STATELINE, NEV. – All-star left winger Brad Marchand grew up playing hockey on a frozen lake near his home in Halifax, Nova Scotia and can’t wait to see the views Lake Tahoe has to offer.
Marchand, an alternate team captain for the National Hockey League’s Boston Bruins, said he has never been to the basin, but has seen photos.
“Being in Tahoe it will be much nicer scenery than in the past (outdoor games),” Marchand said during a press conference last week. “It should be a lot of fun and I’m really looking forward to it. Having a place like that is pretty special.”… Read here.
There are more than 100 live webcams around the Tahoe Basin that can give you a peek at the Lake in real time. Enjoy views from South Lake to Donner Lake in just a matter of minutes. Read the newest Tahoe Fund blog to find out some of our favorites… Read Here
Outdoor living has been a growing home improvement category for years, but the Covid-19 pandemic has really elevated the importance of having private space just beyond your own doors.
Here are some of the top trends for the new year, shared by leading renovation, real estate and building industry pros, and inspired by millions of Americans wanting to create their own great outdoor areas… Read Here.
Weekly South Shore Real Estate Stats
Active median price is currently $1,271,880
Pending median price is currently $585,000
Sold median price is currently $625,000
The absorption rate is finally a bit higher than months past as the median home price has been climbing and days on market increasing accordingly. Our active listings have dropped this week over last, exacerbating the inventory vs demand ratio. This impacting the absorption rate, which is a barometer of the market supply to demand, dropping below 1% of inventor anticipated to be sold within the coming month. This ultimately impacting prices as more buyers compete for fewer homes thusly driving up the price points. Pending and sold sales are holding steady with a slight increase in closed sales category.
There is anticipation that increases in inventory are likely as sellers start planning to make moves now that vaccines are finally coming into the health markets and to the people who so dearly need them. Additionally, many vacation rental properties will be cycling out of their VHR permits as Measure T impacts are coming into play here in the So Lake Tahoe city jurisdictions. We will be keeping an eye on this activity and sharing market conditions as it evolves.
ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its fourth-quarter 2020 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, which shows that 17.8 million residential properties in the United States were considered equity-rich, meaning that the combined estimated amount of loans secured by those properties was 50 percent or less of their estimated market value… Read here.
Enjoy this spectacular Heavenly Lakeview home including 3 bedrooms, game room, 2.5 baths, 2,400 square feet, RV & Collectors Garage! This Mountain Chalet, with a stunning remodeled great room is anchored by floor to ceiling rock gas fireplace. Beautiful hardwood floors thru-out, gourmet kitchen to wow even the most discerning of chefs. All this sits perched on over 1.3 acres with wrap around decks and a large hot tub- excellent for enjoying all 4 incredible seasons. But wait there’s more as you stroll around check out the 2,400 square foot commercial grade utility/RV garage with hydronic heated floors. It’s perfect for all your toys, boats, collector cars, RV’s and more. Remodeled upgrades and amenities include a newer heavy composition roof, new wood and vinyl framed windows thru-out, recent exterior paint and new light fixtures, driveway sealcoating, RV hook ups, wine cellar, hydronic heated entry/mud room, game room flooring and oversized 2 car attached garage.
Wonderful Condo located in the Summit at Heavenly! This property boasts two bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a large loft area. There are a number of upgrades already completed but it awaits your final finishing touches. Located only a few minutes from the Cal Base at Heavenly and a short distance to Lake Tahoe, Ski Run Marina, shops and dining. This is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway, starter home or investment property.
Here is your chance to own your home and operate an established daycare out of it in beautiful Lake Tahoe. This 3 bed, 2 bath, 1582 square foot home is currently being run as a successful daycare/ preschool on the main floor with 2 personal bedrooms and a private bathroom upstairs. Upgrades include: remodeled upstairs bathroom, upgraded kitchen, 40 year roof installed in 2008, upgraded electrical, newer water heater, furnace and siding, newer sheetrock and fully insulated walls. The mudroom has a new exterior door and etched windows that were salvaged from the old Stetson steak house in the Horizon. Located in Meyers you have the added bonus of being zoned for livestock so this backyard is not only a mecca for fun but it also has a large chicken coop and a beautiful, mature garden, large shed and yard hydrant. So much is bundled into this package that it all cannot be listed here. Call for more details.
Cozy, quaint, affordable 1 bedroom Tahoe Keys furnished oasis. This property is situated within a prestigious neighborhood with all the amenities to make life in Tahoe easy. Includes access to an indoor and outdoor pool, tennis courts, park, pier, private beach, basketball and volleyball courts, the Lake, and don’t forget a boat slip just a few steps away. Beautiful views of the mountains and tennis courts. Newer roof installed in 2019.
As a Lake Tahoe native, Bret spent his first 19 years in South Lake Tahoe. Born into a real estate family, he relocated to the Bay area where he gained valuable customer service experience working in hospitality as a manager for a variety of restaurants. He has recently come back home to join the industry he was born into and use his management experience to bring value to the Deb Howard & Co team. His ability to multi task and listen to each client helps him achieve their goals of making each transaction as seamless as possible in their quest to find the right property to call home.
Tambra was born and raised in Dana Point, CA then in 2012, moved from the ocean to the mountains of South Lake Tahoe, CA. She has a passion for all things outdoors; she is an avid hiker and animal lover. Tambra has worked within the Real Estate industry for 16 years with experience in many different fields. These include being a CA Real Estate Agent, a Notary Public for 11 years with her own Notary business, Escrow officer and Mortgage lending Processor. She is dedicated to provide excellent customer service, honesty, loyalty and continue to do what she loves professionally and personally by sharing her knowledge and interests of this beautiful community with others.
Wally moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1978 and purchased a home on the south shore shortly thereafter. With over 30 yrs. experience in the community, he has a vast knowledge of all the different neighborhoods in Lake Tahoe and what makes each one unique. For 20 yrs. Wally was a trusted financial advisor helping people define and reach their goals and dreams. He knows that in today’s busy world, your time is very precious and will work for you to help save you time and money with informed choices. Whether you find Wally enthusiastically teaching skiers on Heavenly’s slopes, showing homes to prospective buyers or negotiating difficult transactions, you will be sure to see a smile on his face and perseverance in his eyes. It’s all about loving what you do and the rest will follow.
A Tahoe local since 1998, Shannon spends her free time adventuring in the outdoors with her dogs. Representing buyers and sellers since 2007, Shannon brings expert guidance and prompt, caring service to her clients. She is very involved in her local association serving as a member on the board, President Elect in 2018 and President in 2019. She obtained her broker’s license in both California and Nevada in 2019. Always keeping up with the latest and greatest Real Estate news she looks forward to assisting her clients in pursuing their homeowner dreams in Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas.