Monthly Archives: September 2018

Headline Unemployment Falls in August


According to the latest statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment rates were lower in August in 13 states, higher in 3 states, and stable in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Eleven states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier and 39 states and the District had little or no… Read more »

Las Vegas Tourism Stats Trend Down in July


The latest statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are out, and they show downward trends in most tourism indicators for the month of July. As noted on our blog, air traffic was up 2.3 percent from a year ago. However, traffic on I-15 was down 2 percent and overall visitor volume… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Prices Rise in August


The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) reported that the median price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) during August was $295,000, matching the median price in May. That’s up 1.7 percent from July and up 13.5 percent from $260,000 in August of 2017. The median price of local condos… Read more »