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Kings Beach’s Future Complexion Under Discussion; Community Battling Mixed-use Definition

Proposed redevelopment has Kings Beach residents up in arms, claiming it goes against spirit of community plan

There Goes the Neighborhood

STRs are not affecting real estate sales

Go-To Gear for Snow Removal

Two employee-owners of Truckee’s Mountain Hardware and Sports compiled a guide for snow removal equipment this winter season.

Itsy, Bitsy Houses

Here are three for-sale options for itsy-bitsy homes that’ll keep things nice and tight while allowing the ideal Reno/Tahoe living situation.

Real Estate Market Snapshot | November 2022

Home prices are finally beginning to trend downward, with the median price dropping below $1 million for the first time in nearly two years.

Real Estate Market Snapshot | August 2020

Brought to you by TLUXP.com In the Tahoe Sierra MLS, single-family home sales volume increased 153% year over year for the month, with 225 single-family homes sold in July 2020 compared to 89 sold in July...

Dealing with a Frozen Home

As Old Man Winter does his best to bury us and freeze us out, here’s how to remedy frozen pipes and buried fire hydrants.

Full Disclosure

Local broker Kristina Mattson gives the inside scoop on what it means to buy a home “as-is” in Truckee/Tahoe.

What is Dark Sky Lighting?

You can help keep our skies dark by using outdoor light fixtures that direct light downward in compliance with the DarkSky International regulations. Interior designer Sue Pipal has some recommendations.

Space Invaders

You don’t have to use harsh chemicals to keep ants from invading your personal space as they hunt for food and water sources. Try these household items to keep the buggers away.