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Risky Business

This past summer’s earthquake activity might have you wondering whether it’s time for earthquake insurance. The California Earthquake Authority helps determine risk and offers quake coverage.

Slow an’ Easy

The keys to safely driving in snow country? Slow down and be prepared.

Doing it the Hard Way

Defensible space is a common way for folks to protect their residences from wildfire, but there are other ways to harden the home and make it more resistant to fire risk.

Short-Term Renters Driving You Crazy? Here is What You Can Do

That loud STR driving you batty? Here’s what the rules are and whom you can call to fix the problem.

Oldies But Goodies

Historic homes of Tahoe and Truckee

Dodging the Draft

DIY energy audits can help improve wintertime energy efficiency.

Real Estate Snapshot | October 2019

Brought to you by TLUXP.com In September, median price of single-family homes sold decreased from August in most micro-regions with the exceptions being Incline Village and Crystal Bay (where median price increased by 9%) and lakefronts...

It’s Coming from Nextdoor

Your neighbor’s dirty laundry is on display via Nextdoor. Here are some good ‘uns.

The ‘Other’ Recyclables

Everyone knows you can recycle plastic, glass, aluminum, and cardboard. But did you know that you can also recycle bottle caps, foil snack wrappers, markers, coffee bags, crayons, razors and more?

Real Estate Snapshot | January 2023

Brought to you by TLUXP.com In January, the number of single-family homes sold within the Tahoe Sierra MLS area dipped 57% compared to the same time last year; however, median price saw only a 2% decline....