With the recent passing of my father and not having anything left here in my home state of Ohio, I have been considering relocating to Vegas, which has been a dream of mine since I was a child. I know it would be a huge step, and I am not taking this lightly nor am I planning on doing anything for anther 1-2 years which should give me a chance, as long as things go well at my job to grow a small nest egg. The only thing going for me locally is I do have a house that is paid off and its free and clear mine. I currently work security in a local casino but have put in for a transfer as a table games dealer, that will more than double my income with tips and would give me some experience that I think would help me gain employment in Vegas. Not sure what the deal is but I was looking at housing in Vegas and it seems that some really nice newer homes are going for really cheap, not sure why, but its really peaked my interest of moving since I would be able to sell my house and buy one with cash there. As for kids, I have a 16 year old who chooses not to see me, I have custody of my 11 year old and my ex-wife has our twins in Texas so it would just be my 11 year old and I moving, he would be around 13 when I would choose to make th trip. Anyone have any insight on things like why such nice houses are so cheap and what are some other considerations I should think of?