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By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 5
Originally Posted At http://www.bigbearilluminated.com/Bank owned properties are all the rage for buyers these days. Every other client I deal with is after the deal of a lifetime and REO's seem like the solution. In many cases they are. The banks are pricing these properties to sell and a good b...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
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Originally posted on Big Bear Real Estate Blog Bank Owned Properties are coming onto the market at a pretty steady pace in Big Bear Valley. While many people would consider any home in the mountains special, there are five REO properties currently on the market have an attribute(s) that seperate ...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
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     10 YEAR AVERAGE - DEED RECORDINGS                      Year  1998199920002001200220032004200520062007Monthly 10 Year2008% of RankAverageAverage                Jan 9612512515813019416312813977121344433%Feb 9712615812814816917314711280111344332%Mar 1321831741681871972191861189991665935%Apr 110...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 2
Originally posted at http://bigbearizzy.typepad.com/This little beauty just came on the market a few days ago. For a bank owned property, it is in fantastic shape. Built in 2005,this is practically brand new. It is located in Erwin Lake and is 702 square feet on a 2,310 square foot lot. At only $...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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It's a beautiful day up here in Big Bear Lake. The snow has finally just about melted away and it is getting warmer with every passing day. The marinas are open for business and boats are once again out and about on the open water. The time of year all residents love is here again. After a hectic...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. The National Association of Realtors recently released a report on second home sales that was reported on by The Dallas Morning News.The article states that second home sales nationwide dropped by more than 30% in 2007 when compared to 2006. This is prett...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 1
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is a market update for residential properties in the Big Bear Valley during the week of March 31 to April 6. New listings and pending sales were up from the previous week while closed sales were down. The majority of closed sales continue to occur in...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 0
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is an update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 4/7/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are up 11 from 1078 homes for sale to 1089 total. The number of houses in escrow are up 16 from last week to 107 while sales year ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
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Originally posted at http://bigbearizzy.typepad.comWith the large amount of home owners in financial difficulties these days, short sales are becoming more and more prevalent. Some really great prices on short sale properties have been coming on the market every day in Big Bear. While they can be...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 2
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.The Big Bear real estate market saw an increase in homes sold in the month of March with a total of 46 homes sold. Historically speaking, this is still considered very slow sales activity, though it is nearly 60% higher than January and 50% higher than Feb...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 2
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is a real estate market update for residential properties in the Big Bear Valley during the week of March 24 to March 30. The market in Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City continues to be the main areas of activity when compared to Sugarloaf & Fawnskin. ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 11
With the amount of short sale listings on the rise, I thought I would give you a rundown on the last one I sold and how it went. I received an upcall at 5:45 pm on a snowy evening in the beginning of January. It was a very nice, newly married couple who had recently sold a home, and bought anothe...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
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Origninally Posted on the Big Bear REO Blog.REO's are rapidly coming on to the market in Big Bear.  The local MLS is averaging close to three new bank owned listings a week.  With the amount of properties already in default, this trend is likely to continue.LOCATIONS AND PRICES                  R...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Better late than never they say. Below is the update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 3/31/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are down 25 from 1103 homes for sale to 1078. Part of the reason for the big jump down is that ...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 3
I woke up this morning, looked over at my beautiful wife and daughter, and took a moment to just appreciate how very lucky I am to live in Big Bear. As I was thinking, it struck me how quiet it was. I didn't hear any traffic, noisy neighbors, or anything else to spoil my tranquility. As much as I...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 4
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. Below is a market update for residential properties in the Big Bear Valley for the week of March 17 to March 23. Given that residential properties are the majority of sales in Big Bear, I have focused on this type of property. If you are interested in the...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is the update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 3/24/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are up 22 from 1081 homes for sale to 1103. There are 51 more homes on the market now as compared to 5 weeks ago when I started ...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.A recent article by the L.A. Times says the median price of homes in the Big Bear area dropped between 15-25% in February of 2008 as compared to February 2007. AreaNumber of SalesMedian PriceDrop in Price from 2/07Median Price Home Per Sqft.Big Bear Lake 9...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
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Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is a market update for residential properties in the Big Bear Valley for the week prior. Given that residential properties are the majority of sales in Big Bear, I will focus on this type of property. If you are interested in the stats for vacant lan...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 1
Earlier today, my coworker Joe was looking at RealtyTrac  and commented on the difference between the number of REO's listed on the site and the number actually listed on our MLS. Typically, it takes a little while for the homes to show up on the MLS after they are foreclosed on. We talked about ...

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