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By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.     Below are the details on home sales in Big Bear for the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2008. See the 1st quarter home sales here. Why am I posting the 2nd and 3rd quarters together? Because I was lazy (or busy) in July and did not post the 2nd qrt. numbers t...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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I just closed escrow a few days ago on an unfinished bank owned property, and let me tell you, it was very difficult. With the market in upheaval the way it is, getting a perfect house funded can be challenging. If the home in question is an unfinished bank owned home, get ready for an uphill bat...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in Big Bear, you may want to take a look at the absorption rate of homes that are currently for sale. This is a good way to become more informed on the current real estate market conditions in a particular ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com What a crazy market we are in these days. Gone are the days of conventional loans on traditional listings. Gone are the days of your only worry being if you made your offer high enough to get the property. Or if you priced your listing high enough ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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When dealing with a bank in a foreclosure situation, you never know what you are going to get. Sometimes the bank is just happy to get the property off of their books and are extremely easy to deal with. Other times, not so much. I recently wrote a blog about how a certain bank was being a real ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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I have some clients who are looking for a little vacation place up here in Big Bear. They have done the math and decided that they can go up to $110,000 and not a penny higher. They are set on this number and will not, for any reason, go above it. As you can imagine, there are not a great many ho...

By Donna Wochner
(Re/Max)
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So you are looking for a log style cabin and you're not sure what type of construction fits your needs...a full log home or a half log construction?  I've put together the pros and cons of full log home ownership versus the half log construction (log sided construction).    Half Log Construction:...

By Donna Wochner
(Re/Max)
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43025 MONTEREY, BIG BEAR LAKE 92315 BRAND NEW LOG STYLE GOING UP IN MOONRIDGE. SKI SLOPE VIEWS, LEVEL PARKING & ACCESS TO MAIN FLOOR. 2 STORY W/MAIN FLOOR ON TOP LEVEL. STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES.  WOOD FLOORS IN KITCHEN & ALL BATHS, SLATE FOR SHOWERS. GRANITE COUNTERTOPS IN KITCHEN & BATHS. OIL...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
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Above is the most recent deed recording information for the Big Bear Lake area. July recordings jumped up to 55% of the 10 year average. This is a 9% increase in the number of recordings over 2007! Year to Date we have had 483 deed recordings and that represents a 56% decline from the 2007 numbe...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com I just put this bank owned beauty into escrow today. It is located in the prestigious Bear Loop neighborhood located on the north shore of Baker Pond. This home was built and sold in 2006 for a selling price of $869,000. It boasts  3,154 square feet...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com Like most Realtors today, I have been dealing with quite a few bank owned properties. Like conventional listings, they come in all shapes, sizes, and conditions. Some banks price them to move, others not so much. For every REO I see that is a great ...

By Mike Wochner, Big Bear Lake Real Estate Agent
(Coldwell Banker, Mountain Gallery Realtors in Big Bear Lake)
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Old Miners' Day is back with lots of fun things to do the first weekend of August.  Click here to read more about the Old Miners' Day History and Calender of Events.  Square Dancing Aug 1, 2 at The Big Bear Middle School.  The annual Old Miners' Square Dance weekend invites dancers from Southern ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally Posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com This bank owned home is in the highly desirable Fox Farm neighborhood in Big Bear Lake. If you are looking for alot of square footage for a small price, this is the home for you. It measures in at an impressive 3,204 square feet. It boasts 5 bedroom...

By Jane Brayton
(Mountain Lake Properties)
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Waht is going on this weekend, July 11-13 2008? Well, quite a bit... How about... 11-12th Big Bear Woman's club 67th annual flower show - Big Bear Performing Arts Center, Free admission, refresments served, all entries welcome (909) 866-6777 or (909) 866-4970 11-13th Corvetts West Big Bear Bash -...

By Mykel Martin, Realty Masters & Associates
((909) 476-9600 ~ WeLoveSellingRealEstate.com)
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      Welcome to Big Bear! Big Bear-- Big Bear is a world of natural beauty, crisp, clean alpine air, and endless four-season recreation. High above the hustle of everyday life, Big Bear Lake provides the ideal getaway for day or for a long vacation. An easy drive from virtually anywhere in Sout...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
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Many of the foreclosed properties in Big Bear are older, run down cabins that need a lot of work. Being a a second home community, buyers usually don't want to purchase a property they need to spend all their free time fixing up. Lucky for them there are some newer (even brand new) Bank Owned Pro...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
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As shown above, currently there are 18 pending sales in the Moonridge area. 59 properties have sold year to date in Moonridge. Closed Sales have included: 7 under $200,000 21 between $200,000 - $300,000 17 between $300,000 - $400,000 7 between $400,000 - $500,000 2 between $500,000 - $600,000 1 ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com In today's uncertain market, never count your chickens until they are hatched. Even if the buyer seems rock solid, the carpet can be pulled out from under your feet at a moments notice. Lenders are canceling programs at a rate that is difficult to c...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. Given the current real estate climate, bank owned or REO (real estate owned by banks) properties have become highly sought after by today's buyers. Whether or not they ultimately end up purchasing one, most buyers are starting off with this thought in min...

By Jane Brayton
(Mountain Lake Properties)
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So you decide to drive up to Big Bear for a weekend and wonder if there is something to do. Our Mountain Community offers year round activities and 300+ days of sunshine per year. So, get out and enjoy paradise in the mountains. Here are 5 reasons to be in Big Bear. 1. Summers are cooler, could b...

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