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Las Vegas Housing Prices Remain Stable but Inventory Low

Las Vegas housing prices held steady in January at a median of $345,000, which broke the record in November and remained unchanged in December.  But, according to The Las Vegas Realtor Association, inventory remains extremely low around the valley. I believe this is in part due to Appraisers being conservative in their valuations.  A healthy market is six months of inventory (days on market before an offer is accepted) as of today, we are around 3 weeks.  The current lack of inventory makes it difficult for both realtors and home buyers. Every time you go try to show a listing

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Stacy Sheeley

What Makes Your Property Value Increase? Key Factors To Watch.

Appreciation: The celebrated phenomenon of your home’s value increasing over time. The more your home appreciates from the purchase price, the more profit you’ll bag at resale.  Appreciation won’t passively manifest. You’ll need to maintain your home’s condition and keep tabs on your neighborhood’s development to secure a value rise. Real estate market factors Supply and demand Property values rise when a low supply of homes for sale meets strong buyer demand, as buyers compete in bidding wars to secure a home from the limited inventory. “We definitely have seen an increase in home values recently and the biggest factor driving that

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Stacy Sheeley

Housing Predictions for 2021

From Mortgage Rates to Home Prices – 8 Predictions for 2121 Following a year when home equity wealth reached an all-time high, while up to 14 million Americans received a temporary pause from evictions, 2021 will continue some housing trends from 2020.  Others will fade away.  According to experts, some new ones will pop up too. Home prices and sales likely will maintain their 2020 momentum, while refinances should taper off as mortgage rates move off historical lows. The ramifications of coronavirus evictions could provide new housing stock, as builders ramp up activity in the now-hot suburbs. Here’s what else

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Stacy Sheeley

How We Successfully Sell Your Home

Its a Seller’s market!  How Stacy Sheeley will list and sell your home. The responsibility of selling your home does not come lightly to me.  I understand the challenges, timing and nuances that surround this decision.  We have the tools, resources and strategy to guide you through the process and successfully sell your home. I will prioritize your goals whether its to sell quickly or at the highest possible price; or both.  With our strategy, negotiation skills and marketing tools – we make it happen! What Makes Us Successful? I believe there are 4 key components to a successful sale:

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Stacy Sheeley

The Housing Market is Hot, but Not in a Bubble

The Las Vegas Housing Market Report Last week the biggest news was that FHFA (the boss of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), released the new conforming loan amounts for 2021. While the loan amounts are effective as of 1/1/21, many lenders as we are, will allow for these new loan amounts now. That new loan limit has jumped more than 7% is $548,250. The VA loan limits will track the conforming loan limits (before anyone starts yelling, yes I am aware VA did away with loan limits when the Veteran does not have an outstanding VA loan but they do

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5 Home Features Attracting Buyers Right Now

Selling this year?  These are the improvements to make. Spending so much more time at home, this year has everyone taking a closer look at their homes and the improvements that they wish they had.  Many homeowners are making drastic improvements to make more space altogether and others are deciding they simply need a new home altogether.  I thought I’d share a few features showing up on wants and needs lists in the age of COVID-19. Quiet Space Many homeowners have now worked from home in some capacity, which makes a quiet place to work remotely a much higher priority

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Stacy Sheeley

Do I need a Realtor for New Home Construction?

The Builder Will Make it Seem Like You Don’t If you’ve been captivated by the recent new construction in the area, you’ve probably wondered what that purchasing process is like. Do you even need a Realtor? The builders sure do make it look like you don’t.  Building a home is more similar to buying a resale than you may think. Take a look at these 5 aspects of the building process and see the advantage in having someone work for you- for free! 1. Representation The simple explanation is that the builder’s Sales Reps work for the builder. Some are

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All About Summerlin in Las Vegas Nevada

Welcome to Summerlin! The master-planned community set on the western rim of Las Vegas, Nevada with the Red Rock Canyon National Conservatory as its backyard.  Live, work, play here, as Summerlin has it all.  From shopping, education, worship, activities, country clubs, hotels, casinos, office buildings and homes of every shape and style imaginable. Summerlin makes up the most western suburb of Las Vegas and at its completion will encompass 6 miles in length by 5 miles in width covering 22,500 acres. It currently makes up 18 villages plus four “Active Adult” communities and Red Rock Country Club totaling more than

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Stacy Sheeley

The Art of Making Home

What is “Styling?”  Its curating a home to fit your lifestyle and surrounding you with pieces that you love.   Decorating a functional beautiful space with furniture, fabrics, accessories, and creating your haven.  Here are some classic and on-trend design style inspirations: Farmhouse Glam   Transitional Mid-Century Modern Coastal Black & White Expertly Styled to Fit Your Needs Stacy Sheeley Homes is now offering home styling to her repertoire of services.  We will personally curate your home for the lifestyle you live.  Our consultation is $250 per room and $25/hour for extra services such as shopping for pieces to finish the

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Stacy Sheeley

Does Your Home Have Curb Appeal?

The curb appeal of your home is a critical factor in attracting prospective buyers.  Buyers usually form an opinion within the first few seconds of pulling up to the home or online from the photos. Here are some tips to help you get started: Take a step back and look at your home through the eyes of the Buyer. Take care of small tasks such as weeding, mowing, sweeping, cleaning cobwebs and windows. Tackle bigger projects such as power washing, painting, patching stucco and planting. Stage – plant flower beds, flower pots, change out coach lights, a new door mat,

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