Beth Ellyn Rosenthal's Blog Posts

Even in a Pandemic, Las Vegas is a HOT Thanksgiving Travel Destination

If you are going out of town for Thanksgiving, there's a good chance you're traveling to Las Vegas. TripIt, an on-line travel organizing site, reported this week Las Vegas ranked fourth on its top

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What's the most expensive and cheapest house for sale in Henderson?

Henderson Nevada. So close to the Las Vegas Strip--just a short hop west on the 215--but so far away in spirit and attitude.I moved from County to Henderson in 2003. I just love the look and feel of

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Tired of working at home? How about an office at the Bellagio?

Who is tired of working at home?No room for a home office? Kids always under foot? Internet spotty during those incessant Zoom calls? (I should have bought their stock in January, but I digress.

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Thinking of Refinancing? Add the (#@%^$) Pandemic Fee to the Equation

Homeowners. Last week your friendly federal government added a new "pandemic" fee (my name) to your refi. Here's the skinny:((hugs)) BETH

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Better Hurry Up If You Want to Refinance. Big New FEE Starting September 1

If you are refinancing your home, HURRY UP! Last night Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac made a surprise announcement. They are adding a new fee of .5 percent on every refi loan starting September 1.Last

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Surprise! People Who Want Out of Their Home Town Want In In Las Vegas. Surprise!

The covid-19 pandemic has taught folks three things:You love or hate your spouseYou love or hate your houseYou love or hate working from homeProbably the easiest thing to fix is the house part

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What's the best city in America for 1st time home buyers?

Henderson Nevada! So says WalletHub in its annual survey released July 9.Guess who was No. 7? Las Vegas! North Las Vegas came in No. 8.TThe video explains the good news for Clark County.((hugs))

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A Quick Video Primer for Landlords: How to Lower the Rent During the Pandemic

I believe it's my responsibility as Aspen, Dallas and Las Vegas's most caring landlord to help my tenants weather the economic crisis caused by the pandemic one. I wanted to lower their rents.

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A Landlord's Handbook: How I Was Able to Cut My Tenant's Rents in Half and Still Remain Solvent (Hopefully)

I pride myself on being Aspen, Dallas and Las Vegas's most caring landlord. When the pandemic hit and our Governor closed all the casinos, I knew it was time to live up to my self-annointed moniker

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What Could Have Been Before the Pandemic....

Las Vegas residential real estate was on track to have an ah-maz-ing spring. If only Mother Nature and her super contagious virus hadn't gotten in the way!Last Tuesday the S&P CoreLogic Case

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Las Vegas Comes in No. 1 On Another Horrible List

Las Vegas came in No. 1 as the city whose workers will be hit the hardest by the corona virus pandemic. Apartment List, a national online apartment website, issued its report this week called "The

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Las Vegas Is No. 2 on a List No One Wants To Be On

Ouch! Las Vegas (Clark County) just ranked No. 2 in Realtor.com's list of markets that will be hurt most by the coronavirus pandemic.... at least initially.Myrtle Beach's Horry County, South

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Restaurant Review: DW Bistro=Delicious Hipness With A Hint of Jamaica

What happens when you mix Jamaican jerk spices with traditional New Mexican cuisine and shake a little hipness over the top?Answer: You get DW Bistro!Chef Dalton Wilson (the DW part) and his partner

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BE's 14 Kewl Things to Do This Valentine's Day in Las Vegas

Hello! Friday is Valentine's Day. Las Vegas is the perfect place for romantic fun, if you have tons of money or if you have none!Here is my curated list of 14 kewl things to do in Las Vegas on

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Las Vegas Taxi Drivers Can No Longer Cheat Tourists (or Us Locals)

The Las Vegas Taxi Authority has established fixed fares between McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip. The new flat rates went into effect December 20.Why is this important?

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What A Tangle With An Appraiser Tells Me About Today's Market

Listen to the pundits. Many proclaim Las Vegas is still in a seller's market. But my tussle with an experienced, fair VA appraiser yesterday certainly says no way! The numbers say: Buyers rule.

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What are the Top 10 Housing Markets for Buyers in 2020? Did Las Vegas Make the List?

Answer: You bet! This week the National Association of Realtors just released its list of the top 10 housing markets for buyers in 2020.The list is alphabetical, but Las Vegas was on it!Here

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Las Vegas Investing: Why Renovate-To-Rent Makes Economic Sense Today

Investors have made an insane amount of money fixing and flipping single family rentals in Las Vegas. I would love to know how they do that. Every time I attempt to fix and flip, the market turns on

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Las Vegas Single Family Rentals Have The Highest Internal Rate of Return in America

Landlords in Las Vegas who rent out single family detached homes enjoyed the highest internal rate of return in America, according to research from Betterment, a national money management adviser.

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How To Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween in Las Vegas

I love Halloween. But the entire event can be stressful for our four-legged family members. Here are some ideas to insure your beloved pet is calm, happy and safe on October 31.Costumes for

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Las Vegas Is Flipper Haven Again. Here's Why

This is the first in a series about purchasing rentals in Las Vegas.Las Vegas ranks sixth on Realtor.com's just released list of the top 10 cities for the best options for investors. This list

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Who Wants A Cup of FREE Coffee Today?

Today is National Coffee Day. Who doesn't love a bracing cup of java? Click on the link below to read about the five places in Las Vegas that will cheerfully pour you a free cup--hot or cold-

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Remedy's Tavern: Classic Las Vegas Bar Food Raises the Bar

One of the "fun-est" things about living in Las Vegas is bar food. For the uninitiated, local bars also dish up down home classics to provide nourishment while patrons are drinking or gaming.This is

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Selling? Surgically Clean is the Baseline (GRRRR)

You love your house....just the way it is. But your prospective buyers will notice (and probably be grossed out) by everything that is not model home standard clean.Alas, the new home builders have

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Have a Pre-Existing Health Condition? Move to Nevada!

Do you have a pre-existing health condition? If so, Nevada is the place for you.Today the Nevada Legislature passed a new law that guarantees any resident with a pre-existing health condition will

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Need a Mother's Day present? How about a Bell Helicopter?

Still need to get Mama a present? How about a Bell helicopter?Sunday is Mother's Day. If you haven't gotten Mom a gift yet, you can  find everything at the Clark County Surplus Auction.

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Two Special Yoga Events in Las Vegas Saturday with One FREE!

Yogis. Las Vegas continues to become a hotbed for yoga enthusiasts. this Saturday, April 27, two yoga events go down. Have your mats ready and let's practice!Savasana and Sangria happens at The

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A Vegas-Style Airport Lounge Opens and Real People Can Use It

Have a Triple A membership card? A Diners Club card? *We can use the kewl new lounge at McCarran International Airport FREE. Everyone else has to pay $40.Club LAS is located in Terminal One's D.

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Zillow Says July Is The Best Time to Sell A Home In Las Vegas But I Disagree

Zillow's Data Tracker says the first two weeks in July are the best time to sell a house if you want to net top dollar in Las Vegas.;

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Guess What? Las Vegas Ranks As a Top US Tourist Destination!

People love visiting Las Vegas. Not fake news!Trip Adviser announced its Travelers' Choice Awards today, which included its Top 25 US travel destinations for 2019. Las Vegas ranked fourth, behind

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FREE Rides Home Tonight!

It's New Year's Eve. In my dictionary that means revelry. And alcohol is typically a part of that! (For everyone but moi, who is trying to grow her vocal chords back so I can actually talk to you...

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If Your Animals Need Yoga

My labradoodle Bensley can do down dog better than me. (obviously.) But all animals need streching and exercise too.If ANY of your animals need yoga, head out to the Clark County Wetlands Park for

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The Smith Center Now Offers FREE Yoga

Yoga, the most mindful of workouts, has become the IT thang in Las Vegas. Now the Smith Center is getting into the act.And the practice is FREE.  This is probably one of the only things at the

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FREE pet adoption today

The holidays in Las Vegas are not the best time to adopt a new pet. So much going on and so many fun things to chew!But dogs and cats needing a forever home don't know Thanksgiving is next week.

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Las Vegas Real Estate Market Is Cooling...and It's Not Just Fall

I love Las Vegas in mid-September. The temperature starts falling and the city rejoices. Great weather for us is just ahead!But for the first time in a couple of years, I feel a cooling in Las Vegas

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Why Las Vegas Ranked No. 4 in Places to Move To...And Is This a GOOD Thing?

Redfin reported last week that home buyers in expensive markets--think San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles or Washington, DC-- searched for homes to buy in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Austin.Their

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Saturday Is PI Day Do You Prefer Cherry With Your Mathematics

Who remembers Pi from high school math? That's the number that goes on to infinity; I remember 3.14159.... That makes every March 14th (3.14) PI day. Luckily for us, this year Pi Day

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Here Is What To Do About Your Zestimate If You Are Unhappy

Are you happy with yourZestimate? If the answer is no, like this homeowner who contacted Chanel 13 Action News https://www.ktnv.com/news/contact-13/local-homeowner-not-happy-with-his-zillow

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Winning Millions At McCarran International Airport In Las Vegas

I used to love air travel. Nowadays it's one giant hassle, even though I have TSA pre-check and don't have to take off my shoes! But sometimes air travel to Las Vegas pays!!!!!Departing and

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McCarran Airport Has A Cell Phone Lot FINALLY

McCarren International Airport has a cell phone lot at McCarran International Airport. FINALLY!!!!!We locals needed this...bad. When I lived in Dallas for 23 years, I had five friends visit. Total.

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