Mesquite has lately been called a bedroom community of Las Vegas. And rightfully so. It's only about 90 miles away, a straight shot northeast up the freeway, and definitely has its own small-town aura that is coveted by so many. Pahrump to the west and over the mountain range is the other one.
What comes to real estate, it has been linked to the metropolis all too closely, too. And this one is easy to prove. When the housing market boomed here a few years ago, Mesquite's followed right behind it with the same type of over-heating. And now, as if on cue, it's nursing the very same ills that the soft market has brought to Sin City. To read the entire article, please click on the link in this paragraph.