weather icon Partly Cloudy

Brad Spires named Realtor of the Year

The statewide Nevada Realtors honored its leading members at an installation and awards event in Reno, naming Brad Spires as its Nevada Realtor of the Year and recognizing others from around the state for their continued service to their association, their profession and their communities.

Spires, of Gardnerville, served as 2021 president of NVR after being president-elect the previous year. He is also a past president of the Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors and has volunteered on several local, state and national association committees.

During a Dec. 10 event at The Club at ArrowCreek, NVR officially installed its officers for 2022 and presented the following awards:

Nevada Assemblywoman Heidi Kasama — Realtor Active in Politics Award for government affairs advocacy. Kasama, of Las Vegas, was honored for playing a leading role in the association’s initiatives supporting private property rights and other causes considered vital to the industry. A longtime local Realtor, she is a past president of NVR and Las Vegas Realtors.

Keith Lynam — Realtor Achievement Award for outstanding service to local and state associations, as chosen by NVR’s president. Lynam, of Las Vegas, is a past president of both NVR and LVR.

David R. Tina — Nolan/Reiss Award recognizing spirit, passion and professionalism in serving fellow Realtors. Tina, of Las Vegas, is a past president of both NVR and LVR and has served as a National Association of Realtors regional vice president. This month, he was appointed by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve on the Nevada Real Estate Commission.

Jack Woodcock — Nevada Distinguished Realtor Award recognizing an NVR member who consistently contributes to the association and the real estate profession. Woodcock, of Las Vegas, is a longtime leader of the local, state and national associations for Realtors. In 2017, he was named the 91st recipient of NAR’s Distinguished Service Award honoring Realtors who have made outstanding contributions to their industry and communities. It is the highest honor an NAR member can receive.

Robert Andy Stahl — Inspiring Realtor of Tomorrow Award. Stahl, of Las Vegas, was honored for his considerable contributions so early in his career and for demonstrating strong leadership qualities.

Nevada Realtors, formerly known as the Nevada Association of Realtors, is a professional trade association with more than 20,500 members committed to protecting, promoting and preserving Nevdada communities.

For additional informatoin, visit nevadarealtors.org.

Lennar offers lock-and-leave lifestyle at Terra Bella

When the nest goes empty, retirement starts to call and general home maintenance can become a tedious task, that’s why it’s easy to understand why adults aged 55 and better are ready to make a change in where they live. If you’re ready for a low-maintenance lifestyle, then you need to explore Terra Bella, Lennar’s new active-adult community designed exclusively for 55-plus individuals.

Single-story homes abundant in Summerlin

For those who prefer single-story living, the community offers scores of options, including eight neighborhoods offering all single-story elevations, and several other neighborhoods offering single-story options in addition to two- and three-story floor plans.

Audi Henderson Lake Las Vegas Classic returns Oct. 7-8

One of Henderson’s most popular annual events is returning for its fourth year. Reflection Bay Golf Club, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Design course in Nevada, will host its annual food, wine, golf and music festival, the Audi Henderson Lake Las Vegas Classic, on Oct. 7-8.

Juhl in downtown Las Vegas sells out penthouses

Juhl, the loft-style high-rise luxury condominium community that spans an entire city block in downtown Las Vegas, has announced the closing of its last remaining penthouse, No. 1407. At $611 per square foot, the sale marks the highest condo sale in downtown Las Vegas based on per square foot price. The 1,439-square-foot penthouse sold for nearly $880,000.

Taylor Morrison offers resort-style living in Pahrump

At Ovation at Mountain Falls, a 55-plus resort lifestyle community offering single-family homes, more than half of the community’s residents have moved from states such as California, Washington, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho and Oregon.

Crested Canyon opens in Summerlin

Crested Canyon by Taylor Morrison, a single-family-home neighborhood offering six distinctive floor plans in a mix of two- and three-story elevations, is now selling.

Tri Pointe highlights team members

Tri Pointe Homes highlights a few of the professionals who have earned rave reviews from homebuyers they’ve helped through the new home journey.

Spanish Trail showpiece lists for $3.65M

Prince is in its name, and the next owners of 15 Princeville Lane should be ready for a borderline royal experience. This 5,933-square-foot custom property has undergone a more than yearlong renovation, transforming it into a luxurious modern showpiece inside and out. All that’s missing is a king and/or queen to make it home.

Baby Blues at Lake Las Vegas; prices start in mid-$900,000s

The 83-homesite community is situated on the edge of Lake Las Vegas’ 320-acre lake, Shoreline homes start at 2,740 square feet and will feature three multilevel floor plans up to three stories.

Summerlin community centers hub of summer activities

While the community’s 300-plus parks and 200-plus miles of trails are most often cited by residents as their favorite community amenities, Summerlin’s four resident-only private community centers, three with Olympic-sized pools, also offer abundant opportunities for social interaction, active play and fun.