Monday, October 22, 2018 / by Lisa Holmquist
“Let’s move to Vegas…”
When you’ve lived your life somewhere else, nothing is more difficult than pulling up stakes and moving to a place where you’ve visited, but you don’t really know anyone there.
My family headed to Las Vegas in the spring of 2013. We moved here for the great climate, and for a respite from high taxes we had been paying in Minnesota and California.
We found a home in Summerlin and settled into our routine, finding our way and making a few friends. But we never really felt like Las Vegas was home until a tragedy and it’s aftermath spurred an expansion hockey team to forge deep, deep bonds between us and our fellow Las Vegans.
This team embraced our city
In the days following the tragic shootings at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on 1 October, 2017, people in Las Vegas became family. We checked in with each other, waited in 8 hours long lines to give blood, and watched in awe as our hockey team embraced our cm ...
Friday, August 19, 2016 / by Lisa Holmquist
by Lisa Holmquist
Searching for the right home takes time and energy. But if you use your local expert, we make sense out of all the options that may overwhelm you.
Start with finding a lender, so you know what your financial comfort level is – you will want to know how much home you can afford, what the monthly costs will be (which includes a homeowner’s association in much of the Las Vegas area), and how much cash you will need to bring to the closing table. A lot of people don’t take the step of finding a lender early enough in the process, and they find themselves losing out when they find a home they love, but aren’t ready to make an offer.
Once you have received a full underwritten approval you are ready to compete against other buyers for the home of your dreams.
TeamsummerlinTip: If you don’t know any lenders in the Las Vegas area, we can always send you a list of three or four to interview – just send us an email for a li ...