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Absorption Rates For The Big Bear Real Estate Market – September 2008

If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in Big Bear, you may want to take a look at the absorption rate of homes that are currently for sale. This is a good way to become more informed on the current real estate market conditions in a particular area. There is an easy to understand article here describing what the absorption rate is and what it means for the real estate market. In simplistic terms, it is a mathematical equation that tells the amount of time it will take for a specified set amount of … [Read more...]

Absoprtion Rates For Big Bear Real Estate – March 2008

The absorption rate provides a clear picture of what is happening in the real estate market and is good to share with buyers and sellers. I determine the absorption rate for Big Bear by taking the previous month's sales in a particular price range or area (you can use others like bedrooms, square footage and such), and divide that into the total number of available properties in that same criteria set.  This will give you the amount of months it will take for the market to absorb the properties for sale, assuming … [Read more...]