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    The Nevada Preservation Foundation Is Hosting One Awesome Open House

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    The Foundation’s Home + Heritage weekend finds the lure in architecture

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    On the Rebound

    By Hubble Smith

    The housing market is improving, but there’s still a long way to go

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    Lifestyles of the Rich and Vegas

    By Emmily Bristol

    Peek into the never-dull side of Vegas’ most famous residences

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    Who’s Buying What?

    By Hubble Smith

    Takeaways from from the National Association of Realtors 2016 trends report

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    Homes for Sale

    By Hubble Smith

    Our picks of the Valley’s most affordable and most expensive homes

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    Vegas Flippers in the Red but Staying in the Game

    It looks like house flippers in Las Vegas hit a profitability snag in this year’s second quarter. According to real estate analysis firm RealtyTrac, the average gross return on investment for a Las Vegas flip was negative 4 percent.

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    Troubled Luxury Property Finally Shows Signs of Life

    They started as expensive condos; now they’re expensive apartments. But more importantly, people are actually living in them now!

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    Return of the Home Flippers

    House-flipping—the game of buy, fix and sell that was all the rage as the Great Recession wound down—slowed this year, but it’s about to pick up again as more foreclosures come through the real estate pipeline.

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    Underwater Homes: The Unsinkable Story

    As rising real estate prices grab headlines, discussion of homeownership retention programs like the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) has faded.

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    Housing: Still Riding the Roller Coaster

    When the first slip in resale home prices in more than 18 months hit Las Vegas, some pundits blamed greedy sellers for unrealistic asking prices; others said prices have hit a seasonal peak before the normal holiday slowdown.

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    In Housing, Striving to be Average

    Thanks to investor love and low supply, home prices are up. But is another bubble around the corner? The Nevada Housing Stability Index, recently released by the state’s Department of Business and Industry, may not answer that question, but at least it’s a thorough examination of the facts.

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    Suburban Office Development: When Too Much Is Not Enough

    The Valley's office-building vacancy rate is at an all-time record high of 26.2 percent, according to economic advisory firm Applied Analysis. But this town was built on chance-taking, and our intrepid office-builders aren't about to surrender to statistics. Lance Bradford, a valley CPA for more than two decades and CEO of Stable Development, has built roughly 650,000 square feet of space in the city--a good chunk of it during the recession. Stable Development is now adding another 47,000 as we speak.

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    For Short Sellers, an Angel in the House?

    In 2008 and 2009, when the housing market cracked, David Dziedzic was a real estate investor left holding the bag. He spent those two years slogging through 25 of his own short sales and five foreclosures. At the time, banks were learning how to handle their growing lists of distressed properties, and efficiencies were nowhere to be found. “Banks wouldn’t take an email. We would literally get up at 3 in the morning and start faxing information,” Dziedzic says.

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    High-Rises and the Return of Cheap Credit

    Yet another sign the real estate market is on the rebound: Even high-rise condos—the sector most brutally clobbered by the Great Recession—are looking attractive to lenders today. After years of tight credit after the crash, Chase and Wells Fargo now offer lending options with only a 10 percent down payment on units at The Martin (formerly Panorama Tower North).

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    Will Any of Those Out-of-Town Buyers Wind Up Living Here?

    Las Vegas has long been a popular second address for out-of-towners. And with so many out-of-state cash buyers these days, the civic-minded Las Vegan can only hope that some of these investors will want to actually live in these homes someday.