After five years as the state with the highest foreclosure rate, Nevada has lost its crown to Florida.
U.S. home prices in November extended their steady recovery from the housing bust, rising 7.4% compared with a year ago. It was the biggest year-over-year increase in 6½ years.
An attorney and former pro tem justice of the peace has pleaded guilty for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
Nevada’s state attorney general and the head of a Las Vegas nonprofit consumer counseling agency are unveiling a program aimed at giving distressed homeowners facing foreclosure a one-stop place to seek help.
Sales of foreclosed homes continue to decline in Nevada, while lenders were more willing to agree to short sales.
Between January and October, the Las Vegas constable’s office has served just over 17,000 eviction notices. That’s down from nearly 37,000 evictions in 2011.
Foreclosures are up in Nevada for the first time in nearly three years.
A new report by the research firm Zillow says the median home price in the valley rose 7% in the third quarter.
Nevada officials report more interest in real estate careers just as housing prices start ticking up.
Foreclosure sales accounted for 43 percent of all home sales in Nevada in the second quarter, tying Georgia for the highest percentage in the nation.