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Relocate to Las Vegas

Buying a new home is a significant investment, and it may seem like an even larger purchase when you're searching for a house out of state. There are many amazing Las Vegas homes for sale around the city, and some of our prospective buyers are looking to relocate from miles away.

Our real estate agents understand that the home buying process is often an experience with many questions and uncertainties. Rest assured, thousands of people purchase properties in different states all the time — some even move to Las Vegas from other countries! We've put together this guide answering your questions and offering tips on how to relocate to Las Vegas from a different state.

  • Take a Breath

    Breathe in and breathe out — the home buying process is the start of a fantastic new chapter of your life. It's okay to feel nervous or scared, but trust in your decision and focus on the positives of your move.

  • Do Thorough Research

    Of course, there's no substitute for being physically in a place, but there's a lot to be said for researching an area online. You can easily access maps, crime rates, school zones, job markets, and virtually all other necessary information. Take advantage of these resources and learn as much as you can before you begin your house hunt.

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Las Vegas Thanksgiving Day Races
Everybody loves a good Thanksgiving feast, but let's be honest – it's not a tradition that does our waistlines any favors. So if you're looking for a way to burn off a few extra calories this holiday season, you're in luck.

Our real estate agents are here to let you know that these five runs, walks and races will get your Thanksgiving off to a running start in the Las Vegas area. They represent an opportunity not only to get some exercise before your Thanksgiving dinner but also to help out some great causes. So let's get moving!

  1. Las Vegas Turkey Trot (Boulder City, NV)
    The Las Vegas Turkey Trot follows a beautiful course along the Historic Railroad Trail, passing through Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam, and providing incredible views overlooking Lake Mead. This half marathon, 12K, 5K, 1-mile stroll and relay kicks off bright and early on November 22 – Thanksgiving Morning – with packet pick-up starting at 6:30 and a half marathon getting underway at 7:30. Refreshments will be provided at the finish line.

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Las Vegas Neighborhoods
While you're on the lookout for Las Vegas homes for sale, keep in mind that you're not just looking for a great house. You're also looking for a great neighborhood.

Evaluating a neighborhood can be a lot more complex than evaluating a house, but there are several factors that make great neighborhoods stand out. Our real estate agents want to let you know what to look for as you're exploring neighborhoods in search of your dream home. 

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Las Vegas Neighborhood Safety
With resorts, casinos, fabulous shows, and prime shopping venues, Las Vegas excitement draws visitors from around the world. But it's not just a big adult playground. If you keep family safety in mind as you tour Las Vegas homes for sale, you'll find the perfect Vegas neighborhood to live, work, and raise your family. 

Our real estate agents believe there's a Vegas neighborhood with a family-safe environment that's right for you. To assist you in evaluating a community before you make a commitment, we offer "6 Ways to Tell If Your New Las Vegas Neighborhood is Safe."

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Use These Tips to Scout Out Your Perfect Neighborhood 

Pick the Perfect Las Vegas Neighborhood

Looking for a home in Las Vegas? As you compare different listings, you probably have a lot of factors to consider, but ultimately your new location has to be the right place for you and your family. Our real estate agents can help you scout the most promising places to live, but here's a hint: it helps to start with a buyer-friendly neighborhood. After all, location is everything, and you want to make sure your new home checks off all the right boxes: comfortable, safe, and a wise place to make a long-term investment.

Here are five of our favorite signs that a Las Vegas neighborhood is buyer-friendly:

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10 Top Henderson Neighborhoods to Buy a Home
Henderson, Nevada is a unique, exciting community with a variety of entertainment options, a booming luxury real estate market, and appealing properties to fit every budget. When you're shopping for homes in Henderson it really helps to do your research about the city's many neighborhoods. Our REALTORS® have you covered, with a preview of the top 10 neighborhoods in Henderson.

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Las Vegas Neighborhoods

Updated 1/28/2020

Are you interested in finding Las Vegas homes for sale in the best neighborhoods? Las Vegas is a great place for young professionals and families to begin the next chapter of their lives. It's quickly becoming one of the nation's fastest-growing cities for employment in STEM industries. Beyond the glitz and glamour of The Strip, there are dozens of communities designed to meet every need and desire you could imagine. Let's look at 10 top Las Vegas neighborhoods to buy a home. 

  1. Summerlin
    If you're looking for a fabulous home in Las Vegas, look to Summerlin first. This area is the third-ranked best-selling master-planned community in the country. With six of the nation's top-ten homebuilders developing these homes, the only element of this community rivaling its fantastic living spaces are the amazing shopping, dining, and exploring within feet from your front door.  

  2. Henderson
    Perfect for men and women who desire a fast-paced, amenity-rich lifestyle of a major city without the distractions of Las Vegas tourism, more than 300,000 people call Henderson home. As one of the safest cities in the state, it also has a higher median household income level than the US average.

  3. North Las Vegas
    Homes in North Las Vegas benefit from an active and bustling community where there's always something exciting, relaxing, and unforgettable going on. With plenty of world-class golf courses, hiking trails, and aquatics, you'll never run out of enjoyment. With a robust population of 243,000, it also features a fast-growing economy, easy access to local universities, and plenty of transit options. 

  4. Primm
    Less than a half of an hour south of Las Vegas, Primm homes offer dual proximity to the best attractions in Southern Nevada and Eastern California. With unrivaled shopping, fine dining, and unique attractions within minutes, the Gateway to Southern Nevada's small population offers small-town comfort and direct access to some of the best vacation destinations in the world. 

  5. Spring Valley
    Just two miles west of the Vegas Strip, Spring Valley homes are popular for those who work in the lively local tourism and hospitality industries. It features a large park, a vibrant Asian-American community, and a number of famous residents such as Jonathan and Drew Scott of the hit show Property Brothers on HGTV.

  6. Southern Highlands
    Only 10 miles from The Strip, the Southern Highlands community stretches 2,300 acres and features an award-winning, members-only golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones. With homes ranging from the cozy high 100,000s through multi-million-dollar properties, there's a space for people of all budgets and lifestyles in Southern Highlands. 

  7. Boulder City
    The safest city in Nevada, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2019, Boulder City homes are situated in the midst of some of Nevada's most striking natural beauty. About 26 miles south of Las Vegas, Boulder City is a tight-knit community of just under 16,000 that's well known as a great place to retire. It also offers great golfing, its own municipal airport, and close proximity to the historic Hoover Dam.

  8. Sun City
    Sun City is a retirement community catering to owners aged 55 and older. With a small population of 25,000, this peaceful community is noted for its beautiful architectural features. Nearly every home in this neighborhood is a single-story residence, and the community features enjoyable amenities such as four pools, five friendly community centers, and tennis and racquetball courts.  

  9. Desert Shores
    Desert Shores is a master-planned community situated in the stunning foothills of northwest Las Vegas. With 28 unique residential neighborhoods surrounding a community lagoon, playground, basketball court, and more, this area has everything from quaint condos and single-family homes to large custom-designed properties secluded behind private gates. 

  10. Sheep Mountain
    Sheep Mountain is named for the gorgeous Sheep Mountain Range resting north the Las Vegas skyline. Reaching a maximum elevation of over 9,000 feet, this community is known for its stable housing market, sunny weather, and high per-capita income. 

Homes in Las Vegas Neighborhoods

Want to find out more? Our REALTORS® will be glad to help you. Contact Wardley Real Estate to find a home in beautiful Las Vegas, NV.