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Amgen Tour of California 2010 Stage 6: Pasadena to Big Bear Lake route

As a avid cyclist and cycling fan, I am excited to have the most difficult stage of the Agmen Tour finish here in my home town of Big Bear Lake! Thanks to Larry Longo for this very well done Video production.

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February 28, 2010 Posted by | Cool Stuff, Living in Big Bear | | Leave a comment

Sold This Week in Big Bear 2/20 – 2/27/2010

Sold in Big Bear 2/20 - 2/27/2010

ML # Price Address Area Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl Sold Price Sold Date
2100015 52,900 637 MERCED BLC 1 1 421 49,000 2/23/10
292582 64,300 862 SAN BERNARDINO SUGA 1 1 408 61,000 2/24/10
2100021 70,240 755 SAN BERNARDINO SUGA 1 1 570 70,555 2/26/10
291633 105,000 514 W BIG BEAR BLVD BBC 1 1.75 1064 60,375 2/23/10
281685 109,000 129 W MOJAVE BLVD BBC 2 1 646 105,000 2/22/10
292308 155,000 515 ELYSIAN BBC 2 1 816 155,000 2/26/10
291010 269,900 1273 BALSAM DRIVE MOON 2 2 1142 250,000 2/25/10
2100132 279,900 42789 REDWOOD FOXF 3 1 1152 283,000 2/23/10
292039 285,000 44333 SISKIYOU LANE MOON 3 1 990 252,500 2/25/10
291313 329,000 41745 COMSTOCK  LANE BLE 4 2 1254 315,000 2/24/10
290794 349,900 1629 E BIG BEAR BLVD. BBC 3 2.5 2385 326,500 2/23/10
282342 550,000 42311 EAGLE RIDGE FOXF 3 2 2500 538,000 2/24/10
2100119 739,900 386 MEADOW CIRCLE BLE 3 3.5 2300 764,000 2/23/10
292574 764,800 323 STARLIGHT FOXF 4 3.5 3458 745,000 2/24/10

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7 of these 14 properties sold (50%) were bank owned. As the stats show above, the average purchase price was within 2.6% of the list price for these homes.

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

Big Bear Bank Owned Fast Facts 2/2010

Total Residential (excluding bank owned) Bank Owned
Current  Inventory (total # of units) 588 54
Pending (in escrow) 71 40
Sold (ytd through 2/27/2010) 65 50
Days on the market 174 56
Price Differential % (list vs. purchase) 100.00% 100.45%
  • Bank Owned Properties make up 8.41% of the total inventory in Big Bear.
  • Bank Owned Properties are 36% of the pending sales
  • Bank Owned Properties are 43.5% of what is selling in Big Bear.
  • Bank Owned Properties sell 3.10 times faster than non bank owned properties in Big Bear.

Real Estate is Local, Big Bear is a unique market!

I can show you any home for sale in Big Bear.

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Steve Hirschler

Associate, The Tim Wood Group

Coldwell Banker Mountain Gallery

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

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February 27, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Market, Big Bear Real Estate, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Sold in Big Bear | , , , | Leave a comment

Deed Recording Information for the Big Bear Area

Deed Recording Information for the Big Bear Area


This is the 10 year deed recording information for the Big Bear Area. The inventory of active listings in the Big Bear Area is now at 641, which is 30% lower than the number of active listings in February 2009 (917). This is just about a 8 month supply based upon 2009 deed recordings. We currently have 110 pending escrows and 114 sold YTD 2010 (Big Bear MLS). Out of the 114 sold, 62 of those (54%) were either bank owned or short sale and 52 resale or new.

Steve Hirschler

Associate, The Tim Wood Group

Coldwell Banker Mountain Gallery

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

http://www.stevesellsbigbear.com

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February 26, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Real Estate, Big Bear Real Estate Market | , , | Leave a comment

6 New Bank Owned Deals in Big Bear

ML # Price Address Area Subarea Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl TaxID
2100271 50,000 609 MAPLE SUGA GSUG 1 1 629 2350-624-12-0000
2100241 59,900 565 LAKEWOOD BLW GBLW 1 1 360 0308-042-04-0000
2100247 94,900 2053 2ND ERWL SLN 2 1 664 0315-084-31-0000
2100264 102,900 42697 LA CERENA MOON LWMR 1 1.75 642 2328-481-16-0000
2100240 144,500 710 MARIN RD BLC GBLC 4 2 1394 0309-232-13-0000
2100238 159,500 912 SIERRA BBC GBBC 3 2 1215 0313-106-08-0000

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As of this morning, we have 50 bank owned  homes (REO’s) on the market, that’s only 7.8% of the 637 active listings. Please call or email if you want to purchase a bank owned home in Big Bear, I will get you the best deal.

I can show you any home for sale in Big Bear.

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Steve Hirschler

Associate, The Tim Wood Group

Coldwell Banker Mountain Gallery

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

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February 21, 2010 Posted by | Bank owned in Big Bear, Big Bear Real Estate, Homes for Sale in Big Bear | , , | Leave a comment

Castle Glen, Fox Farm Area of Big Bear

Updated 4/18/2010

One of the nicest areas in Big Bear Lake is Castle Glen. There are 21 homes that are available currently. Prices and interest rates are down.  Sellers are motivated.

Current Active Listings in Castle Glen Area

ML # Price Address Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl
2100646 575,000 42851 TIMBERLINE 3 2 1980
2100134 699,000 389 GLENWOOD DR 3 2 2135
292585 799,000 354 GLENWOOD 4 3.5 3018
2100065 850,000 400 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 4 3.5 3366
2100260 879,000 42714 TIMBERLINE 4 4.5 3053
2100628 899,000 42348 EAGLE RIDGE DRIVE 4 2.5 3256
2100282 899,000 42756 TIMBERLINE TRAIL 4 3 3694
290854 899,000 388 SUNRISE 5 3 2512
2100573 925,000 42399 GOLDEN OAK 4 2.5 3572
292234 949,000 447 WINDSONG PL 4 3.5 3300
292307 1,099,000 42530 PEGASUS WAY 4 2.5 3177
2100028 1,150,000 42685 EDGEHILL PLACE 4 4.5 4200
292452 1,150,000 42669 TIMBERLINE TRAIL 4 4.5 4042
292562 1,325,000 371 STARLIGHT 6 4.5 5700
292387 1,395,000 488 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 4 3 2977
270743 1,499,000 42402 GOLDEN OAK 4 4.5 4850
291994 1,599,000 383 SPRINGHILL PLACE 5 3.5 3500
2100405 1,899,000 373 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 5 7 5900
282165 1,999,500 438 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 4 3.5 4500
291295 2,245,000 426 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 4 4.5 4200
290835 6,600,000 42500 PEGASUS WAY 5 6 6500

Pending Escrows in Castle Glen

St ML # Price Address Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl
AC 2100198 474,900 361 FALLEN LEAF ROAD 3 2 2138
AC 2100183 499,900 384 STARLIGHT CIRCLE 3 2 1875
U 290750 600,000 365 FAWN TRAIL 4 3.5 3225
U 2100212 604,800 402 GLENWOOD 4 3 3819
U 290824 675,000 42384 EAGLE RIDGE DR 4 3.5 3700
AC 291233 799,900 42359 GOLDEN OAK RD. 4 3.5 4028

Sold YTD in Castle Glen

ML # Price Address Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl Sold Price Sold Date
282342 550,000 42311 EAGLE RIDGE 3 2 2500 538,000 2/24/10
292574 764,800 323 STARLIGHT 4 3.5 3458 745,000 2/24/10
292025 1,250,000 222 ORION 4 5 4300 1,250,000 3/4/10

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I can show you any home for sale in Big Bear.

Steve Hirschler

Associate, The Tim Wood Group

Coldwell Banker Mountain Gallery

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

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February 21, 2010 Posted by | big bear, Big Bear Real Estate, Big Bear Real Estate Market, Castle Glen | , , | Leave a comment

Sold in Big Bear this Week 2/21/2010

ML # Price Address Area Bd Baths SF Apx Ttl Sold Price Sold Date
291670 57,000 44416 VALLEY VIEW LN. SUGA 2 1 738 50,000 2/17/10
292460 109,900 2135 2ND ERWL 2 2 1040 106,500 2/16/10
2100040 138,000 798 ORIOLE BLC 4 3.5 1728 146,100 2/19/10
292567 144,800 612 BOOTH BBC 3 2 1200 155,000 2/19/10
292404 209,900 2308 STATE LANE ERWL 4 2 1680 193,000 2/19/10
2100066 269,900 782 MOUNTAIN SKY DRIVE BLE 3 1.75 1186 270,000 2/19/10
2100007 299,900 819 SILVERTIP MOON 3 2 1266 279,000 2/16/10
292198 499,900 943 D LANE ERWL 6 4 4486 459,500 2/16/10
2100030 699,900 1056 WILDERNESS DRIVE ERWL 3 3 2671 693,000 2/19/10
282772 999,900 38817 WATERVIEW DR. BLW 4 4 3095 1,000,000 2/19/10

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  • 3 of these homes were bank owned 30%
  • 7 of these homes were traditional sellers 70%
  • None of these homes were short sales

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Associate, The Tim Wood Group
Coldwell Banker
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Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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February 21, 2010 Posted by | Big Bear Real Estate, Sold in Big Bear | | Leave a comment

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February 16, 2010 Posted by | Cool Stuff | Leave a comment

Price per Square Foot Sold in Big Bear 2009

Moonridge Sold 2009

Fox Farm Sold 2009

Big Bear Lake Sold 2009 / *Does not included Lake Front

Whispering Forest Sold 2009

Lake Williams Sold 2009

Fawnskin Sold 2009 / *Does not include Lake Front

Big Bear City Sold 2009

Sugarloaf Sold 2009

Baldwin Lake Sold 2009

Erwin Lake Sold 2009

Lakefront Homes Sold 2009

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

Sold in Big Bear 2/7/2010 – 2/14/2010

Sold in Big Bear 2/7 - 2/14

Sold Stats 2/7/2010 - 2/14/2010

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5 of these 10 properties sold (50%) were bank owned. As the stats show above, the average purchase price was within 5% of the list price for these homes.

The neighborhood / area breakdown for these homes is:

Sugarloaf – 2 sold – 595 Vista, 586 Spruce

Big Bear City – 1 sold – 816 W Aeroplane

Big Bear Lake – 3 sold – 791 Rayo, 575 Vail, 40042 Trail of the Whispering Pines

Baldwin Lake – 1 sold – 46784 Pioneer Town Trail

Fox Farm – 1 sold – 110 Johnny Way

Moonridge  – 1 sold – 43827 Yosemite

Fawnskin – 1 sold – 1277 Bruin Trail

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