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Providence Las Vegas Homes For Sale - May 2016

The Providence master plan has 69 homes for sale today.  Up slightly from the 65 available last month.

Lowest price is now $189,999 for a 3 bed, 3 bath, 1943 sf home in Saratoga Highlands.  This one is a short sale.  Eight of the current listings are short sales.  There are no foreclosures listed in Providence at the moment.

We have 99 Providence homes in escrow at the moment.  Up from 83 last month and 77 the month before.  19 of the homes in escrow are short sales. 

What SOLD in Providence in April 2016?

We sold 44 homes in April.  Down from 49 in March but still up over the monthly average of 40.  

The average closing price for April jumped to $253,659.  That's quite a jump from $237,267

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Providence Homes For Sale

Buyers who want to call Providence home have 78 listings to choose from today.  This doesn't include new construction homes.

Current prices start at $180K for a 1755 sf short sale in Madison Colony.  Fourteen of the current listings are short sales.  There are no foreclosures in the current listings.  Highest list price is $526K for a 4392 sf home in Westminster.  

79 homes in Providence are in escrow.  15 of the homes that are in contract are short sales and 6 are foreclosures.  58 of the homes in contract are traditional sales.  Most of the traditional sales and foreclosures should be closing within 30-60 days.  With the short sales it's anyone's guess.

26 homes in Providence sold in February.  Over the past year,

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Providence Real Estate The Providence Real Estate Market is off to a good start for 2016.  There are currently 78 homes listed for sale in the master plan.  

Lowest list price today is $180,000 for an 1817 square foot home in the gated Madison Colony subdivision.  This home was built in 2008 and is listed as a short sale.

Lowest price for a non-distressed listing in Providence is $194,500 for a 1579 sf home in Emerson.

Highest priced listing is $549,900 for a home in the gated Westminster subdivision.  The 4392 sf home offers 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and a swimming pool.

There are 80 homes in escrow in the community.  Six of the homes that are in escrow are foreclosures.  Fourteen of them are short sales.  The remaining 60 homes are traditional sales.  This is very good

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Providence Las Vegas Real EstateProvidence Home Sales are showing signs of strength as we enter 2013. We currently show 43 homes available for sale in the master planned community, with prices ranging from $140,000 to $400,000. Out of those 43 homes that are listed in the MLS, 17 of them are new construction homes that are being sold by developers. Leaving only 26 resale homes currently available. Of the new homes that are listed for sale, the deluxe model is in Lennar's Madison Community. They are currently offering a 3864 sf 2 story home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 dens, a loft and 3 car garage for $367,740. Only $95/sf. This home features green technology to make it more energy efficient and Lennar's Home Automation.

The lowest priced new home currently listed in the MLS is by

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Knickerbocker Park in ProvidenceProvidence Knickerbocker Park was the place to be on the Fourth of July.  This is a beautiful park with acres of grass, play areas, fitness and picnic areas, not to forget the great dog park.  On the Fourth of July it acted as a magnet for residents of Providence and the Las Vegas Valley as we all gathered to enjoy the festivities. Earlier in the day, it was looking like rain might interrupt everything, but clear skies took over and it was beautiful as folks made their way to the park with their coolers, blankets and picnic baskets.  For those who preferred to pick up food after they got to the park, our favorite food truck was there.  Lines were long for Slidin' Thru's delicious sliders but they were worth the wait.  

And to keep cool, there were snow

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Knickerbocker Park ViewKnickerbocker Park in Providence Las Vegas' master planned community in the Northwest part of the valley is a large, 15 acre park that offers athletic facilities, picnic areas, a dog park and incredible views.  The park itself is one of the nicest we've seen in the valley. There are separate play areas for ages 2 to 5 years old and 5 to 12 years old.  Yes, they have swings.  There are slides.  And there's a splash pad to enjoy on these hot Summer days.  There's a large grassy play field.  A baseball field.  And one of our favorite dog parks in town. The most amazing thing about Knickerbocker Park may be the views.  This is a perfect spot for the Fourth of July Fireworks show.  We expect this year's show to be incredible.  Tommy Rocker will be performing.

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Emerson in Providence Homes for SaleEmerson in Providence has recently seen some new construction as Richmond American Homes purchased some lots to begin building new homes.  They currently have two homes that are standing inventory in our MLS.  When I spoke with their sales office, they did imply that those are the final two homes they are currently building in the community. Currently, you will find a 3 bed/3 bath, 1600 sf home listed for $147,907.  Another home is 3 bed/4 baths with 1632 sq ft for $160,950.  Both are new homes built by Richmond American.

We hope that someone will begin building more homes in Emerson.  It's located just across the street from the newly opened Bozarth Elementary School, the future Middle School and the future Huckleberry Park.  Homes in this community

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Providence Las Vegas Annual Garage SaleProvidence Las Vegas makes it easy for homeowners to do their Spring cleaning by organizing a garage sale on Saturday, May 19th.  The sale will run from 7:00 a.m. until noon.  Maps of the participating homes will be available noon on Friday at Knickerbocker Park.

For those who are considering participating, here are a couple pointers to a successful garage sale: First, and foremost, make sure you've put all valuables that could easily walk off in a secure, locked location.  Years ago, we held a garage sale at home we had already moved out of to get rid of tons of books and a few odds and ends.  Since we had already moved, we didn't worry about kleptomaniacs.  A lady came in who was dressed well.  She was a bit of a chatterbox with questions about the

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Providence Las Vegas Real Estate May 2012The Providence Las Vegas Market Update shows the market is getting stronger as we get into the Spring buying season.  As of today, we only have 43 single family homes listed for sale in our MLS for the entire master planned community.  Out of the homes that are currently listed in the MLS, 26 of the listings are for new homes which the builders have as standing inventory or nearly completed homes. Over the past year, we sold 282 homes in Providence through the MLS.  Out of the homes which sold through the MLS over the past twelve months, only 109 or less than half were new homes.  

If you only look at the resale homes which sold through the MLS over the past year, we sold 173 or 14.4 homes per month in Providence.  With only 17 resale homes listed in

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Providence Las Vegas HomesProvidence in Las Vegas hosted their second annual Mad Mud Run on Saturday.  The crowds started gathering early in the morning and the races started at 10:00 a.m.  Competitors had the option of participating in either three mile or five mile races through the popular master planned community and various obstacles along the way.

The event was a success with 608 adults and almost 100 kids participating.  And, it raised more than $3000 in books and donations to Spread the Word Nevada. It seemed there were as many spectators as participants, especially when you reached the area near the finish line.  DJs were set up providing music to encourage the runners to make the last portion of the competition.  After all that running, the runners were aided by Super

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