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Bank Owned Home in Big Bear / 498 Hillendale

498 Hillendale

Listed for $204,900

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Built in 1976 / central heating / concrete driveway/ storage shed / gazebo / composition roof / fireplace

The 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home is located on a quiet cul de sac in big Bear City. It sits on a large 7200 square foot lot. The home is listed at 1346 square feet, but it has a bonus game / family room that has a half bath not included in these measurements.  The home is in great condition, and has new kitchen appliances. The carpet and paint are in move in condition. Please give me a call to schedule a showing.

Steve Hirschler

(909) 725 5889 cell

* Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Big Bear / Carolyn Dalby

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January 30, 2010 Posted by | Bank owned in Big Bear, Big Bear Real Estate, Homes for Sale in Big Bear | , | Leave a comment

Bank Owned Lake Front Home /386 Meadow Circle, Big Bear Lake

Listed at only $739,900

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This home sold for $1,500,000 in 2006!

Built in 1997 this 2300 square foot, 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home with views of Snow Summit and Big Bear Lake is a real catch!

This beautiful lake front home is located in the Eagles Knoll gated community. This area of Big Bear has a protective HOA and high quality upscale homes. This home has upgrades that include hardwood floors, granite counters, and slate. There are 3 suites that each have an attached baths with jetted tubs. The home has a game room and 2 decks looking out on the lake.

Please give me a call to schedule a showing.

Steve Hirschler

(909) 725-5889

*Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams Big Bear

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Real Estate, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Homes for Sale in Big Bear, Real Estate | , | Leave a comment

Price Per Square Foot Sold in Big Bear by Area 2009

Big Bear Lake West $266.17
Big Bear Lake Central $201.66
Big Bear Lake East $233.53
Fox Farm $197.19
Castle Glenn $214.06
Moonridge $199.68
Fawnskin $223.99
Whispering Forest $156.17
Big Bear City $142.09
Sugarloaf $131.72
Erwin Lake $125.10
Meadowbrook Estates $215.74
Lake Williams $107.01
Baldwin Lake $118.81

These average price per square foot sold numbers were compiled from the Big Bear MLS.

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Market, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Real Estate, Sold in Big Bear | , , , , | Leave a comment

Fast Facts and California’s Unsold Inventory

Quick Facts:
· Existing, single-family home sales increased 4 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of
558,320 units on an annualized basis.

· The statewide median price of an existing single-family home increased 0.8 percent in December to
$306,820, compared with November 2009.

· C.A.R.’s Unsold Inventory Index fell to 3.8 months in December, compared with 5.6 months in
December 2008.

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22) – Home sales increased 1.7 percent in December in California compared with the same period a year ago, while the median price of an existing home rose 8.4 percent, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today.

“As expected, the large year-to-year sales gains have diminished substantially compared with earlier in the year,” said C.A.R. President Steve Goddard. “However, home sales in December were strong, and were comparable to sales of late 2008. Activity in December can be attributed in part to the extension and expansion of the home buyer tax credit, as well as near-historic highs in affordability due to current price levels and low interest rates.

“For the second consecutive month, California’s median home price rose year-to-year in December, and had the largest year-to-year increase in more than three years,” said Goddard. “The state’s median price also remained above $300,000 for the second straight month.”

Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled 558,320 in December at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, according to information collected by C.A.R. from more than 90 local REALTOR® associations statewide. Statewide home resale activity increased 1.7 percent from the revised 549,190 sales pace recorded in December 2008. Sales in December 2009 increased 4 percent compared with the previous month.

The statewide sales figure represents what the total number of homes sold during 2009 would be if sales maintained the December pace throughout the year. It is adjusted to account for seasonal factors that typically influence home sales.

The median price of an existing, single-family detached home in California during December 2009 was $306,820, an 8.4 percent increase from the revised $283,060 median for December 2008, C.A.R. reported. The December 2009 median price rose 0.8 percent compared with November’s $304,520 median price.

“Home sales were unusually strong in December and were more consistent with peak season trends,” said C.A.R. Vice President and Chief Economist Leslie Appleton-Young. “Historically, the median price declines November through February and then rises in March. However, lean inventory, historically low interest rates, and incentives for home buyers have resulted in California’s housing market experiencing non-seasonal variations.

“Looking forward, we expect the state’s median home price to fluctuate around the $300,000 level throughout the first quarter,” said Appleton-Young. “While we expect to experience price gains in the near term, it remains to be seen how the market will fare once the Federal Reserve discontinues its purchase of mortgage-backed securities.”

Highlights of C.A.R.’s resale housing figures for December 2009:

. C.A.R.’s Unsold Inventory Index for existing, single-family detached homes in December 2009 was
3.8 months, compared with 5.6 months (revised) for the same period a year ago. The index indicates
the number of months needed to deplete the supply of homes on the market at the current sales
rate.

. Thirty-year fixed-mortgage interest rates averaged 4.93 percent during December 2009, compared
with 5.29 percent in December 2008, according to Freddie Mac. Adjustable-mortgage interest rates
averaged 4.31 percent in December 2009, compared with 4.97 percent in December 2008.

. The median number of days it took to sell a single-family home was 35.3 days in December 2009,
compared with 46.3 days (revised) for the same period a year ago.

Regional MLS sales and price information are contained in the tables that accompany this press release. Regional sales data are not adjusted to account for seasonal factors that can influence home sales. The MLS median price and sales data for detached homes are generated from a survey of more than 90 associations of REALTORS® throughout the state. MLS median price and sales data for condominiums are based on a survey of more than 60 associations. The median price for both detached homes and condominiums represents closed escrow sales.

In a separate report covering more localized statistics generated by C.A.R. and DataQuick Information Systems, 146 of the 383 cities and communities reporting showed an increase in their respective median home prices from a year ago. DataQuick statistics are based on county records data rather than MLS information. DataQuick Information Systems is a subsidiary of Vancouver-based MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates. (The lists are generated for incorporated cities with a minimum of 30 recorded sales in the month.)

January 24, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Real Estate, Real Estate | , | Leave a comment

Own a Cabin in Big Bear for under $120,000 / 1009 Anita, Big Bear City


Affordable Cabin in the Mountains

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$119,900
Single Family Home
For Sale
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2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
Interior: 809 sqft
Lot: 5,000 sqft
Location
1009 Anita
Big Bear City, CA 92315

Steve Hirschler Steve Hirschler

Coldwell Banker DRE# 01703081
(909) 866-3481
steve@bigbeargallery.com
http://www.stevesellsbigbear.com

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Great High Timber Ranch Lot, Moonridge Area of Big Bear

Lots and Lands for sale in Big Bear City, CA
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$109,900
Lots and Lands
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Lot: 20,000 sqft
Location
1563 Angels Camp
Big Bear City, CA 92314

Steve Hirschler Steve Hirschler

Coldwell Banker DRE# 01703081
(909) 866-3481
steve@bigbeargallery.com
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January 19, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Real Estate, Moonridge | , , | Leave a comment

68 Homes Sold in Big Bear December 2009

ML # Price Address Area Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl Sold Price Sold Date
291293 1,995,000 39364 AURORA BLW 5 3.5 4600 1,685,000 12/28/09
272109 1,400,000 42363 GOLDEN OAK FOXF 6 5 5536 1,160,000 12/10/09
290508 899,500 367 GLENWOOD DRIVE FOXF 4 3.5 3139 850,000 12/9/09
290930 895,500 39645 LAKE DRIVE BLC 5 3 3570 880,000 12/16/09
291863 849,900 301 STARLIGHT CIRCLE FOXF 4 3.5 3174 795,000 12/29/09
292400 849,000 111 BAYSIDE DRIVE BLE 3 3 2675 829,000 12/29/09
291306 769,900 40181 LAKEVIEW BLC 3 3 3200 712,500 12/30/09
282455 725,000 382 CATALINA FOXF 4 3.75 3636 682,500 12/4/09
291998 710,000 42324 EAGLE RIDGE FOXF 4 3.5 4310 710,000 12/16/09
291609 609,000 123 S FINCH BLE 4 2.5 3330 585,000 12/17/09
291849 600,000 42232 CASTLE CRAG FOXF 4 3.1 3133 600,000 12/2/09
292150 539,900 43439 SHASTA ROAD MOON 3 3 3104 520,000 12/14/09
292038 530,000 42276 EVERGREEN DRIVE BLE 3 2 2427 484,000 12/4/09
292332 456,000 1138 JOHNNY FOXF 4 2.1 3268 503,000 12/15/09
280220 449,000 132 S FINCH BLE 3 1.75 2605 435,000 12/30/09
290571 425,000 41648 MCWHINNEY BLE 4 3 2379 425,000 12/29/09
290943 399,900 590 GOLDENWEST DR. BLE 3 2 1410 375,000 12/17/09
291375 399,000 42649 CONSTELLATION DR FOXF 3 2 1741 390,000 12/18/09
292241 389,000 773 GOLDEN WEST BLE 3 1.75 1656 352,000 12/17/09
291659 389,000 42820 COUGAR ROAD MOON 2 1.5 2197 356,500 12/11/09
292271 346,500 39134 CHINCAPIN BLW 5 3 2360 340,000 12/23/09
291005 299,900 39039 NORTH BAY RD BLW 3 2 1368 270,000 12/30/09
291097 290,000 316 ORIOLE DR BLE 3 2 1211 265,000 12/29/09
291783 289,900 888 SILVER TIP MOON 4 2 1728 275,000 12/10/09
291682 269,000 42889 MONTEREY MOON 2 2 1216 265,000 12/18/09
281904 269,000 43408 SHEEPHORN MOON 4 3 1826 254,000 12/30/09
291895 269,000 1096 CEDAR MOUNTAIN WHIS 3 2 1398 255,000 12/9/09
291365 259,900 39187 NORTH BAY BLW 3 1.5 1380 250,000 12/26/09
291038 259,000 438 THRUSH BLE 3 2.5 1450 242,000 12/3/09
281547 249,900 39154 CREST LANE BLW 2 1.75 1074 188,500 12/15/09
292002 249,900 1112 EAGLE MOUNTAIN WHIS 3 3 1480 242,000 12/15/09
291406 244,999 507 WOODSIDE FOXF 3 2 1560 230,000 12/16/09
292218 244,800 961 D ERWL 3 2.5 1832 236,000 12/7/09
291942 239,000 472 SANTA BARBARA SUGA 2 1 1084 225,000 12/10/09
291473 234,900 39140 STARVIEW BLW 2 1.5 708 215,000 12/18/09
292123 234,900 39417 WILLOW LANDING BLW 4 2 1300 234,900 12/26/09
271105 229,900 274 EUREKA BLE 4 1.75 1258 215,000 12/1/09
291003 229,900 42798 COUGAR ROAD MOON 2 1 840 215,000 12/3/09
292315 219,900 1225 ASPEN DRIVE MOON 2 1.5 848 236,800 12/29/09
292498 214,900 661 CHIPMUNK BLW 2 1 760 210,000 12/30/09
291468 204,900 688 VISTA LANE SUGA 2 1.75 1059 195,000 12/17/09
292357 199,900 1045 MINTON DRIVE MOON 2 1.5 1260 199,900 12/1/09
291397 189,900 39957 FOREST BLC 2 1 900 182,500 12/8/09
290575 189,000 42770 CEDAR MOON 2 1 764 175,000 12/30/09
261352 186,900 42539 WILLOW MOON 2 1 952 180,000 12/14/09
290554 179,000 41545 BROWNIE BLC 4 1.75 1863 160,000 12/1/09
281578 175,000 39434 RUBY LN BLW 1 1 800 155,000 12/30/09
292261 163,000 230 PINE LANE SUGA 2 2 1116 165,330 12/10/09
290901 159,000 1280 PIGEON MOON 1 1 494 123,000 12/17/09
290547 154,900 783 LEONARD LANE SUGA 2 1.5 916 150,500 12/28/09
290481 149,900 185 VISTA SUGA 2 1 650 132,500 12/17/09
292403 146,500 513 KERN SUGA 3 2 1268 150,000 12/22/09
292405 143,550 388 WREN BLC 2 1 638 145,000 12/18/09
292054 141,800 40243 ESTERLY BLC 2 1.75 864 135,000 12/31/09
291309 139,000 2096 CEDAR LANE ERWL 3 2 1402 139,000 12/21/09
292408 138,600 843 HIGHLAND LN. BLC 2 1 999 138,600 12/16/09
291913 130,000 40131 DREAM BLC 2 2 722 125,000 12/28/09
281248 125,000 2198 FOURTH LANE ERWL 3 2.5 1619 115,000 12/23/09
290021 121,900 333 LOS ANGELES AVE SUGA 2 1 896 115,000 12/30/09
291066 115,000 866 VICTORIA SUGA 2 1 760 106,000 12/30/09
292113 103,950 624 VICTORIA SUGA 3 1.5 1092 117,000 12/30/09
2100013 100,800 40254 GUINAN BLC 1 1 540 100,800 12/29/09
292106 95,800 593 HIGHLAND LANE SUGA 1 1 624 86,500 12/24/09
292058 90,000 225 SUNSET LANE SUGA 2 1 665 90,000 12/29/09
292516 79,000 267 VISTA SUGA 2 1 608 75,000 12/30/09
292354 75,900 589 LOS ANGELES SUGA 1 1 616 77,777 12/11/09
290294 74,900 614 MERCED LANE BLC 1 1 588 70,000 12/29/09
292413 63,500 2082 1ST ERWL 1 1 645 67,500 12/18/09

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Sold in Big Bear 12/1//2009 - 12/31/2009

Residential Sales in Big Bear were up 33.3% in 2009 (892) vs. 2008 (669). Inventory is down 29% from a year ago. We now have 661 active residential listings compared to 930 in  January of 2009.


January 15, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Market, Big Bear Real Estate, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Sold in Big Bear | , , | Leave a comment

New Bank Owned Property in Big Bear, 275 Pinto Court

275 Pinto Court, Big Bear Lake / listed for $449,800

This bank owned home is located in a low traffic cul-de-sac. The size and location is great for large groups or families. With 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, there is room for everyone. The first level has 2 bedrooms and a bath, entry / mud room, laundry room, over sized 3 car garage and elevator access. The second floor has the large living room with wood burning stove, kitchen with breakfast bar and large dining room area,2 more bedrooms, a full bath, and decks off the kitchen and both bedrooms. The third floor has a huge mast bedroom with wood urning stove, large bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower, 2 more bedrooms and a full bath for these rooms. The lot is 10,100 sq ft and the home is 3520 square feet. This area is controlled by an HOA and the annual fee are currently $1000 per year. There is a common boat dock area, and a dock can be purchased for this home for $20,000. Walk to the grocery store, restaurants, banking  or the lake for this gated community.

Steve Hirschler
DRE#01703081
Associate, The Tim Wood Group
Coldwell Banker
42153 Big Bear Blvd.
P.O. BOX 6820
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
stevehirschler@gmail.com
909 866-3481 EXT. 217 CELL 909 725-5889
Fax 909 866-3531
www.bigbearhomes.wordpress.com (blog)
www.stevesellsbigbear.com (website)
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www.thetimwoodgroup.com/author/stevehirschler (group website)
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*Listing Courtesy of Keller Williams / Carolyn Dalby

January 12, 2010 Posted by | Bank owned in Big Bear, Homes for Sale in Big Bear | , | Leave a comment

1100 Johnny Way, Big Bear Lake / Bank Owned REO Foreclosure

1100 Johnny Way Big Bear Lake

This 4 bedroom 3.5 bath 3580 sq ft home sits on a large 1.5 acre (65,340 sq ft) lot in the Fox Farm Area. The home is at the end of Johnny Way (a private road). The home was originally built in 1981 and has been remodeled recently. The fireplaces (3) have been removed, 2 were wood burning stoves and one was a wood burning fireplace. There are also fixtures and hardware missing in some of the bathrooms. The floor plan is unique and won’t be a fit for most buyers. The upstairs has the kitchen, a large living room, and a huge master bedroom. Downstairs has the remaining bedrooms and a central game room area. The house is listed for $411,900, and there will probably be multiple offers on this home.

Steve Hirschler
DRE#01703081
Associate, The Tim Wood Group
Coldwell Banker
42153 Big Bear Blvd.
P.O. BOX 6820
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
stevehirschler@gmail.com
909 866-3481 EXT. 217 CELL 909 725-5889
Fax 909 866-3531
www.bigbearhomes.wordpress.com (blog)
www.stevesellsbigbear.com (website)
www.activerain.com/blogs/slhoo7\ (blog)
www.thetimwoodgroup.com/author/stevehirschler (group website)
http://twitter.com/stevehirschler (follow me)


*listing courtesy of Keller Williams of Big Bear  / David Cartwright Jr.

January 4, 2010 Posted by | Bank owned in Big Bear, Homes for Sale in Big Bear | , , | 2 Comments

Market Condition Report Big Bear Area 12/2009

January 1, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Market, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Real Estate | , , | Leave a comment