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Lots of our politicos talk about jobs, but more, simply, should talk less and do more about it! (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 28, 2011 / Richard Bolen) Amid all of this political debt falderol, here comes a better U.S. jobs report, the best one we've seen here in South Lake Tahoe since last April. Who knew? We've been, it seems, inundated with funky economic news for some time now. With the house vote going on today over the debt ceiling, and all of the juvenile name-calling that will go with it, we doubt this story will get (1 comments)
How Much it Costs, Exactly, to List a South Lake Tahoe, CA House Too High - 07/26/11 01:25 PM
Putting Fact into South Lake Tahoe, CA listing agent cliche. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 24, 2011 / Richard Bolen) How many times has a real estate agent ever said this to a home seller: "if you list your house to high it will cost you time and money?" The answer is, of course, unknown, and the number of times a home owner has heard that is certainly a number too large to imagine (it's like counting the number of stars, or something like that). In fact, the statement, if you list your house too high it will (0 comments)
Thus starts the process that ends with owning a South Lake Tahoe, CA home (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 22, 2011 / Richard Bolen) A retired teacher got in touch w us two days ago. The school teacher. being the most noble of all professions in our opinion — they are in charge of our children, we got to her questions immediately. She found us via an online search engine and had not seen this blog before. What was most interesting about this teacher was the pervasive real estate knowledge she has; it's spot on with one exception: (1 comments)
Information is King in The Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 19, 2011 / Richard Bolen) We like it when our local newspaper, The Tahoe Daily Tribune, uses us as a source for their real estate reporting. This is not to say necessarily that we like, or crave, the attention. What we do like is we know the public is nicely informed when we are cited as a resource. More than anything perhaps, this is the true goal of this blog: an better informed public about South Lake Tahoe real estate conditions is better (1 comments)
Heaven on Earth: South Lake Tahoe Weather– 1000+ YouTube Views and Counting! - 07/16/11 02:09 PM
The wonder of South Lake Tahoe Weather attracts near and far! (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 14, 2011 / Richard Bolen) We launched this on December 10 last year, and since then, "Heaven on Earth: The Lake Tahoe Weather" has attracted more than 1,000 viewers. We kinda like that. Our goal in producing this video was to give folks a detailed understanding of one of the main reasons why we like living here so much: the stunning weather that drives the South Lake Tahoe lifestyle. If you have not seen this one, we hope you enjoy. Some of our (1 comments)
Any Consideration for South Lake Tahoe, CA Homeowners is a terrific thing! (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 12, 2011 / Richard Bolen) One of the most fun things for us as a result of writing this blog is the often cool feedback we get from some of our many readers. This came from a reader who we've been in healthy discussion, and sometimes debate, over the state of the real estate market for the last three years. He sent this to us last week, and the truth is we had not heard about it or read the article (0 comments)
South Lake Tahoe, CA Real Estate Update: Q1 and Q2 Housing Results - 07/08/11 06:15 PM
South Lake Tahoe, CA Housing: Down in demand only slightly, down in value almost 10%. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 6, 2011 / Richard Bolen) Well, it continues to be good news for South Lake Tahoe, CA home buyers. Home values are a $29,000 better deal in general for home buyers than they were six months ago. Half of all South Lake Tahoe, CA home buyers are purchasing a distressed property, and a little more than half of all buyers are making their purchase under $300,000. Rather than being influenced by demand, these two factors more than anything else (0 comments)
Awesome Fireworks Finale: South Lake Tahoe July 4, 2011 - 07/07/11 07:06 PM
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 5th, 2011/ Richard Bolen) "Lights on the Lake" is big-time cacophonous South Lake Tahoe Summer Fun! This video is the 4th of July fireworks finale in South Lake Tahoe, CA. An important date, celebrating our Independence, but also commemorating the date of passing of it's "Voice", John Adams, and it's "Pen", Thomas Jefferson. It's called "Lights on the Lake", and this year the 4th of July South Lake Tahoe fireworks show is 24 minutes long, two more than last year. This fireworks show, the finale is shown here, consisted of some 5,000 professional pyrotechnic (0 comments)
The Characteristics of the South Lake Tahoe, CA Median Sold House… now and then. - 07/07/11 07:02 PM
The $250,000 – $300,000 South Lake Tahoe, CA house is different today than it was. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 5, 2011 / Richard Bolen) The South Lake Tahoe median sold price is $270,400, which falls in the price range from $250,000 to $300,000. The key characteristics of this price range are different today than they were last year, and much different then they were years ago. Lets look at these characteristics in detail, but first here's… The Bottom Line : Houses in this price range are 30% newer than they were 5 years ago. They are 99% bigger. (0 comments)
Thoughts about the writing of our Declaration of Independence. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 4, 2011 / Richard Bolen) (We did this a year before the piece below on John Adams. Where are these great men when we need them again?) He wrote it in 17 days. No electricity, no internet for research, no software, no cut, copy or paste. Only pen and ink, and candlelight to write at night. He was only 33 years old. And he did it alone, in two rented rooms of an otherwise occupied house… in the un-airconditioned weather of mid summertime. (0 comments)
The “Voice” of our Revolution. - 07/05/11 02:56 AM
Things to think about on the 4th of July. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 3, 2011 / Richard Bolen) (We always like to post something to commemorate our National holiday, and this year we'd like to look again at what we did ta few years ago. Hope you enjoy.) Today I get to be more grateful than usual. Perhaps more contemplative, reflective, and certainly there's good opportunity to be more humble. Years ago, 233 of them to be exact, great people gathered to give us a country. Each year at this time I think of them collectively, and (0 comments)
Today at the Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog - 07/02/11 02:13 AM
Talk about South Lake Tahoe multi-tasking, well this is in that ballpark. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / June 30, 2011 / Richard Bolen) It's another beautiful day here in South Lake Tahoe, and we thought you might find today's business of the blog fun and interesting. Here's today's do list: Open escrow on a new listing. Get new escrow offer and list agreement to 3rd party short sale negotiator. Help client craft a hardship letter for her short sale. Work w programmer on new statistics modules for the blog (there are about 4-5 of these soon coming, and they will (0 comments)
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