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Exploring the Martis Valley Golf Scene

Exploring the Martis Valley Golf Scene

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/16/24

A Guide to the Premier Golf Courses and Real Estate Opportunities in Martis Valley

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Mountain Biking at Northstar's Mountain Bike Park

Mountain Biking at Northstar's Mountain Bike Park

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/8/24

Discover the summer adventure that awaits beyond Northstar’s slopes, for thrill seekers, professionals, and novice levels.

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Property Management in Village at Northstar

Property Management in Village at Northstar

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/4/24

The chief considerations for property owners in the Lake Tahoe area.

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Family Fun in Northstar: Kid-Friendly Activities Throughout the Year

Family Fun in Northstar: Kid-Friendly Activities Throughout the Year

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 04/24/24

Explore endless adventures for every season.

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Northstar's Culinary Delights: Restaurant Reviews and Recommendations

Northstar's Culinary Delights: Restaurant Reviews and Recommendations

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 04/6/24

The best recommendations for Alpine appetites.

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April 2024 Tahoe Truckee Market Update and News

April 2024 Tahoe Truckee Market Update and News

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 04/5/24
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Explore Shared Ownership Real Estate Opportunities in Northstar, CA Lake Tahoe

Explore Shared Ownership Real Estate Opportunities in Northstar, CA Lake Tahoe

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/9/24
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Discover the Best Sledding and Tubing Spots in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe, CA

Discover the Best Sledding and Tubing Spots in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/8/24
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National Real Estate Insights

National Real Estate Insights

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/6/24

February 2024

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Best Places to Shop in Northstar, California

Best Places to Shop in Northstar, California

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/28/24

A Shopper's Paradise in the Heart of the Sierra Nevada.

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The Essential Role of Home Staging in the Luxury Real Estate Market: Insights from Tahoe and Truckee Luxury Real Estate Professional

The Essential Role of Home Staging in the Luxury Real Estate Market: Insights from Tahoe and Truckee Luxury Real Estate Professional

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/28/24
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Life in Northstar, CA

Life in Northstar, CA

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/27/24

Embracing the mountain lifestyle with year-round activities and community charm.

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The Most Scenic Spots in Northstar, CA

The Most Scenic Spots in Northstar, CA

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/22/24

Unveiling Nature's Masterpieces.

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Discovering the Village at Northstar

Discovering the Village at Northstar

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/20/24

The Ultimate Mountain Living Experience.

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Hiking in Northstar, CA

Hiking in Northstar, CA

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/15/24

A Gateway to Alpine Splendor.

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A Luxurious Escape In Northstar California

A Luxurious Escape In Northstar California

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/14/24

Discovering Bliss in the Heart of the Sierra Nevada: A Journey Through The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

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National 2023 Ultra-Luxury Report

National 2023 Ultra-Luxury Report

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/6/24

Featuring 8458 Valhalla Drive Listing and Quote by Samantha Swigard

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Luxury Home Design Trends for 2024

Luxury Home Design Trends for 2024

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/20/24

Embracing elegance and innovation in modern living spaces.

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Key Points to Consider When Signing a Buyer Representation Agreement in California's Tahoe Truckee Real Estate Market

Key Points to Consider When Signing a Buyer Representation Agreement in California's Tahoe Truckee Real Estate Market

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 12/30/23

An Essential Step in the Homebuying Process

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Luxurious Mountain Village Living -  Just Sold at The Village at Northstar

Luxurious Mountain Village Living - Just Sold at The Village at Northstar

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 12/23/23

Representing the Seller'

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The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a Condo in Northstar California's Village at Truckee

The Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a Condo in Northstar California's Village at Truckee

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 12/5/23

More than just ski in ski out!

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Tahoe Kids Ski Clothing Drive!

Tahoe Kids Ski Clothing Drive!

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 12/3/23
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Buying a Home on a Private Golf Course in Truckee: Top Things to Know

Buying a Home on a Private Golf Course in Truckee: Top Things to Know

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 11/15/23

Discover the charm of Truckee's private golf course homes.

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Paws and Plates: Exploring Dog-Friendly Establishments in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

Paws and Plates: Exploring Dog-Friendly Establishments in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 11/4/23
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8458 Valhalla

8458 Valhalla

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 10/30/23

8458 Valhalla marries the unpretentious gentility of a Tahoe Mountain Lodge to Tom Fazio golf frontage without another home in ...

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Buying a Home in Truckee

Buying a Home in Truckee

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 10/10/23

Explore your options as a prospective buyer in this California mountain retreat.

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Mountain Town Market Report H1 2023

Mountain Town Market Report H1 2023

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 07/26/23

Title: Unveiling the 2023 Compass Mountain Town Market Report: Exploring the Real Estate Landscape in the Mountain West's Fines...

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Things to Do in Martis Camp

Things to Do in Martis Camp

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 07/18/23

This private recreational community packs a variety of activities for its residents and visitors.

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Honest Pros and Cons of Living Around Lake Tahoe

Honest Pros and Cons of Living Around Lake Tahoe

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 07/7/23

What to consider before moving to this picturesque area.

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Exploring Free Music Venues in Lake Tahoe and Truckee:  Beaches and Parks Come Alive

Exploring Free Music Venues in Lake Tahoe and Truckee: Beaches and Parks Come Alive

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 06/15/23
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Embrace the Beauty of Spring: 5 Best Wildflower Hikes in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

Embrace the Beauty of Spring: 5 Best Wildflower Hikes in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 06/14/23
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Tips on How To Find Homeowner’s Insurance in Tahoe Truckee

Tips on How To Find Homeowner’s Insurance in Tahoe Truckee

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 06/12/23

With last year’s devastating California wildfires, it’s getting much harder for homebuyers to find affordable homeowners insura...

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AMENITY ROUND-UP A SNAPSHOT OF TAHOE’S BEST HOA AMENITIES

AMENITY ROUND-UP A SNAPSHOT OF TAHOE’S BEST HOA AMENITIES

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/31/23
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YES, YOU NEED TO STAGE YOUR HOME. HERE’S WHY

YES, YOU NEED TO STAGE YOUR HOME. HERE’S WHY

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/10/23

When it comes to buying and selling homes, first impressions are everything.

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WHAT DOES SKI-IN / SKI-OUT LIVING IN TAHOE MEAN?

WHAT DOES SKI-IN / SKI-OUT LIVING IN TAHOE MEAN?

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 04/11/22

If you’re a serious skier, you know the convenience and luxury of true ski-in, ski-out living.

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LAKE TAHOE HOME PRICE MAP – 2021 YEAR END

LAKE TAHOE HOME PRICE MAP – 2021 YEAR END

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/23/22

Per sales reported to regional MLS. Data from sources deemed reliable.

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PLACER COUNTY AND TOWN OF TRUCKEE SHORT TERM RENTAL MORATORIUM

PLACER COUNTY AND TOWN OF TRUCKEE SHORT TERM RENTAL MORATORIUM

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/23/22

It is no secret that North Tahoe and Truckee is starving for long term housing.

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WHAT’S OPEN IN LAKE TAHOE AND TRUCKEE?  PLANNING A SKI TRIP TO TAHOE THIS SEASON?

WHAT’S OPEN IN LAKE TAHOE AND TRUCKEE? PLANNING A SKI TRIP TO TAHOE THIS SEASON?

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/21/22

The mountains offer stunning scenery and endless adventure to get outside.

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GREAT BEAR PENTHOUSE 501 AT NORTHSTAR. EXCLUSIVE TOP-FLOOR PENTHOUSE

GREAT BEAR PENTHOUSE 501 AT NORTHSTAR. EXCLUSIVE TOP-FLOOR PENTHOUSE

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 10/18/21

Northstar California is one of the finest mountain villages in North America with something for all ages.

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BOATING ON LAKE TAHOE? HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

BOATING ON LAKE TAHOE? HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 06/4/21

Here is your guide on everything need to know to launch and enjoy a day of boating on Lake Tahoe.

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GLENSHIRE —TAHOE’S MOST FAMILY-FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD

GLENSHIRE —TAHOE’S MOST FAMILY-FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/17/21

Look no further than one of the most popular and unique communities for year-round fun.

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SQUAW VALLEY TO ALPINE MEADOWS BASE TO BASE GONDOLA CONSTRUCTION BEGINS!

SQUAW VALLEY TO ALPINE MEADOWS BASE TO BASE GONDOLA CONSTRUCTION BEGINS!

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/6/21

If you own property in either location, your ski-in-ski-out access just got a whole lot sweeter!

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AMENITY ROUND-UP, A SNAPSHOT OF TAHOE'S BEST HOA AMENITIES

AMENITY ROUND-UP, A SNAPSHOT OF TAHOE'S BEST HOA AMENITIES

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 05/3/21

Lake Tahoe provides more than just stunning views and an unforgettable atmosphere.

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TAHOE'S SEVEN MOST POPULAR ARCHITECTUAL STYLES

TAHOE'S SEVEN MOST POPULAR ARCHITECTUAL STYLES

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 04/20/21

Whether you find yourself searching, there are key architectural styles to fit your needs.

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A wooden cabin with a blue roof on the shore of a lake.

FIVE WAYS TO BUILD NEW TAHOE MEMORIES THIS SPRING

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/30/21

The possibilities explode to explore this beautiful area so many of us call home.

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SECURE YOUR TAHOE DREAM HOME IN A SELLER’S MARKET

SECURE YOUR TAHOE DREAM HOME IN A SELLER’S MARKET

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/29/21

There are tips to compete and win as a buyer against multiple offers.

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WHY LIST AS A COMING SOON WITH COMPASS IN LAKE TAHOE?

WHY LIST AS A COMING SOON WITH COMPASS IN LAKE TAHOE?

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/3/21

Based on these efforts, I can identify the right audience for your listing and gain pricing insights.

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MARCH NEWS FROM TAHOE TRUCKEE! IN JANUARY, NEW LISTING ACTIVITY

MARCH NEWS FROM TAHOE TRUCKEE! IN JANUARY, NEW LISTING ACTIVITY

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 03/1/21

January brings new listing activity, which started to pick up after the typical annual low hit in December.

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8 DIY TAHOE HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS THAT ADD VALUE

8 DIY TAHOE HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS THAT ADD VALUE

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 02/28/21

Get started on one of these easy home improvement projects that potential our Tahoe buyers love.

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FEBRUARY NEWS FROM TAHOE TRUCKEE

FEBRUARY NEWS FROM TAHOE TRUCKEE

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/27/21

The search for a peaceful mountain home to quell the effects of a worldwide shutdown fueled the desire for Tahoe Truckee proper...

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TAHOE TRUCKEE REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT 2020

TAHOE TRUCKEE REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT 2020

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/18/21

2020: a year of social, political, economic and environmental extremes.

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NORTH LAKE TAHOE/TRUCKEE SHORT-TERM RENTAL RULES FOR 2021

NORTH LAKE TAHOE/TRUCKEE SHORT-TERM RENTAL RULES FOR 2021

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/13/21

It’s no secret that a vast majority of properties in Truckee and Lake Tahoe are second homes.

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COMPASS. LET US HELP YOU FIND YOUR PLACE IN THE WORLD.

COMPASS. LET US HELP YOU FIND YOUR PLACE IN THE WORLD.

  • Samantha Swigard
  • 01/11/21

I am a local Lake Tahoe and Truckee expert, bringing you a modern-day real estate experience.

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