Nobody thinks about saving a rain forest as a result of “green building” techniques, but they might think about saving more than $1,000 a year on utility bills, a Las Vegas homebuilding executive said.
Most of the 600,000 households in Clark County saw some amount of reduction in their 2011-2012 property tax assessments that were recently mailed out, but roughly 13 percent of homeowners are still overpaying, Seattle-based ValueAppeal.com reported.
The state consumer advocate is glad to see the end coming for a new type of financial enterprise in Nevada.
The Federal Trade Commission has banned consulting firms from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. The prohibition takes effect Jan. 31.
Buyers of condominiums at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will get the chance to tour and close escrow on completed units next month, according to a company spokeswoman and lawyer representing a number of investors. But an attorney for about 150 condominium buyers they still haven’t received all the required real estate disclosures.
WASHINGTON — Home construction nudged up in November after two months of declines.