TAHOE REAL ESTATE Category
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!
The Process of Selling your Lake Tahoe home 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...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!
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!