egg-stravaganza

Join Us for EggStravaganza in Rose Park

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EggStravaganza is rolling around this weekend again in Rose Park, at 8th and Orizaba in Long Beach. Food, crafts, music, a photo booth and more will be on tap Sunday, April 9th, at 10 a.m. An annual favorite event of the Rose Park Neighborhood Association, The Shannon Jones Team is proud to be a co-sponsor, along with The Family Nest and Eva Grello.  Eggstravaganza is a family-friendly, fun community event. As in past years, there will also be a cake walk, offering opportunities to win delicious baked goods. The Rose Park Neighborhood Association was formed in 1999 to foster cooperation, communication …

755 Junipero Ave.

Open House at Beautiful Rose Park Bungalow

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Please join us for an open house Saturday, April 1st, or Sunday, April 2nd, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 755 Junipero, a charming bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District. A lovely manicured front lawn and inviting front porch welcome you to this classic 1921 Craftsman home. Gorgeous wood floors and abundant windows create a bright, open space in the living room, while the original built-ins and faux fireplace add charm. The adjacent dining area is also light and bright and has side door leading to the driveway. The remodeled kitchen blends the modern convenience of stainless steel …

2333 E Poppy

Open House at Detached Condo in Long Beach

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Please join us for an open house Saturday, April 1st, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 2333 E. Poppy Street in Long Beach. Built in 2006, this beautiful home lies in a small complex of only four condominiums, all detached with private garages and fenced yards, offering the privacy of single family homes. The white picket fence and brick front porch invite you inside this two-story home and that inviting feeling continues with pleasing neutral colors and upgraded finishes throughout. Downstairs you’ll find two bedrooms with recessed lighting and high-end laminate flooring, as well as a shared bathroom featuring tile flooring, …

Lawn to Garden

6th Annual Lawn to Garden Tour in Long Beach

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Whether you’re considering re-landscaping your yard with water-friendly plants or you simply like looking at beautiful gardens, you may want to check out the 6th annual Lawn to Garden Tour in Long Beach on Saturday, April 1st. The tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will showcase 29 lawn-to-garden landscapes throughout the city. Homeowners or representatives will be available at each home to discuss their experiences during their garden transformations and to answer questions about their gardens. You can sign up for the Lawn-to-Garden Tour online  and receive a list of the homeowners who are participating, along with a map. …

2914 Sandwood St.

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 room is light and bright and has a slider to the back yard. The spacious master bedroom has an en suite bath and large closet. The two additional bedrooms have hardwood floors and share an updated hall bath. The inviting …

12272 Foster Rd.

Open House at 12272 Foster Road, Rossmoor

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*Saturday & Sunday, March 25th & 26th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.* You can be one of the first to see this amazing home when you join The Shannon Jones Team this weekend for our open house. This is a great opportunity to live the Southern California dream. Situated on a corner lot in a prime part of prestigious rossmoor, this home is light, airy, and upgraded throughout. You’ll fall in love as soon as you walk through the charming Dutch door. With soaring ceilings, recessed lighting, and an open floor plan, this home is perfect for entertaining or everyday living. …

Shower

Goodbye Tub, Hello Shower

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Many Homeowners Are Ditching Their Bathtubs In Favor of Showers While the idea of taking a leisurely, luxurious bath may be appealing to many people, the reality is that most Americans shower rather than bathe. And while over-sized whirlpool tubs were once a staple of master bathroom remodels, many people are ditching them in favor of big, beautiful showers. The trend is a victory for environmentalists. A shower uses 10 to 25 gallons of water typically, whereas a bath takes up to 70 gallons, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  Showers also typically take less time than baths as …

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Creating A Pet-Friendly Home

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Your home is your castle, but if you’ve got pets, it’s also their castle and you want to make sure your pets are comfortable and safe. Whether you’re thinking of selling your home or planning on staying put, there are a number of things you can do to create a pet-friendly home. In 2016, 61% of U.S. households owned a pet or planned to own one in the future and there are many features both in the home and surrounding community that pet owners value. As you’re working to make a more pet-friendly home, you may want to consider the …

Real estate in Long Beach

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 easily outpacing seller activity in much of the country, culminating in relatively quick sales and low supply. Demand has remained strong so far this year. Unemployment has reached pre-recession levels, and Americans remain optimistic about finding quality employment. This matters …

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3 Homeowner Tax Breaks That Ended in 2016

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Make Sure You Take These Homeowner Tax Breaks for 2016 If You Can… They May Not Come Back Perhaps you didn’t realize it, but many tax breaks have a life span of only one year. Technically, a lot of those tax credits and deductions expired on Dec. 31, 2016—which means that if you’re a homeowner, you might want to lock in whatever home-related tax benefits you can when you file last year’s return.Granted, it’s certainly possible these tax benefits could be renewed for 2017, as they have been in past years. But with a new president in office and plenty …