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First-Time Home Buyer Saving Strategies

Learn effective strategies and discover additional assistance programs to make your dream of homeownership a reality.
Posted by Coldwell Banker on July 11, 2024 in  uncategorized
If homeownership is on your future goals list, you're likely working hard on your savings. A crucial part of this journey is having a plan in place for costs like your down payment, closing costs, and more. Here are some effective strategies to help you speed up the process and explore additional assistance options. Create a Detailed Budget Start by creating a detailed budget that tracks all your income and expenses. This will give you a clear overview of your financial situation and help you identify areas where... read more


Introducing three new exceptional listings from Coldwell Banker Premier Realty
Posted by Coldwell Banker on June 27, 2024 in  uncategorized
Coldwell Banker Premier Realty Global Luxury proudly announces the listing of three extraordinary properties in the Las Vegas Valley, collectively showcasing the pinnacle of luxury living with prices ranging from $3.95 million to $10.92 million. These new listings not only emphasize the premium quality and exclusivity synonymous with the Global Luxury brand but also underscore the remarkable growth of the luxury real estate market in Southern Nevada. “Las Vegas is quickly emerging as the sports and entertai... read more
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Vegas Knows How to Save a Drop, Don't We?

A Southern Nevada Water Update
Posted by Coldwell Banker on May 30, 2024 in  uncategorized
Las Vegas: a glittering desert metropolis where neon lights pierce the night sky and water fountains dance in the midday sun. It might seem counterintuitive that a city synonymous with extravagance thrives in an arid environment. But thrive it does, thanks to a collective commitment to water conservation.    This commitment was on full display during a recent sales meeting with the Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD). The session featured Katie Horn, the District's Public Affairs Manager, who shed l... read more
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Debunking 3 NAR-Settlement Headlines

Headlines v. Reality: Correcting the Spread of Misinformation
Posted by Coldwell Banker on April 26, 2024 in  uncategorized
    We wanted to provide some clarity on the recent NAR settlement that has been making headlines, as the media coverage may be sensationalizing certain aspects. We're sharing this to debunk the misinformation and ensure our clients remain well-informed about all things real estate. HERE'S WHAT WE KNOW RIGHT NOW The NAR agreement does not prohibit sellers from making offers of compensation to buyers' agents; it o... read more
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7 Spring Cleaning Tips to Transform Your Home

Posted by Coldwell Banker on April 11, 2024 in  uncategorized
            Spring has sprung! As the world awakens from winter's slumber, it's the perfect time to embrace a fresh start, not just in your life, but also in your home. Whether you're a new homeowner or a seasoned pro, spring cleaning your sanctuary can be incredibly rewarding. It allows you to personalize the space, identify any potential maintenance issues, and most... read more
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