Founder, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Engel & Völkers Partner
Private Office Real Estate Advisor, Partner
Top 10 Agents in the World, 2017 (Engel & Völkers)
Sales Volume: Over 450,000,000 (Since 2009)
Realtor® of the Year, 2011 – 2016 (Chase International)
Best Real Estate Agent in America, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (Real Trends)
For over 25 years, Alison Elder’s highly-prized and inimitable business model has led to a level of accomplishments for her real estate clients that only few can claim. Leveraging her deep expertise of the Truckee/Tahoe region and fusing her time, talent, and treasure into her real estate profession and community, Alison has accomplished unprecedented sales that are a direct reflection of her relentless dedication to her clients and the region in which she lives.
Alison takes great pleasure and pride in sharing her in-depth market knowledge with her areas of expertise and personal and consultative approach to real estate. As a top producing agent, she attributes her success to being kind, generous, and consistently striving to exceed her clients’ expectations – and loving real estate!
Meet Alison – A Client Buyer’s Perspective
Local Real Estate Knowledge. Global Business Experience.
As a long-time resident who is profoundly involved in the culture and character of the region’s many resort developments and neighborhoods, Alison welcomes every opportunity to use her deep-seated knowledge to list and market luxury estates, residential homes and vacation retreats throughout the Truckee/Tahoe region with confidence.
After two decades in the fast-paced world of executive level sales and marketing, the CEO of her health care administration business (now part of a public company), Alison leverages the best of her previous career skills with today’s intricate real estate environment.
Pairing her comprehensive and proprietary technology and marketing programs with her financial savvy, extensive referral network, and personal touch, Alison consistently provides innovative ideas and honed negotiation skills to deliver optimum results.
Alison is a woman of integrity and ingenuity who is passionately focused on serving her clientele to ensure their families experience the same lifestyle that the entire Elder family enjoys throughout the Truckee/Lake Tahoe region.
Home Listing Expertise With Alison & The Elder Group
Gratefully Giving Back and Family Focused.
Participating and donating to local philanthropies continues to be the core of Alison’s family lifestyle. The Elder family is well known for its community involvement and their family Foundation to support numerous non-profit organizations.
Alison is happily married for over 25 years to her business partner, Desmond. Together, they have two children, Andrew and Angela, who graduated from Sugar Bowl Academy and were accomplished Alpine ski racers as well. Both continue to share their passion for skiing while studying at universities in Colorado; Andrew is double-majoring in business and finance and is a 2018 All American Alpine racer who competed in the Nationals at Lake Placid. Angela is studying Art History and Communication and is an active athlete on the USCSA Alpine Ski Team while she enjoys sorority life.
Nearest to her heart is her family’s involvement and support of the prestigious Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center, the Best of Tahoe Chef’s ~ supporting Tahoe Forest Health System’s cancer patient psycho-social programs, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation’s Queen of Hearts, Excellence in Education, Girls on the Run, and the Humane Society. Alison also initiated and now chairs the Girls Giving Back organization in Truckee, CA.
LORE Magazine Profiles Alison Elder ~
With a love of the great outdoors, it’s no surprise that Alison Elder and her family love living in the Truckee/Tahoe area. Like most real estate professionals, Alison took quite a circuitous route to get there …
“It took a while, but I finally transitioned from the fast-paced corporate world to a much more family-oriented lifestyle working in real estate,” said Elder, who was determined to raise her kids off the concrete.
To read the full story as to how Alison achieved her dream to leave the boardrooms behind and raise her family in the High Sierra while building an award-winning real estate business, view the article right here.
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