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Fall Road Trip Tips: Camping, Fishing & More

Ah, the great outdoors–although summer seems the obvious time for outdoor fun, there’s (arguably) no better time to get out into nature than fall. Of course, if you’re a fan of gorgeous red, orange and yellow natural landscapes, as well as a little pumpkin or apple picking, you probably don’t need any convincing on fall’s high points. But if you’re planning a road trip, mapping out an autumn trip might be your best idea yet…. Read more.

5 Reasons to get a Family Vacation Home in Mammoth Lakes

Consider getting away to the mountains, where the winters are white and snowy, and the summers are bright and sunny. Mammoth Lakes in northeast California is exactly this: a place of snowy and summery adventure, perfect for a family vacation. There’s numerous things to do to keep a family happy for a whole holiday or even a whole summer, and if that really entices you, maybe enough to warrant a vacation home. Mammoth Lakes is… Read more.

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!

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! Costco’s member only 5-day discounted Mammoth lift ticket purchase options. It looks like this applies to the 2018/2019 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 will work for the upcoming Christmas – New Year’s… 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.