Education & Training

Education & Training

Nevada Housing Division commemorates National Homeownership Month

The Nevada Housing Division (NHD) this month is honoring National Homeownership Month by highlighting programs and services that are helping Nevadans realize the dream of homeownership

Nadel Architects Promotes Mark Mikelson to Retail Division Director

Torrance, CA - September 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nadel Architects has promoted Mark B. Mikelson, AIA, LEED AP senior vice president to director of the firm’s retail division. Mikelson, who has over 27 years of experience in retail development and is a licensed architect in Nevada, Arizona and California, will head the division out of the Nevada office, where he previously served as managing principal.

Reid’s Office Holds Mortgage Assistance Workshop With U.S. Teasury’s Hardest Hit Fund

Las Vegas, NV - September 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The office of Nevada Senator Harry Reid and Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation will host a mortgage assistance workshop in Las Vegas at East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center on Saturday, September 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homeowners with a second mortgage and those that are currently unemployed or underemployed may be eligible for assistance from Nevada’s Hardest Hit Fund- $196 million in federal funding brought to the state to help struggling homeowners. This is the third mortgage assistance workshop that Senator Reid has hosted in Southern Nevada this year

Free Las Vegas Short Sale Seminar Presented March 31st, 2012

Las Vegas, NV - March 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Felipe Crook and Mark Minelli of Realty One Group invites homeowners to attend a free Las Vegas short sale seminar to help navigate the complicated myths and realities of the short sale process. Minelli and Crook, a Certified Short Sale Professional, will team with a prominent Las Vegas attorney Eric Earley of The Law Office of Eric Earley, Donna Jo Swift-Branch Manager of Southern Fidelity Mortgage, and Nevada Title to educate distressed homeowners of options to avoid foreclosure. The seminar will be March 31st, 2012 from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Realty One Group, 6475 S. Rainbow Blvd Ste 102 Las Vegas, NV 89118.

Lori Ballen with Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas fills room for Real Estate Internet...

Las Vegas, NV - January 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- LORI BALLEN , a leading real estate professional with KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA who was previously awarded with the Internet Marketing Specialist designation for her proficiency in using Internet marketing strategies to help her customers market their properties throughout the Web, has closed out another successful “boot camp” style training for Real Estate Agents in Las Vegas.

Coldwell Banker Premier Realty Broker Provides Foresight and Outlook For Crystal Ball and discusses...

Las Vegas, NV - January 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Robert (Bob) Hamrick, Chairman and CEO of Coldwell Banker Premier Realty (CBPR), will speak to real estate professionals at the first Crystal Ball Seminar event of the new year, on Friday, January 20, 8:30-10:00 am at the Alexis Park Resort, 375 East Harmon, Las Vegas 89169. Hamrick, who cut his teeth in the real estate industry in the early 1980’s, will discuss the current housing market in Southern Nevada as well as provide information about his company’s innovative Neighborhood Awareness Campaign (NAC). The NAC’s are a series of grass root initiatives that help educate homeowners about a variety of housing programs. CBPR sales associates are at ground zero going door-to-door speaking with residents and offering help for consumers who are upside down in their mortgage and don’t know what to do about it. “Even though ‘short sale’, ‘foreclosure’, ‘loan modification’ ‘deficiency judgments ‘are the current buzz words, most homeowners have little idea what these terms mean or what a short sale process looks like. We have assembled a team of real estate professionals to provide answers and accurate information that people deserve to know,” says Hamrick.

The Ballen Group Launches ‘Mentorship To Success’, A Program For New Nevada Real Estate...

Las Vegas, NV - December 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mentorship to Success, a program developed by Richard & Lori Ballen, launched today in Las Vegas. The program helps people get their Nevada Real Estate License and in a real estate training program. Richard and Lori Ballen own an award winning real estate team in Nevada. They hold offices at Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas. In their un-relentless search to find talent for their team, especially on the buyer side, they realized something needed to change. Richard and Lori saw a need for in depth training and guidance for those just stepping out of a Nevada Real Estate School. “Real Estate Schools do not give you actual training on doing real estate”, says Lori Ballen. “Real Estate Schools are designed to give you what you need to pass your test and not a whole lot more” says Richard. “Agents need hands on training” finishes Lori.

Coldwell Banker Premier Realty Uses Technology Tools to Reach Next Generation of Agents

LAS VEGAS, CA - October 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Local broker, Coldwell Banker Premier Realty (CBPR) believes opportunities still abound even in this unique housing market, and is keeping their eye on the future of real estate by attracting the connected, tech savvy agent. According to the National Association of Realtor (NAR), the median age of Realtors® is 56 years old, yet the average age of a first time buyer was 30. Fifty percent of those buyers were first time home buyers. “It's important to have our sales associates operating on the same playing field as these younger buyers,” says Bob Hamrick, CBPR’s Chairman and CEO.

Las Vegas Real Estate Agent Team and Short Sale Specialists Seek Talent

September 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) Somebody said it couldn't be done, But he with a chuckle replied That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he hid it.

Rob Flitton, “The Closer”, REALTOR ® Achieves the Coveted Designation of CERTIFIED INVESTOR AGENT...

LAS VEGAS, NV - July 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rob Flitton, “The Closer”, of RE/MAX CENTRAL in Las Vegas, a talented and successful REALTOR® with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate and land development industries, has achieved yet another important milestone as a CERTIFIED INVESTOR AGENT SPECIALIST ™ (CIAS).

Shanta Patton- Patton Team – Realty ONE Group Earns Real Estate, Short Sale Designation...

Las Vegas, NV - May 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Shanta Patton of Realty ONE Group in Las Vegas has earned the prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance, with a particular emphasis on short sales. At a time when millions of homeowners are struggling with the possibility of foreclosure, the skills and education amassed by Patton will help benefit Las Vegas/Henderson area residents and communities.

Claremont Information Systems Launches Short Sale ProLogic In Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - March 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Claremont Information Systems, the real estate industry’s leading provider of distressed real estate data, today announced the launch of its online software system, Short Sale ProLogic. Recently launched in Colorado, this powerful online distressed property tracking tool is now available to real estate professionals in Nevada. It allows first access to nearly 8,039 foreclosures and pre- foreclosures in Nevada.

Volunteers From First American Financial Corporation and Hispanic and Asian Real Estate Trade Groups...

October 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Volunteers from First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for residential and commercial real estate transactions, and members of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) will help build two affordable Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas homes in the Vegas Heights neighborhood on Oct. 9. More than 50 volunteers will participate in the project

Local Las Vegas Real Estate School of Nevada offers HUGE Blow Out for Independence...

Las Vegas, NV - July 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate School of Nevada, Nevada's oldest and largest real estate education provider, specializing in Las Vegas and Henderson Nevada real estate licensing programs and advanced real estate education, is promoting a limited time Independence Special offering a $99.00 course to compete the required study to obtain a Nevada Real Estate License In order to obtain the $99.00 Special, Interested students must enroll online by midnight July 5th, 2010. Details and Package Description can be found at

Local Las Vegas Real Estate School of Nevada for Nevada Real Estate Licensing offers...

Las Vegas, NV - June 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate School of Nevada, a Nevada Real Estate Licensing School and leader in Nevada Real Estate Education, is promoting a limited time Summer Special offering a $199.00 course to compete the required study to obtain a Nevada Real Estate License

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Nevada Short Sale Information – FTC Cracks Down on Loan Modification...

Las Vegas, NV - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Effective January 31, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission has banned loan modification companies from charging up-front fees for negotiating modifications of residential mortgage loans. According to Eric Witksoki, Chief of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and the state consumer advocate, “Money spent on mortgage modification consultants is a bad bet for consumers.” Additionally, Witkoski commented that spending money on loan modification is “worse than some of the odds at the casino tables.”

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Calmwater Capital Provides $36.7 Million for Mountains Edge Marketplace in Las...

Calmwater Capital, a leading, national direct real estate lender, has originated a $36.7 million loan for Remington Nevada to refinance existing debt and finance remaining construction of the Mountains Edge Marketplace in southwest Las Vegas. Once completed, the 101,000-square-foot retail property, anchored by Albertsons, will be located at the corner of Blue Diamond Road and South Buffalo Drive, adjacent to the Mountains Edge master planned community.