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This week, I have heard from numerouos agents that there are "NO BUYERS" out there.  Sooo I decided to do something I haven't done in 15 years.  Hold an open house. I decide to do it, because I wanted to see for myself what the traffic is out there.  I showed up at a lakeside condo in Lake Arrowh...
10/18/2008
I just published a video discussing list to sell ratios and how to use them to measure a real estate firms performance.  To watch the video, click on the following link: http://www.viddler.com/explore/lakearrowhead/videos/4/ Thanks for watching! Steve Keefe
10/16/2008
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I have published a few new videos: To view the video entitled "Banks aren't getting it done"  go to:http://www.viddler.com/explore/lakearrowhead/videos/1/ To View the video on Lake Arrowhead Market comparison and recommendations to sellers go to:http://www.viddler.com/explore/lakearrowhead/videos...
10/14/2008
The media is projecting that due to market conditions and changes in the mortgage industry, buyers can't get loans.  This is not an accurate assessment of what is happening.   It is true that credit guidelines have tightened, but good borrowers... people who should get loans are getting loans wit...
10/03/2008
Every Thursday morning I hold a sales meeting at 8am at our Blue Jay meeting room.  Typically the meeting lasts 30 to 40 minutes and our team is brought up to speed with the latest happenings in the market, and our community.  In the meeting we also hi-light new listings that will be caravaned la...
09/24/2008
The following chart shows all single family home sales in Lake Arrowhead over $1,200,000 for the last 180 days as of September 21, 2008 according to the Rim Association of Realtors.  Each company is listed that had a sale where they represented either a buyer or seller.   Coldwell Banker Sky Ridg...
09/21/2008
I have heard many times recently that people just don't feel there are any buyers out there.  We are carrying a lot of inventory... A few days ago, a property was listed.  It is a Bank Owned home.  One of my agents got a call from one of their buyers that it looked interesting and wanted more inf...
09/19/2008
I picked up the LA Times yesterday morning and saw that they were reporting that in some markets in So. California bank owned properties represented 70 to 80% of their market.  I did some figures this morning to determine what percentage of our sales here on the mountain over the last 60 days wer...
09/19/2008
Steve Keefe, Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty announced today that long time resident and top producing real estate agent Susan Smart has joined Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty the number 1 real estate company in the San Bernardino Mountains. "Susan brings with her over 22 years...
09/15/2008
In an email to agents and staff members, Wednesday evening Owner/Broker Jim Grimes closed the Lake Arrowhead operation and notified them that he would be immediately moving to Indianapolis.  He gave them instructions on what they needed to do to vacate their Lake Arrowhead Village Office. My phon...
09/14/2008
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