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Federal Home Loan Bank Seattle 2015 $5.2M Affordable Housing Program (AFP) Applications Due May 15, 2015

2015 AHP Funding Round Now Open! The Seattle Bank’s 2015 AHP funding round is now open. AHP applications must be submitted to the Seattle Bank no later than Friday, May 15, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Visit our Login page to access the online application. We encourage you to: Visit the 2015 Funding Round …

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As home prices slow, tougher for homeowners to get ‘above water’

Las Vegas’ once-huge rate of underwater homeowners keeps improving, but as price-growth slows, the flow of borrowers escaping upside-down status has slowed with it. An estimated 26.4 percent of Southern Nevada homeowners with mortgages were underwater — meaning their debt outweighed their home value — in the fourth quarter last year, according to a new …

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Canadian buys Las Vegas’ most expensive home of 2015 for $7.7M

A suburban high-rise condominium community has set a new pricing standard for 2015. A Canadian buyer has spent $ 7.7 million to purchase an unfinished, 15,000-square-foot Crown penthouse at One Queensridge Place in Peccole Ranch, on the Las Vegas Valley’s west side. The deal is the highest-priced home sold in Las Vegas so far in …

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Vegas home appreciation builds, but prices half of peak value

Average home prices in most Las Vegas Valley neighborhoods grew by double-digits in 2014, the second year in a row that values have appreciated in all of the valley’s ZIP codes. A new housing appreciation map released by real estate research company SalesTraq on Wednesday shows only one area, Spring Valley’s 89146, failed to gain …

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Valley kids attacked by bees while walking home from school

Las Vegas, NV — On Tuesday afternoon, a swarm of bees attacked a group of kids and a couple of adults on the east side behind The Boulevard Mall. Shanda Gomez said she was walking her three kids home from Ruby Thomas Elementary School when the swarm came in. “There were about 50 kids, including …

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Victim says he survived Pahrump home invasion by praying

Pahrump, NV — A Nye County family is sleeping with one eye open after a frightening home invasion in Pahrump over the weekend. Larry Jenkins, 80, said he’s lucky to be alive. “This is probably the most devastating thing that’s ever happened to me but I hope it’s only briefly,” said Jenkins. The Nye County …

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A tale of two ‘bargains’: One Las Vegas home sold for $8M, the other for $10K

At the base of Las Vegas’ western mountain range, a mansion in the Ridges, one of the wealthiest and most exclusive areas of town, has a movie theater with a 15-foot screen, a fitness room, a 4,600-square-foot guest house and a sleek pool area fit for a boutique hotel. The compound sold for $ 8 …

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Lenders are back to putting squeeze on delinquent Nevada home owners

Following backing off for a while, banks ramped up the stress on delinquent Nevada property owners last month, seizing far more houses and starting the foreclosure procedure on more people, a new report shows. One particular in every 495 houses statewide received a foreclosure-associated filing in January, up 38 percent from December and eight % …

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Las Vegas home market endures sluggish month

Las Vegas’ housing industry started the year with mixed benefits, as prices have been up from a year ago but sales totals dropped. The median sales price of single-family houses in Southern Nevada last month was $ 200,000, down two % from December but up eight percent from a year ago, according to a new …

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