Will Homewood Ski Resort Go Private?


Lake Tahoe has more than its fair share of ski resorts—it actually boasts the largest concentration in a 100-mile radius in the whole country. Still, Homewood, a local’s favorite on the west shore, manages to stand out. It’s not because of all its high-speed lifts (it only has one), or the incredible lodge (all original), or the bevy of apres-ski options (basically, you’ve got the cafeteria or tailgating). No, it’s because Homewood has long been a holdout to the ski

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4 Rules for Navigating the Power and Pitfalls of Real Estate Statistics


Real estate statistics are a valuable tool for assessing market conditions and trends. In fact, I share them right here quite regularly—last week’s post was all about Lake Tahoe home sales pricing, interactive map included, for the first quarter of 2023. But let me be clear that real estate stats, however useful they can be, are often misused, misunderstood and even misleading. The key isn’t in the raw data as much as it is the educated interpretation of that data.

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Lake Tahoe Home Sale Price Map


Wondering about home prices at Lake Tahoe? This interactive map from Compass shares median home sale prices at cities on and near the lake, from Incline Village to Zephyr Cove to Tahoe City, Northstar and Truckee. The map reflects home sale prices from the first quarter of 2023. A few highlights: Incline Village median house sales price: $1,725,000 Kings Beach median house sales price: $1,675,000 Zephyr Cove/East Shore median house sales price: $1,762,500 South Lake Tahoe median house sales price:

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Moving 101: How Many Boxes To Stockpile


One of the hardest parts of moving is, well, the actual moving. Packing up an entire house takes time and elbow grease and, above all, boxes. So how many boxes do you actually need to stockpile to safely move all of your belongings? While it would be great if there was a handy online calculator to answer that very question, this is one of those “it depends” scenarios. Fortunately, there are a few ways to make an educated guess, and

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Lake Tahoe: Where the Locals Go


Welcome to Lake Tahoe, the jewel of the Sierra! This stunning alpine lake is not only a sight to behold, but the entire Tahoe basin is a treasure trove of fantastic beaches, trails, and summits waiting to be explored. Wondering where the locals go? If you’re new to Tahoe, we’ve got you covered with a mini bucket list of must-see spots. Emerald Bay State Park Let’s start with Emerald Bay State Park, situated on the southwest shore of the lake.

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