Market Reports

Oct. 9, 2019

Big Bear Real Estate Update - 3rd Quarter 2019

Hard to believe that we're already in the 4th quarter of 2019! Let's take a look at the first three quarters and see how the Big Bear real estate market compares to last year.

YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISON

On a year-to-date comparison, through the first three quarters of 2019 we ...

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July 10, 2019

Second Quarter Big Bear Homes Sales Show Continuing Strong Market

Because the Big Bear Real Estate market is a relatively small one, I often look to the quarterly sales figures for more accurate guidance as to market conditions. Monthly sales figures can be deceptive as there are sometimes too few sales to get a true picture of the market conditions ...

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May 8, 2019

April 2019 Year-To-Date Big Bear Real Estate Numbers Show Continued Appreciation and Strong Market Conditions

Big Bear home sales are up 18% so far in 2019 with 364 closing through the end of April. This uptick in sales may be attributed to lower interest rates and a busy winter season due to above average snowfall and the subsequent 9 foot rise in Big Bear Lake ...

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April 3, 2019

March 2019 Big Bear Real Estate Market Report

March sales numbers show mixed signs while the year-to-date numbers suggest a stable market with continued price appreciation.

After two months of increased sales, March 2019 saw a 15% dip in sales as compared to sales from last March. Although sales slowed, the average sales price was up 6.5 ...

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March 7, 2019

February 2019 Big Bear Real Estate Numbers

Sales of Big Bear homes were up almost 10% this February with 72 closings as compared to 66 closings in February 2018.

We saw conflicting direction on prices with the average sale price increasing 10% to $372,421 while the median sale price went down 10% to $297,500. We ...

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Jan. 17, 2019

BIG BEAR HOME SALES ~ 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

With 2018 a few weeks behind us now, let's review how last year's Big Bear home sales fared. Here's a look at the numbers followed by a summary of where the Big Bear real estate market has been and where it might be headed.

 

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Dec. 6, 2018

Keeping the Sales Drop In Perspective

I received a comment regarding the extent of the drop in sales of Big Bear homes. A reader was startled that there were 36% fewer sales this November as compared to last November and felt this might be a portent of a significant market change. There is no doubt that ...

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Dec. 5, 2018

Big Bear Real Estate - November Sales Report

In a November same month comparison, sales of Big Bear homes continued to slow down to 2015 and 2016 levels after a banner year in 2017. Although Big Bear home sales were down by about a third, prices continued to rise.

This November, the average and median sales prices were ...

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Oct. 9, 2018

Big Bear Real Estate Market Update Through 3rd Quarter of 2018

Now that the third quarter is behind us, I thought I'd take a look at how Big Bear real estate has fared through the third quarter of 2018 as compared to the same time period in 2017.

Overall Big Bear home sales have slowed significantly so far in 2018 ...

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Sept. 7, 2018

August 2018 Big Bear Real Estate Market Numbers

Although the number of sold Big Bear homes dipped in August, prices continued to rise on a same month comparison basis.

Big Bear home sales dropped from 143 closings last August to 104 this August. In spite of this, all four major price measures appreciated with the average and median ...

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