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New Listing: 8123 Dolly Varden Avenue | Kings Beach

Kings Beach Home for Sale This beautifully remodeled mountain cabin offers a desirable location across the street from the grassy athletic fields of Kings Beach Elementary School. The Dolly Varden Cabin features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a separate 1 bed / 1 bath in-law quarters and a bonus detached artist studio. This property has been completely remodeled with modern amenities yet retains its old Tahoe charm creating a warm and inviting home.

April 2015 Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Report

The Lake Tahoe Real Estate is Strong Going Into Summer 2015 Spring has sprung in Lake Tahoe and with 4 months behind us we have some great 2015 real estate sales data to crunch.

SOLD: 1380 Commonwealth Drive | Kingswood Estates

SOLD: 05/08/2015 | $632,500 Lake Tahoe Home for Sale This fantastic mountain retreat is located in the desirable Kingswood Estates neighborhood and features views of Lake Tahoe and a sunny orientation. Most rooms feature vaulted ceilings with open beams giving the house classic Tahoe styling. The kitchen, master bathroom, and guest bathroom have been tastefully remodeled making this home move-in ready. The large family room with gas fireplace and pool table will surely be the center of entertainment. This house is a great opportunity and is ready for your enjoyment.

New Listing: 350 Pioneer Way | Tahoe City

Tahoe City Home for Sale This classic mountain chalet offers a desirable downtown Tahoe City location that is walking distance to the lake, shops and nightlife. The Pioneer Chalet features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a bonus staircase accessed loft and an open concept great room with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. The sunny west facing front deck creates the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon while taking in views of the surrounding mountains.

New Listing: 3175 Polaris Road | Tahoe City

Tahoe City Home for Sale This custom mountain home is located near the Tahoe City Nordic center offering the perfect spot for any outdoor enthusiast. The spacious floor plan encompasses 3 bedrooms (each with its own en-suite bathroom), an open concept kitchen, and a large great room. The remodeled chef’s kitchen features cherry cabinetry, granite slab countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Relax in the hot tub on the expansive back deck while taking in the beautiful, landscaped back yard with wooded views.

JUST LISTED: 547 Tallac St. | Carnelian Bay Real Estate

 547 Tallac St. Vacant Land For Sale in Carnelian Bay, CA Lot Description Build your Lake Tahoe dream home on this alluring and level Carnelian Bay lot. Located on a quiet street that backs to acreage, this lot offers a tranquil setting with easy access to Carnelian Bay activities and amenities. A blanket of afternoon sun graces the back side of this lot offering the perfect space to build an expansive sunny deck with wooded views.

Jim Porter: HOA may adopt reasonable rules and fees | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Many of us live in subdivisions managed by a homeowner association. The rights and duties of association members and the board of directors are spelled out in the unwieldy Davis-Stirling Act.   My biggest beef with the Act is that it applies to little subdivisions as well as giant subdivisions with thousands of owners, one size fits all, so it’s overkill and unduly burdensome on little HOA’s.

January 2015 Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Report

Welcome to the first Lake Tahoe real estate market report for 2015. So far this year, the Truckee and Tahoe real estate markets are showing signs of continued appreciation. However, I anticipate that the rate of appreciation might be slowing down due to lower inventory levels and slightly lower demand due to continued price increases as well as rising interest rates.  If I had to guess, I would say that the median housing price in Tahoe and Truckee will rise 5-10% in 2015.

SOLD! 10281 Stoneridge Drive | Truckee Real Estate

SOLD $260,000 Property Description This spacious, sunny townhouse is conveniently located just above Downtown Truckee and offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a one-car garage. With an open concept kitchen and living area and beautiful wooded views, the new owner is sure to make many memories in his new home.

SOLD! 7226 2nd Ave | Tahoma Land For Sale

SOLD $120,000 Lot Description This tranquil and level 100′ Tahoma lot offers the perfect place to build your Lake Tahoe Dream Home. Enjoy everything the West Shore of Lake Tahoe has to offer just a short distance away from this lot. In the summer months, spend your days lounging at Chamber’s Landing Beach, launch your boat at Obexer’s Marina or enjoy the hiking trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park. In the winter, Homewood Ski Resort is just a quick drive away offering the best views of the lake of any ski resort in the region.

Top 5 November Events in North Lake Tahoe

Top 5 November Events in North Lake Tahoe Happy November!

October 2014 Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Report and Analysis

October 2014 Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Report The North Lake Tahoe and Truckee real estate markets continue to show strength going into the final months of the year with sales of $1M+ properties leading the charge.  Although sales volume is down 16% over last year, we continue to see the average and median home price push upwards with each new sale.  In 2014 distressed home sales (REO & Short Sales) are few and far between which has had a positive impact on the Lake Tahoe real estate markets.  We continue to see a surge in Tahoe luxury home sales  ... 

JUST LISTED: 205 Alpine Meadows Road #2 | Condo For Sale

JUST LISTED: 205 Alpine Meadows Road #2 | Condo For Sale   Property Description Living is easy in this desirable Alpine Meadows townhouse that features majestic views of Thunder Ridge. With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a bonus staircase accessed loft, this property can accommodate your group and have everyone on the ski slopes in no time. The updated kitchen and living area feature vaulted ceilings and open up to a sunny back deck surrounded by picturesque mountain views, perfect for an afternoon barbecue with friends and family.

Turnkey Rental Property in Tahoma

The Perfect Tahoma Retreat with Rental History This is your chance to own a cozy 2 bed / 2 bath Tahoma property with a fantastic rental history!

Top 5 Halloween Parties in North Lake Tahoe

Top 5 Halloween Parties in North Lake Tahoe   Halloween is almost here! Not sure what to do?

Lake Tahoe Winter Weather Outlook from NOAA

Lake Tahoe Winter Weather Outlook from NOAA As we creep closer and closer to winter, we can’t help but wonder what the snow gods will bring us this year.  See what NOAA is saying about the status of our drought, what is happening with El Nino and what’s in store for us this winter. This second video goes into the science of seasonal weather prediction in the Sierra and western Nevada and explains why it’s so tricky.

FREE Summer Music in Lake Tahoe

Summer in Lake Tahoe is just around the bend and with it comes FREE music almost every night of the week! Spend your days enjoying the endless outdoor Tahoe activities that we all love and then finish off your day with some awesome live music. Kick back and relax or get up and dance!

JUST LISTED! 6632 Pine St | Tahoma Real Estate

Property Description Offered turn-key, this custom mountain cabin with an established rental history is the ultimate Tahoma retreat. This beautiful home has been impeccably maintained and features 2 master suites, a river rock fireplace, vaulted ceilings and tasteful rustic furnishings. Enjoy everything the West Shore of Lake Tahoe has to offer just a short distance away from this cozy cabin. In the summer months, spend your days lounging at Chamber’s Landing Beach, launch your boat at Obexer’s Marina or enjoy the hiking trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park.

Lake Tahoe Condo Breaks Real Estate Records

Lake Tahoe Condo Breaks Real Estate Records A Lake Tahoe Luxury Condo has recently sold for more than $6.7 million – making it the highest priced free-standing condo sale at Tahoe to date. Located in the Stillwater Cove residence on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, this 6,400 square foot condo is three stories high and features four bedrooms, an elevator, a sunken wet bar,  breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and access to the Stillwater Cove Amenities. The Lake Tahoe Luxury Market has seen significant growth in 2014.

Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Report, Jan. – Apr. 2014

The  real estate markets continue to show strength in 2014 with single family home pricing up significantly over 2013.  After the first 4 months of 2014 we have seen fewer home sales than the previous year but average and median single family home pricing is rising due to a continuation of high buyer demand, low inventory levels, lower levels of distressed home sales (REO and Short Sales) and an increase in luxury homes sales.  These are all signs of a healthy increasing market and we anticipate a strong summer of sales in the Lake Tahoe real estate markets.

Lake Tahoe Boat Inspection Stations Open for Season

Lake Tahoe Boat Inspection Sations Open for Season The Lake Tahoe boating season is here!

The Ultimate Spring Skiing Weekend in Lake Tahoe

This weekend is shaping up to be the ultimate spring skiing extravaganza in Lake Tahoe. With the recent snowfall followed by warm temperatures, the snow is in prime corn condition. To top it off, all of our favorite spring events are taking place at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. This is one weekend not to miss in Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe Spring Events this Weekend Cushing Crossing  Where: Squaw Valley When: Saturday, April 12 | 1pm – 3pm The 24th Annual Cushing Crossing is back!

$25 Lift Tickets at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows

If you are looking for discounted lift tickets this spring to ski at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows I have good news for you!  A $25 donation to Sierra Senior Services will get you a lift ticket that is valid between April 6th and the end of the season.