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Buy A Second Home

A home is a valuable asset and a potentially lucrative way to build wealth, improve your lifestyle options, create security for your retirement, and more.

If you are considering purchasing a second home, either for personal use or as an investment property, we encourage you to do so. But it’s important to weigh all of the pros and cons of this decision before moving forward.

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If you would like to talk to an expert real estate team about the advantages and disadvantages of buying a second home, call us today at (702) 310-6683. We have years of experience helping people buy additional homes, and we are confident we can help you too.

Would you rather read about the subject? If so, check out the 5 top reasons to buy a second home below.

5 Reasons To Buy A Second Home

Reason 1 – A Second Home Is A Great Investment

While markets are impossible to predict with 100 percent accuracy, we believe it’s reasonable to assume that, as cities across the United States become more crowded, the demand for high-quality homes will increase.

Naturally, then, it may be a very good idea to purchase a second home as part of your investment strategy.

If you’re looking for a way to diversify your real estate portfolio, investing in a vacation home is one avenue we would recommend considering.

Reason 2 – You Can Get A Second Home For Retirement

If you are not particularly interested in investing but have an interest in buying a retirement home, we can help you find your dream locale. We know all of the best areas in and around Las Vegas.

Reason 3 – A Second Home Can Be Used For Rental Income

The benefits of owning a second home don’t just stop at making a long-term investment or finding a place to retire. You can actively make money with your second home by renting it out.

Owning a rental property in the mountains, on a beach, or even in the suburbs is one of our recommended go-to strategies for adjusting to our current economic climate.

Tip: Remember to ask your CPA if you can benefit from the tax write-off that comes with owning a rental property.

Reason 4 – A Second Home Is Recreational

One of the best reasons to buy a second home is for recreation. There are numerous recreational properties available near Las Vegas.

If you love living near a lake or the mountains, we have some excellent properties in mind that might catch your eye.

Reason 5 – A Second Home Provides An Escape From The City

If you’re not ready to swap your life in the city for a remote destination, but you are looking for an occasional change in scenery, then getting a second home is a great solution.

Is It Time to Buy A Second Home?

Now that we’ve gone over the reasons to buy a second home, the big question is whether or not it’s time to buy one.

If your answer is yes, and you have an interest in getting another property, or if you would simply like to know more, we’d love to hear from you. Call us today at (702) 310-6683.

About The Real Estate Guy

Our team at The Real Estate Guy is passionate about helping people succeed with buying a home.

We provide expert advice on all aspects of buying and selling homes—how to locate the best property for your needs, negotiating a sale or purchase, finding the right inspector and insurance people, and much more.

We offer several services, including property management, commercial and traditional sales, buying distressed homes, probate, flips, short sales, REOs, and cash advances.

If any of this resonates, then contact us today! We’d love to open a dialogue with you via our free, no-pressure consultation. Our number is (702) 310-6683.

Further Reading: 7 Amazing Home Listings For Your Second Home

It’s not difficult to buy a second home when you have support from a professional real estate company and access to high quality listings.

Buy A Second Home With Our Home Search Tool

Fortunately, our Home search tools has several amazing listings that may be of interest to you.

We sell properties across the Las Vegas area, from single family homes to high rise condos.

We’ve listed seven of the better single family properties for your reference here.

1. Historic Ranch Manor Minutes From Downtown Las Vegas *Sold*

Located at 1909 Embrey Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106, this single family detached home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and is a total of 1,728 square feet.

The Ranch Manor’s Location

One of this home’s biggest draws is that it is located minutes from downtown Las Vegas, making it a potential place to put down roots for those who work in the city.

Fully Renovated Home

Those looking to buy a second home will be happy to know that this house has been fully renovated and has new luxury vinyl floors, brand new carpet in the master bedroom, fresh paint, and new kitchen appliances.

It also has a new water heater and air conditioning.

Other Details About The Ranch Manor

Lot size is approximately 1/4 acre.

The garage has space for two vehicles.

For laundry, there is a gas dryer hookup on the main level 1.


Nearby schools include:

  • Hyde Park (middle school)
  • Wasden Howard (Elementary School)
  • Clark Ed. W. (High school)

2. Single Family Detached Home On Corner Lot With Pool *Sold*

Located at 8813 Cueta Street, Las Vegas, NV 89143, this single family detached home is the perfect property for moderately affluent families looking to buy a second home in Las Vegas.

It might be an extra appealing option if your family would like to buy a second home with a pool, thanks to the private, in-ground pool in the backyard.

Corner Lot Home Details

This home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and totals 1,800 square feet. The lot size is 7,841 square feet.

The interior of the home is immaculate and features vaulted ceilings, new Italian tile flooring throughout the living spaces, new carpet in the bedrooms, and multiple windows that give the home a spacious and light atmosphere.

We love the kitchen here, which has an island and is connected to the living room.

Corner Lot Backyard

In the backyard, there is a covered patio with shade and the beautiful Pebble Tech pool.

Other Details About This Corner Lot Home and Schools

The garage has space for two vehicles.

The laundry is a gas dryer hookup.


A nearby school is Cadwallader Ralph (Middle School).

3. Single Story Home In Sun City Summerlin

Located at 2406 Showcase Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134, this amazing cul de sac property could be the perfect choice when you choose to buy a second home.

Sun City Summerlin Home Details

It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and is a cozy 1,804 square feet. Meanwhile, the lot is 10,019 square feet.

This home’s interior is gorgeous and has a vaulted ceiling in the front living room, a formal dining room with a chandelier, and a separate family room with a fireplace—to name just a few standout features.

There is also a kitchen with a breakfast nook, Corian countertops, plenty of cabinet space, bay window on the kitchen sink, and more.

Both bedrooms come with ceiling fans to help keep you cool in the hot Nevadan summer, which is a bonus.

Except for the bedrooms, the entire house has tile floorings, meaning you won’t have to hassle with stained carpet in the eating areas.

Note: The washer and dryer are located in the garage.

Other Details About This Sun City Summerlin House

Are you small family wanting to buy a second home?

This property may be for you, as it comes with a two car garage and can accommodate your vehicles.


Nearby schools include:

  • Lummis William (Elementary School)
  • Becker (Middle School)
  • Palo Verde (High School)

4. Fully Furnished Golf Course Home

This could be the perfect place if you want to buy a second home.

Located at 2800 Crown Ridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89134, this home is situated on the beautiful Palm Valley Golf Course and enjoys the neatly manicured greenery nearby.

With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a total of 1,653 square feet, this home is a great choice for small families.

The lot is of modest size at 7,405 square feet and provides enough space for you to sit in the backyard and enjoy the views.

The interior of the home, meanwhile, is beautiful and comes with:

  • A waterfall granite island in the kitchen that holds four chairs, built-in cabinets
  • Wine rack
  • White quartz counters, top-of-the-line kitchen appliances
  • Upgraded bathrooms with touch mirrors and floating cabinets.

The master bathroom also has a seven head shower with marble floor.


Nearby schools include:

  • Becker (Middle School)
  • Palo Verde (High School)
  • Lummis William (Elementary School)

Additional Details

There is a two-car garage.

The furniture will stay on the property! If you want to schedule a showing and buy a second home, call us today.

5. Gorgeous Remodeled 5-Bedroom Home

Located at 8420 Moondance Cellars Court, Las Vegas, NV 89139, this is the certainly a property worth looking at if you want to buy a second home in the city.

About This Remodeled 5-Bedroom Home

This home has five bedrooms and four bathrooms and is a whopping 3,558 square feet, making it more than adequate for a small family and perfect for a large family. Meanwhile, the lot is 6,098 square feet.

Space is the name of the game with this property.

It not only has multiple bedrooms and bathrooms but a large game room, a 3-car garage, a J & J bath between the game room and 2nd bedroom, and formal living, dining, and family rooms.

As for the kitchen, it is large and inviting and has granite counters, excellent appliances, a large island, and a cozy breakfast area.

5-Bedroom Home Additional Features

Here are the most standout features that come to mind:

The living room has a vaulted ceiling and a 3-way fireplace.

The family room has a built-in bar and entertainment center.

There is a main suite with medicine cabinets, sink faucets, new framed mirrors, walk-in closet, and a separate garden tub and shower.

The house also has new paint in certain areas including the garage, water proof Vinyl flooring, tiling in all wet areas, and new toilet covers.

5-Bedroom House Backyard

This house has a cozy backyard that features a redwood deck, wooden swing set, and wood patio gazebo.


Schools near this home include:

  • Canarelli Lawrence & Heidi (Middle School)
  • Mathis Beverly (Elementary School)
  • Desert Oasis (High School)

5-Bedroom House Amenities

Amenities here are numerous, thanks to the property’s close proximity to The Strip and I-215 and I-15.

6. Stunning Private One Story House *Sold*

We saved one of the best properties for near the end of this list. If you want to buy a second home, we strongly encourage you to check out the pictures for this property.

One Story Retreat House Location

Located at 6065 Mann Street, Las Vegas, NV 89118, this four bedroom, three bathroom house is absolutely immaculate and the dream find for many homebuyers.

Retreat House Yard Details

This house has a comfortable size of 2,202 square feet, while the lot is a roomy 21,780 square feet.

The front yard is adorned with shade trees and flowering shrubs and has a neatly manicured lawn.

The backyard has 9 foot tall privacy walls that offer protection and privacy for the expansive backyard, which comes with the following:

Pool and waterfall, swim-up Tiki Bar, an AMAZING covered outdoor kitchen, granite counters, fridge, grill, stone sink, wood-fired Italian Pizza Oven, ceiling fans, a fire pit, and more!

This property also features a custom iron entry gate with frosted glass.

Retreat House Interior Details

Inside the house, there is a custom-designed kitchen with a built-in SS F&F, RO system, 2 conv. ovens, induction cooktop, custom Backsplash, and Crown.

The home also has a large great room, the four bedrooms are large, and the master bedroom has vaulted ceilings and a big walk-in closet.

The master bathroom also has Italian marble and dual shower heads.

Additional Details About This Property

There is a 3-car garage, a separate shop with air conditioning, and RV parking.

Electric dryer hookup is on the main level in the laundry room.


A nearby school to this property is Durango (High School).

7. Highly Upgraded 4-Bedroom Tolls Brothers Home *Sold*

This is a great potential option if you want to buy a second home!

Tolls Brothers Home Location

Located at 11388 Vernazza Court, Las Vegas, NV 89138, this amazing Toll Brothers home in the gated Barrington community in Summerlin has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and is a total of 3,260 square feet.

The lot, meanwhile, is a respectable 10,890 square feet….It’s a .25 acre corner lot on a cul-de-sac.

Some things we love about this house are:

The flexible floorplan, the high ceiling entrance to the formal dining room, the large family room, and the fully remodeled kitchen complete with excellent quality stainless steel appliances.

Some Features of This Toll Brothers Single Family Detached Home

The primary bedroom has its own staircase so you can conveniently access the second floor den.

The house has two sizeable bedrooms upstairs that have a shared bathroom.

There is also a large loft upstairs.

Toll Brothers Home Yard

The paved walkway leading to the front door is lined with shrubs, while the yard is dotted with trees.

The backyard is private and has an infinity Jacuzzi and a small pool with a waterfall.

Additional Details About This Toll Brothers Home

The home has three fireplaces.

The garage has two spaces.

Home is located close to Downtown Summerlin.


Nearby schools include:

  • Rogich Sig (Middle School)
  • Palo Verde (High School)
  • Givens Linda Rankin (Elementary School)

Bonus Listing – Spectacular Custom 4-Bedroom Home With Half Acre Lot *Sold*

Located at 2950 Reiger Court, Las Vegas, NV 89117, this four bedroom, four bathroom home is a considerable 3,639 square feet and has a 20,909 square foot lot.

The lot size comes out to about half an acre, which is considerable in this area.

Things we love about this house include:

  • RV parking on ultra private grounds
  • Entertainer’s kitchen with Viking Appliances
  • Double Ovens with Gas Range and Hood
  • Separate formal dining room with built-ins
  • Family room with book shelves and a fireplace
  • Upstairs game room loft with a balcony and wet bar

The primary bedroom has its own fireplace and a bathroom with double vanities.

It also has a spacious walk-in closet and private access to the backyard.

Outside The House

The backyard features a large solar-heated pool with a splash deck (and new retractable pool cover with new filters), waterfall features, and a spa, a covered patio with a pergola, and expensive lawns.

Additional Details About This Custom Single Family Detached Home

The home also comes with a new water heater, brand new main AC unit, new water softener, wine chiller, mini fridge, Sub-Zero Refrigerator and Freezer, and Bar-style seating.

There is also a three-car garage.


Nearby schools include:

  • Gray Guild R (Elementary School)
  • Lawrence (Middle School)
  • Spring Valley Hs (High School)

Buy A Second Home

When you want to buy a second home, it doesn’t have to be hard.

To buy a second home the right way, contact The Real Estate Guy today and speak to one of our experience real estate agents.

Wondering how to buy a second home and rent the first? Our agents will tell you!

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