Homewood Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Homewood Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

It’s that time of year to review how the Homewood, California real estate market has performed.  Here is the Homewood, California homes for sale Year End 2012 Market Report.

Homewood Homes Sold Market Report – Year End 2012:

Sold Sales: Homewood had 34 single family homes sold in 2012, which is a 10% increase in volume over 2011 levels.

The Homewood single family home sales price remained flat with an average median homes sales price of $495,000. The median average days on market was 114 DOM.

 

Cash Sale Transactions: The number of cash sale transactions for the Homewood area decreased to 26%, which is well below the Tahoe- Truckee Regional average of 34%, or 1 out of every 4 home sold in Homewood area was a cash buyer.

Absorption Rate: The current absorption rate is at 9 months, which indicates a Buyers’ market as of 01/15/2013.

Distress Sales:Distress sellers (bank foreclosures- real estate owned (REO’s) and short sales) has declined and dropped to 9% of all homes sold in 2012, which is a 53% improvement over 2011.
distressed levels.

Active Homes for Sale: There were 9 Active– available homes for sale in the Homewood area as of 01/15/2013. They ranged in price from $299,000 to $6.995 million, with an average median asking sales price of $1,250,000.

Of the 9 homes offered for none (Zero – 0) short sales, no (Zero – 0) REO (Bank Foreclosure) listings, but 1 listing is a court approval sale or only 11% of the current listings are distressed, which is a clear sign that the market is stabilizing.

Pending Home Sales: There are three (3) pending home sales in the Homewood area and they range from $309,950 to $550,000. There is one (1) is a short sale, and no (Zero -0) REO/Bank Foreclosures.

For more detailed Homewood, California real estate housing sales data check out my website which has a table summarizing past market sales data information for 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

If you’d like more information on the Homewood area, or would like to know what your Homewood home may be worth, call Laura Allen at 530.414.1260.

More about Homewood, California:

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.

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)

What is interesting about the Homewood area is almost all of the neighborhoods in the Homewood area have, or offer a local homeowners association giving property owners access to a Lake Tahoe beach area.  Some HOA groups also offer access to a shared pier, buoy rental options, pool, and tennis courts depending on the association and their amenities.

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.

Homewood Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

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 Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Tahoe Ski Resorts – Snow Report – January 13, 2013

Tahoe Ski Resorts – Snow Report – January 13, 2013

Lake Tahoe continues to get more new snow, and the skiing and winter sports conditions are amazing.  If you haven’t made your winter vacation plans to come to Lake Tahoe, now is the time to do it.

All of our winter sports are in full-swing and it promises to be excellent for the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday weekend.Tahoe Ski Resorts – Snow Report January 13, 2013

Welcome to the Lake Tahoe 2013 Ski Season!

Here’s a list of local Tahoe area ski resorts with their open status and snow base amounts.  If you’d like more up-to-date information check out my website.

Base totals as of January 13, 2013:

Ski Resort

Open Status

Base Inches

Location

Alpine Meadows

Open

69″ -97″

Alpine Meadows, CA
Boreal Mountain Resort

Open

188″ – 233″

19749 Boreal Ridge Road
Soda Springs, CA
Right off I-80
Diamond Peak
Open

36″ – 60″

1210 Ski Way
Incline Village, NV
Donner Ski Ranch
Open

NA

19320 Donner Pass Road
Norden, CA
Granlibakken

Open

40″

725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA
Heavenly

Open

72″ – 226″

3860 Saddle Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Homewood Ski Resort
Open

75″

5145 West Lake Blvd.
Homewood, CA
Kirkwood

Open

86″ – 106″

35 Miles SW of South Lake Tahoe
Off Highway 88
Mt Rose Ski Tahoe

Open

75″ – 125″

22222 Mt Rose Hwy Highway 431
between Incline and Reno, NV
Northstar

Open

41″ – 93″

Off Hwy 267, Truckee, CA
Sierra-At-Tahoe

Open

46″ – 104″

1111 Sierra-At-Tahoe
Twin Bridges, CA
Highway 50
Soda Springs
Opening
Dec 14, 2012

91″ – 137″

10244 Soda Springs Road
Soda Springs, CA
Squaw Valley USA

Open

68″ – 130″

1960 Squaw Valley Road
Olympic Valley, CA
Sugar Bowl

Open

79″ – 147″

629 Sugar Bowl Road
Donner, CA
Tahoe Donner Downhill
Open

45″ – 75″

11603 Snowpeak Way
Tahoe Donner
Truckee, CA
This winter season should be amazing here in Lake Tahoe, California. For more specific ski resort information, check out their websites. Now is the time to plan a trip to Lake Tahoe, and have some winter fun.

Tahoe Ski Resorts – Snow Report January 13, 2013

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Tahoe Ski Resorts – Snow Report January 13, 2013

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

It’s that time of year to review how the Carnelian Bay area real estate market has performed.  Here is the Carnelian Bay homes for sale Year End 2012 Market Report.

Carnelian Bay Homes Sold Market Report – Year End 2012:

Sold Sales: Carnelian Bay had 78 single family homes sold in 2012, which is a 77% increase in volume over 2011 levels.

The Carnelian Bay single family home sales price remained flat with an average median homes sales price of $417,000. The median average days on market was 149 DOM.

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Cash Sale Transactions: The number of cash sale transactions for the Carnelian Bay area increased slightly to 38%, which is just above the Tahoe- Truckee Regional average of 34%, or 1 out of every 3 home sales has been a cash buyer.

Absorption Rate: The current absorption rate is at 3.83 months, which indicates a Sellers’ market as of 01/02/2013.

Distress Sales:
Distress sellers (bank foreclosures- real estate owned (REO’s) and short sales) has declined and dropped to 22% of all homes sold in 2012, which is a 50% improvement over 2011.
distressed levels.


Active Homes for Sale:
There were 23 Active– available homes for sale in the Carnelian Bay area as of 01/02/2013. They ranged in price from $239,000 to $6.785 million, with an average median asking sales price of $1,075,000.

Of the 23 homes offered for sale there are only two (2) short sales, no (Zero – 0) REO (Bank Foreclosure) listings, or only 9% of the current listings are distressed, which is a clear sign that the market is stabilizing.

Pending Home Sales: There are eight (8) pending home sales in Carnelian Bay area and they range from $239,000 to $869,000. There is one (1) is a short sale, and one (1) REO/Bank Foreclosure.

For more detailed Carnelian Bay real estate housing sales data check out my website which has a table summarizing past market sales data information for 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

If you’d like more information on the Carnelian Bay area, or would like to know what your Carnelian Bay home may be worth, call Laura Allen at 530.414.1260.

More about Carnelian Bay:

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 of the Lake Tahoe recreational activities such as boating, hiking, biking, tennis, golf, miniature golf, skiing, shopping, and restaurants.

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

The Carnelian Bay neighborhood is a mix of some smaller, older, Tahoe cabins, newer luxury mountain homes, and lakefront properties.  Some of the more well-known neighborhoods in Carnelian Bay are:

Cedar Flat

Ridgewood

Agate Bay

Carnelian Bay has great public beaches, and a small commercial core area making this area very desirable.  Centrally located between Tahoe City and Kings Beach on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, the Carnelian Bay area is very popular with second home owners.

Carnelian Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

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 Bay Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013

The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013

The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013 In 1960 the Winter Olympics were held at Squaw Valley and on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe.  A group of community organizers and individuals have worked hard to remind everyone of the Tahoe Olympic legacy.

The Olympic Heritage Celebration Week is held the second week in January and concludes on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the Olympic Cross Country Ski and Biathlon events that were held in the area.  Can you imagine cross-country skiing, or following the trails that past Olympians traveled?  This is your chance to do just that!

This year, the week-long event will start on Sunday, January 13, 2013 and end on Monday, January 21, 2012.

The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013 We have new snow on the ground today, and with the excellent snow conditions that we already have, now is the time to come up and enjoy the winter fun here in Lake Tahoe and take advantage of the Olympic Heritage Celebration Week activities.

Here is the schedule of some of their events:

The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013

Sunday, January 13, 2013 – 12 noon  Historic guided XC and Snowshoe tours of the 1960 Olympic Trails at Sugar Pine Point State Park, Tahoma, CAMeet at the snow trailhead on the campground side of the park.  State Park Volunteers, Dave Antonucci, author of “A Snowball Chance:  The Story of the 1960 Winter Olympics” and Rob Weston, owner of West Shore Sports will be leading the 2 hour program.  The event is FREE, but parking is $10.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Gatekeepers Museum, Tahoe City  The Gatekeepers Museum is hosting the Robbie Burns Olympic Mixer/Reception featuring Highland Piper and Olympic Exhibits.  The event is FREE.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – 6 p.m.  The Scholastic Ski Day and the Grand Opening of an exhibit on the 1960 Winter Olympic Games on the second floor of the Boat Works Mall.  The event is FREE.

Friday, January 18, 2013 – 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Olympian Dinner at the Granlibakken Resort’s The Cedar House.  The Olympic Trails Restoration Committee will benefit from this dinner as 50% of all proceeds will go to benefit the group.  For cost and more information call 530.583.4242 for more information and reservations.

Saturday, January 19, 2013 – 11 a.m. The Eagle Wings Pageant Dancers The Eagle Wings Pageant Dancers will perform next to the Visitors Center in Tahoe City.  Event is FREE.  I saw them perform last year and they were amazing.  Take a look:

Sunday, January 20, 2013 –  12 noon Closing Ceremonies Come out to Squaw Valley and enjoy the Closing Ceremonies and take a walking tour of Squaw Valley. Meet in front of the Tram building at the Village at Squaw Valley.  The event is FREE.

Monday, January 21, 2013 –  10 a.m. Tahoe Center Winter Sports Park (Tahoe City Golf Course) – Citizens Against the Clock Biathlon For more information call 530.525.7232

For more information on The Olympic Heritage Week activities check out the Sierra State Parks website at www.SierraStatePark.org.

We’re already enjoying a great winter season here in Lake Tahoe.  Now would be a great time to check out our area and enjoy the Olympic legacy our area has to offer you!

See you at one of the Olympic Heritage Week events this week in North Lake Tahoe, California!

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The Olympic Heritage Week, North Lake Tahoe, California – January 2013 

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

It’s that time of year to review how the Tahoe City real estate market has performed.  Here is the Tahoe City homes for sale Year End 2012 Market Report.

Tahoe City Homes Sold Market Report – Year End 2012:

Sold Sales:  Tahoe City had 106 single family homes sold in 2012, which is a 66% increase in volume over 2011 levels.

The Tahoe City single family home sales price increased by +3% to an average median homes sales price of $572,000. 

The median average days on market was 116 DOM.

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Cash Sale Transactions:  The number of cash sale transactions for the Tahoe City area increased to 39%, which is just above the Tahoe- Truckee Regional average of 34%, or 1 out of every 3 home sales has been a cash buyer.

Absorption Rate The current absorption rate is at 3 months, which indicates a Sellers’ market as of 01/02/2013.

Distress Sales: Distress sellers (bank foreclosures- real estate owned (REO’s) and short sales) has declined and dropped to 28% of all homes sold in 2012, which is an improvement over 2011 distressed levels.

Active Homes for Sale:  There were 30 Active – available homes for sale in the Tahoe City area as of 01/02/2013, which is.  They ranged in price from $315,000 to $16.8 million, with an average median asking sales price of $799,000.  Of the 30 homes offered for sale there are three (3) short sales, no (Zero) REO (Bank Foreclosure) listings, which is a clear sign that the market is stabilizing.

Pending Home Sales:  There are nine (9) pending home sales in Tahoe City and they range from $249,000 to $7,950,000.  Only one (1) is a short sale.

For more detailed Tahoe City real estate housing sales data check out my website which has a table summarizing past market sales information for 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006.

If you’d like more information on the Tahoe City area, or would like to know what your Tahoe City home may be worth, call Laura Allen at 530.414.1260.

More about Tahoe City:

The Tahoe City area is known for its charming Alpine Mountain Village setting located near all of the recreational activities Lake Tahoe and the local ski resorts offer.

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012The Tahoe City community is located at the junction of California Highways 28 and Highway 89 South and stretches out 3 miles in both directions on the North Shore and West Shore.

Tahoe City is not an incorporated area and has a full time population of just over 1,500 people.

The Tahoe City downtown area has public beaches, recreational facilities, a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, cross-county ski area, restaurants, shops, and other commercial services to make being in Lake Tahoe enjoyable. The Tahoe City area is also very close to Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, and Homewood Ski Resorts offering a diverse selection of places to ski.

The Tahoe City community is a very popular area and is easy to get to on a year-around basis. It is also a popular vacation rental location for summer and winter rentals.

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

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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.

Tahoe City Homes for Sale Market Report – Year End 2012

Happy New Year! Lake Tahoe, California – January 1, 2013

Happy New Year! Lake Tahoe, California – January 1, 2013          

Today is the first day of a brand new year and I’d like to wish everyone the very best for 2013!  It is my holiday wish that every day in 2013 brings you prosperity, great health, laughter, and joy!Happy New Year! Lake Tahoe, California – January 1, 2013

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.

Happy New Year! Lake Tahoe, California – January 1, 2013 

New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012

New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012 

New Year’s Eve Fireworks - Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012  If you’ll be in the Squaw Valley area on December 31, 2012, plan to be at the KT Base Bar area to watch the Free Fireworks that will start at 9 p.m. After the fireworks, if you’re over the age of 21, the Olympic House will be the place to be.  A $10 cover charge at the door will get you in and you’ll be able to keep the party going and bring in the New Year in style!

Here is the schedule of their events:

New Year’s Eve – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012 

9 p.m. Fireworks at the Squaw Valley Village.  Best viewing area will be at the KT Base Bar area, but if you have a view of the Squaw Valley ski slopes you’ll have a view of the fireworks!

9:30 p.m. until Closing – The Olympic House $10 cover charge must be 21+

For more information on events at Squaw Valley check out their website at www.squaw.com

Happy New Year!

There are a lot of ways to get home safely.  Check out the Tahoe area bus system for their expanded night service for a free ride.  Service will run until 2 a.m.  Be safe, don’t drink and drive!

Check out the fireworks at Squaw Valley, California tonight, December 31, 2012! 
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New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Squaw Valley, California – December 31, 2012