Las Vegas new homes for sale buying guide

Builder’s asking price for Las Vegas new homes for sale is not written in stone

More than 60% of Greater Las Vegas new homes for sale buyers buy a new house without any help from Realtors, which comes at no cost to them.

They are programmed to think that buying a new house is like buying a new car from a dealership while they are entering one of the most complicated real estate deals totally blind. They think that the builder’s asking price is written in stone and that the builder actually builds the house per contract specifications. They are wrong in both cases which we discuss in did the builder build the right house?

In order to get a good Las Vegas new home deal the buyer should take certain steps which we provide an overview for in this video:

1: Using the Las Vegas MLS to search for new homes listings

2: Visiting the new home builder’s project

3: Making offers on Las Vegas new homes for sale

Search Las Vegas new homes for sale listings in Las Vegas MLS

Video:



Search Greater Las Vegas new homes for sale in Salestraq

Video Transcript

Las Vegas new homes for sale buying guide

Success in buying Las Vegas new homes for sale doesn’t happen by accident

Greater Las Vegas new homes for sale buyers should be educated about the process of buying a new house in order to take advantage of good deals and more importantly avoid deadly mistakes that they may not even be aware of which we have discussed in a separate video did the Las Vegas new home builder build the right home?

We have also explained the large median sales price gap between new homes and similar pre-owned homes.

In this video we will discuss searching the MLS for Greater Las Vegas new homes for sale listings, visiting the builder’s office and making an offer on new houses.

Driving around and visiting builder’s projects, looking at new model homes and after picking one, having the builder’s sales staff write the purchase contract is the wrong way to go about getting a good deal.

The builder’s sales staff job is to protect and serve the builder, not the buyer. However, this is exactly what more than 60% of new home buyers do. They chose to forgo bargaining with the builder and even if they did, they lack the data to do so.

Let’s talk about using the Las Vegas MLS to search for new homes listings

To search for new houses please click the MLS advanced search. Under the search button you will find Built Description, click it and you will find new homes searches.

There are two other sub-categories, to be built means that the buyer picks a lot and orders a new home from scratch. Under construction means that another buyer has ordered the home, but had to drop out. These homes are sold at a significant discount. Buyers may have the choice of flooring or some upgrades.

Discount gained through buying these inventory homes turns into instant equity for buyers who buy the builder’s inventory homes. Use control-click to check more than one status.

In the new homes MLS you can find the listings, however, it doesn’t show the latest builder incentives or the all-important sold comps for these homes.

We have access to the above information which in turn we will provide to our clients. If you are serious about buying a new home, contact us.

Unfortunately, not all builders list their listings in the MLS. If you can’t you’re your desired house in the MLS please let us know and we will e-mail you listings from other sources.

Let’s talk about the visit to the new home builder’s project

The reason new home builders have a sales office on premises is that they want to meet the buyers on their own turf and their sales staff are trained to look out for the builder’s interest and not the buyer’s.

If you visit the builder’s office and register with them without prior registration by your Realtor or without a Realtor accompanying you, then the builder will not allow your Realtor to represent you in the transaction.

New home builders are forbidden by law to give a discount due to lack of Realtor participation, so doing so does not cost you any less and in fact, could end up costing you more.

Another issue is that new home builder’s model homes are built on the best lots, have tens of thousands of dollars in upgrades and do not resemble an average home. We always ask the sales staff to take our clients to see the less upgraded homes being currently built so they can see a realistic comparable house before they want to make an offer on a new home.

Let’s discuss making offers on Las Vegas new homes for sale

Keep in mind that there is no difference between making an offer on a resale home and new house. In both cases, the purchase price should be based on comparable sales that have sold in recent months while adjusting prices based on the market conditions. In both cases, the buyer should be able to bargain with the seller if the market allows it, even though some think the builder’s asking price is written in stone.

We have access to sold data for new houses in Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas which we provide to our clients. This along with the thorough understanding of the real estate market conditions and trends will enable us to bargain intelligently and achieve a good deal for the buyer.

Lastly, many Las Vegas new homes for sale communities are being built in areas that could be significantly influenced by the nearby commercial real estate construction. For example, the recent completion of Downtown Summerlin project has helped sales and home appreciation in the area. We know what is going on in the commercial real estate market and will advise our clients accordingly.

Like we said a great deal doesn’t happen by accident, Masoud is widely known as an authority on the Las Vegas real estate market and loves to bargain so we will make sure that you don’t overpay the builder.

If you are doing research, we have provided you with all the needed tools to conduct it, but if you want to buy in the immediate future, contact us and we will set you on the right course to success. You will be in good hands, guaranteed.

If you want to buy or invest in Las Vegas new homes or condos please call us at 800-762-4917.

Please like and share and subscribe to our real estate channel for upcoming videos

On behalf of The Saber Team, this is Karen Saberzadeh of Realty One Group and www.lasvegas4us.com wishing you a great day.

Sort Option
  • Listing ID
  • Built up Area
  • Price
  • Pictures
  • Add date
  • Featured
Grid
List
Map

Residential For Sale

767 GLOWING HORIZON Street- Henderson- Nevada 89052

5Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
2Picture(s)
3,628Sqft
The kitchen features Electrolux® stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite countertops, raised-panel cabinetry, a large walk-in pantry and a spacious center island with sink and garbage disposal. Downstairs is a generous sized bedroom with private bathroom.
$679,628

Residential For Sale

12374 SKYRACER Drive- Las Vegas- Nevada 89138

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
18Picture(s)
2,787Sqft
Located within the new Stonebridge Village at the top of the prestigious Summerlin master plan, Shadow Point is a private enclave of 102 single-family homes offering single-story living with loft options. Located near and surrounding Red Rock National Conservation Area. The Eclipse Elite Prairie is 2,788sqft with 4 beds, 3.5 baths with 3 car tandem garage. 2nd floor suite private deck.
$791,995

Residential For Sale

10150 BROOKE RISE Avenue- Las Vegas- Nevada 89166

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
8Picture(s)
2,115Sqft
MODEL HOME!! NO SID!! Sept Move-In..BED & BATH DOWN!! Aristocraft Sinclair "Fawn" Cabinets, Giallo Santo Granite Countertops, Undermount Sinks In Bath, Balanced Beige Paint , Wi_Fi Smart Thermostat, Tankless Water Heater, Paver Driveway, Enhanced Backyard Lanscape, and Upgraded Flooring. Estimated move close is 09-30-19 as we are using the garage as a sales office.
$349,273

Residential For Sale

1944 SOTO Lane- North Las Vegas- Nevada 89032

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
32Picture(s)
2,010Sqft
**WOW**Brand New Richmond American BUILDER CLOSEOUT! Gated Community with 2 community parks - this home is right across street from one! Black Gourmet Kit Appl's incl Refrig#. Gorgeous Stone C-tops. Maple Cabs. Upgrd Carpet + 13" x 13" imported tile flrs. BLINDS! Washer/Dryer Included. Tankless Wtr Htr & Soft h2O loop. Cov'd Patio. Pavers.
$288,950

Residential For Sale

3008 CONCEPCION Court- Las Vegas- Nevada 89141

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1Picture(s)
2,403Sqft
Stunning 2308 square foot home with a loft in a gated community in beautiful Southern Highlands. Slate 42" full-overlay cabinets with soft-close drawers, quartz countertops throughout home, 5 burner cook-top w/single oven stainless steel appliances, dual sinks in both bathrooms, Tile flooring entire first floor, Patio Cover, BBQ gas stub and garage door opener.
$391,130

Residential For Sale

10949 WHITE CLAY Drive- Las Vegas- Nevada 89135

4Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
15Picture(s)
3,418Sqft
Overlook at Mesa Ridge is a community of single-story homes showcasing modern architecture with exceptional interior designs. The Grand Circle Modern floor plan is 3,418sqft. 4 bed, 4.5 baths, An open entertaining area w/ 16' ceilings and unique indoor/outdoor living spaces w/ an expansive loggia of the great room w/ a 24' multi slide door.
$977,995

Residential For Sale

10965 WHITE CLAY Drive- Las Vegas- Nevada 89135

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
22Picture(s)
3,467Sqft
Overlook at Mesa Ridge is a community of single-story homes showcasing modern architecture w/ exceptional interior designs. The Sandstone Desert Contemporary open floor plan features a private courtyard entrance, 3 beds, 3.5 baths w 3 car tandem garage. 16' ceilings in great room, kitchen area, unique indoor/outdoor living spaces.
$1,069,995

Residential For Sale

1513 DREAM CANYON- North Las Vegas- Nevada 89084

5Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
27Picture(s)
3,892Sqft
Come see this 2 story,5 Bedroom home with a den and a loft as well!An architectural masterpiece with a modern open floor plan that is ideal for entertaining.The master bedroom is very large as are the secondary bedrooms.The master bathroom provides a large walk in closet,separate shower and tub.The 3 car tandem garage comes with a finished interior, & storage.
$545,305

Residential For Sale

1817 PINSKY Lane- North Las Vegas- Nevada 89032

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
37Picture(s)
2,037Sqft
**WOW**Brand New-This was the MODEL HOME! Richmond American BUILDER CLOSEOUT! Artisan Slate Gourmet Kit incl Refrig#. Gorgeous Stone C-tops. Espresso Cabs. Pendant Kit lights.Upgrd Carpet + 12" x 24" imported tile flrs. Tech Center w/desk.Surround Sound & Sec System. Washer/Dryer Incld. Soft h2O loop. Wtr Softnr. Cov'd Patio. Pavers. Fully Landscpd.
$309,950

Residential For Sale

6913 BOULDER VIEW Street, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89084

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
29Picture(s)
2,611Sqft
Come see this 2 story,3 Bedroom 3 bath home in the newest master plan of Tule Springs located in North Las Vegas!An architectural masterpiece with a modern open floor plan that is ideal for entertaining.The master bedroom is very large as are the secondary bedrooms.The master bathroom provides a large walk in closet,separate shower and tub.
$402,610

Residential For Sale

216 COPLAND CANYON Avenue- Henderson- Nevada 89011

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
2Picture(s)
1,241Sqft
Welcome to the Monarch plan! This floorplan is perfect for entertaining, as it has an expansive living and dining area with a kitchen island and modern GE® appliances.
$279,073

Residential For Sale

6591 TOMIYASU Lane- Las Vegas- Nevada 89120

4Bedroom(s)
4Bathroom(s)
49Picture(s)
27,443Sqft
Brand New D. R. Horton home backed by fortune 500 Company. This stunning turnkey Semi-custom contemporary 4,850 Sq. Ft. two story home has it all! 12’ ceilings w/multiple sliders.
$959,990
411 Results returned.Per Page

Las Vegas new homes for sale buying guide was last modified: July 12th, 2019 by masouds