The city’s Planning Commission fractured Tuesday on a proposal to develop more than 2,500 units on the Badlands Golf Course at a marathon meeting that had a crowd of roughly 200 people.
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Rocio Rubio fought through the tears Friday, but that wouldn’t stop her from telling her story to Southern Nevada Realtors of how a home assistance program saved her life and how she wanted to spread the word about the program.
The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors reported that the median price of existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada in May hit $229,250. That’s 8.5 percent higher than the $211,250 price a year ago.
In a sign analysts say shows the ultrawealthy have a growing level of confidence in the Las Vegas economy, the sale of new high-end homes is on the rise, and a new luxury development in Summerlin has sold half of its lots.
U.S. home prices kept climbing in March as the spring home buying season began, but higher costs have yet to thwart sales. Las Vegas had a 0.7 percent monthly gain and a 6 percent annual gain in the widely watched Case-Shiller index.
Sales in the West, which have been volatile in recent months, rose 18.8 percent after plunging 15.2 percent in March.
New-home construction rose in April, extending a pattern of gains and losses that signals the U.S. homebuilding industry is contributing little to economic growth.
U.S. homebuilders’ confidence held steady in May for the fourth month in a row, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook for the new-home market even as the pace of sales has slowed recently.
The Wolff Co. and 901 Fremont, LLC, an affiliate of Downtown Project, on Monday will introduce, a mixed-use, multifamily residential project at the intersection of Fremont and Ninth streets.
Annual local home-price gains slowed to more traditional levels as the Las Vegas Valley’s home values held steady in April.