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By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOBLake Arrowhead and the surrounding communities have been experiencing a winter like "the winters we used to have" back in the '70's and '80's.  We had a large series of snow storms work through the area and dump a ton of snow in a relatively short amount of time - the li...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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LAKE ARROWHEAD:  LAKE LEVEL AND STATISTICSWith rain coming down as I write, and with more on the way, it is fairly certain that we will see a full-to-capacity lake in the very near future.  The full lake level for Lake Arrowhead is 5106.70' and, at last reading on 2/21/08, the level was at 5104.2...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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ARROWHEAD WOODS PRICE REDUCTIONSAs of today, 2/21/2008, there are 302 active listings in Arrowhead Woods (not including condos or lake fronts).  Of the 302, 135 (or 44.7%) have reduced from their original list price.  Of the remaining 167 active listings that have not reduced their prices, 1/3 of...

By Steven Keefe
(Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty)
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The following chart shows residential sales of single family homes sold in Lake Arrowhead from January 1, 2008 to February 20, 2008 vs. January 1, 2007 to February 20, 2007.  The data shows that the Lake Arrowhead Market according to the Rim Association of Realtors is down 28% for the number of t...

By Steven Keefe
(Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty)
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I was talking with one of my agents yesterday who took a listing, put it in the MLS and within a few days had 10 offers competing for the purchase.  Who said there aren't any buyers out there.  Clearly, there are buyers in the market looking for good deals.In this market, properties that are pric...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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Professional Photo                                        My PhotoThe Cost is worth it...In Real Estate there are so many cost that come with marketing a property, whether it is time spent or money spent, it definately adds up in the long run.  I started weighing if it was worth spending the extr...

By Steven Keefe
(Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty)
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514 Riviera Drive, Lake Arrowhead Offered at $879,900 located in one of the best locations in Lake Arrowhead.  Across the street from Lake Arrowhead Country Club.  This home has nearly every amenity.  Great Family home or second home retreat.  Totally remodled with many upgrades.  Truly a geat va...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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 Lake Front living is the ultimate lifestyle here in Lake Arrowhead.  Have your own private dock to walk down to with your lake front home.  With 29 lake fronts on the market, with prices ranging from the $995,000 mark to the $11,000,000 price range.  When you live in Lake Arrowhead it is a priva...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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 26 Homes available in Lake Arrowhead built in 2007-2008Prices Range from $375,000 to $2,575,000All with full lake rightsBlue Jay VillageLake Arrowhead VillageGolf Course AreaPalisades areaCedar RidgeNorth ShoreWith the vast area of Lake Arrowhead surrounded by the National Forest, this is a grea...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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Population1980........6,3001990........11,9602000.......12,982Full Time residents:  53.8%Part Time residents:  46.2%Lake FactsLake Arrowhead is a private lake governed by the Arrowhead Lake Association, and is for restricted use by Lake Arrowhead property owners.Lake Size:  782 Acres (capacity)Sh...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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If your looking for an exclusive country club lifestyle, look no further than Lake Arrowhead.  The Lake Arrowhead Country Club offers some of the most excellent greens in the area.  A new facility for the club house, pro-shop, pub and restuarant.  Golf, play tennis, hang by the pool, or just sit...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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WEATHER CONDITIONSThe Sure-Fire, 100% Guaranteed-To-Be-Right Weather PrognosticatorIf you want to know for sure what the weather will be, I haven't found a better way yet than an ordinary rock placed on your front yard.*  If the rock is wet, it's raining.*  If the rock is dry, it's fair.*  If the...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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OUTDOOR SAFETY My dad, Gary Steffens (left), during training session with the Rim of the World Search & Rescue TeamOne of the greatest blessings I had growing up in these mountains was a father that loved the outdoors.  Though I Iearned many things from my involvement in Boy Scouts, I learned man...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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 Winter in the San Bernardino Mountains has always been a magical time for me.  I have many fond memories of sledding and snowball fights as a child.  We used to build snow caves and make snow cones with the fresh snow and Kool-aid.  When the trees are flocked with snow and hanging icicles, there...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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QUICK BUYER / SELLER TIPS  BUYERS:Ah, to be a buyer!  What a great time in Lake Arrowhead real estate to be looking for a home.  There are, however, certain things that you should know.1)  There are great loans to be had!  The current issues with the lending community are directly linked to the m...

By Greg Steffens
(Mountain Country Realty)
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  VACATION RENTAL INFORMATION Having been a property manager for several years locally before I started selling property with Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty, I know that many people wonder how the vacation property rental programs work and if owning a rental property is viable option for them.T...

By Steven Keefe
(Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty)
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Conversation in 2004, 2005, 2006:Agent: "We charge 6%.  3% is paid to the Broker who sells your home, and we retain 3% for our efforts on your behalf."Seller:  "I have people lined up to list and sell my home and they all tell me that they will do it for 5%.  You aren't worth 6%."Conversation tod...

By Steven Keefe
(Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty)
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The following properties are available for sale according to the Rim Association of Realtors as of February 19, 2008.  If you need further information on any of these available properties, send me an email at steve@cbskyridge.com and I will email you full details on any of the properties.Golf Cou...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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There are only a couple of months and the trees will be blooming, the birds will be singing and Lake Arrowhead will be jumping for summer.  The Lake Arrowhead Village free concert series begins the second weekend in May.  Some of the best bands around will be belting it out again in the Village a...

By Kim Sellers, Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
(Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker)
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Staging a home... Make it a warm place...The idea, keep the potential buyer in your home...The Sellers' Daily DutyTurn the lights on, make it bright Turn on soft music Set the thermostat to a comfortable temperature, too cold and the Buyer will leave, too hot, same thing Take a few moments and pu...

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