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What is the Most Expensive Home in Lake Tahoe?

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 1:56am. 2051 Views, 0 Comments.

**This was posted on 2-11-2011 and was transfered from our previous website**

What is the most expensive home in Lake Tahoe?

The most expensive home in Lake Tahoe is "Tranquility".  Tranquility is also the third most expensive home in America by Forbes 2010 America's Most Expensive Homes.

Tranquility is Lake Tahoe's most prestigious property that is located in Zephyr Cove, NV.  This extraordinary estate is situated on 210 acres of seclusion that overlooks Lake Tahoe.  It even has it's own private lake.  

tranquility_most_expensive_home_lake_tahoe_chase_internationalThere are eight buildings that consists of 20,000 square-feet main residence, conservatory, guest residence, art studio, boat house pavilion, gymnasium with indoor basketball court, stable, and an additional guest and staff residence.

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What are the Median and Average Sale Prices Around Lake Tahoe?

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 1:45am. 498 Views, 0 Comments.

**This post was dated 2-11-2011 and was transfered from our previous website**

What Are the median and average sale prices around Lake Tahoe?

This question is asked when buyers want to know how the market is like around Lake Tahoe.

The median and average sale prices around Lake Tahoe for 2010 are as followed:

California side of Lake Tahoe:

  • South Shore $317,000 (median) $396,400 (average)
  • Tahoe City $450,000 (median) $921,962 (average)

Nevada side of Lake Tahoe:

  • East Shore $570,000 (median) $955,781 (average)
  • Incline Village $827,000 (median) $1,314,549 (average)

The lowest price area in Lake Tahoe is South Shore and the highest price area is Incline Village.

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What are the Benefits of Buying Real Estate in California versus Nevada Taxes in Lake Tahoe?

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 1:32am. 1987 Views, 0 Comments.

**This post was dated 2-11-2011 and was transfered from our previous website**

What are the benefits of buying real estate in California versus Nevada taxes in Lake Tahoe?

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This has to be the most popular question that's asked of us when buyers are looking at buying a home in Lake Tahoe. 

First off, buying any property is a personal choice.  There are a lot of factors that goes into choosing a property such as the location, the property itself, and the price.

For others, it's about the tax benefits.  Let's look at some of the benefits of buying real estates in California versus Nevada taxes in Lake Tahoe. 

California tax benefits:

  • Property taxes are 1.25% of the purchase price
  • Proposition 13 caps property tax to increase to…

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What are BMPs in Lake Tahoe?

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 1:23am. 719 Views, 0 Comments.

What are BMPs in Lake Tahoe?

bmps_lake_tahoeIn short, Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Lake Tahoe are required methods to help developed properties prevent soil erosion and to infiltrate roof and driveway runoff into the ground.  This also helps prevent sediment and nutrients from entering our surface waters.

These requirements include providing paved driveway, installing drip-line infiltration trenches, and other remedial BMP property improvements.

Sloping ground and bare soil should be covered with a mosaic of native and/or adapted plants and mulch.  Mulching and vegetating soils helps absorb rain and snow melt.

The University of Nevada Cooperatvie Extension has compiled the Home Landscaping Guide for the Tahoe Basin which is the most…

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What is TRPA in Lake Tahoe?

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 1:08am. 670 Views, 0 Comments.

What is TRPA in Lake Tahoe?

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) in Lake Tahoe is a governmental agency that was set forth in the 1980's to establish a balance between the natural environment and the human-made environment.

trpa_lake_tahoeOver a hundred years ago, conservationists voiced concerns about the impacts of logging, ranching, and tourism on the Lake Tahoe environment.  Their idea to make Lake Tahoe a national forest didn't gain wide support in Washington D.C., primarily because there was already land that was privately owned and had been developed or logged in Lake Tahoe Basin.

That didn't stop the conservationists to continue lobbying for environmental protection.

In the late 1960s the California and Nevada governors and lawmakers approved a…

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