Archives for August 2011

Political Showdown Over the Future of Tahoe

Last week the 15th Annual Tahoe Summit was held at Homewood Resort. Although the Environmental Improvement Program has made a lot of progress in the basin, there is still much work to do, and debate over how and who is to implement restoration is now at the forefront. -Deb Howard San Francisco Chronicle Editorial On California - Nevada Relations Sunday, August 21, 2011 A political showdown over the future of Lake Tahoe brought together the governors of California and Nevada last week at the … [Read more...]

In This Town, the Recession Has Been Gold (Hint, It’s in Nevada)

Click here for our weekly newsletter:  includes article about Nevada's gold boom, buy your Sample the Sierra tickets, listing price reductions, and much more... … [Read more...]

Picnic On Top of a Volcano

How better to describe the real estate market?  Things are still iffy, but signs of healing are here.  In Tahoe, when the prices started to fall and the distressed properties flooded the market, there was over 16 months of inventory, where a healthy market is said to have 6 months of inventory or less!  Right now, our inventory sits at just above 9 months.  So the flood of distressed homes seems to be a trickle that will continue to hold down our median home price, but at least signs of our … [Read more...]