Incline Village, NV Real Estate News

By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
5 Things Buyers Look for in Luxury Homes for Sale in Incline Village Luxury, as seen in the luxury homes for sale Incline Village NV, is related to the following phrases: experiencing great comfort, displaying extreme extravagance, being the best of the best.  Owners of luxury homes want to feel pampered and overindulged every time they wake up in the morning and look at their splendid haven. Below are 5 things that wealthy buyers look for in a luxurious real estate.  5.  Stunning outdoorsHaving picturesque landscaping, and the amazing view that goes with the location are some of the things that define a luxurious property.  While careful planning of the indoor spaces is vital, wealthy buyers check out how these outdoor living spaces are arranged since these have been becoming a popular...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Reasons for Buying Luxury Homes for Sale in Incline Village NV In spite of the economic climate, there are people who are always looking into buying luxurious items even if those items are something as big as luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV.  But how does one determine a luxurious buy?  Does the price tag say it all?  What is the definition of a luxury home?  Different people with distinct interests and personalities have varying standards when looking into buying a luxury home.  Two of the most common reasons for purchasing a luxury home are the trophy address and the house’s history.  In many cases, the home address says it all.  To some, the history, meaning the previous owners, of a certain luxury home matter to the potential buyer. Here is a list of the few things t...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Tips on Building a Great Deck for Your Incline Village Luxury Home One thing you will notice about most luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV is most of them have decks.  Most homebuyers prefer homes with decks where they can enjoy the open air and great views of Lake Tahoe, or a relaxing night out dining al fresco with loved ones right in the comfort of their homes. Adding a deck to your Incline Village NV real estate is a great investment that will increase the value of your home when you sell it.  If you are planning on adding a deck to your home, you might benefit from these tips:  1. The style should blend with your home’s architecture and surroundings.  Since the outside of your home is the first thing a buyer sees and builds an impression on, nothing may be worse than seein...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
How Do You Find the Best Real Estate Agent in Incline Village NV? Whether you’re selling or buying luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV, it’s important to work with the right real estate agent. You want to find the home that suits your family’s needs or you want to get top dollar sale for your home - it’s crucial that you partner with an agent that can safeguard your real estate investments.  Finding the right agent requires a careful balance of credentials and chemistry. Apart from finding the most qualified real estate agent, you also need to find someone that you’re comfortable working with. Buying or selling an Incline Village NV luxury home for sale might take up to five or 6 months and more, so you want to find an agent that can prioritize you and your family’s needs, no ma...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Design Trends for Your Incline Village NV Luxury Home for Sale From smart appliances to state-of-the-art entertainment theaters, living rooms, and kitchens, homeowners of luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV are in for an even more stylish year. If you’re planning to redecorate your home, here are some design trends to consider:  Colored stainless steel appliances -In a Houzz poll, nearly two-thirds of the respondents have said that they would definitely consider the darker alternative compared to the traditional shiny silver metal. These colored stainless steel appliances definitely add more depth and character to any room in the home. If you’re looking for inspiration, check out the Whirlpool Sunset Bronze finish appliances or the LG Black Stainless collection. Deep kitchen...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
4 Must-Haves When Buying Incline Village Luxury Homes for Sale So you’ve finally decided to purchase a luxury home for sale in Incline Village NV. Do you know what type of home you’re looking for? How do you even decide on which homes suit you and your family’s needs?   It can be quite challenging to choose from the many Incline Village Nevada gorgeous luxury homes so to help you make the best decision, here are some must-haves that most home buyers look for: Style of the home.They say don’t judge a book by its cover and the same goes true for most homes. However, as a homebuyer, you need to take extra caution before you put in an offer. No matter how majestic and beautiful a luxury home looks like, always do your research on the type of architectural structure the home has. Don’t buy b...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Enjoy These February 2016 Events in Incline Village NV  Are you planning a romantic weekend escape to any of the gorgeous luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV? Surrounded by a picturesque landscape, both guests and long-time residents of Incline Village are in for a treat as February brings with it a slew of fun events that you can enjoy with family and friends. Check out the list below:  Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides at Sand Harbor State ParkFee: $50 adults, $20 children 2-10, FREE for children 2 and below (private 1-hour ride)For reservation: Call (775) 588-2953 or email info@sleighride.comThere’s really no other way to enjoy the scenic Lake Tahoe terrain than on an hour-long private horse-drawn sleigh ride. Kids and adults like will definitely have fun touring the area that...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
How to Get the Perfect Incline Village Luxury Home in 2016 Experts say that 85% of homebuyers this 2016 will start buying homes in the spring or summer so if you plan to buy a luxury home  for sale in Incline Village NV this year, make sure to be one step ahead of the competition and get a headstart before the market becomes saturated with buyers.  Here are some tips that will help you get that perfect Incline Village luxury home and seal the deal this year: Here are some tips to help you in your house hunting:  1. It’s never too early to start searching for homes. Since most homebuyers start their search during the spring and summer months, you need to start your search earlier so you don’t compete with too many homebuyers for the same home. Starting your househunting earlier will give...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
The 5 People You Need in Your Team to Sell Your Home Fast Do you have a luxury home for sale in the Incline Village NV real estate market? Whether you’re a first time or an experienced home seller, you will need people on your team to help you so you don’t get too stressed out about the specifics of home selling.  Check out this list of the 5 people you need on your team to sell your home: Real Estate AgentA real estate agent’s job is to help you throughout the entire home selling process. They are contractually bound by the laws of the state to act in the best interest of their client. As their client, your agent will explain the industry jargon to you, walk you through the process of selling your home, market your listings, meet with potential buyers and host your open house events an...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Fitness Centers Near Incline Village NV Homes for Sale It’s more than a week after the start of the new year. Have you already started working on any of the items on your list of resolutions for 2016? Studies have shown that only 8% of Americans are able to keep up with their New Year’s resolutions. Some experts have suggested that instead of making a list of resolutions, one should instead create a list of goals with actionable plans. For instance, homeowners living in luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV who are looking to achieve their health and fitness goals should create an actionable plan which might be similar to:   (1) list ideal weight goal in accordance to their height and age,(2) number of minutes or hours a day they can commit to an exercise or workout; and(3) fi...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top New Year’s Eve Events in Incline Village Transitioning into a New Year can be fun and exciting. Incline Village and throughout North Lake Tahoe, surrounded by snowy mountain peaks and beautiful Lake Tahoe, has some great mountain & snow-style New Year’s celebrations for the whole family you just might want to check out. Talk about your high-altitude happiness! These are the top New Year’s Eve activities that residents of luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV look forward to this year:  Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe  is celebrating with a New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade at 4:45pm,  and Fireworks at 5:45pm. At a base elevation of 8,260 ft. you can bring in the New Year at heights you may never have dreamed of!  Location: 22222 Mt. Rose Highway, Reno, NV  89511.  Call Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe at...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Buyer Traps to Avoid When Buying Incline Village Luxury Homes Dipping into the real estate industry has long been believed to be one of the safest investments you can make. Multimillionaire Roy Rogers couldn’t have said it any better: “Buy land. They ain’t making any more of that stuff.” This, ideally, is true, as land is one of the limited resources we have on the planet. However, real estate has become an industry where homeowners find it hard to earn successful investments during the past years, with foreclosures, predatory lending, subprime loans, and more. Like most investments, one’s success is determined by a lot of research, patience, due diligence, discipline, and avoiding some of the most common buyer traps when purchasing luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV:  Star...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Vacation Rentals Near Incline Village Diamond Peak Ski Resort Getting ready to visit family and friends living in luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV this winter? Are you looking forward to riding the lifts and skiing down the slopes of Diamond Peak Ski Resort? If you are, then here’s a list of the top vacation rentals near the resort where you and your entire family can stay for the  duration of your vacation. Experience how it feels like to live in any of these luxurious rentals in Incline Village today:  Incline Vacation RentalsOffice Address: 917 Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 201C, Incline Village NV 89451Phone Number: 800-831-3304 (Toll Free) 775-831-3349 (Local)Office Hours: 9 AM to 5PM Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 3 PM Saturdays, Sundays Closed (Pacific Time) Get the ultimate ...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
More Things to Do in Incline Village Homes for Sale this Winter SeasonIf you’ve been thinking of buying luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV, now is the best time because of all these fun events you and your whole family can enjoy! Invite friends from all over so they can also share in on the winter holiday fun! Check out these exciting events:  Parent’s Night OutWhen: December 4, 2015 - May 13, 2016Time: 5:30 PM to 9:30 PMWhere: Rec Center at Incline Village Parks & Recreation Center, 893 Southwood Boulevard Incline Village NV 89451Fee: $30 with IVGID Pass $25 For kids ages 5 to 11, let them experience a night filled with fun games, arts and crafts, pizzas, a movie, and more while parents can get a relaxing night out. Register your kids today! Brunch with Santa ClausWhen: Decemb...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Exciting Things to Do in Incline Village Homes for Sale this WinterThe holiday season brings a lot of festivities and events around the world. It is the perfect time to share and celebrate with the people around you. During this time, many organizations arrange events that will make you feel the spirit of Christmas. If you have just moved in one of the luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV, you can look forward to these exciting things happening this holiday season: Toys For Tots is having a kick-off party on December 5 with live music and various vendors at the Christmas Tree Village. Toys For Tots is an official Local Coordinator site managed by the joint forces of Coldwell Banker Select and the United States Marine Corp. They provide services to less fortunate kids in Incline V...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
How to Take Great Photos of Your Incline Village Luxury Home for Sale Home buyers usually start their home search by browsing on the internet for luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV. If you have done all the necessary tips and tricks for your website or social media page to land at Google search’s top pages, then good for you. But if the potential buyer clicks through it and has to scroll through a lot of unpleasant photos of the home, chances are, they wouldn’t even give it a second glance.  Present the beauty of your lakefront home with the class and elegance that it deserves. Take great real estate photos that sell by following these simple tips below: 1. Invest in quality equipment. No matter what version of smartphone you have, if you do not have the proper lenses or a dece...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Top Ski Resorts for Luxury Homeowners at Incline Village NV Have you always dreamed of owning one of those majestic luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV? If you’re still balancing your pros and cons list, then here’s something to add to your list of pros - top ski resorts near the iconic Lake Tahoe:  Diamond Peak Ski ResortFrom mid-December to April, this well-acclaimed Diamond Peak Ski Resort is a winter wonderland for ski lovers. Ski to the mid-mountain Snowflake Lodge and enjoy Last Tracks for wine and beer tasting. Take in the beautiful view of the outdoors as you sip your hot cocoa on the deck. Explore the trails and terrains which are upgraded to add various new features to keep both amateur and professional skiers excited for the holidays. The resort offers a comprehensive...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
6 Tips to Make Your Incline Village Luxury Home Energy Efficient Did you know you could get a better price for your luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV just by making them more energy efficient?  Homebuyers love energy-efficient homes since they can save money on energy bills as well as help the environment. The good news is, there are lots of low-cost strategies which are very effective in saving energy and all the while being environment-friendly. Here are some simple ideas you could do to make your home more energy-efficient. 1. Replace your windows.Drafts in your old windows could lose a lot of heat during the colder months and cool air during the warmer months. This can increase your energy costs. Consider replacing your windows with newer energy efficient ones like double ...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
3 Great Coffee Shops for a Pick-Me-Up in Incline Village NV For those looking at some luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV, it’s also important to scope out the area for all the modern amenities you need to make living in this town as convenient as possible. A great American staple is the coffee shop, which fuels the nation’s caffeine consumption on a daily basis. If you’re a coffee enthusiast, chances are you’re already looking to find a regular cafe haunt. Here are 3 great coffee shops for a pick-me-up in Incline Village NV for your reference:  I.V. Coffee Lab907 Tahoe Blvd, Ste 20A, Incline Village NV(775) 298 2402 I.V. Coffee Lab, with all its rustic Tahoe charm and unique yet delicious beverage selections, remains the most popular independent coffee shop in the Incline Villa...
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By Peg Augustus - REALTOR®
(Lakeshore Realty)
Luxury Spas near Incline Village NV Looking to settle down in one of the luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV? This town, with its breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe in front of beautiful houses populated by a rich, vibrant community, is the very picture of your American suburban paradise. People who flock to this town are impressed with its array of fine dining establishments and wide range of entertainment options for all seasons, but another remarkable part of Incline Village is its relaxing spas. If you’re planning to visit Tahoe in the next few weeks, here are some luxury spas near Incline Village NV you absolutely have to check out along the way:  Stillwater Spa at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe111 Country Club Dr, Incline Village NV(775) 832 1234 Who doesn’t know about the Stillwa...
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