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Photo: The recycling program at Camden Tiara apartment co
Republic Services to make push to widen recycling at apartment complexes
Friday, December 20, 2013
Environment:
For those who live in apartments or condominiums throughout the Las Vegas Valley, finding an easy way to dispose of recyclables can be a challenge. Apartment dwellers tend to produce less trash than their counterparts living in single-family homes, but with more than 300,000 people living in apartments across Southern Nevada, the opportunity exists to significantly improve the amount of waste the region recycles.
Nevada out of dubious top 10 for foreclosures? Almost
Nevada out of dubious top 10 for foreclosures? Almost
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Real estate:
One in every 859 housing units statewide received a foreclosure-related filing last month, down 53 percent from October and 55 percent from a year ago, according to a new report.
Photo: Shawn Gerstenberger says lead poisoning is still a
Federal funding allows UNLV, community partners to continue Healthy Homes Program
Monday, December 2, 2013
Housing:
UNLV received more than $2.3 million from the federal government to continue inspecting older homes in Henderson for lead-based paint.
Photo: An auction sign for a foreclosed home in Las Vegas
The days of living for free in a house awaiting foreclosure may be numbered
Friday, November 15, 2013
Countless Las Vegans fell behind on their mortgages when the housing market collapsed, but many stayed put in their homes, living for free as banks struggled to seize the properties. But now lenders are adjusting to the Homeowner’s Bill of Rights.
Atlanta firm snatches six apartment complexes for $66 million
Atlanta firm snatches six apartment complexes for $66 million
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Real estate:
Prowling for discounts, an Atlanta real estate firm has been on a Las Vegas buying binge. Trimont Real Estate Advisors acquired at least four distressed apartment complexes last month and two others in May, spending $66 million.
Photo: A view of model homes in the Villa Trieste subdivi
Sales of homes, land continue to soar in Summerlin
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Real esate:
Land and home sales keep climbing in Summerlin, whose developer said it sold 76.5 acres of land to homebuilders for $29.7 million in the last quarter.
Photo: In this Feb. 8, 2008, file photo, a for-sale sign
Only one Nevadan has taken foreclosure prevention lifeline
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Few Nevadans are taking advantage of a new foreclosure prevention lifeline thrown to them by the state Legislature.
Las Vegas home prices rising again after brief dip
Las Vegas home prices rising again after brief dip
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Real Estate:
After a one-month dip, Las Vegas home prices are climbing again. The median sales price of previously owned single-family homes in Southern Nevada last month was $185,000, up 3 percent from September and 32 percent from October 2012.
High court rules that foreclosure program's mediation records are not public record
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Courts:
The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that mediation records are confidential in the case of a homeowner trying to save his property from foreclosure.
House flipping remains fruitful in Las Vegas, if not elsewhere
House flipping remains fruitful in Las Vegas, if not elsewhere
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Real estate investors across the country are backing away from the house-flipping game. But it appears the practice continues to be a good bet in Las Vegas.
Economic indicators offer mixed bag on NLV's recovery from recession
Economic indicators offer mixed bag on NLV's recovery from recession
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
North Las Vegas:
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee is confident the worst is over for his city and hopes in a few years it can shed its financial troubles rooted in the Great Recession.
Valley housing prices have given residents the ride of their lives
Valley housing prices have given residents the ride of their lives
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The past decade has been a horrible roller coaster ride for Las Vegas’ housing market, and now the market is expected to cool off as property values are on the rise. Every city and town in Southern Nevada went through a bell curve-shaped boom and bust.
New-home sales in Las Vegas slowing, but still up from last year
New-home sales in Las Vegas slowing, but still up from last year
Monday, October 14, 2013
The Las Vegas home construction market softened last month compared to August, but overall, things remain stronger than last year. Southern Nevada builders sold 626 new homes in September, down 18 percent from August but up 6 percent from September 2012.
Las Vegas Council considers putting more bite into city's 'party house' ordinance
Las Vegas Council considers putting more bite into city's 'party house' ordinance
Saturday, October 12, 2013
City officials, fed up with complaints about “party houses” disrupting Las Vegas neighborhoods, want to clamp down on the irreverence. Will an outright ban do the trick?
Run of rising Las Vegas home prices reaches an end
Run of rising Las Vegas home prices reaches an end
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
After a nearly two-year hot streak, Las Vegas home prices have started to cool off. But only a little. The median price of previously owned single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada last month was $180,000, down 1.1 percent from August.

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