Founder, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Corcoran Global Living | Real Estate Advisor, Partner
For over 25 years, Alison Elder’s highly-prized and inimitable business model has led to a level of accomplishments for her clients that only few can claim. Leveraging her deep expertise of the Truckee/Tahoe region and fusing her time, talent, and treasure into her 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! Read More
Managing Partner, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Corcoran Global Living | Real Estate Advisor, Partner
Pacific Bay Lending, Inc., Mortgage Consultant
As a leader and champion of perfection, Desmond Elder provides his stewardship and strategic vision to ensure success for all involved. Throughout his career, Desmond has refined his innate understanding of the financial world and the power of technology. For years he was responsible for the sustainable growth of Web Telecom and other software companies in Silicon Valley. As our Chief Operating Officer, Desmond engages the same sophisticated financial and business practices throughout our preeminent work-flow processes and client communications to deliver exemplary concierge level services and attention. Pioneering our procedures throughout each day, Desmond ensures our marketing and advertising attain local to worldwide reach while managing our website, strategic SEO tactics, and sophisticated technology to propel our clients’ listings to their appropriate market. Always one to give his all, Desmond shares his time and talent as a local philanthropist with a focus to help others enjoy living the Truckee lifestyle which he and his family have treasured for over 20 years. Blending business and pleasure, Desmond also finds time to provide leading-edge financial advice as the owner of Pacific Bay Lending.
With a collaborative spirit that enhances our client-focused culture, Mari Homola offers the best of all worlds throughout the contractual process and through the complex escrow transaction. Throughout her notable career path, Mari has been involved in every facet of the business handing transactions, managing escrows, resolving the many complexities that arise in a transaction, marketing, and supporting her real estate clients’ service needs. “As the Contract Manager, I take full responsibility for the intricate details of every transaction to deliver the optimum client experience.” In addition to writing and reviewing contracts, Mari is at the forefront of the escrow process and manages each step in her prompt and professional manner, working closely with a transaction manager to ensure contractual elements and timelines are met. Mari holds a real estate license in California and is a certified Notary Public as well. All combined, she provides a wealth of knowledge that adds to the Elder Group Tahoe team’s comprehensive services to ensure the process of buying and selling a Truckee-Tahoe property is an efficient and enjoyable experience. During her downtime, Mari is up for any adventure in the great outdoors raising her very active children whom she treasures. Compassionate and clearly focused on delivering a top notch experience, Mari is a core part of Elder Group’s culture and success in serving our Clients.
Real Estate Advisor, Client Services
Combining a deep understanding of the Truckee-Tahoe community with honed client services skills, Aaron is a talented Real Estate Advisor and member of Elder Group’s Client Services team. Always delivering a pleasurable and informative experience, Aaron plans and executes comprehensive property tours, educates our clients about the various neighborhoods and has an instinctual ability to pair our Clients with the perfect property. Delivering concierge level services as part of the Elder Group team, Aaron brings synergy to our office with his always positive, ‘can do’ personality and efficient approach when working with our Elder Group clients during every step of the purchase or listing process. A long time Truckee resident, Aaron and his wife enjoy raising their young family in this vibrant community. In his free time, Aaron and his family enjoy spending time outdoors skiing, hiking, biking and going on adventures with their close-knit circle of friends.
Client Services, Intern
While pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance, Wills Vlasek is committed to serving our clients with his amiable approach and unwavering dedication. As our Clients Services Intern, Wills is a master with the ‘behind the scenes’ benefits that set our service levels above the norm. Whether he is managing sophisticated digital marketing campaigns, analyzing market trends and statistics, or creating comprehensive listing presentations, Wills approaches each task with precision to ensure perfection. Be it at work or during his personal time, Wills is always focused on improving the life around him; when time allows, he is an advocate for sustainability and preservation.
Videographer & Social Media Consultant
Combining a deep appreciation for real estate with honed photography and videography skills, Morgan Ellis’ talents are intrinsic to Elder Group’s award winning luxury and multi-dimensional marketing programs. Focused on ensuring our client’s listings receive maximum exposure through a variety of media nationally and worldwide, Morgan works with our team of internal and external marketing professionals and technicians to ensure every property listing is positioned correctly to targeted consumer markets. Maximizing search engine optimization, Google Analytics and other leading technologies to drive online exposure, Morgan focuses his deep understanding of digital and social media platforms to deliver outstanding marketing from both visual and technology perspectives. Morgan has maintained a long-standing relationship with Elder Group Tahoe while pursuing his Business Marketing degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, so he is intimately familiar with every aspect of the business. A car enthusiast, he enjoys channeling his creative passions through hands on projects. Our dynamic team appreciates his adventurous, creative and innovative spirit and, of course, Morgan’s exceptional marketing skills.
Elder Group Ambassador
Aspen is a delightful ray of happiness that brings joy and laughter to the Elder Group office. This delightful Golden Doodle loves meeting our Clients, their puppy dogs and greets all our Elder Group guests with enthusiasm! Her energy and playfulness are contagious and her eyes are sure to melt your heart.
She is a huge asset to the team as our emissary of fun and good vibes!