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Sales and prices of used homes rise in April in Las Vegas
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The median sales price of single-family homes in Southern Nevada in April was $212,568, up 3.7 percent from March and 10.7 percent from a year ago, according to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors ...
Investors buy almost 360 acres at BLM auction; 240 acres don’t sell
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
BLM auctions are a source of raw land for Las Vegas homebuilders, whose business is picking up steam this year after falling hard in 2014.
Los Angeles County settles civil rights case with feds
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The nation's largest sheriff's department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert ...
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New-home sales, prices pick up steam in March
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Las Vegas homebuilding industry picked up the pace in recent months as sales volume climbed and developers laid out more construction plans. Builders sold 543 new homes in Southern Nevada in March, bringing the year’s ...
Mountainside Ascaya community getting over-the-top clubhouse
Mountainside Ascaya community getting over-the-top clubhouse
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Developers of Ascaya, the long-delayed mountain-mansion project in Henderson, are promising to build one of the most luxurious communities in Southern Nevada. To help lure people in, they’re planning ...
Nevada lawmakers aim to delegate HOA disputes to lower level
Nevada lawmakers aim to delegate HOA disputes to lower level
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Lawmakers who say they're tired of deciding landscaping, parking and trash can disputes are trying to delegate homeowner association legislation to a more local level. Republican Assemblyman Ira Hansen presented ...
Report: Las Vegas homes among nation’s most overvalued
Report: Las Vegas homes among nation’s most overvalued
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Las Vegas’ housing market is one of the most overvalued in the country, as investors pushed up prices amid limited supply and a sluggish economy, a new report says. Fitch Ratings said today that housing demand ...
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Luxury Henderson apartment complex, abandoned during recession, ready for sale
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Real Estate:
When Paula Lane toured Vantage Lofts a few years ago, the stylish, mothballed Henderson condo complex was a scary sight. Windows were boarded up, birds were flying inside, upscale appliances had vanished, and air conditioners were caked in dirt. Today, Vantage is fully built and almost fully leased, and having turned things around, the landlord is ...
Poo patrol: Do your duty — or else
Poo patrol: Do your duty — or else
Friday, March 27, 2015
Apartment Living:
As the business manager at Vantage Lofts, an upscale apartment complex in Henderson, Jeffery Arterberry signs renters, manages finances and oversees maintenance. He also puts residents with pets on alert: the posh, pricey property has poop police. Vantage is one of a few Las Vegas Valley residential properties using ...
Report: Rising interest rates could dampen home sales
Report: Rising interest rates could dampen home sales
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Real estate:
Las Vegas homebuilders are seeing more signs of a turnaround, but with borrowing costs poised to rise, sales could fall again, according to a new report. Builders sold 474 new homes in ...
Photos: 20,000-square-foot Spanish Trail home on the market for cool $8 million
Photos: 20,000-square-foot Spanish Trail home on the market for cool $8 million
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Amazing Las Vegas Homes:
Although it was originally built in 1993, the home is still up to date. Laura attributes this to their vision when they were first building. Instead of filling their home with current technology for ...
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Designing for a new generation of homeowners
Monday, March 23, 2015
Real estate: By the end of 2015, millennials will become the largest home-buying age group in the US, and their tastes differ from their parents'
The millennial generation is growing up, and they see value in owning a home. Roughly 42 percent of millennials say they want to buy a house in the next five years, compared with just 31 percent of Generation Xers, according to a Zillow survey. But their tastes differ from their parents’. Technology and outdoor living spaces rank high among their priorities, while curb appeal falls at the bottom of the list. While most millennials are focused on making living spaces more convenient and comfortable, fewer care about ...
Nest now: Home design trends for 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Armed with some basic design tips, a little creativity and a budget that can run the gamut from high to low depending on your comfort level, you easily can make your home feel unique, personal and on point with the latest trends ...
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Summerlin-area penthouse sells for a whopping $7.7 million
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
A Canadian real estate executive and his wife bought a penthouse in the opulent One Queensridge Place towers, in what’s reported to be the most ...
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Las Vegas trend of homes on market with no offers seen as ‘troubling’
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Las Vegas used-home prices rose last month, but industry pros are worried by the continued, “troubling” rise in ignored, overpriced listings.

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