4451 Graywood Avenue

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SOLD! Large 3 bedroom/2 bath Lakewood Village pool home with great curb appeal. Downstairs, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms plus an open living area. The living area has vaulted ceilings, a brick fireplace, travertine floors and a bar/seating area that opens to the kitchen. The kitchen has granite counters, high ceilings, and built-in appliances. Additionally, there’s an upstairs …

7890 Spring St 26A

7890 Spring St #26A

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SOLD! Bank-owned beauty – Two story loft style end unit with vaulted ceilings & fresh paint. Roomy upstairs bedroom w/walk-in closet and an open floor plan downstairs with a kitchen & breakfast bar open to the large living room. Unit has a private patio and overlooks the community pool area. Beautiful complex with lakes, streams, and fountains. Amenities include a rec …

Pricing Your Home

Pricing Advice for Long Beach Home Sellers

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Even though prices have dropped over the past five to six years, we sometimes encounter homeowners who are in denial about their home value. Obviously if you are selling your home, you want to get as much as possible, but pricing it at the highest price doesn’t necessarily accomplish that goal. Recently I spoke with a woman who said she …

1182 Stonewood Court, San Pedro

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  SOLD!  Tucked away in the rear of the Gardens complex and overlooking a lush greenbelt, this two-story townhouse is a great opportunity. Downstairs, you’ll find an open floor plan with laminate floors, a kitchen with Corian counters and crisp white cabinets and an eating area overlooking a private back patio. There’s also a powder room. Upstairs are two master …

Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

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Last weekend I met with a woman who was trying to decide what to do with a Long Beach home. Her uncle just passed away and as the trustee and executor, it’s her job to take care of the estate. Unfortunately, the primary asset is a home with no equity. The mortgage is current right now, and we discussed her options. …

29 Altimira, Coto De Caza

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SOLD! Beautiful 3 bedroom home in the Meritage area of Coto de Caza, with a detached casita that could be used as a fourth bedroom, home office or bonus room.  You’ll love the dramatic two-story entryway with a curving staircase, the spacious living room with a vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, and the family room with French doors leading to …

3475 Marna Ave

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SOLD! Terrific 4 bedroom home on one of the nicest interior streets in El Dorado Park Estates. The spacious living room has a fireplace and the eat-in kitchen has lots of cabinets, tiled counters and built-in appliances. Both bathrooms have been updated. This home features central heat, an attached two car garage, and inside laundry room. The back yard has …

Don’t Let Your Long Beach Home Get Foreclosed On Without Exploring Other Options!

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Earlier this month, we had some past clients who lost their Long Beach home to foreclosure. It was devastating for them and disappointing for us as well. We have helped dozens of Long Beach homeowners avoid foreclosure through short sales and we wanted to help them too. Unfortunately, it was too late. They waited too long to explore options other …

Another Short Sale Class? You Bet!

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Several years ago, as the Long Beach real estate market shifted, my business made a radical shift along with it. I went from doing all traditional sales to doing a lot of short sales. The first couple were tough. In one of our first underwater sales, we listed a Long Beach home for sale just three days before it was slated to go …

5 Tips for Buying A Short Sale

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If you’re considering buying a short sale, you may have heard horror stories about buyers who’ve waited for months or even years only to find out they can’t buy the dream home they’ve been waiting for. That does happen. But if you understand the process and follow the five tips below from Long Beach short sale expert Shannon Jones, you may be …