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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 ...
Investors still see value in flipping homes in Las Vegas
Investors still see value in flipping homes in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
real estate:
House flippers aren't giving up on Las Vegas, even though profits are sliding here and rising elsewhere. Flipping accounted for 8.7 percent of home sales in Southern Nevada in ...
Report: Las Vegas new-home sales, prices up
Report: Las Vegas new-home sales, prices up
Monday, October 26, 2015
Las Vegas homebuilders had another boost in business last month, as sales and prices continued outpacing last year’s totals, a new report shows. Builders sold 686 new homes ...
Las Vegas’ foreclosure rate rises to No. 2 in the nation, report says
Las Vegas’ foreclosure rate rises to No. 2 in the nation, report says
Friday, October 16, 2015
Las Vegas’ foreclosure activity ramped up last month, making the valley one of the hardest-hit areas in the country, a new report shows. One in every 480 homes in Southern Nevada ...
Report: Las Vegas housing market more stable, predictable
Report: Las Vegas housing market more stable, predictable
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Las Vegas used-home prices have been largely flat for four consecutive months, a new report shows, and sales volume is sliding. The median sales price of single-family homes last month was ...
Las Vegas officials seek resident input on revitalizing downtown
Las Vegas officials seek resident input on revitalizing downtown
Thursday, October 1, 2015
At its core, downtown Las Vegas’ housing issue stems from a lack of affordable mid-range housing. The city hopes to encourage developers by attracting ...