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By Joanna McParland | Agent in Las Vegas, NV
  • Who Knew? Las Vegas Facts

    Posted Under: General Area in Las Vegas, Entertainment & Nightlife in Las Vegas  |  June 20, 2014 11:54 AM  |  131 views  |  No comments
    Who Knew? Las Vegas Facts
    Las Vegas Facts:

    Las Vegas has inspired plenty of myths, legends and lore. Here, though, are a few surprising and actual facts.
    When Paul Anka first played Vegas he was too young to be allowed in the casino.
    Bugsy Siegel named his casino the Flamingo after the long legs of his showgirl girlfriend.
    In Nevada it is mandatory that video slot machines pay a minimum of 75 percent on average.
    Vegas Vic, the enormous neon cowboy that towers over Fremont Street, is the world's largest mechanical neon sign.
    Howard Hughes stayed at the Desert Inn for so long that he was asked to leave. He bought the hotel.
    Camels were used as pack animals in Nevada as late as 1870.
    Over 39 million people visit Las Vegas each year.
    Seventeen of the 20 biggest hotels in the U.S. are in Las Vegas.

    Only in Las Vegas
    "There's just no escaping it-now and then, Las Vegas is a land of steakhouses and buffets. We've got more of each in one 4-mile stretch of road than most whole cities, and that means the stakes have been raised to provide even more exemplary experiences. For steakhouses to get a foothold among increased competition, they've had to increase not only the quality of the steaks, but also the size."

    Is it the right time for you to buy or sell ?
    Only you can answer that question - I am here to help you find the correct answer.

    As all ways I am here to assist you in all your real estate needs.
    Feel free to call, text or email any questions you may have.

    Kindest Regards,
    Joanna McParland Broker Sales Person Realtor (R) CRS Designee
    ZipRealty Your Las Vegas Home Team
    Century Club Platinum
    Presidents Club
    Licensed in NV
    Cell 702-400-8280
    Fax 866-316-5526
  • News You Can Use 9/14/13

    Posted Under: General Area in Las Vegas, Entertainment & Nightlife in Las Vegas, Home Buying in Las Vegas  |  September 14, 2013 11:14 AM  |  360 views  |  No comments

    News you can use:

    Why It's Wise to Reduce Debts Before Applying for Mortgage

    "Trying to secure a mortgage right now? From higher rates to rising home prices to the contraction in buying power - securing financing, for some, can be no easy endeavor.'

    Read the article below for some good sound advise on the right steps to take on reducing debt.

    All ways check with a lender first. You want to follow a plan that meets your own unique needs.




    Financial Orman changes homebuying advice

    A qoute from Suze that is spot on.

    " Now that we are seeing a rebound in the housing market, its time for a new home buying strategy.  Financial advise has to change according to what is happening in the economy"

    Read below for the rest off Suze's advise.



    September 2013: Reasons You Should Buy or Sell Your Home in Las Vegas Now!


    Many potential buyers are waiting until they can be 100% sure the real estate market has fully recovered before making the move to purchase a home. 

    Here are reasons why waiting might not make sense any longer:


    1. We have a housing shortage; homes are in bidding wars and going for list price and above.


    2. Commercial Construction is back creating new jobs - new jobs means more buyers.

    As you are waiting.....Prices continue to Rise! 


    3. Interest Rates Are Expected to Increase 

    Your Corner to find out.....

    What to do, Where to go in Las Vegas:

    Looking for a new place to dine? If you have not had a chance to try Mundo than I highly recomened you do.

    Mundo Restaurant

    4.0 star rating
    224 reviewsRating Details

    Categories: Mexican, Spanish

    495 S Grand Central Pkwy
    Bldg A-116

    Las Vegas, NV 89106
    Neighborhood: Downtown
    (702) 270-4400

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