In 2017, we reached a ginormous milestone: We helped Nevadans close more than $3 billion in mortgages since our Home Is Possible (HIP) homebuyer program took flight in September 2014. Suffice it to say, we’re super proud of this mind-blowing number—and the HIP-qualified lenders and real estate
It’s no secret the Las Vegas real estate market has seen more than its fair share of ups and downs in the last decade. Without dwelling on the past, it’s important to remember the area’s bubble—and subsequent burst—in order to put today’s much healthier market into perspective.
“Median home prices in June have increased by 2.9 percent from the previous month to $257,373. That
The results of our 2016 housing survey are in—and are very telling, especially if you’re a renter or know someone who is. Nevada has work to do when it comes to affordable rental housing.
The 2016 Housing
Winning the award for being the country’s #1 state housing agency in 2016 is a big deal. It’s an even bigger deal when you consider that we took top honors for the most mortgages funded through U.S. Bank, though Nevada only ranks 33rd in population by state.
To us at the Nevada Housing Division, winning this
You budget. You plan. You work hard to make ends meet. Good on ya! But if life throws you a curve ball and you find yourself unable to make your mortgage payment, what do you do? Here are four do’s and four don’ts.
Do contact your loan servicer sooner rather than later to explore
Believe it or not, National Home Warranty Day is real, and it happens to be today—February 10. In honor of the day (which was originally submitted for recognition by a home warranty company – go figure!), now’s the perfect time to discuss the
As we wrapped up 2016, we had a chance to stop and look at the numbers and realized that, with the help of our partners, we have been able to help nearly 10,000 Nevadans into homes of their own through our Home Is Possible program. To be precise, the actual number is 9,654 between when we started the program September 22, 2014
Have you dreamed of owning your own home one day? Well, today’s that day. We don’t mean to alarm you. We just want to help you prepare so you get the best deal possible. That’s how we roll.
Below are three reasons to get this house party started sooner rather than later. (Spoiler alert: thousands in money from Nevada Housing Division is one
Whether you’re a long time homeowner, a soon-to-be homebuyer or just someone who cares about not running out of money, budgeting is uber important. (That won’t be that last time you hear us say that, by the way.) Budgeting ensures you can pay the bills you incur, it helps you plan for at least some of the things you want (versus need), and it ensures you address your financial responsibilities
As you may have heard, the Federal Reserve (aka the Fed) bumped up its benchmark interest rate in December 2016—something that’s only happened twice since the financial crisis began in 2008. Granted, it’s only a quarter of one percent, but it’s an increase that can be felt in many ways.