The New Year has finally arrived! Everybody’s been looking forward to starting fresh this 2017; a new year brings in new opportunities, after all. There are people who are planning to work up on their newly-revised resolutions list, hoping to actually do everything they aim to do for the year. Others are perhaps looking to shake things up by learning new skills, trying out new foods, or getting to know new people. Still others are thinking about making a change to their surroundings and looking into moving to a new home.

As always, Las Vegas has a huge selection of wonderful home options for the New Year mover. The luxury properties of Las Vegas still come in a wide variety of styles and designs to appeal to a wide variety of prospective buyers. Have a look at some of the latest featured properties and real estate options making waves in the Las Vegas property market this early in the year.

12 CAMINO BARCELONA PL Henderson, Nevada

January 2017 Home Picks 1

Nothing says ‘starting anew’ like a fresh start from the ground up. This spacious residential lot is located in one of Henderson’s finest community locations in Henderson’s SouthShore golf neighborhood. It has an excellent view of the surrounding hills thanks to being on an elevated ridgeline. There is ample natural vegetation in the area if the prospective owner decides to keep it natural, although they can always opt for some redevelopment if they want. There is enough elbow room for a good startup single-family property with ample backyard space, although there might not be that much area for those who wish to build a bigger property. With a starting price of $290,000, this open lot is the perfect first purchase to start the year right.

1357 RIVER SPEY AV Henderson, Nevada

Nothing says cozy living like this fancy-looking MacDonald Highlands multi-level residence. The standout earth-colored exterior that accentuates the well-patched desert landscaping gives way to a unique hideaway both inside and hidden behind the front lawn. Neutral colors mix well with unique interior fixtures, adding to the relaxing atmosphere. Out back, homeowners are welcomed into a completely different land; the backyard sports a tropical-inspired theme with palms and lots of other greenery surrounding the pool-and-Jacuzzi combination. Spending a lazy afternoon at the poolside while getting a tan is like paradise in a desert. That, on top of other creature comforts like five spacious beds, central heating, plenty of living spaces and lots of elbow room for personal effects makes the $1,029,000 price range well worth it.

57 FEATHER SOUND DR Henderson, Nevada

Anthem is one of the most-sought after neighborhoods in the Valley today, and this particular luxury estate exemplifies that trend. Prospective buyers looking to invest into this community can expect some of the finest combination of comfort and elegance wrapped into one spacious package. Visitors making their way inside from the interior courtyard are greeted by wooden tile floors, ample natural lighting from multiple windows, all the latest in residential fixtures, and more. Living space is enough for a growing family, with extra spots for guests. The excellent view of the whole neighborhood and the nearby country club from the observation spot on the second floor is a welcome bonus. That is a lot of top-class amenities for a $615,000 price tag.

30 STRADA DI VILLAGG 150 Henderson, Nevada

Looking to start 2017 on a high note? Now would be a good time to move up into a fancy condominium unit, like this particular Henderson abode. This high-end living residence offers individual residential units with a three-beds-and-three-bath layout, a good starting point for a young professional or a young family. Modern conveniences are provided by the newest appliances and accessories that come with the home, from fancy kitchen equipment to excellent lighting setups. Typical high-rise facilities like laundry service rooms and exercise centers are also available. As an added bonus, those living in units with terraces can avail of the picturesque mountain and lakes views nearby. Prices start at $425,000.

7 VINTAGE CANYON ST Las Vegas, Nevada

Southern Highlands always has something new to offer when it comes to luxury residences. This particular residence, however, is not that recent. First built in 2005, this home on 7 Vintage Canyon Street received a slight refit after going back up on the market. The classical Mediterrenean-like exteriors, accented by the surrounding trees and shrubs growing off of the walls, gives this home an otherworldly appearance that stands out from the desert backdrop surrounding it. Stepping into the interior is like travelling to another part of the world, with its dazzling combination of comfortable furniture spots, stone-and-marble fixtures and unique attachments and accessories. Easy access to the front and back yards through one of the family rooms allows for more movement. A large number of beds and baths provide plenty of living space for the family. The unique European-inspired experience comes at around $2,650,000.

The year has only begun, and with it comes many new opportunities and chances to take advantage of. Now may be a good time to look into getting a new home to move into or invest in for the long term. Come and take a look at what other luxury properties Las Vegas has to offer this 2017.