975 The Drive, Tahoe City – Price Reduced $859,000!!

Wonderful, brand new mountain home located in Tahoe City, West shore Lake Tahoe. 975 The Drive, Tahoe City CA 96145. This home has very nice finishes and is ready for its new occupants. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,600+ square feet, 2-car garage. Just a block from the bike path. Perfect home for full-time or vacation home use. Open houses are scheduled or call for a personal tour.  Read more »

Market Conditions Update

Lake Tahoe Market Conditions Update for June 2013 The market in Lake Tahoe over the past few months has been rip-roaring! After a slow and painful down market rife with distressed sales, upside down property values and homeowners walking away from their homes, we have seen an extreme shift. Property values have increased, seemingly overnight, as well as buyer confidence and interest. We’re seeing multiple offers, over asking… It’s pretty interesting to say the least. Some... Read more »

Lake Tahoe Home Financing

Lake Tahoe Home Financing So you’ve found the perfect Lake Tahoe home for sale? Now you need to buy it! There are many options for financing a Lake Tahoe home purchase which is good because there are some factors of home purchase that may not allow for conventional financing. In addition to a buyer qualifying to purchase a home there are qualifying factors for the home or condo or lot. Many buyers for north Lake Tahoe real estate are purchasing a home or condo in addition to their primary residence.... Read more »

1765 Cedar Crest, Tahoe City – $699,000 Price Reduced!!

1765 Cedar Crest Ave., Tahoe City

Quick price reduction for this large mountain home in Tahoe Park. New price $699,000. Over 3,100 square feet of living area makes this home under $225 per square foot! Tahoe Park HOA membership is included in the purchase for use of the private beach, piers and more. Walk down the street to Sunnyside for dinner on the deck or breakfast at Fire Sign. 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and oversized 2-car garage. Perfect for a vacation home... Read more »

Lake Tahoe Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day is historically the unofficial start of Summer in Lake Tahoe. Memorial Day 2013 offers events for visitors and locals in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee. In addition to starting your summer search for Lake Tahoe real estate here are some other things you might enjoy doing this weekend: One of the biggest annual Memorial Day events is the Opening Day at the Lake with festivities at the marinas, businesses, restaurants and resorts along the west shore and in Tahoe City. Special events... Read more »

702 Chipmunk St., Kings Beach, CA – Slideshow

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On the Fence About Selling?

Many homeowners who would have sold during the past 5 years held on to their homes due to the bad market conditions. Are you one of them? Century 21 Tahoe North Realtors agents have professional as well as personal experience with buying and selling real estate in all kinds of markets. Here are my top 5 reasons to sell your Lake Tahoe home this summer. Learn more about selling North Lake Tahoe real estate and general helpful seller information. Find more information about the value of your Lake... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to Sell this Summer

Top 5 Reasons to Sell this Summer Many people struggle with whether the timing is right to buy or sell real estate in Lake Tahoe. Although the agents at Century 21 Tahoe North Realtors don’t have a crystal ball, there are some indicators that now may be a good time for sellers who have been waiting to sell their Lake Tahoe property. 1) The inventory of Lake Tahoe Homes for sale is low. There is a seasonal market in Lake Tahoe due to the winter and summer vacation traffic so the current inventory... Read more »

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 »