Chase’N Around Lake Tahoe
May 2012


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IN THIS ISSUE

:: Market Statistics
:: Real Estate Articles
:: Featured Property for Sale
:: Luxury Best Buy
:: Special Rate Luxury Rental
:: Local Events of the Month
:: Featured Restaurant

Western Mountain Resort Alliance 1st Quarter Market Stats
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WMRA Tahoe 

 

Now May Be Best Time To Buy A House In Two Decades

Purchasing a home may be more affordable now than it has been in more than 20 years. Almost 78% of homes sold during the first quarter of 2012 were affordable to people earning the U.S. median income of $65,000, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo. Home prices nationwide have fallen about 36% from their peak, while median income has risen by about 10%. At the same time, mortgage rates are below 4%. Read More

 

 

Nationwide housing affordability hit a new record high!

For a second consecutive quarter in the first three months of this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), released today. Yet tight lending conditions continue to pose a major obstacle to many prospective home buyers.

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 Featured Property
Just Listed in North Lake Tahoe

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Designed and built by Loverde Builders in 2002, this 3,800+ sq. ft. home features agate bay stone exterior face, alder interior trim, nyatoh doors and specially-designed paneling along with hydronic heat, dramatic high ceilings, 4 ensuite bedrooms, Eagle windows, Hammerton lights, custom iron work, freeze alarms and fire sprinklers. Quartzite flooring is used on the main level and patios. Family members can enjoy a game room, reading alcove and large storage room. Private pier, boat lift, 2 buoys.

Are you thinking of Investing, Buying or Selling in the Lake Tahoe and Truckee Area?  Understand the Chase difference…time tested and results driven systems.  Contact us

Luxury BEST BUY 

Tavern Shores Lakefront Condo, Tahoe City Ca.
 
Beautifully remodeled corner unit with lots of light. Relax on your deck or in your living room with an expansive view of Lake Tahoe, lovely lawn and lupine field. Walk a short distance across the lawn to the HOA pier or pool and tennis courts. Interior upgrades include Alder doors and trim, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. It’s a short stroll into Tahoe City for services, shopping and dining. Get your morning coffee on the way!
Have a property in mind but don’t see it for sale on the market?  We have “First Look” Listings too! 

Special Spring Rate!
Luxury Vacation Rental in Squaw Valley

The Broken Arrow Lodge

Truly a lodge, in the grandest sense of the term. This home is fabulously furnished and decorated by Catherine Macfee & Associates. No expense has been spared by this discerning owner in outfitting the Fours Seasons Lodge. A Huge Great room flanked at each end with massive granite fireplaces literally “floats” in the trees looking out.

 west shore associationCelebrate Opening Day at the Lake!

Exploring incredible dinning, shopping, and activities all around North Lake Tahoe from Thursday May 24th to Thursday May 31st..

Opening Day Calendar

 

 

May 26th & 27th

Truckee Home Building Show 

Regional Green Building Symposium and Sierra Health 

Truckee High School. Free parking. 10 am to 5 pm. $6 Includes meeting with construction professionals and suppliers. You will be assisted in discovering the latest technology for your home including green building!

Truckee Home Show Calendar of Events

With Summer Comes Construction…

Click Here for the 2012 Tahoe Summer Road Construction Map for May – October

Following up on The PUSH…

The project is The PUSH, a story of hope and love, with its final act on South Pole. Along the way, I was challenged, both mentally and physically, beyond anything I have ever faced before.  In the end, the experience turned into something I never expected.   
 
The real real story, the real message, was not about going anywhere – it was about going within, and exploring the power of the human spirit. 

 

Month of May at

$5 Glasses of Wine from 5-5:55pm

   Looking to ease into your evening? Head to Uncorked Truckee (10118 Donner Pass Rd. Truckee, CA) half of the proceeds benefitting the High Fives Foundation. 

 

 trinkie and dave

Trinkie Watson, CIPS,CLHMS 

David Gemme, CRS

530.582.0722 Office

 

 

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