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January 2017 Big Bear “Sold” and “Pending/Back-up” Properties/NEW SEARCH FORMAT

January officially went down as the snowiest January on record up here (surpassing the previous record in 1979) and the record snow has brought record crowds.  That’s not great news for traffic, but it’s fantastic news for vacation rentals, the … Continue reading

December 2016 Big Bear Real Estate Stats/New MLS

We made it through another holiday weekend and, so far, it’s been the busiest winter season we can remember up here!  Between the changes made by Mammoth and the great snowfall we’ve gotten so far (not to mention the additional … Continue reading

November 2016 Big Bear Stats/What’s Up for Christmas Weekend

Hi folks! We got a little fresh snow this weekend and the resorts are already packed!  As always happens at this time of year, the number of sales increases around the ski resorts and drops off closer to the Lake.  … Continue reading

September 2016 Big Bear Real Estate Stats/What’s Up for Halloween Weekend

Here are last month’s stats for Big Bear real estate in terms of single-family residences (cabins and homes).  As normally happens in the fall, attention starts turning toward the areas around the slopes (Summit Estates and Moonridge), so it’s a … Continue reading

September 2016 Big Bear “Sold” and “Pending/Back-up” Properties

Here are last month’s lists of “sold” and “pending/back-up” properties for the month of September. Sales remained strong through September and the number of new listings is balanced out by sales, so the inventory remains about the same as last … Continue reading

August 2016 Big Bear Real Estate Statistics/What’s Up this weekend

As temperatures start to cool, the inventory has fallen to 551 Single family residences already.  That’s about a 10% drop from the peak a month ago. That makes this the last chance of the year to buy a property while … Continue reading

August 2016 Big Bear “Sold” and “Pending/Back-up” Lists/What’s up for Labor Day Weekend

Hi folks! As we head into the unofficial “last weekend of summer”, the Big Bear real estate market has been extremely active and we have already seen our inventory start to drop.  As of this morning, we are down below … Continue reading

July 2016 Big Bear “Sold” and “Pending/Back-up” Properties Lists

Here are last month’s lists of “sold” and “pending/back-up” Big Bear real estate.  The number of sales and escrows remained strong from the previous month and inventory seems to have more or less reached it’s peak for the year at … Continue reading

June 2016 Big Bear Real Estate Stats/What’s Up at 7000ft

It’s been such a busy month that I didn’t have a chance to send out the “sold and pending email”, so I’m combining it with the stats on this one.  As you can see, sales and sales prices remained strong, … Continue reading

May 2016 Big Bear Real Estate Stats/Happy 4th of July!!

Below are last month’s statistics for single-family homes sold in the Big Bear area.  As you can see, the average $/sqft was up again pretty much across the board.  This would be even more so, if you were to include … Continue reading