Benefits of Vacation Rentals

The Many Benefits of Vacation Home Rentals (VHRs) for South Tahoe’s Community An open letter to the South Lake Tahoe City Mayor, Mayor Pro-Team, Council members & staff: My name is Jerry Williams. I am a 36 year local resident, husband, father, grandfather, REALTOR® and Property Manager in South Lake Tahoe. I wanted to take Read More »

South Tahoe Real Estate Market Trends – Feb 2017

(2/14/2017) South Tahoe Real Estate Market Trends – February 2017 Submitted by Theresa Souers, 2017 Communications & Public Relations Chair, of the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® Throughout 2017, the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® will provide real estate market reports in which local data will be compared to the overall state of California. As Read More »

HUD asked to Reinstate FHA Ins Prem Cut

The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will indefinitely suspend a recently announced cut in its annual mortgage insurance premium: “We hope HUD and the Trump administration will make it a Read More »

STAR Donates 80 Easter Baskets to Local Organizations

It was another great Easter at the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS®! In the 10th year of the program, STAR utilized funds from its Community Service Committee resources; volunteers donated time to select materials & items to put together baskets as well as select and purchase pre-made baskets, and donated 80 Easter baskets to the Read More »

REALTORS Help Build Bridge in Angora Fire Area

Commemorative Bridge Build in Angora Fire Area written by Shannon Witt, 2014-2015 P.R. & Communications Chair The South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® (STAR) completed a bridge across Angora Creek in collaboration with the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the United States Forest Service. The bridge services a trail which is located within a quarter Read More »

2014 Annual Installation & Awards Dinner Recap

South Tahoe Association of REALTORS®  Annual Installation of Officers & Directors & Awards Dinner, Friday, December 5, 2014 Natalie Yanish, South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® 2014 President, passed the gavel to Brooke Hernandez, incoming President for 2015 at an Installation and Awards Dinner on Friday, December 5, 2014 at Edgewood Tahoe. Sue Lowe, Broker for Read More »

South Tahoe Home Sales Follow National Trends

November 9, 2012 ~Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the median sales prices increased in the third quarter of 2012 as compared to the same period last year throughout 120 of 149 metropolitan areas.  In fact, home prices rose in 81% of US cities.  While not quite there Read More »

C.A.R. releases its California Housing Market Forecast for 2013

California housing market to continue improvement; lack of inventory to hamper sales LOS ANGELES (Oct. 2) – California’s housing market will continue to recover in 2013, as home sales are forecast to increase for the third consecutive year and the median price to rise for the second straight year, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF Read More »

South Tahoe Real Estate Inventory Continues to Decline

Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair September 22, 2012 South Lake Tahoe’s real estate inventory is declining following statewide trends posted by the California Association of REALTORS®.  Per the report CAR released on September 17, 2012, the statewide inventory of unsold homes index for existing, single-family detached homes fell to 3.2 months in August from Read More »

South Tahoe’s Real Estate Market Showing Signs of Improvement

~submitted by Theresa Souers 2012 Public Relations Chair South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® You may have been hearing a new message in the media lately – that “now is the time to buy real estate” and that the market is improving.  But all real estate is local.  Wonder how South Lake Tahoe is doing? One Read More »