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Chemical plume in central Las Vegas to soon undergo cleanup
Chemical plume in central Las Vegas to soon undergo cleanup
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Public Safety:
For years, residents of the Paradise Palms neighborhood in central Las Vegas have been awaiting cleanup of a chemical plume caused by spills at a nearby dry-cleaning establishment. Now, Nevada environmental protection authorities ...
Decade after housing peaked, owners richer, renters hurting
Decade after housing peaked, owners richer, renters hurting
Monday, June 20, 2016
It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are ...
Fewer Las Vegas homes sell, but prices are higher
Fewer Las Vegas homes sell, but prices are higher
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
After nearly a year of flat prices, Las Vegas houses sold at a noticeably higher level last month amid shrinking sales totals ...
In Las Vegas, house flipping remains frequent but less profitable
In Las Vegas, house flipping remains frequent but less profitable
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Investors are flipping houses at a faster pace in Las Vegas than in most metro areas, but their profit margins are smaller here compared to ...
Is apartment sector in Las Vegas heating up too quickly?
Is apartment sector in Las Vegas heating up too quickly?
Monday, May 16, 2016
Amid a national apartment boom, Southern Nevada’s multifamily market has bounced back from the recession faster than other segments of the real estate industry. Property pros …
Photo: New homes are shown under construction at Lake Las
Las Vegas housing market rising from the grave
Monday, May 2, 2016
Left for dead during the recession, Las Vegas’ housing market has come back to life over the past few years. Buyers are picking up new and used properties. Homeowners are getting above water. Developers are building apartment complexes. Employment and wages ...
BLM puts 800 acres of land up for auction
Friday, April 22, 2016
The federal government is offering more than 800 acres of Las Vegas Valley land to the highest bidders next week. But if last year’s auctions are any indication, buyers might ...
Las Vegas homeowners seeing big profits on sales
Las Vegas homeowners seeing big profits on sales
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Las Vegas homeowners are booking the highest profit margins in years when selling their property, but amid flat prices, those gains have largely leveled off, a new report shows. Owners who sold ...
Report: New-home sales up, but prices flat
Report: New-home sales up, but prices flat
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Las Vegas homebuilders are selling more houses and drawing up more construction plans compared to last year, but in some ways, sales volume has ...
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Las Vegas-area home sales surge, prices unmoved in March
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Las Vegas used-house prices were largely flat in March, continuing a months-long stretch of mostly unchanged prices, amid a big jump in sales volume. The median sales price of previously owned single-family homes in Southern Nevada last month was $220,000, down 0.2 percent from February but up 7.3 percent from a year earlier, according to a new report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. Buyers picked up ...
Q+A: Why investor is sure buyers will seek out his southwest valley condos
Q+A: Why investor is sure buyers will seek out his southwest valley condos
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
real estate:
During the boom years, it seemed everywhere you looked in Las Vegas a developer was planning an upscale condo project. But when the economy crashed, construction sites were ...
Report: Las Vegas home values furthest from peak
Report: Las Vegas home values furthest from peak
Friday, March 25, 2016
Las Vegas home values are on the rise — but they have more room to climb than any large metro area to reach peak levels again, a new report shows. The median home value in the Las Vegas area last month was $201,900, up 9 percent from a year earlier. Nationally, the median ...
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Sales of previously owned homes take off in February
Monday, March 7, 2016
Las Vegas used-home sales shot up last month from January as prices largely stayed flat again. Buyers picked up 2,112 single-family homes in ...
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New-home sales up a little, prices down a little
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Las Vegas homebuilders started the year with a bump in sales and a dip in prices compared to the beginning of 2015. Builders closed 382 new-home sales in Clark County in January, up ...
Nevada housing market starts year as a national foreclosure leader
Nevada housing market starts year as a national foreclosure leader
Friday, February 19, 2016
Nevada’s housing market started the year on a familiar note, with one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. One in every 603 homes statewide received a foreclosure-related filing in January, up ...