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 Wally Johnson

Lake Tahoe Real Estate  

February 2nd  




Pending home sales made an end-of-year push in December, picking up 1.6 percent from November in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). The rise in the overall PHSI-which also came in 0.3 percent higher than December 2015-was led by contract activity in the South and West, increasing 2.4 percent and 5.0 percent, in order. Contract activity in the Midwest, however, decreased 0.8 percent in December, while activity in the Northeast decreased, as well, 1.6 percent.
“Pending sales rebounded last month as enough buyers fended off rising mortgage rates and alarmingly low inventory levels to sign a contract,” says Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist. Finish reading here.  

Feb. 1, 2017 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – As Super Bowl LI kicks off this Sunday, Feb. 5, career Super Bowl stats for Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback, are matching up with Lake Tahoe’s super winter. Brady’s average attempted passes (41), plus average passing yards (267), minus interceptions (4) during his six Super Bowl appearances equal Tahoe’s 304 inches of snowfall total this January (
The recent month resulted in a Tahoe touchdown: more than 25 feet at South Lake Tahoe’s ski resorts, guaranteeing great conditions through April and pulling Northern California out of the state’s historic drought. South Shore’s average season totals are 400-500 inches. While the Atlanta Falcons can expect a torrent of passes from the Patriots’ future Hall of Famer this Sunday, visitors to Tahoe this weekend can expect another 1 to 3-foot, barrage of snow along with the possibility for precipitation the following week.  Finish reading here.

LAKE TAHOE Calif. and Nev. – January 31, 2017 – The Lake Tahoe Outreach Committee wants to extend a big thank you to all the partners who supported the Take Care Campaign in 2016. It was a very successful year for Take Care, and we are looking forward to many more successes in 2017! From the streets of Tahoe City, beaches of Incline Village, and trails of South Lake Tahoe, visitors and residents are being reminded to take care of Tahoe while they enjoy the views.Launched in 2015, Take Care is an open-source stewardship messaging campaign for the Tahoe Region. The funny taglines and colorful characters are meant to catch people’s attention and remind us of simple things we all forget.Thanks to Vail Resorts and the EpicPromise grant program, Take Care saw increased visibility with dozens of partners purchasing 746 Take Care signs through our partnership with the Heavenly Sign Shop. We are thrilled to announce this program is now available through September 2017. To order signs, please download this order form and send to  There are limited numbers available, so get your orders in early!  Finish reading here.


Open Houses                                           February 4th  

269 Wren Dr Saturday
Nothing Less than Spectacular.. Jaw dropping views and sunsets over Emerald Bay comes with this most impressive fully furnished (down to the linens, dishes, and flat screens… There are many) custom re-build, nearly 6.300 sq. ft.; 6 plus bdrms (3 en suites), 4.5 ba, Rec/exercise room, and mother in law/guest quarters. Finished in top of the line quality craftsmanship from top to bottom on all floors that are accessible by elevator. Complete with atrium windows to enjoy the lake view and ride down from street to the formal entry.   

Hosted by Christin Dohm  

Open Houses                                           February 5th  

2658 Cold Creek Trail Sunday
Lovely Lake Tahoe prow front single story chalet. A true gem of a vintage cabin in the Sierras. Easy access whether you’re a local or a home away from home. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home is in vintage mint condition. Find yourself here in this turnkey cabin set on almost .3 acre level parcel. The covered walkway leads to a 2 car garage or the cabin front door. The hallway hosts a laundry closet. Enter the great room w/vaulted ceilings, sunny yet cozy w/ fireplace on one side with wood stove insert. Kitchen has newer refrigerator. Living/dining areas are enhanced by the two sets of sliding pass doors that open to the oversized decking, expanding the entertainment space for outdoor good times.  
Wally Johnson 
Hosted by Wally Johnson   
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Lot 105 Cold Creek Trail 
Lovely Lake Tahoe buildable vacant land .23 acre level parcel. Super accessible, desirable Montgomery Estates area. Build your dream home here or buy this parcel and the home next door at 2658 Cold Creek Trail, MLS # 127009 and make this your family compound.    

1410 Ski Run Blvd #11 
Short Sale – priced to sell!! Heavenly Location, location! Short Sale opportunity knocks. Adjacent to the forest and just blocks to the shores of Lake Tahoe and Heavenly and minutes to the casinos, shopping and dining, this end unit embodies everything about South Shore living. Cute, clean and featuring downstairs living with an open floor plan from the living room anchored by fireplace to the remodeled kitchen, a half bath and laundry area for convenience and a deck off the back to soak it all in.   

795 Lakeview Ave
Lakeview vacation rental. 4 bedroom, 2 bath, fully furnished, fabulous charming home. Sweet home or home away from either event it’s the good life at Lake Tahoe. This mountain style 2 story home is situated over Reagan Beach with full panoramic lake views from the living, kitchen, master bedroom, and best of all from the hot tub set on the expansive and landscaped backyard which is host to many a celebration. Lots of upgrades, paint, new decking, granite rock wood burning fireplace.   

3535 Lake Tahoe Blvd #309 
Great vacation getaway or rental. Hard to find 1 bedroom suite with loft condo at one of Tahoe’s finest lakefront resort, Lakeland Village. This fully furnished and remodeled unit has a peek-a-boo view of the lake on which the complex resides. This unit has easy access to a large private beach and a host of other amenities, including a fitness center, sauna, tennis courts, spas, swimming pools, lakeside BBQs, underground parking (with elevator for ease of access) and is located on the 3rd floor and in the main lodge close to the year round heated pool and spa, fitness center & saunas.  

2073 Cascade Rd  
Cascade Property – Lake Tahoe’s secluded lake front gated community with private pier, where you feel miles away, yet minutes to everything. Located at the base of the Sierras, Emerald Bay and at azure Lake Tahoe water’s edge. Find your way home to this magnificent mountain Lodge situated on over .5.acre grounds overlooking Cascade Creek, picturesque framed views of Lake Tahoe and majestic old growth Cedar and Jeffrey Pines with miles of wilderness out your door.    

1647 Keller Rd 
The stunning Villa Tramonte” is a rich Italian rustic-styled home with a separate fully equipped guest apartment, skillfully terraced into the mountain-side just above Vail’s Tahoe Heavenly Ski Resort. Only when you enter the Villa can you fully appreciate it’s multi-level Lake Tahoe panoramas and feeling of tranquility. Its unique tiered architecture offers unprecedented levels of seclusion and affinity with one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.  

981 Tallac Ave
Looking for a small turn key business in Tahoe?? This money making Thrift Boutique is the answer. The location doesn’t get any better than this. The exposure makes this little boutique busy all day. This store receives daily donations and puts out new items daily. This store works in conjunction with Live Violence Free to provide free clothes and household appliances to those in need. 

3141 Riverside
Check out these 3 separate 50×100=5000 sq ft lots/parcels each, bundled together as one sale- SLT RDA property with combined .35 acres/15,000sq ft parcels with buildable scores per TRPA and appraisal of 8% Bailey = 30 % coverage allowable. However, with the grandfathered coverage that stayed with the property allowable coverage is 6,951 sq ft. Buyer to make the determination of buildability, coverage and allowed uses independently but refer to PAS 099, Al Tahoe Special area 1 for allowable uses including sfd, multi family, and tourist accommodation. Located just outside of the Bijou CP and Harrison Ave project. Full price is encouraged. 

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