Archives for December 2014

Weekly Resort Report 12.27.14

For everyone who has desires to go to our Mnt. Resorts over the next few days, here's my suggestion and what's open… Heavenly now has Comet open on the Nv. side with... access thru the Gondola with beginner terrain around Tamarack Lodge…Stagecoach will open today with more terrain and access to the mountain and upper runs. Kirkwood has the most snow and lifts…the front side is completely open, including Timber Creek and beginner runs.  The back side will probably be open in the next couple … [Read more...]

Weekly Resort Report

For everyone who has desires to go to our Lake Tahoe Mountain Resorts soon, here's my suggestion and what's open… Heavenly now has Comet open on the Nv. side and Big Easy is the only beginner terrain... access is thru the Gondola only…they're hoping to get Stagecoach open by Christmas. Kirkwood has the most snow and lifts…the front side is completely open, including Timber Creek and beginner runs.  The back side will probably be open in the next couple of days. Sierra is open with … [Read more...]

Could Decline in Median New-Home Size Herald Return of Entry-Level Buyers?

Newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. finally are getting smaller, a sign that a long-awaited shift of builders to slightly smaller, more affordable homes likely has started. Commerce Department data released Wednesday shows the median size of a single-family home built in the third quarter was 2,414 square feet, down 2.3% from the second quarter measure of 2,472. The third-quarter figure is the lowest since 2012's fourth quarter, and it is the second consecutive quarterly decline … [Read more...]