Real Estate

December condo sales shine in Las Vegas housing market

Park House, a three-story, 83-unit condo complex on Flamingo Road, between Durango Drive and Fort Apache Road, in the southwest valley.

Condos were more popular with home buyers than houses in December last year, according to numbers released Thursday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), which is not surprising because they were cheaper, too. It’s not that housing sales were bad. In fact, home sales in December increased by ...

Real estate salesman: ‘Las Vegas is having a last-call sale’ for condos

Uri Vaknin owned an art gallery in Atlanta — with a client list that included Elton John — before changing careers to real estate.

A partner at real estate investment firm KRE Capital talks about the benefits of buying a condominium in Las Vegas, the importance of art to the city, and the next destination he’ll check off on his bucket list of world travel.

Racial diversity in L.V. neighborhoods among best in the country

An aerial view of a residential neighborhood in Las Vegas.

Racial diversity within Las Vegas neighborhoods ranks among the best in the country, according to a recent analysis of census data released by the Brookings Institution. ...

The Siegel Group acquires Boulder Highway property

An extended-stay complex at 4240 Boulder Highway operated by Crossland Economy Studios has been purchased by the Siegel Group Nevada.

The Siegel Group Nevada Inc. acquired a 126-unit extended-stay property on Boulder Highway for $4.55 million, the real estate investment and management company announced Thursday. ...

Realtors anticipate new Las Vegas headquarters

A rendering of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors' new 40,000-square-foot headquarters is shown.

Realtors in Southern Nevada will have a new space to call home next year. ...

High off the hog: NLV housing development planned for former pig farm

Pigs root about their pens at R.C.Farms, Inc., on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

A 150-acre housing development called Sedona Ranch will be built on the site of R.C. Farms, the departing North Las Vegas pig farm ...

On city tour, mayor hopes to sell real estate agents on North Las Vegas

Sell, sell, sell. Whether it’s Mayor John Lee pushing the virtues of North Las Vegas or the assembled audience of real estate professionals Wednesday morning at City Hall, that’s the ultimate goal ...

Home resale price gains heat up amid typically slow season

A real estate sales report from January suggests that the housing market in Las Vegas will maintain a steady course this year on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

Christmas came early for the local real-estate community with news that housing resale prices edged upward in November, defying the usual trend for ...

Southern Nevada home rental prices continue to rise

A new apartment complex by the Calida Group is shown under construction on Jerry Tarkanian Way, along the 215 Beltway just south of Tropicana Avenue, April 27, 2016.

Home rental prices continue to trend upward in Southern Nevada, even as home purchase prices experience a seasonal lull. Average apartment rents have shown ...

BLM land sale generates almost $25 million

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) sold 135 acres in 12 parcels for $24.9 million during a competitive public land sale on Wednesday. ...

Binion’s Ranch in Pahrump sells for $1 million

Binion's Horseshoe owner Bennie Binion is shown in this March 1978 photo. Binion's is the first downtown casino to have carpeted floors, free drinks for all players and limo service to and from the airport.

After nearly three years on the market, Binion’s Ranch in Pahrump, purchased in the 1960s by Las Vegas casino pioneer Benny Binion, has been sold for $1 million — less than half the original asking price. Nevada residents ...

Treasury finds troubles with TARP in Nevada

President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the eastern Las Vegas valley Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. Obama spoke about the American Jobs Act and announced a housing initiative to help homeowners with federally guaranteed mortgages refinance their homes.

Seeking to address the housing crisis in the states most affected by unemployment, the federal government created a fund in 2010 to help homeowners pay mortgages. Nevada stood to benefit from an allocation of about $200 million as part of the Hardest Hit Fund. But six years later, half the funding has yet to be disbursed, with many homeowners turned away from the program. Although the fund — controlled by the nonprofit Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corp. (NAHAC) — approved payouts for thousands of homeowners in its first three years, assistance plunged ...

Las Vegas home prices continue modest dip

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

Las Vegas home listings last month reached their lowest level since December 2015, while the median sale price continued a modest four-month slide, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR.) ...

2016 Contractor of the Year Awards

Opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.

Construction forms the backbone of society. It builds the infrastructure that shapes our daily lives, including homes, offices, schools and roads. It’s also responsible ...

Tips and traps when showing a home

This file photo from February shows a Las Vegas home for sale. A recent National Association of Realtors found that 40 percent of agents had been in a situation in which they feared for their safety.

Through the front door of the empty house walked one of Scott Beaudry’s real estate agents, followed closely by a man whom she believed was a prospective home buyer.