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Chase International Foundation Awards Over $12,000 To Northern Nevada/California Non-Profits

Chase International Foundation recently awarded over $12,000 to non-profit agencies in Northern Nevada and California as part of their Four Pillars of Giving grant program. PTSD NOW! of Incline Village, Nevada, Between Horses and Humans of Gardnerville, Nevada and Escobar Martial Arts Club in South Lake Tahoe, California, were presented with donations from the Foundation’s bi-annual grant process.

Q1-Marketing Stats

Market cool down amid record breaking winter while homeowner values remain strong

Chase International Real Estate released its First Quarter Real Estate Market Report, comparing all homes sales in the Lake Tahoe and Reno, Sparks and Northern Nevada markets, from January through March 2023 to the same timeframe in 2022.


Snow daze in Lake Tahoe as first quarter homes sales fall dramatically

Snow is usually a positive for the Lake Tahoe market, especially after years of warmer winters. But this year agents say they’ve had too much of a good thing as record snowfall contributed to a precipitous drop in volume — down by 75 percent in some areas. Buyers have been unable to make the drive out to house hunt, according to Susan Lowe, president of Reno-based Chase International Real Estate, because of the many road closures and blizzard warnings. The same weather issues have made it more difficult for sellers to prep their homes for sale, she said via email.


Corporate Philanthropy Spotlight: Susan Lowe and Chase International

(Community Foundation of Northern Nevada) One company. One heart. One planet. That is the company motto for Chase International, a real estate company based in Reno with 14 offices across Nevada, California and London, England. Founded 37 years ago by Shari Chase, Susan Lowe, President and Corporate Broker, says what sets them apart from their competition is heart. As a company motivated by their clients’ success, they do whatever it takes. “When you have it (heart), everything else takes care of itself,” Lowe added.


A New-Build Spec House in a Private Luxury Resort Community Near Lake Tahoe, Nevada

(Mansion Global) The mountain modern home overlooks the fourth green of the golf course. This new-construction spec house in the 2,136-acre Clear Creek Tahoe resort community overlooks the fourth green of the luxury resort’s golf course. “It’s a big open floor plan with great big windows and big deck space outside,” said listing agent Georgia Chase of Chase International. “It’s great for entertaining.”


Lake Tahoe's $64M Castle on the Hill Is Nevada's Most Expensive Home

(SF Gate) What Lake Tahoe locals call the "castle on the hill" is currently Nevada's most expensive home. It's available for $64 million. “It’s without a doubt one of a kind for the region. It’s an iconic property,” says Mike Dunn. Dunn, Kerry Donovan, Shari Chase, and Susan Lowe are listing the property for Chase International.


Chase International and EKN Development raise $100K for fire rescue helicopter

(This is Reno) What started as an annual company meeting for Chase International turned into an unprecedented 20-minute event that raised $100,000 to support “Operation Save the Tahoe Basin” fundraising project to purchase a fire rescue helicopter. Before the meeting on March 23, Chase International representatives and EKN Development Group, developers of the former Tahoe Biltmore in Crystal Bay, Nevada, spearheaded the idea before the annual meeting. 

‘Save the Basin’ helicopter effort gets $100,000 boost

‘Save the Basin’ helicopter effort gets $100,000 boost

(The Record-Courier) An effort to purchase a firefighting and rescue helicopter for the Lake Tahoe Basin got a $100,000 boost last month. Tahoe Douglas Fire Chief Scott Lindgren spoke at the Chase International annual company meeting on March 23 about Basin fire agency’s effort to raise money. There are no dedicated aerial resources in the Tahoe Basin to help when there are fires, Lindgren said.

Tahoe Biltmore hotel redevelopment

Tahoe Biltmore redevelopment into new resort

(Reno Gazette) The California developer that acquired the Tahoe Biltmore in Crystal Bay confirmed that the redevelopment project is still on track, with grading work expected to start this spring. Mike Dunn, vice president of development for Chase International is a representative for the EKN project.


These Tahoe estates may set real estate price records, as the region sees ‘more millionaires and billionaires than ever’

(San Francisco Chronicle) Two new ultra-luxury properties near Lake Tahoe could break real estate price records — and are eye-catching examples of the extreme new real estate heights the region is experiencing as a result of the pandemic.

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RealTrends 500 report ranks nation’s largest real estate firms.

(RealTrends) Chase International is once again the Leader in Luxury Real Estate and among the Top 0.5% of real estate brokerages in the country ranked number 148 in the RealTrends 500 with a volume of $2,555,632,845 and 2,899 residential transaction sides closed last year.


Here are the top 5 most expensive LakeTahoe properties sold in 2021

(USA TODAY) Last year was one for the books for Lake Tahoe’s real estate market as it broke its all-timerecord for the number of multimillion-dollar homes that were sold in the area. Ten of the homes sold in Lake Tahoe last year were priced above $20 million — the highestever number seen in the market, said Sue Lowe, president and corporate broker for ChaseInternational.

New luxury condo project set for North Shore of Lake Tahoe

Developers in Lake Tahoe are ready to break ground this spring on a new luxury condo project on the North Shore of the lake. The project is called “Nine 47 Tahoe.” Forty condos will be built on two acres of land along Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village.The condos will start with a $2.5 million price tag. Some are expected to sell for about $7 million.

Tahoe is always going to be a winner

According to a Chase International Real Estate report, there was a 13% increase in single-family homes sold in the third quarter of 2021 compared to 2021 and a 14% decrease in the number or units available. With the lack of inventory and huge demand, average home prices shot up in both 2020 and 2021 at least 30% more.

Here are the top 5 most expensive LakeTahoe properties sold in 2021

Last year was one for the books for Lake Tahoe’s real estate market as it broke its all-timerecord for the number of multimillion-dollar homes that were sold in the area. Ten of the homes sold in Lake Tahoe last year were priced above $20 million — the highestever number seen in the market, said Sue Lowe, president and corporate broker for ChaseInternational.

Home sales are up 80% in Lake Tahoe

People are buying vacation homes in areas like Lake Tahoe; Bend, Oregon; Bridgeport, Connecticut; and the Jersey Shore. CNBC’s Diana Olick joins Shep Smith to talk about the surge in vacation home sales as people continue to work from home.

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Shari Chase named to City National's Northern Nevada Advisory Board

RENO, Nev. — City National Bank announced July 1 it has named Shari Chase, founder and CEO of Chase International, as the newest member of its Northern Nevada Advisory Board.

'They just want to be here at all costs’: Tahoe real estate inventory can’t keep up with demand

Tahoe has always been a refuge for the Bay Area, a haven of ski and lake homes that provide the expansive home footprint we can only dream about in San Francisco. Our corporate broker Sue Lowe comments on the mindset shift we are seeing in the market.

As Demand for Second Homes Skyrockets in the U.S., ‘Spillover’ Markets Gain Popularity

Buyers clamoring for space outside cities expand their searches beyond the traditional borders of areas like the Hamptons and Aspen. Our corporate broker Sue Lowe comments on the second home market in this article.

Reno Realtors Adapt to a COVID-19 Market

At the Chase International office in south Reno, realtor Megan Lowe says, "Now it’s Face Time, Zoom, those types of platforms." Moritz told me they’re “doing virtual tours, 3-D virtual tours. Sometimes we do FaceTime where a realtor walks through the house. It can be the seller as well."

Reno's Chase International Real Estate changes standard operations during pandemic

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — The real estate industry has changed standard operating procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Guide to Real Estate in a Post-COVID World

In parallel to the entire world, the real estate industry is being disrupted on all fronts by COVID-19. While we’re still navigating this new normal, one thing is for sure — revolutionary changes will result from this unprecedented global situation. And, that includes how real estate agents, teams, and brokers conduct business now and in the future. Chase's Chief Real Estate Officer Julie Kozich talks about pivoting to virtual selling.

2020 Real Estate Newsmaker - Julie Kozich

In her relatively short time as chief real estate officer of Chase International, Julie Kozich has accomplished a lot at the Reno, Nev.-based luxury real estate firm. In her role, she oversees all real estate functions, including marketing, sales, training, luxury, strategy, technology and shared services.

Chase International is top ranked brokerage in Tahoe Reno Region

RENO, Nev. — RealTrends has announced the top brokerages and Chase International is the regional leader with nearly $1.5 billion in 2019 sales volume.

Chase International Chooses MoxiWorks to Fuel Entire Tech Suite

Chase International has chosen to expand its relationship with MoxiWorks, a leading real estate technology company. The expansion includes an entire suite of MoxiWorks products, including MoxiEngage CRM, MoxiWebsites, and MoxiHub intranet, which will accompany their existing tools, the best-in-class MoxiPresent interactive CMA tool and MoxiMarketing, easy online advertising for listings and services.



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