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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 …

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Community Service & Involvement in Long Beach

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In neighborhoods across the US, a need for community involvement is cropping up from all generations, but it differs according to generation. While the older generations are feeling a keen sense of loss of community of their cities, the younger are feeling a driving need to become more invested in both involvement and community service. But where do we get started? …

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Signal Hill, The City Within a City

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Within Long Beach, there lies another city unto itself: Signal Hill. With a history going back to the time of California’s first exploration to the present energy giant it is now, there’s a lot to love about the 2.2 square miles that makes up Signal Hill. Signal Hill of the Past Signal Hill was originally named for its use to local …

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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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1829 Orizaba Ave. Signal Hill, CA

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1829 Orizaba Ave. Signal Hill, CA – Luxurious Townhome Price Reduced to $459,000!! This sleek, recently built solar-powered townhome is a 10. An end unit with only one common wall, this sunny home is bathed in natural light and filled with premium upgrades, offering a luxurious lifestyle. The living room and dining area have gorgeous hardwood floors and open to …

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1870 Gladys Ave. #108 Signal Hill, CA

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Luxurious Townhome in Signal Hill – 1870 Gladys Ave. #108 Signal Hill, CA Accepting Backup Offers Only Live the luxury lifestyle in this recently built multi-level townhome in a gated complex in Signal Hill. The open floor plan, abundant natural light and beautiful finishes make this end unit perfect for relaxing or entertaining. The main level has an open floor plan …

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2016 Real Estate Market: State and Local Trends

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Real estate is a very local business and when you’re considering buying or selling a home, it’s important to focus not on the national trends, but on what’s going on in your state, city, neighborhood, and even on your street. Past trends and current statistics can assist you in planning. Here’s a look at the real estate market in California as well …

1600 CRESCENT HEIGHTS ST., SIGNAL HILL

1600 Crescent Heights St.

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Spacious View Home in Signal Hill 1600 Crescent Heights St. Signal Hill, CA Sold!!! Enjoy forever views from this spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Signal Hill. Downstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms, and an open floor plan with kitchen, dining area and seating area. Upstairs is another open, flexible living area with room for games, den, home gym, and a …

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A Condo Buyer’s Guide to HOAs

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If you’re buying a condo, you may be asking yourself, what’s an HOA and what do I need to know about it? Buying a condo involves a great deal of paper work and a Homeowners Association (HOA). Let’s be honest…You hire a professional,  experienced real estate agent so you don’t have to worry about the details. However, buying a condo requires …

Are home values at record highs

Are Home Values At Record Levels?

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Last week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their Existing Home Sales Report. The report announced that the median existing-home price in June was $236,400. That value surpasses the peak median sales price set in July 2006 ($230,400). This revelation created many headlines exclaiming that home prices had hit a “new record”: Wall Street Journal:   Existing-Home Prices Hit Record …