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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Mike Kruse answered:
Summerlin and Centennial Hills both sit higher than the rest of the city. So those areas normally don't have flood issues. There are flood zones everywhere in Las Vegas. Check the grading of the home you are interested in to make sure water won't run into the home.

Mike Kruse
VIP Realty Group
702.286.3434
Mike@lvhomesbymike.com
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Tue Mar 24, 2015
Myra Gouger answered:
Taxes in NV are about 1%. $130,000 house is approximately $1300/year or about $100+/- per month. Insurance is anywhere from $30-$200 depending on what you choose to cover for interior belongings and replacement of the home it it were totally damaged. Gas (we cook and generate hot water and heating with gas in Vegas) is about $20 per month and about $60-$75 in the winter months (all these approximations are for a newer home built after 2000), electric will be $60 regularly-$250 in the summer. Water and sewer is about $50 regularly and in the summer about $150. I hope this helps. ... more
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
Aneta Ivanova answered:
The best steak house in Las Vegas is Circus Circus Steak house. It is been 25 years on a roll, voted for best Steak house
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Sat Feb 9, 2013
Jeff Howard answered:
Try this for crime
http://www.crimemapping.com/map/nv/lasvegas
and this to find a home
http://JeffHoward.DistressedPropertiesLasVegas.com
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Thu Nov 20, 2014
Hank Lauzon answered:
Hi,...

Here is a link from my website.

http://www.hankslvrealestate.com/Web/AR421930/CustomContent/index/5244313

From there,...you will be able to access crime incidents that are address specific up to the past 60 days

If I can be of any other assistance to you....feel free to call or email me at anytime

Hank Lauzon III
Realtor

Exit Las Vegas Realty Center
6600 W. Charleston #119
Las Vegas, Nv 89146

Cell 702-449-0899
Office 702-949-2409
Fax 702-543-6844

Web : http://www.HanksLVRealestate.com

Email: HankLVRealestate@aol.com

Never look down on anybody...unless you're helping them up.
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Wed Nov 7, 2012
Nick Farley answered:
I can help you find a home. I have recent expierence within your price ranges.

Email me your contact info - njfarley.realtor@gmail.com
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Sat Nov 3, 2012
Myra Gouger answered:
You should be able to get something called renters insurance for the interior contents. You don't have to be a renter or to rent it out that is just what it is called.
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Mon Dec 10, 2012
Diggity answered:
Yes Jesse , I know several good loan officers in Las Vegas . What type of Loan are you looking for? Not every lender is the right lender for the loan you are trying to get. It all depends on what you are trying to do . Your question is very vague and I would need more specifics .Are you looking to refinance or purchase a home ? Is it a primary residence or a second home or investment property ? Are you a first time homebuyer ? Are you coming in with money for a down payment ? I'm certain a lot of people can give you the name and number of their favorite lender and there are many of them just like there are many Realtors . But not everyone is the right fit for the job.So without knowing what you are trying to accomplish I would hesitate just randomly giving out ANY lender or Realtors information. ... more
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Tue Nov 6, 2012
Rhonda Brinkerhoff answered:
It depends on his credit, debt ratio and job situation. I work with a very good lender, actually have a few good ones. I would love to help you , I'm actually working on one that is the same scenario. Please feel free to call me , I can help you with the short sale and the new purchase. 702-239-6900 , if you feel more comfortable you can email me at Rhondasellsvegas@gmail.com. If you plan on interviewing agents , I would love to interview with you. ... more
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Sun Sep 23, 2012
Bill Bodde asked:
There is a county back tax [no redemtion] sale on a lot, but there still would be a City sewer back tax lien from long ago that makes it come back up for sale again because of it not be...
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Mon Sep 17, 2012
Myra Gouger answered:
Not usually. Most ownewrs won't rent to you w/o knowing if you can pay the monthly rent.
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
John Brassner answered:
Of course! Las Vegas has grown into a metropolitan city because of folks just like you! When are you moving? Welcome to Las Vegas
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Mon Jul 9, 2012
Fred Doumani answered:
Las Vegas jobs are really hit or miss, obviously much better if you happen to have some connections out in Las Vegas already. The link here will give you a rough guideline of what hourly wages in Las Vegas are depending on your position. I hope this helps, contact me if you have any other questions. ... more
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Wed Aug 22, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi Bridges,

I believe you will be in the Clark Country school district, here is a link to the upcoming calendar:

http://www.ccsd.net/district/calendar/

Hope that helps, let me know if you have additional questions!

Best,
Ali, Community Manager
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Sun May 13, 2012
Marcia Bowen answered:
Las Vegas has faced a water shortage every year for the past 20 years or more. Clark County and the Cities in Clark County have spent large amounts of money over the past 10 years building catchment basins and has an extensive water conservation program.

It is certainly feasible to but a home in Las Vegas as the prices are the lowest they have been in 10 years.

Marcia Bowen
Broker/Manager
Pulse Realty Group
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Wed May 9, 2012
Mark Fleysher answered:
Your rental address shouldn't come up anywhere, unless you put it up... it doesn't get recorded by the county at this time.
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Fri May 4, 2012
Paul May answered:
good question- I would have to speak with my loan officer to see if Harp 2.0 checks any of that.
Call Darren Lenneman- 702-493-1924 or email- dlennemann@primeres.com for info on refinancing-
I guess the real question is- what are your prospects to get employed in the near future?
If you can't afford the home-
A short sale is the next step if the home is underwater-
Text, email or call me- if that is the case-
Thanks
Paul May
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Ian Palast answered:
Yes, I can definitely recommend several properties. Two of my current favorites in that price range (where I have represented out of town investors in purchasing units) are: 9303 Gilcrease Av Las Vegas, and 8985 S Durango Dr Las Vegas. Investing in rental income properties in Las Vegas is my niche, and I have been a licensed agent in Las Vegas for six years. I have been a real estate investor myself since 1988. I would be happy to discuss your investment goals and specific interests in more detail at your convenience. Please email or call me at 702-307-5500. ... more
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Sun Apr 29, 2012
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Fri Apr 20, 2012
Paul May answered:
It is a lot more complicated than that-

1- There is probably a mortgage on the home and in order for the home to be sold- the best course of action is if the sellers would agree to cooperate and conduct a short sale- then that would be your most appropriate solution-

2- Nevada does conduct Tax lien sales- where you purchase the tax lien and then wait for the mortgage holder to redeem and satisfy the lien- thus paying you a large percentage on top of the balance- If the bank did not redeem the tax lien- then at some point - and you would need to consult an attorney on this- my belief is at that point the mortgage can be severed from the home and you can own the home for purchasing the tax lien- but the fact of the matter is, the bank would make up the taxes and payoff the lien, before that situation were to happen-

3- If the sellers have not interest in the home and no interest in conducting the short sale, and you have a legitimate lease for a certain period of time, then if the bank were to foreclose, they would have to honor the lease and allow you to stay at the going market rents- At which point in many cases the bank will give you the tenant an opportunity to purchase the home at todays market value-

Contact me and I can help walk you thru any of these situations in more detail.
Paul May
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