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 — …

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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 …

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Beautiful Home in Cypress Point

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*Beautiful Home at 5937 Cypress Point, Long Beach CA * Built in 2005, this beautiful, spacious Cypress Point townhome has an open floor plan and elegant finishes like crown molding and recessed lighting. The living room has rich wood floors and a gas fireplace and flows into the adjacent dining area. The light, bright kitchen has wood cabinets, granite counters, …

Improve or Move?

Improve or Move?

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Wondering Whether to Improve or Move? Unless you built a custom home, you may have a long list of things you’d like to improve in your current home. Browsing online listings might get you in the mood to upgrade to a new home, or give you ideas to improve or add onto your existing home. Frequently at our open houses, attendees …

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Is It Time to Sell Your Home?

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If you’ve been considering a move, you may be wondering if now is a good time to sell a home. The simple answer is yes, based on the theory of supply and demand that we all learned in school. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price rises. An article in the …

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Rossmoor Pool Home For Sale

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*11502 Harrisburg Road, Rossmoor* Open House Saturday and Sunday, 4/22 and 4/23, 1 to 4 p.m.   View the 3D Virtual Tour!   Come see this spacious, updated Rossmoor pool home. Situated on one of the neighborhood’s nicest streets, this move-in ready home has been professionally decorated and well maintained. Outside, the tile roof and brick accents provide great curb appeal. Inside, …

Paint

Painting Hacks That Will Make You Look Like A Pro

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A DIY painting job doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, besmirched floors, and ceramic sinks speckled with robin’s egg blue.Use these simple painting tips and tricks from the pros to make the process faster and less messy — and ensure a gorgeous end result. 1. Soak Brushes in Fabric Softener to Keep Bristles Soft Every DIY painter has been privy …

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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 …