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They say that a picture is worth a 1000 words – in real estate, that can be a good thing or a bad thing. Even keeping in mind that real estate agents are not professional photographers, over the years we have seen some real doozies posted on the Internet! Those are the ones that are certainly not going to sell the house, but they will leave a lasting impression on the viewer.

I was reminded of that again today when I came across the site, HookedOnHouses.com. (This is now one of my favorite sites!) In addition to a wonderful section on celebrity homes, they have a collection of some truly awesome BAD listing photos that make your jaw drop and leave you shaking your head.

Make sure to check them out

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Mortgage Closing CostsIf you have been thinking about buying a home in Las Vegas in the next five weeks, Fannie Mae might pay 3.5% of your closing costs!

This spring, in an effort to move some of the foreclosure inventory in its portfolio quickly, Fannie Mae is offering a special closing cost incentive for owner/occupants who go to contract by March 31st, 2014 and close by May 31st, 2014 on one of its HomePath properties. They will pay 3.5% of the sales price as a cash incentive on listings that are purchased during the "First Look" period. 

The "First Look" period is defined as the first 30 days the property is listed for sale in Nevada. (In other states it is only 20 days.) To encourage home ownership, during that time period ONLY owner/occupants are allowed to bid on

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Salestraq, which provides our local database for new home sales and floor plans, also provides some excellent, easily understandable reports on current real estate market trends in Las Vegas. Below is the latest report that was released with the pertinent sales statistics through the end of August 2013. Since then, the market has remained relatively stable and no major changes are anticipated through the end of the year.

Salestraq Report on Recent Market Activity 

Recent Home Sales in Las VegasTHE BOTTOM LINE... The housing market remains a hot topic for those who analyze the Las Vegas economy and are keeping a close eye on its pace of recovery. Nevada has gone from the fastest appreciating housing market in the United States, to the fastest depreciating market in the United

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As the old saying goes, the early bird gets the worm. But if you are a consumer using one of the national real estate sites like Zillow, Trulia, Homes.com, Redfin or Realtor.com to find a home, not only are you missing out on a gourmet breakfast, you are actually paying through the nose to go hungry!

As agents, we get requests all the time to "check out" properties that prospective clients have found on one or all of the sites above. They have just spent hours upon hours perusing the web looking for the right deal.

What the average buyer fails to realize is that these 3rd party national sites only get updated every five to seven days!

This means that even in a "buyer's market," by the time the best deals are listed on the national sites, they

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We are truly excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned web site at www.GreatLasVegasHomes.com. The new site has much more information on specific housing communities and condo developments, with on-page statistics for high, low and median prices within each community and direct links to listings by price range.

The new real estate search engine also gives you many more choices to refine your search results – you can even eliminate short sales or look specifically for bank foreclosures. Each detailed property listing has maps showing nearby amenities like schools, restaurants and shops. And, unlike the national sites, contingent properties have been eliminated, so you don’t waste hours looking at properties that are already under contract.

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