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Snowmobile Adventures

Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures is open. Reservations are encouraged for tours in order to guarantee your spot. Tours are available daily and offer stunning view of Mammoth Mountain. Single and Double tours are available at varying rates.

Get off the beaten path and take in the scenic sights on a snowmobile adventure through the High Sierra. Mellow cruisers and hard chargers alike will find big fun exploring tree-lined trails and massive meadows on a guided excursion.

For additional information and to schedule your tour today call 800.MAMMOTH or Snowmobile Adventures directly at 760.934.9645.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Linnea Friberg on Unsplash

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Woolly’s Tube Park

Woolly’s Tube Park is now open for business with special policies in place in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines. Forget that long trek uphill to enjoy the ride back down Woolly’s Tube Park has its very own tube lift so you can get the enjoyment of tubing without all the work. Enjoy high-speed tube rides down groomed lanes that are perfect for maximum speed and ride enjoyment.

Online reservations are now required, and reservation amounts are limited to promote social distancing. Woolly’s Tube Park is open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM with the last reservation available at 3:00 PM.

Visit Mammoth Mountain’s Website for ticket pricing, directions, and parking information.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Amy Tran on Unsplash

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Benjamin Moore’s Color of The Year

Add a splash of color to your home with Benjamin Moore’s color of the year, Aegean Teal. This dusty teal definitely has costal vibes but also provides a tranquil quality that would be perfect for any room in your home.

For 2021 we all need a little more tranquility and this color is great to introduce harmonious hues into your home environment. The color is described by Benjamin Moore as “A blend of blue-green and gray, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an intriguing mid-tone that creates natural harmony.”

In addition to showing up in paint, furniture, textiles and possibly even small appliances, add some life to your home by incorporating it in your surroundings in artwork, curtains and other home furnishings. Need some design inspiration? Consider these five ways to add the color of the year to your home tastefully

  • Add an accent wall in your dining room, bedroom or living room in Living Coral. The vibrancy of the color may overwhelm an entire room but one wall can make the perfect impact.
  • Select a piece of art with a Aegean Teal hue as part of it. This is an easy way to add it quickly and you can always change it later when you are ready for something new.
  • Select a floral display or wreath that incorporates Aegean Teal in its design.
  • Consider using it in a small bathroom or other small space that might be without a window. A pantry or closet could also be a nice way to incorporate this color without you having to endure it all day every day.
  • As the year progresses, Aegean Teal accent items will begin to pop up everywhere. Browse your favorite home goods stores like TJ Maxx, Target or Marshalls and see what all you can find. You are certain to find throw pillows, rugs, ceramics and more. Don’t add more than one piece at a time as you don’t want to overdo it.

Brining color into your home is a great way to change the mood and design of the home. Get a fresh start to the new year with this stunning tranquil color. For additional information on decorating your home, I will be happy to answer any questions you may have, help you to find your dream home or determine the value of your existing property.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Pierre Châtel-Innocenti on Unsplash

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2006 Lodestar Drive, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 – SOLD FEBRUARY 2021!

BUILD YOUR OWN HOME AT SIERRA STAR GOLF COURSE!

Rare opportunity to build your own dream home on the 4th fairway at the beautiful Sierra Star Golf Course.  This lot is zoned Resort, so a home can be built and can be rented out on a nightly vacation rental basis.

The homes in this secluded subdivision are stunning and give you a very private setting.  Home size can be up to 4,500 square feet.  The lot is slightly down sloping and recently had some trees removed.

Close to the shuttle stop and close enough to Eagle Lodge if you want to walk.  This is a truly unique lot, come by and see it!

Click Here to view the virtual tour! For more information visit 2006 Lodestar Drive.

Contact Nancy Davidson for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MammothCountry.com or email Nancy@MammothCountry.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.


Art and Wine on Zoom

If you are looking for a great Valentine’s event you can participate in from the comfort of your home, then be sure to check out the Mono Arts Council’s Blooming Heart Wine and Art event this Saturday, February 13th, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

The event will be led by artist Miguel Flores who will walk you through his amazing painting of an anatomical heart with flowers growing through it. Miguel will provide step by step instruction while you enjoy a fun evening with the “virtual” MAC Gallery & Art Center.

The class will be live through a secure Zoom link, which will be emailed to you after you sign up. The art supplies are available for free pickup at the MAC Gallery & Art Center on Friday, February 12th. Visit the official event website for more information and to book your ticket today!

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by RhondaK Native Florida Folk Artist on Unsplash

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Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing

If you are looking for something do to this weekend then, be sure to check out the Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center. Escape to the serene tree-lined trails of Mammoth’s scenic Lakes Basin for an unforgettable experience. Nineteen plus miles of freshly groomed skating, classic and snowshoe trails await cross-country skiers and snowshoers of all abilities. In the tranquility of the backcountry, only the sound of winter birds and your own locomotion fills your ears as the bustle of town dissolves.

Visit Mammoth Mountain’s official website for additional information. Come and experience the Sierra in a way few others do!

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Simon Berger on Unsplash

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The Top 3 Current Real Estate Trends

If you are thinking about buying or selling your home, paying attention to current market trends can help you sell your home for the best price, or find the perfect home for your budget. Here are a few market trends we see this year that could help you decide to buy or sell.

Low Inventory

This is a pro for home sellers but may be a struggle for home buyers. Low inventory means that there are fewer homes currently on the market. For home sellers, this could mean getting top dollar for your home since there is little competition. For home buyers, this could mean sellers may be less willing to accept offers below asking price, and several buyers may be interested in the same property, driving prices up.

New Home Sales

According to census.gov, new residential home sales are on the rise. This may mean your home may compete with new builds for home sellers if you are located near a new development. You may have to re-evaluate your listing price to stay competitive with the market. This could mean that building a new home may be your best option for home buyers due to the low inventory of existing homes. When building a new home, make sure you look at several different home builders to see what is standard for a new build. Not all homes offer the same standard options. Some builders may quote you a low base price but charge extra for upgrades such as hardwood flooring, granite countertops, and even landscaping. Some home builders may have a higher base price, but these “upgrades” are already included in their base package.

Remote Work

Working from home may affect a buyer’s decision to work further from home and might decrease the desire for homes located in major metropolitan areas and increase home sales in smaller suburban areas. For home sellers, this could mean reduced interest in your listing if you are trying to sell in a major metropolitan area but could mean increased interest if you live in a surrounding suburb. For sellers, if moving closer to a city center isn’t an issue, you may find that the pricing in these markets is better, and sellers are more willing to negotiate. On the flip side, if you are looking to move to a city suburb, you might find competition higher in these areas.

If you are a buyer or seller, make sure you do your market research before making a big decision to ensure you are making the right decision. Now may be the time for you to make a move, or you may want to wait for a rise in inventory. Either way, it is best to check the market temperature before you decide. Give me a call today, I will be happy to answer any questions you may have, help you to find your dream home and/or determine the value of your existing property.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

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Your Home, Your New Year’s Resolution

Every new year, many of us commit to better health and wellness, but what if this year we reserve not just be better ourselves but also better our homes. By contacting your local real estate agent, perhaps you can make real estate-based resolutions and maybe even stick to them this year.

Now that we have entered the winter months, your realtor will advise you to get that to-do list out of the drawer, dust it off, and start crossing off some of the items listed. And because it has been in hiding since spring, you should walk back through your home with your list, noting any small things that could turn into big problems. Be sure to check everything, from cracks in the ceiling to regular maintenance items should be attended to. Scan all of the walls, floors, ceilings, appliances, doors, and windows. Not only is aspiring to accomplish all of the items on your to-do list an excellent New Year’s resolution, but it will also remove the monkey that has been hanging on your back since spring.

Another resolution for 2021 that your real estate agent would recommend that you look into is any home renovation you have been longing to execute. If you have coveted an updated kitchen, bathroom, or something else, make it your goal to accomplish the task in the upcoming year.

Regardless of the remodel, focus on energy efficiency. 2021 will be the year of supporting the “Go Green” concept. You can achieve this by merely replacing incandescent light bulbs with more efficient fluorescent or LED’s. Or go big by replacing any home appliances with energy-efficient versions.

Even though a full remodel will not be suitable for everyone, you can perform something more financially manageable, such as tiling your kitchen backsplash or applying a fresh coat of paint to the walls. Any of these renovations will ultimately add value to your home and are resolutions that can easily be accomplished.

Lastly, your realtor may suggest that you resolve to make extra mortgage payments. Maybe you cannot afford to double the payment, but perhaps you could add a small amount of money each month for the next year. Paying extra money towards your mortgage now saves you big money later. Your real estate agent will be able to provide you with the information of how much savings your resolution investment could pay off in the long run.

So, this year, instead of purchasing an expensive diet plan, you are sure to bail on by March, commit to improving, maintaining, and paying more towards your real estate investment. Call your realtor today and make them aware that your New Year’s resolution for 2021 is going to involve your home. He or she will be your best asset in determining where to focus your attention and money.

People so often fail to uphold their New Year’s resolutions. By involving your home in making your resolution decision, you are sure to be more likely to succeed in the expectations you set for yourself. You will also be making your home a safer, more appealing, and energy-efficient environment.

If you are ready to talk about applying a strategy to your long-term real estate goals, contact me today so we can determine how to make the most of the current real estate market for you. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have, help you to find your dream home or determine the value of your existing property.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Brokers License #01264041

Photo by Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash

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6 Tips for a Fast Winter Sale

Selling your home in the middle of winter doesn’t need to be more stressful than listing it in the spring or the summer. Yes, in the winter, your yard is brown and lacks color, and you have fewer hours of daylight for showings. However, not everyone has the luxury of picking the season to place their home on the market. And you may find it to be surprising, but winter does have its real estate advantages and can be a great time of the year to sell your home. The following is a list of tips to follow for a fast winter sale.

  • Team up with experienced help. Call your local real estate agent first and foremost. Joining forces with a professional is paramount. Your realtor comes equipped with years of experience, knowledge, and familiarity in winter home sales.
  • Price your home accordingly. The first few weeks of your home being on the market are the most crucial. Therefore, your initial list price should be your final price. A property that sits while the seller shaves bits and pieces of the price off becomes stale. Your realtor will perform a Comparative Market Analysis, providing you with an ideal list price.
  • Acknowledge your timing. The busiest time for home sales is in the spring and summer. Consequently, off-season listings can get a lot of attention. If your home is well-maintained and you are willing to price it right, realtors will often urge their clients to list in the winter, as the competition is much slimmer.
  • Prepare for the house hunters. De-clutter the inside of your home and warm it up. Warm and cozy should be your main objective. Utilize all-natural light, start a fire, and have music softly playing in the background. Outside, keep all ice, snow, and/or other winter hazards at bay. If a buyer cannot safely make it into your home, it won’t sell.
  • Take pride in your ownership. When showing your home, ask potential buyers to remove their shoes or slip into provided shoe coverings. By indicating that you take pride in your home’s smaller areas emphasizes that you must also take care of the large-scale areas. The buyer immediately acknowledges that they have entered a well-maintained home.
  • Consider your area and use the season to your advantage. In colder regions, a fresh layer of white snow can very nicely accent your home. And the barren trees can even work to your advantage. With the obstruction of trees in bloom out of the way, beautiful views open up. Remove Santa and his reindeer following Christmas but allow the wreath to stay hung on the front door. In the warmer regions of the country, winter is an ideal time to be showing your home. The snowbirds have all flocked to your neck of the woods, adding the naturalist qualities homebuyers are often looking for.

We must all face the facts. Winter is one of the four seasons. But the real estate market does not recognize it as any different from the other three seasons. Call me today to get started in pricing, preparing, and advertising your home for sale. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have, help you to find your dream home and/or determine the value of your existing property.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Jessica Johnston on Unsplash

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What Winter Looks Like at Mammoth Mountain

Even though Mammoth is officially under Stay at Home orders for at least the next three weeks, Mammoth Mountain is open for the 20/21 season. At this time, homeowners and second homeowners along with family of the owners are allowed to come up to Mammoth and use their properties. Outdoor activities are allowed and encouraged, and the staff and facilities are taking precautions to ensure the safety of the guests returning this season.

According to the VisitMammoth.com official website They have invested “$1 million dollars in COVID-19 related resort enhancements, including new technologies and sanitization procedures designed to aid with physical distancing and public health, and to reduce contact points throughout the resort.” Visitation and capacity will be limited, and lift tickets will only be available for advance purchase to maintain a limited capacity at all times.

Mammoth Mountain is still a great place to ski, ride, and enjoy the great outdoors. Visit the official Mammoth Mountain website for additional information.

 

Nancy Davidson
Mammoth Village Properties
760 937-2301 mobile
nancy@mammothcountry.com
www.MammothCountry.com
CA Broker’s License #01264041

Nancy Davidson is your ultimate real estate resource for Mammoth Lakes, CA and The Eastern Sierra. Visit my website for detailed information regarding today’s real estate markets.

Photo by Matthieu Pétiard on Unsplash

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