Cyma Saeed

Stories by Cyma Saeed

Study Reflects What Car Owners Pay in Clark County… and Why

Nov 08, 2013

A recent Bankrate.com survey shows Nevada drivers are spending $200 less than the national average on car fuel, and $700 more than the national average on car fees. The survey, “Car-Ownership Costs By State,” looks at four categories: Repairs (year 2012), Taxes/fees (Kelley Blue Book), Gasoline (year 2012), and Insurance (years 2006-2010). According to Kevin Malone, Public […]

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What To Do After a Car Accident in Nevada

Oct 30, 2013

According to the 2010 Nevada Traffic Crashes Report from the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDoT), a total of 51,664 automobile collisions took place in Nevada in 2010. Knowing what to do ahead of time can help you get through the unfortunate experience of a car accident. First and foremost, it’s important to know what the […]

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Former Lt. Gov. Hammargren Opens Home for Nevada Day, Halloween

Oct 23, 2013

Over a period of 20 years, former Nevada Lt. Gov. Lonnie Hammargren and his wife, Sandy, have opened their home to the public for Nevada Day—the day that commemorates the state’s admission into the Union on October 31, 1864. At 4318 Ridgecrest Drive, Las Vegas, Hammargren’s three contiguous houses feature a collection of unusual items that attracts […]

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Take Steps to Prevent Accidental Falls at Home

Oct 09, 2013

Accidental falls, especially among people ages 65 years or older, are a major cause of injury in the home, according to Mike Bernstein, a health educator with the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD). Bernstein says that, as we get older, we experience physical changes. We lose strength and flexibility, and vision becomes impaired. To make your living space […]

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3 Ways Landscaping Can Benefit Your Vegas Home

Oct 03, 2013

In the ups and downs of the Vegas real estate market, a pleasantly landscaped yard can help tip the balance in favor of a property’s owner. “Landscaping helps sells houses,” says Ginger Magleby, a real estate agent with Ameridream Realty who lives and works in Spanish Oaks. “Landscaping that is well-designed and well-maintained will create a […]

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Focus on Red Rock Canyon, with Tours in Exotic Vehicles

Sep 26, 2013

Located about 20 miles west of Las Vegas, the 200,000-acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a beautiful destination if you’re looking to leave the city for a few hours. Red Rock’s higher elevation and sandstone formations offer the allure of cooler temperatures, as well as hiking trails, a new visitor center (opened in 2010), occasional sightings […]

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Renting in Las Vegas: 5 Things to Know

Sep 10, 2013

If you’re looking to rent a place in Vegas, plenty of options are available.  Recently, buying homes to fix up and rent is a hot trend in Las Vegas, according to local NBC station News 3. During a time when you’re attending showings, filling out paperwork, and getting ready to write a check, you might encounter questions […]

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Downsizing in Vegas? Check Personal Property Coverage for Items in Self-Storage

Sep 05, 2013

Over the past 10 years, tens of thousands of people have relocated to the Las Vegas Valley—and many of them are doing so at retirement age. For some retirees, it’s a time for downsizing their homes. And with less space for cherished items, many are discovering the benefits of renting local self-storage units. In fact, […]

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Protecting Your Vegas Vacation Home When You’re Away

Aug 26, 2013

Second homes in Las Vegas are a respite for retirees or seasonal residents. These residents, sometimes called “snowbirds,” take crime prevention very seriously and many believe securing their home can begin as early as during the home buying process. Many seasonal residents choose neighborhoods that offer security by design. Jacque Petroulakis, a spokesman with PulteGroup […]

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5 Places to Charge Your Electric Vehicle in Vegas

Aug 21, 2013

If the lights on The Strip are any indication of the power in this city, electric vehicle (EV) drivers should be in luck. And Las Vegas is maximizing its available power sources, using the strong Nevada sun as a source—some EV charging stations across the state are powered with solar energy, according to non-profit Solar […]

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