Investor Central

Welcome to the premier resource for Las Vegas investors looking to generate wealth through real estate. Whether you already own a property and need management help or you need assistance to get started, you have found the right place.

Friday, December 28, 2012

What to Ask a Plumber Before Buying a House

It may seem silly to worry over something such as plumbing, but when you're buying a house, the three questions in the following article may save you quite a bit of time and money:


Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Where America Wants to Live: The Top Cities of 2012

Not only did Las Vegas do well on's top neighborhood list, but it also placed #1 on its overall top cities list of where people want to live. Thanks to a recent rise in median home price and a sharp decline in inventory, it looks as if the Las Vegas housing market is poised for a comeback in 2013. Check out the link below!


Wednesday, December 19, 2012

America's Hottest Neighborhoods of 2012

The Spring Valley neighborhood in Las Vegas, NV ranks #4 on's official 2012 list of America's Hottest Neighborhoods! Read what the article has to say about why you should consider investing in a Spring Valley home:


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

RE/MAX Sitewide Revamp

The official RE/MAX website has received a site-wide makeover! The search for properties has never looked so visually pleasing and user friendly. Check out the newly improved website and browse around for various helpful real estate tips and tools!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Las Vegas Deemed One of Top Sellers’ Markets in U.S.

From the article: "With investors gobbling up cheap homes and turning them into rentals, Las Vegas has become one of the top "sellers' markets" in the country. The Las Vegas Valley is the fourth-best U.S. metro area to sell a house, according to a report out today from research firm Zillow."

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Truth About Investments

What's the best way to reach your investment goals? Refer to the following article created by Dave Ramsey, a well-respected investment professional whose principles have helped to guide a network of professional investment advisors called ELPs (Endorsed Local Providers).


Monday, December 10, 2012

All Cash $$$

Making an investment and planning to acquire your purchase entirely with cash? Read this quick advice section that provides some useful information to make your cash transaction a success:


Friday, December 7, 2012

U.S. Home Prices Rise in October by Most in 6 Years

This year, U.S. home prices have experienced the largest yearly gain since July of 2006. According to the report in this article, overall prices increased in 45 states in October, up from 43 states the previous month. Furthermore, home buying has become more affordable with a greater demand, as mortgage rates are near records lows while rents in many cities are rising. Read the article linked below for more info.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Salary Calculator

Find out what your potential job compensation could be by geographical area. Be informed and maximize your earning potential.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Info About Making an Offer

In the guide linked below, learn about the two different types of offers you can make when buying a home, and also familiarize yourself with the offer-making process.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Las Vegas Ranked in Top 50 Fastest-Growing Metropolitan Areas

A computer projection model, created by Pitney Bowes as a way of assisting businesses in mapping future expansion plans, has provided data that can help real estate, retail, and a range of other businesses plan their growth strategy scientifically. According to the projection, Las Vegas ranks 48th in percentage of anticipated growth and 23rd in the expected number of new households.
Photographer: STEVE MARCUS

Friday, November 30, 2012

Las Vegas Homes = Good Investment

From the article: "Housing instability in Las Vegas could be seen as negative by a number of people, especially current homeowners. However, falling home prices has made the prospect of purchasing a home for sale in Las Vegas much more affordable for entry-level homebuyers." 

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Investors: An Agent’s Help Can Improve Your Return

Is now a good time to invest? Why is working with a skilled, knowledgeable, experienced real estate agent one of the best assets a real estate investor can have?
Find out in the article linked below!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Las Vegas Housing Market Shows Continued Improvement

From the article: "The Las Vegas area housing market continues to outperform last year with rising sales and more building permits."
Continue reading for numbers and details by clicking on the article link provided below.
Photographer: LEILA NAVIDI

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Distressed Properties Can Be a Good Deal, But Be Careful

Looking to invest on a "distressed property", such as a foreclosure, lender-owned property, or short sale? Like any other type of investment, there are items that you should be aware of when considering your options. In regards to distressed properties, read the following article to find out what you should know before investing:

Monday, November 26, 2012

Owners: Tax Credits Boost ‘Green’ Home Remodeling

Need some incentives to "go green"? As it turns out, the U.S. government has made it more attractive and financially attainable to remodel your home as more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Nevada Suffers Setback on Foreclosure Rate

From the article:"Just when it seemed Nevada's foreclosure rate was improving, the state's volume of distressed real estate catapulted last month."

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Financial Considerations

Before jumping into the investing or home-buying process, it is important to make yourself aware of the financial areas that should always be considered. Here's a helpful tip from the following article:
"Your total monthly payment for housing expenses, which include mortgage principal, interest, taxes, and insurance (PITI), should not exceed 30-40% of your total monthly income."

Monday, November 19, 2012

Add Real Estate to Your Retirement Account

It's important to know the options when building your retirement account! Read the following article to find out if real estate investments are right for you.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Moving to Las Vegas?

Make the process a little less stressful by checking out the following move-in guide, provided by one of the Las Vegas valley's most trusted sources for news.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Las Vegas Foreclosure Rate Continues to Plunge

Stability is slowly returning to the Las Vegas housing market. These plunging foreclosure statistics are a much needed relief to all Las Vegas homeowners!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Investors Take Big Bite out of Las Vegas Housing Supply

The housing supply in Las Vegas has shrunk rapidly over this past year as cash investors continue to buy homes in bulk for the purpose of renting them out. From the article: "Housing inventory fell nationally by 19 percent, including 15 percent in the bottom tier and 22 percent in the upper tier."

Monday, October 8, 2012

Ready to Make an Offer?

Start by understanding the offer process so that you will be aware of all possible advantages when making negotiations.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Las Vegas Home Prices Up 15 Percent Over Year

Local home prices are now up 15 percent from one year ago. From the article, "Realtors say it's the first double-digit annual price increase since 2005."

Monday, September 10, 2012

GLVAR Reports - August 2012

The following link leads to a summary of August 2012 housing statistics from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.


Monday, September 3, 2012

Report: Las Vegas New Home Sales Up, Prices Down

Although many homeowners are still struggling to stay afloat, investors are helping to bring the Las Vegas home market back to life. The photo below shows new homes under construction in the Henderson valley.

Photographer: LEILA NAVIDI

Monday, August 27, 2012

Buying Options Open 'Hidden' Doors

There may be more buying options than you think. Take a look at this PDF article to get an idea of the "alternative" paths to home ownership.


Monday, August 13, 2012

Questions to Ask When Choosing a REALTOR®

Do you need help finding the right realtor? Take a look at this article that will help you to ask important questions in finding a realtor to meet your specific needs.