Buying a Tahoe Home in 10 Steps

1. Start with your credit. Credit reports are kept by the three major credit agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. They show whether you are habitually late with payments and whether you have run into serious credit problems in the past. A credit score is a number … [Read more...]

Rules for Vacation Home Rentals (VHR)

The following is the Code of Conduct for vacation home rentals from the city of South Lake Tahoe: Occupancy Studio: Two persons total 1 Bedroom: 4 persons total 2 Bedroom or more: 2 per bedroom plus four others Noise: No noise if permitted after 10pm. Spas: … [Read more...]

Understanding Credit

Your credit, your credit scores, and how wisely you shop for a loan that best fits your needs have a significant impact on your mortgage interest rate and the fees you pay. To improve your credit and your chances of getting a better mortgage, get current on your payments and … [Read more...]

What’s The Difference Between A Home Inspector and An Appraiser?

When you are considering buying a home, it is smart to check it out carefully to see if it is in good condition. The person who does this for you is called a home inspector. The inspector works for you and should tell you whether the home you want to buy is in good condition … [Read more...]

What Is Title Insurance?

Title Insurance When you purchase your home, you receive a document most often called a deed, which shows the seller transferred their legal ownership, or “title,” to the home to you. Title insurance can provide protection if someone later sues and says they have a claim … [Read more...]

Are You Considering Renting Your South Tahoe Home as a Vacation Home Rental?

A Vacation Home Rental (VHR) is defined as a property rented for less than 30 consecutive calendar days.  All single family properties must obtain a Vacation Home Rental Permit and a Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) registration certificate.  Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) is … [Read more...]

The Bath Made Better

Add a touch of luxury to your bath with one of these upgrades   Multi-head Showers More is better when it comes to shower heads.  Water issuing from several directions transforms the simple chore of washing up into a spa-like experience. Tile … [Read more...]

The Great Warm Outdoors

Don't let Tahoe's fall chill chase you off the patio!  Generating a little heat outside can help expand a Lake Tahoe home's Cold-season living space on all but the nastiest days. For most every backyard and budget, there's a way to create a bright spot in the landscape, … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Invasive Weeds Take Root In Your Yard!

Don’t let invasive weeds take root in your backyard We’ve heard your concerns, so this summer we will be offering cost free invasive weed removal services in select California communities where invasive weed populations have been taking root. We want to assist you in … [Read more...]

Proven Steps To Sell Your House For Top Dollar

Proven Steps To Sell Your House For TOP DOLLAR Selling your home is one of the most important things you will ever do in your life. This simple system will provide the tools you need to maximize your profits, maintain control, and reduce the stress that comes with the … [Read more...]