New Homes

Konrad’s use of social media at the time foreshadowed what is becoming a national movement of mother’s using social media, predominately Facebook, to network and build a sense of community for themselves and their children. This is becoming increasingly prevalent in area master-planned communities.
The cookie-cutter look visible in many Las Vegas neighborhoods is getting a makeover, and it’s literally back to the farm. Pardee Homes is opening its models in the first phase of Skye Canyon in northwest Las Vegas on Sept. 10.
A lingering impact of the Great Recession of the late 2000s is a labor shortage in the construction industry. An estimated 1.4 million workers lost their jobs when builders were forced to lay off workers and even close their businesses. Thousands of those workers were in metropolitan Las Vegas. Despite the economic recovery, many former construction workers aren’t coming back to the homebuilding industry. They found satisfying work in new industries. Some retrained to work in commercial and industrial construction.
Buying a new home is a major investment that often requires a hefty down payment and expensive, long-term loans. For people on a tight budget, buying a mobile home or a manufactured home is a more attractive option that offers a wider range of flexibility than traditional or stick-built homes.
The bonus room off the kitchen comes with the option to include French doors out to the front of the home, which is perfect for someone who runs a business out of their home and often has clients over. In addition to an office, it can also serve a variety of purposes including a craft room or play room.
A new school campus opened its doors at Cadence, the 2,200-acre master-planned community in Henderson, with another one to follow later this month.
Borrowers who need large home loans will find an increasing number of lenders willing to offer jumbo mortgages. They’ll also find low rates. But the qualification requirements remain stringent.
Constellation, Downtown Summerlin’s gated rental luxury development, has begun leasing its 124 units.
Before you jump into the wonderful world of homeownership, learn about credit score requirements, mortgage options and other must-do’s as a first step.
Summerlin is showing it will be a factor in the Las Vegas housing market for years to come as it continues to rebound from the recession.