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Join Us For A Free Homebuyers Seminar

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Thinking about making a move or buying for the first time? Curious about the loan process and what down payment assistance programs you may qualify for? Looking for a team of experienced professionals to help guide you through the steps of finding, financing, and buying the home of your dreams? Don’t miss out on this insightful seminar that can help …

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Explore Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

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If you’re looking for a picture-perfect spot for a picnic or place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and relax for a while, The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden can’t be beat. One of Long Beach’s hidden treasures, the garden is located on the western side of the Cal State Long Beach campus. The garden was created …

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Home Prices Soar

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Southern California home prices went up in July across Southern California as the already hot housing market saw continued high demand and persistently low inventory. According to a report from CoreLogic, the six-county Southern California area’s median price climbed 7.7% from a year earlier, hitting $501,000. Despite the fact that the market rebound is now in its sixth year, the …

Now's the Time to Keep Up with the Joneses

Now’s the Time to Keep Up with the Joneses

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No matter how much you love your house, there’re always moments of uncertainty about whether you and your property are still on the same page when it comes to wants, needs, and dreams. Does your current house fit your current (or aspired to) lifestyle? Is there enough room for your current family or any additional members you might be planning? Does …

Long Beach: A Foodie's Paradise

Long Beach: A Foodie’s Paradise

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Most metropolitan areas are known for a signature dish or cuisine. Kansas City has its barbecue, New York and Chicago have their competing styles of pizza, Nashville has its hot chicken, LA is the birthplace of the Korean Taco- the list goes on. But what about Long Beach? You’d be hard pressed to find someone who’s serious about good eats that wouldn’t …

Doug Matsuda

Welcome to Doug Matsuda

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Please join the Shannon Jones Team in welcoming our new Buyer Specialist, Doug Matsuda! With a 10 year career in real estate spanning multiple agent and administrative roles, Doug brings a highly efficient, personal, and insightful perspective to each of his clients’ home buying needs. Licensed in 2010, Doug has a broad range of experience including transaction coordination, office management, …

Boomerang Buyers Boost Seller's Market

Boomerang Buyers Boost Seller’s Market

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You’ve  likely heard that the current housing climate is a strong seller’s market. Inventory is low and buyer demand is high, often giving sellers a large pool of buyers and multiple offers when they choose to list their home. Still, many homeowners can remain on the fence about whether or not now is the time to put their house on the …

The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home

The Ins and Outs of Buying a Historic Home

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There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability, style, and solid resale values.  Beyond that, there’s a personal investment in a certain aesthetic, becoming a caretaker for a piece of modern history, and enjoying a level of craftsmanship not commonly found in newer developments. There’s also a whole handful of considerations to catch up on before …

2846 Ladoga Ave, Long Beach CA

Two New Open Houses- Long Beach and Lomita

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Open House- 2846 Ladoga Ave, Long Beach CA Saturday 8/20 & Sunday 8/21, 1-4 PM Classic styling and contemporary updates await in this beautiful move-in ready home featuring a gorgeous open floor plan, four generously sized bedrooms and three recently remodeled bathrooms. The spacious master suite lies at the rear of the house and features a spa-like master bathroom and abundant …

Hey, Millenial Homeowners- It May Be Time to Sell

Hey, Millennial Homeowners- It May Be Time to Sell

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Contrary to what many believe, Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S. than any other age group in 2017 and the most recent Census Bureau report shows that the homeownership rate among Millennials is finally on the rise. Many Millennials took advantage of post housing crash prices and the First-Time Homebuyers’ Tax Credit and jumped …