HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY 2022
“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.” - Ben Franklin.
My esteemed colleagues, clients and dear friends,
Happy 4th of July Weekend! We have a lot of content in this edition of our newsletter so I am going to keep this intro fairly short. As we gather this weekend and celebrate our country’s freedom from the tyrannical rule of England, I think its important to reflect on how far we have come since that glorious day 2951 months ago.
To me, July 4th is the ultimate expression of setting aside time with our friends and families, BBQ’s, flip flops and sharing in laughs and spirits to rejoice the long days and the warm weather. I received a ton of phone calls and emails after our last newsletter. I really appreciate the feedback, your comments and the many of your jokes. But many of you expressed some fear due to this country and the seemingly unrest in many sectors of it.
Our Market -The real estate market is leveling, and we are experiencing mixed signals within it. To me, the low inventory is a reflection of people feeling the safest investment is in their families and the memories they are creating right now. Rather than trying to make a buck in these settling times.
For our Buyers – Let’s be honest, 6% mortgage rates sucks! Yep… I said it! Remember that “your dream home does not have to be your forever loan.” We have ways of negotiating lower interest rates and closing costs with seller credits. We are seeing sellers get a bit more flexible on price and can now negotiate terms in a way that we haven’t been able to in the past 2.5 years.
For our Sellers – The market is at an all time high, it is changing with clients now wanting to “hold off” or “wait” for good inventory, lower prices, better deals, and realistic sellers that want to negotiate. This can still work in your favor.
Have a lovely week my friends. My son and I are off to Whistler till the 10th. You can follow our adventures on Instagram @davidgemme. We are taking a grand trip through the Canadian Rockies with our mountain bikes and the Gemme Group van.
If you need anything real estate related, my team is here for you. Simply call or text me directly at 530.277.8881. “We welcome the opportunity of helping you or someone you love.”
David Gemme (Gem)
4TH OF JULY KICKOFF
There is no place like The Sierra to celebrate 4th of July weekend. Whether you are lounging on the beach or catching a free concert, hiking Mt. Rose or wake boarding the big blue, there is something for everyone to enjoy. We hope this list of events from all around the lake inspires you to plan the perfect holiday weekend.
MARCH IN A PARADE
Stop by our office as you march through Historic Downtown Truckee for the annual 4th of July Parade. The fun starts at 10 AM on Monday, July 4th.
Other local parades include, the Local Heroes Parade, Saturday, July 2nd at 10 AM in Incline Village and the Great American Parade in Reno on Monday, July 4 at 10 AM.
CATCH SOME LIVE MUSIC
Heavenly Lake Tahoe’s live summer music series is back with free concerts every Friday and Saturday, with special guests appearing Sunday and Monday July 3-4 to celebrate the holiday weekend.
And if you find yourself enjoying an extra long weekend, head to Palisades Tahoe for Bluesdays, a free outdoor concert series featuring top blues musicians every Tuesday
Experience Reno-Tahoe’s World Famous Fireworks
Kings Beach is kicking things off on Sunday, July 3 at 7 PM.
And be sure snag a spot early for the following fireworks display starting at dusk on July 4:
Tahoe City Drone Show | Tahoe South’s Lights on The Lake | Star Spangled Sparks in Victorian Square | Incline Village Crystal Bay Drone SkyShow
BEYOND THE SIERRA
Lake Tahoe isn’t the only place to find fun this holiday weekend. The Graeagle Independence Day Celebration starts Saturday, July 2 with a corn hole tournament, pancake breakfast, and of course fireworks
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“We welcome the opportunity to help you or someone you love” -DG
Call or Text David at 530.277.8881 or David@GemmeGroup.com
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