Inspirada retains No. 8 spot for midyear sales

Inspirada has announced its sustained ranking as the eighth top-selling community in the United States, according to the midyear report released by RCLCO, a leading national real estate consulting firm. Home sales came in at an impressive 475 for 2018 to date, a 21 percent increase from the 391 home sales during the previous year. This is the third consecutive year the evolving community has been included in the top 10 list for best master-planned communities in the country.

Title insurance provides more protection than opinion

A title opinion is just that: an attorney’s conclusion that it looks as if you’re getting good uncontested ownership. That’s reassuring, but you could also use a guarantee. That would be a promise to make good any losses you might suffer if it later turns out that, for instance, an unknown heir turns up and claims the property. And that calls for title insurance.

HOA did not provide proper notice when changing rule

The notice of the board meeting under NRS 116.31083, subsection 5, states that it must include the time and place of the meeting and include a copy of the agenda or the date on which the agenda and the location of copies of the agenda may be conveniently obtained by the owners. The agenda must comply with subsection 4 of NRS 116.3108, which states the agenda must consist of a clear and complete statement of the topics to be considered, including a list describing the items on which action may be taken. In an emergency, action may be taken where an item was not listed on the original agenda.


Editor’s note: Listings include the resale home’s parcel number. The address listed is the homebuyer’s mailing address and not the actual location of the resale home. About 90 percent of these addresses reflect the home purchase. Check the parcel number to make sure. Also, a few transactions do not reflect the market value of the homes. The information is provided by Accudata, a local research firm. For the complete listing, visit RJRealEstate.Vegas.

Professional finds new start at One Las Vegas

Jon Schierling works for a large specialized rental equipment company that requires him to travel frequently nationwide, and when he decided it was time for a fresh start, he turned to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World. Born and raised in Northern California and a former resident of Reno, Schierling’s list of needs was logical: warmer weather, affordable cost of living, proximity to freeways and the airport and minimal home maintenance.

Pardee gets Henderson’s Community Pride Award

The city of Henderson’s 2018 Community Pride Award has been given to Pardee Homes in recognition of more than three decades of helping to make Henderson a better and more beautiful place to call home, according to Mayor Debra March.

Four Las Vegas master plans rank high in sales

Summerlin recorded the biggest increase of home sales in the nation among master plans during the first half of 2018 and has reached No. 3, and three other Southern Nevada communities were ranked in the top 20.

Summerlin offers variety in home designs

Summerlin spans nearly 36 miles along the western edge of the Las Vegas Valley. Villages in the southern area of the community include The Cliffs and The Ridges and the age-qualified neighborhood of Trilogy. For those seeking to live in this region of the community with immediate access to the 215 Beltway, a dozen actively selling neighborhoods offer a range of homes in a variety of styles, elevations and price points to accommodate buyers in all phases of life.

Developer Rich MacDonald lists Henderson home for $8M — PHOTOS

Rich MacDonald, the developer of MacDonald Highlands, has put his 2.4-acre, gated compound on the market. Named The MacDonald Estate in the MLS listing, the one-story, 10,000-square-foot home sits on a bluff above the fairways at DragonRidge Country Club. The home is listed for $8 million through Kristen Routh-Silberman, a Realtor with Synergy/Sotheby’s International Realty.

Luxury residential community gets solar street lights

Luxury residential community MacDonald Highlands is the first master plan in the valley to install street lights powered by solar energy and is eyeing plans to include Wi-Fi in them in the future.

Protesters fill London streets during Trump visit

Thousands crammed the streets of central London on Friday to vent their anger over Donald Trump’s first official visit to Britain, blowing horns, waving banners and hoisting a bright orange effigy of the U.S. president on their shoulders

Anderson tops Isner 26-24 in epic 5th set at Wimbledon

They had played on and on, through 6½ hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, all the way until the never-ending serving marathon did, finally, end at 26-24 in the fifth set Friday, with Anderson claiming the most important of the 569 points — the last.

$2K reward offered in investigation of huge Nevada wildfire

Federal land managers are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for starting the Martin Fire, a huge wildfire burning in Northern Nevada.

UNLV official paid $50K to college friend, but work done is unclear

A series of emails obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal show how Maureen Schafer, former chief of staff for the medical school, hired Ernest Lupinacci as a branding and marketing consultant and skirted policies and procedures to pay him.

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