Cyma Saeed

Stories by Cyma Saeed

Keep Dust Out, Heat In by Weatherizing Your Home

Nov 20, 2013

When the wind blows through the Las Vegas valley, dust particles can lodge in the mechanisms that you depend on to keep your home comfortable, healthy, and productive—and new residents can learn that “desert climate” does not always mean “hot weather”. Temperatures in Vegas can drop to the 30s during the winter. Sometimes it’s only after moving […]

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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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3 Ways Landscaping Can Benefit Your Vegas Home

Oct 3, 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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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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Stay Ahead of Desert Temps with Las Vegas Heat Safety Resources

Aug 5, 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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How Newlyweds Can Better Manage Their Money

Oct 27, 2011

In the weeks before my wedding, it seemed like I had hundreds of choices left to make—from which flowers I’d carry down the aisle to where everyone would sit at the reception. I was looking forward to it all being finished so my new husband and I could enjoy our wedded bliss. But it turns […]

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