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Big Bear Real Estate Blog – Prices & Inventory on the Rise in Big Bear

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February 2014 Market Update: Hello and thanks for checking in with us on the Big Bear real estate market.  Winter in Big Bear this year was underwhelming, to say the least. And although the ski resorts and vacation rentals were disappointed with the lack of snow, the good weather actually helped keep the Big Bear real estate market moving right along through the cold months and should continue to help as we head into the Spring. Normally, spring in Big Bear brings lots of l...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog – 2014 Off to a Sound Start

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January 2014 Market Update: 2014 is well underway, so let's take a look at how the Big Bear real estate market has started off the New Year and what that indicates regarding what to expect going forward. The lack of snow, although not great for the ski slopes, has actually helped the Big Bear real estate market. Interested buyers can easily make the drive up to look at properties and tend to feel more confident about offering on real estate when they can actually see the ro...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Market Rising in Fall?

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November 2013 Market Update: Thanks for checking in with us on the  Big Bear real estate market. With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving fast approaching, let’s take a look at what occurred in October and what that says about how 2013 might end up. October Traded Sideways If, like me, you were looking for October to shed some light on the overall direction of the market for the fourth quarter, you will need to stay tuned, as October did not provide too much insight.&n...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: 2013, Year-In-Review

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January 2014 Market Update: Looking at 2013 Year-In-Review. Hello and thanks for checking in with us regarding the state-of-affairs in the Big Bear real estate market. We diligently track and analyze Big Bear’s unique real estate market and our aim is to make this your one-stop-shop for all the latest Big Bear real estate information. Should the urge to buy or need to sell arise, we most certainly look forward, and are very able, to help you obtain a great result. 2013 ...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Happy Holidays from Big Bear!

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December 2013 Market Update:  As 2013 winds down, we hope you are set to enjoy a wonderful holiday season. Let’s get caught up on what has been happening in the Big Bear Real Estate market, shall we? We will be doing a comprehensive market ‘year-in-review’ in January for you as well… so stay tuned for that. Prices in the Big Bear real estate market continue to rise: November 2013 saw a 14% increase in average residential sales price from November of 2012...

Big Bear Real Estate - Has the real estate market in Big Bear slowed down?

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March 2010 Update: Although spring will officially arrive later this month it still feels very much like winter here in Big Bear. We have had a tremendous amount of snow this season and the inclement weather has indeed had an effect on the ability of many would-be buyers to get up the mountain in order to take a look at real estate here in Big Bear. But has this slowed down the Big Bear real estate market? Let’s take a look. There are currently 622 active residential listings ...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Market Metrics Positive

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October 2013 Market Update: The change of seasons is in full swing here in Big Bear. With a fresh few inches of snow on the ground this morning and Halloween fast approaching, fall is in effect and winter doesn't feel far off. Prior to reviewing the numbers for October, I thought I would shed some light on a number we use often in describing the Big Bear real estate market – Absorption Rate – and what this number represents. Absorption Rate: The Speed of the Market Simply put, t...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Ready to Appreciate?

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September 2013 Market Update: With the last few weeks of the 3rd quarter upon us, let’s check in on the how the Big Bear real estate market has fared over the summer. A Solid Increase in Average Price Big Bear Homes: Average Sales PriceAugust 2013 August 2013, as compared to August 2012, saw a solid 8% increase in average price. This was certainly an encouraging outcome as the market was looking for direction after somewhat underwhelming results in June and July (in w...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Market Cooling Off?

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August 2013 Market Update: As we head into the last weeks of summer here in Big Bear, the nights have definitely been getting cooler, but has the Big Bear real estate market been cooling off as well? Thanks for checking in with us on the state of the real estate market in Big Bear. We are happy to help and always look forward to hearing from you, so do let us know if you have any questions on the market or are interested in buying or selling real estate here in Big Bear. The overall ...

Big Bear Real Estate Blog: Rebound in Town

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July 2013 Market Update:  Thanks for checking in with us on the Big Bear real estate market – Lots to cover, so let’s dive right in: The real estate market in Big Bear showed significant progress in the first half of 2013. The recovery we have been tracking has solidified. The rebound in number of sales persists and price appreciation is underway. As compared to the first half of 2012, this year (January - June) saw a solid 17.8% increase in the number of residential sales. Interestin...