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Nevada Summit Club by Discovery, Las Vegas

The Summit Club is designed to be the perfect community for a high-end and modern lifestyle. Nestled between the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the Las Vegas Strip, it sprawls across 555 acres and is just 15 minutes away from the heart of the city. A joint venture of the Howard Hughes Corporation® and Discovery Land Company, the development is the latest addition to the award-winning master-planned community of Summerlin. It broke ground around a year ago and is currently under construction.  A new level of luxury and exclusivity The Summit Club is a showcase of tak... Read More

Farmers Market in Summerlin

When the Downtown Summerlin Farmers Market opened its doors in 2015, it was so successful, organizers just had to make it a new Summerlin tradition. Visitors continue to rave about the wide selection of goods, from nuts roasted in honey to kettle corn, Jamaican jerky chicken, gluten-free dog food, and more. They fall in love with the various bread dips and marinades, the homemade pastries, salsas, sausages and meatballs, and some of the freshest produce that can be found in Las Vegas. The best organic offerings Curated by Kerry Clasby, a.k.a. the Intuitive Forager, the weekly market... Read More

Strawberry Festival 2016

One of the events Summerlin residents look forward to every year is the Strawberry Festival. This celebration is timed on or around the strawberry harvest season, which is typically in the late spring here in Southern Nevada. Strawberries abound at this time of the year, and the festival is a great way of celebrating the fruit and meeting the neighbors. This year, the Strawberry Festival at the Gardens Park Farmers Market is set on Thursday, May 5, 4 to 8 p.m. Artists, crafters, food, live music, games, and a farmers market await guests in this free event.   There are going to be al... Read More

2016 Nevada Health Care Forum Golf Tournament

Golf for a cause – register for the 2016 Nevada Health Care Forum Golf Tournament on April 30. As in previous years, the proceeds for this event will benefit wounded troops and their families. Where: Red Rock Country Club’s Arroyo Course This year, the beautiful Red Rocks Country Club – Arroyo Course in Summerlin is the site of the annual tournament. With stunning views of the Spring Mountains and the Las Vegas skyline, this Arnold Palmer Signature golf course offers offers top-notch, challenging play. A links-style Par 72 course, the Arroyo measures 6,883 yards from the longes... Read More

Downtown Summerlin, Las Vegas

Downtown Summerlin is the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant urban center. The heart of the Summerlin master-planned development, it is bounded by the 215 Beltway, Charleston Boulevard, Town Center Drive, and Sahara Avenue. Spanning 400 acres, Downtown Summerlin boasts some of the finest shopping, dining and outdoor entertainment experiences in Southern Nevada. A one-stop lifestyle destination Downtown Summerlin is no "run and shop" establishment. Designed to be a lifestyle destination, it’s centered on an open-air complex that stands many notches above others of its kind. Inviting wa... Read More

The Las Vegas Valley housing market: home prices, sales rising

The March 2016 figures are in, and it's showing good things for the Las Vegas real estate market. While the latest numbers don't point to a dramatic improvement, they reflect a trend toward a slow and steady rise – something the market has been experiencing in the last year or so. With the recent developments, the market is seen to be coming closer to a more balanced state than it has been in the last five years. Here are the highlights on current market conditions: Increasing home prices and home sales Home prices and home sales have been increasing, a trend that has been obs... Read More

Advice for First-Time Buyers

The first time you buy a home can be the most exciting and the most nerve-racking experience. In order to make the process a positive one, take this helpful advice for first-time buyers to heart. It can help you avoid many of the mistakes that first-time homebuyers make and can ensure that you buy the house that is right for you. Here is the general roadmap for happy house hunting! Financing First Before you even begin to start saving properties and calling agents, you have to get your finances in order. That begins with cleaning up old debts, improving your credit score, and build... Read More

The Importance of the Appraisal

One step that sellers often overlook in the home selling process is the appraisal. You can hypothetically list your home for any asking price you want (of course that’s not the best strategy), but mortgage lenders will only approve buyers for the amount of the appraisal – and if it falls short of the agreed upon sales price, this could result in the purchase contract getting cancelled. Understanding this concept will help you to grasp the importance of the appraisal when selling a home. It will also help you to make the right choices when pricing your home, as you’ll want to use ... Read More