Friends of Squaw Valley

This excerpt has been taken from the Squaw Valley Property Owner’s newsletter: Friends of Squaw Valley An organization of concerned citizens has formed in Squaw Valley in response to the Olympic Valley Village Specific Plan. The organization plans to work closely with MAP (Mountain Area Preservation) a grass-roots non-profit organization formed in 1987. MAP’s mission is “to preserve the Truckee region’s community character and the natural environment for present and future generations.”... Read more »

Lake Tahoe Skiing For Schools

Take advantage of discounted lift tickets and support local education when you pre-purchase Skiing for Schools lift tickets to participating resorts. Downhill resort tickets may be purchased the week prior to the event dates at Porters Sports in Truckee and Tahoe Dave’s in Tahoe City, Truckee and Kings Beach. Cross-country trail passes may be purchased the week prior to the event dates at Paco’s in Truckee and Alpenglow in Tahoe City. A limited number of tickets are sold on a first come,... Read more »

California’s Most Affordable Counties

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Squaw Valley USA Opens for Skiing October 25 2012

Is it true? Yes it is! 32″ of new snow and Squaw Valley USA is celebrating by opening for skiing and riding on Thursday October 25 for the day. We’ll be hosting the Welcome Winter Fundraiser for the Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Teams Foundation. With a $20 lift ticket you can make your first turns of the season while helping kids who want to race. And that is extraordinary.  Read more »

Squaw Valley Real Estate – New Listing MLS# 20122443

Walk to skiing, shops & restaurants. This oversized 2 bed, 2 bath condo has been completely remodeled with finishings equal to a multi-million dollar home. Enjoy a large, luxury kitchen with slab granite and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The large great room provides plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy themselves. The small complex lends a house like feel to the condo. The ground level patio is perfect for a large hot tub, BBQs, and relaxing in the trees. In our professional... Read more »

Early Winter for Lake Tahoe 2012

Tom Stienstra at the SFGate Blog recently wrote an article entitled Bird migration forecasts early winter. The article was published on September 13, 2012. According to the early migration of this type of bird, we may see an early winter this year! There’s a saying, “Birds never lie.” If so, the best weather forecaster in the West, the migratory sandhill crane, is predicting an early winter with plenty of rain and snow. Over the years, the timing of the migration of sandhill cranes south to... Read more »

Squaw Valley Oktoberfest Saturday, September 29, 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012 The 11th Annual Squaw Valley Oktoberfest will transform The Village at Squaw Valley into a miniature Bavaria on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. complete with a Bratwurst Toss, authentic German beer and plenty of entertainment. The event celebrates one of the most spectacular times of the year in the Sierra, when the aspen trees are ablaze in gold, red and orange and the days are pleasantly mild. Modeled after the original Oktoberfest, a 16-day annual... Read more »

Most Common Pricing Mistakes

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Squaw Valley Real Estate – New Listing MLS# 20122164

Squaw Valley’s real estate market has seen three new listings in the past two weeks. Today we would like to talk about a  new listing located at 450 Winding Creek Road. This homes has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and spans 1584 sq ft. There is no garage. This home is a classic Morton designed Squaw Valley home with open beams and vertical grain fir walls. This bright open home is anchored by a massive stone fireplace separating the intimate living space from the dining area and new kitchen.... Read more »

Top 10 Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

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