Build Your Own DIY Firepit

Build Your Own DIY Firepit

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Sure, it’s fall. There’s a chill in the air, and that grill doesn’t have same appeal it did in July or August. But we do live in Southern California, and outdoor living doesn’t have to end when the leaves start to drift from the trees. Not ready for the backyard party to stop? Neither are we! Fall is the perfect …

Why You Should Price Your Home To Sell Fast

Why You Should Price Your Home To Sell Fast …

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…Even If You’re Not In A Hurry For those new to the seller’s side of the real estate market, the concept of pricing your house in a way that can secure a fast sale, and also create the best monetary return can seem like a balancing act. On one hand, you don’t want to scare away potential buyers with a …

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A Tale of Two Real Estate Markets

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Six months ago, we reported that the mismatch between the type of inventory of homes for sale and the demand of buyers in the US was causing the formation of two markets. In the starter and trade-up home categories, there were significantly more buyers than there were homes for sale, causing a seller’s market. In the premium, or luxury, home categories, the opposite was …

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How To Get The Most Money When You Sell Your Home

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Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are three keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW  This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s look at this concept for a moment. Many …

Lakewood Village

Discover Lakewood Village

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Many people drive  through the Lakewood Village neighborhood without ever knowing they’ve done so since major streets form its boundaries and Clark Avenue runs through the middle of it. Yet if you’re seeking a neighborhood of mostly low-traffic streets and custom homes that’s convenient to good schools, shopping, and restaurants, you may want to check out the neighborhood. Lakewood Village sits in …

How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

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In a housing market where prices seem to be constantly on the rise, combined with Southern California’s well-known top-dollar real estate price tags, local buyers can find themselves wondering exactly how much money they need on hand to invest in the home of their dreams. When you combine the considerations of a down payment, the spectrum of closing costs, and …

Long Beach's Fresh Catch

Long Beach’s Fresh Catch

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Your Guide to Going Fishing in Long Beach Like most sports, fishing has its seasons, but being blessed with our local Pacific currents, fishing in Long Beach means an almost always open season– you just need some local insight, the right gear, and a knowledgeable charter to set you on the right track. Luckily these favorable conditions have created a …

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Local Home Prices Jump Again

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ome Prices in Greater Long Beach Area Rise As Inventory Remains Low The Southern California housing market continued to sizzle in August as home prices in Southern California rose again. In Los Angeles County, the median home price climbed 9.4% to a record $580,000. In Long Beach, the median home price in August rose to $622,500, which is 13.4% higher than a …

5 Reasons To Buy This Fall

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

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The reasons to sell your home may be based off of a combination of individual needs, the right season for a move, or the current real estate market. Let’s take a look at why the current market conditions may be pointing you in the direction of joining the strong local “Seller’s Market” this fall. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic …

Kitchen Remodels Worth Investing In

Kitchen Remodels Worth Investing In

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When potential buyers first check out a property, one of the features that usually lands on their must-have home list is a great kitchen. It’s also no surprise that most homeowners also look to the kitchen when planning their wish list of home improvements or remodels. What can get tricky is bridging the gap between investing in your individual kitchen …