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House Hunting for Pet Perks

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When searching the market for your next home purchase, there’s a whole spectrum of features that top the list of every buyer’s dream property. For some, it’s finding a prime location or neighborhood, for others architectural style or structural design take precedence. Those with a green thumb search for the perfect landscape to watch their garden grow, while the home …

The Lego House

Extreme Home Transformations

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Changing from A to Z It’s no small stretch of the imagination to say certain houses have led past lives. Whether it’s through several coats of paint, a series of interior makeovers, or a fully imagined structural remodel, stories of a property’s transformation range from the subtle to the grandiose. Especially in a city like Long Beach, where many homes …


Local Market Update May 2017

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Home prices have continued to rise locally and inventory has continued to decline, making this a potentially lucrative time to sell a home. Homes that show well and are priced correctly have been selling quickly, often at higher prices than asking and with multiple offers. There is typically an increasing amount of buyer competition during the annual spring market cycle, and …

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Shannon Jones Team Annual Movie Night

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Join the Shannon Jones Team as we host our 3rd Annual Movie Night at the Art Theatre in Long Beach, featuring Pixar’s Up! Thursday, June 15th, 6:30- 9:30 PM, The Art Theatre Long Beach This year we’ll be screening Pixar’s Up, and the evening is free and open to all ages. We will provide popcorn and drinks so all you …

Outdoor Staging

Staging Your Outdoor Space

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Designing an Outdoor Destination Outdoor living is one of the simple joys of life in Southern California. We celebrate, entertain, relax, and recharge in our outdoor spaces. Despite the value these outdoor areas add to a home, they often take a back seat to the interior staging of a property. With a few simple guidelines, you can spruce up your …

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Are We In A Housing Bubble?

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3 Reasons To Believe We’re Not In A Housing Bubble With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that the market is heading for another housing bubble. To alleviate that fear, we just need to look back at the reasons that caused the bubble ten years ago. Last decade, demand for housing was artificially …

520 Junipero Ave.

Beautiful Bungalow for Sale

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520 Junipero Ave., Long Beach *In Escrow – Accepting Back-up Offers Only* From the curb appeal to the many lovely details inside, vintage charm and modern elegance artfully combine in this classic 1917 bungalow for sale in the Rose Park South Historic District of Long Beach. This amazing Craftsman home blends original architectural elements like hardwood flooring & built-in cabinetry …

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What To Do After Closing Escrow

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You’ve made it. You found the perfect home, made an offer, got it accepted and navigated through the inspections and mountains of paperwork. You’ve signed more documents than you knew was possible, and now you have keys to the home. Closing escrow was the finish line, right? No,  actually there are some things you really should do right away — …


5 Websites for DIY Inspiration

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Online Inspiration for DIY Projects It’s easy to get caught up dreaming of home improvement projects when looking at Pinterest or Houzz. There are so many beautiful rooms and gorgeous yards. But not all of us have unlimited budgets at our disposal and contractors at our beck and call. If you’re interested in rolling up your sleeves and taking a …