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Traffic accidents in and around Las Vegas, NV Clark County. It’s disturbing!!!

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Hi everyone,

If you think that we are lacking on vehicle accidents and fatalities here in Las Vegas, think again.  Considering that I drive around the valley continuously I can honestly say our traffic is out of control in a horrible way.  This morning I can upon a fatality, a motorcyclist lost his/her life in North Las Vegas.  Ok, you’re probably thinking well, after all a motorcycle doesn’t have much protection, they should be more careful.  Yes, that’s true but our “Car/ vehicle” drivers suck here (many of them).  If you don’t believe me give it a whirl, get out there and drive, see what I see.  You’re going to see idiots speeding like no tomorrow.  You’ll experience all ages and nationalities driving very slow in the fast lane.  People cutting others off.  Lane changing the wrong way.  Rear ending and people running people off the road.

The accidents are not located in isolated areas.  It’s everywhere.  I turned the corner the other day and there’s a car up the light pole in Summerlin, it’s puzzling to try to figure out what happened.  There are a ton of hit and runs in Las Vegas. Hit and run of cars and pedestrians.  On my way from Summerlin to the McCarran airport and returning to my office off Tropicana and Buffalo I saw 8 near misses and 4 separate accidents.  Which encompassed 35 miles worth of traveling.

Solution to this horrible increasing problem would be to the crappy drivers.  Stop talking on the phone, stop texting while driving.  Both of which are illegal in the state of NV.  PAY ATTENTION to what you’re doing.  Slow down, stop fighting with the people in your car.  Don’t drink and drive.  Don’t Smoke weed while driving or before getting in your car.  Stop taking illegal drugs and driving.  Respect other drivers.  Geez,  perhaps understand you’re driving a vehicle that is capable of killing and harming others and yourself.  DRIVING is a serious event.  Take it seriously.

Rant over.

Stay safe out there, Penny

 

Las Vegas, Realtor, Penny: What’s trending in the Las Vegas Housing market, resale vs. new homes, Raiders, Golden Knights, weed

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Hi everyone,

What’s trending in the housing market here in Las Vegas?  Lots!!  Prices are rising-up, up and away.  The Median priced re-sale home is around $350k .

Every section of the Las Vegas Valley has New Homes under construction.  Depending on your likings there are homes around $150k usually condo and townhomes, then the skies the limit, you name it you can upgrade it in a new home in Summerlin, Henderson, North Las Vegas, the SW and NW.  Typically if you’re buying a new home most people send an average of $70k in upgrades at a home priced around $500k.  Which could include, flooring, cabinets, countertops, elevation of the home, extensions, lighting and electrical upgrades and so much more.  It’s all about personal taste and money when it comes to upgrading a new home.

There’s lots of buzz about the Raiders coming to Las Vegas.  Many bars/food establishments have claimed themselves as “Raiders bars”, I spent a lot of time downtown Las Vegas this weekend and already some places have started advertising for game day.  As more information about these bars pop up I’ll inform  you via this blog.

Vegas Golden Knights are always trending because they have done so much for the city.  During the horrible event on Oct. 1 2017 the Golden Knights took charge and showed the community how much respect they have for the victims, their families and the whole community in general.  So much love and gratitude shined through a really rough time here. The one year anniversary of Oct. 1st is coming soon.  there are many events planned for all people to come together to support one another.  I am sure the VGK will be a part of it all.

Weed, yes, we have legalized marijuana.  Many travelers arrive in Las Vegas and head straight to a dispensary.  Some people think Disney Land is the happiest place in the world, others believe Las Vegas is, Las Vegas is by far a big adult playground.

To Keep up with what’s happening in  Las Vegas just check in, thank you for now, Penny

 

TRENDS IN LAS VEGAS

TRENDS IN LAS VEGAS

Penny has been helping buyers and sellers in Las Vegas, Summerlin, Green Valley, the SW and NW areas of the Las Vegas Valley for over 20 years.  She’s current on trends in Real Estate.

Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program for buyers Las Vegas REALTOR lots of information

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
 
Hi there everyone, If you’re looking for someone who knows how this program works, Call Penny NOW 702.321.9383
 
What exactly is the Section 184 Loan Guarantee Program?
The Section 184 Loan Guarantee Program is a loan product available to Tribes, Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs), and Tribal members.  This loan can be used on or off reservation for purchase, rehab, refinance, or new construction.  The Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee program is a tool for Tribes to bring more housing to tribal communities and other areas.  Section 184 Loans are used for SFR, single-family housing (1-4 units), with a fixed-rate loan for 30 years or less. Section 184 cannot be used for commercial structures or with any type of Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs).
 
Who qualifies for the HUD 184 loan?
  • American Indians or Alaska Natives who are members of a federally recognized tribe
  • Federally recognized Indian tribes
  • Tribally designated housing entities
  • Indian Housing Authorities
Yes, Penny knows this program very well.  She can help you understand how it works. The Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program is an amazing home mortgage product specifically designed for American Indian and Alaska Native families, Alaska villages, tribes, or tribally designated housing entities. Congress established this program in 1992 to facilitate homeownership and increase access to capital in Native American Communities.
With Section 184 financing buyers can get into a home with a low down payment. One of Penny’s single mom buyers only had to come in with $1700 total to buy a 3 bedroom townhome with a 2 car garage. It was cheaper for her to buy a home than to rent.  A couple from Alaska bought a two bedroom townhome with a 2 car garage, they were happy to have the program available for them to use.
 Section 184 loans can be used, both on and off native lands, for new construction, rehabilitation, purchase of an existing home, or refinance.
Section 184 is synonymous with home ownership in Indian Country.
Penny has helped so many buyers using this program, she believes it’s a fantastic program for the well deserving population that qualifies for it.  Please feel free to call her for more information.  Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383
 Section 184 is adding to the marketability and value of the Native assets and strengthening the financial standing of Native communities.
Is Las Vegas eligible for the program?
Yes, Las Vegas, Summerlin, Henderson, Green Valley, North Las Vegas, Southwest and Northwest Las Vegas all fit the criteria for this loan. The program has grown to include eligible areas beyond tribal trust land.
What you can expect from Penny when you are a First-Time home buyer:
             
  • She works at no cost to you!
  • Provides detailed listing information not always available to the general public.
  • Negotiates the deal to help save you money.
  • Guides you through the avalanche of paperwork.
  • Penny Commits lots of time and energy to finding you the right property. 
 
As your Real Estate Agent she will lead you through every single step of the exciting home buying process. Penny will help you define your “wish list” of features you want in your home. 
                            
She will walk you through the mind-boggling financial details associated with buying a home. She monitors all new listings and  will alert you to new listings as soon as they are put on the market. She will help to eliminate the stress involved with buying a home by putting her years of real estate experience to work for you. Finding the right property for you is her business. Contract Penny NOW!  702.321.9383 GOwithPenny@yahoo.com

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

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

Cave, Hang Son Doong, Vietnam, I’m here to help U find your cave here Las Vegas Summerlin Henderson Homes for Buyers and sellers

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

we are a long ways from Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam,  yes indeed.  It really puts a light on life and how short of a time we get to experience life on earth.  Most people want to make the most out of their time here.  SO, go ahead, call me and work with a great Realtor, Penny O’Brien, I am fun, positive, professional, honest, experienced and a great negotiator.  Penny 702.321.9383

I’ve been helping buyers and sellers in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Henderson, Green Valley, the SW, NW and North Las Vegas for over 16 years full time.  I have very happy clients and lots of great acquaintances in the business of Real Estate.  I am very respected and loved by many others in the Real Estate Industry.  I have really, really happy clients.  Just a reminder that I have really happy clients.

I put the Excellence in Real Estate, Penny O’Brien RE/MAX Excellence 702.321.9383

I work with buyers, sellers, FHA buyers, VA buyers, Conventional buyers and Cash buyers.  HUD homes and New Homes Realtor.

I have a son who is a Marine and very proud of him and his love for our wonderful country.  I love helping military families.  VA buyers, thank you for your service. Penny

RE/MAX Excellence Realtor Puts the Excellence in Real Estate Las Vegas and Henderson Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Hi there,

How do buyers and sellers chose who they are going to have represent them in their needs for buying or selling a home in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Henderson, Green Valley, the SW and NW and North Las Vegas.  I, Penny can help 702.321.9383  I can help with New and Resale homes, condos and town homes.

From my experience which is at least 16 years being a full-time Realtor, here’s what I’ve seen:

Referrals: referrals are awesome, most of the time it’s a win-win for both buyer, seller and the agent. Referrals can be from past clients, lenders, friends, co-workers, church members, the list goes on and on.

Internet:  Well, I can tell you I’ve received a lot of clients from my website and other Internet sites.  I blog about what I think is important to people and they enjoy reading what I have to say.  I’m a down to earth kinda girl who tells it like it is.  I don’t LIE to my clients and say things they want to hear if it’s not the truth.  Believe me there are a TON of REALTORS in Las Vegas and surrounding areas that will lie straight up to any and everyone.  I’ve heard the lies, I’ve been lied to.  YUCK.

Repeat clients:  I have the most amazing clients whom it’s hard to even call them clients become friends.  Really great friends who end up having a long time friendship worth having.

Let me up the Excellence in your Real Estate needs, Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383 RE/MAX Excellence

P.S. if you qualify for the HUD Section 184 Native American Indian Home Loan all me I’ve got a whole lot of experience with using it. GO FHA.

I’ve also helped a lot of Alaskans move from Alaska

Got Cash, let’s see what’s out there for you, conventional loan, perfect. VA thank you for your service. I am a mother of a Marine.  I appreciate you and all you do for our freedom.

Summerlin Town Homes by Cal Atlantic Las Vegas 89138 HUD 184 New Construction Native American Indian Home Loan Program Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Yes, If you are interested in new construction and want and can use your opportunity for the HUD 184 Native American Indian Home Loan Program here is a prime example of what you could buy in Summerlin, Las Vegas NV 89138. They are in the beginning stages of building so it’s an excellent time to purchase.  I can help you with any new construction in the Las Vegas Valley, Henderson, Summerlin and North Las Vegas.  All you need to do is call and I’ll be there.  Don’t want to live in Summerlin, No worries I got you covered. I can access all the new home construction areas in the whole valley.

Maybe you’re not into new construction.  I can help with re-sales too.  I’ve been happily helping happy clients for over 16 years full-time.  We have fun when we are working together to find the perfect place.  My Clients trust me and know that I am there for them throughout the WHOLE transaction.
BUZZ me: Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

Summerlin Las Vegas New Home PICS and VID

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Good day, I hope you enjoy the show. Some of these pictures are sideways but they will straighten up after about the first 6 pics.  Sorry about that.   Give me a call let’s go house shopping.  Penny O’Brien 702.321.9383

I have access to all the new home builders, their floor plans and pricing.  I can access the whole Las Vegas Valley, Summerlin, Henderson and North Las Vegas.  There are so many new constructions sites why just drive around endlessly?  I can help map out your home search and make the experience fun.

 

 

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


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