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Wednesday, November 2, 2022   /   by Sasha Spiegel

Tahoe Winter 2022/2023 Season is HERE!

Winter is Here... And it's no surprise that Tahoe Winters can be BIG. That's why it's important to be prepared!
Here's a list of reminders to help keep you safe and worry free this winter. 

Make it a habit of checking the weather ahead of time. You don't want to be caught off guard by a storm. A great App for your smart phone is Road Conditions Pro. It provides live footage of Interstate-80 and Highway-50. You can also view live web cams of road conditions on CalTrans or pay for Highly Rated up-to-date Snow Reports from Weather Forecasters like Open Snow.
Prepare for Power Outages. Make sure you have a 'Power Outage Kit' i.e. Lanterns, Batteries, Portable Battery Packs (Pre-Charged), Wood for Wood stoves, Blankets and Board Games. Invest in a Generator if you can and make sure you have it professionally installed.
Snow Removal! Make sure your snow removal contracts are renewed. Buy spare shovels and *make sure you change the oil in your snow b ...

Tuesday, July 26, 2022   /   by Sasha Spiegel

A return to a more balanced Real Estate Market

How did we get here and what created the HOT market of the past 2 years? 
The past 2 years were record breaking especially in Resort Communities like Tahoe. 

What led to this rapid increase in home values? 

Record low mortgage rates. 

Reduction in normal inventory: Property owners who normally would have listed their homes either

wanted to use their second homes to “get out” of the city, and work remotely. 

Or were not interested in selling, as they were able to rent their second home at dramatically high rates of return. 

Increase in Buyer Demand.

Buyers looking to “get out” of the cities and into nature created an unprecedented demand in resort communities.

The increase in rental return, also created buyer demand as they looked at the 2nd home as an investment opportunity. 

This combination of record low supply & record high demand put pressure on the prices to go up.  ...

Wednesday, June 8, 2022   /   by Sasha Spiegel

Free Concerts / Farmer's Markets / Wine & Beer Around Tahoe & Truckee

Free Concerts Schedule

Tuesdays are BluesDays at "The Village at Palisades" in Olympic Valley
Wednesday are Concerts at The Regional Park in Truckee
Thursdays are Truckee Thursdays in "Old Town" Truckee
Fridays are Music on the Beach in Kings Beach
Saturdays are Sunset Music at "The Village at Palisades" in Olympic Valley
Sundays are Music in the Afternoon at Commons Beach in Tahoe City   

First Fridays
Tahoe City at MUSE 4PM -9PM
Art, Music, Food & Drinks
July 1st, August 5th & September 2nd 
Farmer's Markets 

Tuesday's The Regional Park in Truckee 8AM-1PM
Wednesdays Tahoe Paradise Park in South Lake Tahoe 9AM -1PM
Thursdays Commons Beach in Tahoe city 8AM-1PM
Thursdays Incline Village  3PM - 6PM
Saturdays Truckee by the RailRoad Tracks East End of Town 8AM - 1PM ...