Steve Keefe Blog

Fish out of Water

Posted by Steve Keefe on December 09, 2015 in  Broker Advice  For Buyers  For Sellers
The mountain communities are like an island elevated over 5000 feet in the air.  Selling property here on the mountain brings with it many unique and sometimes complicated issues that many agents who are not accustomed to selling here both are unaware of and ill equipped to deal with.  These issues can often create lingering liability to buyers, sellers and the real estate providers who are involved in the transaction.  The National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics prohibits Brokers and agents ... read more

Top 10 Reasons People Buy a Mountain Home

Posted by Steve Keefe on December 09, 2015 in  For Buyers
When we sell a home to someone here in Lake Arrowhead we askthem why…. What follows are the 10 most popular answers to why someone chose tobuy property in Lake Arrowhead. 1. We wanted a place for our family to go that wasn’t far from where we live, but is worlds apart from where we live.2. We were looking for a place within a 2 hoursdrive where we could retreat from the hustle bustle of our life down the hill.3. We came to Lake Arrowhead for a visit and weretotally surprised at what we found.4. ... read more