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February 23, 2018

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Court ruling fails to curb development plans at former Badlands golf course
Court ruling fails to curb development plans at former Badlands golf course
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Las Vegas government:
Residents are fighting the latest iteration of plans to develop housing on the site of the former Badlands Golf Club after a recent court ruling against the new owner of ...
Photo: Uri Vaknin is a partner at KRE Capital.
Why investing in Las Vegas real estate makes sense
Monday, February 19, 2018
Guest column:
While real estate in Las Vegas is always uplifted by the city’s universal appeal, it’s especially strong today because of prices that are highly affordable relative to other markets ...
Tight housing market expected to keep driving prices up
Tight housing market expected to keep driving prices up
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Real estate:
The inventory of condominiums listed for sale in the Las Vegas area is the smallest it has been since 2004. A reported 634 condos and townhomes were listed without offers at ...
Photo: Jason Matthes, project manager at Rebuilding Toget
'No one else does this for seniors': Las Vegas couple grateful for home repairs
Sunday, February 4, 2018
A series of family deaths and health problems interfered with the McDuffies' efforts to maintain their home. And on a sweltering Las Vegas summer day, the problem got worse: The couple realized someone had stolen critical parts of their air conditioning unit, rendering it useless ...
Photo: Housing construction continues in Summerlin on Wed
Summerlin is No. 4 best-selling master-planned community in U.S.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Summerlin ended 2017 as the fourth best-selling master-planned community in the nation, according to RCLCO, a real estate consulting company that has been ranking communities since 1994. In 2017, 1,052 new homes were sold in Summerlin, a 37 percent increase over 2016, when it was ranked No. 5. The 22,500-acre Las Vegas community, which started ...
Mega-mansion going for $500 million leads huge-house arms race in Los Angeles
Mega-mansion going for $500 million leads huge-house arms race in Los Angeles
Thursday, December 28, 2017
The property has 20 bedrooms. Seven of them are in a separate building for staff. The largest bedroom is a 5,500-square-foot master suite. It will have its own office, pool and kitchen; like the VIP room, it is ...
Photo: A carpenter works on a new home at a residential c
Why migration has stalled in American cities with the most opportunity
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The places that are booming in size are not the economic boomtowns — the regions with the greatest prosperity and highest productivity. In theory, we would expect those metros, like the Bay Area, Boston and New York, to be rapidly expanding, as people move from ...
Photo: In this Aug. 16, 2017 photo, a portion of the Summ
They're leaving California for Las Vegas to find the middle-class life that eluded them
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Community:
The rent steals so much of your paycheck, you might have to move back in with your parents, and half your life is spent staring at the rear end of the car in front of you. You'd like to think it will get better, but when? All around you, young and old alike are ...
Housing authority funding down another year as officials brace for further cuts
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Southern Nevada’s housing authority is planning improvements at units and single-family homes in the Las Vegas Valley even as officials make do with less federal funding. ...
Foreclosure prevention lifeline again available to Nevadans
Foreclosure prevention lifeline again available to Nevadans
Monday, July 10, 2017
Nevada homeowners facing financial difficulties can once again take advantage of a foreclosure prevention lifeline offered by the state. The foreclosure mediation program allows homeowners to sit down with ...
Photo: In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, Pastor Yul Dorn
Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in ...
Las Vegas puts more restrictions on short-term rentals
Las Vegas puts more restrictions on short-term rentals
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Las Vegas City Council narrowly approved additional restrictions on short-term rental properties like those listed on web platforms such as Airbnb ...
Las Vegas officials set to decide whether to clamp down on party houses
Las Vegas officials set to decide whether to clamp down on party houses
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday will decide whether to place further restrictions on short-term rental homes. A recommending committee Monday morning pushed ...
Rosen calls Trump budget ‘heartless,’ tours senior housing complex
Rosen calls Trump budget ‘heartless,’ tours senior housing complex
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., this morning condemned President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, calling it “heartless” and not reflective of American, Nevadan or ...
Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
Is Las Vegas building a new bubble? Analyst gives his take
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Don’t worry, Las Vegas isn’t racing toward another economic cliff. So said analyst Jeremy Aguero this morning to business, community and government leaders at ...