Southern Nevada

Local Communities


Once you have decided to make your home here, the next big decision is where to live. Whether you’re in the market for a family neighborhood, a high-rise condo overlooking the Strip, a custom-built home or a simple apartment, there is no shortage to the supply of housing options here.

Below is a list of most of the communities complete with description.

East Las Vegas

East Las Vegas Communities are some of the most well established neighborhoods in the valley. The mountains on the eastern rim of the city overlook the strip and many of the residential areas. Some of the best views of the strip and the valley are found on the East side of town.

Many of the East Las Vegas homes are closer to the strip and downtown than other homes in the valley. In the Northeast area they have a large mix of different types of housing. From affordable mobile homes and houses to high end mansions on the mountain side.  Home buyers can select from the wide range available.

Here you will find Nellis Air Force Base and a short drive to Lake Mead. East Las Vegas provides great housing diverse in price, style, and location. It offers access to many amenities and services.


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Southeast Las Vegas / Henderson

Southeast Las Vegas Communities are known for their great access to many of the city’s well-known amenities. Residents are typically a few miles from the strip. They are the closest of any to Lake Mead. They have quick access to the McCarran Airport. Many business centers are located on that end of the valley as well as Station Casinos.

The Southeast Las Vegas area is comprised of the southeastern corner of Las Vegas, Henderson, and GreenValley. Many of the homes in these areas are newer. The neighborhoods have been built for comfort and accessibility. Mountains surround this end of town typically to the south and the strip is viewable from many homes and properties to the north.

The city of Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada. Mountains surround this end of town typically to the south and the strip is viewable from many homes and properties to the north. It’s also home to some of the best golf courses, shopping centers, restaurants and master-planned communities in the area.

A few communities found in this area:

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Southwest Las Vegas

Southwest Las Vegas Communities have been growing and expanding in recent years. Many new homes and real estate developments have popped up reforming the landscape of the south end of the valley.

Southwest Las Vegas Communities are part of a strong developmental movement of new homes. For decades the area has been barren desert with an occasional home. Now, it is a thriving location for Las Vegas residents looking for a comfortable way of life. Communities like Rhodes Ranch and the expansive Mountains Edge master planned community offer home buyers a great variety of housing options. Many Southwest Las Vegas houses have great views of the mountains in the south and west of the valley. Some homes can see the Strip and many are built near parks or golf courses.

A few communities found in this area:

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Northwest Las Vegas

Northwest Las Vegas Communities are typically synonymous with quality and comfort. Many people who relocate to Las Vegas are familiar with Summerlin, the most well renowned master-planned community in the valley.

Summerlin is known for its great communities. Howard Hughes had a vision when he planned the overall master-plan. He worked with the city to engineer the infrastructure of several communities long before they were developed. Roadways, utilities, and other amenities were designed so that residents wouldn’t feel the pinch as the neighborhoods were developed and grew. Restrictions keep the housing and other architecture somewhat uniform. Certain color pallets must be used for exterior paints and other improvements often need approval by an association.

Northwest Las Vegas has access to some of the best features of the valley. Redrock Canyon is only a few miles away providing scenic tours, horseback riding opportunities, biking, hiking, climbing, etc. Swimming pools, golf courses, parks and walkways are found throughout. Shopping centers, restaurants, and business parks are strategically located as well. The west side of theLas Vegasvalley boasts some of the best views. Panoramic vistas of the Strip to the east and Redrock and surrounding mountains are breathtaking from many homes.

A few communities found in this area:

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Central / South Las Vegas

Central and South Las Vegas Communities are at the core of the Las Vegas valley. Many of the homes and estates carry a great deal of Las Vegas History. Communities at the center of town tend to be better established. Yards tend to be larger and the houses themselves tend to be more unique. Homes in this area are varied in styles from luxury to retro or modern. Here you will find that there’s something for everyone.

A few communities found in this area:

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Northwest Las Vegas

Northwest Las Vegas Communities are known for their quality and great locations, found just north of Summerlin. Communities like Iron Mountain Ranch or El Capitan Ranch offer very comfortable living. In fact, residents enjoy just about every style and price range of housing found in the valley. The Northwest is one area where a lot of custom building is still happening.  Many homes in Las Vegas look alike in style and feel but certain parts of the northwest display new unique homes.

Many people decide to live in north west Las Vegas because of its distance from the hustle and bustle of city life. They have adequate access if they want it but in many cases residents are 40 minutes from the strip which narrows down the noise, traffic, and activity. It is out of the way for those who prefer a quieter standard of living. Many of the streets and neighborhoods have been around for a decade so shopping centers and business parks are already established. Huge grocery centers, pet stores, furniture, banks, restaurants, etc. are close at hand. It is a perfect place to raise a family, offering a safe and secure environment just north of the bright lights of Las Vegas.

A few communities found in this area:

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North Las Vegas

Over the past few years North Las Vegas has grown at incredible rates. Home owners often purchase their home getting the most square footage for the money in the valley. Values are often extremely competitive for brand new or nearly new homes. Thousands of homes have gone up in the past few years.

Some of the most revered communities in the current Las Vegas valley are found in the new North Las Vegas. Residents find just about any type of life style the valley has to offer.

Aliante is the first master planned community in the north part of the valley. It is surrounded by a majestic landscape where the desert meets the foothills of the Sheep Mountain Range. Aliante offers residents “quality design, amenities, architecture and master planned living.  Las Vegas homes from more affordable ranch style homes to high end estates can be purchased within matching communities.

Large shopping centers and business parks are located nearby. Parks, walkways, and schools are also located in the area. Many amenities accompany the real estate options available to residents.

A few communities found in this area: