Alison Elder, President | Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Real Estate Advisor® | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Closed Sales Volume Over $1,000,000,000 Since 2003
Producing over $1 billion in Truckee-Tahoe real estate volume since leaving the high-tech world in 2003, and ranked in the top 1.5% of U.S. Realtors in 2023, Alison leads Elder Group Tahoe’s award-winning real estate team.
For over 20 years, Alison’s highly prized and inimitable business model brings a finely honed approach delivered through a team support structure to best serve our seller and buyer clients. From start to finish, Elder Group Tahoe delivers results in an attentive, proactive, consultative and personal approach – regardless of price point – whether selling or purchasing a property.
Alison’s accomplished and unprecedented sales volumes directly reflect her relentless dedication to our clients in the Truckee-Tahoe region. Alison takes great pleasure and pride in sharing her in-depth market knowledge with her areas of expertise.
As a top-producing agent, she attributes her success to being kind, generous, and consistently striving to exceed her client’s expectations – and loving real estate!
RealTrends and Tom Ferry The 1000 – Best Real Estate Agents in America
In association with RealTrends, America’s Best Real Estate Professionals recognizes and honors America’s finest real estate agents. These agents and teams recognized are among the top 1% in the United States – truly the best of the best! Since 2015, Alison Elder continues to be recognized as one of America’s best!
2023 RealTrends – Top 1.5% Nationally
– Ranked 36 in CA based on Transaction Sides
– Ranked 103 in CA based on Sales Volume
– $110,451,848 in 2022 Sales Volume
2022 RealTrends – Top 1% Nationally
– Ranked 229 Nationally in Sales Volume
– Ranked 30 in CA based on Transaction Sides
– Ranked 92 in CA based on Sales Volume
2021 RealTrends “Top Small Teams”
– Ranked 22 in Transaction Sides
– Ranked 66 in Transaction Volume
2020 RealTrends “Top Small Teams”
– Ranked 21 in Transaction Sides
– Ranked 71 in Transaction Volume
2019 RealTrends “Top 1000″ Agents” In America
– Ranked 169 in Transaction Volume
– Ranked 194 in Transaction Sides
Award-Winning Real Estate Expertise with Alison Elder
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 healthcare 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.
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.
Gratefully Giving Back and Family Focused.
Participating in 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.
Nearest to her heart is her family’s involvement and support of the prestigious Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center and the Best of Tahoe Chef’s – supporting Tahoe Forest Health System’s cancer patient psycho-social programs. The Elders also support many local programs through the Tahoe-Truckee Community Foundation. Alison launched and chaired the Girls Giving Back program for the Tahoe-Truckee Community Foundation for many years until their daughter moved on to college and actively supports this program today. Other organizations near and dear to the Elder family include Excellence in Education, Girls on the Run, Tahoe Food Hub, Martis Area Preservation, Friends of the Truckee Library, Truckee Rotary, Tahoe-Truckee Humane Society and many more. Elder Group Tahoe is also a member of the Truckee Chamber of Commerce.
Alison is happily married for over 30 years to her business partner, Desmond. Together, they have two children, Andrew and Angela, who graduated from Sugar Bowl Academy and are accomplished Alpine ski racers. Both continue to share their passion for skiing competitively and recreationally while studying at universities in Colorado. Andrew is double-majoring in Land and Energy Management and Business Management at Colorado Mesa University and plans to attend Colorado School of Mines for his Master’s Degree. Andrew is a 2018 and 2019 All-American collegiate ski racer and now skiing recreationally. Angela is studying Art History, Communication Studies and Sociology, heading abroad for her Master’s degree in Art History. Angela competed for CU Boulder on the USCSA Alpine Ski Team and is now retired from racing and is an avid backcountry skier.
The Elder family enjoys spending quality time together skiing, biking, hiking, scuba diving and traveling. When Alison and Desmond take a break from Elder Group business activities, rest assured they are with their children enjoying an adventure!
Other Industry and Brokerage Accolades
|“TOP AGENT” in 2021
TOP AGENT magazine selected Alison Elder as a “Top Agent” in 2021 for her honesty, integrity, and client-first business ethos. To read the story that showcases why Alison has achieved the status as “one of the top agents in America”. Read the rest of the story here.
Corcoran Global Living: 2020 – 2022
– Top Three Agents In National Franchise
Engel & Völkers: 2015 to 2020
2019 Leading Americas’ Agent – United States, Canada, South America:
– Top Four Agents Worldwide
– #1 Leading California in Volume and Transactions
– #3 in the Americas’ – Number of Closed Escrows
– #4 in the Americas’ – Transaction Volume
2018 Leading Americas’ Agent – United States, Canada, South America:
– Top Three Agents Worldwide
– #1 Leading California in Volume and Transactions
– #3 in the Americas’ – Transaction Volume
– #4 in the Americas’ – Number of Closed Escrows
2017 Leading Americas’ Agent – United States, Canada, South America:
– Top Five Agents Worldwide
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