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Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Information

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South Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort - South Shore NV & CA Heavenly Mountain Ski resort boasts 4,800 acres (1,942 hectares) of skiable terrain and the most breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe. With 34 miles of diverse tree lines and wide-open groomed cruisers, two canyon areas with challenging chutes and one true alpine bowl, this ski resort is so massive it spreads across California and Nevada. Heavenly isn't just a winter destination. With the addition of a ropes course, zip...Continue Reading!

How to Choose North Lake Tahoe or South Lake Tahoe Real Estate

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North Lake Tahoe While North Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe might share part of their name, these areas definitely do not share the same identity.  South Lake Tahoe is popular for its nightlife and great casinos.  North Lake Tahoe is all about outdoor activities and community events. However, you will find there is something available for everyone at both ends of the Lake. NORTH LAKE TAHOE The North Shore of Lake Tahoe offers a wide range of outdoor activities for both the summer...Continue Reading!

How to Prevent Damage to Your Lake Tahoe Home During Winter

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Lake Tahoe Winter Freezing weather can be tough on your home, especially if you live around Lake Tahoe. This is because the weather can be fairly extreme due to the alpine setting, reaching far below freezing when the snowfall increases. These extremely low temperatures can damage your water heater and your pipes, and no-one wants to have to deal with both a freezing cold house and a costly repair bill. If you live or own a second home in Lake Tahoe and you want to...Continue Reading!

What’s going on with Vacation Rentals in South Lake Tahoe?

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  Have you heard the news? The City of South Lake Tahoe has changed the rules for Vacation Rentals again. But what are they changing, and how does it affect you?     The Current "Freeze" At the City Council meeting on 10/27, the Council Members unanimously voted to put an Urgency Ordinance in place to halt all Vacation Home Rental (VHR) permit applications from being accepted or processed.  This “freeze” is in place until December 21st, 2017.  It's purpose was to allow the City Council time...Continue Reading!

Condo Purchase Versus Home Purchase in Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe Home Versus Condo Purchase? Lake Tahoe’s beaches, panoramic lake views, and breathtakingly gorgeous mountains are a few of the many reasons why people are seeking to purchase property in the area. Lake Tahoe offers a variety of different locations and settings. There are also many different types of views such as: panoramic lake, mountain, stream, meadow and golf course.  In addition to all of the different views and settings there is also a lot of different types of homes...Continue Reading!

Lake Tahoe Real Estate Buyer and Seller Checklist

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So you are in escrow… congratulations! But your work isn’t done yet. Here is a list of what to expect during escrow. This is just a general overview of the process, but your transaction may be different. Always check with your agent to make sure you know what to do to get your transaction closed on time. OPEN ESCROW Your agent will open the escrow for you as soon as the purchase agreement is fully signed by both the buyer and seller....Continue Reading!

Hot Topics: 1031 Exchanges

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 A 1031 exchange is also known as a tax deferred exchange. It’s simple for an investor to "defer" paying capital gains taxes on an investment property when it’s sold since another "like-kind property" is purchased with profit gained by the sale of the first property. 1031 Exchanges Thanks to IRC Section 1031, a properly structured 1031 exchange allows an investor to sell a property. It also allows them to reinvest the proceeds in a new property, and defer all capital gain taxes. If...Continue Reading!

Lakefront Condos in Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe Condos... Lakefront Living Without the Hassle Are you interested in owning a Lake Front property at Tahoe, but don’t want the expense or high costs of maintenance?  Consider a Condo at one of the many Lakefront Complexes.  The prices range from $200,000 on up.  They offer many amenities including private beaches, piers, buoys, pools and hot tubs, and even tennis courts.  Take a look at the list of Lakefront Condos in this article.  You may find your perfect vacation...Continue Reading!

Obtaining a Lake Tahoe Vacation Rental Permit

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Interested in a Lake Tahoe Investment? Many of the homes that you come across in the South Lake Tahoe area are owned by a private party and rented as a vacation home. As a result there has been a long debate in the town as to how many vacation rental homes vs. primary living homes there are available. Due to this, many local prospective home buyers are finding it more difficult to find a home to purchase. Although you may assume that buying a home in Lake...Continue Reading!

Sierra Shores – 3371 Lake Tahoe Blvd #8

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Affordable Luxury Lakefront living perfectly located in South Lake Tahoe. 3371 Lake Tahoe Blvd #8, South Lake Tahoe, CA  $1,990,000 Residential/Townhouse 4 Bedrooms/4 Baths   You asked for it!  Affordable Luxury Lakefront living perfectly located in South Lake Tahoe.  This is the perfect getaway location in Tahoe and great rental income potential.  Minutes away from skiing, boating, golfing, hiking, biking and much more!  This amazing lakefront town-home is located in the exclusive Sierra Shores gated community, with manicured grounds, pool, spa, fitness room, full time innkeepers and...Continue Reading!