Lawyer pays $1.03M for Las Vegas 4BD

Edward L. Kainen and his wife, Carole, bought a four-bedroom, 3.5 bath at 308 Royal Aberdeen Way in Las Vegas from John Charles Harrington for $1.03 million on Jan. 30, 2006.

Harrington paid $975,000 for the 3,722 square foot house in April 2005. The property is in the Summerlin Village subdivision.

Kainen is a partner with the Las Vegas law firm Ecker & Kainen, which he joined in 1995.

He began his law career in 1988 with Mitrani, Rynor & Gallegos in Miami, where he practiced business and commercial litigation. From 1989-1994, he was the assistant state attorney in Florida and also served as senior trial attorney to state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Kainen received his undergraduate degrees from the University of South Florida in 1985 and his law degree from Washburn University School of Law in 1988.

Home sales in Las Vegas dropped almost 29 percent in 2007 versus sales in 2006. The median sales price also fell from $280,000 to $270,000.

Address: 308 Royal Aberdeen Wy
Buyer(s): John Charles Harrington
Seller(s): Marcus Suan
Sale date: Apr. 20, 2005