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We get it, there are so many reasons to want that extra bathroom...for guests to use when they are over, if there is more than one person living in the house it can get dicey when there is only one toilet, etc. But, when it comes down to it, do you really need another bathtub or shower, or just another sink and toilet? According to recent research (and in our experience), whether you are adding a powder room to a small home that only has one bathroom, or you are adding a SIXTH bathroom, the half bath usually does the trick...and it's quite a bit less expensive than adding a full bath! "In fact, if a home has more than five bathrooms, putting in an extra half-bath can do more to raise the price of the property than adding a full bathroom, according to a

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Owning your own Las Vegas home comes with numerous benefits. Yet many people are hesitant to take the plunge with rental apartments being widely available in the local market. There’s rarely been a better time to look at purchasing your own property: interest rates remain affordable and the inventory of available houses allows you to be very selective. Here’s a closer look at five of the top financial reasons that people are choosing home ownership today.

Buying A Home and Building equity each month:

When your finances are limited or you’re in a phase of your life where you’d like to minimize responsibility, renting is the perfect option. If something goes wrong, the repairs are the landlord’s problem to repair. Should you change jobs or meet a

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FHA Loans are only one type of loans. For this Blog entry, we are reviewing ONLY the FHA loan. This is a common loan since the crash of 2008 and one of the big topics these days regarding FHA home loans involves the required waiting period for new FHA home loans after filing bankruptcy or foreclosure. A good example of a frequently asked question in this area: "When does the waiting period began per FHA Guidelines? If you included a conventional loan in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, does the waiting period began at the discharge date? Or does the waiting period began at the trustee sale?" After Chapter 7 bankruptcy, (not to be confused with Chapter 13 bankruptcy rules) the borrower must wait out the FHA's minimum "seasoning" period. At the time of this writng,

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD -  Lake Mead National Recreation Area News Release - Release Date: July 1, 2015, Release Number: 2015-41

UPCOMING EVENTS AT LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA JULY 4 TO AUG 1 BOULDER CITY, Nevada — The following events are happening at Lake Mead National Recreation Area July 10 to August 1.

Evening Program: Music under the Stars, July 10 Join a ranger for an outdoor live performance by vocalist Dominique Vazquez July 10. She will deliver an acoustic performance, which will include a blend of blues, classic rock and pop. Families are welcome and there will be activities for children. Meet at the Lake Mead Visitor Center Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.

Ranger Chat: Outdoor Fun – A

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As a long time experienced Broker, Listing and Selling Homes, dealing with the general public and reviewing my Agents contracts for compliance;  examples of how NOT to write an offer are all to clear. I found agents who felt they were representing their buyers, yet failed them both in obtaining what they wanted — an accepted contract.

The first thing NOT to do is list numerous items in the special stipulations section, specifying unreasonable requests. Examples include resurfacing the driveway, replacing the gutters, adding new carpet in the color and choice of the buyer, repainting all interior rooms a color selection made by the buyer, fixing leaks in two specific ceilings. I am sure you see where this is going.

Other “Deal Killers” can be lack of

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