Posts Tagged ‘square footage’
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
1. Square footage= SF
Like the story of Goldilocks and the 3 bears: Too small and you might quickly outgrow your new space. Too big can mean unnecessary energy bills and money spent furnishing space you never use. Too much space to clean in my opinion.
2. Drive time
Be sure your daily commute won’t leave you sitting in traffic, rethinking your relationship with your house. Consider driving to work from your potential home a couple times during rush hour to make sure you know what you’re getting into.
3. Walking distance
Being able to walk, bike or hike to shops, restaurants, parks and public transportation can really boost your quality of life.
Does the neighborhood include features that you feel are critical to your particular lifestyle, like yoga studios, late night takeout options or a safe playground for your kids and or your pets?
5. Planes, trains and automobiles
If you travel frequently, be sure you love how close your potential new home is to the airport, main highways or public transportation. Not a fan of planes flying overhead – or late night trains? Keep that in mind when checking out areas as well. We have a disclosure for that. 😉
Enjoy your day or evening, Please give me a call with any Real Estate questions you may have. I am here to help. Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383 GOWITHPENNY@yahoo.com
Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Have You ever noticed how the smell in the air changes over night sometimes? I live 4.5 hours from the California beaches but I swear some days I smell the ocean. That Lovely Fresh ocean salty breeze.
I looked up to see how many houses were for sale to fit my clients criteria. 1995 sf or more, 4 bedrooms, 1 bedroom to be downstairs, outdoor pool and under $310,000. I believe there were only 74 in the whole Las Vegas valley. Las Vegas weather for the most part is typically warm. I always see a switch in buyers when this time of year comes around. The air changes, the sun is a little warmer, you start hearing more birds chirping all the signs that spring is almost here. The big difference for us here in Las Vegas is that spring can feel like summer. Where in other parts of the country spring feels like spring. We kind of get a little head start on the warm weather.
Many business start putting out summer related out door dining. Everything starts growing toward being outdoors, hence the buyers consciously or subconsciously wanting to buy a home with a pool. It maybe something they never considered before depending on where they maybe moving from. Or, Maybe they just want the ultimate “party” house. I know when I moved to Vegas from Iowa, having a pool was a must. I promised my kids we’d have a house with a pool and we did. There were Lots of fond
Las Vegas Housing market
Just last night I showed a couple 2 homes with swimming pools. Something about the desert heat and seeing the pool is so refreshing. It’s a great time for sellers to put their homes on the market too, especially if they have a pool.
Enjoy everyone. Your friend, Penny O’Brien
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
Here you will find the housing summary for the First Quarter of the Las Vegas Housing Market, it includes North Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City. If you are in need for more information about our housing market here in Las Vegas, you know you can always contact me via: text, cell, email or just yell for me. Have a great day. Penny
MONTH Number of Sales Sq Ft. Average Sale Price Aver $ per SF
Jan 2,253 1,856 $226,628 $117.90
Feb 2,570 1,881 244,354 119.90
March 3,355 1,811 219,542 115.20
There has been a steady increase in the number of properties sold month to month during the first quarter of 2016. We have also seen that during the 1st quarter of 2016 there were more conventional loans used every month to purchase vs. cash and FHA loans. There was an average of 670 short sales every month during the 1st quarter.
This report includes information on Single Family Homes, townhomes and condominiums in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, and Boulder City. The information is deemed accurate but not guaranteed. Thank you for checking out my blog. I am always here to service new and repeat clients. Did I mention I love selling Real Estate here? Well, I do.
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