Posts Tagged: nevada

Sandy Margolin – Las Vegas, Nevada

Sandy Margolin

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Sandy has more than twenty years of experience in selling and appraising Las Vegas real estate. She is knowledgeable, caring and committed to her clients, before, during and after… Read more »

Gregory Cremeans – Reno, Nevada

Gregory Cremeans

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Gregory Cremeans has lived in Nevada for more than two decades in addition to his real estate knowledge and background Gregory knows what makes our community so special and… Read more »

Gregory Cremeans – Reno, Nevada

Gregory Cremeans

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Gregory has lived in Nevada for more than two decades in addition to his real estate knowledge and background Gregory knows what makes our community so special and is… Read more »

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 14. Henderson, Nevada

Henderson, Nevada

Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: You might be surprised to discover Henderson is Nevada’s second-largest city, after… Read more »

Edward Brooks – Las Vegas, Nevada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Edward Brooks REALTOR(R), is known for his outgoing personality and dedication to customer service. His goal is to help his clients achieve their goal of purchasing or renting a… Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Sandy Margolin, Las Vegas, Nevada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Over 20 years experience in selling and appraising real estate, knowledgeable, caring and committed. Before, during and after your purchase. See Sandy’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here… Read more »

Where is Las Vegas’s Gayborhood?

While gay life in Vegas – though scarce until recently – is scattered on and off the Strip, its unofficial gay district, known as the “Fruit Loop,” serves as the heart of Vegas’ LGBT community. Located near the intersection of Paradise Road and Naples Drive, this strip mall is home to a variety of clubs,… Read more »

Las Vegas’s City Center Makes a Comeback

Check into the Mandarin Oriental on the middle of the Las Vegas Strip, look out the window of your room and you might see something you didn’t quite expect. Yes, there are people living in the building across from you. The lights and TVs and stoves are on at the Veer Towers, where condos have… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Ron Rasmussen, Las Vegas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Ron is a Las Vegas reale state agent who believes in honesty & integrity. Las Vegas is a remarkable city to live & play! See Ron’s Expanded Listing on… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bill Smith, Las Vegas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Bill has 14 years real estate experience plus 5 years as real estate academy administrator. He’s a native Texan and Las Vegas resident since 1985.= Las Vegas does not… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Rob Schlegel, Las Vegas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Rob Schlegal is a former LGBT newspaper publisher who now sells Las Vegas real estate. He knows what he’s doing but is also a social activist. See Rob’s Expanded… Read more »

Las Vegas to Get a Makeover

Las Vegas is trying to beat its reputation as a shut-in. MGM Resorts International announced that it will sink $100 million into building a park and public promenade outside of its New York-New York and Monte Carlo casinos. The project runs counter to casinos’ long-held strategy of trying to keep people inside, losing track of… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Avi Dan-Goor, Las Vegas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Enthusiatic Real Estate agent who is passionate about the business and is very successful at it. Las Vegas is where everything becomes possible…24/7… See Avi’s Expanded Listing on Gay… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report: The US Southwest

Today, in our ongoing series about local real estate markets, we’ll take a look at home sales and trends in the Southwest. We’ll start with Arizona – AZ Central reports that wealthy buyers are snapping up Phoenix homes and turning them around as rentals: Since 2009, investors have snapped up tens of thousands of houses… Read more »

USA: Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota and California Post Largest November Home Price Gains

U.S. home prices in November were up 7.4 percent from November 2011, the largest year-over-year increase in 6 1/2 years, the Associated Press reported. In terms of monthly gains, housing prices were up 0.3 percent from October to November, according to CoreLogic which told the AP that the gains have been “widespread” in the U.S…. Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Felipe Crook, Las Vegas, Nevada

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Felipe read the book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, and was inspired to get involved in real estate. He purchased his first property with an agent who wasn’t concerned with… Read more »

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Shows Improvement

A new report comparing the current housing market to the situation four years ago says the picture is “somewhat better” for southern Nevada. An analysis by foreclosure tracking firm RealtyTrac notes that home prices are down 41% and unemployment is up 52% since fall 2008, although both are showing signs of recovery. But it also… Read more »

Foreign Buyers Snapping Up Real Estate, Especially in Arizona, Florida, and Nevada

Cries of panic are being heard around the nation about foreign buyers of U.S. real estate, especially homes, posing ‘risks’ to America. This cry is not a new one. As economic downturns seemingly start to move into a stable mode, foreigners will be found investing in U.S. real estate, homes, and commercial properties. They are… Read more »

June Home Sales Disappointing in Las Vegas

Home sales remained flat for the third consecutive month in Las Vegas during June, falling by 406 sales from May and falling below the previous year’s sales for the first time in twelve months according to the latest data released from DataQuick. A total of 4,423 new and resale houses and condos closed escrow in… Read more »

NV: Home Prices Have Dropped 60% Since Peak

Home prices in the state of Nevada, including distressed property sales, have fallen 60 percent since the housing market peaked in April of 2006 according to CoreLogic’s December Home Price Index (HPI), the largest decline in home prices of any state in the country. But Nevada wasn’t the biggest loser in 2011, that distinction belonged… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Sales Climbed Again in November, But Median Price Stagnant

“The number of homes sold in the Las Vegas area rose year-over-year for the fifth consecutive month in November as a surge in sub-$200,000 transactions made up for a decline in activity above that threshold. Prices appeared flat, with the region’s overall median sale price stuck at $115,000 for the third consecutive month. The number… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Bill Smith, Las Vegas

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly las vegas Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Bill was born and grew up in Orange Grove (near Corpus Christi), Texas, and lived in the state for most… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Prices Reach 1998 Levels

Las Vegas home values slid in August to a new post-recession low and to levels last seen in October 1998 in a widely-watched real estate report released today. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price indices report found values in a 20 big U.S. cities it tracks rose an average 0.2 percent from July to August… Read more »

NV: Reno Home Sales Improving

Despite a dip in home prices, the Reno-Sparks housing market is looking up with an increase in home sales. The figures, part of a quarterly report released by Lake Tahoe-based real estate company Chase International, indicated a seven-percent jump in units sold in the Reno-Sparks area and a 14-percent rise in units sold in Carson… Read more »

August Home Sales Fell in Arizona, Nevada, Spiked in West Virginia

U.S. single-family home prices declined 4.4 percent year over year in August, with Nevada and Arizona experiencing double-digit percentage declines and West Virginia seeing the largest increase, up 8.6 percent, according to an index by property data firm CoreLogic. Excluding distressed sales, including short sales and real estate owned (REO) sales, the national index fell… Read more »

NV: Las Vegas Home Sales Jumped in August

Based on new statistics by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), sales of local homes, condominiums and townhomes jumped significantly in August, approaching an all-time record for existing home sales in a single month. According to GLVAR, the total number of local homes, condominiums and townhomes sold in August was 4,693. That’s up… Read more »

NV: Las Vegas Real Estate Prices Draw Investors

Home sales rose more than usual in the Las Vegas region last month compared with May but fell short of a year earlier amid exceptionally weak new-home sales. The median price paid for a home dropped from both May and a year earlier as foreclosure resales and sub-$100,000 transactions accounted for a higher portion of… Read more »

NV: Las Vegas Tops List for Rental Investments

People seeking to invest in property in the US have been advised to consider homes in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is apparently a good bet for those buying to let. The city topped a list of the ten best locations for opportunities in the single family rental market compiled by HomeVestors of America, beating Detroit… Read more »

Las Vegas Real Estate Prices See Slight Rebound in May

Southern Nevada home prices and sales rebounded slightly in May, according to statistics released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The 3,111 sales of single-family homes were about 1 percent higher than April and nearly 8 percent higher than May 2010. The median price registered a rare monthly increase, going from $125,000… Read more »

NV: 65% of Homes in State “Underwater”

One of the many real estate issues homeowners in the United States face is negative equity, which occurs when homeowners owe more on their homes than they are worth. It’s a more significant problem here in Nevada than it is in any other state. According to a recent report from CoreLogic, 55.6 percent of all… Read more »

Gay Vegas Nightclub For Sale

When SECRET NIGHTCLUB & CABARET owner Paul Anderson surveyed the current entertainment options being offered last spring in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, he found an incredible void in the equation. A spicy and vibrant gay/alternative nightclub that caters to every age and every lifestyle. Formerly known as the Velvet Lion Gentlemens Club,… Read more »

NV: One in 10 Reno Homes Foreclosed in 2010

RealtyTrac released its 2010 Year-End Metropolitan Foreclosure Market Report on Wednesday, and one in every 16 Reno-Sparks homes went into foreclosure in 2010. The national average was one in 45 homes. Reno-Sparks ranked 11th on the list of the nation’s 206 metropolitan areas in foreclosure activity. In 2010, 11,005 properties received a foreclosure notice. That… Read more »