GLVAR’s Tiffany James Earns Designation from National Association of REALTORS

Tiffany James, GLVAR executive, is one of more than 425 REALTOR association executives nationwide who have achieved this mark of excellence.

LAS VEGAS – Tiffany James, communications director for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), was honored this month by the National Association of REALTORS with its REALTOR Certified Executive (RCE) designation recognizing exceptional efforts made by association executives. James, a longtime Las Vegan and GLVAR executive, is one of more than 425 … [Read more...]

Around the State: March 2015

SolarCity Expands to Reno SolarCity, a rooftop solar power provider, has announced a move to statewide operations. In addition to the work the company already does in Southern Nevada, SolarCity will now serve Reno, Sparks and the Carson City area. The company plans to open a Reno operations center in April and expects to hire over 30 local staff in the next few … [Read more...]

GLVAR Reports Local Home Prices Up 8 Percent in Past Year

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released Tuesday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show Southern Nevada home prices are up more than 8 percent in the past year despite a seasonal slowdown and fewer homes changing hands. GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during January was an even $200,000. That was down 2.0 … [Read more...]

GLVAR President Says New FHA Policy will Help Local Home Buyers

Keith Lynam is the 2015 president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) and has been a local REALTOR for 11 years.

Most people don’t think about the Federal Housing Administration as often as REALTORS do, but when you ask someone over 30 how they bought their first home, most will smile and say, “I got an FHA loan.” Since FHA is just a happy memory for many, it is understandable the agency’s newly implemented fee reduction was only modestly celebrated when it went into effect Monday … [Read more...]

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 president. She is a … [Read 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 … [Read 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. … [Read 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 YPN members provided food and … [Read more...]

Shawn Cunningham Receives Honor as the 2014 CRS of the Year for Southern Nevada

The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) - Southern Nevada Chapter recently announced Shawn Cunningham, CRS of Las Vegas as the 2014 CRS of the Year.

The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) - Southern Nevada Chapter recently announced Shawn Cunningham, CRS of Las Vegas as the 2014 CRS of the Year. The award was presented at the Chapter's annual meeting held December 9th at Trump International Hotel. Cunningham, a licensed REALTOR in Nevada, is a broker/salesperson at RE/MAX Advantage in Henderson and Las Vegas. He has … [Read more...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 - the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June 2013. GLVAR President Heidi Kasama called … [Read more...]

Hospice Collecting School Supplies for Students in Need

Nathan Adelson Hospice locations will serve as drop-off points to collect school supplies for local elementary students. The hospice will be collecting supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. The drive continues until Aug. 18. “Many schools unfortunately suffer from a lack of funding, and a large number of students can’t afford many … [Read more...]

Advanced Technology Arrives to Catch Breast Cancer Sooner

Desert Radiologists acquired an advanced imaging tool to catch breast cancer earlier. The medical imaging provider is the only outpatient facility in Nevada to offer the technology, according to a recent statement. The provider is offering three dimensional mammography, called breast tomosynthesis, for breast cancer screening. Considered the latest in digital imaging … [Read more...]

GLVAR reports slight dip in Southern Nevada home prices

Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show Southern Nevada home prices dipped slightly from March to April.

After appreciating steadily since early 2012, statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show local home prices dipped slightly from March to April. GLVAR reported the median price of existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada during April was $192,000, down 1.5 percent from $195,000 in March, but still up 15.0 percent from … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Home Prices See 2.7 Percent Increase

Las Vegas home prices ticked up 2.7 percent in February - even as the valley saw fewer homes selling. According to statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during February was $190,000, up from $185,000 in January. Total existing homes, condos and townhomes sold in … [Read more...]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power plant. The project is located on … [Read more...]

Home Prices Up 24 Percent

Home prices in Southern Nevada are continuing to rise. The median price of existing homes for December is up 24 percent from the same time last year, according to statistics recently released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR). “Local homeowners should be happy with the strong appreciation we’ve seen over the past two years,” said new GLVAR President … [Read more...]

GLVAR reports home prices rose in December, up 24 percent in 2013

Southern Nevada home prices ended 2013 on an upswing, with the median price of existing homes up 24 percent from the same time the year before.

LAS VEGAS – Southern Nevada home prices ended 2013 on an upswing, with the median price of existing homes up 24 percent from the same time the year before, according to statistics released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). GLVAR reported that the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during December 2013 was … [Read more...]

Gordon Silver Honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Gordon Silver Ltd. was selected as Southern Nevada's Pro Bono Firm of the Year. The award was part of the 13th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, put on by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada earlier this month. The event honors community volunteers who donate time to assist low income clients with legal issues. “Gordon Silver has long been an active participant in … [Read more...]

Two Startups Will Pitch Ideas to Investors at Inaugural Event

Two Nevada startups will court potential investors at an inaugural event designed to help new tech firms raise seed money. The event, Start-Up Vegas, was created and is sponsored by Coloma Ventures, a Las Vegas-based venture capital firm. The founder of each startup will have 30 minutes to explain its service or product to investors, according to a statement released by the … [Read more...]