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ViewHomes™ Of Clark County - Multi-Gen Houses Market Report

We know that multigenerational living is becoming more popular for many reasons. Besides the economics of sharing expenses, there are the real social and emotional benifits of deepened relationships and enriched lives. Adult children have the peace of mind of taking care of their aging parents,  Grandchildren have the bonus of quality time with their grandparents on a regular basis. However, we know from experience, privacy and the need for "elbow room for the soul"™ are critical factors in this lifestyle.  

Finding the perfect multi-gen home for your purposes can be a challenge.  Certainly, if the house is listed with separate living quarters or a separate residence, that's a given, but they are not common. However, there might be other features that will make the situation work, sometimes with some minor remodeling. A second kitchen in the daylight basement, or an office over the garage that already has plumbing.  Local zoning codes will also determine what can or cannot be done. This is where an agent who is experienced with multi-gen houses or, better yet, lives the lifestyle, can help you find the right home.

It also helps to know what the market looks like when you start shopping for a multi-gen home. Here is a snapshot of ViewHomes™ of Clark County with multi-gen features priced starting at $450,000:

70 Active Listings - $450,000 to $23,500,000
Average SqFt - 5,088

Average $/SqFt - $285

26 Pending - $459,900 to $1,295,000
Average SqFT - 3,731
Average $/SqFt - $195

36 Sold in last 3 Mos - $465,000 to $6,500,000
Average SqFt - 4,180
Average $/SqFt - $232

If you are looking for a home for Multi-Gen living, or you have a home that you want to sell and it has Multi-Gen features, call us - we are specialists in this field.

Feel free to begin looking at Multigenerational homes features on our website, 


ViewHomes™ grew out of our passion for nature, beautiful surroundings, and peaceful environments. Starting together in an urban environment, over the years we've gravitated towards areas with smaller populations and less density. We now enjoy our lifestyle in a rural environment, but with close proximity to metropolitan areas where we appreciate all the amenities of fine restaurants, shopping, and an easy drive to an international airport.
Living in ViewHomes™ is like having “elbowroom for the soul”.





Comment balloon 7 commentsDebb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD • November 16 2016 09:40AM


We get many families in our area looking for homes in which grandparents can live with them. Getting more popular, I think for many of the reasons you mention. There is a great video on Multi generational living from the Netherlands, where young millenials are moving into homes for seniors. They get free rent, but take part within the community. Both sides are benefitting and the young people love it as do the seniors.

Posted by Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line (Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400) over 3 years ago

I have one pocket listing that is better tailored for a multi-generational home.  This is an area we should continue to see grow and you are well suited for such growth. 

Posted by Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR® (Coldwell Banker Realty) over 3 years ago

Hi Debb & Bernie - Buyers searching for a home that will accommodate a multi-generational family will appreciate your excellent market report, and will be pleased to have such a nice selection.

Posted by Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC) over 3 years ago

Hello Debb and Bernie, demand for multi-gen homes has increased a great deal within the past couple of years, buyers in Clark County would be happy to see there's a good selection to choose from.

Posted by Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL (Cam Realty and Property Management) over 3 years ago

Debb, I don't see the demand for multi-gen homes going away anytime soon and if anything I see it increasing. You are such  a pro in this market niche and you can't get more hands on than living the lifestyle yourself. Buyers would be in the best hands under your guidance when seeking a multi-gen home in Clark County. 

Posted by Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale (Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty) over 3 years ago

Hi Debb and Bernie -- your commitment to making others aware of this niche is unwavering.   For those looking for multi-generational living in the Camas area, you are the smart choice.   Hopefully, more builders will continue to see the opportunities that are obviously waiting.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 over 3 years ago

Families considering a move to the area will certainly appreciate your local real estate market reports.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) over 3 years ago

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