Lake Tahoe Building Allocations 2013

New home development in Lake Tahoe is limited. There are more restrictions and guidelines set forth to limit the type and amount of development than in most areas due to the sensitive environment of the Lake Tahoe basin. The natural beauty and unique mountain lake topography makes the Lake Tahoe basin so attractive to homeowners and visitors alike. The main agency managing and overseeing the impact of development on the area is the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA). The TRPA just released the... Read more »

New Homes on the Market in North Lake Tahoe

As the real estate market begins to improve we have begun seeing more new homes come on the market. In fact, the number of new home sales this year to date would indicate new home sales will be up for the first time in 3 years. Here is a brief history of the number new home sales for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee per the MLS: 2008=43, 2009=68, 2010=40, 2011=41, 2012=31, 2013=13 YTD. There are currently 29 new homes active in the MLS with another 15 under contract or pending. Of the active new... Read more »