GLVAR Members Donate Nearly $30,000 to Local Charities

Members of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) donated nearly $30,000 last week to 13 local charities as part of their ongoing contributions to the community.

LAS VEGAS – Members of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) donated nearly $30,000 last week to 13 local charities as part of their ongoing contributions to the community. On Saturday, Dec. 13, members of GLVAR’s Young Professionals Network donated nearly $10,000 to host a holiday party for St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. GLVAR’s… [More…]

Year-End Tax Pointers From a Pro

Chris Wilcox is the tax partner at JJW, a leading financial consulting company focused on serving the business community in Las Vegas and the surrounding area.

LAS VEGAS – Relatively new changes in tax law that went into effect in 2013 will again cause many taxpayers to lose certain itemized deductions. But some simple steps can help Nevadans ensure they get the best possible deductions. For example, people who itemize on their form 1040 will lose itemized deductions for medical expenses… [More…]

GLVAR Reports Local Home Prices Bounce Back, While Housing Sales and Supply Slip

Statistics released by the GLVAR show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada bounced back above the $200,000 mark as fewer homes were sold and listed for sale. GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during November was $202,000. That’s up… [More…]

Nevada Association of Realtors Announces LeadershipNVAR Graduates

NVAR its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced that 13 of its members completed its LeadershipNVAR 2014 program and were recognized during a graduation ceremony held Dec. 5 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno. This marks the program’s 15th annual graduating class, according to 2014 NVAR President Kolleen Kelley. The comprehensive program is designed to… [More…]

Partners in Leading Financial Consulting Company Create New Firm Called JW Advisors

Award-winning local accounting and financial consulting firm of Johnson Jacobson Wilcox announced they are forming their own company, called JW Advisors.

LAS VEGAS – Two of the founding partners in the longtime, award-winning local accounting and financial consulting firm of Johnson Jacobson Wilcox announced they are forming their own company, called JW Advisors. Effective Jan. 1, longtime partners Kirk Jacobson and Chris Wilcox will own and operate a new firm called JW Advisors. They will be… [More…]

NVAR names Kolleen Kelley its Realtor of the Year

NVAR honored its leading members at an awards event in Reno on Friday, naming longtime industry leader Kolleen Kelley its 2014 Nevada REALTOR of the Year.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) honored its leading members at an awards event in Reno on Friday, naming longtime industry leader Kolleen Kelley its 2014 Nevada REALTOR of the Year and recognizing others from around the state for their continued service to their association, their profession and their communities. Kelley, a longtime Las Vegas REALTOR, served as NVAR’s 2014 president after being president-elect… [More…]

Nevada REALTORS Announce 2015 Board, Led by 2015 NVAR President Kevin Sigstad

The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced its new officers for 2015.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) announced its new officers for 2015, led by incoming president and longtime Nevada REALTOR Kevin Sigstad, of RE/MAX Premier Properties in Reno. Sigstad is a former president of the Reno-Sparks Association of REALTORS (RSAR) and served as NVAR’s president-elect in 2014. During its annual installation event to be held Dec. 5 at the Nevada Museum of Art… [More…]

CALV Names New Board for 2015, with Bobbi Miracle as President

CALV has announced its new officers and directors for 2015, with longtime member and commercial real estate executive Bobbi Miracle serving as president.

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) has announced its new officers and directors for 2015, with longtime member and commercial real estate executive Bobbi Miracle serving as president of the commercial real estate organization starting Jan. 1.Miracle, of Commercial Executives Real Estate Services in Las Vegas, previously served as president-elect and as a director of… [More…]

CALV Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Keith Bassett

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) recently presented a lifetime achievement award to longtime local real estate professional Keith Bassett.

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) recently presented a lifetime achievement award to longtime local real estate professional Keith Bassett. Bassett, who has more than 45 years of commercial real estate experience, is a senior director of Commerce Real Estate Solutions, a Cushman and Wakefield Alliance member. He was honored for his decades of service… [More…]

Newly Expanded Park Place Infiniti Dealership Showcases 2015 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

The Park Place Infiniti dealership launched the grand opening of its mulitmillion-dollar expansion, showcasing the stylish blue 2105 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid.

LAS VEGAS – The Park Place Infiniti dealership at 5605 W. Sahara in Las Vegas this month launched the grand opening of its mulitmillion-dollar expansion, showcasing the stylish hagane blue 2105 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid. With 360 horsepower, the 2015 Infiniti Q50 gives high-end sports cars a run for their money, accelerating from zero to 60… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Opens Multimillion-Dollar Expansion

Park Place Infiniti unveied of the dealership’s multimillion-dollar expansion on Sahara Avenue with a $10,000 contribution to the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

LAS VEGAS – Park Place Infiniti officials marked the unveiling of the dealership’s multimillion-dollar expansion on Sahara Avenue with a $10,000 contribution to the Las Vegas Philharmonic. “This expansion is the first step in our evolution of excellence,” Park Place Infiniti General Manager Joe Tortomasi said. “Part of that involves contributing to our community. So,… [More…]

CALV and Former CALV President Tedd Rosenstein Win National Awards

The CALV)and former CALV President earned national commercial real estate industry awards last week during the National Association of REALTORS convention.

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) and former CALV President Tedd Rosenstein earned national commercial real estate industry awards last week during the National Association of REALTORS convention in New Orleans. Rosenstein, of Nevada Development and Realty Company in Las Vegas, received a 2014 National Commercial Award from NAR. He was the lone honoree from… [More…]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Family Business Webinar “Managing Conflict in a Family Business”

Nevada State Bank is hosting a free webinar on family-owned business issues at 9 a.m. Pacific Time on Dec. 11 by Nevada State Bank.

LAS VEGAS – Managing conflict is challenging in any business setting, and may be especially stressful in a family business. The dynamics that produce conflict within a family can intersect with the challenges of owning and operating a business, potentially complicating both. The key is knowing how to leverage conflict into an advantage. With this… [More…]

The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Announces Partnership with the State of Nevada

The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation announced a partnership with the state of Nevada that includes building the memorial.

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation announced a partnership with the state of Nevada that includes building the memorial on the grounds of the state’s Grant Sawyer Building, near the corner of Washington Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard North in Downtown Las Vegas. When complete, the Las Vegas Veterans Memorial (LVVM) will… [More…]

GLVAR Honors J.C. Melvin as REALTOR of the Year

GLVAR presented its annual awards this week to some of its leading members, including J.C. Melvin, who was named REALTOR of the Year.

The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) presented its annual awards this week to some of its leading members, including J.C. Melvin, who was named REALTOR of the Year. As part of its annual installation of new officers and board members for 2015 held Nov. 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel on the Las… [More…]

GLVAR Reports Dip in Local Home Prices

Statistics released by the GLVAR show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada dipped slightly as fewer homes are selling each month.

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show the median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada dipped slightly as fewer homes are selling each month. GLVAR reported the median price of single-family homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during October was $199,900. That’s down… [More…]

Nevada State Bank remembers veterans with a $30,800 contribution to Las Vegas Veterans Memorial

In honor of its upcoming 55th Anniversary (Dec. 9) and of Veterans Day, Nevada State Bank is donating $30,800 to the Las Vegas Veterans Memorial.

LAS VEGAS – In honor of its upcoming 55th Anniversary (Dec. 9) and of Veterans Day, Nevada State Bank is donating $30,800 to the Las Vegas Veterans Memorial to underwrite 55 memorial bricks. Each brick will be inscribed with the name of a service member from Nevada who served in conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan,… [More…]

Nevada Realtor Linda Rheinberger Elected to NAR Post

Linda Rheinberger has been elected to serve as vice president representing the Rocky Mountain Region and will serve on the Board of Directors for the NAR.

Local REALTOR Linda Rheinberger to serve as regional VP of National Association of REALTORS Longtime local REALTOR Linda Rheinberger has been elected to serve as vice president representing the Rocky Mountain Region and will serve on the 2015 Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). After being officially installed into her regional… [More…]

Timothy S Y Lam Foundation Underwrites Training for Hospitality Professionals

The Timothy S Y Lam Foundation is pleased to announce the underwriting of the Guest Service Gold training and the CGSP exam to professionals in hospitality.

LAS VEGAS — The Timothy S Y Lam Foundation is pleased to announce the underwriting of the Guest Service Gold training and the Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP) exam to working professionals in the hospitality industry. The foundation will provide up to $11,250 worth of training through November 2015, which is expected to help up… [More…]

Nigerian Roots Help Park Place Infiniti Sales Agent Flourish

Arthur Okosi is a Park Place Infiniti sales manager with an easy smile and musical accent.

LAS VEGAS – Arthur Okosi is a Park Place Infiniti sales manager with an easy smile and musical accent. Reach out for that first warm handshake and it’s easy to see why he is so successful at both selling cars and managing key aspects of the local dealership’s business. But to get to the job… [More…]

Nevada State Bank Names Lela Palsgrove and Sunshine Vale Cruz Branch Managers

Nevada State Bank has named Lela Palsgrove and Sunshine Vale Cruz as branch managers.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Lela Palsgrove and Sunshine Vale Cruz as branch managers. “Lela and Sunshine are greatly experienced in assisting our clients with all of their banking needs,” said Craig Kirkland, executive vice president/director of retail banking for Nevada State Bank. “They are tremendous assets and we are happy they… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors

Park Place Infiniti is a proud sponsor of the Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon.

LAS VEGAS – Park Place Infiniti is a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. The event will benefit the Smiles for Survivors foundation, which helps breast cancer patients combat the oral side effects of chemotherapy and radiation… [More…]