Consider condos in Las Vegas

Potential homeowners looking at houses for sale in Las Vegas may want to consider purchasing a condominium. These alternative housing solutions are an ideal answer for first-time homebuyers who are getting ready to dip their toes into the pool of property ownership.

Young families - or those hoping to start a family in Las Vegas - should check out the area of Summerlin. This community is a master-planned, 22,500 acre residential and recreational community located in the northwest section of Las Vegas. With tree-lined streets, plenty of parks and green recreational areas, and majestic mountain peaks just off in the distance, you could find a home that's located among impressive natural features. The area also provides easy access to downtown Las Vegas in just 20 minutes, using US-95 South and Interstate 15 South.

According to analytics firm DataQuick, an estimated $60,892 in resale condos were sold in the Las Vegas metro area in February 2012, down from the $64,900 sold one year prior. More are expected to enter the market in the coming year, so check out the MLS listings in Las Vegas to find a condominium that meets your needs.