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Shakespeare Festival



The professional reviewers are having their say about this season's plays; and, for the most part, they agree that this is a season not to miss at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.



Shakespeare Festival

351 West Center St.

Cedar City, UT 84720





Mesquite, NV

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Best Practices Investments, Budgets, and Foreclosures

September 10

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.


An association's budget provides a blueprint for balancing income and expenses. It also allows the community to plan its activities and is the basis for determining the level of assessments. Learn more about how board members can help maintain the association's desired quality of life for its members and minimize the chance of unexpected financial crises.


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Mesquite, NV 89027

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Beware of cool, calculating repair operations looking to take advantage of you when your overworked air conditioner fails. Fraudulent air conditioner repair contractors making the rounds have become just as relentless as this summer's heat waves.

The board of a homeowner association is charged with making informed decisions. To make informed decisions requires consulting with knowledgeable professionals when the topic exceeds the board's experience. 


Home Inspection

You've found the home you love, made the offer, and the seller has accepted. You've gotten your inspections done, your loan is being finalized and an escrow closing date has been set. Great. But you're not quite finished yet.



Should Your HOA Invest Its Reserves?


Investments should be made with the proper authority, help and caution. Your homeowners association (HOA) has diligently been adding to its reserves account and now would like to invest that money to possibly grow it even more. 




A mortgage is the biggest kind of debt most people will ever face. It is also long-term debt, since the average home loan lasts for 15, 20 or 30 years. That's why on an investment as big as a house, smart homeowners are constantly looking for ways to minimize their debt and maximize equity, which is where refinancing comes in.

The truth is, most homeowners pay little attention to their property insurance until disaster strikes. And then, it's too late. Purchasing the right type and amount of insurance coverage for your home or rental is not difficult. Do some research, call a reputable agent and get it done. These basics will arm you with the knowledge you need to start:



Successful burglars have lots in common -- homeowners who unwittingly give invitations to robbery. Here's how thieves thank you for your generosity. You come home to an open front door, a ransacked house, and missing valuables. How did a burglar know you'd be gone? How did they get in?



Bad enough already, the unusual warmth is turning bugs extra frisky. "We're calling it a breeding bonanza," says Missy Henriksen of the National Pest Management Association. Across the country, as a result of record heat, pests from grasshoppers to crickets and ants to bees are arriving earlier and in greater numbers than usual.



Las Vegas Valley home values have sunk as low as they are expected to go and are poised to rise faster locally than nationally. That's according to Zillow, the national realty research firm. In a recent report, the Seattle-based company said Las Vegas area median home values hit bottom in the quarter ending March 31.



Every day we are faced with challenges around our home that make us pause and ask, "Why is it so hard to...."  or "Why can't somebody invent something that will..." We might not have the answer for every issue you have come across, but this list of items will make you think, "How did I make it this far without knowing these?"



For many homeowners, pricing a piece of real estate is a moving target. There's no magic number for a home sale, real estate experts say, but instead, a price range where your home has a good chance of selling quickly.


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