KB Home Rolls Out Plan for Latest Community

On the back of a solid home buying month in the Las Vegas area, KB Home recently revealed its latest residential community in the area. The homebuilder announced the opening of Portola Hills in Henderson, one of the areas of the Las Vegas Valley that has been shouldering a lot of the development load during recent years. The homes that are set to be built at Portola Hills will be customizable to the buyer’s liking.

On the heels of a solid homebuying month in the Las Vegas area, KB Home recently revealed plans for its latest residential community. The homebuilder announced the opening of Portola Hills in Henderson, a favorite development destination in recent years.

One of KB Home’s single-family plans at Portola Hills

KB Home plans to offer 31 semi-custom homes that can be “personalized to reflect each individual homebuyer’s preferences through our unique homebuilding process,” Rob McGibney, president of the company’s Las Vegas division, explained in a statement.

The homes will be available in one- and two-story floor plans ranging in size between 1,849 and 3,059 square feet. KB Home’s residents will be ENERGY STAR-qualified structures designed to save energy costs.

Prices will start in the high $200,000s. Well-regarded public schools are nearby: Coronado High School, Bob Miller Middle School, and Glen Taylor Elementary School.

Greater Las Vegas’ single-family home market in the Las Vegas area has been improving for some time now. According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, month-over-month figures show that the number of single-family sales went up 37.8 percent in March. Sale prices of the 2,707 homes sold last month traded hands in March stood at $205,000, virtually unchanged from February but 5.1 percent higher than in March 2014, when the average price stood at $195,000.

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