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The Godfather of Las Vegas – elevate Episode 6 w/ Executive Recruiter Mark Wayman

With monthly gambling revenue over a billion dollars, Las Vegas is a hot spot for high-paying executive jobs. Today on elevate, we have an exclusive interview with Mark W…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – November 2022

There’s a lot going on in the world and a lot of speculation on what might happen next—whether that’s concerning the stock market, the war in Ukraine, or real estate pric…
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Discover the Pinnacle of Architectural Design in elevate Episode 5 w/ Quinn Boesenecker

Designing and building your custom dream home isn’t fast or easy, but it is one of the most rewarding goals you can achieve. Today on elevate, you’ll hear from Quinn Boes…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – October 2022

As we wait to see how the real estate market will unfold, we’re here to report the facts and give you guidance. In September, closed sales were up 24.5% over August and 5…
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Does Having a Pool Help Your Home Sell?

It’s been a hot summer in Las Vegas, making a swimming pool one of the best amenities you can have. …
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – September 2022

Guard-gated sales for August were up 23.3% over July, with 53 closed sales and 96 pending sales at the end of the month. …
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HOA Dues in Las Vegas Guard-Gated Communities

As a resource for buyers, this chart lists the HOA dues (as of August 20th, 2022) for guard-gated communities in Las Vegas, Summerlin, and Henderson, Nevada….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – August 2022

Here’s one of the key lessons I learned from the early 2000s real estate boom and the more recent boom of 2020-2021. …
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Real Estate Loan Secrets – elevate Episode 4 w/ Michelle Massa, Mortgage Lender (Nevada State Bank)

Even if you have a million dollars in the bank, getting a mortgage loan can be challenging, but planning ahead can make all the difference. Today on elevate, you’ll hear …
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Vital Real Estate Tax Advice – elevate Episode 3 w/ CPA Scott Taylor (Managing Partner at BDO)

They say that nothing is certain except death and taxes, but with the right knowledge, you can make tax laws work in your favor. Today on elevate, you’ll hear from Scott …
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – July 2022

Summer is here, and the Las Vegas real estate market continues to stabilize….
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How to Maximize Your Home Appraisal! – elevate Episode 2 w/ Scott Dugan (Nevada Certified Appraiser)

If you’re buying or selling real estate, getting an appraisal is a crucial piece of the puzzle. Today on elevate, you’ll hear from Nevada State Certified Appraiser Scott …
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – May 2022

On a year-over-year basis, pending sales are down 35.4% and closed sales are down 37%….
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elevate Episode 1 w/ Daniel Matus

Interior design shows are inspiring, but reality can be a lot different from HGTV. Today on elevate, we’re talking to interior design expert Daniel Matus, Principal Desi…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – April 2022

2022 is off to a strong start. In the first quarter, there were 394 closed sales for single-family homes priced $1,000,000 and up in Las Vegas and Henderson….
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Getting a House Ready to Sell: The Essential Checklist (Printable)

Getting a house ready to sell requires a certain amount of planning and hard work. Before photos are taken and the house is listed, there’s an entire checklist of things that should be done—from decluttering to staging furniture. Lucky for you, our team of luxury real estate professionals has been through this process countless times, and we’ve assembled a checklist of essential items to complete….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – March 2022

Recent data shows that the market is cooling off….
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Maximizing Your Net Profit Through Renovations

Brand-new homes sell for the highest price per square foot. Of course, homes with unique views or golf course frontage usually go for a premium, but the newer your home looks and feels, the higher your sales price will be. That’s why it can pay off considerably to make renovations—even in the strong seller’s market we’re in right now. If you’re looking to maximize the money you put in your pocket…
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2021 Year in Review – Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate Market

The 2021 Las Vegas Guard Gated Market at a Glance…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – February 2022

2021 was a blockbuster year for luxury real estate—with closed sales up 32% year over year in the $500,000+ guard-gated market….
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Las Vegas Property Tax: Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re considering buying a home in Las Vegas, you should be aware of all the costs related to home ownership. One cost that is often overlooked is property tax. In Clark County, Nevada, property tax rates are among the lowest in the nation, but it’s still important to know when and how to pay your tax bill. The following FAQs answer key questions about property taxes for the Las Vegas Valley a…
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5 Critical Tips for Buying New Construction Homes

Are you considering buying a brand new home? Whether that means starting with a custom lot and building from scratch or purchasing a builder home in a new community, the process is exciting. Customizing your favorite floor plan by picking out your flooring, cabinets, and counters is a fun experience. Likewise, designing a custom dream home on an ideal lot is a worthy goal for wealthy homebuyers….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – January 2022

Happy New Year! 2021 was a tremendous year for luxury real estate, and 2022 is off to a great start….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – December 2021

2021 has been a tremendous year for luxury real estate, with high appreciation percentages in the double digits….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – November 2021

October’s numbers are in, and they show a year-over-year decline in sales and inventory….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – October 2021

We have just wrapped up the 3rd quarter of 2021….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – September 2021

The numbers are in for August, but before you jump to any conclusions, it’s important to go through all the information to understand how the pieces fit together….
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – August 2021

Here are some interesting facts about the current market conditions. Guard gated inventory is down 38.5% over last July, which continues to set the stage for a highly com…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – July 2021

As we enter the third quarter of 2021, the luxury real estate market continues to thrive. In Q2, there were 485 sales for properties over $1M. Compare this number to the …
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – June 2021

You may have seen some recent headlines about a decline in home sales and new mortgage applications. Does this mean the Las Vegas real estate market is cooling down? If y…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – May 2021

The secret is out: Las Vegas is a great place to live. Demand is high, inventory is low, prices are rising, and the market will likely remain hot for quite some time. Dur…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – April 2021

First, it was toilet paper; now, it’s real estate disappearing fast. In today’s hot market, inventory is low, and demand is high. At all price points up to $2 million, th…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – March 2021

The luxury real estate market is white-hot! February closed sales were up 55% over last year, and inventory was down 34.1%. These conditions are creating an extremely com…
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Las Vegas Guard-Gated Real Estate Market Trends – Feb 2021

The guard gated luxury real estate market is off to a strong start in 2021! You’ll find all of the numbers in the Market Trends section below, but first, let’s look at th…
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Home Showing Hacks to Wow Buyers Using All 5 Senses

When home buyers are physically visiting your house via private showings or during an Open House – the property should already be properly cleaned, staged, and ready to go – but don’t forget these clever home showing hacks to maximize your home’s appeal to buyers. By following the home selling tips within this video, you can ensure that your home entices all five senses of visiting home buyers, gi…
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The 3 Driving Factors of Luxury Home Sales

In this video, learn about the 3 factors that drive sales of luxury homes – as well as the most effective real estate tips to sell your home at the highest price possible…
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Luxury Real Estate Pricing 101

Real estate pricing is both an art and a science, and effective price positioning is a crucial factor in selling your home. From understanding your goals as a seller, to …
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2020 Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate Market Strong Despite COVID

Happy New Year! Despite the pandemic, the Las Vegas valley’s luxury real estate market was on fire throughout the last half of 2020. For homes priced between $1 million a…
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Top 10 Guard Gated Home Sales of 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a strong year for guard gated real estate in the Las Vegas Valley—particularly during the last half of the year. For homes sold at…
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The Strongest Holiday Season We’ve Seen for Luxury Real Estate

There I was, white-knuckled and holding my breath, driving 130 MPH into a tight corner, right on the tail of the car in front of me. Without foot brakes—because apparentl…
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Luxury Real Estate Market in Las Vegas Isn’t Cooling Down

After what seemed to be a summer that lasted forever, winter is finally here. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “the summer of 2020 recorded 97 days with highs o…
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Guard Gated Sales Remained Strong in September

September sales remained strong with 106 guard gated sales—down just 1 sale from August. Normally, this is the time of year that sales start to taper off, but it looks li…
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The Las Vegas Guard Gated Real Estate Market Continues to Rock and Roll

The guard gated real estate market continues to rock and roll; August’s closed sales were up 23% over July and year over year. My team is busier than ever, writing offers…
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The Las Vegas Guard Gated Market Is on Fire

WOW! The Las Vegas guard gated market is on fire. In July, year-over-year sales were up 23%. Pending sales jumped more than 20% since June and checked in with a 56% gain …
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Luxury Real Estate Talk Podcast: Episode 26

With telecommuting on the rise, many luxury buyers are choosing to move to greener pastures. In this episode, I interview Doug Leibinger, a Compass Broker Associate and …
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Las Vegas’? Guard Gated Market is Super Hot

Already this summer is proving to be about extremes. Along with Las Vegas’ temperatures skyrocketing, June’s sales figures show that the local guard gated market is also …
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Luxury Real Estate Talk Podcast: Episode 25

In the high-end real estate market, auctions aren’t just for sellers in distress. On today’s episode, I interview Jeff Rhoades, the #1 producing agent for DeCaro Auction…
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The Luxury Real Estate Market is Back…for Now

The spring selling season’s bloom came late, but it has arrived. In May, closed sales of guard-gated real estate in Las Vegas checked in at 48 properties, which is a 50% …
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Luxury Real Estate Talk Podcast: Episode 24

Today we bust the myth that real estate auctions are just for desperate sellers. Selling a luxury property is difficult, even in the best of markets. In this interview w…

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