A light to moderate snow storm did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm for Incline Village real estate sales last week. 9 properties went into escrow on the Incline Village MLS. Along with 6 new listings and 4 properties closing escrow it was relatively busy for late January.
Skiers were pleased to see between 12 and 18 inches of new snow at the higher elevations. While this doesn’t fill everything in, it’s a nice step forward towards improving ski conditions. However, with warm weather on the horizon a lot of the new snow could melt during the last few days of the month.
Checking out the new listings on the Incline Village real estate scene we have a tasty little condo at 998 Driver – #3 Pine Creek. Priced at $515,000 this is a nicely remodeled 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1370 square-foot place. This two-story townhouse style property sits adjacent to a year-round creek. Enjoy the sounds of nature along with an easy living floor plan. On the entry level you’ll find living, kitchen and dining areas along with a full bath. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and another full bath. Upgrades include custom alder cabinets, granite counters and a duel zone wine fridge. We recommend that anyone shopping in this price range take a look before it slips away.
In the luxury market 561 Valley Dr. is a gorgeous new offering suitable for even the most discriminating buyer. Superbly designed and extremely well-constructed, this place could potentially survive a nuclear attack from North Korea. This 5100+ square foot home sits on a quarter acre lot surrounded by US Forest Service land making for a quiet and private location.
The property features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a 490 square-foot workshop and so many upgrades we can’t list them all here. You’ll find high-end appliances, an energy-efficient heating system, custom solid wood floors, the list goes on and on. The asking price of just under $2.9 million makes this one worth a look for luxury shoppers.
As we reach the end of January 2018 it’s interesting to note that the inventory of Incline Village and Crystal Bay residential real estate for sale on the MLS is far less than what it was just 2 years ago. As of this writing there are less than 140 single-family homes, condos and freestanding condos listed for sale on the Incline Village MLS versus 196 at this time in 2016. This means that buyers will have to be nimble and move quickly when a desirable property hits the market. Networking with other agents to find pocket listings and learn about upcoming listings will continue to be an important trait for realtors in 2018.