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Big Bear Locked Down Amid Manhunt for Ex-Cop

Big Bear Locked Down Amid Manhunt for Ex-Cop | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
BIG BEAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- The manhunt for double murder suspect and alleged cop killer Christoper Dorner continued Friday in Big Bear Valley.
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Big Bear Lake use fees to increase in 2013

Big Bear Lake use fees to increase in 2013 | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
On Jan. 17, the Big Bear Municipal Water District board of directors approved increases in several fees associated with recreation on Big Bear Lake for 2013.
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Big Bear Real Estate Statistics, Sold 2011 vs 2012 | Big Bear Real Estate

Big Bear Real Estate Statistics, Sold 2011 vs 2012 | Big Bear Real Estate | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Big Bear Real Estate Statistics, Price per square foot in Big Bear.
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In 2011 we had 865 closed residential sales in the Big Bear MLS. YTD through today 12/29/12 our closed residential sales are 1072 this year. The average price sold went from $154,858 in 2011 to $238, 197 in 2012, that is a 53.8% increase. The average price per square foot (a better indication of price trends) has risen from $144.03 in 2011 to $146.37 in 2012, a 1.6% increase year over year.

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Head in the clouds in the San Gabriel Mountains

Head in the clouds in the San Gabriel Mountains | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Where is the John Muir of the San Gabriel Mountains? The Ansel Adams of the San Bernardinos? The Donner Party of the San Jacintos?
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Raise the roof to add living space -- and home value

Raise the roof to add living space -- and home value | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
If you think you need more space in your home, you might be thinking about adding to the back, to the side, or maybe even the front, if you have room.
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Southland real estate forecast worse than nation - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Southland real estate forecast worse than nation - San Gabriel Valley Tribune | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Southland real estate forecast worse than nationSan Gabriel Valley TribuneAccording to a recent housing price study by the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis at the University of Redlands, the real estate market in San Bernardino and Riverside...
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Home of the Week: A Real Life Tree House | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

Home of the Week: A Real Life Tree House | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Tour a home in Erwinna, PA that is the ultimate panoramic tree house.
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Five Reasons Why It Could Be the Opportunity of a Lifetime to Buy a House

Five Reasons Why It Could Be the Opportunity of a Lifetime to Buy a House | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
It's cheaper to buy than rent in almost every major U.S.
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The One Step to Fix Most Problems with Your Home TV Service | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

The One Step to Fix Most Problems with Your Home TV Service | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
A simple step to fix common problems with TV service to your home.
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What Home Renovations Have the Best Value / Return on Investment? | Big Bear Real Estate

What Home Renovations Have the Best Value / Return on Investment? | Big Bear Real Estate | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Realtor in Big Bear, Big Bear Real Estate Agent...
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3 Buyer Pet Peeves When Touring Homes

3 Buyer Pet Peeves When Touring Homes | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
What makes buyers grimace when they tour a home for-sale?
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How to Improve Your Home WiFi Network | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

How to Improve Your Home WiFi Network | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
5 tips for making sure all the devices in your home can wirelessly connect to your WiFi network.
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Pending home sales rise in July

Pending home sales rise in July | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Pending home sales in July rose to their highest level in more than two years -- the latest sign that the nation’s housing market is healing.
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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Bark beetle threat is over

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Bark beetle threat is over | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
A decade-long emergency declaration for the San Bernardino Mountains was terminated by county supervisors on Tuesday
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Inventory Takes Center Stage as Foreclosures Fade

Inventory Takes Center Stage as Foreclosures Fade | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
If real estate trends were animals in the Chinese lunar calendar, last year might have been called the “Year of the Disappearing REO.” If real estate data-provider CoreLogic is right, this year will be the “Year of the Tight Inventory.”...
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Big Bear's residential inventory is at an 8 year low.  

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Big Bear Mountain Home | Big Bear Real Estate

Big Bear Mountain Home | Big Bear Real Estate | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
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Search the Big Bear MLS Moonridge Area

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California Fire Prevention Fee — The Tim Wood Group

California Fire Prevention Fee — The Tim Wood Group | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Property owners in the un-incorporated areas of the Big Bear valley, and throughout California, started receiving bills from the California Board of Equalization last week that has set off a firestorm (pun intended) of confusion.

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A housing boom could be coming, some experts say

A housing boom could be coming, some experts say | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Some believe the next housing boom is underway, which could take prices back to peak levels and double home building within a few years.
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Avoid Common Open House Faux Pas | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

Preparation is the key to selling a home and most agents agree that first impressions can make or break a sale.
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47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Too bad a house doesn't come with an owner's manual. And a week-long seminar where you learn what every button, switch, and wire is for.
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Peachhead Families™ - Knowledge Base - Peachhead™ Approved Vacations: Big Bear

Peachhead Families, the official website is the Peachheaders home site to one of the largest online and off-line communities for support and connecting families in the Southern California and Los Angeles area.
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Tips to Increase Your Chances of a High Appraisal | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

Tips to Increase Your Chances of a High Appraisal | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Several small actions homeowners can take to make their homes more appealing.
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How to Maintain Your Lawn in the Fall | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

How to Maintain Your Lawn in the Fall | Coldwell Banker Blue Matter | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
Video with tips on taking care of your lawn in the fall so it looks great in the spring.
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Price your house to sell quickly | Inman News

Price your house to sell quickly | Inman News | Big Bear Real Estate Agent (909)725-5889 | Scoop.it
If home lacks features of recent comps, it's time to subtract value.
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California Real Estate Fast Facts | Big Bear Real Estate

Calif. median home price: July 2012: $333,860 (Source: C.A.R.)
Calif. highest median home price by region/county July 2012: Marin, $845,860 (Source: C.A.R.)
Calif. lowest median home price by region/county July 2012: Tehama, $95,000 (Source: C.A.R.)

Calif. Pending Home Sales Index: July 2012: 116.1, down 4.2 percent from June's 121.2

Calif. Traditional Housing Affordability Index: Second quarter 2012: 51 percent (Source: C.A.R.)

Mortgage rates: Week ending 8/23/2012 30-yr. fixed: 3.66% fees/points: 0.7% 15-yr. fixed: 2.89 fees/points: 0.7% 1-yr. adjustable: 2.66% Fees/points: 0.4% (Source: Freddie Mac)

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