STAR Open House Weekend 7/13/12 – 7/15/12

OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND KICKS OFF TODAY, FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012! Maps have been inserted with the Tribune’s paper today and are available to everyone at newspaper distribution locations throughout town. MAPS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP AT THE STAR OFFICE Feel free to stop by and pick up Open House maps for your clients or to Read More »

Special MLS Training Session – July 31st!

This is your opportunity to learn about the new Realist and how it can help you in your business. Also, learn about new features & functions that have been added to the MLS so that you can use it to your best advantage!  And do you know about “The Thing?”  This is a wonderful statistics Read More »

City Seeks Qualified Real Estate Agent

The City of South Lake Tahoe (redevelopment Successor Agency) is seeking a qualified Real Estate agent to list the City’s former redevelopment agency properties for sale. Below is a link to a Request for Qualifications. We’re told that it is a short time frame to respond, but an easy proposal process. Please contact Nancy Kerry at the City of Read More »


The new Realist is here! You’ll notice remarkable search capabilities and property-centric data is readily available. It’s unbelievably powerful, easy to use, and will quickly become the solution you count on! Tax and MLS information is integrated to provide a holistic view of an entire market and its activity. Dynamic mapping capabilities simultaneously display listing, foreclosure Read More »

2012 STAR Scholarship Drive

This year’s fundraising is underway for the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS Barbara Kelly Scholarship.  The Scholarship committee asks that you contribute what you can, and also forward this message to clients and friends as this will be the first year that the scholarship will be open to ALL students in South Tahoe!  Here are Read More »

REALTORS Give Easter Baskets to Local Organizations

Presented by Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair The South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® Community Service Committee, chaired by Ellen Camacho with Deb Howard & Co. and Jaime Souers with the Pinnacle Real Estate Group of Lake Tahoe, continued their annual tradition of presenting festive Easter baskets to local organizations.  The Family Resource Center and Read More »

C.A.R. Opposes SB1220 – Transfer Tax for Affordable Housing

C.A.R. is OPPOSING SB 1220 (DeSaulnier) which imposes a transfer tax to generate funds for affordable housing. C.A.R. is opposing SB 1220 because it will add to the cost of buying a home at a time when the housing market is struggling to recover.  C.A.R. is an aggressive advocate for affordable housing, but believes it is Read More »

C.A.R. Region 3 Luncheon 3/29/12

Region 3 of the California Association of REALTORS® is hosting its Annual Spring Luncheon on Thursday, March 29, 2012. All members of Region 3, including STAR members, are invited to attend. WHAT: C.A.R. Region 3 Annual Spring Luncheon & Meeting DATE: 3/29/12 TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM COST: $30 per person WHERE: El Macero Read More »

Top 10 Short Sales Myths… Debunked!

(3/7/12) Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair It seems that no matter what one reads these days regarding the real estate market, the term “short sale” will have a strong presence in the discussion.  A short sale is the term applied when a lender is willing to accept less than what is owed on an Read More »

STAR Receives State Grant for Advocacy & Policy Education

South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® RECEIVES STATE GRANT January 31, 2012 By Theresa Souers, 2012 Public Relations Chair The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) recently recognized the South Tahoe Association of REALTORS® (STAR) for representing the rights of property homeowners throughout the South Lake Tahoe area.  During the C.A.R. Business meetings held in Indian Wells Read More »