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Las Vegas Homes Selling Low, Foreclosed Homes Being Rehabbed

Las Vegas Homes Selling Low, Foreclosed Homes Being Rehabbed

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Clark County has recently funneled $4 million in federal neighborhood stabilization dollars to Housing for Nevada, a nonprofit whose activities focus around the struggling market. The organization aims at buying, rehabilitating and reselling foreclosed or abandoned [...]…

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Downtown Set For a Housing Mini-Boom, New Home Sales Continue to Drop

Downtown Set For a Housing Mini-Boom, New Home Sales Continue to Drop

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor According to city real estate specialists, downtown is seemingly generating some heightened interest in its housing options. Though prices are nowhere near the golden days of the mid-2000s boom, interest is definitely there. Offering confirmation, The [...]…

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Home Sales Close to Record Numbers, Prices Reach New Lows

Home Sales Close to Record Numbers, Prices Reach New Lows

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The area’s housing market is proving extremely attractive to buyers—in fact, August’s figures nearly matched a two year-old record. According to data from the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), August had a combined number [...]…

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Housing Environment May Create Favorable Economic Climate for Corporations

Housing Environment May Create Favorable Economic Climate for Corporations

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The economic breakdown is Las Vegas’ own leitmotif when dealing with all things finance, but some seem to look at it from a different perspective. Sure home prices are down to 90’s levels and the word [...]…

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Government Plans Jobs By Converting Repossessed Homes into Rental Units

Government Plans Jobs By Converting Repossessed Homes into Rental Units

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor In a move that would change a big chunk of the real estate market, and beyond, the federal government is currently pushing a plan to transform repossessed homes into rental units. The move would also be [...]…

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MGM Cutting Losses by Literally Imploding Harmon Tower

MGM Cutting Losses by Literally Imploding Harmon Tower

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The Harmon Hotel tower has only brought grief to MGM Resorts International and it looks like the company has had enough. Following a number of legal battles which have been discussed in the Las Vegas business [...]…

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Improving Distressed Properties Means Improving Activity

Improving Distressed Properties Means Improving Activity

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Serious interest generated by the Strip’s available high-rise residential condominiums has ramped up investor activity in the area, VegasINC magazine reports. According to a study quoted by the business publication, it’s mostly due to the fact [...]…

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Rethinking Development and Investments on the Strip

Rethinking Development and Investments on the Strip

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor For a city in which new development meant nine figures and mega-resorts were a yearly happening, things have changed considerably as a result of the massive hit the Strip has taken from the ongoing recession. Now, [...]…

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Airport Space is Pie in the Sky for Small Retailers; Rental Market Poised for Recovery

Airport Space is Pie in the Sky for Small Retailers; Rental Market Poised for Recovery

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport is set to receive its third terminal next summer and the amount of real estate space it will boast is already generating a consistent amount of buzz among investors. Local candy, [...]…

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Housing Market Still Lagging, Owners Trade Ambition for Realism

Housing Market Still Lagging, Owners Trade Ambition for Realism

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Nevada’s housing market is not looking good, especially if you’re a real estate agent. VegasINC magazine used data from a HomeGain survey to point that out this past week. HomeGain is a California-based research and marketing [...]…

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Clean Energy Jobs to ‘LEED’ Way for Las Vegas Job Market

Clean Energy Jobs to ‘LEED’ Way for Las Vegas Job Market

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Las Vegas will have to market one of its untapped resources in the near future, and this time the entertainment industry is not in play. A Las Vegas Sun story regarding the amount of clean energy [...]…

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CityCenter Tower Stirring Legal Battle on Strip

CityCenter Tower Stirring Legal Battle on Strip

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The troubled Harmon building has spawned a serious legal dispute between owner MGM Resorts International and CityCenter on one side and general contractor Perini Building Company. The subject of the dispute is the faulty construction of [...]…

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