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Real Estate Snapshot | December 2023

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The seasonal market dip we usually see in October came a month late this year, given the late start to summer. From October to November, single-family home sales fell 47%.
Tim Hauserman

Economics of Rental Housing

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After Nicole Reitter’s opinion piece about the perils of being a landlord got a lot of traction on social media, Tim Hauserman delves deeper into the true costs of home ownership.

Real Estate Snapshot | October 2023

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While the number of homes sold in the region remained unchanged from September to October, median home price continues to exceed $1 million.

Make Sure You Hire the Right Contractor

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Big winters (like ours in 2022/23) and other natural hazard events tend to bring unscrupulous contractors out of the woodwork. Here’s how to get a good one.

Real Estate Snapshot | September 2023

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com During the month of September, the sale of single-family homes within the Tahoe Sierra MLS region increased 1% from August and 27% year over year. While September typically signifies the slow-down...

Real Estate Market Mirrors the Weather

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After a rough winter for real estate, the summer brought with it a booming housing market.

Real Estate Snapshot | August 2023

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Although inventory numbers are going up, median prices continue to hold steady.

Real Estate Snapshot | July 2023

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com During the month of July, 75 single-family homes were sold within the Tahoe Sierra MLS region. This number was flat from June sales, while median price dipped by 13% and the...

Are Property Owners or Renters Responsible for Reducing Risk of Wildfire? Short Answer: Both

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There is not any single blanket answer to the question: Is the renter or the homeowner responsible for fire prevention? Like with all things, a collaborative solution is ideal.

Real Estate Snapshot | June 2023

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Although inventory numbers are going up, median prices continue to hold steady.