Real Estate

Why progress on Tivoli Village expansion is bogged down

Slow-moving construction continues on an expansion project Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the retail and dining complex Tivoli Village.

Diners and workers at Social Bistro & Wine Bar, a restaurant in Tivoli Village, have a close-up view of the Las Vegas property’s expansion. And lately, staff say, there hasn’t been a whole lot of action. Three buildings are under construction nearby, but one is just a steel frame and ...

Las Vegas home sales surge, rivaling pace of boom years

Realtor Helen Riley and Fafie Moore, a Realty Executives owner/broker, leave a home being offered for sale in Henderson on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Las Vegas homeowners are selling their properties at the fastest pace since the boom years, but prices remain well below that time ...

Pressure from lenders leads to more foreclosure filings in Nevada

Two foreclosed and unoccupied homes in the 4500 block of East Sun Valley Drive sit across from each other Dec. 15, 2011.

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

Self-described "House Flipping Ninja" Daniel Wiafe, a local real estate investor, in his Nevada Divorce Center office on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

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’

Visitors take time to view the models at a KB Home build during the Super Saturday at Inspirada on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

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 ...

Mortgages issued by lenders up this year, almost on par with national average

An aerial view of a neighborhood in the southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley taken from a helicopter May 21, 2012.

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 ...

International Game Technology working on deal to sell Las Vegas headquarters

An exterior view of International Game Technology headquarters at 6355 S. Buffalo Drive on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

CEO Marco Sala said IGT has entered into a letter of intent to sell the southwest valley headquarters, although the company will probably set up a lease-back ...

Developers still see potential in Coyote Springs, plan to revive the housing development

Becky Tiffin, Barry Schafer, Kevin Tiffin and Laurie Schafer of Littleton, Colo., play a round Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Coyote Springs Golf Club.

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

Homes for sale are shown in the Villas at Black Mountain development near Horizon Ridge Parkway and Gibson Road in Henderson Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

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 ...

Summerlin land prices are up, but sales are down in recent months

A view of custom-home construction in the Ridges Las Vegas, a luxury residential community in Summerlin, Thursday, June 11, 2015.

Howard Hughes Corp., developer of the 22,500-acre community, sold 58.1 acres of land in the quarter ending June 30, down 7 percent from the same period last year ...

Las Vegas housing prices dip 0.9 percent in July

An aerial view of a residential neighborhood in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas resale housing prices dipped last month but remained higher than a year ago ...

House-flipping slows in Nevada, is more lucrative elsewhere

A view of the main entrance to a foreclosure home in Summerlin Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. Scott and Aimie Yancey are negotiating to buy the home for their television show "Flipping Vegas."

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 ...

Bank, nonprofit show gratitude to Las Vegas veteran

Joe Gutierrez cuts into a celebratory cake after he and his family got a look inside their new home, built for them by Chase Bank and the nonprofit group Building Homes for Heroes.

Building Homes for Heroes, a nonprofit group that partners with Chase Bank to give honorably discharged, injured veterans free homes, provided a renovated two-story house to the Gutierrez family ...

Las Vegas ranked last in report on large cities’ housing market health

An aerial view of a neighborhood in the southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley taken from a helicopter May 21, 2012.

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 ...

With Ikea building, a major project finally sprouts at Sunset and Durango

A view of construction on the Ikea Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Durango Drive and Sunset Road. The store is expected to open next summer.

When Ikea was in talks to buy a big piece of land in Las Vegas, executives wanted to keep it hush-hush. They even gave the deal a code name in honor of Nevada: “Project Silver.” “I named it myself,” Ikea spokesman Joseph Roth said. Ikea, the popular ...