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YTD Statistics for Big Bear Real Estate – 9/1/14

These are the statistics (and my opinions) of the year to date sales of single family residential homes in Big Bear area. Units sold 2014 vs 2013 <23%> (indicates sellers reaching on list price using active listings as comps, and pent up demand from sellers that have been waiting for prices to come up.) Average […]

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Boulder Bay Video

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Big Bear Real Estate Fast Facts 8/1/2014

Current active residential inventory 710 7.88 months supply based upon 90 closed sales in the past 30 days. 114 pending (in escrow) and 36 back up status = 150 71 days average on the market for the 90 homes sold. 94% price differential list price / sold price $195 per square foot average valley wide. […]

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July’s This Month in Real Estate / 2014

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Analyzing the current Big Bear Real Estate Market

  Units sold are down from 92 in 2013 to 76 in 2014 = <17% decrease> Average price sold valley wide increased from $233,388 in 2013 to $255,451 in 2014 = 9.45% increase. Average price per foot sold went from $152 to $181 = 19% increase in sold price per foot. Days on the market […]

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60 Homes Sold in Big Bear / March 2014

 60 Units sold in March 2014 vs. 95 in March 2013, a decrease of 36.8% in units. YTD units sold through 3/31.   2014 / 208 vs. 2013 / 253, a decrease of 17.8% units.  YTD average days on the market  2014 / 108 days  vs 2013 / 113 days, no significant change. Inventory in March […]

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Big Bear Real Estate Statistics / 67 Homes Sold February 2014

Average price sold went from $254k to $263k an 3.5% increase Units sales are down 10.6% for February of 2014 vs. 2013 Average price per square foot sold is up 14.4% List price to sold price has increased from 97% to 98%. Average days on the market have increased from 98 to 120. Inventory is […]

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Big Bear Area Fast Facts / 77 units Sold January 2014

Average price sold went from $216k to $241k an 11.5% increase Units sales are down 11.5% for the first month of 2014 vs. 2013 Average price per square foot sold is up 14.3% List price to sold price has held steady at 96-97%. Average days on the market have decreased from 121 to 117 Inventory […]

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Utility Contact information for the Big Bear Area

The utility services available to Big Bear homeowners vary depending on the location of the property. For instance, some areas in Big Bear have mail delivery and trash pick-up while other areas require you to pick up your mail at the local post office and haul out your trash to a disposal area or the […]

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Californians Who Short Sell Won’t Face State Tax Penalty

George Runner announced 12/4/13 that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale. In a written response sent to Runner today, FTB Chief Counsel Jozel Brunett states, “Since California conforms to the relevant […]

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