The home-buying process can be an exciting time for many people. As you start to look at homes, you might be wondering “is it cheaper to build or buy a house”? While there are pros and cons to each decision, you might be surprised when you compare the two.
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The state will examine short sale practices in Nevada after concerns were raised by a Reno Gazette-Journal investigation published Sunday.
Sales of new homes unexpectedly plunged in March to the lowest level in eight months, reflecting a broad-based retreat that signals the industry is facing bigger challenges than just bad weather.
The Howard Hughes Corp. has announced plans for the first multifamily residential development in the 400-acre downtown Summerlin.
Union employees at the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority objected Thursday to the payment of nearly $1 million in legal fees, while the attorney blamed the union for driving his fees up.
A six-month federal audit found two “significant deficiencies” at the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, which provides housing for low-income people.
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.
Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto partnered with the Financial Guidance Center to conduct the Twitter town hall on Monday as part of the state’s Home Again: Nevada Homeowner Relief Program.
Yet another moribund victim of the recession has snapped back to life. This revival story is happening in northwest Las Vegas, where the 24-acre Centennial Hills Center shut down construction in 2008 after its lender, Lehman Bros., went bankrupt.
WASHINGTON — U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
A local new-home project will get a shot in the arm from a California investor.
It’s hard to single out the most noteworthy part of the recent sale of a local CVS drugstore. Maybe it’s the deal’s price tag, certainly the most expensive CVS ever sold locally. Perhaps it’s the shop’s location on the Strip just south of Sahara Avenue, which positions it as a harbinger of development to come.
Nearly half of the names on a list of Southern Nevada’s most active builders during the 2006 housing bubble are gone from today’s roster — whether through bankruptcy, acquisition or self-imposed exile. Times were brutal from 2008 to 2011, and the sector looks very different in recovery.
California research firm RealtyTrac said Wednesday that the Silver State remained one of the nation’s top states for foreclosures, even as default activity fell here.
The median price of an existing single-family home in the Las Vegas Valley jumped to $195,000 in March, up 21.1 percent from $161,000 in March 2013, according to a Monday report from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.
The Underground House at 3970 Spencer St., one of the valley’s most unusual houses, went on the market about a year ago. The house was initially listed at $1.7 million and on March 28 it sold for the bargain basement price of $1.15 million.
KGA Architecture’s large-scale projects have helped shape the Southern Nevada landscape – from hotel-casinos to hospitals, and high schools to police stations. Ed Kittrell founded the firm 39 years ago with George Garlock.
After nearly a decade of incredible highs and devastating lows, it was time for a party. With its Silver Nugget Awards on March 29, the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association threw its first big annual awards party since 2004, and nearly 300 people came to celebrate.
U.S. home prices rose in February from a year earlier at a solid pace. The states with the biggest price gains in the past year were: California, where prices rose 19.8 percent, followed by Nevada, 18.5 percent, and Georgia, 14.2 percent. No states posted a drop in home prices.
Ken Lowman, broker-owner of Luxury Homes of Las Vegas, found his love for real estate while working as an engineer in Southern California at a Frito Lay processing plant.
Woodside Homes, which is building in west and northwest Las Vegas and in North Las Vegas, is working with California-based sun-systems provider SolarCity to include photovoltaic panels on all homes at no upfront cost.
Freddie Mac’s Multi-Indicator Market Index, released Wednesday, measures the stability of states and the U.S. capital, as well as the top 50 metropolitan areas. It weighs criteria including mortgage applications, income ratios and employment.
Purchases of new homes fell in February to the lowest level in five months, a sign the industry may take time to pick up after inclement weather dampened demand earlier in the year.