September 2013: Around the State

Nevada business news - September 2013: Around the State

Home Prices Rise for 18th Month in a Row According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), Southern Nevada home prices have been on the rise for 18 straight months. In fact, home prices are 35.3 percent higher than they were a year ago. The average home price bottomed out in January of 2012… [More...]

North Las Vegas’ Eminent Domain Scheme: Well-Meaning, but Dangerous

North Las Vegas' eminent domain is wrong on so many levels. It violates the Nevada Property Owners’ Bill of Rights.

San Francisco-based Mortgage Resolution Partners (MRP) has been pitching a scheme to get distressed cities to use their right of eminent domain to seize underwater homes and pay MRP to help restructure the mortgages. They tried and failed in several cities before finding a receptive audience in North Las Vegas. Naturally, city officials want to… [More...]

GLVAR reports modest increase in homes for sale as prices keep rising

LAS VEGAS – Statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) show existing home prices continuing to rise as the supply of homes available for sale posted a welcome increase. “When you compare existing local home prices to one year ago, we’re still posting big increases, at least for now,” said 2013… [More...]

Heather Cook is Licensed Broker for Housing Angels

Heather Cook

Heather Cook is a licensed broker for Housing Angels, which opened a Las Vegas office in March. Cook and her husband, Housing Angels Founder Dave Dziedzic, launched Housing Angels in 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. The company works by pairing  “angel” investors with struggling homeowners. The investors purchase an underwater home in a short sale, allowing… [More...]

GLVAR President Says Las Vegas’ Increasing Home Prices Sustainable

Las Vegas home prices continue to rise. This is according a report released yesterday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR).  The report shows existing home prices in Southern Nevada nearly 31 percent higher than they were a year ago. “Like most homeowners, REALTORS are glad to see home prices appreciating each month,” said 2013… [More...]

Las Vegas Housing Market Improving

GLVAR reports increase in local home prices, traditional sales LAS VEGAS – Strong demand and a tight housing supply continue to push up home prices in Southern Nevada, according to statistics released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR). The association’s report shows existing home prices are now 30 percent higher than one… [More...]

NVAR President Points Out How Real Estate Contributes to Nevada’s Economy

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 10th

Real estate, rising home prices huge help to Nevada economy By Patty Kelley, president of the Nevada Association of Realtors I’ve worked in the real estate industry for 35 years and have been honored to preside at various times over the REALTOR® associations for Las Vegas and for all of Nevada. I’ve seen more studies… [More...]

GLVAR housing report shows rise in local home prices, traditional buyers

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 10th

GLVAR reports increase in local home prices, traditional sales LAS VEGAS – Strong demand and a tight housing supply continue to push up home prices in Southern Nevada, according to statistics released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) showing existing home prices are now 30 percent higher than one year ago. “I… [More...]

Housing Angels Brings New Foreclosure Solution to Las Vegas

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 29th

Business connects angel investors with homeowners, creating winning solution for all parties to avoid foreclosure LAS VEGAS – (March 29, 2013) – Starting this month, Housing Angels is helping Las Vegas residents avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes, thanks to an innovative real estate solution that connects angel investors with struggling homeowners. Housing Angels… [More...]