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Mountain Festival & Sale this Labor Day Weekend in Lake Arrowhead CA 92352 - 08/31/09 09:30 AM
Mountain Festival & Sale this Labor Day Weekend in Lake Arrowhead CA 92352 Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian Church "The Cathedral of the Pines" is hosting a mission and budget fund-raiser this coming Labor day Weekend. Friday, September 4th, 2009 9 - 3: Mountain Festival Carnival and Sale begins with the SALE ONLY. Some of the goodies for sale will be a boutique full of handcrafted items, a "Label Lounge" with designer-labeled clothes and accessories and a silent auction where you can bid on antiques and artwork. Plus, loads of books, videos and DVDs will be sold at the "Book Nook". Visitors can go to the "Bargain Basement" where every (4 comments)
Friday Fun, Facts & Stats in Lake Arrowhead California August 28, 2009 - 08/28/09 07:43 PM
Friday Fun, Facts & Stats in Lake Arrowhead California August 28, 2009 FUN: MOUNTAIN BARBECUE, plus much more, for instance check out LAKE ARROWHEAD VILLAGE for the summer concerts. FACTS: Some of Gone With The Wind was filmed in our local mts. (Big Bear). Remember when Scarlett went out to the lumber mill in her wagon and caused a bunch of trouble in Shanty Town? It was filmed right on our mountain.
MARKET STATS * MONTH-TO-DATE ~~~
LAKE ARROWHEAD AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS
(All towns from Crestline to Green Valley Lake, including Lake Fronts) Listings: 880 Prices: (5 comments)
Mountain Community Barbecue, Car & Bike Show in Twin Peaks - 08/27/09 05:31 PM
Mountain Community Barbecue, Car & Bike Show in Twin Peaks TODAY, Saturday, August 28, 2010, our little town of Twin Peaks (CA 92391) will be puttin' on their 57th annual Mountain Communities Barbecue! This really is an old-fashioned, deep pit barbecue which is held at the Rim of the World Masonic Lodge (click on map below)... And it's not your average back yard barbecue. OH, NO. They'll have Iron chef grillers doin' the cookin' and they'll be serving some 700 lbs (!!!) of beef and 400 lbs of whole turkey (that will be slow cooked for hours). Then there's Hillbilly BBQ Sauce, made from (7 comments)
IT'S a GREAT TIME to BUY Real Estate in Lake Arrowhead - 08/26/09 01:52 PM
IT'S a GREAT TIME to BUY Real Estate in Lake Arrowhead No one, and I mean no one, has a crystal ball and can guarantee that our real estate market has done an about face. But I can tell you, from what I see and from new buyers I am getting weekly, that there is a "change in the air." I've seen increased sales, listings are on the market for shorter time periods and we're getting fewer listings. PRICES are fabulous!!! INTEREST RATES are fabulous. California Association of Realtors (CAR) just reported this article from the Sacramento Bee which shows a 12% increase in homes sales in the state (3 comments)
LAKE ARROWHEAD MARKET REPORT 2008 & 2009 The following number of solds were taken from Rim of the World Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for dates January 1, 2008 thru August 26, 2009. Though they are deemed"reliable" they are not "guaranteed.
AVE LP = Aveage Listing Price AVE SP = Average Sold Price DOM = Days on Market
ALL AREAS from Crestline to Green Valley Lake (includ/Lake Arrowhead & Lake Fronts JAN 1 - AUG 26, 2008 SOLDS = 406 AVE LP = $383,950 AVE SP = $361,677 DOM = 140 JAN 1 - AUG 26, 2009 SOLDS = 408 AVE LP = (4 comments)
28458 NORTH SHORE RD, LAKE ARROWHEAD CA 92352 ~ A SHORT STROLL TO TAVERN BAY BEACH CLUB - 08/24/09 10:55 PM
28458 NORTH SHORE RD, LAKE ARROWHEAD ~ A SHORT STROLL TO TAVERN BAY BEACH CLUB (AR contest) This beautiful home at 28458 NORTH SHORE RD is just a short stroll to Tavern Bay Beach Club. The owners have made perfect remodeling choices to their Double A-Frame "cabin" (as the Mrs. calls it), with a completely upgraded kitchen which includes stainless steel appliances, built-in hutch & distressed wooden floors. The four bedrooms, 3.4 bathrooms is over 3,300 sf (per appraisal) and on a roomy 9,000+ sf level lot. Newer plush carpeting throughout, except the bathrooms which are the same rich, dark-stained distressed wooded floors (5 comments)
I've been saying for a month or so, that we're seeing a little change (for the better) in our local market. Fewer listings and more sales. The hottest ticket is the $300,000 and under price range, where we've had more repos, and those repos are getting scooped up by ready and willing buyers. My two cents!
Below are figures reflecting areas from Crestline to Green Valley Lake.
MARKET STATS for August 24, 2009
LAKE ARROWHEAD AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS
(All towns from Crestline to Green Valley Lake, including (4 comments)
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS - 08/22/09 09:50 AM
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS I woke up this summer morning to the smell of rain.... that clean, clear smell. And living in the mountains, you get that clean, clear smell mixed with pine. Like when you're camping in the woods. Love it! So if you're heading up today, be prepared for some sprinkles and perhaps thunderstorms. Check the weather, bring appropriate clothing (nothing really heavy, the temps are mild) and be careful driving the windy road up. Check the weather and come on up for "fresh air" and fun!
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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND IN LAKE ARROWHEAD? August 21, 2009 - 08/21/09 09:44 AM
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND IN LAKE ARROWHEAD? August 21, 2009 Another great weekend ahead in Lake Arrowhead, so come on up, relax and have some fun. Tonight, Friday August 21, 2009: FARMER'S MARKET at The Village (loads of fresh produce!) Also tonight 6:30PM: Summer Concert Series continues with DR. RUTH - CLASSIC ROCK at The Village Saturday August 22, 2009: GO WILD AT WILDHAVEN; Dinner and Auctions to help raise money for this awesome organization who helps saves and rehabilitates wild animals. Saturday August 22, 2009 6:30PM: More music at the Village with CROOKED HEAD ANNIE - ROCK Check the weather (5 comments)
Lake Arrowhead Real Estate Market Report and More - 08/20/09 05:47 PM
Lake Arrowhead Real Estate Market Report and More Our summer has been one of the best in a long time; perfect weather and so many great events happening all the time. And, the Real Estate marekt is picking up. Though it's a slow increase, and prices may continue to drop a tad, it is a wonderful time to buy. We're bumping on the bottom and starting an upward trend (my two-cents). Don't be left behind. Living in "The Woods" where property owners have lake rights (Lake Arrowhead is a private lake), we currently have 398 active listings on Rim of the World Multiple Listing Service (7 comments)
ARROWHEAD GOES WILD at WILDHAVEN - 08/18/09 10:07 AM
ARROWHEAD GOES WILD at WILDHAVEN I'm posting this early in case you're planning your weekend (now). Saturday August 22, 2009, WILDHAVEN will host a Champagne Dinner, have live entertainment and live and silent auctions to help raise money for this wonderful organization. LOCATION. WILDHAVEN is a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary in the San Bernardino Mountains, in Lake Arrowhead's Cedar Glen. The center opened in 1994 and is a not-for-profit organization. Its a wildlife sanctuary, an education and visitor center for endangered and indigenous wild animals. It is known as the "Forever Free Wildlife Care Center." WILDHAVEN moved to its current 35 acre ranch in Cedar Glen in 2000. WILDHAVEN, (6 comments)
LAKE ARROWHEAD HOMES FOR SALE - 08/16/09 09:28 AM
LAKE ARROWHEAD HOMES FOR SALE Lake Arrowhead is a man-made, private lake. In order to have access to the lake for boating, swimming or to belong to the "beach clubs," you need to own property within "The Woods." Click here ARROWHEAD ARCHITECHUAL COMMITTEE to learn more about lake right. Here is a glimpse of our Lake Arrowhead "lake rights" properties currently listed on Rim of The World Multiple Listing Service (MLS). I've broken them down into price ranges. Feel free to ask for a list of homes in you price range. Inside the lined area in the map below; properties with "lake (8 comments)
MOUNTAIN FUN AND MORE - 08/15/09 10:47 AM
MOUNTAIN FUN AND MORE So much is going on this weekend, you won't want to miss it. For instance, the Willow Woods Festival - today, August 15, and tomorrow. I love the Willow Woods area in Sky Forest!!! There's a sewing shop, book store, eateries and so much more. This event starts at 10:00AM and includes music local artists. Also today, from 4:00PM to 8:00PM they Mountain Arts Network with have their monthly series of featured artists. Wine & hors d'oeuvres. (picture compliments of MOUNTAIN ARTS NETWORK )
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LAKE ARROWHEAD'S KAT DELONG has a NEW WEBSITE - 08/14/09 09:04 AM
Ah... I feel like I've been waiting my entire Real Estate career for a "just for me" website. One that has an IDX from my local MLS Board so clients and consumers can search and view what we LOCAL Realtors see on our MLS. It almost took an act of congress, as my local board IS CLOSED to the outside world, but I am a "figure it out" type of gal and finally made it! Woo-hoo! Keep in mind that a few offices/brokers do NOT allow their listings to go on an outside IDX Feed...but never fear, I will forward those on to (7 comments)
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND IN LAKE ARROWHEAD - 08/12/09 09:11 PM
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND IN LAKE ARROWHEAD Here's a mid-week list of the events going on this weekend (and even before) so you can MARK YOUR CALENDAR! THURSDAY August 13, 2009: JAZZ IN BLUE JAY FRIDAY, August 14, 2009: Farmer's Market, every Friday through Sept. 18; 5 pm to 8 pm in Lake Arrowhead Village FRIDAY, August 14, 2009: Summer Concert Series @ Lake Arrowhead Village continues with Playback- 60's, 70's, 80's & BacktraXX- Rock SATURDAY August 15, 2009: 30TH ANNUAL RUN THROUGH THE PINES in Lake Gregory SATURDAY August 15, 2009: 1st Annual Walk Thru the Pines in Lake Gregory SATURDAY, August (8 comments)
LAKE ARROWHEAD REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT - 08/12/09 09:30 AM
LAKE ARROWHEAD REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT Below are figures reflecting areas from Crestline to Green Valley Lake. MARKET STATS * MONTH-TO-DATE ~~~
LAKE ARROWHEAD AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS
(All towns from Crestline to Green Valley Lake, including Lake Fronts) Listings: 878 Prices: $54,900 - $9,950,000 Pendings: 129 Prices: $43,510 - $2,100,000 Solds from: August 1 - to date: 19 Prices: $34,000 - $1,350,000 SOLDS Year-To-Date: 389 Price: $31,900 - $3,250,000 ~~~ ARROWHEAD WOODS (Lake Rights) Listings: 399 Prices: $149,900 - $3,450,000 Pendings: 45 Prices: $147,250 - $2,100,000 Solds from August 1 to date: 4 Price: $269,000 - $879,000 SOLDS Year-To-Date: 146 Price: $119,900 - $1,650,000 ~ ~ ~ (3 comments)
LAKEFRONT HOMES IN LAKE ARROWHEAD - 08/09/09 09:53 AM
LAKEFRONT HOMES IN LAKE ARROWHEAD Lake Arrowhead has such a wonderful variety of lakefront homes on the market for sale right now, and a wide range of prices to meet all budgets. I'm sure if you're looking to purchase, you'll easily find the "perfect" one! Let me tell you a little more about what is available. Below is a list of lakefronts homes for sale and a map that shows docks and areas of lake. PRICE RANGE: $160,000 (one-sixth interest) - $9,500,000 PALISADES/Orchard Bay area: Approx = 8 SHELTER COVE/NORTH SHORE area: Approx = 15 HAMILTAIR/OLD HAMILTAIR/PENINSULA area: Approx = 16 NORTH BAY/MEADOW BAY/RAINBOW (7 comments)
JAZZ IN BLUE JAY - 08/06/09 02:51 PM
JAZZ IN BLUE JAY Don't forget about JAZZ IN BLUE JAY tonight!!! MAP & DIRECTIONS
Also, below is a list of other "Happenings" this weekend in Lake Arrowhead and other mountain towns: CALENDAR OF EVENTS FARMERS MARKET at The Lake Arrowhead Village; FRIDAY Aug 7, 09 Summer Concert Series both FRIDAY and SATURDAY starting at 6:30 The Parade at Mountain Top Days in Running Springs. FRIDAY Mountain Tops Days in Running Springs, SATURDAY Bands playing this weekend: 3 DVO (Friday) & RIO (Saturday
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BUYERS To Do LIST Before the Home Search - 08/04/09 09:55 AM
BUYERS To Do LIST Before the Home Search Regardless is you're a first-time buyer or repeat buyer, there is a hard & fast rule (well, not a rule, but great advise) and that is to meet with a lender and find out HOW MUCH CAN YOU AFFORD. This not only eliminates getting your hopes up for a house you can't afford, but it also saves you tons of time. Time, not spent previewing properties out of "your budget." Many of you don't have a lender. If not, I can give you several names of lenders I've worked with over the years. (5 comments)
LAKE ARROWHEAD HOMES FOR SALE - 08/03/09 08:47 AM
LAKE ARROWHEAD HOMES FOR SALE This Monday morning Market Report will give you an idea of what is listed and the price ranges in Lake Arrowhead and the surrounding areas. There really is a home/cabin/estate that'll fit everyone's budget. Lake Arrowheadw/lake rights = 406: $149,900 - $3,450,000 Lake fronts = 46: $160,000 (1/6 interest) - $9,500,000 Arrowbear = 22: $69,900 - $589,000 Arrowhead Villas = 33: $69,000 - $1,150,000 Cedar Glen = 10: $85,100 - $650,000 Crestline = 152: $65,900 - $1,195,000 Deer Lodge Park = 4: $189,900 - $495,000 Green Valley Lake = 55: $79,900 - $799,000 Running Springs = 94: $63,500 - (6 comments)
LAKE GREGORY - 08/01/09 05:33 PM
LAKE GREGORY is a Fun Family & Friends kind of place LAKE GREGORY REGIONAL PARK is a little alpine jewel in the heart of Crestine, California and is only a few mile down from Lake Arrowhead. Quite often David and I, and our youngest son and his bride, drive down to Crestline so we can take a walk around this sweet little lake. It's a public lake, open to all, and there really is something for everyone. Among these approx. 150 acres, you can fish, swim, boat or, do what we did, stroll around the nearly 3 mile trail. You can rent paddle or row boats (and a engine if you (8 comments)
Life is like Balloons - 08/01/09 10:34 AM
A very good friend sent me this... he, as are several other friends of mine, is fighting the battle of his life; cancer. Life is too short to wake up with regrets.Love the people who treat you right.Forget about the ones who don't.Believe everything happens for a reason.If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy.They just promised it would be worth it.Friends (and family) are like balloons.Once you let them go, you can't get them back.So I'm gonna tie you to my heart so I never lose (18 comments)
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