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November 8, 2017

Its sponsors say this is the first self-driving vehicle in the United State to offer rides to the public for free, in live traffic.  Keolis, a world wide transportation company that already operates the Las Vegas public transportation system, is the owner of the vehicl...

October 30, 2017

 Howmuch.net assembled an interesting graphic to show what size home can be purchased for $200,400.  Coastal states tended to cost more per square foot than states located in the heartland of the U.S.

Best Buy States

1.  Indiana

2.  Arkansas

3.  Missouri

4.  West...

July 28, 2017

In an article from MHansen.com, and taking charts from the Case-Shiller housing reports, Mark Hansen believes there is absolutely a case to be made for another housing bubble.  Hansen believes that the current housing is at a point higher than the 2006-2007 peak, just...

July 7, 2017

From "Pricenomics"

Does neighborhood crime affect local housing rental prices?   What effect does violent crime have on the desirability of the community?

Pricenomics compared the crime statistics data from major U.S. cities to rent prices and found that increasing viole...

June 30, 2017

Pot sales are legal for adults in the state of Nevada starting Saturday July 1.  Nevada joins Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington allowing adults to buy marijuana in licensed stores for recreational purposes.

This is not an unlimited ability to buy with no restricti...

June 28, 2017

The U.S. Federal government owns 84.9% of the lands of Nevada.  The most government ownership of any of the 50 states.  The Federal government owns more of Nevada than Utah - 64.9%, Idaho - 61.6% or Alaska - 61.2%, the next 3 largest land ownership percentages .

Th...

June 26, 2017

The Las Vegas City Council passed new, stricter regulations for short-term home rentals.  Short term rentals have been gaining in popularity since the advent of AirBNB and other vacation rentals.  The City Council has been addressing complaints by neighbors of late nig...

April 18, 2017

Wonder of wonders!  Lake Mead will finally receive an above-average water flow from this years' Rocky Mountain snow pack.  The water will be released through the Colorado River from the upstream reservoir Lake Powell into Lake Mead.  This inflow doesn't begin to solve...

March 7, 2017

Hyperloop One is building a test track near Las Vegas for its 500 mph rail cars.  Hyperloop One is the brainchild of Tesla's Elon Musk and the product is being tested a half hour north of Las Vegas.

Musk believes that a near supersonic railcar could revolutionize transp...

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