Meetings to Mountains

  I wanted a change of scenery. I wasn’t taking full advantage of San Francisco any more. I was usually too worn out from a long day of high tech meetings and commuting to try a new restaurant, go out with friends, or even take a short bay cruise.… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, June 2, 2018 in Agent Feature

2017 Q3 Martis Camp Market Update

  Recently, I was working with a family looking for their Tahoe retreat and asked the simple question: “Have you heard of Martis Camp?” They hadn’t. They were exploring other resort communities within Truckee, however, I knew then and there, that… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, October 8, 2017 in Luxury Real Estate, Market Update, Tahoe/Truckee

2017 Lahontan Mid-Year Report

  Lahontan continues to impress with its understated beauty and privacy as well as this quiet sense of connectedness and community. Lahontan has become a welcomed place for investment building as well as families looking to build a custom home, wi… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, July 18, 2017 in Lahontan, Market Update, Real Estate, Summer in Tahoe, TMR
11073 Meek Court Exterior

Serene Setting in Gray’s Crossing – 11073 Meek Court

Move-in ready for the holidays. Serene setting, vista views, ideal floorplan and just minutes from downtown Truckee as well as Tahoe’s best ski resorts, this newly constructed home in Gray’s Crossing is a perfect fit for your family. Designed by Nick S… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, November 21, 2016 in 4 Bed, Gray’s Crossing, Real Estate
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Village at Northstar 2016 Market Update

  As we come into this New Year with fresh snow and new perspectives, it’s interesting to see a correlation between ideal ski season weather and favorable real estate activity. This holiday season was met with near perfect ski conditions. The Taho… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, January 16, 2016 in Market Updates, New Northstar, Real Estate
Liza Holiday Traditions

Mountain Holiday Traditions – Christmas Tree Hunting

  Since moving to Truckee 10 years ago, our family has enjoyed many welcome changes including the addition of 2 beautiful children who now get to experience a unique lifestyle in the mountains, where exploration and adventure are an everyday occur… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, December 24, 2015 in Activities & Recreation, Holidays in Tahoe

Design Trends – Bigger Is Not Always Better

Lake Tahoe has always been known as a vacation destination for families and friends to gather in large numbers. As with any destination, people often look for places that can accommodate multiple and extended families and lots of friends. To pack a hom… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, July 27, 2015 in Real Estate, Tips & Information

Northstar Bike & Hiking Park Open Today

Are you like me in that you see all of the great photos and advertisements for Northstar California’s Mountain Bike Park and think to yourself how fun it looks, but you do not really know how to downhill mountain bike, or are at a novice enough level t… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, May 22, 2015 in Activities & Recreation, New Northstar

Northstar for the Holidays

Living in a resort town adds a whole new level of excitement and magic around the winter holidays. You basically get to experience high levels of joy and enthusiasm daily, and see, firsthand, how families enjoy this special time each year. I find that… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, January 11, 2015 in New Northstar, Tahoe/Truckee Community

My Journey into Real Estate

It was 2005 and I was enjoying a lovely sabbatical from my technology sales career in San Francisco. It was the first time in over 15 years that I wasn’t working full time and it felt freeing, stimulating and was a refreshing change from the daily… Read More

Liza Killen Liza Killen, October 6, 2014 in TMR