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Las Vegas foreclosure filings on the rise, report finds

Nevada’s foreclosure woes worsened last month as lenders seized more homes than in January and filed more default notices, a new report shows. One in every 569 homes statewide received a foreclosure-related filing in February, up 7 percent from January and 12 percent from a year ago, according to RealtyTrac. Nevada’s foreclosure rate was second-highest …

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Now-vacant banking center at The Lakes once brought hope for Las Vegas economy

When the powerful out-of-state company looked to build a big facility in Nevada, there were high-fives all around. Backers said it would diversify the economy, pump in hundreds of technical jobs, lure other big business and improve the area’s image. The governor met with the CEO and, prodded to do whatever it takes, called a …

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Las Vegas doctor accused of supplying drugs at his parties

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas doctor supplied drugs to partygoers and undercover cops at his elaborate themed parties on the Strip and in his suburban home. Andrew Scott Martin, 47, pleaded not guilty on March to 10 felony charges. He’s accused of giving away, trafficking and possession of drugs. Police say …

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Las Vegas police investigating shooting at Budget Suites

Las Vegas, NV — Las Vegas police were called to a shooting on Wednesday night. It happened around 10:35 p.m. at the Budget Suites. Police said one man was shot and then transported to Sunrise Trauma in unknown condition. There’s no word on whether any suspects were arrested or what led to the shooting. Action …

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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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Real estate in Las Vegas: It makes great television

The Scotts in their Las Vegas home. By Eli Segall (contact) Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 2 a.m. Two women drive to a small Las Vegas retail plaza, get out of their car and peer through the locked doors of real estate firm Goliath Co., trying to catch a glimpse of reality TV stars Scott and …

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Las Vegas trend of homes on market with no offers seen as ‘troubling’

Las Vegas used-home prices rose last month, but industry pros are worried by the continued, “troubling” rise in ignored, overpriced listings. The median sales price of single-family homes last month in Southern Nevada was $ 205,000, up 2.5 percent from January and 8 percent from a year ago, according to a new report from the …

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