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Big Bear Bank Owned Home's Tour - 05/29/08 04:50 PM
Hi Everybody, I just wanted to tell everybody who read's my blog and is interested in Big Bear real estate that we are going to be planning a great opportunity to view the best bank owned properties in Big Bear. We are still in the planning stages at the moment, but we are trying to put together a tour of Big Bear Bank Owned Homes. Depending on the amount of interest and reservations, we may even rent a bus to accomodate everybody. We want to get our most knowledgable agents as guides and show prospective buyers the best deals available today. We (6 comments)
Originally posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com This is a bank owned property I just closed escrow on this Friday. This home had suffered around 80k in fire damage last year. I did the comps and determined that this home would probably sell between 480k and 520k, if it was rehabbed. The home was priced at $229,000. My client started out at $200k with no contingencies, a 10 day escrow, and all cash. It turns out several other buyers liked it as well. The bank countered back with best and final on all offers. I told my client if he really wanted this (4 comments)
Big Bear Bank Owned Homes And Bad Agents - 05/19/08 02:48 PM
Originally Posted At www.bigbearilluminated.com I just wanted to rant a little bit about something that happened to me this weekend, and since this is my blog and I can do as I please, here goes:) I was out showing bank owned Big Bear homes to a very nice couple on Saturday. Since they were walk-in's and already had a list of homes they wanted to see, I didn't have time to plan out our excursion. Given time, I can usually call ahead and be ready with all codes etc. There are many bank owned properties up here that are listed by off (8 comments)
Big Bear Bank Owned Bargain - 05/15/08 03:28 PM
Originally posted at www.bigbearilluminated.com We just listed this bank owned property located in Erwin Lake. This manufactured home is a great buy at only $145,000. It is almost 1,000 square feet and looks like it is brand new. The paint looks fresh and the carpets have been recently cleaned. It even has washer and dryer hookups. Don't let this one pass you by. It would be perfect for both a vacation cabin or full time living. Call or email me today for an appointment to take a look at this great deal.
Crazy Realtors - 05/11/08 04:20 PM
Something funny happened over this last weekend and I thought I would share it with you. I was sitting at my desk, when I noticed a couple walking towards the door. Since I was on the up schedule, I naturally paid attention as they walked up to the receptionist. Since they were very well dressed, and had driven up in a nice car, I was hopeful they could turn out to be a good walk-in. Within moments, it became apparent how far off I really was. The woman started explaining to our receptionist how she was a broker from another area (26 comments)
Big Bear Market Update - 05/08/08 02:22 PM
Just a quick snapshot of what is happening in the Big Bear Market. There are 1154 residential listings on our MLS. There are 122 residential properties in escrow. Year to date, there have been 172 sales. Of the 1154 listings, 47 are either bank owned or short sales. (0 comments)
This bank owned home was just listed by Keller Williams a little bit ago. It is located in Big Bear City in a heavily treed lot, on a quiet street. At 1,310 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The yard is a roomy 5,000 square feet and is fenced in the back. Overall, it is in good condition with only a little work needed to transform it into a perfect vacation cabin or full time home. This home last sold for $300,000 in 2005. It was upgraded with new paint and flooring before it went into (1 comments)
Unfinished Homes? Be Careful. - 05/01/08 03:10 PM
Originally Posted At: http://www.bigbearilluminated.com/ I just wanted to relate something that happened to me last week in the hopes that it can be helpful to somebody else. With the large inventory we have at the current time, it can be difficult to sell a home. Lately, we have been seeing an increase in homes that are in an unfinished state and available for purchase. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but usually because a builder extended himself too thin and didn't have the funds to complete the project. In many cases, the homes get foreclosed on and go onto the (12 comments)
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