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February 9, 2016

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Investor interest in Las Vegas homes continues to drop
Investor interest in Las Vegas homes continues to drop
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
In another sign that housing investors are clearing out of Las Vegas, such buyers picked up a larger share of homes nationally than in Southern Nevada in 2015 ...
Q+A: KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger on slow recovery from housing bust
Q+A: KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger on slow recovery from housing bust
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The market for new U.S. homes strengthened for much of 2015. At the same time, rising prices amid a dearth of available resale homes in ...
Builders sell 6,802 new homes countywide last year, up 13 percent
Builders sell 6,802 new homes countywide last year, up 13 percent
Monday, January 25, 2016
Las Vegas homebuilders sold more houses last year than in 2014 and geared up for a rising volume of construction, a new report shows. Overall, though, business remained ...
Photo: Former boxing champion Mike Tyson bought this home
Call Mike Tyson your neighbor by buying his former home in Henderson
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Iron Mike has some flashy new digs. Former boxing champ Mike Tyson recently bought a two-story, 8,149-square-foot mansion in the Seven Hills area of Henderson for $2.5 million, just down the block from his old house. The sales price was 40 percent below what previous buyers paid in 2006, during the real estate bubble. Tyson and his wife, Lakiha, closed ...
Photo: Homes for sale are shown in the Villas at Black Mo
Home prices dip to end stable year for Las Vegas market
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Las Vegas’ resale housing market ended 2015 with mixed results, with a jump in monthly sales but a dip in prices, which had been flat since summer ...
Home sales at 2 Las Vegas communities in top 15 nationwide
Home sales at 2 Las Vegas communities in top 15 nationwide
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Two master-planned communities in Las Vegas were among the top 15 nationally for home sales last year, a new report shows. Builders sold 602 new homes ...
Median price for new home in Las Vegas hits $321,405
Median price for new home in Las Vegas hits $321,405
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
New homes in Las Vegas are selling at prices not reached in more than eight years, according to a new report. But anyone hoping for a quick return to the days of ...
Photo: Homes for sale are shown in the Villas at Black Mo
Report: Las Vegas wages comparatively low, but housing affordable
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Southern Nevadans earn lower wages and are seeing a faster rise in home prices than people in most major cities. Overall, however, housing is more affordable than ...
Photo: Las Vegas got a life-size replica of The Simps
A visit to what was once the real-life Simpsons house in Henderson
Monday, December 7, 2015
Way back in July 1997, Fox had an incredible and audacious promotional idea: To build a full-sized, livable replica of 742 Evergreen Terrace, the Day-Glo domicile from its animated megahit, The Simpsons, and then ....
Photo: Homes for sale are shown in the Villas at Black Mo
Report: Used-home prices flat, sales down
Monday, December 7, 2015
Las Vegas used-home prices were flat again last month as buyers drastically cut back on purchases, amid a months-long slowdown in deals, a new report shows. The median sales price ...
Fewer underwater mortgage holders, but Las Vegas still at the top
Fewer underwater mortgage holders, but Las Vegas still at the top
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
The share of Las Vegas homeowners who are underwater continues to slide, but it remains highest among large U.S. cities. Some 22.1 percent of Southern Nevada homeowners with mortgages were ...
Photo: Carpenters work on a home in the Ridges Las Vegas,
Report: Troubles in housing market remain like ‘unwanted house guest’
Monday, November 23, 2015
Las Vegas builders sold the fewest homes and pulled the fewest permits in months in October, a new report shows. And while business this year remains above ...
Report finds sluggish growth in Las Vegas rental prices
Report finds sluggish growth in Las Vegas rental prices
Friday, November 20, 2015
Las Vegas’ rental market has heated up in recent years, with investors buying cheap homes in bulk to lease out and landlords buying and building apartment complexes. The growth in rental prices, however, is far from ...
Southern Nevada puts dent in homelessness among veterans
Southern Nevada puts dent in homelessness among veterans
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
There’s extra reason to celebrate this Veterans Day — Southern Nevada has reached a milestone in its efforts to end homelessness among veterans. Veteran homelessness has been reduced to ...
Photo: Fafie Moore, left, a Realty Executives owner/broke
Las Vegas home resale prices stagnant in October but surge on the year
Monday, November 9, 2015
Las Vegas resale housing prices stayed flat last month and sales volume slid again, but both were higher than a year ago ...

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