What $5M+ Buys You in San Francisco & Lake Tahoe

There’s no shortage of real estate data out there, which can be overwhelming but some charts start to tell a story that can be of use. Below are a few of those regarding what you can expect $5,000,000 and up to buy you in comparison to the San Francisco & Lake Tahoe luxury home markets. This first chart explores the median square footage in this price point. Of particular note is the fact we’ve broken out the SF Single Family

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4 Tips for Fireplace Safety


Whether you’re in Tahoe with snow on the ground or in and around chilly temperatures, this is fireplace season. But anytime you’re playing with fire — literally — safety should be your number one concern. Here are four tips for fireplace safety in Reno-Tahoe and beyond. Be Mindful Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality No matter what you’re burning, fireplaces can release all kinds of noxious chemicals and byproducts into your home. Wood-burning fireplaces mean particulates, formaldehyde, benzene, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons,

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Navigating Reno — A Newcomer’s Perspective on Thriving in Northern Nevada


When you’re new to town, you’re still navigating things like grocery stores and gas stations and the best place for a nice meal. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could fast-forward to all the insider knowledge you’ll have, say, twelve months down the line? If you’re new to Reno, Nevada, you’re in luck. Not only is there a recent piece in the Reno Gazette-Journal that covers the basics, I have a few tips too. If you’re navigating Reno, read on

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2021 was a Banner Year for Lake Tahoe’s Ultra-Luxury Market


Lake Tahoe is synonymous with expensive homes, but 2021 was one for the record books. In the last twelve months, the region broke a record for the number of multi-million dollar homes sold. Ten homes sold in Tahoe were priced north of $20 million — double the number sold in 2020. And of those ten homes, seven sold for more than $30 million. Here’s what’s fueling Tahoe’s ultra-luxury market, plus a breakdown of the numbers. Fuel for the Flame The

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