Truckee Golf Course Real Estate Update – October

Truckee Golf Course Real Estate Update - October 2013 from Dirk Skillicorn Nearing the end of 2013, inventory remains low driving prices to new highs since 2007. October 2013 produced seven transactions totaling $16,166,000, from a $1.3 million value buy in Old Greenwood to a $6.9 million Jim Morrison designed estate in Martis Camp (but we’re not talking about Jim … [Read more...]

Should I Wait for Interest Rates to Come Back Down?

Above is a graph of the movement of the 30 year fixed mortgage rate since the beginning of 2012. Some buyers are waiting to see if interest rates will come back down before making a decision about buying a home. Though no one can guarantee where rates will be in a few months, we don’t believe waiting is a good strategy. Most experts believe rates may actually … [Read more...]

What in the world is a … Dirka Dirka?

“Customers have come in to Full Belly Deli from Reno, Sacramento and all over the Truckee-Tahoe area to score a Dirka Dirka. The sandwich is named after Dirk, a local real estate agent who requested one daily.”  Not really, when Full Belly Deli opened in 2007, Chef Tom enjoyed making me something different not on the menu, ginny pig if you will.  Corned beef, … [Read more...]

Turn Signal or Me Generation?

Here's an idea, use your turn signal?  It's a simple task that everyone should execute when you plan to turn your vehicle or motorcycle to give others a heads up that you plan to turn.  I can't tell you how many times I've waited to turn right only to simply miss an opportunity to pull out because some yahoo doesn't use the turn signal.  Every time I ask myself, is it … [Read more...]