Money

Are you considered rich in your state?

Are you rich? Do you know what it takes to be considered rich where you live? If you are trying to keep up with the Joneses (or you are them), what do you earn or have that puts you in the “rich” category? One favorite determinant is accumulated wealth. If you own a million-dollar home…

Las Vegas homes

Vegas returns to more normal housing market

After years of a squeaky tight housing market, it’s getting easier to buy a home in Las Vegas. The two biggest indicators of a shift from a sellers’ to a buyers’ market (or probably more likely a balanced one) is that the median housing price in Vegas has remained the same for three straight months.…

Hispanic family

Hispanics drive U.S. home ownership and job growth

While Hispanics make up just north of 18 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for more than three-fifths of the growth in home ownership over the past decade, according to an annual report of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, or NAHREP. The report said Hispanics made up 39.6 percent of household…

Pool at Las Vegas retirement community

RetireNV: Vegas 55+ retirement communities

Las Vegas retirement communities range from luxury with golf and activity centers to active but lower budget developments Massive and wide-ranging activity centers at Vegas retirement communities Luxury and luxury on a budget Low cost, comfortable and safe neighborhoods By Hal DeKeyser With all the sunshine, low tax and cost of living and things to do,…