How to Turn Your Lake Tahoe Vacation Home into Your Residence

Be honest…are you ready to retire? Does 2020 have you feeling like you never want to go back to a daily commute life? And what about your neighbors, especially if you’re both home most of the time…are you ready for a change of scenery? It may be time to make your Lake Tahoe vacation home […]

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Staging Your Home for Selling

Are you already familiar with the concept of “staging” your home when selling? If you read last week’s post, you know I recommend it when getting ready to go to market here in Lake Tahoe and Truckee. In talking about staging, I want to be clear that professional staging goes beyond the usual cleaning, decluttering, […]

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Selling your home in Lake Tahoe

Have you started thinking about selling your Lake Tahoe or Truckee property? The local real estate market is as strong as ever at the start of 2021, and many of the ongoing challenges of 2020 remain. Low inventory is one of the biggest concerns, along with rising new construction costs while lumber skyrockets, so know […]

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Three Key Tips for Safe Home Viewings During the Pandemic

Not every homeowner is willing to put their house on the market in the middle of a pandemic, but you might be one of them! Prospective owners are still buying in droves in the Lake Tahoe and Truckee area, and frankly, it’s not a bad time to sell. Why? Demand is far outpacing inventory, and […]

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Donner Lake Community Focus

To wrap up our marathon tour of Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities, we’re ending on a high note with one of our favorite hidden gems, the “Jewel” of Truckee…Donner Lake! This area just west of Truckee offers beautiful views of a high elevation lake with an infamous history, and a family-oriented community lifestyle. The shores […]

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Owning a home in Martis Camp Lake Tahoe

One of the best places to own a second home in Tahoe is Martis Camp, but don’t just take our word for it, Forbes and Barron’s magazine agree. Martis Camp real estate has helped redefine how families can experience the Lake Tahoe area, as it offers true four-season luxury living and amenities. With a mix […]

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Living in Northstar Lake Tahoe – a guide for resort homes.

If you’re still looking for the perfect Tahoe locale to settle down into a second vacation home or investment property, consider the many benefits of living a little further from the lake in a community like Northstar. Northstar is on the cusp of new development in the greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee area. This year […]

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Living in the Schaffer’s Mill community of Lake Tahoe

When you’re looking to settle down and establish some roots in the Lake Tahoe or Truckee area, consider what’s most important to you in a community while you search for that dream property. If you’re looking for a community that features all the natural perks of Tahoe, an award-winning golf course and amenities, and easy […]

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The Small Lake Tahoe Community of Homewood

What to look for when buying a property in the Homewood area of Lake Tahoe. This week, we’d like to revisit the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, but dig a little deeper into one of our favorite communities: Homewood. Located roughly halfway between the north and south end  of the lake, Homewood is a smaller […]

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Tahoe West Shore Feature

Looking for a quiet and beautiful place to own a home in Lake Tahoe? South of Tahoe City, but north of Emerald Bay lies one of the quieter and prestigious regions of Lake Tahoe. Known as the West Shore (or the best shore, depending on who you ask) this area encompasses numerous older, private communities […]

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Living in Squaw Valley

A guide for moving to the Squaw Valley area of Lake Tahoe If you’re looking to live near Lake Tahoe but prefer privacy to tourism and want to avoid the immediacy of lakeside traffic, you may want to explore properties in Squaw Valley. Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains just across the California state line, […]

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