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Since hitting a low point of 63 percent in 2016, the homeownership rate has rebounded, largely driven by millennial households purchasing their first homes. Many surveys, like one by Bank of the West, indicate that millennials are no different from previous generations-they view homeownership as a main tenet of the American Dream. Yet, millennial homeownership rates continue to lag those of their predecessors. In 2015, the millennial homeownership share was lower than that of the two previous generations when they were the same age, according to the Urban Institute. One reason for the gap is that millennials have largely delayed important life choices, such as getting married and having kids, in favor of pursuing higher education. Common misconceptions held by many about what is needed to qualify for a mortgage are also holding back homeownership. Finish reading here
 
The first snow of the season accumulated on the mountains of Tahoe on Tuesday, September 10th. That is almost a full month earlier than last year, but right in line with 2016. Will this winter be as big as the 2016/17 season? 
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The event brings together local chefs/restaurants with neighboring growers/producers to turn out scrumptious samples craftily paired with the appropriate wine or brew. The festival marketplace includes locally made goods such as jam, soap, honey and olive oil along with specialty products created right here in the county, such as fine art, jewelry, and crafts. Click here to learn more.

 
After several years of record-breaking California wildfires, insurance companies have responded by imposing huge premium increases on property owners, or even worse, flat-out denying coverage and canceling policies. All of which has left homeowners with the daunting task of searching for replacement insurance. Read this article for tips on finding a new insurance plan or maintaining your current one: Click here to finish reading. 
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Saturday, September 14th
 

1337 Wildwood Ave, $985,000          
 
1337 Wildwood
11:00am-1:00pm
With views of Lake Tahoe and Heavenly Ski Resorts Gun Barrel run this immaculate 4 Bedroom plus bonus room, 4 Bath house offers living at its finest. Gourmet chefs kitchen includes a double oven, 5 burner gas cook top & granite counter tops. The living room has a slider out to the top deck with views of the lake that also shares a double sided see through fireplace with the living room. All the bathrooms have hand pounded copper sinks and exquisite natural stone work including onyx, travertine, granite and marble. The Master bath spares no expense with a hand pounded copper free standing bath tub, walk in shower and custom double vanity w/ copper sinks. This is truly one of a kind property.
Hosted by Bret Howard 

1198 Prospector, $669,000         
 
1198 Prospector
 2:00pm-4:00pm
Terrific 5 bdrm, 3 bath, newer contemporary 2 story home enjoys extra sized everything in this 2,462 sq. ft owner builder home! You’ll enjoy this beauty from the warm and inviting covered front porch, step inside and begin your tour through the formal entry, sweeping staircase invites you upstairs to the 4 bdrms; Including the master Suite and luxury bath, a nursery or sm. office, full hall bath. Note that the 4th bdrm also substitutes as a family Rm./library/office. A 3rd bath & laundry are on the first floor level, Bdrm # 5 as serves as an office but also suitable for those who don’t want to do stairs which is located off the dining room/eat in kitchen which has all the bells and whistles including tiled counters and flooring, gas stove and oven, microwave, refrigerator, garden window, oak cabinetry, Oversized living room drenched in sunlight and windows anchored with impressive oak mantel gas fireplace.
Hosted by Deb Howard
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Sunday, September 15th
 

1081 Craig Ave, $279,900         
 
1081 Craig Ave
11:00am-1:00pm
Seller says make me an offer! Ol’ Tahoe log cabin situated in highly sought after Bijou Pines. This charming and centrally located 2bdrm. cabin is just steps to Lake Tahoe’s beaches and parks,restaurants and shopping. Living in this very desirable neighborhood,which is said to one of Tahoe’s older original communities, is nested in the midst of it all” and yet you’ll feel tucked away.The charm and history of the cabin is evident at first glance and truly holds much of the original construction including the log exterior and impressive rock fireplace. More recent improvements include the gas fireplace insert, to keep you toasty on the winter’s eves, the newer composition roof and the oversized 2 car paved driveway/parking.Originally built in 1940 the cabin was designed to be a summer get away with the 2 bdrms open air screened and shuttered windows designed for the warmer summer nights. 
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 2820 Blitzen Rd, $324,900           
NEW PRICE!! 
2820 Blitzen Rd
Stunning river front 1 acre buildable parcel located in Christmas Valley. The South Upper Truckee River winds its way through the valley and past this lovely home site where building your dream home may begin! Lots of space around you for that added privacy with two adjacent USFS lots to the right and beautiful mountain and river views. Go to TRPA.org to research the building process in Lake Tahoe basin and start with the IPES scoring system. IPES of 982 with 30% coverage.

2125 Texas Ave. $221,400          
NEW PRICE!! 
2125 Texas Ave
Lake Tahoe waterfront buildable parcel. Best of both Tahoe worlds with rare privacy and sense of seclusion on cul-de-sac lagoon setting, yet has Tahoe Keys amenities including awesome deep water dock/pier and Mtn Views for days WOW! Most Fabulous building opportunity on this unimproved vacant parcel approx .25 acre 9,200 sq ft level waterfront buildable parcel with rolling grounds reaching to waterfront lagoon. IPES score of 559 with allowable coverage of 27% buildable lot per TRPA. Parcel comes with highly coveted deep water boat dock I 22 in Tahoe Keys Marina just minutes away.

747 Taylor Way, $424,900         
 
747 Taylor 
Wonderful rancher located blocks from the high school in Gardner Mtn. great single story rancher features – 3 bedrooms + bonus room off garage, 2 full bathrooms, open kitchen dining area and living area with an open wood burning fireplace. Room located off the kitchen is being used as a 4th bedroom. Newer roof, carpeting, laminate flooring, granite counter tops and interior/exterior paint make this property move in ready. Natural landscaping and a great wood fence enclose this private residence.

 
2154 Audrain Way
Looking for an escape from the hectic world well here’s the spot. This amazing home sits on 4.5 acres and is surrounded by nothing but trees, mountains and peace and quiet. Partially off the grid this house features 3 bedrooms plus bonus room 3.5 baths, 2 car garage plus 20ft storage conex box outside. Amazing finishes include: ” oak floors, hammered granite slab counter tops, natural stone bathrooms, and vaulted ceilings with Milgard Windows, 50 yr presidential roof, security system and private gated entry. Sit on your deck and enjoy nature, plus the American river flows through the front of the property and endless hiking, biking and winter activities right outside your door. 5 minutes to sierra and 15 to Lake Tahoe- Come get away from it all!

 
2580 Armstrong Ave
This is your chance to own a classic log cabin in the heart of Tahoe. This three bedroom one bath offers all living ammenities on the first floor with two cozy bedrooms upstairs. The lay out allows for you to be creative is making this cabin your own! Large sunny fenced lot gives the potential for a green thumbs dream garden or a dogs paradise. Newer water heater, metal roof and recently serviced heater. This is a diamond in the rough just waiting for you to shine it. Make an appointment today to see.

 
3341 Heavenly Valley
Centrally located diamond in the rough. Talk about a picture perfect location to have a home. Views of the California side of Heavenly and a short walk to bijou golf course, bijou park, and bike path to lake. This spacious 1748 sqft home boasts a massive living room, 3 bedrooms plus an additional room off the kitchen. The large garage will store all your toys.

 
1323 Keller Rd
Surrounded by forest with peek-a-boo Lakeview’s, this one of a kind mountain masterpiece is a must see. Built in 2004, this home was finished with attention to the finest detail. Dramatic 22′ open beam ceilings, 60 wood-clad windows and skylights plus rustic maple flooring. The professional chefs kitchen includes built in appliances, granite slab counter tops and custom Alder cabinetry. The home offers not one but two master suites, 4 jetted tubs in all, a game room and hot tub situated in the trees. Located just down the street from the California Lodge at Heavenly on a 10600 sqft lot backing to USFS land, what more could you ask for?
 

3839 Pentagon Dr. $569,990          
 
3839 Pentagon Dr
Great opportunity to own an investment property just off the planned loop road. Tremendous access to Stateline local beachs and bike trails. All units have been consistently rented for past 10 years.

624 Don Dr. $2,300,000         
 
624 Don Dr
Home is where the Lake is!! Zephyr Heights,NV on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore is where you’ll find this unbelievably impressive spacious Mountain style estate home, perfect for your family or extended groups of family and friends. Nearly every room in this 4,019 sq ft. newly constructed 5 bdrm (2 masters) 4 plus bath, great room plus media/game room, is immaculately appointed, and fully furnished, and turn key, complete with sunny Lake Tahoe views. Quality construction comes with a views and can be enjoyed from the wrap around decks for your indoor and outdoor entertaining pleasures. Amenities include private Family Room/Theater with 100 inch screen, Foosball Table, and more! This 3 level home has 5 bedrooms, 2 master suites, 4 full bathrooms, and 2 half bathrooms.

99 Rubicon Cir. #B $675,000          
 
99 Rubicon Cir #B
Here’s your chance to own on the NV side of South Lake Tahoe in Lake Village. This 3 bed 2 bath unit comes with a coveted spacious 2 car garage. Located right across from forest service land leading to endless hiking and biking trails. This unit is updated w/granite counter tops, new kitchen cabinets, slate flooring downstairs and wood floors upstairs. Newer master bathroom with travertine flooring, spacious shower and double sinks. Located off the main road this unit is very quiet. 

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