Archive for October, 2005

MS Las Vegas Real Estate Salutes Habitat For Humanity

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

The Las Vegas Chapter of Habitat for Humanity just got started on three of 60 Las Vegas homes they plan to build over the next three years in the Vegas Heights community. Sponsors for these new Las Vegas homes are the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Nevada Subcontractors Association and the Wells Fargo Home and Consumer Loan Division. Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas is well on its way to building over 30 homes in Vegas Heights alone. Not everyone in Las Vegas is as self-absorbed as you might think. There is a waiting list to get on a crew to help build houses for those in need. Another blog entry in the continuing series….Las Vegas is a real city. You can’t have a real city without real people willing to look beyond themselves to make things better for the community. There’s no shortage of that here, no matter how crowded the poker rooms are. MS Las Vegas Real Estate is proud to be

Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate: Hardwood Style!

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

First there was the famous MTV “Real World” Suite at The Palms, home to decadence and debauchery that would make MTV blush since the show ended and the real parties began. Now The Palms Hotel is about to slam dunk Las Vegas with the 347-room Fantasy Tower, a $600 million monument to everything cool that includes the world’s only luxury hotel suite with an indoor basketball court! The two-level, 10,000-square-foot “Hardwood Suite” comes with a locker room, scoreboard, pool table, poker table and dance floor. Las Vegas luxury real estate of the casino-resort variety just keeps pushing the envelope, and why not? In Las Vegas anything is possible! MS Las Vegas Real Estate is right in the middle of the action. Dial the phone…888-349-2595. We’ll show you some incredible Las Vegas

It's Official…Hooters Casino in Las Vegas!

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

We’re serious…the Nevada Gaming Commission has officially approved plans for a Las Vegas casino based on the Hooters business model. The San Remo Hotel (across the street from the MGM Grand) is slated to be transformed into everything Hooters to the tune of $65 million. The Hooters Hotel is scheduled to open in early February 2006. Football celebrity Dan Marino will be opening an up-scale restaurant in the facility. It should prove an interesting experiment…after all….no one has tried the provocative approach in Las Vegas before! MS Las Vegas Real Estate will check out Dan Marino’s place and let you know. Thinking about Las Vegas real estate for investment or vacation purposes? Consult with The Sterling Team at Red Rock Canyon Realty. Give us a call at

Las Vegas Homes / Positive Outlook / Continued Strength

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

The residential real estate market in Las Vegas continues to defy the “bubble theory” touted by so-called economic experts. The market for Las Vegas homes is posting statistics to die for! Wow, what a year for closings! How about a total of 27,442 through the third quarter, a 30 percent increase from the same period last year. The median price of a new Las Vegas home broke through the $300,000 barrier for the first time in September to $301,050. The median price of an existing single family home has just clocked in at $284,500. How does this sound for a bubble bursting? Las Vegas new home prices have increased 21.6 percent for the year so far, and existing home prices are up 20 percent. What’s going on? Regular readers of this blog are well aware of the strong economic fundamentals underpinning the housing market in Southern Nevada. Want to know more? Contact MS Las Vegas Real Estate for more information at

Bye Bye Boardwalk: Here Comes Project CityCenter!

Friday, October 21st, 2005

January 9th is the last day of operation for The Boardwalk Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. It’s time to make way for the beginning of Project City Center! MGM Mirage has an incredible plan for a city within a city on a 66 acre plot of land between Monte Carlo and Bellagio. Slated for completion in 2009, CityCenter will feature a master-planned mixture of gaming space, hotel rooms, luxury condos, retail and fine dining. Residents will find themselves enveloped in an urban village motif that caters to their every need. Having Bellagio right next door is not so bad either! Las Vegas luxury real estate takes another step forward in 2009 with the opening of CityCenter. MS Las Vegas Real Estate is your guide to all that the “new” Las Vegas has to offer. Give us a call at

Las Vegas Country Club Real Estate at Monterey

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

If you’re looking for a condominium in close proximity to the Las Vegas Strip, look no further than Monterey at the Las Vegas Country Club. This beautiful guard-gated community is coveniently located right behind the Las Vegas Hilton. Monterey is also convenient to UNLV and various nearby business parks and medical centers. Las Vegas real estate at Monterey offers one, two and three-bedroom condominiums, including units that enjoy views of the Country Club golf course. The one-bedroom floor plans range from 750 to 1,104 square feet, and are priced from the $190,000s. Standard features include upgraded appliances, cabinets and counter tops. Common amenities include five pools, a spa, fitness center, picnic areas and miles of tree-lined walking paths. Las Vegas Country Club is “old school” Las Vegas at it’s finest and Monterey provides a Las Vegas home that lives up to that tradition. Contact MS Las Vegas Real Estate for more information at

The Ardiente Community Presents Eight Model Homes!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

Ardiente is the newest age-qualified community to debut in the Las Vegas valley. North Las Vegas Homes at Ardiente are designed around a resort-style theme that includes a clubhouse, shimmering pools, putting greens, tennis courts and so much more. The Ardiente community will also be guard-gated for extra security and privacy. Eight model homes have been unveiled as part of the grand opening ceremonies just this past week. The floor plans are priced from $284,000. Contact MS Las Vegas Real Estate for more information about North Las Vegas real estate in the brand new age-qualified Ardiente community. Give us a call at

Summerlin Real Estate: 19 Villages and Counting

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

Summerlin real estate is organized into aesthetically pleasing villages, each centered around its own distinctive parks and/or golf courses. “The Mesa” is the 19th village of Summerlin homes to be developed. At complete build-out, the Summerlin community will be home to 30 residential villages. Each Summerlin village makes it’s own unique contribution to Las Vegas real estate by virtue of it’s thematic style of architecture and design.More than 30 percent of Summerlin has been set aside as open community space for the benefit of all Summerlin residents . The extensive trail system, so pleasing to walkers, joggers and cyclists, will eventually extend over 150 miles. Summerlin?s numerous parks and ball fields (many lit for evening enjoyment) are incredibly popular with residents of Summerlin homes.MS Las Vegas Real Estate is fully prepared to present every facet of the Summerlin real estate community. Our knowledge and experience are at your disposal. Give us a call at

New Summerlin Homes at The Mesa Village

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

“The Mesa” is the nineteenth residential village to be developed as part of the Summerlin master-plan of outstanding Las Vegas homes. Encompassing 497 acres, Summerlin real estate at The Mesa is sure to be in high demand as the construction and sales process unfolds. The first neighborhood available for purchase is Ladera. Builders include KB Home, Richmond American and Engle Homes. At completion, Ladera will add 616 Summerlin homes to The Mesa Village and will provide a large neighborhood park with a community swimming pool. Contact MS Las Vegas Real Estate for more information at

Small Business Administration in Nevada: Ranked Number One!

Monday, October 17th, 2005

The Small Business Administration’s Nevada office set new records for loans during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. This is yet another indication of both the strength of the Nevada economy and the pro-business policies and practices of Nevada state government. The SBA record breaking increase in total loan dollars was up 27% from the previous year. Regular readers of the MS Las Vegas Real Estate blog will find this news welcome, but not at all surprising. The Las Vegas economy is firing on all cylinders, and blog readers know it. Here’s another GREAT statistic and a tribute to the diversity of our great state:The Nevada SBA office set new records with 42 loans to blacks, 82 to Hispanics, 97 to borrowers of Asian descent, nine to American Indians and 193 to women in the latest fiscal year. How awesome is that! The U.S. government ranked the Nevada SBA office FIRST in the nation for performance in a tie with its San Diego and Los Angeles offices.MS Las Vegas Real Estate is very proud to be doing business in Nevada in general and Las Vegas in particular! Call us at 888-349-2595 if we can be of