Pete Arriola's Blog Posts

Desert Landscaping Ideas for Your Backyard: Complete Guide

Designing the landscape around your property into a desert-theme helps you celebrate the local environment, Here's some ideas for your yard.Designing the landscape around your property into a desert

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Las Vegas Casino Resort Fragrances and Scents

A trademark feature of any Las Vegas casino is the distinctive scent that immediately assaults your nose as you enter the property. While some visitors find fragrances used on the casino to be

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5 Strategies to Have a More Organized Work Space

Like thinking vertically, especially if storage space is lacking.Working from home has a lot to offer. No more long commute (or drama from your cubicle mate). It's so much easier to be productive,

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First-Time Homebuyer Loans & Grants January 2022

First-time homebuyers have multiple options to finance the purchase of their first home. Be sure to review the available federal and state programs designed specifically for first-time homebuyers,

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eXp Realty Named One of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work for 5th Straight Year

eXp World Holdings, Inc.eXp Ranked No. 4 Out of 100 U.S. Large Companies and No. 15 Out of 25 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work Canada ListeXp Realty Ranked 4 on Glassdoor Best Places to Work

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Record number of homes sold in 2021 in Las Vegas area

A record 50,010 residential properties were sold in Southern Nevada in 2021, according to a report today from Las Vegas Realtors.That breaks the previous high mark established in 2011 by nearly 2

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Color at Home 3 Ways to Make the Most of Color at Home

3 Ways to Make the Most of Color at HomeIf you’re thinking of updating, remodeling or repairing your home this year, it’s time to start planning. Want to make the most of your

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What Experts Predict for Mortgage Rates in 2022

It is no secret that 2021 was a tough year for prospective home buyers. Historically low mortgage rates played a role in creating a fierce seller’s market. Due to covid, the transition to

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4 Ways to Update Without Renovating

4 Ways to Update Without RenovatingNovember 25 2021Renovation projects can be time-consuming and expensive. Fortunately, they’re not your only option if you’re looking to change up the

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Cryptocurrency in the Housing Market

The Future of Cryptocurrency in the Housing Market2021 was the biggest year for cryptocurrency since Bitcoin's introduction in 2009. Bitcoin’s growth has made it a practical currency for

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Protect Real Estate Clients Against Cyberattacks

As more real estate business is conducted online, hackers have greater opportunities to disrupt your transactions. Compromised email accounts, identity theft, and real estate fraud are among

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Five Emerging Home Design Trends

With more time spent on activities in the home, flexible design is becoming increasingly important to homeowners. Also, they want to bring more outdoor elements inside. These are among the latest

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Luxury Homes Reach Record Sales

 Home sales in the U.S. priced above $1 million surged 244.4% YOY in May, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The NAR's data also shows that sales at this price point are

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Upgrades That Will Add Value to Your New Construction Home

You’ve just made a very big decision. You’ve signed a contract on a new construction home. After months of research, visiting multiple home builders and touring their model homes, you

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Schools in Summerlin Las Vegas

Summerlin® Las Vegas, has over 20 schools and 10 of them are nationally-recognized private schools and 16 public schools. Several colleges and specialized higher education facilities are also

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How is the Las Vegas Real Estate Market?

How is the Las Vegas Real Estate Market as of the first week of May 2021?The Vegas housing market kept accelerating in April 2021 as prices reached another all-time high. As of May 5, 2021, the

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Organizing and Spring Cleaning Your Home

Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your HomeYour homeIf you have been at home more often than usual over the past year, you are not alone. For many people, spending so much time in their house or

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Ways to Relax at Home

It is important to find ways to unwind, even if you just take ten minutes a day to do it. When you’re able to relax, your mind and body will be better equipped to tackle any challenge that

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Four Ways to Be in Top Condition to Fight Summer Heat

Brace yourselves for another hot summer in Las Vegas so be sure that your home is ready for that summer heat. With these simple upgrades and repairs, you'll have peace of mind knowing that your home

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Multi-Generational Home Sales Increase During COVID-19

Multi-Generational Home Sales Increase During COVID-19By: Jessica LautzBuyers purchasing multi-generational homes during the pandemic rose to a series high of 15%,according to the 2020 Profile

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Tips on Hiring a Handyman

Here are our top six tips for successfully hiring a handyman who will provide you with quality work and a great customer experience.Determine Exactly What You Need Done.It’s important to have

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Who Will Qualify for Rental Assistance in 2021?

As part of last month’s COVID-19 stimulus package, $25 billion in federal assistance funds are expected to be disbursed to states today, Jan. 26.There could be a rush for funds with an

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Real Estate Housing Issues in 2021

1. Inventory shortages2. Vaccines will boost consumer confidence3. Foreclosures4. Low mortgage rates will continue to drive demand5. A permanent shift to remote work could encourage more moves6.

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How Has COVID Affected Triple Net Properties

This past July 2020 the USA was 4 months into the COVID Pandemic. While certain industries such as casual dining have been hit hard, across the board triple nets are in high demand. They provide

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Five surprises learned house hunting in a pandemic

Five surprises learned house hunting in a pandemic  Buying a home is never a simple undertaking. Even at the best of times, house hunting comes with lots of built-in stressors, from

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Clark County CARES Housing Assistance Program

Hello everyone,Last Tuesday during the NV Interim Finance Committee Meeting $30 Million in CARES act dollars was approved to use for direct assistance to help with rent. Clark County alone will now

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How to Refinance Your Mortgage

If you’re thinking about refinancing your mortgage but your hand is still cramping from signing your original closing documents on your home loan, breathe easy.Refinancing your mortgage isn

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Las Vegas home prices hit new record in June amid pandemic

by Matthew SeemanTuesday, July 7th 2020LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The price for a Las Vegas valley home hit a new record last month during the pandemic, according to a local realtor organization.The

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Homes Offices In A Post-pandemic World

What Will Homes Look Like In A Post-pandemic World?A lot has changed in just a few months, and for many that includes the idea of what a 'dream home' looks like. Not long ago, buyers were showing

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NV Governor Sisolak announced gradual lift to eviction moratorium, announces rental assistance program

Governor Sisolak announced gradual lift to eviction moratorium, announces rental assistance programCarson City, NV - June 25, 2020Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed Emergency Directive

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Nevada Governor extends Phase 2 through July 31; Open Houses still not allowed

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak will sign a directive on Monday extending Phase 2 of reopening plans through the end of July.According to a media release, the extension comes "due

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Vegas home prices hit $300K, selling at slower pace

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas home prices inched back up to the $300,000 mark in March while fewer properties changed hands and more homes were on the market than one year ago, according to a newly

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