2016 Best of Las Vegas

American West has been building locally in Las Vegas since 1984. We build quality homes at an affordable price. We pride ourselves on our ability to cater of all the needs and desires of our buyers when creating the home of their dreams. We would appreciate you taking a moment and vote for us for the 2016 Best of Las Vegas for the Best Homebuilder.

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Number One in New Home Sales in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas city wide numbers are in and according to the Home Builders Research, Inc. weekly report, American West is Number One in Las Vegas new home sales.

“The end of the year has always been good for us in regards to new homes sales,” said Larry Canarelli, American West Company Founder. “At a time when other builders tend to slow down, our numbers always stay steady and increase at this time of year.”

With a variety of new home designs ranging from 1,552 to 5,487 square feet, there is something for everyone. Our award winning home designs offer the best in quality, comfort, space and flexibility. In addition, the features included in your new American West home are considered options or upgrades for most other builders. It’s why we are known as America’s Most Included Homes. We believe our homebuyers deserve these features in your home – no upgrades required.

For more information on our new homes and communities, visit www.AmericanWestHomes.com

American West Homes is a contestant in the 2016 Best of Las Vegas Homebuilder category. To vote for us, visit our website.



A Few Tips for House Hunting in Las Vegas

Looking for a new home? Relocating to Las Vegas? American West Homes has the perfect new home for you. With 10 new home communities and a variety of new home designs that range from 1,552 to 5,487 square feet, there is no need to look any further.

We want to try and help you with your new home search. Here are a few insider tips to help with the new home search.

  1. American West is the only builder in town that has a dedicated New Home Finding Center and a New Home Finding Specialist that is familiar with every new home design and new home community that American West builds in Las Vegas. His job is to help make your new home search easy.
  2. It is important to make sure you have all of your financial ducks in a row. American West works closely with our group of Preferred Lenders to help make this easier on our homebuyers. Our Preferred Lenders are geniuses when it comes to getting people approved!
  3. Las Vegas is booming! Home prices are stable and affordable, and demand for new construction is heating up. We’re experts on the local housing market. We have been building in Las Vegas since 1984 and have over 200 local and national building awards for our homes and communities.
  4. There’s so much more to Las Vegas than The Strip. This is an amazing city that caters to people who love the outdoors, family activities, good eating and incredible shopping. With recreation areas like Lake Mead, Red Rock Canyon and Mt. Charleston, you are never far from activities like hiking, biking, running, boating and skiing. Our neighborhoods are minutes from recreation of all kinds.
  5. Las Vegas is home to a versatile climate and for this reason American West’s new homes are energy efficient and are built for the climate where our homeowners live.
  6. Technology is your friend. Visit our website at www.AmericanWestHomes.com and discover information on all our new homes and communities. Our website features interactive floorplans, videos, beautiful photography and virtual tours.
  7. Unlike most builders, American West wants our homeowners to be able to personally experience the homes that we build. For this reason, each of new home communities have 4+ models that you can tour through. There is a remarkable difference to our homes and you can experience this first hand. Each of our sales office are open daily from 10am to 6pm.

We look forward to you further exploring American West’s new homes and communities and look forward to seeing you soon at one of our new home communities!

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Coming Soon New Silverado Ranch Community

American West is thrilled to announce a new upcoming community to the southeast part of the Las Vegas Valley in Silverado Ranch. Silverado Summit is the newest addition to the repertoire of American West communities in this incredible location.

“Once again, we are adding new, innovative floor plans that offer affordable luxury and unmatched versatility,” said Larry Canarelli, Company Founder of American West. “And once again, you will find our fine quality craftsmanship in every detail. Silverado Summit represents an incredible variety of new home designs.”

Offering one-, two- and three-story new homes ranging from a spacious and comfortable 1,552 square feet to an incredible 3,990 square feet, Silverado Summit is located in one of the valley’s most-desirable areas. Silverado Ranch is home to award-winning home designs, state-of-the-art schools, neighborhood park, popular dining options and shopping centers featuring the valley’s most popular retailers.

“Silverado Ranch combines everything a home buyer could want or need in a beautiful, convenient and well-planned community,” said Canarelli. “And with easy access to the 215 Beltway and Interstate 15, residents are minutes from any attraction in the valley.”

Homes in Silverado Summit have three to five bedrooms, formal living and dining rooms, gourmet kitchens, game rooms, first floor master suites, deluxe spa showers and optional second master suites, depending on the floor plan and options chosen.

“All of our home designs offer extraordinary versatility. It’s something you need to see to believe,” said Canarelli. “As a builder, we understand that the kitchen is the heart of the home and where families spend most of their time. Our gourmet kitchens feature oversized dining islands to accommodate growing families. The open kitchen designs that flow into the family rooms allow you to prepare your meals while still entertaining guest.”

In addition to versatility, American West offers homeowners energy-efficient designs and uses energy saving materials and products in all their homes. American West’s energy-saving features come standard and include: 14-SEER natural gas heat and electric central air-conditioning; energy-efficient radiant-heat barrier roof sheathing; protective house wrap that shields your home against air and moisture infiltration; vinyl-framed dual-paned low-e windows and sliding glass doors; quick-recovery natural gas water heater; and Moen® water-conserving faucets and showerheads.

For more information on Silverado Summit and to be added to the guest list for our grand opening, please call (702) 308-1746.

One of America’s Biggest Builders

As a local, family owned homebuilder who has been building in Las Vegas since 1984, we are extremely proud that we have been a part of the nationally ranked Builder 100 List and also the Professional Builder Housing Giants List for 29 Years.

With over 17,000 homeowners and growing In addition to over 100 new home communities and growing, our strength and commitment to excellence has never been stronger. American West is celebrating 32 years of homebuilding this year and as the largest residential land holder in the state, we look forward to helping make the dream of a new home come true for many more Las Vegas families.

For more information on our homes and communities, visit www.AmericanWestHomes.com

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Energy Saver Homes

American West is focused on building energy efficient homes with sustainable materials and features that matter to you and your family, such as comfort, durability, and efficiency. We are proud to offer homes that demonstrate a commitment to excellence and a respect for the environment. The eHome features in every new American West home can only be found in the most technology advanced homes.

By including these eHome features in our homes, American West is committed to not only building you the home of your dreams, but to do so in an environmentally sensitive way. By integrating these features in our homes, we honor our commitment to you, your family and our environment, long after you move in.

Visit any of our sales offices or www.AmericanWestHomes.com for more information.

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Las Vegas Real Estate Expo

The Las Vegas Real Estate Expo will be taking place on Friday, April 8th and Saturday, April 9th at Cashman Center. The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® and the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association have partnered to present a real estate expo geared for potential home buyers and local industry professionals.

American West will have a booth along with the more than 60+ other exhibitors on 50,000 square feet of floor space. Other exhibitors will include home builders, master-planned communities, REALTORS®, financial institutions, government agencies, chambers of commerce, utilities and others.

There will also be 30 educational seminars covering topics such as the homebuilding process, mortgage financing, financial planning, home technology and programs to assist home buyers.

“This isn’t a ‘home show,’” said Nat Hodgson, executive director of the home builders association. “This will be a major forum to bring together top real estate and home building industry professionals with local home buyers to educate them about what’s available and how to purchase a home in our community. This will be the place to get their real estate questions answered.”

The expo is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Expo admission is free.


Award Winning Homes

With over 200 local and national awards for building excellence, American West Homes is thrilled that 3 more awards were added to our list during the 2016 Silver Nugget Awards.  

The 2016 Silver Nugget Awards took place on March 19th at the Red Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Silver Nugget Awards honor excellence in the Southern Nevada Home Builders Industry.  

As a builder who is known for our magnificent bathrooms, we were extremely honored to take home both awards for the Best Master Bathroom categories at the award ceremony. The Plan 2709 at our SouthBrook community and the Plan 3990 at our Brentwood community were honored.  

A new American West home means an amazing gourmet kitchen. With large oversized dining islands, gourmet cooking centers, granite countertops, double refrigerators, tons of counter space and so much more, our gourmet kitchens are a chef’s and homeowner’s dream come true. American West was honored with the 2016 Silver Nugget for the Best Model Home Kitchen for our Heather Plan at our Woodbridge community.  

“We are extremely honored to be recognized as an industry leader for our bathrooms and gourmet kitchens,” said Larry Canarelli, American West Homes Company Founder. “American West has been honored with over 200 local and national awards for building excellence. We are the most decorated homebuilder in the Las Vegas Valley. It was an honor to receive these awards as they recognize excellence in Southern Nevada, the home of American West since 1984.” 

For more information on American West, visit www.AmericanWestHomes.com


American West's Silver Nugget Awards

American West’s Silver Nugget Awards


Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration held on March 17th, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

St. Patrick’s Day was made an official Christian feast day in the early 17th century The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general.


Las Vegas New Home Builder Larry Canarelli

Our company founder, Larry Canarelli recently sat down with Vegas, Inc. magazine for an in-depth interview about his life, upbringing and career. It is a fantastic article and you can check it out here…



Larry Canarelli, American West Homes Company Founder

Larry Canarelli, American West Homes Company Founder

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