Home Front

Local rental and real estate markets, with rotating columns also highlighting all things home-related, inside and out.

Opt Outside: Proximity to Nearby Hikes

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Shiny new house plus well-traveled trails. This month’s On Sale Now puts you within walking distance of some of Reno/Tahoe’s best hikes.

Short Term to Long Term

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Housing stock used for short-term rentals may be shifting to long-term rentals. Colin Frolich of Locals Landing wants to be there to facilitate the shift.

Real Estate Market Snapshot | June 2020

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com All regions show an increase in sales volume and median price from April. While the MLS shows zero lakefront single-family home sales on the North and West shores, there was...

Yard Duty

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Make the most of your time at home — get a jump on defensible space by ridding your yard of pine needles and other potentially hazardous debris.

Getting Dirty in Quarantine

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When a coronavirus-sized wrench is thrown into your foreseeable plans, it can be a great opportunity to break from your status quo and exercise your green thumb. So grab some seeds, tools, and soil, and get dirty.

Quarantine With a View

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Some places to call your own with stellar views for the next time you need to stay at home for an extended period of time.

Boom or Bust?

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Will we see a significant uptick in the Tahoe/Truckee real estate market this summer once stay-at-home and nonessential shutdown mandates are lifted?

Real Estate Snapshot | May 2020

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com Since January, sales volume, pending sales, and median price have been trending downward while listing inventory has trended in an upward direction. March was on par with previous years, but...

South-Facing Homes

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These three homes will give you as much sunlight as possible year-round.

Springtime Home Maintenance

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Doors, roofs, decks, critter damage: We all know spring is the time for important repairs in case next winter is … well, winter. Contractor Steven Torres takes you on a cheeky ride for the important prep you must do to avoid house calamity before next year’s season.