With summer in full swing and the first big heatwave of the year expected to hit the Southland this weekend, I figured now is as good as a time as any to check in on the Big Bear lakefront real estate market.
After 2018 ended up as the worst year ...View More
With Big Bear Lake's water levels at a 50-year low, lakefront sales were exceptionally slow in 2018 with only 12 closings - a record low since at least 2002 when electronic records started being kept.
For an overall perspective of the 2018 Lakefront market, let's start with an ...View More
With the overall health of Big Bear's economy in large part revolving around the overall health of Big Bear Lake, those of us interested and invested in Big Bear real estate like to keep a close eye on the lake's water levels. In a year in which the ...View More
It's been an interesting year for the Big Bear lakefront real estate market. With Big Bear Lake's water levels hitting a 50 year low, to say that lakefront home buyers have been hesitant is an understatement.
Before looking at the numbers, let's take a look at the ...View More
Although sales continue to be below last year's levels, prices have continued to show double-digit gains.
Sales still lagged due to the poor winter snow season resulting in a 9% drop from 116 Big Bear home sales last year to 106 this year.
Despite ...View More
In the midst of one of Big Bear's driest winters on record, there seems to be continued concern about the effect that Big Bear Lake's low water levels may have on real estate sales. If you've lived in Big Bear long enough, you've ...View More
Price per square foot (p/sf) can be a deceptive thing. I often run across clients who look at this price measure as the most legitimate indicator of home value, often projecting the price per square foot of one property onto the square footage of another to derive value.
Per ...View More
When it comes to Big Bear lakefront living, although the views of the lake are often spectacular, having a private boat dock just steps away for one's home is perhaps the biggest perk. Along with questions about the size, length and condition of a dock, another common inquiry is ...View More
It's not only December, but it's the first day of winter and the first day that our high temperature is not expected to go above freezing, but Big Bear lakefronts are still selling. As I have always said, with lakefront homes being the most desirable properties in the ...View More