South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® Receives National Grant

South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® Receives National Grant February 17, 2012 By Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair It was recently reported that the California Association of REALTORS® recognized the efforts of the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® (STAR) to protect the rights of property homeowners throughout the South Lake Tahoe area by bestowing a Read More »

Easter Baskets for Kids – 2012 Fundraising Drive

The STAOR Community Service Committee is providing Easter baskets to the Family Resource Center and the Women’s Center this year. A $10 donation buys a very nice basket for a child in need, but any amount is greatly appreciated. Please make checks payable to STAOR. Donations may be dropped off at the STAOR office, or Read More »

2011 Halloween Costume Drive

Please consider donating any gently used (in good condition) or new Halloween costumes to the South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge Halloween Costume Drive. This project benefits local youth and the Tahoe Family Resource Center. If you have a costume to donate, please contact STAR Community Service Committee Co-Chair Jaime Souers at 530-545-2684 or send an Read More »

STAR Annual Installation & Awards Dinner – October 28, 2011

DON’T FORGET TO SAVE THE DATE! STAR INSTALLATION DINNER WILL BE OCTOBER 28TH. Please save the date and plan to attend the Annual Installation & Awards Dinner on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Edgewod Tahoe. More details to follow next week! Please plan to join us as we install the new Board of Directors for Read More »

Submit your recommendations for 2011 awards

(9/2/11) Please send us your feedback, and let us know which members of the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS you feel are most deserving of awards this year.  Please click on the link below to access the form and for more information about the criteria for Realtor of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Community Service Read More »

Smoke Detector Requirements in City of South Lake Tahoe

There is a misconception among REALTORS that smoke detectors do not need to be installed in every sleeping area.  Fire Chief Harris gave us the following clarification.  The City confirms the same requirements if you call the building department. Fire Chief Harris provided us with the following section out of the California Building Code that defines where smoke detectors are required. He tells Read More »

NAR’s 2012 Resort and Second-Home Symposium!

We are getting closer and closer to NAR’s Resort and Second-Home Symposium in March of 2012.  This is the premier event for real estate professionals across the country.  You’ll

Call to Action on Conforming Loan Limits!

(7/15/11) NAR may have an opportunity to get an amendment to a bill that’s being debated on the Senate floor as early as Monday, July 18th. Please click on this link for more information: http://www.car.org/newsstand/news/loanlimitscfa/. FHA and Conforming loan limits will drop DRAMATICALLY on September 30th. Bank of America has already lowered theirs for new Read More »

Announcing STAOR-Bucks Incentive Program Winners!

Our new Membership Rewards Program is up and running, and STAOR-Bucks are being distributed to all of our lucky winners. We need your involvement, and really appreciate your participation in association committees, programs and events! MLS TOUR PARTICIPANT DRAWINGS (1ST & 3RD THURSDAYS OF MONTH) TONI BUFALRY MADELEINE GUTIERREZ TRACY WOOD WEBSITE TREASURE HUNTS DREW Read More »

June 2011 MLS Statistics!

South Tahoe Association of REALTORS Multiple Listing Statistics. These reports may be viewed on screen, printed or saved to your computer.  Please scroll down to view the following: Single Family Market Analysis report for June 2011 SingleFamilyMA_June2011 Single Family Active Listings SingleFamilyACTIVE_June2011 Condo Active Listings CondoActive_June2011 Single Family Market Analysis by Area SMAbyArea_June2011