Please feel free to contact me via my website http://www.IdaDoman.com to download a free
Relocation Guide and to search for homes without HOA fees.
Best wishes to you
If you have specific address you are interested in you can read below to check recent crimes and school ratings in that area.
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This is the link to the Clark County School District. Again, you can enter in the address you are interested in and it will pull up the schools zoned for that specific house. There are reports and ratings on each school, this will give you a better idea of how well that each school is performing. Once you enter the address, you can click on the school name, then click on the school website and on their front page look for the "2010-2011 Accountability Report". This will give you very detailed information on each school and how they are performing.
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David Cooper Investor in Great Deals
If you have children, are they involved in any special activities and if so, where are the activities occuring most often? If you have children, will they be attending private schools or what schools do you want them to attend. All of Las Vegas/North Las Vegas/Henderson is part of Clark County School District but each school can be evaluated based on performance. Do you have family in town and do you prefer to be closer or farther away.
I personally have lived in the west by Sahara/Buffalo since 1993 but love the NW Las Vegas/Henderson because of the slightly more rural feeling it offers. However there is plenty of high density developments in both of those areas as in the rest of the Valley.
HOA's vary drastically from regulating if and when you can have guest park in the street out in front of your home to very little input in what you do on your property. Suffice it to say, the higher the cost of the monthly HOA the more regulations can be attached where as if the fee is only $15/month, you know they will not likely have to many rules to enforce. Of course without the HOA rules, you could live next door to a house that is painted bright pink or someone who parks a broken down boat in their driveway and a 1985 RV on the street blocking your view out in front of your home. HOA's have both advantages and disadvantages. Your object is not necessarily run in fear of HOA's but instead to find one that is minimal but provides some protection against neglectful or annoying neighbors. Of course there is still a lot of homes that are not in HOA's but they tend to be homes that are at least 15 years old or more.
If you have any specific questions of communities, schools, parks, issues specific to you/family....feel free to contact me.
Best of Luck!
Premier Real Estate
There are many family friendly activities in the community, from movie night at the park during the summer, as well as a fall festival and the winter tree lighting at one of the close parks. Aliante has its own library, a casino that also happens to have a huge movie complex as well as good dining. There is shopping close by, from Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, several grocery store choices. We are very close to the 215 beltway, which is a quick connector to any of the other highways.
I would suggest you find a buyers agent and speak with him/her about your must haves and desires. The idea that you can find what you want in an open house is unlikely, there are very few open houses anymore, and you will need to get a feeling of neighborhoods as opposed to a specific home to narrow down your search. The buyers agent will be instrumental in assisting you narrow down that list and help you to understand the unique Las Vegas market. They can put all your parameters into a search for you and send all the properties that fulfill your desires into your email inbox daily!
As far as having association fees, any home we looked at, that looked like something we would be comfortable in, did have an HOA. Some areas the cost was prohibitive, but others the fee is quite reasonable, and can be considered a fee for the upkeep. Paving of streets, landscaping at the front entrance, street lights in the community, security gates are what my 78 dollars pay. (2 fees of 39 each, one to the "master" one to the "community"). Just keep in mind some HOAs have had issues with power hungry boards, but you should be able to get information on any particular board. If you google the name, and nothing comes up, all is well, if tons of complaints come up, use caution (but check the dates) Good Luck!