Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142

Looking to buy real estate in Lake Tahoe?  Consider buying one of the Tahoma homes for sale.  Tahoma is one of the more affordable areas on the West Shore with a nice selection of mountain homes, ski cabins, cottages, and lakefront properties for sale. 

The Tahoma community is located approximately 9 miles south of Tahoe City on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, California, and is accessed by California Highway 89 South.  Tahoma Homes for Sale

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142The Tahoma area is one of the older, more established neighborhoods in the Tahoe area.  Tahoma is next to the Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park.  The Sugar Pine Point State park is the site of the Hellman-Ehrman mansion, which was completed in 1903, and home to the 1960 Winter Olympics Nordic Ski events, where part of the historic cross country Nordic ski routes are still in place. 

 

Tahoma is very close to Chamber’s Landing, a well-known historic local landmark Chambers Landing Bar and Pier, which was established in the late 1800’s.  Tahoma is also just a few miles from Homewood Ski Resort, where skiers enjoy panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. 

 

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142Tahoma, California is located in two counties – El Dorado County and Placer County.  Tahoma has a full-time population of 1,191 people as of the 2010 US Census, and a small commercial area with a post office, grocery store, pizza restaurant, and gelato store, just to name a few of the services in the area. 

Tahoma’s close proximity to Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking (dirt and paved trails), tennis, golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants makes this a great area for those that enjoy being outdoors, and getting away from it all.  

Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in the Tahoma, California area are:

Tahoe Cedars (1,175 Parcels in the Tahoe Cedars Subdivision)

Kailua Park (136 Parcels in the Kailua Park Subdivision)

McKinney Estates (65 Parcels in the McKinney Estates Subdivision)

Westlake Village (290 Parcels in the Westlake Village Subdivision)

Tahoma Meadows (69 Parcels in the Tahoma Meadows Subdivision)

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96142Some of the Tahoma neighborhoods have a local homeowners association giving property owners access to a beach area.  Some HOA groups also offer access to a shared pier, and buoy rental options depending on the association.

 

While the West Shore is known for getting more snow than other areas around Lake Tahoe, the Tahoma neighborhood is easily accessed all year-long and is a nice mix of full-time residents and second home owners.    

Currently Tahoma homes for sale range in price from $139,900 – $3.995 million.  In 2011, thirty-seven (37) Tahoma homes were sold.      

 

Tahoma Homes for Sale

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For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Tahoma homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96142

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012

 Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012Thinking of buying a home for sale in Homewood, CA area?  The Homewood, California community is located approximately 5 miles south of downtown Tahoe City on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, California and stretches out about 4 miles along California Highway 89 South.   Homewood, California is located in the heart of the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.

You’ll typically find a limited selection of Homewood homes, cabins, and lakefront properties for sale at anyone given time due to the limited development along this portion of West Lake Tahoe.

The Homewood area is one of the older neighborhoods on the West Shore.  Chambers Landing Bar and Pier is a well-known landmark since the late 1800’s.  Obexer’s Marina was established in 1911 and is another familiar landmark in the area.  Homewood is also home to the Homewood Ski Resort, where skiers enjoy panoramic views of Lake Tahoe as they ski.

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012

The Homewood area is a mix of smaller, classic old Tahoe cabins to luxurious lakefront estates.  Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in the Homewood, California area are:

Skyland 

Tahoe Pines

Tahoe Swiss Village

Lakeside

McKinney Shores

Chamberland (Chambers Landing area)

You may not know that almost all of the neighborhoods in the Homewood area have a local homeowners association giving property owners access to a beach area.  Some HOA groups also offer access to a shared pier, buoy rental options, pool, and tennis courts depending on the association.  Having an HOA association adds value to a Lake Tahoe property and the more amenities the HOA offers the larger the market premium for that location and property.

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012Centrally located between Tahoe City and Tahoma on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Homewood community is close to public beaches, hiking trails, golf courses, skiing, restaurants, and shopping.

Homewood, California 96141 Homes for Sale – Sold Single Family Homes West Shore, Lake Tahoe, California:

In the Homewood area, mountain home and cabin prices are down – 1% for 2012, with the average median sales price at $490,000.  Since 2007, Homewood homes for sale have dropped in value -44%.  While home prices are down slightly for 2012, Homewood homes for sale saw a price gain of +9% over 2010.  This turn-around in the current price trend can be seen in the follow chart.

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012

Cash sale transactions for Homewood homes for sale have dropped in 2012, but in 2011 was running close to Tahoe-Truckee regional average of 34%, indicating cash buyers are still finding value in our area and buyers needing financing are finding it more available.

The current absorption rate for the Homewood area homes for sale is at 7.75 months.  Anything above 7 months is considered a Buyers’ Market.  This market is very close to becoming a Balanced Market, which is the first step to turning a community around and providing some price stability for the homes for sale in the Homewood, CA.

Distress sales (bank foreclosures – real estate owned (REO’s) and short sales) accounted for 20% of all Homewood homes for sale, which is well below distress rate of other nearby neighborhoods. That means the Homewood area is in a position to recovery quicker as the entire region moves back to a more traditional market.

There were 16 Active – available Homewood homes for sale in the West Lake Tahoe, California area as of 03/21/2012.  The homes currently available for sale range in price from $249,000 to $6,995,000.

Of the 16 Homewood homes offered for sale there are 0 REO listings, 1 short sale, and 1 court approval listing accounting for 13% of the market.  There is 1 pending sale in the Homewood area as of 03/21/2012, and it was listed at $500,000.

See Homewood, California lakefront property, mountain homes, and cabins for sale here.

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Homewood, California Lakefront Homes and Properties for Sale

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Sold Homewood, California, Homes, West Lake Tahoe Real Estate Summary:

 

Year

 

Homes

Sold

Median Average Sales Price

 

Lowest

Price Sold

 

Highest

Price Sold

%

Cash

Transactions

Absorption Rate

< 5 months Sellers Mkt

5-7 months balanced Mkt

>7 months Buyer’s Mkt

Distressed

Sales

Breakdown

of

Distressed

Sales

2012*

5

$490,000

$219,000

$1,370,000

0 Lakefronts

20%

7.75 months

Sellers’ Market

20%

0 REO’s

0 Short Sales

1 Trustee Sale

2011

31

$495,000

$295,000

$4,400,000

4 Lakefronts

32%

NA

19%

4 REO’s

2 Short Sales

2010

28

$453,000

$260,000

$6,000,000

2 Lakefronts

36%

NA

25%

6 REO’s

1 Short Sales

2009

27

$650,000

$295,000

$4,750,000

3 Lakefront

44%

NA

19%

2 REO’s

2 Short Sales

1 Court Approval

2008

6

$621,000

$515,000

$1,525,000

0 Lakefronts

17%

NA

0%

0 REO’s

0 Short Sales

2007

19

$874,000

$435,000

$7,000,000

3 Lakefronts

26%

NA

0%

0 REO’s

0 Short Sales

2006

20

$830,000

$465,000

$2,095,000

0 Lakefronts

15%

NA

0%

0 REO’s

0 Short Sales

*YTD period is 01/01/2012 – 03/21/2012.  Data Source:  Tahoe Sierra Multiple Listing Service.

Use caution when only a handful of sales are available in a neighborhood.  The percent changes can be significant and numbers are easily moved in either direction.

Thinking of buying a Homewood home for sale, call Laura, your Lake Tahoe Real Estate Agent!

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For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Note:  Year-to-date summaries are based on information from the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors (TSMLS).  Due to TSMLS reporting methods and allowable reporting policy, this data is only informational and may not be completely accurate.  Therefore, Laura Allen, or Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage does not guarantee the data’s accuracy.  Data maintained by the TMLS’s may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information is deemed to be reliable, but is subject to change and/or correction without prior notice.  Data Source – Tahoe Sierra Multiple Listing Service (TSMLS).  If your property is currently listed for sale, or you have an active Buyer Representation Agreement, this is not intended as a solicitation.

Homewood, California Homes for Sale, Market Trend Report March 2012.

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Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140

Searching for a home to buy in Lake Tahoe?  Consider the Carnelian Bay community in North Lake Tahoe.  

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140

The Carnelian Bay area was named in 1860 when semi-precious, brown-red stones were discovered on the North Shore beaches of Lake Tahoe.  Today, while treasure hunters still look for the Carnelian rocks on the beaches and in the Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140area, Carnelian Bay is home to Garwood’s restaurant, the Sierra Boat Company, Magic Carpet miniature golf course, and the Old Post office restaurant.

The Carnelian Bay area begins approximately 3.25 miles east of Tahoe City, and ends right before Tahoe Vista on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, California.  The full-time population as of the 2010 census was 524 residents. 

This North Shore community is centrally located, and is close to Kings Beach and Tahoe City.  Its location makes it easy to get to Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, or Homewood Ski resorts.  It is close to all Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking, tennis, golf, miniature golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants.  Carnelian Bay also has a very nice public beach area – Patton’s Landing.   

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140Carnelian Bay homes for sale will be a mix of some smaller, older, Tahoe cabins, newer luxury mountain homes, and lakefront properties.  This area is a nice mix of full-time, year-around residents, along with second home owners.  Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in Carnelian Bay are:

Cedar Flat, Carnelian Bay, California Homes for Sale

Ridgewood, Carnelian Bay, California Homes for Sale

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale – North Lake Tahoe, California, 96140

 

These Carnelian Bay neighborhoods all have some type of local homeowners association giving property owners access to a private beach area.  Some HOA groups also offer access to a shared pier, buoy rental options, pool, and tennis courts depending on the association.  Most of the homeowner associations are optional.  Those properties that do have HOA memberships tend to add market value to those Carnelian Bay homes for sale and are in higher demand by buyers. 

Currently Carnelian Bay homes for sale range in price from $225,000 to just over $10 million.  In 2011, fourty-four (44) homes were sold. 

    

See all Carnelian Bay, North Lake Tahoe real estate, homes, cabins, lakefront properties for sale here! 

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For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Real Estate Agent, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Carnelian Bay homes for sale, North Shore, Lake Tahoe, California, 96140.

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Rotary Club 19th Annual Crab & Pasta Feed, Truckee, California, Saturday, March 24, 2012

Rotary Club 19th Annual Crab & Pasta Feed, Truckee, California, Saturday, March 24, 2012Rotary Club 19th Annual Crab & Pasta Feed, Truckee, California, Saturday, March 24, 2012

Wondering what you’ll do for dinner tonight?  If you’ll be up in the Lake Tahoe – Truckee, California area, check out the Rotary Club’s 19th Annual Crab and Pasta Feed tonight beginning at 5 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center in Truckee, California.  This annual event is all about great food and supporting the community.

This year the Crab and Pasta Feed benefits the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School.  What a great way to indulge in amazing crab dinner and support the school and have a great time doing both!

Here are the details:

Rotary Club of Truckee presents the 19th Annual Crab and Pasta Feed

Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, California

5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Price:  $40 Adults, Children 16 and younger $20.

Tickets can be purchased from any Truckee Rotarian.  For more information check out their website at www.TruckeeRotary.com, or call 530.582.7720. 

For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Rotary Club 19th Annual Crab & Pasta Feed, Truckee, California, Saturday, March 24, 2012.

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Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141.

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141Looking for West Lake Tahoe real estate for sale?   Take a look at the Homewood, California mountain homes, cabins, and lakefronts that are for sale.  The Homewood community begins approximately 5 miles south of Tahoe City and stretches out about 4 miles.  Homewood, California is located in the heart of the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.  Access to this area is via California Highway 89 South.       

You’ll typically find a limited selection of Homewood homes, cabins, and lakefront properties for sale at anyone given time due to the limited development along this portion of the West Shore. 

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141

The Homewood area is one of the older neighborhoods on the West Shore.  Chambers Landing Bar and Pier is a well-known landmark since the late 1800’s.  Obexer’s Marina was established in 1911 and is another familiar landmark in the area.  Homewood is also home to the Homewood Ski Resort, where skiers enjoy panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. 

 

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141The Homewood area is a mix of smaller, older Tahoe cabins to luxurious lakefront properties.  Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in the Homewood, California area are:

Skyland  

Tahoe Pines

Tahoe Swiss Village

Lakeside

McKinney Shores

Chamberland (Chambers Landing area)

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141

Centrally located between Tahoe City and Tahoma on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Homewood community is close to public beaches, hiking trails, golf courses, skiing, restaurants, and shopping. 

Currently Homewood homes range in price from $250,000 – $6.995 million.  In 2011, thirty-one (31) homes were sold. 

See all Homewood, California real estate and properties for sale here.

Homewood, California Lakefront Homes and Properties for Sale



For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Homewood, California homes for sale, West Shore, Lake Tahoe, 96141

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Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series, Northstar, California, Thursday, March 29, 2012

Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series, Northstar, California, Thursday, March 29, 2012

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Times New Roman;"><strong><span style="color: black;">Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series, Northstar</span><span style="color: black;">, California, </span></strong><strong><span style="color: black;">Thursday, March 29</span><span style="color: black;">, 2012</span></strong></span></span></p>Wondering what you’ll do on the last Thursday of March?  If you’ll be up in the Northstar, Lake Tahoe, California area, check out the Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series. 

This is the last night in their unique food and beer pairing series.  Each month on the last Thursday, TC’s Pub has been creating wonderful 5-course interactive meals paired with classic and seasonal ales.  This last menu is being paired with Gordon Biersch Brewing Company.

The menu and beer pairing for the Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series should be amazing.  Here is the menu for the upcoming event:

BERLIN, GERMANY

Marzen / Currywurst

Curried tomato relish smoothered on german wurst sausage

 

VIETNAM

Czech Style Pilsner / Banh Mi

Low and slow braised pork, pickled daikon and carrot, cucumber, cilantro

with sriracha aioli in a french baguette

 

VENICE, ITALY

Blonde Bock / Fritto Misto

Garlic lemon herb aioli

 

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Maibock / Pommes Frites

Various aioli and ketchup

 

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANNIA, USA

Hefeweizen / House Pretzels

Gourmet cheese sauce, salted caramel sauce, house made mustard

When: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 6 p.m.

Where:  TC’s Pub in the Village at Northstar

Price:  Tickets are $55 in Advance, $65 at the Door, Must be 21, or older.

Space is limited so make your reservations in advance.  For more information, or to make reservations go to www.NorthstarCalifornia.com/brewmaster  or call 1.800.466.6784, 1.800.Go.North.

For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com ,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Ready to buy your own place in Northstar?  Take a look at what’s for sale here.

Northstar Brewmaster Dinner Series, Northstar, California, Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Carnelian Woods Condos for sale. 5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140

Carnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140. Carnelian Woods Condos for Sale

Carnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140Looking for a retreat in the forest of Lake Tahoe?   Take a look the Carnelian Woods condominium complex in Carnelian Bay, California.  The Carnelian Woods Townhouse Complex is located on the mountain side of Highway 28 in the heart of the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. 

 

You’ll typically find a nice selection of Carnelian Woods condos for sale because the complex is one of the larger property developments on the North Shore with approximately 155 units, and over seventy (70+) acres of mountain side forest. 

 

Carnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140

The Clubhouse (approximately 3,800 square foot recreation complex), which was recently renovated in 2010, offers owners the use of a color TV, pool table, video and pin-ball arcade and the Clubhouse also offers a cozy lounge area with fireplace (winter only).  There is also a large deck and an oversized BBQ and kitchen area for use in the recreation complex.

The Carnelian Woods development is very close to Patton’s Landing, public beach area and is centrally located between Tahoe City and Kings Beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe.  Owners enjoy being close to public beaches, hiking trails, golf courses, skiing, restaurants, and shopping. 

 

Carnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140

The Carnelian Woods condos range in price from $200,000 – $500,000.  Home owner fees are charged on a quarterly basis.   The current HOA fee is at $1,205/quarter plus a special assessment (clubhouse renovation) of $180/quarter, which works out to $461.67/month.  Two condos were sold in 2011.    

 

Carnelian Woods Complex Features:

Seasonal Heated Pool (Closed in the Winter)

Outdoor Hot Tub/Spas One open year-around

Sauna

Three (3) Tennis Courts

Club HouseCarnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140

Volleyball Court

Basketball Court

Horseshoe Pits

Exercise Equipment

Close to Public Beaches

Filtered Lake View Condos

Forest Setting Condos

One (1), Two (2), Three (3), and Four (4) Bedroom Floor Plans (some units have counted their loft area as a bedroom)

155 Condos in the Development

Over Seventy (70) Acres in the Development per Placer County Records

Complex Developed in the 1970’s

Check out the Carnelian Woods HOA website here.

Check out all of the Carnelian Bay Condo properties and real estate for sale here.

Carnelian Woods Condos for Sale

 

For all of your Tahoe real estate needs – Laura Allen, 530.414.1260, Broker Associate, REALTOR®, CRS, ABR®, RSPS, ePRO, Previews Property Specialist,  Laura@TahoeLaura.com  DRE# 01473598 www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com ,  Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tahoe City, California.

Carnelian Woods Condos for sale.  5101 North Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, California, North Shore, Lake Tahoe 96140.

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