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Despite pandemic master plans report sales increase

Thanks to Valley Vista in North Las Vegas, sales in the Las Vegas Valley’s top dozen planned communities rose nearly 15 percent through the first nine months of 2020, and builders and developers said there are no signs of any slowing down despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Las Vegas Realtors announced the results of the association’s annual election of officers and board members, with longtime local Realtors Aldo Martinez serving as its 2021 president and Brandon Roberts serving as 2021 president-elect.

D.R. Horton No. 1 builder in midyear

D.R. Horton, which was No. 3 in new-home net sales after the first three months of 2020, vaulted to No 1 in the marketplace in the six-month rankings released by Las Vegas-based Home Builders Research.

Summerlin leads Vegas master-planned communities in sales

Summerlin, the west valley’s master plan, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, it has retained its No. 4 spot in a recent national report that ranked master-planned communities for the midyear. It had 642 sales, down from 675 in 2019, a decline of 5 percent.

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Homebuilders focus on affordability

Before COVID-19 slowed the Las Vegas housing market, builders during the first quarter sold more affordable new homes than the first three months of 2019, and nothing epitomized that more than the breakout of the Villages of Tule Springs and Valley Vista — two new master plans in North Las Vegas.

Homebuilders focus on affordability

Before COVID-19 slowed the Las Vegas housing market, builders during the first quarter sold more affordable new homes than the first three months of 2019, and nothing epitomized that more than the breakout of the Villages of Tule Springs and Valley Vista — two new master plans in North Las Vegas.

Builders take care of communities they create

In the last month, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association’s members raised $468,100 for Nevada’s COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force. SNHBA CEO Nat Hodgson said his goal was $300,000.

Builders take care of communities they create

In the last month, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association’s members raised $468,100 for Nevada’s COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force. SNHBA CEO Nat Hodgson said his goal was $300,000.

Homebuilding industry remains strong, supportive during pandemic

The effects of the pandemic have thrown the world for a loop in ways no one has ever felt before. The age of COVID-19 has affected our health system, filled our news feeds and changed the way we live and do business. Despite all forecasts pointing to an triumphant 2020, no one could have predicted that a virus would be able to shut down the Las Vegas Strip. But during a time of tragedy, when many are feeling fear, discomfort and uncertainty, there has been an overwhelming amount of compassion and acts of kindness.

Home Builders Research webinar looks at Las Vegas housing market

Representatives of the Las Vegas housing industry got a briefing Thursday that showed net sales and buyer traffic have rebounded slightly after a steep decline following the shutdown of the casino industry and other non-essential businesses in March due to COVID-19.

Vegas building industry supports community in crisis

Longtime Las Vegas builder Richard Plaster, CEO of Signature Homes, went to Singapore for vacation March 19. He is still there, riding out the global pandemic shutdown. Through text messages he said he has been seeking medical supplies for Nevada.

Social media influences architectural design

Instagram culture is redefining architectural design across the country, in both commercial and residential spaces. In recent years, architecture and design firms have been introducing a new concept referred to as “Instagram spots” in their designs to keep up with the growing social media trends.

People still buying houses but experts say slowdown will continue

New home sales dipped sharply during the week Nevada shut down all of its casinos and nonessential businesses, but nearly 200 sales took place, and prospective buyers continued to keep appointments to tour model homes of builders.

Southern Nevada homebuilders challenged to use water efficiently

The availability of sufficient water resources to meet the needs of an expanding population will continue to be a challenge for the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and its community partners over the next decade.

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