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Current Real Estate Studies News

An apartment complex in Las Vegas
Business and Community | August 16, 2019

Quarterly report from the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies provides zip code-specific data for apartment market trends throughout Las Vegas.

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and Community | April 2, 2019

Director of UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies offers key factors to consider when finding your permanent home.

Lee Business School
Business and Community | March 9, 2018

Monthly report is packed with zip code-specific data and offers insight on housing market trends statewide.

entrance to library
People | August 29, 2017

Ernst Lied and his namesake library continue to play an important part in the everyday lives of UNLV students.

John Nguyen deals Show Pai
Business and Community | January 5, 2016

Media coverage from 2015 highlighting research partnerships between UNLV and industry that support regional economic development.

Campus News | April 29, 2014

Edward Coulson, professor of real estate studies at Penn State University and noted expert in urban and housing economics, will join UNLV Aug. 1.

Real Estate Studies In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 21, 2020

Las Vegas’ foreclosure rate was above the national average in 2019 but fell to its lowest point in years, a new report shows.

The Dallas Morning News
September 17, 2019

It’s an age-old question that gets asked time and again by folks on the fence: Is it better to buy a home or rent? The answer, of course, has always depended on personal circumstances and market conditions.

Fox News
July 25, 2019

After five years of living in sunny California, Billy Mitchell decided to leave the Golden State for the Nevada desert, where he could get more bang for his buck.

Vegas Inc
March 18, 2019

Lakeside Weddings & Events donated 168 bags filled with toiletries to the Shade Tree.

February 6, 2019

When the bottom fell out of the mortgage market in the run-up to the Great Recession, Las Vegas homeowners found themselves at the epicenter of a catastrophe. Nearly one in four who bought new homes at the housing market’s peak in 2007 fell into foreclosure. For buyers of existing homes, whose values plunged even more dramatically, default claimed closer to half. Nevada led the nation in foreclosures for 62 straight months during the Great Recession.

Reno Gazette-Journal
January 24, 2019

Nevada's first-in-the nation growth to start this century was slowed by the Great Recession. But according to two recent surveys, that population growth could be resuming.

Real Estate Studies Experts

Director of university's Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies and noted expert on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and housing. 

Recent Real Estate Studies Accomplishments

December 12, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) served as faculty advisor to real estate majors Janet Clark and Ruidong Luo who finished third in the University of Maryland's 2019 National Colvin Case Study Challenge. The Challenge is a national intercollegiate real estate case study competition where students document recent innovative real...
October 7, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented his paper, "Steering Consumers to Affiliated Financial Services: Evidence from Brokered Housing Transactions," at the Cambridge-NUS-University of Florida Symposium at University of Cambridge.
March 18, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented "Regional Housing Update: UNLV/Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies" as part of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors' (GLVAR) 2019 GLVAR Leadership Training Series.
February 19, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was ranked the 34th most prolific real estate author in the world based on the most recent version of the Journal of Real Estate Literature’s annual publication of the real estate academic leadership (REAL) rankings. The rankings were based on publications in the three most respected real estate...
January 2, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented a seminar on current trends in the Nevada housing market to local real estate professionals at an event hosted by Pinnacle Lending Group and Chicago Title.
November 19, 2018
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently participated as a panel expert during the Las Vegas Market Symposium 2018 hosted by the Nevada chapter of the Appraisal Institute. The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries throughout...