Capacity Conundrum at The Club

Lahontan, the Granddaddy of Truckee's gated communities, briefly experimented with freezing its social memberships, and has since adopted a new policy to handle the Covid-era demand. By 2021, amid Covid shutdowns, a social club membership at just $8,450/year with a $10k initiation fee was looking like such a bargain that many Lahontan owners decided to jump on board. 

The social membership includes use of the pools, a beautiful fitness center overlooking the golf course, and dining in style at the Lodge with a beautiful outdoor patio .  With everyone working from home, and many destinations shuttered due to Covid, Lahontan was looking like the place to be for those who owned vacation homes -- or even just dirt --…

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High Demand for Tahoe Donner Homes Priced Over $1Million

Luxury home sales in Tahoe Donner tripled last year from what they had been just 15 years before.  Homes priced over $1 million -- long the minority in this community above Truckee -- sold at a faster pace in 2020, and for higher prices -- than ever before in the history of this resort destination.

More than a quarter of the homes that sold in Tahoe Donner last year closed for more than $1 million. That includes some homes, like this Pinnacle Loop chalet, that pushed into the luxury zone, despite being priced well below $1 million:Pinnacle Loop Home

New home sales accounted for less than 10 percent of overall sales, but with just three exceptions, all sold for north of $1 million. And one Brand New…

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