Lake Tahoe and Truckee Real Estate

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Lake Tahoe and Truckee news, information, lifestyle, and real estate information. Area market analysis, tips and tricks for selling homes, and information to help buyers get the best deals possible. Along with real estate info I provide a glimpse of what its like to live in play in Lake Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, and Squaw Valley.
Tahoe is getting ready for a week of large weather events that could drop up to 10 feet of snow in the region.  Although this is awesome news for skiers and boarders it is also a time to make sure you are prepared as the roads are going to be bad, visibility is going to be non-existant as snow r...
"When we are dreaming alone it is only a dream. When we are dreaming with others, it is the beginning of reality" Dom Helder Camara I'm a car guy and have always loved exotic sports cars.  So today when I received an e-mail from my Dad featuring some of the hottest sports cars coupled with luxury...
Recent guidelines from Washington have forced a change to the way that loan originators will disclose closing costs for all homebuyers. The purpose of the new Good Faith Estimate is to level the playing field for borrowers comparing loans to be able to make apples to apples comparisons for loan s...
There are some good signs for the Truckee real estate markets going into 2010 and there is a possibility that we are closer to recovery than previously thought.  There are still concerns and questions but most indicators are pointing to a brighter 2010.  The theme over the last 12 months has been...
Last week I had the pleasure to tour one of Martis Camps newest custom homes known as the "Valhalla Estate" which was craftfully constructed by Loverde Builders.  This magnificent estate was designed by the award winning Ward-Young architect group and offers beautiful timberframe construction de...
In the Truckee and Lake Tahoe markets typically the winter is a slow selling season due to the holidays, inclement weather, and due to the fact that properties typically have 4+ feet of snow on the ground.  This year is going to be different!  Why?  The winter selling season in Tahoe/Truckee is ...
I am very excited to announce my partnership with Ski Duck!  SkiDUCK is a national non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Disabled and Underprivileged Children and older Kids by sharing the joys of skiing and snowboarding.  "We are committed to partnering with local organiza...
The last 12 months have been very difficult for the Lake Tahoe/Truckee economy as job losses have been piling up, the dollar has weakened, and there have been a record numbers of distressed home sales.  If you have been trying to sell your home you know that buyers rule the marketplace and homes ...
Low interest rates, favorable home pricing, and first time buyer incentives have helped dramatically increase the number of sales in Truckee and on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe in 2009.  Although the number of sales has increased in these desirable resort communities the average and median home ...
This is a year over year analysis for the general North Lake Tahoe markets which include all neighborhoods between Kings Beach, CA and Homewood, CA.  I have also included an analysis for the neighborhoods between Carnelian Bay, CA and Tahoe City, CA.  Each market analysis is broken into 3 segment...

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