LAKE TAHOE REAL ESTATE Category
This is the second part in our series on building a dream home in Lake Tahoe. We're following builder Peter Stromberg and going through the same steps he is taking, from inception to completion. I'll be sharing pictures, tips and pointers so you can see what is involved and the beautiful outcome you can have! Step 1 was covered in a previous article and I talked of locating the perfect lot. Now that Peter bought the lot in Montgomery Estates he...Continue Reading!
There was once a day when Real Estate buyers would walk into a big brand Real Estate Office and ask to have someone show them around. Today's successful home buyer has a much different approach to selecting the home they want to purchase and this is especially true when looking for a Lake Tahoe home for sale. Home buyers and sellers today are utilizing the internet and know much more about what they want way before they tour the first home for...Continue Reading!
The most important decision you'll make in your Lake Tahoe real estate transaction is selecting the a good Realtor. After that, everything is simple with the guidance of a trusted expert who is there to look out for your best interest. Why is selecting a Realtor so important, aren't they all the same? No, not all Realtors are the same. Some are new, some have been in the business for decades, some are dedicated and committed, others are just in it for their...Continue Reading!
The summer has wrapped up and now South Lake Tahoe can get back to a nice, casual pace. I've been so busy this summer with people calling or walking in the door every day to look for a home to purchase in our mountain paradise. That's whats been great about having my office in the Heavenly Village...right in the middle of all the action! Fewer homes for sale equals less sales volume: The number of new listings of homes for sale in...Continue Reading!
Selling a home in Lake Tahoe doesn't have to be a daunting task, and can actually be easy if you know that your number one rule is to secure the right Realtor. The success of selling your home is almost completely dependent on the Realtor you select, not the real estate company you choose! I have created a seller's guide to selling Lake Tahoe homes so my clients (and future clients) will know what to expect. The Process of Selling your Lake...Continue Reading!
In South Lake Tahoe, closed sales of homes were down 11.6% in July and the median sales price went up 19.7% to $337,500. The reasons for this were explained in an earlier article. There are a few areas that experienced an increase in both closed sales and median sales price and the Bijou Neighborhood was one of them. The Bijou neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe is centrally located and residents have easy access to everything there is to do on the...Continue Reading!
With a median sales price for homes and condos sold for the month of July at $370,000, the South Lake Tahoe real estate market had positive news. Median Sales Price of Closed Sales in South Lake Tahoe is Up In July, the median sales price for the month was up 25.8% over July of 2013. When looking over the last 12 months, homes sold had a median selling price of $335,000, which is up almost 20% from the prior year. In South Lake Tahoe...Continue Reading!
Many of my clients who are interested in buying a home in Lake Tahoe don't realize there are two states as well as North Shore and South Shore options to choose from. They just want to buy their vacation home in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Part of my job is to give consultation to home buyers on where is the best part of the lake that will meet or exceed their needs. And one of the...Continue Reading!
Lake Tahoe: "The Jewel of the Sierra" and "The Lake of the Sky" are just two names for this mountain paradise. For many of us, it's home and for a lot more, it's a place where they want to own a home. I have built my website features around what people are looking for in Lake Tahoe real estate, and my "search" page is a great place to start. On this new search page the Tahoe home buyer or seller can search...Continue Reading!
South Lake Tahoe is divided into several different areas and neighborhoods, both of which are beneficial to the home owner, home buyer and local resident. Neighborhood characteristics help people decide where they would like to buy their Lake Tahoe home as well as serve as location markers. Sierra Tract Neighborhood The Sierra Tract neighborhood is an older area comprised of smaller, starter homes as well as homes along the meadow and Truckee River, and larger, new homes. http://youtu.be/4MZxvNuB_SY The median sales price of homes...Continue Reading!