Chase ‘N Around Lake Tahoe
February 2014

In This Issue

Area Real Estate Market Statistics

Real Estate Articles and Information 

Luxury California Property  

Luxury Nevada Property  

Martis Camp Luxury Estates  

Lake Tahoe & Truckee Events

Philanthropy, The Arts, More 

Mortgage Rates Projected to Rise as Tapering Continues

It is projected that if the Fed continues to cut back on bond purchases that long term mortgage rates would start to climb. Many experts felt that Janet Yellen, who replaced Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair, was going to be less inclined to continue tapering bond purchases at the level established.

California Housing is looking up! 

  Housing affordability finally cools, investors loosen grip

Six years after the financial crisis and California is still feeling the leftover ripple effects of loose lending standards and an overabundance of foreclosed homes. But things are looking up. Looking at recent report headlines, California still has a few gems to give it hope going forward. Here are 3 signs…

Featured Luxury Property

Prestigious Fleur du Lac Estates
Prestigious Fleur Du Lac #5, 4000 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
4000 W Lake Blvd #5West Shore Lake Tahoe

An opportunity that rarely comes along! Fleur Du Lac, a prestigious gated community located on 15 beautiful acres alongside crystal blue Lake Tahoe, enjoys superb amenities; yacht club, marina w/slips, gorgeous clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, fitness center and onsite manager and security. Only 22 homes have the distinctive privilege to enjoy all Fleur Du Lac has to offer. This unique townhome is an elegant blend of reclaimed barnwood, stonework & custom touches. Truly the finest of living on water’s edge. Offered at $3,500,000

Featured Luxury Nevada

Crystal Bay, Nevada
Spatially efficient lakefront estate, located in a wind-protected cove in Crystal Bay. A deep-water pier (shared), boat lift and 2 buoys for easy lake enjoyment. 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths and an elevator too! Offered at $10,995,000

Martis Camp - Tahoe Perfected
Martis Camp – Tahoe Perfected
With only 22 properties on the market at Martis Camp, now is the time to invest in Tahoe’s most saught after community. Renowned home builders created an extraordinary array of luxury custom homes that fully embrace the Tahoe lifestyle…cabins to grand estates.

 34th Annual Snowfest!

February 28th ~ March 9th

SnowFest is ten days of fun-filled activities from February 28th to March 9th. The events are for all ages and interests. There will be snow related events, and non-snow related events, including wining and dining, races, parades theater and concerts.

1st Winter Edition Alpenglow Mountain Festival
happening through March 2, 2014.

The festival, which is presented by Nature’s Bakery, is a celebration of human-powered events, clinics, presentations, film and more. For beginning and intermediate winter recreation enthusiasts and will showcase nordic skiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and natural history events.

Lake Tahoe’s most popular racing series – the Rahlves’ Banzai Tour – is back, with ski and snowboard racing in its purest form.
The 2014 Rahlves’ Banzai Tour,  through March 16. The ski venues will be Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Finals and Super Finals at Sugar Bowl Resort on March 15-16.

Annual Celebrity Hound Hobnob at Gallery Keoki Village at Squaw Valley  

February 22, 2014

Meet Wiley, Smoke, Boon, Murphy, Boomer and the National Ski Patrol Avalanche Rescue Team. A fundraiser for the 100% donation funded Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Avalance Search and Rescue dogs. Show your support for these amazing pups!





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