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Lied Center for Real Estate News

The Lied Center for Real Estate (Formerly Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) was established in 1989 by the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to foster excellence in real estate education and research. The center was endowed in 1991 through a generous gift and a challenge grant from the Ernest F. Lied Foundation Trust.

Current Real Estate News

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Business and Community | March 21, 2022

April 20 conference to feature economic and real estate forecasts for the coming year. 

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Campus News | February 10, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

An aerial photograph of homes in a Southern Nevada neighborhood.
Business and Community | October 29, 2021

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

An apartment complex in Las Vegas
Business and Community | October 29, 2021

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

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Campus News | September 7, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting community and perseverance at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

Real Estate In The News

Nevada Current
August 11, 2022

Builders in Southern Nevada sold 434 homes in July, down from 713 the previous month, according to analyst Home Builders Research, sparking concerns about rippling economic effects.

Nevada Current
June 28, 2022

Across America, working folk with no capital and lackluster credit are becoming vacation rental tycoons by amassing multiple properties. But with interest rates on the rise and a possible recession looming, the risky loan product that helps level the playing field for the little guy is falling out of favor with some lenders.

This Is Reno
May 17, 2022

More than half of Nevada homeowners with mortgages are considered “equity rich” according to real estate data analyst ATTOM, meaning they owe less than 50% of their property’s market value.

Nevada Current
May 17, 2022

More than half of Nevada homeowners with mortgages are considered “equity rich” according to real estate data analyst ATTOM, meaning they owe less than 50% of their property’s market value. 

The Hans India
March 4, 2022

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have progressively gained popularity and have managed to make some space in the Indian market's investment portfolio. We may expect it to play a bigger role in over time, given its ability to offer high returns from both income and capital appreciation.

Marketplace
February 4, 2022

It’s hard enough for would-be homebuyers in this hot housing market, but for families with kids, there are additional factors. They have to think about whether there are schools in areas they can afford — and how good those schools are. Outdoor space, or even access to parks, is also a consideration. And for those resources, they’ll pay a premium.

Recent Real Estate Accomplishments

April 13, 2021
Olivia Cheche (Political Science) and Peter Grema (Economics) presented their research at the 2021 Western Regional Honors Council Virtual Conference, last week. Cheche's research on "The Culture of Policing in Las Vegas" presents national and local data on disparities related to the racial, social, and fiscal aspects within the Las Vegas…
March 22, 2021
Vivek Sah (Lied Center for Real Estate) has been selected to serve as the vice program chair on the American Real Estate Society (ARES) board of directors for 2021-22. ARES is one of the leading and premier academic real estate organizations in the world. 
July 1, 2020
Vivek Sah (Lied Center for Real Estate) has been elected to serve a full five-year term on the American Real Estate Society (ARES) board of directors as an at-large member. ARES is one of the leading and premier academic real estate organizations in the world. 
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.