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Las Vegas home sales surge, rivaling pace of boom years
Las Vegas home sales surge, rivaling pace of boom years
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Real estate:
Las Vegas homeowners are selling their properties at the fastest pace since the boom years, but prices remain well below that time ...
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Pressure from lenders leads to more foreclosure filings in Nevada
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Nevada had the fourth-highest foreclosure rate in the country in July, behind Florida, Maryland and New Jersey ...
Sorry, investors — house flipping in Las Vegas isn’t what it used to be
Sorry, investors — house flipping in Las Vegas isn’t what it used to be
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
real estate:
Southern Nevada remains one of the most popular places in America to flip houses, thanks to flipping-focused reality TV shows and Las Vegas’ lower home prices. But overall ...
Boost in new-home sales shows Las Vegas market on ‘steady upward trend’
Boost in new-home sales shows Las Vegas market on ‘steady upward trend’
Monday, August 17, 2015
Real Estate:
Las Vegas builders continue selling more homes than last year in a “slow, stable” uptick in activity. Builders sold 583 new homes in Southern Nevada last month, bringing ...
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Mortgages issued by lenders up this year, almost on par with national average
Friday, August 14, 2015
A total of 8,191 mortgages were doled out for home purchases in Southern Nevada in the three months ending June 30, up 8 percent from the same period last year, according to RealtyTrac ...
Developers still see potential in Coyote Springs, plan to revive the housing development
Developers still see potential in Coyote Springs, plan to revive the housing development
Friday, August 14, 2015
Only a golf course has been built in the 43,000-acre project, which has been stalled for years
Coyote Springs, launched by former powerhouse lobbyist and current prison inmate Harvey Whittemore, has a golf course — a highly ranked one at that — and little else. But it was supposed to be ...
Not again: Report finds Nevada homes among most overvalued
Not again: Report finds Nevada homes among most overvalued
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Nevada homes not only were the most overvalued in the country at the peak of the housing bubble last decade, but prices are among the most inflated now, new data show. Homes ...
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Las Vegas housing prices dip 0.9 percent in July
Monday, August 10, 2015
Las Vegas resale housing prices dipped last month but remained higher than a year ago ...
House-flipping slows in Nevada, is more lucrative elsewhere
House-flipping slows in Nevada, is more lucrative elsewhere
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
House-flipping comprises a bigger share of the real estate market in Nevada than in almost every other state, a new report shows, but the investment tactic is becoming ...
Las Vegas ranked last in report on large cities’ housing market health
Las Vegas ranked last in report on large cities’ housing market health
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Las Vegas’ housing industry is stronger today than it was after the economy collapsed, but it’s still bogged down by an array of problems — and according to a new report, it’s the unhealthiest market in America. Personal-finance website WalletHub ...
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With luxury complex, homebuilder making leap to Las Vegas’ apartment market
Friday, July 24, 2015
Real Estate:
The partially built site at Tropicana Avenue and Grand Canyon Drive was supposed to have pricey condos years ago, but previous owners lost the project, dubbed the Mercer, to foreclosure during the recession ...
Home purchases by investors in Las Vegas now on par with national rate
Home purchases by investors in Las Vegas now on par with national rate
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Real Estate:
Institutional investors — those who purchase at least 10 homes annually — bought 1.9 percent of homes sold in the Las Vegas area in the first half of the year. That’s down from ...
Despite hurdles, 2015 has been kind to Southern Nevada homebuilders
Despite hurdles, 2015 has been kind to Southern Nevada homebuilders
Monday, July 20, 2015
Real Estate:
Local builders sold 633 new homes last month, bringing the year’s total to 2,993, up 10.7 percent from the same period in 2014, according to Las Vegas-based Home Builders Research ...
Photo: A house is shown for sale in Henderson.
Signs point to healthier resale housing market in Las Vegas
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Real estate: GLVAR president says the market overall is 'fairly stable'
Two types of buyers in particular are fueling the uptick in sales totals: those who went through a foreclosure or short sale years ago and for a long time couldn’t get a mortgage, and those who were beat out by the investors who flooded the valley for housing deals that ...
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Q+A: Houses popping up at long-dormant Skye Canyon development on valley’s northwest edge
Friday, July 10, 2015
Real Estate:
In the midst of the real estate bubble, developer John Ritter led a group that paid more than half a billion dollars for sprawling desert land in the upper northwest corner of Las Vegas, with plans for a massive community. But he never built a thing and ...

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