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How to Find a Summer Home That Caters to Your Lifestyle

When temperatures start heating up and the school year comes to an end, there’s nothing better than having a summer residence that the whole family can escape to. Of course, finding the

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How to Give Your Home Old World Appeal

It can be difficult to escape technology in our fast-paced, modern lives. Perhaps that’s why so many luxury homeowners appreciate a residence that turns back the clock with a distinctly Old

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6 Items to Upgrade Your Backyard

Making your backyard perfect for the spring and summer seasons is more important now than ever. With social distancing still here to stay and outdoor gatherings remaining the best way to enjoy close

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How to Teach Your Kids About Fire Safety

Being in a building that is on fire can be a terrifying experience for anyone, but kids can feel even more overwhelmed if they don’t understand what’s happening or don’t know what

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Spring Cleaning Tasks for Your Yard

Spring and cleaning just go hand-in-hand. While your home rightly deserves some TLC annually, don’t forget that your spring cleaning tasks don’t need to be limited to indoors. These

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Organization Tips for a More Efficient Home

For many American families, the past year has meant more time at home, more challenge in balancing work, school, and play, and more time spent mastering new skills in the kitchen, in the garden, and

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8 Things to Have in Your Home for Family Health and Safety

You typically have milk in the fridge, bread in the pantry, and clean towels in the linen closet. But to help ensure your family’s health and safety in a variety of situations, consumer

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6 Small Ways to Help Stimulate the Economy

In a time when the U.S. is still navigating historically high unemployment, more families whose lives have not been terribly impacted are feeling the pain of people out of work and small businesses

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What a Homebuyer Wants in 2021

Sparked by pent-up demand, the ability to work from anywhere, and the need for more space, real estate sales are on the rise across the country, making it a prime time for would-be sellers to

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

Carbon monoxide is an odorless and colorless gas that is produced when fuel is not completely burned. If carbon monoxide builds up in a poorly ventilated area, it can replace oxygen in the blood.

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home

Purchasing a second residence is always a significant decision, especially if you intend to use it as a vacation home. Of course, there are many considerations to take into account beforehand, not

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5 Ways to Save Energy and Money

Cutting down on energy use is great for the environment. It can also save you big bucks. Alternative energy proponent IGS Energy suggests four green and easy ways to do both: Minimize &lsquo

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A Bright Color Palette Ushers in the New Year

Given the turmoil of 2020, it comes as no surprise that paint companies and professional decorators are focused on palettes of bold and happy colors for the new year. If you plan to refresh

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Wood Heat Safety Tips for Your Home

As the cold seasons of fall, winter, and even chilly spring come along, many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief as the threat of wildfire diminishes. However, fire risks are present in any season.

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Helping Your Child Connect With Nature

Amid growing environmental concerns at a time when group activity is curtailed, encouraging your child to bond with nature can achieve two important goals, researchers say. According to a

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Tips for Saving for Your First House

Buying your first home is an exciting transition, but a home will be one of the largest financial investments you will make. Making sure that you are as prepared as possible is key. Saving for your

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10 Energy-Saving Tips for Cold Weather

The fall and winter seasons mean colder weather, and in many parts of the country, that typically means higher energy bills to keep homes warm. Luckily, you can take some steps to help reduce your

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Halloween 2020: Making it Fun and Safe

This Halloween, health experts suggest that finding safe ways to celebrate can make the day playful and exciting. While some activities like dressing up and decorating pumpkins hardly need to change

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How to Make Your Home Look Luxe on a Budget

If you’re craving a higher-end look in your home, but your budget says otherwise, don’t abandon your vision of a more luxurious design. With some creative additions and adjustments, you

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4 Healthy and Simple Activities for Fall

As the autumn weather becomes cold and crisp, it’s only natural to want to reach for your favorite snack and snuggle indoors. If staying inside and eating too many pumpkin spice cookies is

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Why You Should Ask About Roof Age When Looking for a New Home

If you’re looking for a new place to call home, you’ll naturally focus your attention on the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the layout, and the amount of square footage. It’s

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The Pros and Cons of Heated Flooring

While you might be considering adding heated flooring to your new home, there are a lot of questions to ask before you put your money into this luxury feature. If you’re looking for another

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Moving? Plan Ahead to Make It Stress-Free

The real estate market is hot, hot, hot. If you are among the many American families relocating to a new home, the organization is key. Professional movers offer week-by-week tips to help make your

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4 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Outdoor Furniture

With summer in full swing, your outdoor living space is one of the most important parts of the home. From breakfasts on the terrace to afternoons spent soaking up the sun to evenings under the,

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JUST LISTED! 16977 Glenshire Dr, Truckee, CA 96161

Beautiful Family Home Newly Available in Glenshire! | Ann NguyenAre you looking for the perfect home for your growing family in one of the best neighborhoods in Truckee? Then look no

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Contemporary Dollar Hill Townhouse Fresh On The Market!

Are you looking for a Tahoe condominium that is out of the hustle-and-bustle that the lake is so often known for in the summer months? Dollar Hill is one of the quietest, off-the-beaten-path

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JUST LISTED! 15502 Northwoods Blvd, Truckee, CA 96161

Experience the ease and convenience of living in one of Tahoe’s most desirable communities with this single-family home in Tahoe Donner! You’ll love the well lit great room and large,

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How to Protect Your Lawn in the Heat

All your hard work in creating a beautiful, lush lawn, can quickly go to waste in times of excessive heat and dryness. If you keep just a few simple things in mind, however, you can help ensure your

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How to Find a Home With the Right Workspace

If there’s one home feature that’s increasingly in demand, it’s the home office. High-end buyers are prioritizing an adequate space where they can work remotely, however, what that

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4 Ways to Help Your Home Listing Stand Out

Regardless of whether it’s a buyer’s or seller’s market, it’s critical that you find a way to make your house stand out from the crowd. To sell your home quickly, try these

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Retro Colors Make a Comeback: What's Hot in Decor Right Now

Everything old is new again, and that goes for decorating with color. While the last decade in home décor has largely been defined by white and varying shades of beige and gray, today’s

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Transforming Your Bath Into a Spa

A long soak in a bubble-filled tub can feel like heaven after a hard day at work—and soaking in a bath that feels like a spa can elevate that happy relaxation. Here’s how you can elevate

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5 Peaceful Paint Colors

If you plan to repaint your interiors this year, don’t forget to pick a hue that will positively impact your mood. While bright red or neon green may be fun, they can subconsciously create

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Minimizing Clutter by Maximizing Storage

Looking for space to store your things at home? Everything you own is competing for space in your house. Everyday items, such as clothes and exercise equipment, along with seasonal things like

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4 Luxe Father's Day Gift Ideas for Around the House

Father’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s still time to get the perfect gift. With endless options to choose from, it can be difficult to find something that lets dad know

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Rearranging Furniture Could Help You Use Space More Effectively and Give You a Mental Boost

People often arrange furniture when they move into a home, get used to a particular layout, and give little thought to it afterward. Rearranging your furniture could help you figure out a better way

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4 Home Features to Look for When Starting a Family

Starting a family is one of the most significant moments in life. Oftentimes, it requires moving into a new home where your family can comfortably grow and spend time together. If you’re

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3 Ways to Introduce Natural Materials to Your Home

From modern to traditional, there’s no denying that natural materials can be incorporated into virtually any design aesthetic. They lend a casual warmth and rich sense of texture and, perhaps

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How to Organize Your Dresser Drawers

Overstuffed and disorganized drawers can be frustrating, especially in the bedroom. Whether you’re searching for the perfect top or hunting for a matching set of socks, it’s never easy

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3 Tips for Making a Large Home Feel More Intimate!

One challenge that many luxury homeowners are facing when it’s time to put their property on the market is that there’s simply too much house. As tastes and preferences have changed over

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7 Tips to Help You Choose a Great Real Estate Agent

Before choosing a real estate agent, take these characteristics into consideration…Track RecordYour agent should have a proven record that meets your needs. Digital PresenceAgents must

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4 Accent Walls to Make a Room Pop

If you’ve ever felt like a room in your home needs a little extra energy, an accent wall just might be the perfect solution. By having one wall stand out from the rest of the room, it provides

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4 Master Suite Upgrades to Simplify Your Life

When picturing the perfect master suite, chances are it’s complete with a spa-like bathroom, spacious dressing room, and perhaps even a private balcony or outdoor space. There are, however, a

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Curb Appeal in the New Normal

Everyone knows that when you’re putting your home on the market, curb appeal – that indelible first impression your house makes from the road – can make or break a successful sale

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Budget-Friendly Updates to Refresh Your For-Sale Home

Give potential buyers a great first impression by making these inexpensive changes to your.

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How to Stay Connected to Nature When Living in a City

Urban life comes with plenty of advantages, but if there’s one challenge that can be difficult to overcome, it’s staying connected to nature. For many of us, being surrounded by plants

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Elevate Your Space With These Simple Indoor Plants

A well-curated home takes time to foster. An indoor plant can revitalize and elevate any room. It’s time to find the perfect plant for your space.Spider PlantThese non-toxic plants are hard to

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Creating the Perfect Patio

When your outdoor space is strategically outfitted, you can treat yourself to a mini getaway without ever leaving your home! Whether you have a small balcony or an expansive patio, with a little

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Set Your Kitchen Apart With These Features

It’s no secret that the kitchen ranks highly among luxury homeowners. Often described as the heart of the home, this is where families gather together and make memories, which is why you want

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4 Tips for Curating Your Shelves

When it’s time to sell your home, you want it looking its best. This often means putting your designer hat on and doing a bit of staging. One of the many areas to consider breathing new life

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5 Steps to a Stand-Out Kids Room

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Convert a Spare Bedroom Into a Luxury Closet

If you’re like many people with an expansive wardrobe, you will agree with recently surveyed homebuyers that a walk-in closet—with perhaps a dressing area—is the second most

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14560 Christie Ln Truckee CA 96161 | Tahoe Donner Mountain Home

Mountain modern design home on one of the best locations in Tahoe DonnerAsking Price: $ 1,350,000Location, location, location! Welcome to this well-appointed mountain home conveniently located a

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14115 Skislope Way Truckee CA 96161 Stunning Mountain Lodge

Enjoy the best Tahoe Donner lifestyle in this spacious mountain home Finding a perfect property for your family vacation is easier said than done, but this luxurious Tahoe Donner home might

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14865 Northwoods Blvd Truckee CA 96161 | Tahoe Donner Home for Sale

Enjoy the best mountain lifestyle in this gorgeous home in Tahoe Donner Nestled on a large lot surrounded by tall pine trees and magical mountain views is this stunning 2-story Tahoe Donner

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11170 Henness Rd Truckee CA 96161 | Gray's Crossing Home for Sale

Your mountain retreat awaits in the sought-after community of Gray’s Crossing Spectacular views, superior workmanship, and impeccable taste are showcased throughout this magnificent

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How to keep your Tahoe-Truckee Home Clean Cheaply Even When You Have a Dog

We love our dogs, but sometimes they can make some pretty big messes. Not surprisingly, cleaning up after them can sometimes get a little pricey. Here are some ideas on how your home can stay

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JUST LISTED! 12792 Hidden Cir, Unit 3, Truckee CA 96161

No matter the season, Truckee is a haven for outdoor adventure. The ski resorts are world-class, the water sports are epic, and the hiking and mountain-biking options are some of the best in the

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HOME OWNERSHIP :)

“Owning your own home is one of the best feelings ever. It can’t be described in words, it can’t be quantified in money.” - ANONYMOUSReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile

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Be motivated :)

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” —Babe RuthReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile/

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Real estate cannot be lost or stolen :)

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” -Will RogersReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile/anntruckee/My Website: https://annnguyen.exprealty/

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Motivational Monday :)

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” —Theodore RooseveltReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile/anntruckee/My Website: https://annnguyen.exprealty/

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It’s good to be home :)

Chase your dreams but always know the road that will lead you home again. -ANONYMOUSReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile/anntruckee/My Website: https://annnguyen.exprealty/

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Motivational Quote of the Day :)

“Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do.” — Brian TracyReviews: https://www.zillow.com/profile/

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Ski and Snowboarding Safety Weekend at Tahoe Donner

The following activities taking place around the mountain are designed to entertain the family while increasing safety awareness. Kids and parents are invited to participate!Event details: https:/

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Realtor Life :)

“Buy real estate in areas where the path exists and buy more real estate where there is no path, but you can create your own.” -David Waronker Reviews: https://www.zillow.com/

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A satisfied customer is the best source of advertisement!

Clients love companies that know them and address their needs. By improving their experience, they will surely stay with you longer and be more likely to recommend your service. This is how you

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“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker

While you’re working on your life plan, or your dreams and goals, get ready for those opportunities that may possibly come along. We all have the opportunity to create our own future.  

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You must always and consistently put your clients’ best interests first.

“To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients’ best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest

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Real estate is a numbers game

Real estate is a numbers game. However, that doesn't mean a small number of words can’t benefit investors control the market. In reality, real estate investing is a tremendously emotional.

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Holiday Fun in Downtown Truckee!

Take a stroll around the amazingly-lit downtown and enjoy special discounts and promotions where you can also stay for dinner. Come and join us in Downtown Truckee for some holiday cheer and enjoy

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Your home is truly the biggest investment you’ll make in your life.

Your home is truly the biggest investment you’ll make in your life, which can also make it a huge risk. Though this may seem like a bit overwhelming, buying your first home should be exciting

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Inspirational Quote of the Day

Sometimes, we are concerned with reaching our target place or destination. We want to do things quickly. We want to “complete it” before we’ve had the chance to think things all

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Santa's Fly-In at Truckee Tahoe Airport

Looking for something fun to do this Holiday season?Bring your kids to the airport at 10 a.m. to watch Santa fly in on a special plane. Then, they can visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. This is a

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Sunset Snowshoe Adventure

Watch the sun cast a purple alpenglow onto the Sierras while trekking through Tahoe's peaceful forest. Experience the solitude of winter at this special time of day while learning local natural and

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In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -ARISTOTLE

Most of us live in urban areas, in busy cities where nature is tamed and does not take an important place in daily life. To live a happy and healthy life, people need to feel at peace with their

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Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings...

With the hustle and bustle of modern day life, a lot of people may view happiness differently. Some decide if they will be grateful when they get: a promotion, a new car, a home, gifts or many other

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Fall Events & Activities!

From SPORTS AND ADVENTURES, MUSIC AND FESTIVALS, ARTS AND CULTURES to your TASTE BUDDIES, Truckee offers higly festive events and activities that will truly give you satisfying experience in your

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Happy Dog, Happy Home: Tips for Helping Your Pet Feel Secure in Your New Home

Anyone who’s ever owned a dog knows that they have distinct personalities, as people do. In fact, most owners could point out their pets even when paired with a member of the same breed and

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4 THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A FIXER UPPER

Buying a fixer-upper can be a fantastic investment. Fixer-uppers tend to be much more affordable than houses that aren’t in need of many renovations or repairs. And the money you save should

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7 WAYS TO AVOID BUYING A PROPERTY LEMON

A property with structural flaws, electrical defects and a cracked foundation are every homebuyer’s nightmare — not to mention a money pit. But that’s not all that can go wrong

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End June and Start July in Truckee!

26th of June 2018Summer Music Series at High Camp Event Description:On select Tuesdays and Fridays this summer, join us for live music poolside at High Camp! Soak up the California sun at,

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4 MAJOR FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE RESALE VALUE OF A HOME

Homebuyers navigating the real estate market often focus on the factors that suit their needs today — and for the duration that they live at the property. Many overlook the home’s future

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Music In The Park

Every Wednesday from June 20 to August 29, hosts a community gathering with great music in the amphitheater located at Truckee Regional Park.FREE EVENTAll Concerts start at 6:30pm - 8:30pm10500

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11777 China Camp Rd Truckee CA 96161 | Lot for Sale

Your dreams will come true when you see the pictures and say, this is the place!  Stunning views, more than half an acre of space, and a genuine sense of tranquility are just a few of the

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11483 Chamonix Rd Truckee CA 96161 | Tahoe Donner Acreage for Sale

The perfect location for your custom-built mountain retreat.Who doesn’t dream of finding the perfect property to build a resort home for weekend getaways and a break from the busy workweek?

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