Have you been to Kalani’s?

Dining recommendation from Shannon Witt: If you you’re staying in South Lake Tahoe you’ll most definitely and to try out Kalani’s Restaurant. Kalani’s, which means the Heavens in Hawaiian, is located in the Heavenly Village shopping center right across from the ice skating rink. The menu is a fusion of Hawaiian and Japanese flavors cooked with European techniques. They offer a variety of plates from land and sea as well as a sushi bar. Kalani’s was featured in bon Appetites magazine for … [Read more...]

Nearly Every US City can Expect a Good 2014

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS, www.realtor.com Nearly every city in the U.S. is expected to see economic growth in 2014, according to a new report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The city expected to lead the country in economic growth and job gains is Naples, Fla. Other large cities expected to see big growth this year: Raleigh, N.C.; Atlanta; and Austin, Texas, according to the report, which was conducted by IHS Global Insight. Cities that were hit hard by the decline in manufacturing or … [Read more...]

What’s the Most Important Aspect of Determining Prices of Lake Tahoe Real Estate?

By Wally Johnson Just like anywhere in the world, as we've always read and heard, location is most important when valuing Lake Tahoe real estate. Why? Because location can mean key aspects of Lake Tahoe neighborhoods. An obvious example is a property with outstanding water and mountain views will command a higher price than say a property in the middle of town with no views. Location within the same neighborhood can mean a significant difference in pricing as well. Let's take one of the … [Read more...]

Deb Howard and Company at the California Association of Realtors Business Meetings

Greetings from San Diego! CAR Voting Directors Natalie Yanish, Deb Howard, Brooke Hernandez, Ellen Camacho, and AE Sharon Kerrigan, fighting for homeownership and private property rights! … [Read more...]

Deb Howard & Co. Lake Tahoe Real Estate Website Launch

We are happy to announce the launch of our new and improved website www.RealtorDeb.com – your online resource for all Lake Tahoe real estate. In this seamless transition we endeavor to keep our internet technology at peak performance, providing you our clients, with easy access to current and critical data and information impacting the Real Estate industry, enabling you make the right decisions about one of your largest investments, whether buying or selling. This feature rich website has … [Read more...]

Deb Howard’s State of the State of Real Estate in Tahoe

After a decade of boom and bust, did we bounce back? The answer is yes. After experiencing an amazing up-turn in the market in the first half of the past decade, we got a heavy dose of reality in the form of pricing declines in the second half. I'm cautiously optimistic to report that, along with the industry leaders at CAR and NAR, we're predicting that we will see continued but slow and steady increases in median home price and continued increases in home sales over the next year. The … [Read more...]

Open House Saturday December 27th, 2013

619 Lakeview $399,900 619 Lakeview Open Sat 11am-1pm Filtered lake views come with this charming Lakeview Dr. NV. 2,208 square feet3-4 bedroom, 3 bath home with loads of extra features. Step up entry level brings you up to the large level parcel and grounds which also hosts a large shop /shed. Hosted by Natalie Yanish  … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays from the DH&Co Crew!

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Open Houses Saturday December 21st, 2013

1138 Golden Bear $574,9001138 Golden Bear Open Sun.10am-NoonThis Montgomery Estates neighborhood is host to our spacious & sunny 4 bdrm., 2.5 Ba., Tahoe style contemporary home comprised of 2,662 sq ft. Along with oversized 2 car garage & the .18 acre fully fenced, landscaped grounds, comes a warm, welcoming feel when you walk in the door of this custom split level 2002 beauty.  Hosted by Michelle Cutting  970 Granite Mountain $534,900970 Granite Mountain Open Sat. Noon-2pmMost … [Read more...]

Largest Private Land Holding in Tahoe Sold

Largest Private Land Holding in Tahoe Sold By Kathryn Reed - www.laketahoenews.net It took more than seven years and for the price to drop $55 million before Tranquility got a new owner. Tranquil Investments LLC bought the Zephyr Cove property for $45. When it first went on the market in 2006 the asking price was $100 million. It is the largest private land holding in the Lake Tahoe Basin. This staircase is designed to look like the one on the Titanic. In 1996 Joel Horowitz, … [Read more...]