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

Real Estate Snapshot | November 2019

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com In the Tahoe Sierra MLS in the month of October, sales volume and median price of single-family homes remained flat from September. Lakefront sales volume is down this October compared to...

Developer Says Look Forward, Opponents Say Look Back

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Legal trouble, evictions, and too many units: Community complaints about Sean Whelan’s proposed Jibboom Street development got personal. He says the project represents the future.

The Keys to Water Winterization

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In Tahoe/Truckee, we’re all old hats at winterizing our homes to be as energy efficient as possible during big (and deep and white!) winters. But did you know it is just as important to winterize your water system? Learn how here.

Spirited Homes

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Got ghosts? These houses (probably) do.

It’s Coming from Nextdoor

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

Real Estate Snapshot | October 2019

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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...

Real Estate Snapshot | September 2019

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Brought to you by TLUXP.com This August, both sales volume and median price of single-family homes were up from July in each micro-region. Looking year over year, sales volume was down and median price was up...

Slope-Side Living

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Slope-side living in North Tahoe

Spring Flowering Bulbs

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Bulbs are similar to seeds, storing nutrients and moisture, and they are among the heartiest of ways to create beautiful beds of flowers. Learn about the species that can survive in our mountain environment and the best practices to ensure that yours thrive.

To Buy or To Sell; That is the Question

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Tahoe is largely a vacation home destination, a place where buyers don’t need to buy and sellers, often, don’t need to sell. Check out analysis on where we stand in the Tahoe housing market by Jackie Ginley.