Craigslist, Scammers, and Real Estate

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Every few weeks, I get a call from someone who is reaching out to see whether a property I had listed is actually for rent. These tech-savvy folks have often performed a reverse search on the photos posted in the rental listing and found my information. Almost always, my answer is no – the property is not for rent, the photos and/or listing details are being used without permission, and they’re interacting with a scammer. Here’s what to know about

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Reno’s Foodie Side

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While locals are in on the secret, many newcomers to the area are surprised by the range of really fantastic food you can find in Reno — and we aren’t talking about casino buffets. The truth is, Reno has a real foodie side, and summer events like Reno Food Week and Food Truck Friday showcase it beautifully. Reno Food Week The third annual Reno Food Week, kicking off June 1, is seven days of special, off-menu sips and bites at

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Tahoe’s Best Beaches

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Seventy-two blissful miles of shoreline ring Lake Tahoe, with no shortage of beautiful beaches. Whether you’re hauling coolers, buckets, and sand toys for a day of family fun, looking to accommodate your four-legged friend, or interested in something off the beaten path, there’s a Tahoe beach for that. Here, I’m sharing four of my favorites. Best Family Beach — Sand Harbor Tucked into a protected cove near Incline Village on the east shore, Sand Harbor is one of the prettiest

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Home’s Value Against Climate Risk

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There are a number of considerations when you’re buying a home, investment or not. But something off the radar is increasingly worth paying attention to — the effect of climate change and its ability to damage property or make getting insurance coverage a challenge. JPMorgan has a great piece on the topic — make the jump to read in full or keep scrolling for the highlights. We’re sharing their 5 tips for protecting your home’s value against climate risk. First,

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Tahoe Estate Lists for $100 Million

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If there was ever any question that Lake Tahoe appeals to the upper echelons of the world’s ultra-wealthy, let the most expensive listing on the lake – a cool $100 million – lay that to rest. So what does a billionaire get for their money in Lake Tahoe, aside from no state taxes on the east side? The lake’s only private marina, for starters, with a floating dock and 12 boat slips.  The Estate Depending on what you read, Chuck and

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