Big Bear Real Estate Search Keller Williams DRE # 01703081
Steve Hirschler
909 725-5889909 725-5889

Sellers respond better to actions than words.

Sellers respond better to actions than words.

Recently I have had lots of calls on my listings from agents representing buyers interested in knowing if we get any offers. I have even had my own buyers tell me to let them know if we get an offer on a home that they are interested in.

I want to remind everyone of a rule that applies to many things in life, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.

Real Estate is a contract type of business. Real Estate negotiations are similar to a chess game.  Each player takes their turn and makes a completed move before the other continues. The game doesn’t really begin until someone writes a contract.

Asking a listing agent or even your buyer’s agent to let you know if the home gets any offers is a bad plan. This will most likely result in a higher price for you the buyer and could potentially cost a seller a real buyer.

If an agent calls me to see if we have any offers on a property I will respond with an honest answer of the status. Once I have a buyer present a reasonable offer I will likely try to close that deal with the buyer that means business. I don’t think it is always in the sellers best interest to shop the offer and risk loosing the buyer that we have by trying to bring additional buyers that were not motivated enough to write an offer without the presence of a competing offer.

Are there exceptions? Absolutely! If the offer that is presented is low or unreasonable to the seller, then I will definitely try to persuade some competitive offers.

In closing, I would recommend writing an offer on a property that fits your needs and price range while there are no competing offers. I would also recommend writing an offer that reflects a price and terms that are near what you are willing to pay. Putting in low-ball offers will often result in additional competing offers and less opportunity to actually purchase the home.

I will often ask a buyer “ Do you want to write an offer, or buy a home?”

Steve Hirschler (909) 725-5889

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Big Bear Lake Real Estate

42165 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 270,072 sq ft
  • 270,072 lot
  • $4,340,000

149 Sandalwood

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 133,580 sq ft
  • 133,580 lot
  • $990,000

154 Sandalwood Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 117,700 sq ft
  • 117,700 lot
  • $1,275,000

170 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 124,538 sq ft
  • 124,538 lot
  • $1,175,000

100 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 24,480 sq ft
  • 24,480 lot
  • $371,250

160 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 30,187 sq ft
  • 30,187 lot
  • $393,750

0 Fox Farm

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 198,384 sq ft
  • 198,384 lot
  • $800,000

40535 Quail Run

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 10,043 sq ft
  • 10,043 lot
  • $189,500

39372 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 14,200 sq ft
  • 130,680 lot
  • $3,200,000

0 Talmadge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 15,525 lot
  • $109,900

0 Wren Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 21,700 lot
  • $299,000

848 Jeffries Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12,841 sq ft
  • 77,120 lot
  • $3,299,000

42384 Eagle Ridge Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,453 sq ft
  • 14,490 lot
  • $999,000

39799 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 17,143 lot
  • $169,900

0 207 CRATER LAKE

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • -- lot
  • $105,000

Sugarloaf Real Estate

575 Wabash Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,998 sq ft
  • 8,265 lot
  • $499,500

0 Santa Barbara Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 61,855 lot
  • $279,000

521 Inyo Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,412 sq ft
  • 7,500 lot
  • $399,900

378 Holmes Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 520 sq ft
  • 5,000 lot
  • $140,000

253 Santa Barbara Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,140 sq ft
  • 2,500 lot
  • $199,900

260 Pine Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 504 sq ft
  • 10,000 lot
  • $169,900

576 Imperial Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,080 sq ft
  • 6,900 lot
  • $210,000

615 Cedar Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 579 sq ft
  • 2,375 lot
  • $138,900

230 Pine Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,116 sq ft
  • 5,890 lot
  • $299,000

616 Maple Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 960 sq ft
  • 5,400 lot
  • $195,000

247 Kern Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 960 sq ft
  • 4,750 lot
  • $199,900

312 Riverside Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 570 sq ft
  • 2,500 lot
  • $143,000

0 Inyo Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 5,000 lot
  • $21,000

426 Imperial Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,181 sq ft
  • 2,500 lot
  • $230,000

346 San Bernardino Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 608 sq ft
  • 2,500 lot
  • $165,000

Big Bear City Real Estate

615 Kean

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 871,200 sq ft
  • 871,200 lot
  • $499,900

0 Pine Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 658,000 sq ft
  • 658,000 lot
  • $1,500,000

0 Monte Vista

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 31,200 sq ft
  • 31,200 lot
  • $74,900

300 West Sugarloaf

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3,485 sq ft
  • 3,485 lot
  • $17,000

46269 PELICAN DR.

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 12,000 lot
  • $16,600

1545 Malabar Way

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 9,432 lot
  • $79,000

2449 State Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 47,400 lot
  • $164,900

2783 Erwin Ranch Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 287,060 lot
  • $250,000

693 Villa Grove Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,200 lot
  • $79,900

0 Baldwin Lake

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,813 lot
  • $17,000

601 East Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 984,019 lot
  • $2,000,000

933 East Fairway Boulevard

Big Bear City, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 936 sq ft
  • 5,000 lot
  • $208,000

1347 Spruce

Big Bear City, CA

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,491 sq ft
  • 130,000 lot
  • $989,999

1112 West Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 946 sq ft
  • 8,000 lot
  • $90,000

0 Monte Vista Drive

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,500 lot
  • $10,000

Fawnskin Real Estate

1280 Ridge Road

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 10,599 sq ft
  • 10,599 lot
  • $79,900

1275 Fawnskin

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 42,400 sq ft
  • 42,400 lot
  • $89,000

40751 North Shore Lane #29

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,800 sq ft
  • 2,800 lot
  • $135,000

40751 North Shore Lane #54

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3,257 sq ft
  • 3,257 lot
  • $125,000

0 Canyon

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 5,700 sq ft
  • 5,700 lot
  • $25,000

40751 North Shore Lane #41

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,331 lot
  • $165,000

40751 North Shore Lane #170

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3,485 sq ft
  • 3,485 lot
  • $139,000

40751 North Shore Lane #62

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,380 lot
  • $115,000

40751 North Shore Lane #168

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 4,018 lot
  • $139,900

40751 North Shore Lane #79

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,880 lot
  • $425,000

40751 North Shore Lane #136

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 3,400 lot
  • $220,000

40751 North Shore Lane #45

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,760 lot
  • $129,000

40751 North North Shore Ln #167

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 3,864 lot
  • $134,900

40751 North Shore Lane #21

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,898 lot
  • $125,000

40751 North Shore #71 Lane

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 2,204 lot
  • $115,000

Moonridge Real Estate

693 Villa Grove Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,200 lot
  • $79,900

980 Butte

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,200 lot
  • $39,900

1593 Angels Camp Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,300 sq ft
  • 25,500 lot
  • $655,000

1203 South Minton Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,370 lot
  • $129,000

42656 Moonridge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,024 sq ft
  • 2,500 lot
  • $329,900

42646 Moonridge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,797 sq ft
  • 5,000 lot
  • $798,000

42860 Cougar Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 15,600 lot
  • $175,000

700 Elm Street

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,656 sq ft
  • 3,600 lot
  • $374,900

1623 Tuolumne Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,934 sq ft
  • 20,000 lot
  • $849,000

0 Shasta

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,068 lot
  • $69,000

1520 Tuolumne

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,659 sq ft
  • 10,613 lot
  • $399,000

42707 Cougar Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,432 sq ft
  • 5,440 lot
  • $339,000

1223 Wolf Creek Court

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 5 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 5,711 sq ft
  • 9,500 lot
  • $1,199,000

42597 Cedar Avenue

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,150 sq ft
  • 5,000 lot
  • $329,000

989 Sahuaro Way

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,482 sq ft
  • 22,280 lot
  • $499,900

Erwin Lake Real Estate

2449 State Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 47,400 lot
  • $164,900

2783 Erwin Ranch Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 287,060 lot
  • $250,000

1530 Alderwood Court

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,312 sq ft
  • 56,628 lot
  • $929,900

0 Pinon Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 7,000 lot
  • $34,000

864 E Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,860 sq ft
  • 22,050 lot
  • $399,000

1052 Heritage Trail

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,451 sq ft
  • 48,787 lot
  • $1,069,900

1046 Heritage Trail

Big Bear City, CA

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3,884 sq ft
  • 66,211 lot
  • $1,079,000

664 Cedar Glen Drive

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,780 sq ft
  • 61,422 lot
  • $1,595,000

1968 Shady Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,017 sq ft
  • 64,468 lot
  • $1,349,900

2818 Erwin Ranch Road Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 261,360 lot
  • $399,000

0 Bramble Bush

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 189,486 lot
  • $119,000

960 Hemlock Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,148 sq ft
  • 4,800 lot
  • $224,500

2092 Shady Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 1 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 992 sq ft
  • 4,000 lot
  • $169,900

2081 7th Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 840 sq ft
  • 7,380 lot
  • $265,000

2054 11th Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • -- sq ft
  • 4,740 lot
  • $23,950