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470 Gonowabie, Crystal Bay Nevada. No written description could adequately describe this unique nearly 1 ½ acre home site and the old fashioned Tahoe home. Owned by the same family since 1935, one can only imagine the wonderful summers and incredible winters several generations of this family ...
Yes, you read it right. I am now in agreement with the IRS and other broker owners I know who say. As a profession we would be far better off to have every licensee as an employee of the company. They could get minimum wage, full benefits, get a W-2, two weeks paid vacation and all that good s...
In Brief.... After a Friday ruling by the Nevada Supreme Court, 38 Incline Village at Lake Tahoe property owners will receive a possible windfall of $350,000. The court ruled various state and county taxation departments were unconstitutional in how they assessed property values for those owners...
Once upon a time, there was a lovely azure blue lake surrounded by lush forest. Mark Twain remarked that "surely this is the finest view the world affords." Lake Tahoe's residents were the Indians who lived and fished along its shores. As time passed and civilization moved west, settlers pause...
The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think, say or do. It is more important than appearances, giftedness, or s...
Yes, that's what the buyer said. It took me over 9 months to get this buyer to visit Lake Tahoe. He is always traveling on business, riding a bike race somewhere in the country. I've called him and received calls over the months from cab rides, bike races, airport terminals, between business me...
There is tremendous amount of junk on blogs. Why is that? Are you building points? Just completely bored? Or like this blog, just stirring the pot?
There is a lot of trash on these blogs. Useless junk. Why is it? Are you just creating points, have diarea of the mouth or fingers? I don't get it.. This blog I type is a waste of valuble time and energy.. But I have an excuse. It's personal so I cannot share it.. None the less.... Why?
I'm interested in what others both with-in the profession of real estate as well as the consumers (buyers and sellers) are saying. I must say, I don't think the market here in Lake Tahoe is much different than elsewhere. This is a second home market for the most part. Typically sellers don't ne...
So far this season, we have only endured the smoke of fires to our west, toward Sacramento, Yuba City and such. But the forest are dry and very dangerous. If you visit our beautiful Lake, please be very careful. I was following someone today who threw their cigarette out the window. It angere...