New Vacation Rental Rules Now in Effect in Big Bear Lake Vacation Rental Ordinance Adopted September 16, 2021 The City of Big Bear Lake enacted a new vacation rental ordinance that contains more robust enforcement rules which went into effect on Sept. 16, 2021. The ordinance includes: Guests must sign a Good Neighbor Policy published by the City prior to occupancy. Owners/managers should Continue Reading
New Vacation Rental Ordinance in Big Bear Lake
UPDATE: Click here for info on the Vacation Rental Ordinance adopted Sept. 16, 2021 New Vacation Rental Ordinance Moving Forward Excerpted from Elevation 6752' - The Official Newsletter of the City of Big Bear Lake, CA Issue #21-6 - Published June 25, 2021 After months of thoughtful review, and consideration of hundreds of verbal and written comments from the public, the Planning Continue Reading
How to Assess a Return on a Big Bear Vacation Investment Property
4 Ways to Assess a Return on a Big Bear Vacation Investment Property 1. Hire a Big Bear Real Estate professional who can properly analyze a revenue return on a property. You need an agent who knows her stuff about how a Big Bear vacation rental investment property will perform. If your agent is simply agreeing with everything you say you want in a revenue return on your investment, that is a Continue Reading
Is My Big Bear Vacation Rental Compliant?
Big Bear Vacation Rentals Must Follow The Rules All homeowners who wish to rent their cabins as vacation rentals in Big Bear must comply with rules, regulations, and restrictions as governed by the city or county. Getting your vacation home permitted for rental can be daunting, but fret not. Jumping through the hoops is a necessary process but is not impossible. The rules and ordinances exist Continue Reading
How Much Will My Vacation Rental Earn?
Updated March 15, 2022 Q: How much can I expect my Big Bear investment cabin to earn as a vacation rental? A: It depends... The earning potential of a Big Bear vacation rental property depends on several factors Location, Location, Location Typically, homes near the lake, village, and ski resorts will gross the highest in the Big Bear valley. Central Big Bear Lake tends to be the Continue Reading
What to Ask Your Vacation Rental Company
Interviewing your vacation rental company Choosing a vacation rental company to work with in marketing and managing your investment property is an important decision. It can be a challenge knowing what questions to ask if you are unfamiliar with the Big Bear area and market, typical procedures, city and county rental regulations, and so on. Here are 15 important questions to ask when interviewing Continue Reading
Vacation Rental Management Costs
What expenses are associated with managing a vacation rental in Big Bear? A common question we get from our clients is, "What are the costs associated with owning, managing, and maintaining a vacation rental cabin in Big Bear?" This is an excellent question and is one that should be considered by every homebuyer shopping in the Big Bear real estate market. Costs can vary significantly based on Continue Reading
Is Your Vacation Rental Cabin Ready To Rent?
5 Tips For Keeping Your Vacation Rental Cabin Ready To Rent If you want to reap the benefits of high returns from your Big Bear vacation rental investment property, it will need to be rented a lot. The challenge with lots of bookings is the wear and tear it can have on your cabin. Keeping your cabin fresh and ready for your guests will have an impact on your bottom line. Here are some simple tips Continue Reading
Get More Bookings For Your Vacation Rental
Set Up Your Vacation Rental to Get More Bookings To make your Big Bear vacation rental cabin more attractive to potential guests, consider the following. Amenities Unlike when staying at a hotel while on vacation, where guests would spend most of the time out of the room, people who rent vacation cabins spend quite a lot of time there. People want entertainment options and other amenities. Some Continue Reading