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Any homeowner desiring to offer a short term rental through services such as VRBO have been  obligated to comply with Las Vegas Municipal Code Section 6.75. The process involves three stages. First, the owner would apply to the City Planning Department for a conditional use permit to determine...

Challenges to a Trustee may come with a heavy price. The person authorized to manage the affairs of a trust is known as a “trustee”. Generally, the trustee is given broad discretion in administering the Trust Estate; however, a beneficiary of a trust always has the right to challenge...

Reuters recently reported that a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that for obese people over age 64, the combination of aerobic exercise and weight training is better for improving physical functioning than either form of exercise alone.  Aerobic exercise...

For owners of property who have made changes which required building permits and inspections but get them, amnesty programs exist which allow retroactive compliance. The cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas offer a year round amnesty program if you self-report. When an owner sells a home,...

One of the most overlooked assets in your estate plan are digital assets. "Digital assets" mean an electronic record in which a natural person has a right or interest. In addition to social media accounts and emails, these assets could also include important tax and/or medical records which you...

More tips for family caregivers: Most people think that drinking a diet soda is a healthy alternative to regular soda.  However, CNN reported that gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new...

    Are you or Have you been scammed? A review of more than 5 million fraud and other complaints filed with the FTC in 2015 and 2016 showed that consumers aged 60 and over primarily complained about imposter scams, along with telemarketing practices and tech support...

Las Vegas Real Estate Agents are invited to a NEW one-hour CE lunch & learn on FEB. 9, 2017 DATE:                 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017 TIME:                  12:00 – 1:00 pm COURSE:           UNDERSTANDING NEVADA’S UNIFORM REAL...

In all of the Spanish regions where inheritance is covered by the Spanish Civil Code, children are legally entitled to two-thirds of the deceased parents’ assets.  However, on October 3, 2015, a new law came into effect in Spain’s Basque Country region which allowed parents to disinherit their...

One of the toughest decisions a guardian will have to make is whether a senior should continue to remain at home by himself/herself.  A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Gerontology indicated that living alone was NOT superior in every way for people over 65.  Those who share a...