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August 21, 2018

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New look, new buildings, new businesses coming to Water Street
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Henderson:
Redevelopment officials believe a bevy of infrastructure improvements and new businesses will modernize Water Street as they work toward developing a fresh identity for the downtown’s longtime main street …
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As affordable housing crisis grows, HUD sits on the sidelines
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Local officials, including Chad Williams, executive director of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, seem resigned to the fact that they will receive little or no help from …
US home prices march higher in May, throttling sales
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 6.5 percent in May from a year earlier. That's down slightly from April, but is still more than double the increase workers are …
iBuyers offer another option to quickly sell homes in Las Vegas
iBuyers offer another option to quickly sell homes in Las Vegas
Monday, July 30, 2018
Instead of selling their homes through traditional real estate agents, some Las Vegans are opting to sell directly to so-called iBuyers such as Opendoor. San Francisco-based Opendoor has operated in the Las Vegas Valley for ...
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Expanding master-planned community in northwest valley draws crowds of potential homebuyers
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
On Saturday, nearly 1,000 people braved the blistering summer heat to attend the First Look Event for Phase 2 of the Skye Canyon master-planned community in the far northwest valley ...
Las Vegas home prices could reach new peak 'sometime later this year'
Las Vegas home prices could reach new peak 'sometime later this year'
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Real estate:
"We don’t buy into some recent reports suggesting that homes here are somehow overvalued.”
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Why don't people who can't afford housing just move where it's cheaper?
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Many San Francisco renters I met while reporting an article on affordable housing lotteries had responded to the region’s housing crisis by putting up with great discomfort: They crammed in with family; they split apartments with strangers. Some even lived out of their cars. Why, lots of readers wanted to know, didn’t they simply move away instead? Many have. High-cost California has ...
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Anonymous Owner, LLC: Why it has become so easy to hide in the housing market
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Real estate:
LLCs shield property owners from personal liability while obscuring their identities. In some cases, so much anonymity also enables money laundering, and it can mean that tenants struggle to hold landlords accountable, that cities fail to fix blight ...
Developer confident that luxury apartments will make splash in Chinatown
Developer confident that luxury apartments will make splash in Chinatown
Monday, April 30, 2018
Big change could be coming to this oft-overlooked area. With this luxury property aimed at young professionals, Fore Property Co. is betting on Chinatown as the ...
Ben Carson speaks to Las Vegas convention, visits homeless centers
Ben Carson speaks to Las Vegas convention, visits homeless centers
Thursday, April 26, 2018
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson toured homeless centers and spoke at a manufactured housing convention in a trip to Las Vegas this week. Carson started his visit Wednesday by speaking at the ...
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Las Vegas housing supply remains tight; average sales price again increases
Friday, April 6, 2018
The average price for an existing single-family home sold in Las Vegas last month was $280,000, according to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. Home prices increased 1.8 percent from February and 15.7 percent from March 2017. Also, the average sale price of townhouses and condos was $160,000, or a spike of 30.1 percent from the same time last year. The total number of existing local homes, condos and townhouses sold during ...
What to expect from the housing market this spring
What to expect from the housing market this spring
Thursday, March 29, 2018
This spring’s home sales season is shaping up to be the most interesting one in years. The housing market will depend on which opposing force proves more powerful ...
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California housing problems are spilling into Nevada
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Real estate:
A growing homelessness crisis. Complaints about traffic congestion. Worries that the economy is becoming dominated by a wealthy elite. Those sound like California’s problems in a nutshell. But now they are also among California’s leading exports ...
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 ...
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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 ...