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Fall Activities in Mammoth Lakes

As Fall approaches, many people may be thinking about the upcoming school year or the weather cooling down as the snow season is almost on the horizon again. However as the Mammoth Lakes community is getting ready for winter once again, the fall activities are just getting started as an incredible summer is coming to a close in Mammoth Lakes. A great month of events, fun, and good times are about to begin as we… Read more.

Mammoth Lakes, a Paradise for Pets!

Are you a dog owner or a dog lover? Well then Mammoth Lakes is the place for you. With all of the boundless opportunities there are here, many of them are just as incredible for you as they are for your four-legged family members. You’ve likely heard about many of the trails, lakes, restaurants, and other local attractions that you are sure to love, but have you heard about all of the ones your dogs… Read more.

Mono County Market Update – Spring 2017

If you’ve been following real estate in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding areas for the last two years, you’ve probably noticed that the market has been getting progressively more competitive and home and condominium prices have been inching upwards.  Competition in the under-$500,000 segment of the market is fierce, with multiple offers on nearly every property pushing sales prices up above asking.  The median home values, compared from April 2016 to April 2017, are a… Read more.

Discounted Mammoth Mountain Lift Tickets at Costco!

April 5, 2018 Hello Readers! I’ve searched high and low for Costco Wholesale discounted lift tickets to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area But I may have found a solution! CLICK HERE to be directed to Costco’s member only 5-day discounted Mammoth lift ticket purchase options. It looks like this applies to the 2017/2018 ski season and is a discounted 5-day pass that you can use within a 7-day period. Blackout dates apply, so I don’t believe this… Read more.

Resort Property Realty, Inc… delivering Mammoth’s finest “Propportunities™” for over 8 years!

This week, Resort Property Realty is celebrating our 200th Volume of our biweekly featured Propportunities™, and we thought this would be a great time to reflect on not only what makes a great “Propportunity”, but also on the last 8 years of our business.  Starting a real estate business during the Great Recession has had its ups and downs, but Resort Property Realty has managed to stay successful through them all. So, you may be… Read more.

Mammoth Lakes First-Time Home Buyer

Now that I have been working and living in Mammoth Lakes fulltime for almost fourteen years, I’ve see a full real estate cycle, the Village at Mammoth be built, Chair 9 transition from a slow fixed grip two-seater to a six-pack flying couch, and records winters of both the most and the least snowfall ever!  But I’ve also seen the younger locals (Gen X, and now even some Millennials) do one of two things: Flee… Read more.

Pricing Your Home Right in Mammoth Lakes – It’s Important!

Are you thinking of selling your Mammoth home or condominium?  When working with potential sellers, one of the biggest questions I get is “What are you going to do to sell my house?”  Sellers often ask about print and internet advertising, open houses, exposure to buyers, staging, and many other things.  And sure, having your home advertised on Zillow or Trulia will certainly help expose it to hundreds (if not thousands) of buyers, I always… Read more.

Own Your Mammoth Lakes Dream Home & Make Money Using VRBO & AirBnB

There is a growing trend in the hospitality industry that’s changing how people travel and turning the tourism business upside down:  AirBnB and VRBO.  Travelers love them; hoteliers hate them.  They aren’t going anywhere, especially with many CAP rates coming in higher on residential rentals vs. commercial properties.  So how does a person buy their dream vacation home, use it occasionally, make money and manage the renters? Here in Mammoth Lakes, we enjoy year round… Read more.

Renaissance of the Sierra Center Mall in Mammoth Lakes

There are three restaurants to choose from each with their own specialties: 1) Delicious Kitchen is known for their BBQ and this year’s winner of the Chili Cook Off. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7am to 9pm, 7-days a week. 2) Food Cache Cafe, winner of the best burger they also make some pretty good shakes, smoothies, and juices. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 9am to 8pm, 7-days a week. 3) Mamas Kitchen… Read more.

From Mammoth Lakes, CA to Beatty, NV

For those of you that know where Beatty, Nevada is, I’m guessing that the first thing that comes to mind for most is the huge candy store you pass: Death Valley Nut & Candy Co.  Or perhaps you think of Beatty as the east entrance to Death Valley.  Or perhaps it’s just a place for you to get some gas to and from your road trips to Las Vegas. Well for me, and thanks to… Read more.