LAS VEGAS REAL ESTATE — “The Pendulum is Swinging to the other side”

SnapShot of the current market in Las Vegas today…. [What a buyer can expect]  

UpDated:  May 13, 2012 ~Banks/sellers are selling at the Fair Market Value [FMV] of today….FMV is a discount of 50-60-70% off original sold pricing of 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.

~Also the banks/sellers are absorbing the loss on the huge deficiency on the defaulted mortgage for the winning buyer.

~The banks/sellers are also delivering clear and marketable title; whereas they are paying for all delinquencies with penalties & interest [water, gas, electric, sewer, property taxes, hoa fees, etc.] and liens on title that have been left by the previous defaulting owner for the buyer.

~The banks/sellers are also paying for the Title Commitment insuring that they are delivering clear and marketable title for the buyer.

~The banks/sellers are also paying for Realtor fees.  [This is approximately 4-6% of a sales price for both Seller and Buyer agent share]

~The banks/sellers are paying for their own closing costs.  No buyer contributions are requested by the banks.

~The banks/sellers are selling properties in “As is” condition; whereas no repairs are made.

~The banks/sellers are paying for the Home Owner’s Association Resale Package.
~There are prevalent bidding wars and multiple offer situations on properties.
~Sales price is increasing.
~Inventory is consistantly on the decline.


Date 03/11/12 05/13/12
Total 6959 4859
Shortsale 2757 1356
Reos 1043 639
Straight 3159 2855

~In essence, buyer may expect an unprecedented great deal in one of the most exciting cities on this planet today!   Fabulous Las Vegas!!

Julia St. Marie, RRG, ABR, RSPS

Phone:  702-355-H-O-M-E (4663)

Fax: 702-791-1094


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