Helpful Real Estate Resources in Las Vegas

We've compiled a great list of helpful resources for anyone considering buying, renting or selling a house in Las Vegas.

Government Resources

  • Federal Housing Finance Agency

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is an independent federal agency created as the successor regulatory agency resulting from the statutory merger of the Federal Housing Finance Board, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development government-sponsored enterprise mission team, absorbing the powers and regulatory authority of both entities, with expanded legal and regulatory authority, including the ability to place government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) into receivership or conservatorship.

  • Equal Housing Opportunity

    Make sure you are treated fairly and equally. All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination"

  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Get tons of information on buying houses and anything else real estate related in the United States.

Moving

  • unpakt

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  • Movers

    Get Free Moving Quotes from licensed Moving Companies in your area. Use our free Moving Guides & Tips

Landscapers

  • findlocal-landscapers

    If you are looking for a landscaper you are in the right place. The FindLocal-Landscapers.com Directory displays Landscapers and Landscape Companies. We also display Landscapers and Landscape contractors throughout the United States.

  • HomeAdvisor

    HomeAdvisor (Formerly ServiceMagic) is a leading website and mobile app provider offering free tools and resources for home improvement, repair and maintenance projects. More than 25 million people have trusted HomeAdvisor's patented ProFinder technology to find pre-screened, customer-rated home service professionals like plumbers, electricians, roofers, painters and more. Start your search with Home Advisor today!

Home Inspectors

  • American Society of Home Inspectors

    We can assist you when it’s time to find an ASHI home inspector by employing our comprehensive inspector search program. Find a certified home inspector by searching by address, metro area or neighborhood. You can even use our advanced search to locate an ASHI inspector by last name, area code or company name.

  • InterNACHI

    InterNACHI is the world's largest association of professional home and commercial property inspectors. As part of their membership requirements, InterNACHI inspectors have to complete dozens of inspection-related courses and pass hundreds of quizzes and exams.

Home Staging

  • houzz

    Find the best home stagers to help you sell your home. Browse portfolios, ratings, recommendations and reviews to hire a top local professional stager for your home.

  • Real Estate Staging Association

    Find home stagers and redesigners by searching the Real Estate Staging Association's database.

Credit Checking

  • Credit Karma

    Instantly receive your free credit score and free credit report online. Free credit tools to track and optimize your credit score. No credit card needed & no hidden fees.

  • Experian

    Useful information and resources for credit scores. Get answers and links to information on your credit score.

Mortgage Calculators

  • Mortgage Calculator

    Use this free mortgage calculator to save money on your home loan today. Includes amoritization tables, bi-weekly savings, refinance info, and helpful tips.

  • CNN Money Mortgage Calculator

    Use the CNN Money mortgage payment calculator to figure out your monthly payment for either a new purchase or refinance.

School Districts

  • GreatSchools

    Public and Private School Ratings, Reviews and Parent Community

  • School District Finder

    Search school districts maps and boundaries by address, search school ratings, student ratio and many other information about schools.

  • National Center for Education Statistics District Locator

    The CCD District Locator was created to enable the public to find the correct name, address, telephone number, NCES ID number, urbanicity (rural, large city, etc.), and other student and teacher information for school districts as reported to NCES by state education officials in each state.

Utilities

  • Natural Gas - Southwest Gas

    Residents wishing to begin service with Southwest Gas can fill out a request online at SWgas.com. Requests should be put in five business days prior to the date residents wish to begin service. Consumers may request a certain time and indicate any special instructions on the form; however, scheduling is based on availability. For more information, contact Southwest Gas directly at (702) 365-1555 or toll-free at (800) 748-5539.

  • Electricity - NV Energy

    New residents can set up their electricity service with NV Energy by calling 367-5555, filling out an electronic form or speaking to a representative in person at a customer service office. NV Energy has customer service branches in Henderson, North Las Vegas, Laughlin and Las Vegas. For a full list of branch locations, or to fill out the online form, visit NVEnergy.com. Once service has been set up, bills can be paid online, via mail or in person. Single-family residences can expect their average electric bill to be around $135.00 per month. NV Energy offers residential customers an Equal Payment option, in which the resident's average yearly bill is split into 12 equal payments. The plan's mission is to provide relief for customers unhappy with the fluctuation between residents' summer and winter bills.

  • Water - Las Vegas Valley Water District

    New Las Vegas residents can set up their water service with the Las Vegas Valley Water District by calling 870-4194 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on business days. An online form to begin service is not currently available. For same-day service, the LVVWD suggests calling before 3:30 p.m. A $15 fee applies for all same-day service requests. A minimum $100 deposit, due at the time of service request, is required for residential properties. A water bill calculator is available on the LVVWD Web site. Residents may also pay bills or put in a stop service request online. Individuals relocating to North Las Vegas must set up and pay their waste and sewer bills through the City of North Las Vegas Utilities Business Service. An e-mail form for answering questions and setting up service is available at CityOfNorthLasvegas.com. Individuals may also visit one of the two Utilities Business Services Division's offices from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Both offices are located in North Las Vegas, one at 2829 Fort Sumter and one at 2200 Civic Center Drive. New Henderson residents can contact the City of Henderson's Customer Care Center at (702) 267-5900 to sign up for their water and sewer services. New residents can download forms to apply for service and set up direct payment at CityOfHenderson.com. The City of Henderson's Utilities Service office is located on 240 Water Street.

  • Sewer - LasVegasNevada.gov

    For individuals moving into an apartment or condominium complex, sewer fees are traditionally included within the resident's home owners association (HOA) fees. Similarly, water bills are often paid via HOA fees or added to the resident's monthly rent. Those relocating should contact their individual complex for information. After purchasing a new home in Las Vegas, the county will be automatically notified and home owners will receive their first sewer bill in the mail. Single-family residences can expect to pay a base rate of $221.58 per year or $55.40 per quarter. At a base rate of $243.74 per year, or $60.94 per quarter, residences with pools are slightly higher than non-pool residences. Sewer service bills can be paid online at LasVegasNevada.gov. For Las Vegas residents living in unincorporated Clark County, the Clark County Water Reclamation District handles all wastewater and sewer treatment. The annual sewer charge for a residency in unincorporated Clark County is $194.96. CCWRD bills can be paid online at CleanWaterTeam.com, or in person at their office at 5857 East Flamingo Road.

  • Trash & Recycling - Republic Services

    Republic Services is responsible for the refuse collection, disposal and recycling for more than 420,000 single-family residences in Southern Nevada. New residents may fill out a new service request form at RepublicServicesVegas.com. At the time of sign-up, residents may opt to rent a 96 gallon trashcan from Republic Services or use their own waste receptacles. Republic Services picks up trash twice a week. While Republic Services does not yet offer payment via phone or Internet, residents can sign up for their auto-pay program by calling customer service at 735-5151 or e-mailing RSSNCustomerService@repsrv.com. Residents may also pay via mail or in person at Republic Service's 770 E. Sahara Avenue office.