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Winterizing Your Tahoe-Truckee Home

  With snow on the horizon and temperatures dropping off into Fall, this time of year, you never can tell what tomorrow will bring.  Best to be ready early, time to winterize your home for the 2017/2018 winter season.  Living in the mountains, you… Read More

Katie Tyler Katie Tyler, October 9, 2017 in Tips & Information, Winter in Tahoe
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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

  In a study done by the National Association of Realtors, 81 percent of Realtors® said staging helps buyers visualize the property as a further home, while 46 percent said it makes prospective buyers more willing to walk through a home they saw o… Read More

Katie Tyler Katie Tyler, August 13, 2016 in Real Estate, Tips & Information
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Tahoe Landscaping

  Landscaping in the Tahoe Basin can come with challenges as the winter snow weighs heavy on trees and bushes and the dry summers pose high fire danger.  Creating a native, integrated landscape is important for low maintenance, environmentally fri… Read More

Katie Tyler Katie Tyler, July 22, 2016 in Landscaping, Summer in Tahoe, Tips & Information
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Acreage is the New Clubhouse

  An interesting trend is emerging in the Tahoe-Truckee real estate world as a new demographic of consumer is increasingly drawn to acreage property. Seeking a more authentic connection to the mountain landscape as an antidote to overstimulated ur… Read More

Jeff Brown Jeff Brown, July 19, 2016 in Market Updates, Real Estate, Tips & Information
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Thanksgiving Weekend at Northstar Schedule of Events

A winter weather advisory is in effect with opportune timing for the holiday season to kick off this weekend.  There’s a high chance of snow through the week and into the weekend bringing the white Thanksgiving we’ve been wishing for.  As Mother Nature… Read More

TMR Team TMR Team, November 23, 2015 in Activities & Recreation, New Northstar, Tips & Information
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Downtown Truckee Tree Lighting

Are you ready for the holidays?  With all the new snow and the trees covered in white, I can’t help but be excited for a white Christmas.  This Friday, November 20th in downtown Truckee, join in the festivities as the Truckee Downtown Merchants Associa… Read More

Katie Tyler Katie Tyler, November 19, 2015 in Activities & Recreation, Tahoe/Truckee Community, Tips & Information
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The Net Zero Home in Gray’s Crossing, Pt. I

Jeff Bender of Bender Engineering and Construction has set out to build the most energy efficient home in Gray’s Crossing. His goal is to build a Net Zero Home. Jeff is general contractor, but his resume doesn’t stop there. He is a professional mechani… Read More

Doug Flynn Doug Flynn, November 15, 2015 in Gray's Crossing, Tips & Information
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Truckee Bike Trails

The Truckee River Legacy Trail is a culmination of nearly 20 years of planning and collaboration.  The year 2009 was a landmark in the planning and execution of this project as phase 1 and 2 of the Truckee River Legacy Trail were completed.  These phas… Read More

Katie Tyler Katie Tyler, November 14, 2015 in Activities & Recreation, Tahoe Trails, Tahoe/Truckee Community, Tips & Information
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Before You Buy: Second Home Considerations

Below you will find five important criteria to consider when searching for a 2nd home. These criteria can apply to all properties in any geographic area although they are most applicable in mountain or resort locations. – Motive/Resale An understanding… Read More

Ridge Cowee Ridge Cowee, November 4, 2015 in Mountainside at Northstar, Real Estate, Tips & Information
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Tahoe-Truckee Weekend Update

  Winter is in the air…we’ve had a few storms bringing a dusting of snow to Tahoe in the high peaks with a little more in the forecast for this Monday. The mountain biking and trails have been exceptional with the rain. It is fun to see the weat… Read More

Shane Jones Shane Jones, October 30, 2015 in Events, Tips & Information