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Sales Data and Home Availability in Saw Creek Estates

 


Within the gates of Saw Creek Estates, there are, as of today, seventy-nine homes for sale through the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service, ranging in price from $29,000 - $273,000. That is a wide range of values but not unusual for communities in the Poconos which have a variety of housing options, home sizes, locations, etc.

Saw Creek Estates is made up of single family homes but it should be noted that there are two separate townhome Associations inside of Saw Creek, Mill Pond and The Falls, that share some of the amenities of SCE but have their own rules and fees. There really is something for everyone here in this gated, amenity-rich community in the Eastern Poconos. 

Here is some interesting home sale data for Saw Creek Estates (not including the townhouse areas). See how the average sale price and the number of homes sold has played out since 2006. Prices have definitely taken a hit due to the national housing decline, and foreclosures and short sales continue to put downward pressure on values. However, we have reached a point where some of the buys are just too good to pass up, and many buyers are finally jumping in and buying that dream home or vacation property. 

              Average        # Homes
  Year         Sale $          Sold   

2013        $82,570            32
(Year-to-date)

2012        $79,080            88
2011        $86,120            78
2010        $106,400          75
2009        $128,200          61
2008        $137,800          73
2007        $172,200         108
2006        $169,040         145

 

Please don't hesitate to contact me with questions about any of our beautiful Pocono Communities. ~L

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Concerned About Your School Property Tax Bill? Vote In The PA Primary!

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Many people often miss the boat when it comes to exercising their right to vote. Presidential elections get all the glory, but how important is it to vote in off-years and also in the Primaries? Very! Take your local school board elections, for instance: Members of your school board determine where your property tax dollars are spent, the quality of the education provided to children, AND how much your school district collects from you in taxes!

Election of these people affects homeowners' single biggest yearly/montly expense. Not kind of, sort of, maybe...school board elections affect your pocketbook directly, and in a big way. Here in Monroe and Pike Counties in the Poconos, it is critical that you vote every year, twice a year, in both the Primary and General Elections to be sure you are represented by common-sense, fiscally responsible, accountable members who will provide the highest quality education that the homeowners who pay the bill can afford

This year the municipal primary election here is May 21, 2013, and school board elections are the highlight of the ballot in every municipality. Mark your calendar and get out to vote! And if you cannot get to the polls that day, plan ahead and vote by absentee ballot before May 17. 

Monroe County, PA has an excellent summary of polling locations and ballot information here.

Find election information for Pike County, PA here.

Your vote really counts in these local races. Make it happen! :)

 

 


Looking For A House With A View? Consider Saw Creek Estates.

Saw creek sunsetPhoto Credit: John Beljean, Bushkill, PA


Whether you are looking for wide open vistas or prefer a wooded creekside setting, you may be able to find your perfect home or weekend getaway in Saw Creek. Prices here are pretty reasonable, with properties available in the low $100's and even less. Additionally, Saw Creek's location in Bushkill allows easy access to Bushkill Falls, Shawnee Mountain, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and lots of other Pocono attractions. 

Saw Creek Estates boasts amenities that rival any available in the Pocono region, with well-maintained resort-style facilities dispersed throughout the community: several pools, tennis courts, a ski hill, and playgrounds, and more, as well as indoor pools, tennis, raquetball, and weight training facilities. Saw Creek is a fantastic value when you compare association fees and what you get for them. 

Find a home with a view in Saw Creek Estates via the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS MLS/IDX here

A little more about Saw Creek from the homeowner association's website

Saw Creek Estates is a private residential subdivision of nearly 3,000 properties, conceived and developed as one of the premier, four-season recreational communities in the Pocono Mountains. Construction of roads, common area facilities and amenities was begun in the mid 1970’s by Lehman-Pike Development Corporation. Sales of year-round and vacation homes continued at a brisk pace throughout the 80’s and 90’s.

Saw Creek Estates Community Association, Inc. was formed for the purpose of managing the rapidly growing community and transitioning full control from the developer to the property owners. All property owners are members of the Association, which is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the membership, and managed by an experienced staff of professionals. The transfer of control was completed in the year 2000 and since that time, the community has continued to grow and flourish.

Today Saw Creek Estates is one of the largest, best managed and most financially sound private communities in the region. 

Sunset at Top of the World RestaurantSunset view from Top of the World Restaurant 

One of the coolest things about Saw Creek is that it has its own restaurant, Top of the World, which allows owners and their guests to enjoy casual dining, fine wines and beverages, and weekend entertainment like live music and karaoke. How convenient is that? 

Enjoy the views in saw creek communityMany homes in Saw Creek have beautiful scenic views

Interested in finding out more about Saw Creek? Contact me! 

Find a home with a view in Saw Creek Estates via the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS MLS/IDX here

Scenic views at Saw Creek Estates in BushkillYou can see for miles from some properties!


Vacation Rental for Sale - Near Bushkill Falls

 

 

  • Woodstove
  • Kitchen dining
  • Deck again
  • Appliances
  • Backyard
  • Front
  • Floors
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Sleek
  • Master bedroom
  • Pools
  • Tennis courts
  • Excercise facilities
Excercise facilities

2/19/13 Update: This home has sold. It closed in February of 2012 for $148,000. The seller paid $8,800 toward the buyer's closing costs. If you are looking to buy or sell vacation property in the Poconos, please contact the author :)

This uncommon vacation home is for sale but offers something many others do not...a rental history! Imagine having a place to escape to in the Poconos that pays for itself. This vacation rental home is turn-key ready and perfect for year round or seasonal use.

Ultra sleek, contemporary styling, high quality materials, energy efficient systems - if you've been looking for something special, this could be it. Unique, upscale, beautiful! Everything's been remodeled in the past couple of years - be sure to check the photos. Located in an amenity community near Bushkill Falls with easy access to all the great Pocono attractions.

At 1800 square feet, this bilevel home is the perfect size to be easily maintained, heated and cooled. Three bedrooms, two full baths, a garage and a pretty lot on a quiet cul de sac. $157,500

Interested? Contact me! Your patience is appreciated when scheduling a showing - the nature of an in-demand vacation rental such as this means it may be occupied and unavailable to show sometimes. Plenty of notice is appreciated.


Nearly New Home In Saw Creek For Sale

THIS HOME IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE


Practically a giveaway!

This could be the steal you've been waiting for. Owner is upside down and is negotiating a short sale with their lender.

What does this mean for you? It means you are able to purchase this home for much less than it cost to build, and for less than is owed on the mortgage. The sale price will need to be approved by the seller's bank but the owner will consider all offers!

Check it out:




One of the Poconos' finest communities

Saw Creek is a gated residential community located in Bushkill, PA, and is perfect for those Pocono home buyers considering the purchase of a vacation property or a primary residence. The scope of the amenities here rival those in other communities and include indoor and outdoor pools, playgrounds, a ski slope, an on-site restaurant called 'Top of the World', and more.

For more information on this home, or other properties in Saw Creek Estates, contact Lisa via email at info@lisasanderson.com, or via phone at 570.421.8950 ext. 394. Alternatively, you can get an overview of the Saw Creek real estate market by using my special Pocono MLS / IDX Real Estate Search.