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Renee.lay, Home Buyer in Truckee, CA
Renee.lay answered:
How loud is the noise from highway 80 for the homes in the Armstrong Tract in Truckee, CA?
We're looking at a place in Armstrong Tract, just up Thomas Drive from Sierra Drive. It's on a hillside with the deck facing south to the freeway. Does anyone know how this location mi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 17, 2016 In My Neighborhood in 96161
Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Javier Montiel answered:
My home facts are incorrect - I keep updating them, but they don't show up on your site. Can you please assist?
Try calling Trulia customer service.

1 (888) 466-3501
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Selling in 96161
Kane Schaller, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Kane Schaller answered:
Is Winter a good time to buy in Tahoe ?
Winter is not a better or worse time to buy, but I would make sure that you are looking during the season that you plan to use it most. In other words, if you are primarily a skier, yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in 96161
Greg Poulsen, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Greg Poulsen answered:
I am looking to buy along 267 near Northstar....What % of expenses can be covered by vacation rental income? thanks. rgds,diane
Hi Diane,

Since you are very close to Northstar you could most likely be able to rent your property fairly easy. Your best bet would be to do a ski lease for the winter months that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Home Buying in 96161
Luca and Ali…, Real Estate Pro in Olympic Valley, CA
Luca and Alisa Adriani answered:
I have found that my recent home purchase had some major remodeling completed without permits or disclosures in the sale.
Contact your agent first and then contacting a lawyer might be necessary as well.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 14, 2013 Home Insurance in 96161
Olja Mihic, Real Estate Pro in Tahoe City, CA
Olja Mihic answered:
I have 3 dogs& live alone and am looking for a place(4K to 5K)to buy in 2013 that has a bit of property. I have heard that only Tahoe Donner is good

Having a larger property is a commodity for sure.

How about this house? Has that property you are after: http://www.charmingcabins.com/search-properties/?http://www.idxcentral ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 96161
Kris Miller, Renter in Truckee, CA
Kris Miller answered:
Looking for 3/4 bd unfurn home, pref in TD. Long term, one yr min. Moving mid Oct. Price range $ 2000. Will pay one yr in advance.?
Barbara and Cindy, I apologize deeply for not contacting either of you or your offices sooner. My husband and children surprised me with a trip to San Diego for my birthday, and we've j ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 20, 2012 Rentals in 96161
Ann Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Ann Nguyen answered:
Looking for a 2500 sq ft house that gets good sun for full time Truckee residents.
Right now there are a lot of good listings in your price range. You have a lot of choice depending on the neighborhood and the amenities. If you already know the neighborhood that you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Home Buying in 96161
Jacklyn Wells, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Jacklyn Wells answered:
We are moving to Truckee in Oct and are looking for 2 BR 2 bth house with garage long term
I have many people ask me about rentals. If you send me an email I will send you a list of several property management agents.



0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 13, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 96161
Ali Liptrot,  in Truckee - Tahoe/Reno
Ali Liptrot answered:
Looking to find a place in Truckee that has enough space for myself, a good dog, and a tripod cat! Am looking for 3br/2ba/gar. $1700/mo top end.
Are you looking to rent or purchase? In any case sounds like Glenshire may be the right neighborhood for you as they do allow fences and have reasonable rents.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 26, 2012 For Rent in 96161
Anita Noble &…, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Anita Noble & Christina Soloski answered:
I am looking for a 3bd, 2bath and at least one car garage home or condo for rent in Truckee, CA.
Please call Kristy or Nicole at 530-582-6186. It is a rental company. Good luck! Anita
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 For Rent in 96161
Rb, Home Buyer in Truckee, CA
Rb answered:
Are there realtors in Truckee willing to split commission with the buyer? That is, like Redfin agents, split the commission so buyers get some $ back?
I've had arrangements like this in the past, and have been happy with the results. I'm now looking to buy a place in truckee, and am looking for an agent. If there are any lo ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 15, 2012 Home Buying in 96161
Alison Elder, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Alison Elder answered:
What type of improvements can you make to homes in Tahoe/Donner? Are you allowed to change the configuration of a driveway (remove 2 trees, etc)?
Hi! Thanks for your inquiry. Changes to driveways and tree removal must be approved by TD's Architectural Standards Dept. Recently, there were reductions in TD coverage limits whi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 24, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 96161
Tamara Perlm…,  in 96161
Tamara Perlman answered:
We're thinking of buying a residential lot in Lahontan but we can't find enough statistics as to what has sold recently, what our asking

Did you find an answer to your question? Have you purchased a Lahontan lot? There have been some incredible deals in Lahontan the past year+. In 2009, there were only 13 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 16, 2010 Market Conditions in 96161
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
If I really know my market, do I really need a selling agent?
Walter, reading your response comment, I have no doubt that you could handle your FSBO with some confidence.

Do you really need a listing agent... no, of course not. Full service ag ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Sep 16, 2009 Home Selling in 96161
J R,  in New York, NY
J R answered:
What's the most disturbing real estate trend? (a) teens partying in bank-owned properties (b) realtors
1. The trend of suggesting that people should ignore the news, turn off the tv, it's all distorted by the media, we are at the bottom, only we know the truth , trust me thing. As they s ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2008 Market Conditions in 96161
Rebekah Schr…, Real Estate Pro in Truckee, CA
Rebekah Schroeder answered:
What are the listing vs. sales prices for homes in Glenshire, CA (east of Truckee), for the last 6 months?
Single family homes that have sold in Glenshire so far this year are selling on an average of 94% list to sales price. That is around 6% off of the original listed price. The homes that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2008 Market Conditions in 96161
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