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Welcome to our monthly Partner Spotlight! Where would we be without our partners in the community? They are just one of the many reasons that Reno-Tahoe is such a special place to live.

 

LakeCrest Builders has an excellent and diverse team that offers full custom home building services not only to the residents of Montreux, but to all of Northern Nevada. We spoke to the founders, Jim and Dave, about what their company does and why they think Reno is so special.


How did your company get started?

"Our founders, Dave Pearce and Jim Smrt have been building exceptional, custom-built homes in the Reno-Tahoe area since the early 1990’s. Together they’ve built LakeCrest Builders, a company dedicated to delivering quality workmanship that exceeds

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts have extended their operations well into the spring following record snowfall in February.

Skiers and riders rejoice! More than 50 feet of snow has fallen so far this season and the mountains could even get a bit more. An extended season has been announced by the area’s resorts, which means more bang for your buck for season pass-holders.

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will operate lifts in Squaw through July 7, which is just 8 days shy of their latest closing date ever on July 15, 2017. Last year, Squaw closed following Memorial Day weekend. Alpine Meadows will operate into May with its schedule dependent on both weather and the construction of a high-speed chair lift that will replace Hot Wheels.

The serious

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Sierra Vista Park is set to begin construction next month and is scheduled to open to the public in early May.

 Director of Parks of Recreation of Reno, Andy Bass, says that they finished construction of the perimeter trail around the park last summer, and at a recent City Council meeting the city approved to start building the entrance gate. More than 200 acres will be getting a new life at the site of the former Northgate Golf Course. The area has been empty since 2009 and it’s a great opportunity to have open space preserved in the city.

The City of Reno bought the property in 2011 for $2.5 million, but was waiting to see how the city grew before deciding what to make of it. Now they are moving forward with rehabilitation and plan to add

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Welcome to our monthly Partner Spotlight! Where would we be without our partners in the community? They are just one of the many reasons that Reno-Tahoe is such a special place to live.

As head of Montreux Security, Mary McDonald and her team are oftentimes the first impressions that our clients have entering through the gates. The feedback that they receive is nothing short of wonderful! We sat down with Mary to learn a little bit more about her.

Your experience in security is extensive. What brought you out to Nevada?

“I had 25 years of experience at the St. Petersburg, FL Police Department, retiring at the rank of Major.  I held Patrol, Patrol Sgt., Patrol Lt., Patrol Major, Training Major, Investigations Sex Crimes Detective and Major,

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Snow is falling in Northern Nevada and while everyone has skiing on the brain, we’re thinking about how to get you the most bang for your buck.

Spring is generally the most popular time of year when homes go on the market, but why get lost in the fray when you can beat the horde? Deciding to sell your home in the winter could reap you some cold, hard cash.

1. More serious buyers.

Not only are folks willing to brave the weather to look at homes, but you’ll avoid running into what we call looky-loos. Not everyone at your open house or touring your home intends to make a purchase. Some people are just thinking about moving and seeing what’s out there. Since so many homes pop up on the market in summer and fall, this is where we notice the most

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