NVAR Hosts Top Realtors from Region at Leadership Conference in Las Vegas Feb. 4-6

NVAR is hosting leading Realtors from Western states for the Rocky Mountain Regional Leadership Conference.

The Nevada Association of Realtors (NVAR) is hosting leading Realtors from Western states for the Rocky Mountain Regional Leadership Conference being held Feb. 4-6 at the Palms Casino Resort, at 4321 W. Flamingo Road in Las Vegas. One of the primary organizers of the event is Las Vegas-based Realtor Linda Rheinberger, who serves as the 2015 Region 11 vice… [More…]

Protect Against Tax Identity Theft

Chris Wilcox is the taxation and transition partner and co-founder of JW Advisors.

LAS VEGAS – It’s the most prevalent tax scam – and the peak season is upon us. We’re talking about tax identity theft and refund fraud. This scam has become a serious problem due to its simplicity. Identity thieves steal sensitive personal information – primarily Social Security numbers and birthdates – and then file fake… [More…]

2015 Infiniti Q70L Offers Unmatched Luxury and Style

With its sharp edge in performance and distinctive flair in design, the new 2015 Infiniti Q70L, lives up to the brand’s exceptional luxury and style.

LAS VEGAS – With its sharp edge in performance and distinctive flair in design, the new 2015 Infiniti Q70L, lives up to the brand’s exceptional luxury and style. Much like the newly expanded, state-of-the-art showroom at the Park Place Infiniti dealership on West Sahara Avenue, the new 2015 Infiniti Q70L, expands that reputation to include… [More…]

Sean McCray joins The International School of Hospitality

TISOH has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager.

LAS VEGAS – The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager. In this position, McCray will review, revise and update curriculum content in collaboration with instructors and industry professionals to ensure students learn the skills needed launch or advance their careers in hospitality. “We’re so proud to have Sean… [More…]

GLVAR Hires Michele Caprio as New CEO

The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) has hired experienced association executive and former REALTOR Michele L. Caprio as its new CEO.

LAS VEGAS – The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) has hired experienced association executive and former REALTOR Michele L. Caprio as its new chief executive officer. Keith Lynam, the 2015 president of GLVAR and a longtime local REALTOR, said Caprio, who holds the REALTOR Certified Executive designation, “has extensive credentials and is well-qualified to run our association… [More…]

Nevada State Bank President and COO Terry A. Shirey Named to Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees

Nevada State Bank announced that Terry A. Shirey will be installed as a member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber 2015 Board of Trustees.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank announced that Terry A. Shirey, who has serves as president and chief operating officer (COO) will be installed as a member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber 2015 Board of Trustees, along with other leaders in the Las Vegas utility, communication, development, gaming, legal, medical professional service and retail… [More…]

Nevada State Bank Donated More Than 5,000 Non-Perishable Food Items to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission

Just in time for the holidays, Nevada State Bank donated more than 5,000 non-perishable food items, or 11.5 barrels, to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission

LAS VEGAS – Just in time for the holidays, Nevada State Bank donated more than 5,000 non-perishable food items, or 11.5 barrels, to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission – 50 items more than the amount collected in last year’s drive. The donation is the result of contributions from bank colleagues and the community. “The Las… [More…]

Nevada State Bank Helps Award $20,000 Grant – Funds to Help Provide Food to Seniors in Need

Nevada State Bank, through a partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, awarded a $20,000 AHEAD grant to James Seastrand Helping Hands.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank, through a partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, awarded a $20,000 AHEAD grant to James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas. Nevada State Bank will administer the funds for the organization that assists low-income seniors. James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas’s Senior… [More…]

Report from The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank Focuses on Election Issues

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released its High Net Worth Report, with analysis focusing on High Net Worth residents.

LAS VEGAS – The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the nineteenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with analysis focusing on the national and state level issues High Net Worth residents valued as they went to the voting booth. Utilizing research from the 2014 High Net Worth Survey, the full results… [More…]

Brianna McCullough Appointed to Nevada Volunteers Board of Commissioners

Governor Brian Sandoval has appointed Brianna McCullough to the Nevada Volunteers board of commissioners.

LAS VEGAS – Governor Brian Sandoval has appointed Brianna McCullough, senior vice president/marketing communications and product campaign manager for Nevada State Bank to the Nevada Volunteers board of commissioners for a three year term. McCullough has been with Nevada State Bank for four years and manages a multi-million dollar budget covering all aspects of brand,… [More…]

GLVAR Reports Local Home Prices Stay Up Through the Holidays

GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during December was $204,000.

LAS VEGAS – Despite December being a traditionally sluggish time for the local housing market, statistics released Thursday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show Southern Nevada home prices and sales increased from the previous month. GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during December was $204,000. That’s up 1.0 percent from $202,000 in November and up 10.3… [More…]

De Castroverde Law Group Hires William B. Gonzalez to Lead Expanding Family Law Department

De Castroverde Law Group is pleased to announce former Clark County Family Court Judge William B. Gonzalez joined the firm.

LAS VEGAS – De Castroverde Law Group is pleased to announce former Clark County Family Court Judge William B. Gonzalez joined the firm on Jan. 5 to lead its expanding Family Law Department. Gonzalez will be working with attorney Jennifer Gastelum, who has been handling the firm’s family law cases. “We are proud to have… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Supports Anti-Drunk Driving Event at UMC

Park Place Infiniti participated in the annual “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose” event held by University Medical Center in front of its Trauma Center.

High school students wearing coats and somber expressions gathered around the wreckage of a car at the annual “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose” event held by University Medical Center in front of its Trauma Center on Dec. 12. Park Place Infiniti, a gold-level sponsor of the event promoting safe driving, participated with the hope… [More…]

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…]