LAKE TAHOE REAL ESTATE Category
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!
Based on Lake Tahoe real estate sales figures and the demand of the home buyer, Glenbrook, Nevada is the hottest neighborhood in Lake Tahoe. Glenbrook Home Sales So far, in the first six months of 2014, 10 homes have sold in Glenbrook, Nevada. This is on last year's pace of 21 homes sold in this exclusive Lake Tahoe neighborhood. The homes that have sold so far this year range from $998,000 to $5,000,000 though there is a short sale in Glenbrook that...Continue Reading!
The California Association of Realtors came out with a report that says most buyers looking for luxury homes prefer hilltops over lakefront and oceanfront homes. The same report shows that 1% of buyers in this market prefer ski resort homes, 16% on golf courses, 9% in resort areas, 4% lakefront and 12% in mountain areas. You will notice that most of these categories fit homes in Lake Tahoe. While these statistics may be true for the whole state, we see a different...Continue Reading!
Dan Spano from Paradise Real Estate sold two Tahoe Keys homes in less than 7 days, and a third one just a bit longer! [gallery link="file" ids="16498,15303,16512"] 2196 Morro Drive - I didn't even get a chance to load all of the photos onto the MLS before there was an offer on this home! The marketing efforts even before putting up the "for sale" sign paid off because a buyer was aware of the listing before it hit the market. The home was...Continue Reading!
Over the next twelve months I'll be following builder Peter Stromberg through his process of building a home in South Lake Tahoe. You'll follow the steps he is taking through the building phase from inception to completion. I'll be sharing pictures, tips and pointers so you can see what is involved and what a beautiful outcome you can have! Step 1: Locating the Perfect Lot Peter came to me last year with the goal of finding the right lot for this new construction...Continue Reading!
I am seeing a big increase in lake front homes sales in South Lake Tahoe on both the CA. and NV. sides of the state line. Nevada Lakefront Homes In the past two months there have been four lake front homes and one condo that sold. During the previous two months there were none. If we look at the past 12 months, there was a total of 10 lakefront homes sold on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="16249,16250,16251,16252"] Why the sudden...Continue Reading!
There were four condos listed for sale in the Tahoe Keys neighborhood in April, which is double the number listed in March. In all of South Lake Tahoe, new listings of condos went up 81% in April from the previous year, while single family home listings went down almost 4%. When looking at the last year, condo listings are up 48% in the Keys and 48% in all of South Lake Tahoe. This is an interesting coincidence! Why the interest in buying a condo in...Continue Reading!