Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – September 2016

New Residential Purchase Agreement – Biggest Change in Ten Years! It was ten years ago that we first introduced a standard Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) that was generally adopted by most brokerages in Las Vegas. The upcoming version of the RPA introduces the most substantive changes since its … More Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – September 2016

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – June 2016

What a Difference a Month Makes! Overall closings for 2016 are approximately 10% higher than last year. The median closed sales price of a Single Family Residence (SFR) improved to $229,000 in May resulting in a 3.5% increase while the average closed sales price of an SFR soared to $272,795 representing a 7.8% increase over April, which was … More Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – June 2016

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – December 2015

Congratulations to Lee Barrett Congratulations to Lee Barrett on being appointed our newest Nevada Real Estate Commissioner on November 1st.  I’m thrilled for Lee and already looking forward to the upcoming December hearings!  Oh – click on Lee’s pic for a short tribute to his career in real estate as depicted on his license plate! See … More Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – December 2015

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – August 2015

 Shout-out to GLVAR Leadership! Congratulations on the recent approval of a much needed new set of Bylaws!!!  The issue driving the need for new bylaws emerged during Dave Tina’s presidency, was worked on in earnest during Heidi Kasama’s term, with resolution and closure coming during Keith Lynam’s tenure!  So at least three years of GLVAR leadership … More Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – August 2015

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – June 2015

The 2015 Nevada Legislative Session is Sine Die! Yes it’s finally over!  As Mark Twain said: “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” However, progress was made in the areas of construction defect litigation, squatters, HOA foreclosures, miniature horses in the workplace, and more new license plate choices. … More Las Vegas Real Estate Market Update – June 2015

Las Vegas Market Update – December 2014

NVAR President for 2015! Congratulations to Kevin Sigstad on being installed Friday evening in Reno as our incoming NVAR President for 2015.  Kevin will have a full plate and several balls to juggle as we brace ourselves for the upcoming Legislative Session beginning in February.  Rest assured – some form of Service Tax will be … More Las Vegas Market Update – December 2014

Las Vegas and Phoenix Market Update – September 2012

Navigating the Current Las Vegas Market Property Management Permit Course! First, I am going to shamelessly plug Americana’s Pre-Licensing Property Management Permit course that was recently approved by the Nevada Real Estate Division. This course is excellent even for those who want to learn more about Landlord Tenant laws in Nevada. Registration is now open. … More Las Vegas and Phoenix Market Update – September 2012

Las Vegas Market Update – December 2011

New Property Management Permit Course! First, I am going to shamelessly plug Americana’s Pre-Licensing Property Management Permit course that was recently approved by the Nevada Real Estate Division. Registration is now open. Just click here to view the course and/or register. The Current Las Vegas Market Single family residential (SFR) closings for November remained at … More Las Vegas Market Update – December 2011