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Own or Rent? Las Vegas Housing market is Hot Hot Hot, buy now and invest in Vegas

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Once every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was just released not too long ago.

This survey revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. During the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by 5% ($5,200 today compared to $5,500 in 2013).

So the bottom line is that the numbers reveal that the net worth of a homeowner is over 44 times greater than that of a renter.

Quietly saving money and owning your American Dream:

The “American Dream” is to own your own home, it’s also a way of “Saving” due to the growth in equity of the home. That is considering your home is going up in value.

Many people don’t invest in anything more than their home.  They don’t save money, they don’t have CD’s or entertain the idea of investing in the stock market.

 

want to know more, call Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellece 702.321.9383

Most Popular Neighborhoods in Las Vegas, NV SUMMERLIN is number 1

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Hi everyone,

It’s Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence.  Thank you for checking this information out.

Top 10 Places to live in Las Vegas

Summerlin South

Summerlin North

The Lakes

Rancho Charleston

Buffalo

Sheep Mountain

Tule Springs

UMC

Centennial Hills

Enterprise, No not the car rental company ;0)

The Clark County area is growing so fast.  Las Vegas continues to have so many attractions for everyone of all ages to come and enjoy.  Most people who live in Vegas greatly appreciate our amenities.  The list is endless of fun and exciting things to do.  The shows on the strip, the night life of Vegas.  We almost have it all, only thing really missing is the Pacific Ocean, that problem can be solved easily, hop on a plane or jump in your car and in a few hours you’re there.

As far as Summerlin goes that is no surprise to me.  Summerlin is an amazing Master-Planned Community.  It has wonderful schools, walking trails, beautiful homes, it’s near Red Rock Canyon, Downtown Summerlin has amazing shopping, a movie theater, lots of restaurants and is very family oriented.

The Lakes is located very near Summerlin, it is a bit more established.  The houses maybe a little less pricey than Summerlin and the location is amazing.  Again, situated near shopping and restaurants.  They too have lots of walking trails and the trees and vegetation are nice and mature so it’s really beautiful.  Yes, it’s called the Lakes because they have man made Lakes within the community.

I have a secret about Tule Springs, builders have bought up over 18000 acres and will begin building soon.

Would you like more information about these communities?  Buzz me anytime, Penny O’Brien  @ 702.321.9383

 

 

 

 

the top 10 is via Zillow

 

 

Summerlin Las Vegas Nevada homes zips 89144, 89135, 89138

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

 

Hello Summerlin buyer/seller,

there is an estimate of:  439 Single family homes, townhomes and condos for sale, of which means they are in ER status ( no offers ) and Contingent Status ( offer accepted )  Inventory in Summerlin and the rest of the valley, including North Las Vegas, Henderson, NW and SW.

We need more sellers.  It’s the time to sell and buy here in Las Vegas.  Many people are selling and purchasing another place, either bigger or smaller depending on their personal needs.  Many other sellers are selling their homes and just cashing out their proceeds and either renting, moving in with family or leaving town.

My experience with helping buyers and sellers in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Henderson and the rest of the valley is extreme.  I have Happy Clients and I have the experience you’re looking for in a Realtor, I’d love if you’d like to talk with my clients.  They are amazing people and I have nothing to hide as far as any negative experiences.  P

thank you for your time, Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence, I put the Excellence in Real Estate

Call, text or email me anytime. 702.321.9383 GOwithPENNY@yahoo.com

White Coat buyers in Las Vegas. Realtor, Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Hi everyone,

Welcome to my blog about Las Vegas Real Estate. My daughter is a Pediatrician here in Las Vegas and I love helping all soon to be Doctors and medical Professionals.

I have access to all the homes, townhomes and condos here in Las Vegas, Henderson, Green Valley, Summerlin, SW, NW or North Las Vegas.

I have access to all NEW homes and re-sales.

FHA, VA, Conventional and Cash buyer.

Call me anytime, Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence 702.321.9383

 

 

 

Luxury Homes in Las Vegas, Realtor Penny O’Brien explains what “luxury” Real Estate Means

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Hi Everyone,
I trust you’re having a wonderful day! If you’re looking for LUXURY I can help you find LUXURY. Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence, I put the Excellence in Real Estate. 702.321.9383

When half the homes on the market are suddenly marketed as “luxury,” the definition of the word starts to not have too much meaning of importance to the word. “Luxury” real estate is defined differently across different markets, as property values, median resident income and area development varies widely depending on the metro area.  We all know a home in Beverly Hills that sells for $2.5 million may be called a luxury while some builders in Las Vegas, Summerlin and Henderson  are selling homes in the low $400’s calling them Luxury.

Within Las Vegas the median price home right now is:  ESTIMATES only:

The median home value in Las Vegas Metro is near $236,800. Las Vegas Metro home values have gone up a little over 11%.  The median list price per sf. in Las Vegas city area is $148. The median price of homes currently listed, in ER status and C, P Status in Las Vegas Metro is $285,000 while the median price of single family homes that sold is $244,868. The median rent price in Las Vegas Metro is $1,300-$1400 which is the same as the Nevadan median  price of around $1,350.

Buyers, sellers and Renters, Call, text or email me, Penny 702.321.9383

Las Vegas Realtor asks: How many Skittles are in the little package? Grape, Green Apple, Strawberry, Orange and Lemon

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Hi there,

just a fun fact blog today, cause everything in my life is related to Real Estate in some way shape or form.  For example: as I sit here blogging about Las Vegas Homes for sale and what is important about what my readers want to know about our Las Vegas market.  Yes, I’ve seen housing the same color as my skittles. Many of them actually.  Most of these homes are located in housing areas that have NO HOA’s.

I just opened a little pack of bite size skittles.  Really never paying attention to anything but the love of them and how they make me happy.  I glanced down to see the pretty colors sitting there.  I was struck with wonder, how many skittles are there in this little package, and really what flavors are they?

13 were in this pack.  I’m going to go get another lil package and see if there’s 13 in all the packs or if the number varies.  There were more green apple bite size candies in this group.

Here’s hoping you enjoy your candy too.  Take care everyone.  Call me if you’d like to know more about Skittles and Our Las Vegas, Summerlin, Henderson, Green Valley, North Las Vegas, SW and NW housing market and what’s out there. I have new home sales info, how the builders are, how much the new homes are.  Along with all resales of single family homes, condos and town homes.

Maybe you want to buy a home and color it like the rainbow of colors in the Skittles package.  I can help you find that house.  Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence, I put the Excellence in Real Estate. 702.321.9383

P.S. I had to open up another lil skittle package. This one too has 13 pieces in it.  4 orange, 5 grape, 2 lemon, 1 strawberry and 1 green apple.
2 hours later, I just had to out of pure curiosity I opened another little package of Skittles, this one has 15 pieces:  1 orange, 2 lemon, 5 strawberry, 3 grape and 4 green apple.   that’s it for me and the skittles, for today anyway!

RAIDERS STADIUM coming to Las Vegas 2 billion dollars.

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Hello everyone,

We all know that our Las Vegas Valley housing market is on fire.  The RAIDERS are coming to Las Vegas.  It’s very exciting news. Finally! we’ve been waiting for a VERY long time.

Are you in the market for a High-rise? Condominium? or Town Home?  Single Family Home? Our Inventory is very limited.  It is a sellers market that is for sure.

What neighborhood are you interested in?  I have been helping buyers and sellers for over 16 years full-time here in Las Vegas.  I service the complete Valley.  Henderson, North Las Vegas, Summerlin, the SW and NW.  I work with all types of buyers, first time home buyers and above.  I enjoy working help others find exactly what they are looking for and I am really good at it.  I am professional, trust worthy, honest and fun to work with.

Enjoy your day and evening, Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence, I put the Excellence in Real Estate. 702.321.9383

Good News for Clark County Buyers, FHA buying limits for Las Vegas Henderson North Las Vegas SW and NW of the Las Vegas Valley

Friday, December 8th, 2017

 Hi there everyone,

Ready, get set, go.  These new FHA loan amounts are increasing for home buyers which is great news since our Las Vegas Home Prices are rising. It’s a wonderful time to buy homes here in Las Vegas. I put the excellence in Real Estate.  Contact me for more information about our housing market, Penny O’Brien with RE/MAX Excellence @ 702.321.9383

ONE UNIT :  $294,515

TWO UNIT :  $377,075

THREE UNIT: $455,800

FOUR UNIT    $566,425

Are you interested in the FHA loan called Section 184 Native American Indian Loan Program?  I can Help, I know the program and have helped many buyers purchase homes using this great program.  You can use it for new and re-sale homes.  Town homes, single family homes and condos.

Enjoy your day/evening.  Penny

GEN SMART HOMES in Las Vegas, NV Penny O’Brien can Help 702.321.9383

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

HI EVERYONE,

I am using caps because this concept is so amazing.  Watch the video and see  for yourself.

GENSMART LAS VEGAS HOMES

As life evolves as things always continue to change this is something a little bit new to the market.  It’s called the GenSmart Suite.  Many times people chose a casita for extra guest/rooming space.  Maybe people like the idea of renting out the casita and making a little income.  Perhaps they have family members who are visiting for a long stay.  Maybe they have a family member who needs a place to live.  As we mature we need less space and actually don’t want the responsibility of having or owning a big home anymore.

How about the college student that needs a little more privacy?  Or, the newlywed couple who needs to save up a little money before they can buy their own place.

A GEN Smart Suite is perfect.  As you can see in the video it’s all a person really needs.  There’s a double sink, very nice kitchen area, a spacious living area and wonderful bedroom area.  I was almost ready to just move into this place.  Of course I couldn’t because it’s a model home and the new home builder may wonder what I’m doing.

I just really love the idea of the GEN SMART SUITE.  If you’d like more information about it please give me a call or text anytime.  Take care and Happy House Hunting to all of us.

Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

http://https://youtu.be/lVneOCh59dc

1% Down Payment Buyers Conventional loan Las Vegas, NV Low down payment Call Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Hi there,

Do  you have the need to purchase a home but don’t have enough money for your down payment?  I have news for you.  There is a lending company out there that offers a 2 % Lender Gift to qualified borrowers.  With this 97% LTV mortgage, I can help buyers get into your dream home with a low 1 % down payment.  Here is a few of the highlights of this program.

Conventional loan

Available on 10,15, 20,25, and 30 year fixed rate purchase loans

97% LTV

Lender Gift in the amount of 2% of the loan amount

First time home buyer is not a requirement

Cancellable monthly mortgage insurance

Boarder income can be used

1 unit single family residence

FICO score as low as 640

This program is to help more buyers buy a home.  Call me and let’s get moving NOW

Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

RE/MAX Excellence Las Vegas, NV

MORE info:

Down payment, the minimum borrower contribution is 1%.  This 1% must be from the borrowers’ own funds and cannot be a gift.

Mortgage Credit Certificate can be used to qualify for more home

This is a great alternative to FHA due to no upfront MIP and monthly MI  is cancellable whereas on FHA, the MI is for the life of the loan

 

PROPERTY TYPES:

SFR, condo’s PUD no 2-4 units or Manufactured homes

Purchase/Owner Occupied Only, no refinances

Borrower does not have to be a first time home buyer but cannot own other property at the time of closing.

Loan must receive approve/eligible DU finding

 

I work with all buyers and sellers no matter what your situation is: Short Sales too.

I am a military mom, I LOVE helping with VA loans too.

I know the HUD Section 184 Native American Home Loan Program and have lots of buyers who have used it. it’s an  AWESOME program

 

 

Penny O'Brien
Las Vegas | Henderson | Summerlin Realtor/Real Estate Agent


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