Real Estate

Sale prices for new homes edge up in Las Vegas, nearing boom-era record

New homes are shown under construction at Lake Las Vegas on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Henderson.

Las Vegas homebuilders this year are selling more houses, pulling more permits and booking higher prices than they were in 2015, a new report shows. Buyers picked up 3,422 new homes in Clark County this year through June, up 12.7 percent from the same period last year, according to ...

British Columbia proposes real estate tax on foreign buyers

Foreign nationals buying Vancouver real estate will pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 percent under legislation proposed by ...

Sierra Brook Court: Living near a home that neighbors call a squatter magnet

Brenda Flank says she has seen several groups of squatters come and go from the house next door to hers on Sierra Brook Court. She was photographed at her home on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

In the Las Vegas suburbs, near stretches of open desert and the mountain range on the city’s western fringe, Sierra Brook Court is lined with high-end homes, some with clear views of the Strip from their backyards. Brenda Flank has lived ...

Meet Nana I Am, the mystery man behind a bizarre Las Vegas squatter case

Location of a former squatter house at 5464 Sierra Brook Court on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

He sues all the time but never seems to win. He writes his name countless different ways. Accused squatters say he gave them keys to an abandoned, custom-built house, even coaching them on what to tell the police if they came knocking. He's a mysterious figure named ...

Foreclosures on the downswing in Las Vegas, report shows

Foreclosure notices decorate the front door and windows of an abandoned home in North Las Vegas, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. This house sold for $315,000 in June 2006.

Foreclosures slowed in Las Vegas during the first half of the year, but lenders still targeted delinquent homeowners more often here than ...

Selling a relic: Site of failed boom-era tower complex remains on market

A look at the Spanish View Tower site, an abandoned, 15-acre, partially built property in southwest Las Vegas on July 7, 2016.

Jack Woodcock has sold houses, developed office buildings and owned retail properties. But over his four-decade real estate career in Las Vegas, he’s never owned anything as big or expensive as his 12-acre hole in the ground in the Las Vegas suburbs. It’s 40 to 50 feet deep and ...

Slow times on Billionaires’ Row as the 8-digit boom fizzles

The view of Central Park West from the great room of a 45th floor apartment in New York, July 8, 2016. The market for real estate costing $10 million or more has been flooded just as market turmoil and government regulation have discouraged wealthy buyers.

New York City’s ultraluxury real estate frenzy — with its sky-piercing condominium towers and $100 million price tags — has finally come to an end ...

Swanky amenities mark apartment surge in Las Vegas, but does demand match the supply?

South Beach, a luxury apartment complex, is being built in southwest Las Vegas, the most popular place for new apartments these days.

A swanky pool area. A sand volleyball court. A dog spa. South Beach, an apartment complex under construction in southwest Las Vegas, plans to offer those perks and more, including fire pits, cabanas, a sports field and outdoor movies. Its name conjures images of people cruising the sand and partying in nightclubs in Miami Beach — never mind the project’s actual ...

'Strong summer': Las Vegas home sales, prices heat up

This February photo shows a house for sale in the Las Vegas Valley.

Las Vegas home prices last month rose from May and sales totals climbed even faster, a new report shows. The median sales price of previously owned single-family homes in Southern Nevada in June was $235,000, up 2.7 percent from May and ...

David Copperfield buys Las Vegas home for a record $17.5 million

David Copperfield and Chloe Gosselin at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Illusionist David Copperfield has paid $17.55 million for a Las Vegas home complete with a movie theater and nightclub — and made an old price record ...

Photos: Corey Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’ lists northwest valley home for $2.4M

A backyard view of an estate owned by Corey Harrison, star of History Channel's "Pawn Stars." The estate has been put on the market with a starting price of $2.39 million, Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

For $2.39 million, you can buy a northwest valley house with seven bedrooms, six baths, six garages and a spacious basement. Telling people you own a piece of "Pawn Stars" history ...

Rita Rudner sells oceanfront house seen in YouTube spoof for $8.3 million

Media night with Rita Rudner at the Venetian on Jan. 24, 2011.

Rita Rudner just sold a five-bedroom house in Dana Point, Calif., with panoramic ocean views for $8.3 million — no joke. But her YouTube home tour, a spoof on selling a house, is full of them ...

Property with a past: Lot with ties to Las Vegas criminals goes on the market

The late Sante Kimes, shown testifying in 2004 during her murder trial in Los Angeles, lived at 2121 Geronimo Way in Las Vegas for several years. Now, years after the home was razed after being damaged in an arson, the lot where the home once stood is for sale. Kimes was charged with killing Los Angeles businessman David Kazdin in 1998. Her son, Kenneth Kimes, pleaded guilty to the murder and testified against her in a deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty.

A passer-by wouldn't know it, but the vacant lot for sale at 2121 Geronimo Way has an infamous history. It's linked to notorious mother-and-son grifters Sante and Kenneth Kimes, who were ...

Why are high-rises missing from the construction rebound in Las Vegas?

A view of the former Spanish View Tower development site on West Maule Avenue, near Durango Drive and I-215, is shown Thursday, June 16, 2016.

Southern Nevada’s once-pummeled construction industry has bounced back from the depths of the recession, with builders putting up housing tracts ...

Goal of owning home still strong, and 8 other housing trends

A carpenter works on a new home at a residential construction site in the west side of the valley April 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Strip casinos are seen in the background.

Americans still want to own homes — if they can afford to. That's the finding of a report being released Wednesday by the Harvard University Joint Center for ...