Explore Big Bear, CA

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 1
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is the update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 3/17/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are up 17 from 1064 homes for sale to 1081. The number of homes in escrow is down 7 from last week to 92 while home sales year t...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 3
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny. The absorption rate provides a clear picture of what is happening in the real estate market and is good to share with buyers and sellers. I determine the absorption rate for Big Bear by taking the previous month's sales in a particular price range or area...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 2
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.I posted earlier this week on the new, higher conforming loan limits for Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae as well as FHA loan limits for the Big Bear, San Bernardino area. After a few more days of consideration, I think it is safe to say that these new limits will...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
Comments 2
Originally Posted on the Big Bear REO Blog. With all the foreclosures happening around the country, REOs have become the hot topic of real estate conversations.  Listing agents want to know how they can get them in their inventory, buyers want to find one to buy for cents on the dollar, and neigh...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 0
10 YEAR AVERAGE - DEED RECORDINGS                      Year  1998199920002001200220032004200520062007Monthly 10 Year2008% of RankAverageAverage                Jan 9612512515813019416312813977121344433%Feb 9712615812814816917314711280111344332%Mar 132183174168187197219186118999166 0%Apr 1101591691...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 5
SHORT SALES IN BIG BEARThese days it seems like interest in REO's (bank owned properties) has gone through the roof. Every other client I get wants to know everything they can about which bank owned properties are on the market and what kind of a deal they can get for them. When I tell them that ...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 1
Originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.I received the email below from the California Assocation of Realtors this past Friday and thought I would pass it along. UPDATE! Government Announces Conforming Loan Limit Increases The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) today announce...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 2
As originally posted at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is the update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 3/10/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are up 16 from 1048 homes for sale to 1064. The number of homes in escrow are down 6 from last week to 99 while home sales ye...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 3
Original article posted at The Big Bear Skinny. There are a few different ways to answer this question. Looking at the average sales price or the median sales price are a couple of the most popular ways to do so. One way that I thought would be interesting is to look at direct comparison of some ...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 11
The listing price is $244,950, 2 bed, 1 bath, 1,020 square feet with a detached garage. This photo was pulled from our Big Bear MLS this morning. It has been on the market 36 days with this same photo. Given that close to 80% of all home buyers are now going online to start their search, the fac...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 1
These are the utility phone numbers and addresses for the Big Bear Area. If your are a buyer you should contact the providers before the close of escrow so that their will be no interruption of service. If you are a seller, you should contact the providers and make arrangements for the transfer a...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
Comments 4
 Originally posted on the Big Bear REO Blog. One of the most sought after features of property in Big Bear is some sort of view.  Whats more relaxing than sitting on a deck in the summer and looking out at a beautiful lake.  Or enjoying a spa during the winter with the ski runs you conquered that...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 4
Dealing with Short Sales can be so frustrating. My clients made an offer around three months ago, on a short sale property here in Big Bear. We knew it was going to take the bank some time to accept or reject our offer, but three months? Then, when they finally gave us their acceptance, they dema...

By Steve Hirschler, Big Bear Real Estate
(Keller Williams Big Bear)
Comments 0
Choosing an appraiser that knows the Big Bear market and is a member of the Big Bear Board of Realtors MLS will save you time and money. When an escrow is opened and the lender is from out of the area, we sometimes have to deal with an appraiser that is not familiar with our local market. In case...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
Comments 2
originally posted on the Big Bear REO Blog. So you found a cabin in Big Bear you would like to buy, whats the next step?  If you said buying new furniture you are wrong.  Choosing the right lender is a very important step that is often overlooked or undervalued. Finding Lenders Thru Advertisement...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 2
As posted originally at The Big Bear Skinny.Below is the update for the Big Bear real estate market as of 3/3/2008. The residential properties listed for sale in Big Bear are down 8 from 1056 homes for sale to 1048. The number of homes in escrow are up by 5 from last week to 105 while sales year ...

By Tyler Wood, Big Bear Real Estate
(RE/MAX Big Bear)
Comments 0
See the original article here at The Big Bear Skinny.The real estate market in Big Bear continues to move along at a very slow place. Even with the extra day this February, home sales in Big Bear last month totaled only 28, one less than the number sold in January. The median price for properties...

By Mike Wochner, Big Bear Lake Real Estate Agent
(Coldwell Banker, Mountain Gallery Realtors in Big Bear Lake)
Comments 3
(print these out before your next trip to Big Bear Lake, California)If you're like me, you like to go places prepared.  Below are numbers that you may or may not need on your next trip to Big Bear.  This is not a comprehensive list, but it will make your life easier.  Big Bear City Airport       ...

By Joe Pecoraro
(REMAX- Big Bear)
Comments 1
Originally posted on the Big Bear REO Blog.So you want to buy a second home in Big Bear.  You have been coming up for years and enjoying the ski resorts in the winter and the lake in the summer.  You have always dreamed of owning a cabin up here and feel ike now is the time to strike.  Interest R...

By Israel Barden
(RE/MAX Big Bear Village)
Comments 3
I ran into something the other day that has never happened to me before. I got a call from a trusted home inspector I recommend and trust, who said a client I had recommended him too had said " Why should I trust you to do my home inspection? Isn't it possible you guys would work together to down...

Big Bear, CA Real Estate Professionals