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What Do Real Estate and Weather Reports Have In Common?

Link to YouTube video. They are most accurate when describing local conditions. I wrote a post several years ago on this same topic but it is still just as important today - especially given all the news about homes prices, sales numbers, and foreclosures that get published every month. The key point is this - just as you wouldn't watch a weather report in San Francisco (insert any other City name here other than Big Bear) and assume it must be the same weather conditions in Big Bear, you shouldn't take advice … [Read more...]

Is Your Big Bear Home Getting Exposure This Winter?

One of the many aspects to keep in mind when buying a home in Big Bear is the exposure that your property will be getting. By exposure, I am talking about the weather and sun exposure on your Big Bear home. It is typically more preferred to have southern exposure during the winter months. If you have southern exposure on the front side of your home, then there is a good chance that the snow will melt a lot quicker than across the street. These photos were taken yesterday in the newer Castle Glen subdivision … [Read more...]