Trends In Incline Village~Views and Values

April 4, 2009

Views and Values are definitely the trend in 2009.To date in 2009,there have been 16 homes sold in Incline Village and Crystal Bay.Of these 16 ,6 were above the $2million dollar price point,and all of these had some sort of lakeview.From low elevation to higher elevation there was an even mix.New or newer construction make up the majority in this upper tier as well.Buyers are purchasing large homes and lakeview is superceding location.

Finally some movement on the Incline Village,Crystal Bay lakefront.865 Lakeshore closed this week at $7,350,000.7500′ remodeled home on .74 of an acre,with 100 feet of frontage on the lake.This property came on the market 2+ years ago at $10.6m and had several reductions since then.The house was nice although exterior dated,and no pier .This is the first sale on the Incline Crystal Bay lakefront his year,setting the stage for Summer and that Incline Village Crystal Bay is the place to enjoy your life and invest.The local market will come back,and value will sustain .

Here are some of our other lakefront listings or homes with beatuiful views: is a 1.25 acre parcel  in Incline Village, Nevada. 175 feet of frontage on the Lakefront.Plans,survey,and a permit to build an estate home and guesthouse have been approved. An alternative is to purchase the the individual parcels that comprise the 1.25 acres and build a smaller house on either or each. has one of the most dramatic settings.Surrounded by massive boulders and positioned above the Lake for killer dramatic views from East to West.  is an exceptional opportunity to purchase a beautiful  lakefront contemporary home with  guest quarters,on an acre,and 200 feet of frontage on the Lake. The adjace parcel can be purchased as well,offering over 2.8 acres and over 790 fett of frontage on the Lake.  is in Crystal Bay,tucked on a loop above the Lake  in one of the oldest neighborhoods at Tahoe. 30 Somers has the feel of Jazz,and the beauty of nature surrounding.This contemporary home is really unique,has the San Francisco loft touches.High ceilings,lots of light,and elevator as an option from top to bottom.The engineered glass stairs are an architectual highlight.The “Stack Estate” parcels, are in this area too,offering one of the most magnificent bluffs,and crystal cove  shorelines at the lake. is a completely remodeled home on just under an acre with lakeviews and views of Diamond Peak ski area.The decks and yard are perfect for outdoor entertaining.The vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows in the great room bring the outdoors in.The custom stone and log finishwork are impressive.

Leroy Neiman Art at Chase International Incline

April 4, 2009

 Come by our Incline Village office and view a beatiful landscape of Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe,  limited edition lithograph ,signed by renown artist Leroy Neiman.Neiman is know for his vibrant images of sporting events and activities.Visit for more on this amazing living artist.This piece displayed is for sale for a fundraiser for the  which supports EDUCATION , ATHLETICS,and the ARTS ,for youth and communities in need in the Bay Area.

We have seen many of Neiman’s fabulous works in many homes up at Lake Tahoe,and are proud to be a part of this excellent cause,and showcase this gorgeous piece.

605 Village ~ An Incline Village “Best Buy”

April 1, 2009

Attention shoppers…605 Village ( is looking for a buyer.  This is not a short sale or bank owned property just a motivated seller.  Purchased in December 2007 for $850,000 and a recent appraisal (1 1/2 months old) supporting the value. Seller has priced to sell at $699,000.    Property is offered furnished. Features include hickory hardwood flooring, updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Large, level fenced yard.

590 North Dyer Circle~Short Sale with Bank Pricing

April 1, 2009

590 North Dyer Circle presents another opportunity for a builder or visionary buyer. A level, .46 acre lot in the Woods subdivision (nestled between Village and College) providing the canvas for a new home. Currently a 1965 built Ranch Style home occupies 1/3 of the total lot.  The home has main level living,  4 bedrooms  is dated but essentially clean and liveable. The lot line extends beyond the backyard fence. Two weeks ago, the bank conducted a BPO (Brokers Price Opinion) which has resulted in the new listing price of $565,000.  The current owner paid $750,000 for the property in 2007.  If you have the desire and the patience for a short sale, this could be a terrific deal and opportunity. Have a look…