Cyma Saeed

Stories by Cyma Saeed

Does Your Vegas Dream Home Have a Pool? What to Know About Insuring It

Aug 12, 2013

A residential swimming pool can be an oasis in the Las Vegas desert. If you’re installing a pool or thinking of buying a home with a pool, it’s in your best interests to protect your pool according to local laws and building codes, as well as learn pool safety rules for swimmers. But did you also […]

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Stay Ahead of Desert Temps with Las Vegas Heat Safety Resources

Aug 05, 2013

Las Vegas heat in summer can bring triple digit temperatures and put a crimp on your vacation fun. With extreme temperatures comes a renewed focus on Las Vegas heat safety, so we’ve compiled a list of local resources to help you make the most of the hot summer days. From knowing the warning signs of […]

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Crash Tests Can Protect Drivers in Las Vegas

Jul 29, 2013

Thanks to an increased focus on safety by the Nevada Department of Transportation, Nevada has made great strides in traffic injuries steadily decreasing since 2006. Despite these great efforts, the truth is that accidents may still happen and we can’t prevent all of them. So when they do occur, it’s best to be prepared. We […]

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Want to Drive in Las Vegas? Consider Comprehensive Coverage

Jul 25, 2013

Car ownership can be fun, but with it comes a certain amount of responsibility—being a careful and courteous driver, avoiding dangerous situations and driving accident-free. Another responsibility is insurance. In Nevada, car owners are required to carry an auto liability policy with the following minimum coverage limits, according to the Nevada DMV: $15,000 to cover injuries […]

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Protect Your Car and Its Contents in Vegas’ Extreme Heat

Jul 02, 2013

With temperatures Las Vegas reaching record highs, the term “car accident” takes on a new meaning. Vehicles don’t have to be moving or even occupied to become damaged or disabled. All it takes is the sun to melt a candy bar on a seat cushion or for the heat to sap an already-weakened battery. With […]

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Vegas Officials Warn Against Leaving Vehicles Vulnerable

Jun 14, 2013

Las Vegas police said the hot weather is prompting a recent spike in auto burglaries. A handful of Metro area commands in the north and south Valley have seen an uptick in auto burglaries and break-ins, as a result of cars being left running with keys in the ignition or windows left open, ktnv.com reported […]

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Leaving Las Vegas: Scenic Road Trips to 4 Western Hotspots

Jun 14, 2013

There’s no shortage of things to do in Las Vegas, but if you’re looking for a change of pace from all the glitz this summer, consider a road trip to some of the most scenic western U.S. spots. From the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway to Sedona’s Red Rock Country, here are four easy and beautiful […]

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Las Vegas renters could soon see new landlords

Jun 03, 2013

If you live in a valley apartment complex, odds are you soon could get a new landlord, VEGAS INC reported May 31. Investors are snapping up local apartment buildings at the fastest pace seen in years, thanks to low prices, cheap financing and a large base of potential tenants. Las Vegas has a large number […]

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Nevada leads nation in rise of distressed home prices

May 31, 2013

With investors buying houses and hacking down the inventory, the price of distressed homes is rising faster in Nevada than in any other state, a new report shows. Nevada homes that were bank-owned or headed toward foreclosure sold for an average $144,182 in the three months ending March 31, up 22.71 percent from a year […]

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Retiring in Vegas? 3 Things to Know About Renters Insurance

Apr 29, 2013

A warm climate, plenty of recreational opportunities and no state income tax make Las Vegas an attractive retirement destination for many fleeing colder climates and searching for more affordable housing. According to Zillow’s online market trends comparison tool, housing is cheaper in Nevada than in neighboring California. Additionally, the number of foreclosures in recent years have […]

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