665 Temple Avenue, Long Beach

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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 …

Rose Park Beauty -746 Dawson Avenue

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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 …

Foreclosure threatening a happy holiday?

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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 …

5 Reasons To Buy During the Holidays

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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 …

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Relocating to the Long Beach Area?

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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 …

362 Grand Avenue, Long Beach

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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 …

3647 Albury Avenue, Long Beach

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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 …

Are you falling behind on your mortgage?

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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 …

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What Buyers Need to Know About Short Sales

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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 …

The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home in Long Beach

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  There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability and resale values.  Still, there’s much to learn before taking the plunge. STYLE AND CHARACTER—Historic properties are full of the style and warmth that many of us grew up with. The neighborhoods seem almost familiar to us, evoking a feeling of having been there before …