south lake tahoe real estate: Characteristics of the South Lake Tahoe, CA Median Sold House - 02/12/12 09:10 AM
Houses are bigger and big time less costly in South Lake Tahoe, CA these days.
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / February 10, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
Home buyers these days are looking for two essential things: a great deal, and comfort that they are not paying too much.
Today the median sold price of the South Lake Tahoe, CA home is $225,000. This is based on all single family home sales in the last 180-days with the Tahoe Keys not included.  If the Tahoe Keys is included, the median sold price is $235,000.
In the last 365-days 541 single … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: 2011 South Lake Tahoe, NV Year-End Real Estate Report - 01/16/12 06:34 AM
More Distressed Sales and a few more High End sales above $5M characterize Stateline, NV 2011 real estate market.
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / January 12, 2012 / Richard Bolen)
This is the 2011 bottom line for the Nevada side of our South Lake Tahoe real estate market: demand was down slightly; median home values were about the same as last year; the percentage of distressed properties was higher, and luxury home sales over $1M were about the same in number, but notably higher above $5M.
The chart below is the source material for this report. Now for the … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: Better Year End Economic Indicators… for the Country and South Lake Tahoe - 12/29/11 06:47 AM

Rising Consumer Confidence, Lower Housing Prices, Falling Jobless Claims, Historic Low Interest Rates are hopeful signs. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / December 27, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
Here's a few reports that have come in through the holidays that we find encouraging. All are hopeful about a recovering economy (yes, we too wish it were faster), and all are good news for home buyers looking for South Lake Tahoe opportunities in the new year.
This first article came out just before Christmas, and it finds the number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: U.S. Housing Affordability is Now at Record High. How Good for South Lake Tahoe is that? - 12/15/11 05:52 AM
Terrific News for all South Lake Tahoe Home Buyers
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / December 13,2011 / Richard Bolen)
Here's what the article says: "There may not have been any generation in history that has faced such incredibly affordable home ownership, especially when a young couple is buying a first home to get started in life, invest in a home, and raise a family. At least in terms of housing affordability, young, middle-class Americans have never had it this good."
This means you, South Lake Tahoe home buyer.
The article comes today via the Wall Street Pit, and it … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: Some new things about the Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog - 12/09/11 05:59 AM

Progress is being made from our efforts to help you in South Lake Tahoe (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / December 5, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
At first the vision was to create new stat services for South Lake Tahoe home buyers to better recognize the deal they are looking for, and at the same time to provide a means to help a buyer understand when they are not paying too much.
It took about a year to create this new tool, and it's been sitting here on our site innocuously on our site for about a month. What happened … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: The South Lake Tahoe, CA Median Sold House… Now and Then. - 10/21/11 07:14 AM
New Blog Feature to Help South Lake Tahoe, CA Home Buyers
 (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / October 19, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
We have been working for the last year and a half to bring new features on this blog to better help South Lake Tahoe, CA  home buyers and sellers. We're grateful to announce that some of these efforts have just been launched.
 Before we lead you to the first new feature, please understand that this is the beta, or testing phase of product development. This means that our process with these new features is continuing, and at … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: Attention Home Buyers: Making South Lake Tahoe Even More Attractive (pt 9) - 09/28/11 06:33 AM
What's Good for our Community College is Good for All of Us
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / September 25, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
This is all good news for South Lake Tahoe home buyers. Home prices have not been this affordable in a decade, and mortgage interest rates have never been this low.
In addition to these very real home buyer advantages, there are a host of additional South Lake Tahoe positives that make our community even more attractive, and our housing climate even better.  These positives include improvements in our infrastructure and private investments in local businesses. All … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: Attention Home Buyers: Making South Lake Tahoe Even More Attractive (pt 8) - 09/27/11 06:07 AM
More Retail Developments at the Y Intersection?
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / September 24, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
This is all good news for South Lake Tahoe home buyers. Home prices have not been this affordable in a decade, and mortgage interest rates have never been this low.
In addition to these very real home buyer advantages, there are a host of additional South Lake Tahoe positives that make our community even more attractive, and our housing climate even better.  These positives include improvements in our infrastructure and private investments in local businesses. All together, what this means is … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: Attention Home Buyers: Making South Lake Tahoe Even More Attractive (pt 5) - 09/19/11 07:33 AM
Improvements to South Lake Tahoe High School helps primary home buyers.
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / September 17, 2011 / Richard Bolen)
This is all good news for South Lake Tahoe home buyers. Home prices have not been this affordable in a decade, and mortgage interest rates have never been this low.
In addition to these very real home buyer advantages, there are a host of additional South Lake Tahoe positives that make our community even more attractive, and our housing climate even better.  These positives include improvements in our infrastructure and private investments in local businesses. All together, … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: A Better Jobs Report… amid all this Political Debt Nonsense. - 07/30/11 09:22 AM

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)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe real estate homes for sale update: The Tahoe Keys, CA - 06/01/11 04:42 PM
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / May 30, 2011 / Richard Bolen)

South Lake Tahoe neighborhood luxury home values: The Tahoe Keys prices 12.4% lower this year than last year, and 53.9% off The Tahoe Keys market high of 2005. We though it would be interesting to track South Lake Tahoe, CA neighborhood home values over time with this visual. As the chart above indicates, here are the median sold prices for The Tahoe Keys neighborhood since 2003.
 The Tahoe Keys Housing Values : Home values this year to date are 12.4% lower ($84,000 off) than they were for all … (1 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe real estate homes for sale update: Tahoe Island Drive, CA - 05/31/11 06:18 PM
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / May 29, 2011 / Richard Bolen)

South Lake Tahoe neighborhood home values: Tahoe Island Drive prices 1.3% off this year from last year, and 44.4% off the Tahoe Island Drive market high of 2007. We though it would be interesting to track South Lake Tahoe, CA neighborhood home values over time with this visual. As the chart above indicates, here are the median sold prices for the Tahoe Island Drive neighborhood since 2003.
 Tahoe Island Drive Housing Values : Home values this year to date are 1.3% lower ($3,500) than they were for all … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe, CA homes for sale: Stateline Area real estate listings update - 12/19/10 05:33 AM

(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / December 17, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
Stateline Area, South Lake Tahoe, CA: Current Real Estate Homes for Sale Activity. We’ve just updated all Stateline Area neighborhood homes for sale real estate activity in South Lake Tahoe, including all 2010 sales, current escrow and all active listings. Please note “Stateline Area (CA)” found in our left sidebar.
Located between the casinos and the Lake, homes in the Stateline Area neighborhood of South Lake Tahoe, CA offer a range of value and opportunity.
Obviously the location is ideal, the Stateline Area is exactly that, it boarders … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe Real Estate Update: Mortgage Interest Rates…then and now! - 10/28/10 06:20 PM

Is it a good time to buy a house in South Lake Tahoe (Pt 1) (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / October 26, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
This begins a four-part series on whether it is a good time to buy a house in South Lake Tahoe in today’s real estate market climate.
This is a rather detailed look at some of the key factors in making a buying decision. We’ll be looking at interest rates,  mortgage payments, the differences, if any, in the characteristics of a median priced house from 2003 until now, and we’ll also look at another … (1 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe, CA Homes in Escrow - 09/06/10 08:17 AM
109 Homes in Escrow in South Lake Tahoe, CA… 45.9% are Distressed Sales! (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / September 4, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
We have just updated the South Lake Tahoe Real Estate Market Escrow Report. There are 109 homes in escrow right now. This same number was 101 in June,  102 in May, 109 in March, and 93 last December.
Escrow is 26.2% of the current  416 active homes listed on the market in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Throughout 2010 the percentage of homes in escrow has ranged from what it is now to 36.5%. Throughout 2009 the … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe Real Estate News: Stateline, NV 2010 Sales - 09/04/10 07:37 AM
57 Homes Sold in 2010 to date in Stateline, NV area of South Lake Tahoe. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / September 2, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
We have just updated current 2010 home sales in the Stateline, NV area of South Lake Tahoe.
To get as true indication of market conditions as possible, we also report all single family home sales in Stateline, NV for the last 365, 180, 90 and 30 days as well.
All sales in the last 365 days are continually updated (here)
All 2010 homes sales are continually updated here.
Current Demand: The chart indicates Stateline, … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe Business Spotlight: Tahoe Sport Fishing - 08/18/10 05:40 AM
The great adventure — a fishing charter at Lake Tahoe with Tahoe Sport Fishing!
(Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / August 16, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
Don’t know about you, but generally, when we think of fishing, we think one person, one pole, stand on a rock, hope for some luck. How wrong we can be!! Fishing need not be solitary, and sport fishing doesn’t need an ocean. Thinking about fishing Lake Tahoe? Go with the best and largest fishing fleet on Lake Tahoe!
Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience on America’s premier Alpine lake with Tahoe Sport Fishing. Their … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe Real Estate News: North Upper Truckee - 08/02/10 08:44 AM
North Upper Truckee, South Lake Tahoe, CA: Current Real Estate Listings Activity. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 31, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
We’ve just updated all North Upper Truckee neighborhood real estate activity in South Lake Tahoe, including all 2010 sales, current escrow and all active listings. Please note “North Upper Truckee (CA)” found in our left sidebar.
2010 North Upper Truckee single family home sales, here.
Current  North Upper Truckee, South Lake Tahoe single family homes in escrow, here.
Current  North Upper Truckee, South Lake Tahoe single family homes listed, here.
Also note that we have added information … (1 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: South Lake Tahoe, CA Real Estate News: Montgomery Estates - 08/02/10 07:57 AM
Montgomery Estates Luxury Homes, South Lake Tahoe, CA: Current Real Estate Activity. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 31, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
We’ve just updated all Montgomery Estates neighborhood real estate activity in South Lake Tahoe, including all 2010 sales to date, current escrow and all active listings. Please note “Montgomery Estates  (CA)” found in our left sidebar.
2010 Montgomery Estates single family home luxury sales, here.
Current Montgomery Estates, South Lake Tahoe single family luxury homes in escrow, here.
Current Montgomery Estates, South Lake Tahoe single family luxury homes listed, here.
Montgomery Estates Sales Rec
There are  35 … (0 comments)

south lake tahoe real estate: U.S. Home Prices Increase… so what about South Lake Tahoe? - 07/30/10 07:35 AM

As usual, things are different here in South Lake Tahoe. (Lake Tahoe Real Estate Blog / July 27, 2010 / Richard Bolen)
We have seen evidence of home price strengthening recently, both nationally and in South Lake Tahoe, CA, slight though that it is.
The report here is another one of these, and it comes to us via Associated Press and Case Schiller.
First lets look at points in the Associated Press article, then we’ll compare to South Lake Tahoe.
Home prices rose in May for the second straight month. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index indicates a … (1 comments)

 
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