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Buying a home is likely the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's important to protect this investment. This is where homeowners insurance comes in. Homeowners insurance provides you with broad coverage for losses that can arise while owning or renting out your home – like damage to your personal property, theft and vandalism, and liability coverage for accidental injury to another person or property. Accidents do happen and you want to be sure you're protected if someone is injured on your property. In the … [Read more...]

Big Bear Neighborhoods

You’ve just won the lottery, or maybe a rich uncle has generously remembered you in his will. You now have the means to live in any Big Bear neighborhood. Where would you live? Here’s my wish list and a few reasons why I’d choose to live there. Boulder Bay Lake Front This is a no-brainer. If you’ve ever walked through a Big Bear lake front home you know why they’re so great - location, location, location. Being able to walk out on your deck and jump in your boat for a lake cruise has to be the cat’s pajamas. And … [Read more...]

Searching for Big Bear Real Estate

There are a lot of sites out there advertising real estate for sale in Big Bear : Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, Yahoo, CraigsList and numerous others.  While the information these sites provide can be quite useful - such as valuations, buying and selling advice, school & neighborhood details, crime stats and more - most of them fall short when it comes to the accuracy of their listing data.  It is not uncommon to find old, outdated listings on many of them. As this Smart Money article points out, it is all about … [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 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 on the "best in show" properties! Under $100K: 249 Highland: Nice, open floor plan hosting nearly 1,000 square feet of living space. 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, laundry hook ups, lots of windows, on a large 4,000 square foot lot make this a great buy at $79,900. $100K-$200K: 39202 Sioux: Fabulous Fawnskin living! This home gives you a feeling of seclusion! Very close to the National Forest and lake, 3 bedrooms and 1 1/2 … [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 on the "best in show" properties! Under $100K: 828 Pine: Light, bright and super close to the National Forest, this charmer hosts an open floor plan with vaulted T&G ceilings in the living room.  A very clean property, oak cabinets,  nice windows,  and priced at $89,900 makes this one a winner! $100K-$200K: 42737 Conifer: This is a bank owned mountain cabin that is close to both ski slopes, restaurants and … [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...]

Patty’s Picks of the Week

Here are my top picks this week! Simply click on the highlighted link to see the details for the "best in show" properties. Under $100K: 765 Spruce: Nearly 1000 sq. ft home on a 5000 sq. ft. lot steps away from the National Forest for $85K! 2 bedrooms and 1 bath with laundry hook ups...this is a good buy! $100K - $200K: 742 Orange: You cannot beat this setting or the quality of the craftsmanship on this home! Clean as a whistle with a fantastic backdrop, you can just move in to this fine … [Read more...]

Patty’s Picks of the Week

Here are my top picks for this week! Simply click on the highlighted property to see the details for the "best in show" properties. Under $100K: 727 Kern: This little charmer is close to the National Forest and is affordable at $53,500! Even has laundry and vaulted ceilings! $100K-$200K: 1125 Anita: Big Bear Charm with attached garage, fenced yard and close to the National Forest. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property with special financing options. $200K-$300K: 771 Silvertip: Moonridge location with an … [Read more...]