Yearly Archives: 2014

Las Vegas Residents Invited To 3rd Annual Homeowners Night May 29

City of Las Vegas residents are invited to the Development Services Center Thursday, May 29, starting at 6 p.m., for the third annual Homeowners Night. The center is located at 333 N. Rancho Drive. Residents can learn how to obtain a permit for work previously performed on their home, get information on code violations and what work requires a permit, apply for a permit for new work, learn how to work with contractors, and improve their knowledge of electrical safety. Workshops that will be offered are

Bipartisan tax-relief effort for struggling homeowners

In an op-ed which ran in The Hill today, U.S. Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) called on Congress to renew the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act to help the millions of families across the country struggling to avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes.

Heller Urges Senate Finance to Take up Tax Extenders and Include State, Local Sales...

Today, U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) penned a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, asking them to move forward on tax extenders legislation. In the letter, Heller urges the Committee to include a continuation of the state and local sales tax deduction. This tax deduction is “a vital component of our economy, spurring growth and creating jobs,” Heller said


Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez will host a Twitter Town Hall as part of National Consumer Protection Week. This event, an initiative of the Home Again: Nevada Homeowner Relief Program will give Nevadans the opportunity to ask housing counselors about buying a home, credit restoration, loan modification, foreclosure and other free resources available to all Nevadans.

Horsford Urges A Vote On The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Representative Steven Horsford (NV-4) took to the House floor to urge a vote on H.R. 3370, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

25th Anniversary for the NVAR Legal Information Line

The NVAR Legal Information Line continues to rank as the #1 service by members, according to annual member surveys. Darrell Plummer, Broker/Owner of Sierra Nevada Properties in Reno, says, “I have been very pleased with the NVAR Legal Information Line for years. Access to free legal advice as a Broker to help my agents is one of the best services offered by the Nevada Association of REALTORS®. Calling an attorney who understands our industry, is familiar with our contracts and disclosure forms saves time and money and gives me confidence I am getting good direction for our agent and customer to avoid potential litigation issues. What a great risk reduction service for our REALTOR® members.”

Skatepark Construction Groundbreaking Jan. 6 At Justice Myron E. Leavitt And Jaycee Community Park

The public is invited to join Ward 3 Councilman Bob Coffin and Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell for a groundbreaking at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, for a new skatepark to be added to the Justice Myron E. Leavitt and Jaycee Community Park, located at Eastern and East St. Louis avenues


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.”



The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comments on a proposal to sell 40 parcels totaling 754.88 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. The competitive sale would be by sealed and oral bidding in accordance with the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). A Notice of Realty Action published in today’s Federal Register opens a 45-day comment period which will close January 8, 2018.