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SINGLE FAMILY HOMES

977 Dorcey Dr. - 4 Bed/3 Bath - 2554 SF - $525,000 - Short Sale

929 Dorcey Dr. - 3 Bed/2 Bath - 1980 SF - $550,000 - Short Sale

860 Jeffrey – 3 Bed/1.5 Bath – 1392 SF - $599,000 – Short Sale

108 Steam Cr. - 4 Bed/3 Bath - 2146 SF - $699,000 - Short Sale

155 Wassou – 3 Bed/2.5 Bath – 2032 SF - $800,000 – Short Sale

377 2nd Tee Dr. - 4 Bed/3.5 Bath - 2392 SF - $850,000 - Short Sale

 

 

CONDOS

872 Tanager St. #42 - 1 Bed/1 Bath - 600 SF - $125,000 - Short Sale

870 Southwood #6 - 2 Bed/1.5 Bath - 1040 SF - $154,900 - Short Sale

825 Southwood #8 – 3 Bed/2 Bath – 1136 SF - $169,900 – Bank Owned

989 Tahoe Blvd. #89 - 3 Bed/2 Bath - 1649 SF - $225,000 - Short Sale

321 Ski Way #39 – 3 Bed/2.5 Bath – 1360 SF - $289,000– Short Sale

330 Ski Way #1 – 2 Bed/2 Bath – 1200 SF - $299,800 – Short Sale

333 Ski Way #273 - 1 Bed/2 Bath - 1062 SF - $315,000 - Short Sale

770 Southwood #7 - 2 Bed/2.5 Bath - 1371 SF - $347,000 - Short Sale

699 Hogan Ct. #1 - 3 Bed/2.5 Bath - 1848 SF - $399,000 - Short Sale

820 Oriole Way #84 - 4 Bed/3.5 Bath - 1752 SF - $399,900 - Bank Owned

321 Ski Way #181 - 3 Bed/3 Bath - 1782 SF - $430,000 **NEW**

 

FREE-STANDING TOWNHOMES

1324 Tirol Way - 2 Bed/2 Bath - 1024 SF - $349,000 - Short Sale

949 Harold Dr. #14 – 3 Bed/2 Bath – 1533 SF - $348,000 – Short Sale 

517 Fairview – 4 Bed/5.5 Bath – 5486 SF - $4,500,000 – Short Sale **NEW**

Lakeshore's Price Reductions for Week of 7/19-26

by Lakeshore Realty

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929 Northwood Blvd. #174 - Third Creek

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths,1846 Square Feet, 1-Car Attached Garage

Reduced from $859,000 to $829,000

 

144 Village Blvd. #81 – McCloud

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1089 Square Feet, 1-Car Detached Garage

Reduced from $548,900 to $538,900

 

830 Oriole Way #16 – White Pines

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 1752 Square Feet, 2-Car Attached Garage

Reduced from $444,500 to $424,500

 

335 Ski Way #323 – Burgundy Hill

1 Bedroom, 2 Baths, 1062 Square Feet, Underground Parking

Reduced from $349,000 to $335,000

 

949 Dana Ct. #12 – Tahoe Palisades

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1718 Square Feet, Free-Standing Condo

Reduced from $675,000 to $649,000

 

 

 

10 Red Flags Homebuyers Should be Aware of

by Lakeshore Realty

Sellers don't always disclose the whole truth to potential homebuyers. But you can't afford to get a professional inspection of every house you tour. So before you spring for the pro, narrow down your choices by doing your own pre-inspection to spot potential problems.

1.     Mass Exodus From the Neighborhood
Don't let a home's curb appeal keep you from glancing down the street. Are there several other homes for sale? Are nearby businesses boarded up or vandalized? Get the scoop from the neighbors. If everyone else wants to leave the street, maybe you should, too. Just do it before you're stuck with a bad investment.

  1. Mediocre Maintenance
    Three layers of roofing and gutters with plants growing in them are signs the owners aren't big on maintaining their home. What else did they neglect? Other signs of poor maintenance include overgrown lawns with weeds, cracked, peeling or dirty painted surfaces, makeshift wiring or plumbing, and broken fixtures and appliances.

2.     Foundation Failures
Check out the yard grading. If the yard slopes toward the house, it could cause water to run down the foundation walls or into the basement, which will be costly to repair. Scour the foundation for damage. Bulges or cracks bigger than one-third inch can mean the house has serious structural issues.

3.     Bad Smells (Inside or Outside)
Take a big whiff of the air inside and outside the house. Do you smell anything funky? If you can't smell anything but the huge baskets of potpourri all over the house, this could be a red flag.

4.     Faulty or Old Wiring
While you're probably not an electrician, make sure all the switches and outlets in the house function properly. Flickering lights, circuits that don't work and warm or hot outlets or faceplates are all symptoms of wiring problems.

5.     Fresh Paint on One Wall
New paint can really spruce up drab walls, but it can also hide bigger problems, like water damage, mildew or mold. If the room smells strange or if you see stains or saggy walls or ceilings, have an inspector look for mold and leaks.

6.     Locked Doors and Blockades
Ask about any rooms that are "off limits" during your home tour, and arrange to see them later if you're interested in the house.

7.     Foggy or Nonfunctioning Windows
Check for water in between double-paned windows and make sure all the windows are functional.

8.     Structural Walls or Floors Have Been Removed
Sure you love the open floor plan, but was the house always open or did the homeowners renovate? If they removed a load-bearing wall without adjusting the framing, it can shift weight to other parts of the house. Hire a structural engineer if you think any renovations are questionable.

9.     Bugs!
No one wants a house with a pest problem, be it roaches, mice or, worst of all, termites. Be on the lookout for unwelcome creatures as you tour the house. Even if no foes pop out while you're there, consider a separate termite inspection if you're thinking of purchasing the property.

BOTTOM LINE: Always get a professional inspection
Yeah, it's a little expensive, but it's worth every penny. Skipping a home inspection is not a good way to cut homebuying costs. You'll end up paying more in the long run when problems inevitably arise.

REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE!

by Lakeshore Realty

JUST REDUCED!

Beautifully remodeled end unit at popular Mountain Shadows.  3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, granite counters, wood floors and more. 

Reduced from $424,000 to $399,000

Click here for more details and photos.

JUST LISTED ! Exquisite Luxury Townhome

by Lakeshore Realty

JUST LISTED!

919 Southwood Blvd.

This fabulous Sierra Bouquet townhome will take your breath away.  Located in a small, gated enclave in the heart of Incline Village, just steps to the beach and shopping yet you will feel like you are in your own, private sanctuary. 

Offered for $1,195,000

Click here for more details, photos and virtual tour.

Foreclosures, Short Sales and REOs as of 7/20/09

by Lakeshore Realty

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES

977 Dorcey Dr. - 4 Bed/3 Bath - 2554 SF - $525,000 - Short Sale **NEW**

929 Dorcey Dr. - 3 Bed/2 Bath - 1980 SF - $550,000 - Short Sale **REDUCED**

860 Jeffrey – 3 Bed/1.5 Bath – 1392 SF - $599,000 – Short Sale

108 Steam Cr. - 4 Bed/3 Bath - 2146 SF - $699,000

155 Wassou – 3 Bed/2.5 Bath – 2032 SF - $800,000 – Short Sale

377 2nd Tee Dr. - 4 Bed/3.5 Bath - 2392 SF - $850,000 - Short Sale

 

CONDOS

870 Southwood #6 - 2 Bed/1.5 Bath - 1040 SF - $154,900 - Short Sale **REDUCED**

825 Southwood #8 – 3 Bed/2 Bath – 1136 SF - $169,900 – REO

989 Tahoe Blvd. #6 – 3 Bed/2 Bath – 1343 SF - $190,000 – Short Sale

989 Tahoe Blvd. #89 - 3 Bed/2 Bath - 1649 SF - $225,000 - Short Sale

321 Ski Way #39 – 3 Bed/2.5 Bath – 1360 SF - $289,000– Short Sale

330 Ski Way #1 – 2 Bed/2 Bath – 1200 SF - $299,800 – Short Sale

333 Ski Way #273 - 1 Bed/2 Bath - 1062 SF - $315,000 - Short Sale

770 Southwood #7 - 2 Bed/2.5 Bath - 1371 SF - $347,000 - Short Sale **NEW**

699 Hogan Ct. #1 - 3 Bed/2.5 Bath - 1848 SF - $399,000 - Short Sale

820 Oriole Way #84 - 4 Bed/3.5 Bath - 1752 SF - $399,900 - REO

 

FREE-STANDING TOWNHOMES

1324 Tirol Way - 2 Bed/2 Bath - 1024 SF - $349,000 - Short Sale

949 Harold Dr. #14 – 3 Bed/2 Bath – 1533 SF - $348,000 – Short Sale  **REDUCED**

Choosing the Right Listing Agent

by Lakeshore Realty

Trying to sell a home? Put this on your “Don’t Do” list: Do not choose a listing agent just because he or she gives you the highest list price.

This is one of the worst mistakes a seller can make because ultimately, it is not the Realtor who will determine how much a home will sell for; it is the market place that establishes the value.

If your home could sell for whatever you wish, real estate agents would place a lot of multi-billion dollar homes on the market. But that is a fantasy. No, you want to choose a listing agent who will help you determine a realistic viewpoint of your home’s selling price. These are the agents who will work hard to sell your home using unique marketing plans and superior negotiation skills.

Pricing a home is part art and part science, and no two appraisals are exactly the same. It involves comparing similar properties, making adjustments for the differences among them, tracking market movements and taking stock of present inventory. But it’s only an educated guess and the market will ultimately dictate the price.

If you price a home too low, the seller should receive multiple offers which will drive the price up to market value. So there is little danger in pricing a home too low.

However, if you price a home too high, it could backfire on you. According to “About.com Home buying / Selling,” studies show that interest in a home typically wanes after a few weeks, and when the price is reduced, buyers might believe something was wrong with the home to make the price drop. If the home sits on the market too long, it becomes a stale, dated, market-worn home that was overpriced for too long.

Don’t make that mistake. Choose a Realtor for his or her experience, integrity and marketing expertise. The agent who shouts the highest price isn’t necessarily the one who will be able to make the sale.

While kids are playing on the beach this summer with nary a thought of school, there are others laying a foundation for Incline Village’s educational future.

Teachers are being trained, money is being raised and the groundwork is being laid for an International Baccalaureate program for kindergarten through 12th grade students in Incline Village.

The International Baccalaureate Program is an internationally recognized curriculum that offers 11th and 12th grade students an opportunity to earn the highly-acclaimed IB diploma. To earn the IB diploma, students complete and test in six IB subjects; write an extended essay of independent research guided by a faculty mentor, complete 150 hours of creative, action, and service activities; and participate in a critical thinking course called Theory of Knowledge.

The IB diploma is the crowning goal of the program, but when IB is implemented at all grade levels, the IB program creates a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational framework for all children.

Why is Incline Village working toward an IB program? This past spring, a group of community members met frequently to assess education in our community. While it was agreed that Incline is offering a high quality education (Incline High School has been one of Newsweek Magazine’s Top High Schools for the past five years), there has been a decline in enrollment as families move out of the area due to the increased cost of resort living.

Having an IB program in place, especially one that goes from kindergarten on up, will attract families with highly-motivated students to move to our community, adding another feather to Incline’s cap. In Nevada, there are only three high schools, two middle schools and one elementary school with IB programs. In California, those numbers are 84, 22 and 13 respectively. An IB program will set Incline Village education apart.

Organizers of the IB program hope to initiate the Diploma Programme, which is an Advanced Placement-like system for grades 11-12 by the 2011-12 school year, with full implementation for all grades by the 2012-13 school year.

There’s something for parents to think about when watching their children at the beach.

True Tahoe Living on the Lake's Shore

by Lakeshore Realty

JUST LISTED!

Sitting on almost a half acre lot with lake frontage, this "Old Tahoe" home has been remodeled to reflect the warmth and comfort of mountain living.  Beautiful details include extensive use of woods, stone and other natural materials.  This is true Tahoe lodge living!

Offered for $11,900,000

For more information and photos, click here

JUST LISTED! Your pick of 3 beautiful McCloud condos!

by Lakeshore Realty

JUST LISTED!

Three wonderful McCloud condos to choose from!  Great location, just steps to Incline and Ski beaches and to shopping and dining.  These make ideal Tahoe get-aways.

Click here for more information on #81 McCloud: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1089 square feet, remodeled kitchen.  $547,900

Click here for more information on #194 McCloud: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1089 square feet.  $559,000

Click here for more information on #66 McCloud: 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1162 square feet, remodeled, mountain views.  $569,000

 

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