Archives for January 2015

Commercial Real Estate- Winter 2015

Commercial inventory on the South Shore has been, like residential, a bit on the tight side this winter.   This includes rental units as well as real estate for sale.   The bulk of properties for sale are motels, mainly located in Stateline and Emerald Bay Road.   There are a few office buildings currently for sale, including several buildings used by the State of California and El Dorado County.   There is little inventory of retail buildings at this time. In this tight market, Deb Howard … [Read more...]

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 News Links   Selling your home in 2015? Tax specialist shares money saving tips   What Small Exterior Homes Improvements will offer best ROI in 2015   Emerging Trends In Real Estate   Mixed Use Retail Likely at Ski Run   LTUSD news   Tahoe Weather - The weather is perfect in Tahoe!   Lake Tahoe Real Estate January 22nd, 2014   866.542.2912 More Good Signs … [Read more...]

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Housing In 2015: Four Reasons For Optimism (And One For Worry)   Article by Marilyn Geewax Six years ago, homebuilders and Realtors were facing brutal business conditions: millions of Americans were losing their jobs and homes. As 2015 begins, hiring is strong and economic indicators are pointing up. Could this be the year when the housing market finally breaks out of its tepid recovery and takes off? Economists see several reasons why 2015 might be a banner year for … [Read more...]

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5 Housing Trends To Watch For in 2015     By Nick Timiraos.The housing market in 2014 put to bed the idea that the hard-hit sector might see more of a V-shaped recovery. Sales began to slide midway through 2013 amid rising prices, thin inventories and a sudden surge in mortgage rates. The past year got off to a slow start after a brutal winter. For the resale market, 2014 wasn't a total bust. Through November, sales were down around 4% from the prior year, but they began to post … [Read more...]

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Home Sales Expected to Improve in 2015, but Some Headwinds Still Remain   NEW ORLEANS (November 7, 2014) - Existing-home sales are expected to be higher next year and prices will remain at a healthier level of growth that benefits both buyers and sellers, according to an economic forecast at a residential forum during the 2014 Realtors® Conference & Expo. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors®, was joined onstage by Mel Watt, Director … [Read more...]