Laurie Johnson

How to Win a Bidding War

During this hot market of 2020, I have successfully negotiated the winning offer for many buyers. I am a master negotiator, which differentiates me from other realtors in Lake Tahoe, and is why my clients choose me for their transactions. These are my success strategies for how to win a bidding war during multiple offers.

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Demand for Quality of Life | Lake Tahoe

The shelter in place order for California has driven an enormous demand for a better quality of life. As people trade city life for resort homes, multiple offers and sales over list price are a common occurrence. This is visible in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee market report, but is also occurring in many California resort and luxury markets.

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Live Music at Lake Tahoe and Truckee 2020

A few local restaurants and bars have expanded their outdoor areas to safely provide dining and yes, live music! Below is a list where you can still find live music venues at Lake Tahoe and Truckee.

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Lake Tahoe: The Bay Area’s New Home Base

The Lake Tahoe real estate market is experiencing unprecedented demand. As Bay Area locals search for a new ‘home base,’ we are seeing second homes being converted into primary residences.

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Brockway: Affordable Lakefronts at Lake Tahoe

The ongoing demand for homes at Lake Tahoe is quickly reducing available inventory. The price for a lakefront home at Lake Tahoe is also moving beyond what most people can afford. However, the Brockway Springs Resort offers an affordable alternative for lakefront living.

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PGA Tour and Celebrity Golf Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is well known for world class skiing, but in the summer, it also offers world class golfing. We have many communities that feature golf courses designed by renowned golf pros. Be sure to check out my previous blog that showcased Truckee’s Luxury Golf Communities! As Lake Tahoe opens with restrictions and health guidelines […]

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Lake Tahoe is Now Open to Tourism

The gradual re-opening of all areas around Lake Tahoe has finally arrived! Tourism is a major part of our economy, but with this re-opening, visitors are encouraged to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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Real Estate Sales Still Strong in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe and Truckee real estate sales continue to be strong. Even during the worst part of the pandemic, our sale activity has remained stable. According to the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors, April showed 355 active listings with 52 sales.

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7 Creative Ideas for Coronavirus Lockdown

As we find ourselves in coronavirus lockdown around the world, why not use this time to improve your life overall? One of the things I enjoy most about living in Lake Tahoe is that we have access to local and organic foods and are a community built upon wellness.

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Tahoe Donner Area Information

I am very excited to represent a beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in Tahoe Donner. You can find information about this listing at the bottom of this article, but I wanted to focus this month’s blog post on what it is like to live in Tahoe Donner.  Listings in this neighborhood are highly sought […]

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