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Big Bear Foreclosure Numbers – August 2010

Foreclosure filings in Big Bear rose back up in August 2010, up 5% when compared to July, continuing the zig-zag movement of the Big Bear foreclosure market. Year over year, foreclosure filings were down 25% from the August 2009 numbers, the eighth straight month that foreclosure filings were down year over year. Keep in mind, foreclosure filings are made up of three parts - Notices of Default (NOD), a recorded document that starts the foreclosure process, which is normally filed after homeowners fall behind in … [Read more...]

The Case Against Waiting To Sell Your Big Bear Home

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Big Bear Bank Owned Homes – Assumptions Are Not Always True

There are a lot of assumptions about buying bank owned properties in Big Bear. Here are a couple that I see a lot. 1. Banks or REO sellers will take a lot less than the list price. 2. The listing price for a bank owned property is going to be aggressive. Click here to see embedded video. The fact is bank owned homes in Big Bear are selling closer to the list price than organic sales, 97% vs. 95%. Many times, banks will price their properties so aggressive that they receive multiple offers that go over full … [Read more...]