with the median sales price at $218,000, down by 0.9 percent from the month prior but still up 9 percent f...

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Part 5 of the Home-Buying Process: Closing the Sale

August 5, 2015 @ 6:45 pm

Ready to close the sale?  There are a few things you might want to know on the way... First off, you'll deal with a title officer who will help you review and organize all the documents you will need to close. There will be loads of paperwo...

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Part 4 of the Home-Buying Process: The Offer

July 28, 2015 @ 6:39 pm

Once you've worked with your REALTOR® to figure out the home and price that's right for you, it's time to make your offer! First, you and your REALTOR® will submit an offer sheet which will then be presented to the seller and listing age...

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Part 3 of the Home-Buying Process: The Search

July 22, 2015 @ 6:18 pm

Once you've acquired your pre-approval letter and are familiar with what you can afford, it's finally time to begin the anxiously awaited house hunt! This is the fun part. First, you'll need to consider your most pressing requirements includ...

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Part 2 of the Homebuyer Process: Mortgage Lending 101

July 14, 2015 @ 6:18 pm

If you're like most homebuyers and don't have the cash to pay up front for a home, the first thing you'll need to do is seek out a competitively-priced loan for your buying needs. This can be done by finding yourself a mortgage lender. The l...

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Step 1: Know When You’re Ready to Buy

July 8, 2015 @ 7:03 pm

Take home tip: "Plan for the house you can afford now, not later!" Knowing when you're ready, also known as the first step of the home buying process - is something I always push to every home buyer. If buyers bought when "they" were ready i...

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10 Most Undervalued Housing Markets

July 2, 2015 @ 5:50 pm

Las Vegas made #3 on CNN Money's latest "10 Most Undervalued Housing Markets" List! According to the list, from 2006-2010 median home prices in Las Vegas were 40.55% less than the national average! CNN Money also noted that new home c...

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Las Vegas Seeing Growth in Low Down Payment Mortgages

June 25, 2015 @ 4:50 pm

According to a recent report from RealtyTrac, the number of Clark County borrowers making low down payments jumped to 36 percent in the first quarter, up 31 percent from the year before. As a result, Clark County had the third-lowest down p...

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It’s Getting More Expensive to be a Renter

June 9, 2015 @ 4:26 pm

According to a recent report from Zillow, rents in April were 4% higher than a year before. This outpaced home prices which rose by 3% and was the fastest increase in two years. In Las Vegas specifically, rent prices rose 2.1% in April from las...

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Financing a First Home

May 20, 2015 @ 4:08 pm

Although financing a first home can be challenging, buyers who are prepared and know what they can afford up front can help expedite the process and save themselves unnecessary headaches later. Before starting your home search, follow these...

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Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors

April 29, 2015 @ 4:34 pm

The right interior paint colors can transform the entire appearance of your home. The interior colors of your home significantly influence the atmosphere of the home and thereby, influence the moods of people in the home. The colors you ...

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First Quarter 2015 Housing Summary

April 22, 2015 @ 5:08 pm

During the first quarter of 2015, home prices increased each month by an average of 7.6% over the first quarter of 2014. Closed properties have dropped by an average of 2.3%. Short sale closings have decreased from 1,149 to 704. Cash transa...

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Buyers Seek Smart Homes

April 15, 2015 @ 4:50 pm

With their calendars crammed with things to do and places to go, today’s busy families want to spend as little time as possible handling mundane household chores. To help families stay organized, newer homes are being built with customize...

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Rent Vs. Buy Vs. Live with Mom and Dad

March 31, 2015 @ 4:22 pm

"Assuming your finances are in good shape -- you are gainfully employed, have six months of savings in the bank and money for a down payment -- then the smartest money move you can make is buying a home now. Interest rates are rock bottom, ...

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Homebuyers: Is It the Right Time to Buy?

March 25, 2015 @ 3:50 pm

Are you on the fence as to whether or not it's the right time for you to buy a home? Watch this video for some insight on today's market and why the spring buying season could be the right time for you. Key points to take note of: I...

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The “Starbucks Effect”: Higher Home Prices

March 12, 2015 @ 4:04 pm

Great tip when searching for your next home - according to a new report from real estate research group Zillow, the value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't. Whether you drink coffee or not, inv...

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It’s Easier to Get a Mortgage in 2015

March 4, 2015 @ 8:03 pm

In response to rising home prices, lighter down payment requirements and new rules that limit lender's liability have improved the playing field for today's home buyers. This lightening of restrictions opens the door to many buyers who have...

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Nevada Sees Rapid Growth in Solar Industry Jobs

February 17, 2015 @ 8:02 pm

According to a report released Thursday, the solar industry has generated 3,500 new jobs in Nevada in the past year. This was a 146 percent increase over 2013, pushing Nevada to No. 1 in the nation in solar jobs per capita. In terms of t...

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Happy National Mentoring Month

January 2, 2015 @ 4:59 pm

January is National Mentoring Month!  As one our company's values, we always want to make sure you know about opportunities to get involved with mentoring youth in our community. Big Brothers Big Sisters has a goal to recruit 30 bigs in...

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