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By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 12
With the market being like it is, more and more Realtor's are attempting to sell real estate in market's that they are not familiar with. Even though it is most likely in their client's best interest's to refer them to a local agent who can make better informed decision's on market condition's an...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 2
Worrying about what you pay, instead of what you get, is a mistake that will cost a seller thousands in the current Real Estate market. Pick a quality agent from a local brokerage and expect professional service. List with a discount brokerage and expect a discounted offer. Put a sign in your yar...
Bank Owned Properties in Big Bear seem to be just in two different groups.  Some seem to be priced to sell, and others aren't.  A good way to judge the listing price of the property is to look at the last sales price and date.  If you can purchase the property at a substantial percentage below th...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 0
I just wanted to let everybody know that we are going to be sponsoring a tour of the best bank owned homes in Big Bear. The first tour is going to be on July 12th at 1:00 pm. We are going to be meeting at the Coldwell Banker office at 42153 Big Bear Blvd. The tour will take anywhere between two t...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 2
This bank owned property just closed escrow today. I am posting it to shed a little light on how the market is dealing with bank owned properties at this time. The home is located at 332 Downey, in a nice area in east Big Bear City. The home itself is 2,760 square feet and sits on a 10,539 squar...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 3
  Many consumers are unclear with some of the terms in today's Real Estate market. "REO" (Real estate owned) is property that the bank acquires through foreclosure. The bank has already had an auction on the property and did not find a buyer. Currently REO properties are abundant in most Californ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 6
Hi Everybody, I just wanted to tell everybody who read's my blog and is interested in Big Bear real estate that we are going to be planning a great opportunity to view the best bank owned properties in Big Bear. We are still in the planning stages at the moment, but we are trying to put together ...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 0
Sold year to date in Baldwin Lake, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake Central, Big Bear Lake East, Big Bear Lake West, Erwin Lake, Fawnskin, Fox Farm, Lake Williams, Moonridge, Sugarloaf, and Whispering Forest.   QUICK FACTS Closed residential sales in 2008 for Big Bear Valley. 210 sold YTD as of 5/27...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 4
Originally posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com This is a bank owned property I just closed escrow on this Friday. This home had suffered around 80k in fire damage last year. I did the comps and determined that this home would probably sell between 480k and 520k, if it was rehabbed. The home was...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 2
  Big Bear Lake is near full and a great place to visit and get out of the summer heat. We have cabins in Big Bear starting under $200,000. I can show you any home in Big Bear regardless of the listing agents. For a free search of the Big Bear MLS listings with no obligation, just click here Big...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 0
  Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Monthly  10 Year 2008 % of  Rank Average Average                                                             Jan 96 125 125 158 130 194 163 128 139 77 12 134 44 33% Feb 97 126 158 128 148 169 173 147 112 80 11 134 43 32% Mar 132 183 174 168...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 8
Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com I just wanted to rant a little bit about something that happened to me this weekend, and since this is my blog and I can do as I please, here goes:) I was out showing bank owned Big Bear homes to a very nice couple on Saturday. Since they were walk-...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 0
Originally posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com We just listed this bank owned property located in Erwin Lake. This manufactured home is a great buy at only $145,000. It is almost 1,000 square feet and looks like it is brand new. The paint looks fresh and the carpets have been recently cleaned. I...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 8
It seems sellers want to use every type of method to price their home except the market conditions. You might as well sit down and play spin the bottle. The other players at the table are: I owe this much. (Check out my new car and boat) I want this much. ( I think you can sell a Yugo for $50,000...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 2
If you are shopping for a mountain home here in Big Bear, bring your checkbook. There are houses that sell in the first 2 weeks on the market, and then there are homes that reach the correct price and suddenly become the best deal. Either way, the ability to recognize these deals comes from inven...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 0
Just a quick snapshot of what is happening in the Big Bear Market.There are 1154 residential listings on our MLS.There are 122 residential properties in escrow.Year to date, there have been 172 sales.Of the 1154 listings, 47 are either bank owned or short sales.

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 1
This bank owned home was just listed by Keller Williams a little bit ago. It is located in Big Bear City in a heavily treed lot, on a quiet street. At 1,310 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The yard is a roomy 5,000 square feet and is fenced in the back. Overall, it is in...

By Donna Wochner
(Re/Max)
Comments 0
    1.   $110,000 1536 E Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear City, CA 92314 This A frame 902 sqft home is a 2 bedroom 1 bath home on large lot (8529 sq. ft.).  It overlooks Shay Meadows and needs some updating but is a fabulous deal!                     2.   $118,900 870 Victoria, Sugarloaf, CA 92386 This i...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
Comments 1
Originally posted on the Big Bear Real Estate Blog.Accepted offer doesn't mean Sold HouseIn today's Real Estate Market nothing is certain.  Opening an escrow is just the beginning of the fun.  Escrows seem to be "falling out" almost as fast as they are opening up. Will the property appraise?  Is ...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 5
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. The time it will take to sell a house in Big Bear dropped by 10 months in April 2008. With the pick up in home sales that we saw in March, the absorption rate for the Big Bear real estate market dropped from 32.72 months to sell to 22.80 months to sell. T...

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