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Foreclosure prevention lifeline again available to Nevadans

Nevada homeowners facing financial difficulties can once again take advantage of a foreclosure prevention lifeline offered by the state. The foreclosure mediation program allows homeowners to sit down with ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jul/10/foreclosure-prevention-lifeline-again-available-to/
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Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com//vegasinc.com/business/real-estate/2017/jul/09/black-homeowners-struggle-as-us-housing-market-rec/
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Blackstone buys World Market Center

Investment firm Blackstone, in partnership with Fireside Investments, announced Thursday it is buying International Market Centers, owner-operator of World Market Center in downtown Las Vegas, from Bain Capital Private Equity and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management. ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jul/07/blackstone-buys-world-market-center/
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Local home prices, sales keep climbing in June

Southern Nevada home prices and sales continued to climb in June, according to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. Source: http://lasvegassun.com//vegasinc.com/news/2017/jul/06/local-home-prices-sales-keep-climbing-in-june/
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Development in Las Vegas resort corridor is pushing east

Capitalizing on an increase in the number of tourists it serves relative to locals in the last few years, the venerable Ellis Island on Koval Lane east of the Las Vegas Strip broke ground Wednesday on an expansion it hopes will lure more pedestrians. While much of that growth has come from savvy tourists looking…
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County pursues new strategies for squatter problem

Nevada lawmakers passed a bill this year requiring leases for single-family residences to be notarized, targeting squatters’ use of fake documents. Clark County Commissioners hope to build on that by creating new systems of tracking vacant homes and fining violators, as well as speeding up the process of ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jun/26/county-pursues-new-strategies-for-squatter-problem/
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Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: If the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically ... Source: http://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/jun/17/stay-put-deadly-london-fire-puts-scrutiny-on-high/
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