Tahoe City is one of the most popular year-round vacation destinations in the world. Mark Twain boasted Tahoe City as the "Jewel of the Sierra." Around 5,000 residents enjoy the more than 290 days of sunshine, world class skiing and snowboarding, water skiing, cross country skiing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, trout fishing, championship golf, hiking, rafting, kayaking, and much more. (more)
The North and West Shores of Tahoe have many famous ski resorts to choose from, such as Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Alpine Meadows and Northstar at Tahoe, just to name a few.
Tahoe's four distinct seasons and stunning natural environment encourage year-round outdoor recreation, while indoor entertainment options range from lively nearby casinos, bowling, and theatres to fine restaurants, providing plenty to do for residents and visitors alike. Tahoe's beautiful mountain peaks, majestic forests, crystal clear waters, and endless recreational opportunities make it an extremely attractive place to visit or live.
Residents of the small communities and subdivisions of this region bask in the breathtaking scenery and peaceful small town atmosphere while still having convenient access to cities like Reno (45 minutes), Sacramento (2 hours), and San Francisco (3.5 hours). Reno provides easy air access to the area as well as Truckee via private planes. Every subdivision along the North and West Shores of Tahoe is unique, offering its own blend of history and culture to this serene mountain style of living. Real estate options in Tahoe City consist of luxury estates, mountain view homes and cabins, condominiums, and some land for custom building.
Tahoe City Real Estate
The real estate market of this area of Tahoe is diverse. Old Tahoe cabins with lots of charm to modern homes with all the amenities can be found scattered throughout this picturesque mountainside region, ranging in price from $200,000 to $15 million plus. Cabins and homes without views range from $200,000 to $2 million. Homes with views of the lake range from $500,000 to $2 million and up. (more)
Tahoe City Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 20th, 2020: homes priced around $866,475 compared to $866,475 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.