Where Is the Housing Market Headed for the Rest of 2020? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The housing market is forecasted to finish the year with growing strength. Historically low mortgage rates are creating great potential for homebuyers, and home sales are on the rise. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, let’s […]



TLC Required with Buying Your First Home

Guidance and Support Are Key When Buying Your First Home In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “The share of first-time buyers increased in March through June—right into the heart of the […]



Tahoe Truckee is a Sellers Market.

Thinking of Selling Your House? Now May be the Right Time Inventory is arguably the biggest challenge for buyers in today’s housing market. There are simply more buyers actively looking for homes to purchase than there are sellers selling them, so the scale is tipped in favor of the sellers. According to the latest Existing Home […]



Strong Tahoe Market Begs, Is This The Right Time To Buy?

Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the COVID-19 health crisis, today is no exception. WFH options are now the new normal, so understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who […]



How does Real Estate Rank as an Investment?

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Real estate has outranked stocks, savings accounts, and gold as the best long-term investment among Americans for the past 7 years. The belief in the stability of housing as a long-term investment remains strong, despite the many challenges our economy faces today. Of the four […]



Selling your Tahoe Truckee Home in one of the Hottest Markets.

In today’s fast paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when selling a house. The reality is, the addition of more information can lead to more confusion. A real estate agent can be your essential guide, but truth […]



“FROM PIERS TO PEAKS” RADIO INTERVIEW – August 2018 Market Update

In this month’s 101.5 FM Tahoe Truckee Radio “Piers to Peaks” interview, Tahoe Estates Group’s Sally Gardner gives an overview of the overall real estate market trends in Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Sally also provides a detailed look at average sales price, time on market and sold price vs. asking price in two distinctive neighborhoods, […]



The Best Labor Day and Fall Events in Lake Tahoe and Truckee

Even though Labor Day is the “unofficial” end of the summer season in Lake Tahoe and Truckee, some of the region’s best events happen over the three-day weekend and the remainder of September. The 29th Annual Foam Fest is being held at Squaw Valley on Saturday, September 1 from 2-6 p.m. More than 25 local […]



Three-Quarters of Buyers Would Forgo Dream Home If It Didn’t Meet Their Pet’s Needs

A recent report found that homebuyers are willing to make significant sacrifices to obtain access to top-performing school, and now another survey shows that they are willing to do the same to accommodate their four-legged family members. Eighty percent of respondents to a poll conducted by realtor.com reported owning pets, with dogs the most popular animal. Of those […]



Craft Breweries in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe

Like any great mountain community, Truckee and Lake Tahoe has a flourishing craft brewing scene. So good, in fact, we have four outstanding local breweries with multiple locations to visit. Our skilled local brewers craft lagers, ales, sours, porters, stouts and everything in between, including seasonal and barrel-aged brews. Truckee’s first craft brewery, opened in […]