Wow – Surprising Stats here in Truckee-Tahoe Market

I was asked by a client to estimate the increase in value of his home over the past couple of years and while I told him that was a difficult thing to do, it really isn't.  I went in through our mls statistical reporting feature and here, according to it's calculations, is … [Read more...]

Truckee-North Lake Tahoe Market Stats for March 2014

Statistics from the Tahoe MLS: the solds from March 1-31, 2014:  Lack of inventory is what we chose to attribute the lack of sales in March, 2014 but a general ho hum settled over the market this past month.  Down from 77 in the short month of February, Tahoe Sierra MLS … [Read more...]

February Market Stats for the Truckee – Lake Tahoe Region

The number of sales moved upward from January’s total of 59 to 77 sales of residential properties for the month of February. The median sale price jumped dramatically from the previous month of $429,000 to $637,500, this occurred even as the number of million dollar plus … [Read more...]

Local Athletes in the Sochi Olympics


The Sochi Olympics are underway and we want to recognize the amazing local athletes that are representing our country. The Olympics are a great event that bring a spotlight to winter sports that usually get less attention. It is always fun to root for the USA  when the world … [Read more...]

January 2014 Tahoe – Truckee Market Stats

2014 sales got off to a rather pathetic start; January sales reported at a scant 59 following December’s sales total of 114.  25% of January sales were million dollar plus and the distressed property sales ticked up to 12%. Interesting statistics wouldn’t you say?  The … [Read more...]

Ways To Make a Small Room Look & Feel Larger!


When people view potential homes to buy one of the primary critiques they have is that of space issues. Buyers want to be able to envision that they can fit their life into a home. While square footage is a a restriction that is not easily amended, there are several things … [Read more...]

The Dream Team Visits The HGTV Dream Home!


This past Friday we had the opportunity to volunteer as docents giving tours of the 2014 HGTV Dream Home. We really enjoyed seeing all of detailed finishes up close in person, because as gorgeous as all of the photos are, nothing beats the real thing! It was a fun … [Read more...]

Come Tour The HGTV Dream Home!


The highly anticipated HGTV Dream Home in Schaffer's Mill is complete and many tuned in to watch it be unveiled on HGTV. For those of us that live in the area can do one better and see stunning home and all of the exquisite details in person! Tours will be begin  week … [Read more...]

Silver Lining to a Snowless Winter


Many people are tearing their hair out when they check the extended forecast as far as it will go and all it shows is sunshine. I suppose that is what you call California problems and I bet some people on the other half of the country would kill us for complaining about … [Read more...]

Client Appreciation Party 2013


This past Sunday the 29th we hosted our annual client appreciation party in our  cozy new downtown office on Donner Pass Road. It was a great turnout and we are so glad that our clients were able to add our party to their busy holiday schedules. We so enjoyed catching up … [Read more...]