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Lake Arrowhead Weather and More ~ March 31, 2010 - 03/31/10 10:42 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Mother Nature has a way of keeping mountain folks on our toes. We can have sunshine (which we have a lot of) one day, and snow the next. And I am hearing SNOW is on the way for April 1st. Maybe it'll just be an April Fools Joke. Regardless, here are some stats and facts about Lake Arrowhead mountain weather:
Lake Arrowhead is a "private" lake, which restricts use of the lake unless you own property within certain boundaries and have lake "rights." If you do live within those boundaries, you have the right to use the lake for recreational use; swimming, fishing, boating and hiking (in designated reserve strip for walking). Our lake is owned and maintained by Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA). They own and operate the lake, the Beach Clubs, Marina Peninsula Park and Grass Valley Lake located at the Lake Arrowhead Country Club. What (8 comments)
What's Happening this Weekend in Lake Arrowhead & other Mountain Communites ~ March 26 - 28, 2010 - 03/26/10 10:15 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. ~ ~ ~ Friday March 26, & the 27 & 28th, Make sure you go see the play, Cabin Fever, put on by the Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company. Saturday, March 27th, the Mountain Communities Boys & Girls Club will be having one of their fun events featuring none other than the kids favorite, "Mr. Twister." This will be held in Crestline (see Mr. Twister link for address) March 27th, Mountain Skies Astronomical Society is having their learn all about THE MOON, Our Nearest Neighbor.so come on out. MAP (3 comments)
From Crestline to Green Valley Lake includ/Lakefronts ACTIVE Listings: 600 AVERAGE List Price: $608,645 PENDING Listings: 93 AVERAGE Pending Price: $269,170 SOLDS since Jan 1, 2010: 136 AVERAGE Sold Price: $282,464 DOM: 128 ~ ~ ~ Lake Arrowhead "The Woods" ACTIVE Listings: 264 AVERAGE List Price: $627,130 PENDING Listings: 30 AVERAGE Pending Price: $355,419 SOLDS since Jan 1, 2010: 52 AVERAGE Sold Price: $467,504 DOM: 167 ~ ~ ~ Lake Arrowhead Lake Front Property ACTIVE Listings: 32 AVERAGE List Price: $3,619,685 PENDING Listings: 3 AVERAGE (3 comments)
"Cabin Fever" by The Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company - 03/24/10 11:11 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. The Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company"Festival of Arts" always has exciting plays for us to enjoy. And their 2010 calendar of events will be no disappointment. They are opening their season beginning March 26, 2010, with CABIN FEVER. Click HERE to read the entire post... (3 comments)
Four IMPORTANT Tips To Get Your Lake Arrowhead Home SOLD in a Timely Manner - 03/22/10 01:58 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. The tips of the trade for getting YOUR LAKE ARROWHEAD HOME (or any home, in fact) SOLD haven't changed. There are NO big secrets. There are, however, hard and fast rules to abide by IF you're serious about getting your home sold and getting it sold in a timely fashion. Here they are: To read more.... CLICK HERE (1 comments)
What's Happening Today (night) in Lake Arrowhead & Surrounding Areas? March 20, 2010 - 03/20/10 09:56 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. It IS perfectly PERFECT today in our local mountains! So, for you die-hard skiers, Snow Valley Mountain Resort will be having a night session TONIGHT, Sat. March 20th! Come on up and ski all day: 8:30 - 4:00. Noon - 8:00. OR 3:00 - 8:00 for ONLY $10.00. Snow Valley is only a few mintues past Running Springs and really has something for everyone, including a Learning Center, slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders AND an expanded terrain parks and Southern California's only chairlift serviced Snow Play area.
Via Charlie & JoAnn Dickinson (RE/MAX Lakeside): Nabbing a bargain-basement mortgage before rates rise RE/MAX Lakeside Lake Arrowhead Real Estate
The Federal Reserve has been purchasing mortgage-backed securities guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since early last year. The purchase program has helped maintain low interest rates for borrowers. As planned, the Fed this week announced it will stop purchasing these securities at the end of this month. Many analysts anticipate this will result in a slight rise in rates by year's end. MAKING SENSE OF THE (2 comments)
Short Sale Information from RISMedia - 03/17/10 09:59 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Short Sales: The Rise, the Revenue, the Reality | RISMedia (1 comments)
Sellers, You May Have to EVICT Your Renter if You Want to Get Your Home SOLD - 03/16/10 09:10 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Renters Have Rights! If you're a landlord and decide to sell your property, your first thought may be,"Should I EVICT my tenant/s before listing?" I say YES. Now I realize this isn't an easy decision. It means you'll be losing monthly income until your place sells and in these rough economic times, no one wants to be losing money. However, leaving the tenent in the home may mean the property will be sitting on the market MUCH longer than it normally would take to sell it. WHY, you ask? (9 comments)
Via Debe Maxwell, Realtor® - Charlotte NC MLS - Charlotte NC Neighborhoods (Helen Adams Realty): Short Sale Q & A - This Process is Taking TOO Long, What is a Buyer to Do? From a short sale buyer: Q - I have had a purchase agreement on a short sale property since August 14th of 2009 and I still haven't received an answer from the bank. They keep telling us we will have an answer in approximately 1 week; then a month will go by (3 comments)
INFORMATION about NAR's HouseLogic ~ Incase Your Didn't Know - 03/14/10 10:09 AM
National Association of Realtors has a new consumer website called HouseLogic. The site will provide property owners with free information, tools and tips to help them with home improvements, maintenance projects, taxes, finances & insurance & more. How it will help Realtors? • HouseLogic has a free source of ready-to-use content, through its REALTOR® Content Resource(RCR). The RCR has material for your Web sites, blogs, and newsletters. You can easily insert this content which will help communication with your clients long after the sale. • Help Your Business move forward: Use the HouseLogic information to maintain (and grow) your consumer relationships by sharing information relevant to current or (5 comments)
Freedom of Speech; The First Amendment ~ A REMINDER for ALL of US - 03/12/10 10:32 AM
Who would disagree that FREEDOM OF SPEECH is our RIGHT in this great country, the United Stated of America? Nope, no one. Now we all may not agree with everything out of a person's mouth or their opinions, but I think we can all agree, WE are entitled to both our opinions and to speak them. I'm thinking, sometimes, people forget about these rights and need to be reminded. FREEDOM of SPEECH FREEDOM of THOUGHT (9 comments)
Realtor Property Resource (RPR) Videos to Watch & Learn - 03/12/10 09:30 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. It's no SECRET, I love Realtor Property Resource (RPR) as I think it'll open the world of LISTINGS for ALL Realtors to help their clients and in turn, their business. WHAT IS RPR? An online real estate library, providing professional with data on EVERY property in the United States. It will give us (Real Estate professionals) access to a national database of real property information which will help us better serve our clients and customers. It will include in-depth information on every parcel of real property including (3 comments)
I "Bet" You Didn't Know it is "Casino Night" at UCLA Conference Center this weekend! - 03/11/10 07:36 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. You ALL know how much I love UCLA Conference Center, here in Lake Arrowhead. You know I think it is one of the most beautiful establishments in our area. You know my youngest is a chef there. He is so darn cute and sweet. But did you know that this weekend, Saturday, March 13, 2010 is CASINO NIGHT? "Betcha" didn't (pardon the pun). Anyway, it is, and if you can make it, you'll have loads of fun, as there will be FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT (No Host Bar), (4 comments)
Did you know that DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME was first proposed in 1895? Yep, it was, according to Wikipedia. Spring Forward this Saturday (March 14th). Well, set your clocks forward ONE HOUR anyway. Maybe, just maybe, SPRING is around the corner! :-). God I hope so. It's been a long winter in Lake Arrowhead, though you wouldn't know it by looking at the beautiful sky today.
More info about Realtors Property Resource (RPR) that you SHOULD know - 03/11/10 08:33 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. More information about Realtors Property Resource (RPR). Since I live in an area where we have a PRIVATE (CLOSED) board, RPR is particularly important to me. I am 100% for OPENING our board and merging with the BIG boys and girls off this mountain. In order to get my sellers the MOST exposure possible, I have to belong to multiple MLS Boards, which, as you can imagine is NOT cheap! When I sign a contract with a seller, I promise to get them the most exposure (7 comments)
Realtors Property Resource (RPR) May Be the New Wave for Realtors ~ Have You Even Heard About it? - 03/10/10 12:13 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. One of the most important tools for Realtors to get information about their listings out to "The World" is the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). In turn, we get our clients/sellers properties out in "The Web World" and buyers looking in that particular area "find them." It's been this way for eons. It's a fact that 80% of consumers begin their home search on the 'Net; plain and simple. That said, many of us now have to belong to many different MLS Boards in order to get (10 comments)
Via Greg Nino Houston Texas (RE/MAX West Houston Professionals): Here are 10 ways you can find yourself out of business within 12 months. There are many others, but these are on my mind as of today, Sunday.
1. Use your commission as a tool to get more clients. When you buy your clients you send the message that you may not be as valuable as the competitors. This "reaching" tactic demonstrates you very likely have less $ to grow your business for both you and your clients. After you pay for (3 comments)
National Forest Association "Forest Care" Program ~ You May Qualify - 03/10/10 09:10 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Living in a national forest is a different way of life. Originally from the South Bay area of Southern CA (Redondo Beach), when I moved to Lake Arrowhead in 1991 I had no idea what a difference this lifestyle change would be. But it turned out to be a great one! Lake Arrowhead is in the San Bernardino Mountains, in a national forest. Yes, we have lions (mountain lions, that is), bear, coyotes, squirrels, raccoons, and many many more critters and wild life. And thankfully, we have a (1 comments)
Search Homes for Sale Across the Country!!! - 03/09/10 01:22 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Buyers, Sellers, Consumers, Realtors, check out this wonderful new tool for you to see MANY states and cities Homes for Sale. Fun and informative! MSL Cloud
Via Affinity Properties, Inc: Understanding the differences between patents, trademarks, and copyrights is essential for any creative entrepreneur. A thorough grounding in the concepts and definitions of these basic protections for intellectual property will provide you with a solid basis for protecting your inventions, creative works, and corporate reputation. Enlisting the help of a business attorney is an important step in ensuring your intellectual property is secure, but it’s equally important to inform yourself about the various methods by which individuals and companies can safeguard their creative efforts and protect their financial (5 comments)
Not everyone is looking to buy a Lake Arrowhead home, some folks actually want to purchase a Lake Arrowhead condo. There are many reasons they may prefer a condo over a house: The kids have left the nest and they're scaling back. Need less home. Want less maintenance. Don't want to worry about shoveling snow in the winter. Check out the list & chart below and see what we have to offer in different condo associations; how many and how much. Currently prices are ranging from the low $100,000's to the (6 comments)
What's Happening This Evening in Lake Arrowhead ~ March 6, 2010 - 03/06/10 08:45 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. This evening, at The Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa, you'll want to come out to enjoy "The Chamber ROCKS!" At this event, which starts at 7:00PM, there'll be plenty of music and dancing, and you're encouraged to dress as your fav' ROCK STAR. Now how can you even think of missing this? Time: 7 - 11:00, Cost: $25,00, For reservations please call the Chamber: 909-337-3715 Directions and Location (5 comments)
Buyers and Sellers Always Want the BEST Real Estate Company/Realtor Representing Them - 03/05/10 04:42 PM
Your LAKE ARROWHEAD REALTOR would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. It's true; ALL Lake Arrowhead companies, Brokers and Realtors are NOT created equal. We may all practice different sales techniques. However, when we become REALTORS (and there is a huge difference between agents and REALTORS), we ALL pledge to work by a strict CODE of ETHICS. I adhere to that code! Some may say "they are the biggest..." Some may say they are the best... I feel (my opinion only of course) I am affiliated with the BEST company in my local area, MOUNTAIN COUNTRY REALTY. Most (or approx. 80%) of buyers (5 comments)
Running Springs Real Estate Market Report/Chart ~ Inventory - 03/03/10 11:25 AM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Running Springs, the town between Lake Arrowheadand Big Bear, has so much to offer: small town atmosphere with a big heart. One Running Springs attraction is that it is so close to Snow Valley Ski Resort. So if you're looking for a cabin in Running Springs, you'll see below, by the inventory and price range, that there is something for everyone.
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Foreclosures in Lake Arrowhead May or May Not Be the Best Deals in Town - 03/02/10 06:21 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. Foreclosures are happening everywhere and Lake Arrowhead has not been immune to this epidemic. Foreclosure basically means that a lien holder is legally taking back the home from a mortgagor who is/has been delinquent on their mortgage payments. This is happening in every area of the country, some more than others. Buyers/investors seem to believe that these foreclosures are the "best deals" out there. I do NOT believe this is always the case. I feel quite often that you get what you pay for. Don't get me wrong, some Lake (6 comments)
Blogging May Save a Life ~ You Just Never Know - 03/02/10 11:50 AM
Sometimes things happen in life that just make you wonder how incredible the Internet really is. I had an event occur last week that made me think exactly that. Here's what took place. I was sitting in the office when a woman called my cell. "I found you from a post you wrote on one of your local areas..." she began. "I was hoping maybe you could help me." Of course I told her I would do whatever I could. She went on to explain that a dear friend in one of the gated communities I blog about hasn't answered her phone in (5 comments)
San Bernardino Mountain Real Estate Market Report for Feb. 2010 ~ SOLDS - 03/01/10 02:59 PM
Your Lake Arrowhead Realtor would like to share some local Lake Arrowhead Information with you. This report is only for areas from Crestline to Green Valley Lake (GVL) and the report figures were taken from our "PRIVATE" Rim of The World MLS. Figures are deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Crestline to GVL = 34 Median List Price = $224,450 Median Sold Price = $197,500 LP/SP = 96% ~~~ Sky Forest/Crest Estate = 0 ~~~ Twin Peaks/Rim Forest/Blue Jay = 1 Median List Price = $274,900 Median Sold Price = $270,000 LP/SP = 98% ~~~ Deer Lodge Park = 0 (4 comments)
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