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April 2017 Real Estate Market Update

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The start of the year ushered in a wave of good news about a hot stock market, higher wages and an active home sales environment. At the same time, housing prices have continued to rise, and the low inventory situation and affordability crunch has been particularly hard on first-time buyers struggling to get into the market. Nevertheless, buyer activity is …

2914 Sandwood, Lakewood

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Beautiful Lakewood Home Don’t miss the premiere open house for this lovely Lakewood home because it won’t last long! It’s full of charm and move-in ready. Gleaming hardwood floors and crown molding add elegance to the living and dining areas, while the kitchen features gorgeous travertine tile floors, plentiful cabinets, granite counters, a farmhouse sink and stainless steel appliances. The carpeted family …

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March Real Estate Market Update

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The start of the year ushered in a wave of good news about a hot stock market, higher wages and an active home sales environment. At the same time, housing prices have continued to rise, and the low inventory situation and affordability crunch has been particularly hard on first-time buyers struggling to get into the market. Nevertheless, buyer activity is …

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Higher Education in Long Beach

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Higher education after K-12 isn’t just an afterthought in Long Beach, but an entire industry and lifestyle that has shaped the city in many ways. With two significant local programs and multiple decades of learning across the institutions, your next vocation is just a classroom away. California State University, Long Beach The largest and most well known of Long Beach’s higher education …

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Living in Lakewood

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Once dubbed an “instant city” that grew by leaps and bounds, the city of Lakewood has earned itself other designations over the years. A couple years ago, it was named the “most boring city in California” by a popular real estate website and garnered a “Playful City” designation for its quality parks, playgrounds and recreation services. You may think of …

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The Ranch Style Home: An American Classic

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Once one of the most prominent styles in the United States, Ranch style homes have become a ubiquitous part of the American neighborhood landscape. Characterized by their modernist appearance in comparison to earlier elaborate styles like Craftsman and Victorian, these open floor planned properties were the standard of living. The questions we look to to answer is what makes a …

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90808 Market Update: September 2016

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90808 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90808 Areas of Long Beach, CA 90808 Market Update Includes the Neighborhoods of Carson Park, Plaza, Lakewood Village, and Old Lakewood City The median home price in 90808 is at one of it’s highest points right now, dropping to $585,000 in August of 2016. In comparison to $575,000 as the average …

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What Does One Million Dollars Buy You?

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Hint:  It’s not necessarily a mansion. At one time homes for one million dollars and above were automatically considered “luxury real estate.” You might picture a waterfront mansion with a Jaguar out front in the circular drive. Yet home prices have been on the rise across the country and locally, and recently San Jose, Calif. was in the news when the …

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90808 Market Update: August 2016

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90808 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90808 Areas of Long Beach, CA 90808 Market Update Includes the Neighborhoods of Carson Park, Plaza, Lakewood Village, and Old Lakewood City The median home price in 90808 is at one of it’s highest points right now, hitting $640,500 in July of 2016. In comparison to $560,000 as the average …

4754 Palo Verde Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713

4754 Palo Verde Avenue

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Spacious and Cheerful Ranch Home 4754 Palo Verde Avenue, Lakewood, CA  90713 Just Sold!   3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1486 sq. ft., 5215 sq. ft. lot (per tax records) Built in 1950 Offered at $497,000 2 car garage Check out this classic Lakewood ranch home in a great neighborhood. Just past the custom brick steps and porch lies a welcoming …