Improving local fundamentals, which include job growth, population growth and strong visitor volume, is helping to cause effective demand for housing in Southern Nevada. Additionally, the market remains a key destination for retirees and snowbirds.
Las Vegas has gone from boom to bust to something that looks more like normalization. Demand factors like employment are back above pre-recession highs and population is about 2.25 Million, implying a demand for at least 830,000 housing units and likely more. Ho... read more
The Raider's move to Las Vegas is something that Las Vegas residents can be proud of and visitors will enjoy seeing. Our city continues to be one of the most exciting, growing areas in the country. Now that media publications have been trumpeting the move, we decided it was important to take a look at some the potential impacts the relocation may have on housing.
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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
We see the Raiders move to Las Vegas as strongly positive, but as part of a... read more
This series of small exhibits illustrates Las Vegas home prices using the repeat sale index from S&P Down Jones Case-Shiller. We examine some of the causal components which may have altered the price path at different times. note that in the year-over-year exhibit, the rate of price growth slowed in 2015 and flat prices are largely persistent today. Not all homes would have this same trajectory and price can vary substantially by highly localized supply and demand factors. For an estimate of what a specifi... read more