Quick Home Search

Southern California’s Rim of the World

In most of Southern California, "Winter" means clear, brisk days, morning fog and snow capped mountains. Visibility, given the right conditions, can be completely "socked in" or crystal clear and breathtaking. There are particular times, coming to or leaving Big Bear and the San Bernardino Mountains that offer fantastic views. Obviously, you will need to choose your times to drive and take advantage of the conditions. For a change of pace, don't allow yourself to get caught in a long line of locals expecting you … [Read more...]

Real Estate: Second Homes

The message delivered to the 2011 Realtors® Conference & Expo over the weekend was, “A diverse set of buyers and property types comprise the second-home sector and opportunities for second-home buyers exist in nearly every market, even in nontraditional, non-resort markets.” Many people investigating the real estate market in Big Bear are looking for getaways close to home. Your second home is an investment that should be carefully analyzed. Ask yourself the following questions: Do you plan to use it for … [Read more...]