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Lake Tahoe is a popular year-round destination in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the California-Nevada border. The lake itself is known for its sandy beaches and water recreation, while the surrounding mountains are popular for hiking, cycling and skiing, depending on the season. While Lake Tahoe has historically been popular for vacation homes, an increasing number of people have been moving their main residence to the area, thanks in part to the proliferation of high-speed internet, local real estate experts said. Click here to read more.
South Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Stats
South Shore Lake Tahoe, as with a majority of the state of CA, has seen the growing demand for healthy space, housing and the pursuit of life style options in the very real flight from urban communities (employment centers) to the open spaces of the more rural communities such as ours here at Lake Tahoe. Unleashed, untethered from their city or suburbia employment restraints, much of which is due to the very real life altering Covid 19 which has change our lives forever and with that comes the course corrections were all making, this move to enjoy life now has lite up our real-estate landscape!! The cherry and yes a dose of caramel topping, ones prize in this pursuit if one is diligent, finds a very real allure of the beauty and natural landscape that is literally out the front door for most of us who have had the good fortune to find themselves here. Home prices here are well below the urban landscapes in neighboring San Francisco and surrounding North Bay communities. South Lake Tahoe where the typical Tahoe local’s motto of “live, work , play” brings with it a price range in the slightly below $500K median home price per the Staor (So Tahoe Assoc of Realtors) end of July data, gets you a 1,250 sq. ft. 2+ loft cabin within 10 minutes to the beach or the mtn. .. granted it might not be for everyone and in fact it’s not, as were running out of sellers who are in the market to sell, exchange or see what they can get for their cabin in the woods. Our inventory however ebbs and flows a bit more given the price range, interest rates and nature of second home, vacation home housing life cycle. If it’s the right time for you to consider a move, an investment and the time of your life jump in.
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Tahoe receives an average of just 0.23 inches of precipitation in August. The only month with a lower average precipitation is July with the average of 0.18 inches. With all these storms lately, you may be surprised to find out that this month’s precipitation to date is only 45% of the average.
The demand side of the housing market in California remains robust. Buyers are hungry for a home that suits their new needs. Workers have greater flexibility to find take advantage of that preference with increase work from home. And families are enjoying a boost to affordability due to interest rates that have fallen to all-time lows. However, a lack of supply is also putting upward pressure on home prices and crimping the ability of pending and closed transactions to grow as much as they should.
Weekly Member Survey: In our weekly survey of California REALTORS®, there was a 4.3% increase in the percentage of members that listed a property. The percentage of California REALTORS® entering escrow last week was also up by 12.7% last week. Encouragingly, members were also more optimistic about the future last week as the percentage that expected both sales and prices to rise increased by 6.5% and 2.1%, respectively. Mortgage Rates Dip to All-Time Low Fueling Buyer Demand: Freddie Mac’s average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to a new low last week when it reached 2.88%. One mortgage wholesaler even announced a 30-year mortgage under 2%. New mortgage purchase applications remain more than 20% above last year’s levels, and even though the weekly applications data is slowing, the seasonal pattern suggests that activity should be slowing more than it actually is. Click here for more info.
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Best of both worlds, Ol Tahoe historic neighborhood yet a unique newer 5 bdrm., 2 ba charming cabin. All this plus it’s the best of locations in Al Tahoe, near beach, bike trails, shops, lakeview commons and cafs. Original cabin built in the 1930’s but was completely rebuilt in 1990 saving much of the original knotty pine wains-coating. This spacious mtn. style home has been host to many extended family gatherings, vacation home and now a long term rental. Highly desirable multi family or large gathering 2432 sq. ft. spacious floorplan, includes oversized living spaces, bedrooms and outdoor spaces as well. Perfect for entertaining no matter the season. Supersized kitchen with all the amenities, river rock mantel hosts the gas fireplace in the great room, all done in knotty pine making this a warm, inviting room for all. Plus loads of parking and places to hang.
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.
Looking for a wonderful, spacious home in Round Hill? Here is your chance to own this extremely busy vacation rental. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 2856 sqft the home offers an updated kitchen showcasing granite counter tops and newer cabinets, hardwood floors and upgraded bathrooms. walking into the property you are greeted with a separated living area with a beautiful gas fireplace, natural light from numerous windows and French doors that open to a large party deck. The second floor features a second family room, master bedroom and two additional bedrooms and bathroom. The bottom floor has two more bedrooms and a great theater room with surround sound. The three floors offer privacy and room for the whole family. The whole package is wrapped up neatly on .30 acres and is being offered turn key. This is the perfect primary, secondary or vacation rental home.
This fully remodeled custom home has be outfitted with only the highest end finishes. With adding on an additional 1532 sqft of living space, the owner completely changed the style and level of elegance this home had to offer. Over the last three years this extensive remodel has included an entire exterior facelift using redwood and slate, Ipe and slate decking, redwood railings and a new metal roof. Inside includes an addition of two master suites on the bottom level, new oak and mahogany hardwood flooring through out, custom porcelain and marble tilework, heated bathroom floors, custom poured concrete fireplace, stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops, custom SS and glass railings and so much more. This home is being offered fully furnished with furnishings from West Elm, Pottery barn and Article, a single slab Balinese Suar wood table set in the kitchen and a mid century antique Lane Alta Vista bedroom set. There is just too much to list so this is a must see!
This property, located in one of the South Shore’s most desirable neighborhoods, is a must see for first time home buyers or for those looking to use as a long term rental property! Lots of potential with current new carpet, paint, wood burning fireplace, and very roomy backyard. One of the lowest priced properties on the market!
Heavenly Valley retreat! No detail was overlooked or dime spared in this beautiful remodel. Located just down the hill from Heavenly Ski Resort, this home offers beautiful filtered lake and mountain views. Sit on the wrap around deck and watch the sunset while warming by the double sided fireplace. Inside the home offers three bedrooms all with on suite bathrooms, large open concept kitchen/dining and living room and 2 car garage. Finish details include hardwood flooring through out, stainless steal appliances, granite counter tops, custom vanities, onyx and slate bathroom surrounds, designer window coverings and more. Unique to this house is AC and a sauna as well.
A one of a kind must see pristine 1973 custom home with an attached 800 sqft 4 car garage. When you walk though the doors you are welcomed by a great room featuring large beam vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling rock fireplace and wall to wall windows in the living room allows for amazing views of the lake- no art necessary! The main floor has a great room, master bed, 2nd bed and hall bath. There is a loft with 1 additional bed upstairs. Take the elevator down to the second floor and you have the exact same layout with a kitchenette, master and 2nd bed. This could be turned into a second unit if one desires. Keep this home in its mint condition 1973 design or customize to your hearts desire.
Beautiful lot located in lower Montgomery estates. This 8,152 sq. foot lot has an IPES score of 878 and 26% coverage. With quick access to the Truckee river, hiking and biking trails, this property is ideally situated. The lot itself sits higher off the street after a gentle curve on this quiet street giving the feeling of living amongst the trees. Even though its considered the county its close to Lake Tahoe Community College, shopping and eating. Drive by today!
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