Uncategorized Riding Blackwood Canyon! By Tim Hauserman  One of my favorite road bike rides in the Tahoe region is the seven mile climb through Blackwood Canyon to Barker Pass. The ride is on a paved Forest Service Road that is fairly lightly traveled and provides awesome views of Blackwood Creek, Twin Peaks and the wide expanse of Blackwood Canyon. […]
Uncategorized Birds of Tahoe! Western Tanager photo courtesy   Anna’s Hummingbird, Photo Courtesy Jaren Manninen   Red necked Phalarope courtesy Jared Manninen   By Tim Hauserman  Whether it is just sitting in your front yard or on a hike or mountain bike ride the sight and sound of birds are a constant companion in the Sierra Nevada. Most of […]
Uncategorized First Quarter 2024 Market Statistics for North Tahoe and Truckee   Click here for the full stats. 
Uncategorized The Big Storm of 24! By Tim Hauserman  The Sierra Nevada is well known for big winter storms. Times when the snow piles up so quickly and deeply that multiple feet of snow covers the area in just a few days. I’ve experienced a lot of those storms while living here since I was a kid. But this one that […]
Uncategorized 2024 Real Estate Market Report – January Coldwell Banker 2024 Real Estate Market Report North Lake Tahoe -Truckee Residential Properties – Single Family Homes and Condominiums Activity for January 2024 Residential Sales Summary 2024 Total Residential Sales: Another year has begun, but not a lot has changed in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee real estate market.  Low supply and tempered demand continued to be the […]
Uncategorized 2023 Year End Market Summary   Year End TOTAL SALES Tahoe Truckee Market Report 2023 vs 2022 vs 2019
Uncategorized SNOW Museum opens in Tahoe City! By Tim Hauserman  Growing up in Tahoe City, I remember hearing stories from my parents about what an awesome experience it was for them to attend the 1960 Winter Olympics in what was then known as Squaw Valley. These Olympics were the first to be televised and it was somewhat of a miracle that they […]
Uncategorized 2023 Real Estate Market Report – November Coldwell Banker 2023 Real Estate Market Report North Lake Tahoe -Truckee                                                                                            […]
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Uncategorized Incense cedar: Life in the neighborhood  By Tim Hauserman  Having spent a lot of time wandering through the Sierra forests alone, I’ve had plenty of opportunity to contemplate which tree species I find most interesting. Some of my favorites sit at the highest elevation. The scrappy white bark pine, majestic western white pine and especially the magical dark green hemlocks with […]
Uncategorized Kokanee with a side of bike ride! Photo courtesy Kara Fox   By Tim Hauserman  One of the things you must do at Lake Tahoe in the fall is check out the return of the Kokanee salmon to Taylor Creek. Hearing that the fish were beginning to head upstream in big numbers, I decided it was time for a visit and I […]
Uncategorized Late summer or early fall? That depends upon the day By Tim Hauserman  Yes, it’s that time of year once again at Tahoe when we seesaw back and forth between warm days where you can happily wonder around in shirt sleeves, to cold and windy days when you turn up the heat and start thinking about how you need to stack the firewood. It’s a […]
Uncategorized 2nd Quarter Market Statistics 2023 NORTH LAKE TAHOE AND TRUCKEE REAL ESTATE 2ND QUARTER TOTAL SALES Coldwell Banker 2023 Real Estate Market Report North Lake Tahoe -Truckee                                                                      […]
Uncategorized Backpacking to Showers Lake By Tim Hauserman A highlight of summer in the Sierra is to get out into the wilderness on a backpack trip. Or better yet, several. This year’s first trip was Showers Lake along the Pacific Crest Trail/Tahoe Rim Trail between Carson Pass and Echo Summit.  While Showers Lake is certainly a lovely little lake, on […]
Uncategorized North Tahoe Truckee Market Report April 2023 Coldwell Banker 2023 Real Estate Market Report North Lake Tahoe -Truckee                                                                                            […]
Uncategorized Hello October -Fun Things To Do! And 3rd Quarter Real Estate Market Stats By Michelle Portesi Valhalla Estate near Taylor Creek As we close in on the end of the month of October, there are still plenty of fun things to do in the next few weeks. I’ve been doing recon on the Taylor Creek area over the last few weeks, as the leaves turn and the Kokanee […]
Uncategorized It’s That Time Again! Getting Ready For Winter. By Michelle Portesi  As I sit here typing, I’m looking at some winter sugar coating that’s intruding all over my Fall. As per usual, the weatherman lied and the snow dropped down to lake level. As pretty as it is, thankfully the frosting won’t last. It’s a reminder though to start getting ready for winter, […]
Uncategorized Your Lake Tahoe/Truckee Summer Yard Ideas – Part 2. By Michelle Portesi All of drought riddled California has mandated water restrictions, and the Lake Tahoe and Truckee area is no different. In Truckee, the Truckee Donner PUD must decrease water production by 28%. As a result, watering with potable water is restricted to two days a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays ONLY. *Plant containers, […]
Uncategorized May Events Calendar 2021 by Michelle PortesiBetter late than never. Even though it’s off season, there are still plenty of fun things to do at Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Now is the time that locals get to enjoy the area before the summer hordes descend upon our fair community. Two for One coupons start appearing for your favorite restaurants […]
Uncategorized Oh-Oh! Here Comes Winter! Best Get Ready… By Tim Hauserman and Michelle Portesi. We have many new folks living in the community, some who have never experienced a Tahoe Winter. To make your ‘get ready for winter’ transition as painless as possible, we’ve got some handy dandy tips for both long timers and newbies alike. It happens every fall. One day you […]
Uncategorized In-between time in the mountains.   By Tim Hauserman After the recent snow and drop in temperatures it’s once again in-between time in the Sierra. The time of the year when it is not really fall, but not quite winter. After a gloriously warm fall that kept us swimming until nearly November, it has finally become time to put away […]