Entries by Steve Nicklin

The Difference Between Condo and Apartment Rents

As you drive around Las Vegas, its hard to miss all of the new apartment construction going on. Its also hard to miss the asking apartment rents! Over the last 5 years, apartments have seen significant rent increases, with many tenants paying over $1000 / month for an average apartment. More commonly, especially in newer […]

Las Vegas Market Cooling Off

September 2018 – As summer bids farewell, the Las Vegas market is seeing a cooling trend after months of steady appreciation at one of the fastest rates in the country. This is in line with national trends. Inventory for resale homes has increased and the rush of buyers has diminished some. In addition, with school […]

What Makes a Good Property Manager?

Choosing the right manager for your property can be a daunting task. So, what qualities make a good property manager? Being in the industry for over 30 years has shown us what property owners and investors are looking for and how to deliver on expectations. GOOD COMMUNICATION. One of the highest priorities, if not the […]

Rent Affordability in Las Vegas

March 2018 – As the Las Vegas real estate market continues to make national news as one of the fastest appreciating markets in the country, it is noteworthy to discuss residential rental rates and what the future holds for landlords and tenants alike. As of February 28, only 2031 homes were active and available on […]

Las Vegas attracting sports teams from around the country

November 2017 – Seemingly overnight, Las Vegas has become a destination for professional sports. While exhibition and pre-season games have been played in Las Vegas in numerous venues by professional and international teams, Las Vegas has lacked its very own professional teams – until recently. True, Triple A baseball has been in the valley for […]

Home Warranties – The Pros and Cons

August 2017 – When purchasing a property, many buyers request a home warranty. They are fearful of the unexpected repairs that may come up as soon as they become owners, especially on high ticket items such as an air conditioning unit. Their concerns are valid. And a home warranty may very well prove useful when […]