Moving to Vegas, Highlights of Henderson

by Kimberley McGee
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Finding a home is all about your personal passions and expectations. You’re not just purchasing a place to live, you are buying into the community, parks, the schools, the commute or access to shopping, eateries and services.

The City of Henderson, along with Summerlin in the west, is consistently honored as one of the top 50 cities to live in due to its progressive builders, a lengthy list of amenities and extensive park system. If you are planning on moving to the valley, Henderson has a host of reasons to call this big little city home.

The City of Henderson is one of the more established and affluent areas in the valley. It is resplendent with amenities and attracts national sports leagues, luxury shopping, dining amenities, the Las Vegas Raiders training facility and Google and Haas companies.

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Henderson is a mix of historic ranch homes, subdivisions, newer gated communities and luxury communities that make up a close-knit network of diverse neighborhoods. The inventory in the Henderson market surpasses the amenities and housing choices that most buyers expect in the average community. It caters to a wide variety of lifestyles, from growing families to prosperous retirees and single professionals.

Whether you homeschool, prefer charters or public school, there is an abundance of options for families with more than 20 top-tier private schools.

Amenities in Henderson

  • Golf courses pepper the foothills of the thriving city, including the Anthem Country Club and Chimera Golf Club.
  • The District at Green Valley Ranch
  • Lake Las Vegas
  • Town Square
  • Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
  • Clark County Heritage Museum
  • Lion Habitat
  • Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Tips to Moving to Henderson

If you are moving, best advice I’ve received is to keep a simple planner with alllll your info on a clipboard by the door so you don’t forget those important numbers, due dates, timelines to pack and unpack, and keep all those moving parts that come with moving organized in one place. The planner is on sale, $4 off, and free for clients of Realtor Dave NV!

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Families moving to Henderson should take their time to check out the many areas before settling down. A good realtor will let you peruse the foothills, downtown or one of the gated communities to find what fits best for your family and lifestyle.

Ask questions of your realtor and have a good checklist of priorities ready so they can narrow down what is available for you to see in different neighborhoods.

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