Daryl Hanna's Blog Posts

Should You Invest In A FixerUpper As A FirstTime Buyer

Should You Invest in a Fixer-Upper as a First-Time Buyer?Buying a fixer-upper is often seen as an easy way to save on a first home without sacrificing on important things like size and location. You

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Why Is It A Good Time To Buy A Home In Las Vegas

Why is it a good time to buy a home in Las Vegas? Why are buyers not buying homes in Las Vegas? INTEREST RATES ARE BELOW 4%! SELLERS ARE BACK TO PAYING CLOSING COSTS! SELLERS ARE WILLING TO MAKE

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Budget Friendly Ways To Prep Your Home For Sale

Putting your home on the market is a major decision that requires quite a bit of thought, but for homeowners on a budget, it can be tricky to find the best ways to ensure that everything is spotless

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How To Maximize Profit When Quickly Selling Your House

While it may be tempting to rely on your real estate agent to sell your home quickly, there are a number of projects you can take on yourself to speed up the process while also improving the value

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How To Stretch Your Decorating Budget When You Buy Your First Home As A Couple

When you buy a home together for the first time as a couple, your budget is a major factor throughout the process. Along with the down payment, mortgage, and closing costs, another expense to

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The Second Hand Economy How You Can Benefit And Save Money

The second-hand economy is a great way to make extra money. In fact, it’s a multi-billion dollar industry that helps eliminate waste by keeping items such as clothing and appliances out of

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Shopping For A Home Loan

The decision to buy a home puts you into a realm full of things you have not dealt with prior, especially if you used to rent your home, whether an apartment or house. Owning a house brings a whole

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Repairs And Touchups That Improve Home Value

First, keep in mind that you don’t need a giant improvement to achieve your goal. Small improvements introduced in almost every room, including the exterior of the house, is what you’re aiming

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Home Improvement Tips To Increase Home Value Floors

Floors have become show pieces for well-decorated homes in recent years. This highlights the importance of your decision to change what you have, whether that means carpet or hardwood. It is no

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Home Inspection Tips For Home Buyers

What to Know About Home InspectionsThe house hunt is over, and you decide to start the closing process on your soon-to-be home. You have visited the house and seen it as its best, beautifully

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Home Is Possible For Teachers

Home is Possible for Teachers    The State of NV has just came out with a new program to help teachers get into a new home. As we know our teachers are very important to our community

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Common Seller Mistakes

Common Seller Pricing MistakesThis list of frequent seller' mistakes regarding house listing pricing can help you avoid the pitfalls involved in selling your home. If setting a price was simple and

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Common Mistakes For First Time Home Buyers

Home hunting is exciting, exhausting, and anxiety-provoking, all with good reason. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes that prevent them from reaching their goal. Learn from these tips to avoid

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Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home

Owning your own home may be one of the defining qualities of the American Dream, the set of ideals that includes opportunity for prosperity and success, and an upward social mobility for the family

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Pull Of A Great Open House With This Prep Schedule

Pull Off a Great Open House With This Prep ScheduleWhen it comes to holding open houses in an attempt to sell your home, first impressions are often the only impressions you get the chance to make.

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Home Buying Tips For You And Your Partner

Buying a home is a very stressful event for anyone. Figuring out what you can afford and what you want can make you just want to lie down and forget about it. But it’s important to build equity

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Pace Change In The Market

I know what you’re thinking… the market is starting to slow down. I mean, isn’t that what you have been reading and what Realtor’s ® are talking about? The market slowing down? Bubble

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Jumpstart Your DIY Home Maintenance List This Spring

After a long, dreary winter, spring brings forth an energy that can motivate you to take care of things around your home. While typical spring cleaning involves purging and organizing, one should

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Secrets Every Home Seller Needs To Know

First Steps to Home Selling"But You Gotta Know the Territory" -- and TerminologyLocation! Location! Location! is the most crucial consideration in commercial real estate and a major factor, if

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Which Down Payment Strategy Is Right For You

ou’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and

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5 Criteria For Pricing A Home

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision

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Dont Gamble On Your Home Improvements

Don’t Gamble on Your Home Improvements Your home isn’t a “set it and forget” investment. While its value does rely on the market, there are plenty of otherfactors that can turn your

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Six Tips For Increasing Your Homes Resale Value

Photo via PixabayCertain home improvements can dramatically increase the resale value of your home. The question is which ones bring you the most value and which ones are not worth the time or.

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Las Vegas Will Be KING In 2018

So Las Vegas received some BIG NEWS yesterday from Realtor.com.... CLICK HERE TO READ ALL ABOUT IT.... All I have been hearing over the past 12-16 months is how Las Vegas is in the middle of a huge

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Weddings And Houses And Plans Oh My

Weddings and Houses and Plans, Oh My!Planning a wedding is stressful enough but when you add house hunting to your chore list, things can get downright hectic. Never fear, my dear, we’ve got you

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Saying Goodbye To Home

How to Help Kids Cope with MovingStability and a strong network of friends and family are essential to childhood development. But, sometimes, as parents, we must make decisions that threaten the

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Distressed Does Not Mean Falling Apart

Since I first received my real estate license I have always been attracted to distressed property. I think with my contracting background and my love for real estate, distressed property is just

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Purchase Your Home Despite The Sellers Market

It's a seller's market, is it smart to buy a home now? Normally I would say no BUT in Las Vegas right now the answer is YES!!! Before you label me as a crazy nut follow me here for just a few.

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How Buyers Survive In A Sellers Market

My real estate business has always been an even mix of buyers and sellers... So I represent approx. 40-50 buyers every year and right now in Las Vegas if you are looking to purchase a home in the

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Homebuyers Guide To Buying A Home With Bad Credit

A huge myth I want to talk about is, you can't buy a home with bad credit... I will say that some people's credit is so bad that they would definitely never qualify for a mortgage, but even for

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Whats Holding You Back From Buying

What is holding you back from owning a new home??With interest rates back at historically low levels I am wondering why more people are NOT taking advantage of such a low rate and buying a home!! I

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A Thriving Real Estate Market Calls For Expert Agents

I hear many people say that it’s easy to be a Real Estate Agent in a booming market; That could not be further from the truth! Most people who udder those words are not involved ina real estate

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Red Rock Country Club Property For Sale

Located in the prestigious West Gate Red Rock Country Club Community, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 4 car garage features interior and exterior stone veneer, granite counter tops throughout, stainless

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Desert Shores Corner Lot Beauty

Check out 8401 Bay Point - Located in Desert Shores on a corner lot, this home features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, den, loft, 3 car garage, pool, spa, covered patio and walk out balcony off the master

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Do I Need A Real Estate Agent

I hear and read about it all the time... Especially from sellers!! One of the biggest myth's in Real Estate is.... YOU DO NOT NEED AN AGENT! Why do we need an agent? First and foremost, there has

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Undervalued High Rise Condo Market

I remember back in my partying days walking down South Beach, Florida and looking at all the high-rise condo for sale signs up & down the beach... It was 2005-2006 and the condo market in So Florida

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Negotiate Your Home Price

I have been licensed now for 14 years and I have seen things that would blow the average person’s mind! I wish I would have kept a journal about all my adventures as a Realtor in the city of Las

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Las Vegas High Rise Condo Market Is Undervalued

Why the Las Vegas High-Rise Condo Market is Severely UndervaluedI remember back in my partying days walking down South Beach, Florida and looking at all the high-rise condo for sale signs up & down

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