Archives for July 2013

Register for the Boat Tour of the Emerald Bay Asian Clam Project

Register for the Boat Tour of the Emerald Bay Asian Clam Project Please join the Tahoe Fund for a tour of the Emerald Bay Asian Clam Control project on August 13th.  Within Emerald Bay, a small, fast-multiplying invader known as the Asian clam threatens to overwhelm the nearshore ecosystem of this world-famous inlet.  In 2012, a team of scientists and divers covered approximately 5 acres of the lake bottom with black rubber matting to smother the clams by cutting off their oxygen supply. It was … [Read more...]

Open Houses Sat. July 27th

Open Houses Sat. July 27th 1408 Matheson $315,000 1408 Matheson Open Saturday 10am-Noon Beautifully remodeled chalet in the heart of Tahoe.  Sin on your freshly painted fron deck and enjoy a cup of coffee while looking at the mountains!  This house offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, newer kitchen remodel, stainless steel appliances with dining room and a 1 car carport that can be converted into a garage. Hosted by Wally Johnson 700 Lassen $499,000 700 Lassen Open … [Read more...]

South Tahoe Association of Realtors Report 5 months of year over year median price increase

South Tahoe Association of Realtors Report 5 months of year over year median price increasestaor.org MEDIAN SALES PRICE Feb-13 $254,500.00 - Year over year increase 3.2%Mar-13 $260,000.00 - Year over year increase 7.2%Apr-13 $267,500.00 - Year over year increase 2.6%May-13 $270,000.00 - Year over year increase 13.1%Jun-13 $284,000.00 - Year over year increase 20.9% … [Read more...]

Outlook on Housing and Finances May Spur Potential Homebuyers to Act

Outlook on Housing and Finances May Spur Potential Homebuyers to ActPete Bakel - fanniemae.comWASHINGTON, DC - Potential homebuyers may enter the purchase market sooner rather than later as more Americans expect mortgage rates and home prices to climb, according to results from Fannie Mae's June 2013 National Housing Survey. The share of respondents who say mortgage rates will go up during the next 12 months jumped 11 percentage points to 57 percent, the highest level in the survey's three-year … [Read more...]

Open Houses Saturday July 13th

700 Lassen $519,000700 Lassen Open Saturday 10am-NoonLake Tahoe waterfront home, this 1990 construction 2 story contemporary home is well built takes advantage of the views and sunny orientation from all 3 bedrooms, family room and great room, kitchen and dining room.  Tahoe Keys,  Mt Tallac lagoon setting with Tahoe Keys HOA amenities including; park, clubhouse, indoor and outdoor pool and spa, tennis courts, beach and pier cars. Hosted by Michelle Cutting1807 Mattole Court $179,0001807 Mattole … [Read more...]

Leave Your Home Vacant? You Could Lose Insurance Coverage – CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE

Leave Your Home Vacant? You Could Lose Insurance Coverage - CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLEBy: Dona DeZube, realtor.com Do the geese flying south have you thinking of closing up your house and spending the winter in a warmer climate? Before you pack your swimsuit and sandals, take note: If you leave your house empty for too long, you could lose your home owners insurance -- and your home equity if a fire or other disaster destroys or damages your house...  … [Read more...]

Open Houses – Saturday July 5th

Independence Day Open House Weekend Extravaganza! 634 Lakeview $595,000 634 Lakeview Open Sat. 10am-NoonPanoramic Lake Tahoe views come with this Zephyr Heights, NV, 6 bedroom 3 bath spacious 2 story 3,250 sq ft home.  Effectively 2 units with walk in level floor remodeled nicely  with a custom kitchen off breakfast bar and eat in area and great room graced by spectacular lake and mountain views.Hosted by Ellen Camacho3793 Lucinda $1,149,0003793 Lucinda Open Sat. 10am-NoonSpectacular panoramic … [Read more...]

Lights on the Lake Fireworks Show in Tahoe South

Lights on the Lake Fireworks Show in Tahoe South June 25, 2013 | By Tahoe South -Mike Frye  Somewhere between 75,000 and 100,000 people will visit Tahoe South to celebrate our nation's Independence Day with Lights on the Lake Fireworks, the largest synchronized fireworks display west of the Mississippi. Since it is crowded, a good plan is to stake out your piece of beach by late afternoon or early evening. Terrific viewpoints are Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach in South Lake Tahoe, and … [Read more...]