Home Front

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

Pre-Season Prep

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Take advantage of our beautiful autumn days to get your yard prepped for the long, cold Tahoe winter ahead.

Real Estate Market Snapshot | November 2021

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Though the changing seasons make for chillier days, the Tahoe/Truckee real estate market isn’t showing signs that it’s starting to cool off.

Under Attack

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It’s that time of year again — summer heat starts to fade away and the yellow jackets come out to play … dirty. Why do they get so aggressive? The answer is pretty simple.

Real Estate Market Snapshot | October 2021

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Though the changing seasons make for chillier days, the Tahoe/Truckee real estate market isn’t showing signs that it’s starting to cool off.

Lincoln Log Upgrade

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Living the modern mountain life. Check out three homes that shy away from your standard Tahoe cabin-like designs and embrace today’s architectural trends.

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures?

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Renters seeking housing are turning to social media to sell themselves as ideal tenants in hopes of scoring a lease.

Real Estate Snapshot | January 2023

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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....

Wildfire Hardened?

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Safer from Wildfires helps policyholders find relief from skyrocketing homeowners insurance premiums.

WHY-FI!?!?

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WHY-FI?!? Suddenlink customers across the region have been experiencing customer service and connectivity issues for months. Dive in to learn of their struggles and hear the official response from umbrella corporation Altice USA, which acquired Suddenlink in 2015.

Doing it the Hard Way

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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.