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The market is reaching a turning point in which price reductions are more common, and where buyers have more options. Since my last newsletter in mid-May, available single family home inventory jumped 36%. Higher inventory will eventually result in growing pressure on home prices. And though its still relatively early, two things are clear: First,... Read More
Five years ago in April of 2017 the average sales price was 0K. I can remember a number of people telling me they weren’t buying at the top of the market and they’ll wait for prices to come down. Those people are still waiting and kicking themselves in the butt. Whenever a person purchases real... Read More
The market is reaching a turning point in which price reductions are more common, and where buyers have more options. Since my last newsletter in mid-May, available single family home inventory jumped 36%. Higher inventory will eventually result in growing pressure on home prices. And though its still relatively early, two things are clear: First, home prices are still rising. They haven’t collapsed, and are no
Five years ago in April of 2017 the average sales price was $250K. I can remember a number of people telling me they weren’t buying at the top of the market and they’ll wait for prices to come down. Those people are still waiting and kicking themselves in the butt. Whenever a person purchases real estate, it’s always at the top of the market. That’s the beauty of our economy and Supply and Demand. Whether
Will higher interest rates help tame the rising home prices we’ve been experiencing? The Fed definitely hopes so! Raising interest rates helps slow down the economy by making borrowing more expensive. In turn, traditional home buyers, investors and businesses pause on making investments, which leads to reduced economic demand and theoretically reels in prices.We never know what someone’s motivation is to buy a h
A new record...AGAIN Hi <<First Name>>, 1 out of every 5.5, let’s just say 6 homes on the market today are listed at or above $1M. We’ve been breaking median sales price records every month for almost a year, and while doing market research I noticed how the number of million-dollar homes for sale has increased. Speaking of increased, in January th
Just in case you missed it: Please click the link below to read the article that I had the honor of writing for the Las Vegas Review Journal. https://www.reviewjournal.com/homes/homes-columns/real-estate-insights/getting-tougher-to-buy-a-home-in-las-vegas-2520571/ I had to triple check the statistics today. Not many options for buyers as demand remains high and inventory extremely low. I question if t
HAPPPY NEW YEAR!!! I hope you and your family are doing well and you stay on track for all of your New Year goals. 2021 in Las Vegas Real Estate was one for the records books, Literally! Was it smooth sailing, or a perfect storm? I’d say neither, because there is no perfect way to describe the red-hot housing market we've seen in Las Vegas all year. It was spurred by a combination of low mortgage rates, r
Hey My Friends , Is cash still king? Probably so, but cash buyers are backing off giving everyone else a golden opportunity! Only 18% of homes in July sold to cash buyers. 82% of buyers obtained some sort of financing. 49% received a conventional loan, 18% FHA, 12% VA and 3% some other type of financing. Homes on average sold for 98% of the list price. So if a home was listed for $100K it probably sold fo
Hey my friends, As of today there are: Single Family Homes 7,650 Single family homes for sale 7,448 of those homes are "Regular Sellers" 88 are Short Sales, 114 are Bank Owned 4,072 Homes that have contingent or pending offers 9,287 Sold in the past 120 days. The median home sale price for last month was $300,000 or $166 per square foot. Condos & Townhome
Hey my friends, Your favorite Realtor in the news. Mobster’s former Las Vegas home sells for $419,900 https://www.reviewjournal.com/homes/real-estate-millions/mobsters-former-las-vegas-home-sells-for-419900-1608530/ Boxing champion puts $4.75M home on the market; 8 News NOW gets special tour https://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/local-news/boxing-champion-puts-45m-home-on-the-market-8-news-now-gets-special-tour/17
Hey my friends, As you already know, in Las Vegas we’re in a league of our own when it comes to just about everything, but in particular the housing market. Prices are still rising despite the amount of homes sold are decreasing and the available inventory rising. Compared to January 2018, January this year the amount of available listings rose nearly 50% while home prices rose 11.5% Also compared to Janu
Hey My Friends, I always wonder how long after January 1st do you say Happy New Year?!?! Oh Well…..HAPPPPY NEW YEAR!! The Las Vegas housing market accelerated in the past year or so amid low inventory and strong demand, but lately, amid higher mortgage rates, fast-rising prices and affordability concerns, sales have slowed and inventory has surged compared with a year ago. Buying a home “will be an even more
Hey Hey Friends, At the second annual economic forecasting event hosted by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and UNLV, all three speakers were highly optimistic for the future of Nevada’s economic standing. Jeremy Aguero, principal analyst for Las Vegas-based Applied Analysis said, “We are well on our way to being not just the entertainment capital of the world but the sports capital of the world if we’re
Hey my friends, What can cool a hot housing market?? The housing market may be starting to benefit from the one thing that can loosen a long-running squeeze that has driven up prices and frustrated hungry buyers: MORE HOMES. There are 500 more available homes for sale than one month ago and 2,800 more available homes than in the month of May. Why is inventory increasing? The elections? Maybe But,partly b
Hey My Friends, What’s going up? Home prices, inventory, and interest rates. What’s coming down? The amount of homes being sold. What’s been way down for a while now? The amount of short sales and foreclosures on the market. September is the first time since June 2007 that the median home price has reached $300K, which is up 1.7% from August. While prices are still increasing, the increased i
Hey My Friends , If you saw the news last week you probably saw that Las Vegas is officially the hottest real estate market in the country!! Las Vegas reported the highest year-over-year gains in home values, totaling a 13 percent increase, according to the S&P’s Corelogic Case-Shiller Index (the leading measure of U.S. home prices). Seattle came in a close second with a 12.8 percent increase, San Francisco