310 Grand Avenue, Long Beach

Shannon Belmont Heights , City of Long Beach , Featured Properties , Long Beach , Real Estate

SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom Spanish bungalow in the heart of Belmont Heights features hardwood floors, vintage detailing and a lovely back yard retreat.  Period light fixtures and tray ceilings accent the spacious living and dining rooms, while the large kitchen has tile counters and lots of cabinet space.  There are two large bedrooms, and a smaller bedroom/studio with a slate floor and access to the back yard.  The large bathroom has the original tile floors, walls, and vanity along with a separate tub and stall shower. The lush, secluded back yard has a large brick patio, mature landscaping with multiple …

665 Temple Avenue, Long Beach

Shannon Featured Properties , Long Beach , Neighborhoods , Real Estate , Rose Park , Rose Park Neighborhood

SOLD! Located in the heart of the Rose Park South Historic District, this 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home has been completely refurbished. It features gleaming hardwood floors, fresh paint inside and out, a low-maintenance front yard and a huge back yard. The bathrooms have been updated and the eat-in kitchen has been totally remodeled with new cabinets, Caesarstone counters, and tile floors. This home is walking distance to shops, restaurants, and the beach. Property Map View Larger Map This home may be sold, but check out these other listings in the Rose Park neighborhood.

Rose Park Beauty -746 Dawson Avenue

Shannon Featured Properties , Rose Park , Rose Park Neighborhood

SOLD! Entering this Craftsman colonial bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District is like turning back time. Just past the broad front porch of 746 Dawson Avenue, you’ll find gleaming hardwood floors and amazing original built-in cabinetry. The large, open living/dining room features an original built-in china cabinet, built-in secretary desk and bookshelves, and a Minor Smith style fireplace with a beautiful concrete surround. In addition to the two bedrooms, there is a bonus room that could be used as an office, den or breakfast room. There is a detached garage and a huge back yard with multiple fruit trees. …

Foreclosure threatening a happy holiday?

Shannon Foreclosures , Lakewood , Long Beach , Short Sales

If a foreclosure is threatening your happy holiday, you should know you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are in the same situation, and it is my goal to help ease the stress that comes with the threat of foreclosure for as many as I can reach. As a CDPE-designated agent, I help struggling homeowners navigate the various options they have to avoid foreclosure. One possible option is a mortgage modification, which makes monthly payments more affordable. Another option may be to consider short sale. A short sale can be an excellent solution for homeowners who need to sell, and who …

5 Reasons To Buy During the Holidays

Shannon Foreclosures , Lakewood , Long Beach , Real Estate

In many parts of the United States, homebuying over the holiday season slows down to a glacial pace. Let’s face it — only really motivated buyers would put on heavy coats and boots and trudge through the snow to find their dream home. Here in sunny Southern California, we face no such weather challenges, but the real estate market still experiences a significant seasonal slowdown. Some of the buyers who’ve been looking for a while begin to say, “We’ve decided to put our plans on hold for a while – probably until sometime after the new year.” I started getting those …

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Relocating to the Long Beach Area?

Shannon Featured Properties , Relocation

If you’re relocating to the Long Beach area, you probably have many questions, especially if you’ve never lived here before. What types of homes are available in Long Beach? What are the best Long Beach Neighborhoods? What is the average price range of homes in the area? What types of fun things are there to do in Long Beach? We’ve anticipated your questions, and have prepared a complete relocation package for you, complete with real estate reports and everything you’ll need for relocating to Long Beach, California. Request Free Relocation Packet Plan your move with our Moving Checklist Long Beach …

362 Grand Avenue, Long Beach

Shannon Featured Properties

SOLD!! We sold this charming 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home for $595,000. Located on a great street in Belmont Heights, walking distance to shops and restaurants. Move-in ready with fresh interior and exterior paint and new carpet throughout. Spacious, light kitchen with a breakfast bar and dining room with french doors leading to a large deck. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and french doors as well. The back yard features an in-ground spa, and there’s a separate laundry room & powder room at the rear of the garage. The garage has french doors leading to the yard and could be used as …

3647 Albury Avenue, Long Beach

Shannon Featured Properties

SOLD!! This light, bright mid-century home in popular South of Conant neighborhood has an open floor plan and comfortable, beachy feel. The spacious living room features recessed lighting and bamboo floors, while the step-down dining room leads to a patio that’s perfect for entertaining. The kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinets, marble counters and stainless appliances, and is big enough to accommodate a breakfast area. The master suite features vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet, an en suite bathroom and french doors leading to the back yard. The master offers maximum privacy, located away from the other two bedrooms. All …

Are you falling behind on your mortgage?

Shannon Foreclosures

If you find yourself in a position where you owe more than your home is worth and you need to sell, a short sale may be your best option. But don’t get taken for a long, stressful ride by a self proclaimed ‘expert’. Click here to find out about short sales and other alternatives to foreclosure. You may be facing foreclosure… so what are your options?!? Try to look at the situation more from a financial standpoint rather than an emotional standpoint. This way you can more successfully analyze which option might best suit your needs and desires to move …

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What Buyers Need to Know About Short Sales

Shannon Foreclosures , Lakewood , Long Beach , Real Estate Leave a Comment

There are a couple common misconceptions about short sales that I often encounter when talking to buyers. I’d like to set those straight and give buyers a few pointers on what to consider when shopping for short sales. (A short sale by the way, is simply a sale where the seller is short on equity and thus must get permission from the lienholder(s) to take a loss on the property. It’s not as simple as it sounds, but we’ll get to that later.) The first misconception I encounter is that short sales are always great deals. I hear from some …