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Tax Credit Extension Passes; Senate OKs Flood Bill

July 2nd, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

After a close brush with a deadline that could have impacted tens of thousands of home buyers, the U.S. Congress last night passed an extension of the Home buyer Tax Credit closing deadline. The extension is included in the Home Buyer Assistance and Improvement Act (H.R. 5623) and will prevent as many as 180,000 home […]

May 2010 California Foreclosure Report

June 19th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Vesting Descriptions for California Properties

June 18th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Home Buyer Tax Credit Extension

June 17th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

NAR Commends Senators for Offering Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension, Urges Senate and House to Quickly Pass Legislation Washington, June 11, 2010 The National Association of Realtors® today expressed thanks on behalf of America’s homebuyers to three Senators for introducing a measure to extend the present home-buyer tax credit closing deadline to Sept. 30. They are […]

Big Bear Real Estate Lender and Escrow Services That I Recommend.

May 25th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Eagle Summit Escrow, Inc. Teri Brisson and Gina Olvera 42153 Big Bear Blvd. / P.O. Box 1701 Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909)866-3403 (909)866-5249 FAX and Colleen Ower Home Mortgage Consultant Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 42621 Moonridge Road, PO BOX 3649 Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 584-1218 Tel (951) 203-4621 Cell (866)358-7161 Efax colleen.e.ower@wellsfargo.com […]

Fannie Mae extends seller assistance program

May 13th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Fannie Mae recently announced it is extending its seller assistance incentive on all Fannie Mae-owned HomePath properties. Buyers will receive 3.5 percent of the final sales price, to be used toward closing cost assistance or their choice of selected appliances. The offer is available to any owner-occupant who closes on the purchase of a property […]

CALIFORNIA’S TAX CREDIT MONIES MAY GO FAST

April 15th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

The $100 million allocated for California’s first-time homebuyer tax credits may be depleted in about 10 to 20 days or sooner, according to C.A.R.’s Economics team.  California’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) plans to begin accepting applications on May 1, 2010 for tax credits up to $10,000 for first-time homebuyers and for homes that have never […]

$18,000 IN COMBINED HOMEBUYER TAX CREDITS FOR A LIMITED TIME

March 31st, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Californians have a brief window of opportunity to receive up to $18,000 in combined federal and state homebuyer tax credits.  To take advantage of both tax credits, a first-time homebuyer must enter into a purchase contract for a principal residence before May 1, 2010, and close escrow between May 1, 2010 and June 30, 2010, […]

Are You Ready to Buy a Cabin in Big Bear?

March 28th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Most buyer’s start their search online before they contact a realtor. This gives the buyer a feel for the market, but not always a true picture. After you have done some research online, you should contact a lender to determine the current mortgage rates, what you will qualify for, and a price range that will […]

California Passes Home Buyer Tax Credit AB183

March 25th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

AB 183 will provide $200 million for home buyer tax credits, allocating $100 million for qualified first-time home buyers of existing homes and $100 million for purchasers of new, or previously unoccupied, homes. The eligible taxpayer who purchases a qualified personal residence on and after May 1, 2010, and on or before Dec. 31, 2010, […]

NONREFUNDABLE DEPOSIT DEEMED INVALID

February 12th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Brought to you by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® An agreement for a “nonrefundable” escrow deposit is invalid and unenforceable, according to the recent California case of Kuish v. Smith (2010 WL 373225).  This case serves as a good reminder for REALTORS® that inserting a “nonrefundable deposit” provision into a real property purchase contract may be […]

Market Condition Report for the Big Bear Area January 2010

February 1st, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Bank Owned Lake Front Home /386 Meadow Circle, Big Bear Lake

January 28th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Listed at only $739,900 Click Here for the details This home sold for $1,500,000 in 2006! Built in 1997 this 2300 square foot, 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home with views of Snow Summit and Big Bear Lake is a real catch! This beautiful lake front home is located in the Eagles Knoll gated community. This […]

Price Per Square Foot Sold in Big Bear by Area 2009

January 28th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Big Bear Lake West $266.17 Big Bear Lake Central $201.66 Big Bear Lake East $233.53 Fox Farm $197.19 Castle Glenn $214.06 Moonridge $199.68 Fawnskin $223.99 Whispering Forest $156.17 Big Bear City $142.09 Sugarloaf $131.72 Erwin Lake $125.10 Meadowbrook Estates $215.74 Lake Williams $107.01 Baldwin Lake $118.81 These average price per square foot sold numbers were […]

Fast Facts and California’s Unsold Inventory

January 24th, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Quick Facts: · Existing, single-family home sales increased 4 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of 558,320 units on an annualized basis. · The statewide median price of an existing single-family home increased 0.8 percent in December to $306,820, compared with November 2009. · C.A.R.’s Unsold Inventory Index fell to 3.8 months in […]

Market Condition Report Big Bear Area 12/2009

January 1st, 2010 by Steve Hirschler

Higher Mortgage Rates or Changes in Prices: The Great Trade-Off

December 3rd, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

At the current statewide median price of $297,500 for October and mortgage rates in the five percent range, how will higher mortgage rates affect your monthly payment? What about price fluctuations? How will this trade-off impact buyer’s affordability? In the last several months, the median home price has hovered just below $300,000. For the purpose […]

Affordability at Historic Highs in 2009

December 3rd, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

By: Sara Sutachan, Senior Research Analyst & Oscar Wei, Senior Research Analyst Seasonally adjusted and annualized sales in the third quarter of 2009 increased to 537,690 units, up 1.7 percent from the previous quarter sales figure of 528,580 homes and up 7.7 percent from the year ago figure of 499,110 units. The size of the […]

California Real Estate Fast Facts

December 3rd, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

Fast Facts Calif. median home price – October 09: $297,500 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. highest median home price by C.A.R. region October 09: Santa Barbara So. Coast $970,000 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. lowest median home price by C.A.R. region October 09: High Desert $118,580 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. First-time Buyer Affordability Index – Third Quarter 2009: 64 percent […]

Market Condition Report for the Big Bear Area 11/15/2009

November 18th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

Please call me if you would like to discuss the Real Estate Market here in the Big Bear Area. I can show you any home for sale in Big Bear. Search the Big Bear MLS (Multiple Listing Service) Search the Southern California MLS  (Multiple Listing Service) Steve Hirschler Associate, The Tim Wood Group Coldwell Banker Mountain […]

Big Bear Real Estate Fast Facts 10/25/2009

October 25th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

Current Residential Inventory Available 766 Last years inventory 10/2008 – 1078 Inventory is down 29% from last year   Residential Sales closed in the past 30 days – 78 Homes sold October 2008 – 73 Number of year to date closed residential sales – 681 Number of year to date closed residential sales 561 for […]

Select Your Big Bear Real Estate Agent Carefully.

September 14th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

Selecting your Real Estate agent is important. Many times buyers and sellers in Big Bear make the mistake of selecting an out of the area agent that is not geographically competent in the Big Bear area. These agents often don’t know how to find Big Bear, so finding you a home may be very challenging. […]

30 Year Mortgage Rate Chart

August 21st, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

As you can see, rates are at historic lows. Call Martha McKinley to get pre-qualified for your next purchase. 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 Follow […]

Home Sales Prices for San Bernardino County, June 2009

August 5th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

I can show you any home for sale in Big Bear. Search the Big Bear MLS (Multiple Listing Service) Search the Southern California MLS  (Multiple Listing Service) 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 […]

Year to Date Price Per Square Foot For Homes Sold in the Big Bear Area

July 11th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

When you start your search for a second home in Big Bear you should spend some time looking at the different locations. Location drives land value and that is why the same house is worth more or less in different areas. Lakefront homes for example have higher land values. The current land value combined with […]

Fast Facts from California Association of Realtors

July 4th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

Calif. median home price – May 09: $267,570 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. Highest median home price by C.A.R. region April 09: Santa Barbara So. Coast $875,000 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. lowest median home price by C.A.R. region April 09: High Desert $106,210 (Source: C.A.R.) Calif. First-time Buyer Affordability Index – First Quarter 2009: 69 percent (Source: C.A.R.) […]

Market Condition Report for Big Bear Area June 2009

July 3rd, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

*Report Courtesy of Chicago Title

Great Cabin in Big Bear that Won’t Empty Your Pocket Book!

July 1st, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

1032 Robinhood is a great cabin, built in 1932. Just needs your touches!

8 New Bank Owned Homes in Big Bear, 6/27/2009

June 27th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

As of this morning, we have 42 bank owned  homes (REO’s) on the market, that’s only 4.59% of the 915 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. Search the Big […]

Home Sales Prices for San Bernardino County April 2009

June 13th, 2009 by Steve Hirschler

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 Follow me on Twitter Subscribe to “Ask an Expert, Big Bear Real Estate Blog”

Big Bear Lake Real Estate

39756 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 13500 sq ft
  • $1,999,999

42165 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 270072 sq ft
  • $4,340,000

149 Sandalwood

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 133580 sq ft
  • $990,000

154 Sandalwood Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 117700 sq ft
  • $1,275,000

170 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 124538 sq ft
  • $1,175,000

100 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 24480 sq ft
  • $371,250

160 Business Center Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 30187 sq ft
  • $393,750

0 Fox Farm

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 198384 sq ft
  • $800,000

1279 Pigeon

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 16815 sq ft
  • $119,900

40535 Quail Run

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 10043 sq ft
  • $189,500

591 Cienega Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2736 sq ft
  • $599,000

39372 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 14200 sq ft
  • $3,200,000

0 Talmadge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $109,900

0 Wren Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $299,000

848 Jeffries Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12841 sq ft
  • $3,299,000

Sugarloaf Real Estate

575 Wabash Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1998 sq ft
  • $499,500

0 Santa Barbara Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $279,000

322 Victoria Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1152 sq ft
  • $174,900

521 Inyo Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2412 sq ft
  • $399,900

378 Holmes Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 520 sq ft
  • $150,000

751 Holmes Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 768 sq ft
  • $179,000

150 Los Angeles Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1086 sq ft
  • $189,900

253 Santa Barbara Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1140 sq ft
  • $199,900

431 Maple Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1684 sq ft
  • $249,900

260 Pine Lane

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 504 sq ft
  • $179,900

561 San Bernardino Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1567 sq ft
  • $259,000

576 Imperial Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1080 sq ft
  • $210,000

413 Los Angeles Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 990 sq ft
  • $200,000

248 San Bernardino

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 932 sq ft
  • $189,900

765 Orange Avenue

Sugarloaf, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1254 sq ft
  • $279,900

Big Bear City Real Estate

615 Kean

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 871200 sq ft
  • $499,900

0 Pine Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 658000 sq ft
  • $1,500,000

0 Monte Vista

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 25000 sq ft
  • $69,900

0 Monte Vista

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 31200 sq ft
  • $74,900

300 West Sugarloaf

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3485 sq ft
  • $17,000

46269 PELICAN DR.

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $16,600

1545 Malabar Way

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $79,000

2449 State Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $164,900

0 Boron

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $9,900

2783 Erwin Ranch Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $250,000

693 Villa Grove Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $79,900

0 Baldwin Lake

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $17,000

601 East Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $3,999,900

933 East Fairway Boulevard

Big Bear City, CA

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

1347 Spruce

Big Bear City, CA

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6491 sq ft
  • $999,999

Fawnskin Real Estate

1280 Ridge Road

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 10599 sq ft
  • $79,900

1275 Fawnskin

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 42400 sq ft
  • $89,000

40751 North Shore Lane #29

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2800 sq ft
  • $135,000

40751 North Shore Lane #54

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3257 sq ft
  • $125,000

0 Canyon

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 5700 sq ft
  • $31,000

40751 North Shore Lane #41

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $165,000

40751 North Shore Lane #170

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 3485 sq ft
  • $139,000

40751 North Shore Lane #62

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $115,000

1125 Fawnskin Drive

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $89,999

40751 North Shore Lane #168

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $139,900

40751 North Shore Lane #79

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $425,000

40751 North Shore Lane #136

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $220,000

40751 North Shore Lane #45

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $129,000

40751 North Shore Lane #21

Fawnskin, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $125,000

Moonridge Real Estate

1279 Pigeon

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 16815 sq ft
  • $119,900

693 Villa Grove Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $79,900

980 Butte

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $39,900

1593 Angels Camp Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2300 sq ft
  • $655,000

1203 South Minton Avenue

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $129,000

42656 Moonridge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1024 sq ft
  • $329,900

42646 Moonridge

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1797 sq ft
  • $798,000

43561 Bow Canyon Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3500 sq ft
  • $729,000

42860 Cougar Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $175,000

700 Elm Street

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1656 sq ft
  • $374,900

1623 Tuolumne Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2934 sq ft
  • $849,000

0 Shasta

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $69,000

42718 MOONRIDGE ROAD

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 4200 sq ft
  • $500

43451 Sheephorn Road

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 6 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3600 sq ft
  • $899,900

43093 Bear Creek Court, Unit 32

Big Bear Lake, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1450 sq ft
  • $325,000

Erwin Lake Real Estate

2449 State Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $164,900

2783 Erwin Ranch Road

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $250,000

1530 Alderwood Court

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3312 sq ft
  • $929,900

0 Pine Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $48,000

0 Pinon Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $34,000

0 West

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $65,000

2157 7th Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 416 sq ft
  • $124,500

864 E Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1860 sq ft
  • $429,000

2805 Cedar Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 sq ft
  • $225,000

1052 Heritage Trail

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3451 sq ft
  • $1,069,900

1046 Heritage Trail

Big Bear City, CA

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3884 sq ft
  • $1,079,000

664 Cedar Glen Drive

Big Bear City, CA

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4780 sq ft
  • $1,595,000

1968 Shady Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4017 sq ft
  • $1,349,900

725 Willow Lane

Big Bear City, CA

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2579 sq ft
  • $385,000