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Patty’s Picks of the Week

Here are my top picks of the week! Simply click on the highlighted link to see the details on the "best in show" properties! Under $100K: 341 Grenfall: This home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths,  1200 sq. feet of living space, and on a 7200 square foot lot. It does need a little TLC, a bargain for under $100K! $100K-$200K: 1036 Sylvan Glen: Backing to the National Forest in Moonridge, this charming cabin has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a fantastic back drop! This is a Fannie Mae Homepath property with incentives! You … [Read more...]

Patty’s Picks of the Week

Here are my top picks of the week! Simply click on the highlighted link to see the details for the "best in show" properties! Under $100K: 422 Kern: This is a nice little property with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, corner fireplace, front & back deck with a fenced in back yard for under $75K. New paint, carpet, and vinyl makes this property attractive and it will go quickly! $100K-$200K: 912 Nana: This log style cabin can be yours for only $175K. Located in Big Bear City and built in 2005, this 3 … [Read more...]

Patty’s Picks of the Week

Here are my top picks of the week! Simply click on the highlighted link to see the details for  the "best in show" properties. Under $100K: 2085 Mahogany: Built in 1982, nearly 1000 sq. feet of comfortable living area, fenced in yard, with a two car garage, for only $99,500! $100K-$200K: 899 Brier Trail: Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere...and LOCATION!!! This charmer is like an updated government lease, but YOU own the land. The National Forest is your backyard in this tranquil Big Bear Lake location. Very … [Read more...]

Big Bear Neighborhood Overview – Meadowbrook Estates

Want space & seclusion from your next Big Bear property?  Meadowbrook Estates could be the answer. This is a heavily treed acreage subdivision located on the east end of Big Bear, in between Sugarloaf & Erwin Lake.   History of Meadowbrook Estates Meadowbrook Estates is comprised of a total of three phases and 154 lots.  Apparently, this property was designated as National Forest at some point in time prior to initial development but I don't know how many years ago that was. The first phase came up … [Read more...]

Driving To Big Bear During The Winter Months – Some Advice

This post is inspired by the pleasure (not really) I had of driving off of the mountain recently, and to educate those who plan to make the trip to Big Bear this winter. With all the snow we have received so far, the driving conditions on the various Hwys. and roads to & from Big Bear are bad.  Couple that with the thousands of people who are trying to come up or leave the mountains, and you have some pretty frustrating & dangerous driving conditions. Weekends are typically the worst, especially after a … [Read more...]

Yeah, Big Bear Got That Much Snow!

Nearly 4 feet in 3 days and my back is feeling it.  To put this in perspective, here are two photos of my listing for sale at 42235 Heavenly Valley, Big Bear. Summer shot...... And after the storm.... If you are planning a trip up to Big Bear this time of year, it is always a good idea to carry chains with you, regardless of whether you have 4-wheel drive. It is very common for the Highway Patrol to be checking cars as they come up the hill and they have no problem turning people around who don't have chains … [Read more...]

What Time Is It? Time To Winterize Your Big Bear Home!

It is getting to be that time of year again when the weather in Big Bear is turning colder.  It is pretty common these days that the temperatures during the night hover near the freeze mark.  This will only increase as we head into winter. Given that most of the people who own property in Big Bear do not actually live in Big Bear and are only able to make it up from time to time, winterizing your home now is very important.  Trust me, you do not want to take the chance of frozen pipes. The resulting damage can be … [Read more...]