Archives for May 2014

California median home price reaches highest level since December 2007

Home sales register largest monthly gain since January 2011 Courtesty of the California Association of Realtors LOS ANGELES (May 15) –Showing true signs of improvement, California’s housing market continued to perform better than expected in April with both the median home price and home sales increasing month to month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®  (C.A.R.) said today. However, decreased home affordability remains a challenge for buyers in many areas of the state. Closed escrow … [Read more...]

LTUSD School Board Meeting May 27th

By Angie Keil It’s been another busy week as we approach Graduation (June 6th) and the final day of the school year (June 12th). I’m hoping that the warmer weather will return for the many events that are planned in the coming weeks. All schools will be closed next Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. The School Board will meet next Tuesday and we have quite a lengthy agenda this time. The entire agenda is new posted online, with attachments, and here are some of the highlights: · The … [Read more...]

Survey Reveals What’s Hot and Not in Home Features

Realtor.com DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS  What are some of the most popular home features luring home buyers? The real estate brokerage Redfin surveyed 435 of its real estate professionals across the country to find out what the biggest real estate trends are with home features. According to the survey, real estate professionals identified the following features as the most popular among home buyers: * Open floor plans * Move-in-ready homes * Granite in areas such as bathrooms or kitchens * … [Read more...]

RALEY’S GRANT PROGRAM

Our Community has the opportunity to benefit from a Raley's grant program that will give money to the 10 most popular projects in many regions of California (138 projects submitted in total). Several of our community members have submitted proposals for projects that would benefit The Environment; Health; or Kids and at least 4 proposals have been made for projects at one of our schools or for the entire school district. (There are other Tahoe proposals as well.) The voting period is May 5 - … [Read more...]

South Tahoe Leadership Attends the CA Association of Realtors Legislative Day and Business Meetings

Pictured is Joe Flipko, Jill Teakell, Natalie Yanish, Ellen Camacho, Kelly Flaherty, Deb Howard, and Sharon Kerrigan. The group met with Senator Ted Gaines and Assemblyman Frank Bigelow to lobby for private property rights and home ownership. … [Read more...]

Featured Restaurant – Mirabelle French Cuisine

Submitted by Shannon Witt I’d like to draw attention to a very small, well hidden gem of Stateline, NV- Mirabelle’s French Cuisine.  Mirabelle’s has been in business since December 10th Schwatz. Chef Camille is originally from Alsace Lorraine, France and opened a very successful restaurant, Mimosa, in Santa Barbara. After growing that into the success that it was he needed an escape. He then remembered visiting Lake Tahoe and realized that this was where he wanted to semi retire and open a … [Read more...]