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Top 5 Advantages of Living in a Gated Community

Apr 14, 2020
2 min read

Gated communities are some of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the country. People are choosing to live in gated communities for their security, overall safety, and social involvement. Here are the top five advantages of living in a gated community.

1. Added Safety

One of the most significant advantages of living in a gated community is the added safety and security. The only people who are allowed to enter gated communities are those who live there and invited guests. This type of community will include either security personnel to check those who are entering or a security keypad or card that permits entry. The additional security decreases the possibility of crime. It also means that you can leave for a vacation without worrying that someone will break into your home.

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April Property Spotlight: 659 Scenic Rim Drive

Apr 9, 2020
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Luxury homes in Las Vegas are in the MacDonald Highlands community. This one is on 659 Scenic Rim Drive, and it includes five bedrooms and four bathrooms. The luxury home measures 8,645 square feet, and it features a grand covered stucco and stone entry. You’ll love the finished landscaping complete with a stone pathway, grass, trees, and bushes. The view of Vegas from this home is stunning, and you’ll appreciate the size of the four-car garage.

A Gourmet Kitchen

When you step into the home’s gourmet kitchen, you’re bound to love the granite countertops. A large natural piece was used, one that covers the entire island. The cabinets are modern, and they are a nice gray color while the same granite makes a lovely kitchen backsplash. Unique light fixtures add style to the space, and the contemporary appliances will tempt you to make home-cooked meals.

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Why Nature Enthusiasts Decide to Call Nevada Home. Top 5 Breathtaking Views Near Vegas

Apr 7, 2020
2 min read

Las Vegas may seem like just a big city oasis surrounded by desert terrain, but Sin City has much more to offer. Not only is Vegas the perfect place to begin a scenic road trip, but it is also a city that lets you enjoy the great outdoors. Here’s why nature enthusiasts decide to call Nevada home. These are the top five breathtaking views near Las Vegas.

1. Hoover Dam

Be sure to visit the Hoover Dam if you want to see a fantastic view of the area’s outdoor landscapes. The structure is 700 feet tall, and it is one of the modern world’s most amazing marvels. At the Hoover Dam, you’ll view the cement structure, which is breathtaking. The other side of the dam features pretty rock formations and the Colorado River.

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Your Ultimate Guide for Moving to Las Vegas

Apr 3, 2020
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Las Vegas is a growing city, one that offers people a quality lifestyle. Not only is it a place where there are plenty of things to do, but it is also a city with a low cost of living and an abundance of work opportunities. In fact, the average monthly salary for those who live in Las Vegas is about $3,000 after taxes. The city has much to recommend it, including warm year-round temperatures and several cozy communities to move into. Here is your ultimate guide for moving to Las Vegas.

Make Sure that You Have a Car 

Las Vegas is a big, sprawling city. This means that you’ll need a car to get around. If you don’t have one for financial reasons or because you are concerned about the environment, then you can get around on the public transit system, but it will be much easier to navigate the city by automobile.

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Be Our Guest! Tips to Make Your Guest Room Feel Like Home

Mar 31, 2020
2 min read

When you’re a guest in someone else’s home, it can feel as though you’re invading their space, which is the last thing that they want. If you’ve invited someone to stay in your home, you want them to feel comfortable. Here are a few tips to make your guestroom feel like home.

Tip One: Invest in a Comfortable Bed

To make your guests feel at home, don’t toss any old mattress that you have lying around in the guestroom. Purchase a quality mattress that will help them rest comfortably. If the budget is tight, buy a decent air mattress. Nice ones are comfortable, and you can place it on a box spring.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Relocate to the MacDonald Highlands’ Community

Mar 21, 2020
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The MacDonald Highlands Community is a great place to call home. Not only does the luxurious neighborhood offer dreamy conveniences, but it also provides the kind of scenic views that you’re likely to enjoy at a five-star resort. Here are five reasons why you should relocate to the MacDonald Highlands Community.

1. The DragonRidge Country Club

As a MacDonald Highlands resident, you’ll have access to the DragonRidge Country Club. Members of the club can play golf on a spectacular 18-hole course, one with incredible views of the Las Vegas skyline. The course recently received the Best Private Golf Course award from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Golf memberships Henderson are waiting for you.

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March Property Spotlight: 1508 View Field Court

Mar 17, 2020
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Living in the MacDonald Highlands community means that you’ll be living a luxurious life, one that includes the home of your dreams and the best amenities. Along with our community being visually stunning, it is also a neighborhood that socializes to create unity between residents. We have several homes that are currently complete and ready for residents. Here’s a highlight of the MacDonald Highlands home on 1508 View Field Court.

An Incredible View

This modern two-story home offers you a view of the Las Vegas Strip as well as the surrounding city. From home, there are many places to enjoy this view, including an outdoor patio as well as several balconies that are located along the back of the home. The home’s architectural design includes plenty of windows to ensure that residents can take in the exterior views from multiple rooms.

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Why Families are Moving to Las Vegas

Mar 14, 2020
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The Las Vegas area may not seem like the perfect environment for families, but once you get past the glittery strip, you’ll see that Las Vegas has plenty to offer those who are raising kids. Here are a few reasons why families are making Las Vegas their home.

More Affordable Living

Parents are discovering that the Las Vegas area is affordable. Along with housing prices being in a comfortable range, there are many places that offer employment. Building a custom home in Las Vegas ensures that you’ll be living in a house that features everything that you need and the setup that you’ve always wanted.

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5 Outdoor Entertaining Must-Haves for this Spring

Mar 10, 2020
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A great thing about living in the Las Vegas area is the perfect weather. While it gets a bit hot during the summer, the rest of the year features perfect temperatures that allow you to spend time outside. To enjoy this amenity as fully as possible, you’ll want to focus on your home’s exterior spaces. Here are five outdoor entertaining must-haves for this spring.

1. An Outdoor Kitchen

Adding an outdoor kitchen to your patio gives the space a finished touch. It also makes entertaining much easier. When you’re hosting a party, you’ll get to enjoy the company of your guests while grilling burgers or steaks. To make your outdoor kitchen useful, equip it with a prep island, plumbed sink, and a refrigerator.

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3 Ideas for a Beautiful Easter Tablescape

Mar 7, 2020
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While it’s easy to overlook Easter as a big decorating holiday, it is one that lets you welcome spring and adds a bit of whimsy to your home. At the MacDonald Highlands community, we encourage our residents to enjoy the holidays. We also make building a custom home in Las Vegas easy. If you love the holidays, consider including built-in shelving for your home to give you a place to display your holiday décor. You can also welcome in the holidays by decorating your kitchen table. Here are three ideas for a beautiful Easter tablescape.

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