Rancho Las Palmas

Tour the Rancho Las Palmas area of Las Vegas NV 89123. Rancho Las Palmas neighborhood is bordered by Windmill to the North, Pebble to the south, Bermuda to the west and Pollack to the east. View Rancho Las Palmas homes for sale: Rancho Las Palmas View all homes in 89123 homes for sale at: 89123 Real Estate View all Silverado Ranch homes for sale at: Silverado Ranch Homes View all homes for sale 89123 with pool: 89123 Homes with Pool View condos for sale 89123 here: 89123 Condos View 89123 homes for rent here: 89123 For Rent View all homes for sale in Henderson NV at: Henderson For Sale View Henderson 89052 homes for sale here: 89052 Real Estate homes for sale at: Las Vegas Real Estate Search the entire MLS at: https://search.lasvegasvividrealty.co... Courtney Kohler has been an active Realtor© since 2002 and is the Broker/Owner of Vivid Realty located in Las Vegas. Courtney…


Las Vegas Mansions

What is a mansion? Do grandiose visions of stately residences with lush landscaping, sweeping staircases, and ballrooms dance come to mind? Perhaps you think of the luxurious house in the neighborhood, complete with lavish amenities like an infinity pool, wine cellar, four-car garage, and incredible views.  So what is a mansion? Let's explore the definition of a mansion and what makes a property a mansion. If your definition is based strictly on size, you'll find that there is no expert general. According to reference.com, a general rule of thumb is approximately 5,000 square feet; however, most Realtors© don't call a home a mansion unless it is 8,000 square feet. Merriam-Webster's  definition is even less definitive, stating that a mansion is "a large and impressive house: the large house of a wealthy person." What is considered a mansion? As for the mansion definition, real estate agents don't often use the word "mansion" in listing descriptions unless it's…

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Don’t be Upset about 3% Mortgage Rates

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates With the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are one of the topics dominating the discussion in the housing market today. And since experts project rates will increase further in the coming months, that conversation isn’t going away any time soon. But as a homebuyer, what do rates above 3% really mean? Today’s Average Mortgage Rate Still Presents Buyers with a Great Opportunity Buyers don’t want mortgage rates to rise, as any upward movement increases your monthly mortgage payment. But it’s important to put today’s average mortgage rate into perspective. The graph below shows today’s rate in comparison to average rates over the last five years:As the graph shows, even though today’s rate is above 3%, it’s still incredibly competitive. But today’s rate isn’t just low when compared to the most recent years. To truly put today into perspective, let’s look at…


Luxurious MacDonald Highlands Homes

MacDonald Highlands is one of the highest points in the Las Vegas area. It is situated at the edge of the McCullough Mountains in Henderson, Nevada. Developed by Rich MacDonald, MacDonald Highlands is a 24-hour guard-gated subdivision of the MacDonald Ranch Master Community. MacDonald Highlands is 3 miles South of I-215 and offers spectacular views of Henderson and much of the greater Las Vegas valley. Prestigious homes are clustered around Dragonridge Country Club. The distinctive course capitalizes on its desert setting, with canyon vistas, rock croppings, arroyos, and elevation changes highlighting its design. While most homes are single-family custom designs, the gated community also offers luxury townhouses and condominiums. Below is a list of available homes in MacDonald Highlands. Please bookmark this page as the available real estate listings will update daily.  To schedule a private showing please call/text Courtney Kohler at 702-600-5996. MacDonald Highlands Real Estate   Are you looking to buy your…


7 Reasons to Own a Home

7 Reasons to Own a Home 1. Tax benefits. The US tax code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. 2. Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. According to the National Association of Realtors, median single-family existing-home sale prices have increased on average 5.2% each year from 1972 through 2014. The number of US households is expected to rise 10-15% percent over the next decade, creating continued demand for housing. 3. Equity. Money paid for rent is money that you’ll never see again, but mortgage payments let you build equity ownership interest in your home. 4. Savings. Building equity in your home is a ready-made savings plan. When you sell, you can generally take up to $250,000 ($500,000) for a married couple) as gain without owing any federal income tax. 5. Predictability.…