Why Snowbirds Prefer Las Vegas

Why Snowbirds Prefer Las Vegas

Weather, Entertainment, Tax Benefits, Location

Snowbirds in Las Vegas

Snowbirds in Las Vegas

A snowbird is a term often associated with retirees from the northern part of the United States or Canada that migrate south for the winter. For many years snowbirds flocked to sunny Florida or Arizona. Most snowbirds are retired and are 65 years or older. Recently we are finding younger snowbirds taking flight and discovering Las Vegas is their perfect snowbird destination. Why do snowbirds prefer Las Vegas to other warm and sunny climates? We will discuss the many benefits of considering Las Vegas as a second home. Below we have compiled a list of properties for sale in our wonderful Sun City communities, which are active adult (55+) communities. We have included homes ranging from $250,000 to $400,000. If you would like us to create a customized search for you based on your specific criteria and budget please give us a call at 702-845-5348.

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The Las Vegas metropolitan area has a population of just over 2,000,000 residents. Las Vegas is situated within Clark County in a basin on the floor of the Mojave Desert and is surrounded by mountain ranges on all sides. Much of the landscape is rocky and arid with desert vegetation. Our valley consists of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City. The famous Las Vegas Strip is centrally located and is host to the most elaborate mega resorts in the world. Our downtown area is undergoing a major renovation and is now home to: The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Discover Children’s Museum, the Mob Museum, the Neon Museum, the Arts District, Zappos and several government buildings. Residents enjoy many parks, community centers and golf courses throughout the valley. World class entertainment, shopping, dining and gaming can be found on and off the Las Vegas Strip. There are many community events throughout the year including: art festivals, foodie fests, parades, holiday events and car shows.

Las Vegas’ winters are short and the season is generally mild. December, the coolest month, averages 47.7 °F (8.7 °C). The mountains surrounding Las Vegas accumulate snow during the winter, but snow is rare in the Las Vegas Valley itself. Our city experiences an average of 310 days a year of sunshine and very little precipitation (about 4″ a year).

Nevada does not collect state income tax, therefore many snowbirds with multiple homes will declare their home in Nevada their primary residence. Property taxes are reasonable and the over all cost of living in Southern Nevada is lower than the national average.

For the outdoor enthusiasts Las Vegas is in close proximity to Mount Charleston, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreational Area and it is an easy drive to the fabulous beaches of California. We are approximately 4 hours from the Grand Canyon National Park. Residents and visitors enjoy incredible hiking, golfing, biking, swimming, boating, off road activities and nearby skiing.

Snowbirds in Las Vegas

Amazing clubhouse in Sun City Anthem

We have four Sun City Communities located throughout the valley. These communities are all age restricted (55+) and offer residents amazing amenities and an incredible lifestyle. Sun City Anthem and Sun City MacDonald Ranch are our Henderson communities and Sun City Summerlin and Sun City Aliante are our Las Vegas communities. Sun City Anthem has received numerous awards and has been named one of the best places to retire in the entire country. These communities offer residents a clubhouse, state of the art fitness center, golf, pools, racquetball, tennis courts, craft rooms, meeting space, community events and planned social activities and interest group clubs. Prices vary based on the size, view, location and upgrades of the home. In addition to the Sun City neighborhoods we have many other areas that may be of interest to you. From elaborate estates to a cozy one bedroom condo we have something for every taste and every budget.

Below we have included a list of homes in our Sun City communities that are priced from $250,000 to $400,000. Please let us know if you would like us to customize a search for you. Las Vegas is a great place for your snowbird yearly destination. There is so much to do and see, homes are affordable, getting around town is easy, the weather is amazing and you may benefit from paying no state income tax by making your second home your primary residence. Please let us know if you have any specific questions or if you would like us to send you a complimentary relocation package. We look forward to introducing you to our fabulous city. Be sure to bookmark this page as the properties are updated daily.

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The Sales Team

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2730 Grand Forks Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $399,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,512
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 1999
  • MLS #: 2043108

2569 Evansville Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $369,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,837
  • Lot size: 7,841
  • Year built: 2001
  • MLS #: 2043332

2538 Springville Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $399,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 2,032
  • Lot size: 10,454
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2039845

2578 Hayesville Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $345,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,524
  • Lot size: 6,534
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2041329

2531 Woodson Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $345,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,632
  • Lot size: 6,534
  • Year built: 2001
  • MLS #: 2051647

1466 Fieldbrook Henderson 89052, Sun City Anthem

  • $345,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,464
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 1999
  • MLS #: 2046812
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547 Carmel Valley Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $364,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,674
  • Lot size: 5,663
  • Year built: 1999
  • MLS #: 2043725

1826 High Mesa Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $275,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,130
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2050430

2071 Tiger Links Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $319,888
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,370
  • Lot size: 5,663
  • Year built: 1999
  • MLS #: 2053546

2152 Tiger Links Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $324,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,370
  • Lot size: 5,227
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2053970

1806 Tiger Creek Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $284,500
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,130
  • Lot size: 3,920
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2049642

2155 Tiger Links Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $284,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,130
  • Lot size: 4,356
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2048880

1848 Eagle Mesa Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $279,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,130
  • Lot size: 4,792
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2052007

1864 Eagle Mesa Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $339,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,564
  • Lot size: 6,098
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2044042

2086 Desert Woods Henderson 89015, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $318,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,261
  • Lot size: 5,227
  • Year built: 2000
  • MLS #: 2044442

2065 Tiger Links Henderson 89012, Sun City Macdonald Ranch

  • $325,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,370
  • Lot size: 6,098
  • Year built: 1999
  • MLS #: 2034748
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2901 Fitzroy Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $265,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,220
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 1995
  • MLS #: 2055306

9920 Villa Ridge Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $319,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 3
  • Home size: 1,611
  • Lot size: 8,276
  • Year built: 1994
  • MLS #: 2026535

9812 Rosamond Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $323,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,533
  • Lot size: 6,098
  • Year built: 1993
  • MLS #: 2049473

10421 Bent Brook Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $350,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,533
  • Lot size: 6,534
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2051836

3012 Faiss Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $399,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,843
  • Lot size: 7,405
  • Year built: 1995
  • MLS #: 2054981

10108 Keysborough Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $329,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,695
  • Lot size: 6,534
  • Year built: 1993
  • MLS #: 2052290

11033 Clear Meadows Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $367,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,599
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2053115

2201 Hallston Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $251,990
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,021
  • Lot size: 2,614
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2050980

11004 Battlement Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $345,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,520
  • Lot size: 7,405
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2046817

2143 Hallston Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $290,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,302
  • Lot size: 2,614
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2050004

10741 Alton Downs Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $359,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,695
  • Lot size: 8,712
  • Year built: 1995
  • MLS #: 2047176

10433 Snyder Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $279,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,319
  • Lot size: 3,049
  • Year built: 1996
  • MLS #: 2045403

9805 Folsom Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $339,900
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,533
  • Lot size: 6,098
  • Year built: 1993
  • MLS #: 2048925

9532 Sundial Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $395,000
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,804
  • Lot size: 7,405
  • Year built: 1992
  • MLS #: 2049337

10024 Keysborough Las Vegas 89134, Sun City Las Vegas

  • $374,950
  • Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2
  • Home size: 1,843
  • Lot size: 6,970
  • Year built: 1994
  • MLS #: 2050886
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