It is a good time to buy and an OK time to sell. The bright news is that the markets are not going down at this time and unless something moves the market downward, this is a good time for buyers to buy and probably as good as it’s going to get for sellers to sell. Thanks to the low interest rates, which the Feds indicated that they will not be increasing rates anytime soon, and maybe even not for the rest of 2019. If you have questions about our current market, feel free to give us a call.
National home prices increased 4 percent year over year in February 2019 and are forecast to increase 4.7 percent from February 2019 to February 2020, according to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI®) Report. The February 2019 HPI gain was down from the February 2018 gain of 6.4 percent and it continued a slowdown in home price growth that began in May 2018. Finish reading here.
Mortgage rates are fast approaching 4%, a rate low enough that economists and lenders believe it will help jump-start the housing market again. The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.06% this week, its lowest since January 2018, according to data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the mortgage-finance giant. The rate was down nearly a quarter point from a week earlier, its biggest drop in over a decade. Finish reading here.
According to our friends at NRCS, the snowpack is now 203% of average for March 28th. With many resorts extending their seasons, you still have time to get out and enjoy all this snow! Photo courtesy of @Justin Majeczky Visuals
Affordable rancher in Tahoe Island Park just minutes to the lake and the paths and beaches and the good times and so much more. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths including a master bedroom and bathroom. There is also a roomy living space anchored by the brick wall hosted gas fireplace. Eat in dining room is located off of the remodeled kitchen, laundry/mud room entrance off 2 car garage room.
Wonderful rancher located blocks from the high school in Gardner Mtn. great single story rancher features – 3 bedrooms, 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.
The most charming cabin in the Basin! This one bed one bath 1953 cabin has been restored with attention to detail. From the beautiful wood floors to the 1950s kitchen, you’ll feel the love and warmth this cabin emits the minute you walk in. A beautiful paver stone driveway greets you from the road and leads you up to the house. With a large deck that wraps halfway around the house you double your living space in the summer. Stepping into the house you’re greeted by a beautiful fireplace surrounded by built in book shelves. The wood wrapped walls make one feel like they truly are living in a mountain cabin. Being sold turnkey all you need is your family.
Fabulous Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Paradise finds this near perfect lil’ cabin in the woods, nestled on over half-acre wooded parcel, minutes from the best of Tahoe; winter sports/ski resorts, hiking/biking trails and the Truckee river for summer water recreation or sunbathing in the meadow! Easy access to and from this charming yet spacious 3 bdrm. rancher with 2 ba., open great room floor plan that expands the remodeled entertaining space to the ample sized decking and over sized fenced yard.
Come home to Heavenly Tahoe, where the good times are in abundance! This charming mtn chalet literally sits at the base of the sierras nestled up to Vail’s Heavenly ski resort for easy access to the mtn for summers hiking, biking or get ready for the slopes this coming winter.. There’s room for everyone in this 1550 +/-, 3 bdrm plus roomy loft, 2 masters and baths, 2 car carport plus loads of south facing parking. Street level access through the finished overflow sleeping/ storage area. Amenities include- Metal roof, covered entry steps, enclosed mud room, bear box, Great room with vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling wall of windows looking west to the Sierra range and the slopes of gunbarrel and world cup..remodeled kitchen, fresh paint and touch ups throughout.
Backing to private forest this centrally located newer built home offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Built in 2006 with quality construction throughout, the floor plan allows for the open concept to flow through the down stairs and up to the second floor where all the bedrooms are located. The newer wrought iron fence in the backyard allows security for your home while enveloping the surrounding forest creating a peaceful sanctuary. Located within walking distance to bijou middle school, close to heavenly and the Lake, this is the perfect family home!
With views of Lake Tahoe and Heavenly Ski Resorts Gun Barrel run this immaculate 6 Bedroom, 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.
Tahoe living at its finest. Here is your chance to live in the heart of South Lake with all the amenities and no property maintenance. The summit offers condo living at its finest. Community pool, spa, and clubhouse. This condo backs to the forest with a seasonal creek so you can sit out on your nicely designed patio and listen to the birds. Inside you’ll find an updated kitchen, baths, flooring, paint and the addition of a shower in the downstairs bathroom. This unit also has a fully furnished loft accessible thru the laundry room.
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.
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?
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.
Unique opportunity for investor or owner operator to purchase an iconic retail property in South Lake Tahoe. Long term tenants have been in place for the past 30 years. Scotty’s True Value Hardware current lease runs through November 2020 and Napa Auto Parts lease runs through June 2019. You can choose to write new contracts with better terms for existing leases or take this opportunity to find new tenants or move your business to the property. Total 13,731 square feet according to last appraisal. Partial ADA compliance- restrooms not included. 36 existing parking spaces.
Here is your chance to build your dream home within walking distance to the Lake. This desirable Al Tahoe neighborhood is centrally located with restaurants, beaches, parks and water activities. This lot has an IPES score of 897 with 30% coverage. Drive by and get the creative juices flowing for building that perfect piece of paradise.
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3599 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Stateline, NV 89449
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