There is the misconception that Las Vegas is all about tourists bustling in for a wild experience under the neon lights and chains of beach clubs, nightclubs, and casinos lined across the Strip. Las Vegas extends beyond the Strip into the metropolitan area that extends 600 square miles of the Las Vegas Valley, which is one of the most scenic places in the city to own a home. Due to its location on the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas experiences 294 days of sunshine, with temperatures hitting the three digits in summer and rainfall averaging 5 inches annually. With this information, you will need to identify an experience real estate company to guide you through the best areas and the approved designs within each neighborhood.
Types of Housing Available in Las Vegas
Traditional single-family detached homes are the most common type of housing you will experience in Las Vegas, accounting for 60% of housing units in the city. In addition, you will also find apartment complexes, duplexes, and houses converted into apartments and a few row houses. In recent years, the demand for houses in Las Vegas has skyrocketed, causing prices to increase. The increasing demand is attributed to the quality of life that the city offers and the relatively low cost of living. Due to the hot climate, most homes around Las Vegas adopt stucco and plaster to contain the heat in summer months.
This is your typical L-shaped, one-story house in which the focus is placed on an open plan, airy layouts, and few interior walls. The exterior of the Ranch style incorporates wood, bricks, and vinyl materials. There is a variation for the L-shape in the form of a split-level house, offering a traditional style of the dining room, eat-in-kitchen, and family room on one floor and bedrooms on the other floor.
Tudor homes are distinguished by the steep gable roofs, masonry chimneys, stone trims, half-timbering mixed with stucco, and exposed wood framework.
The Spanish style takes its dominating features from the early Spanish missionaries who built low-pitched tiled roofs arched windows and door openings and used tiles to decorate the walls.
Pueblo style was adopted from New Mexico and Arizona and feature flat roofs, protruding rounded roof beams, rounded angles, and exterior and interior plaster walls.
The architectural style captures the vibe of southern Europe to create the feeling of the British presence in colonial America. These homes have exterior stucco, terracotta roof tiles, and dramatic open spaces won the high ceilings.
The traditional designs are gradually being replaced by modern designs that adopted green technology. At Platinum Real Estate, we are committed to finding the right housing to fit your budget. Our processes are straightforward to ensure convenience in the search and purchase process. Once we have your preferred home and budget, we will guide you through the process within your schedule, working to match all available houses with your preferences.
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