Colorado Lagoon

Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project

Jon Levenson Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , CA , California , City of Long Beach , Long Beach , Real Estate Leave a Comment

The lagoon is getting a facelift, but that’s not all… The Colorado Lagoon was once a flourishing part of the historic Los Cerritos Wetlands and remains a habitat for various animals and plants. Today, it’s surrounded by beautiful homes and parks and is a special haven for families and Long Beach locals. But you’ve probably noticed… something’s afoot at the lagoon. Despite so many drastic environmental changes over the years, the saltwater lagoon is still an important retreat to many fish and jellyfish and it’s a rest stop for all kinds of migrating birds year after year. Lately though, that natural scene has  been …

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Shop Small in Long Beach

shannonjones Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , Bixby Knolls , City of Long Beach , Downtown Long Beach , Events , Featured Articles , Long Beach , Neighborhoods , Real Estate , Shopping Leave a Comment

Move Over Black Friday, Long Beach Loves Small Business Saturday Tightly wedged between the door-busting deals of Black Friday and the internet insanity of Cyber Monday is the most feel good shopping event of the year — Small Business Saturday. And Long Beach does it better than anywhere else. Turns out, you can support local businesses and meet all your holiday shopping needs without fighting the crowds or encountering technical difficulties. The following neighborhoods offer several opportunities to meet, stroll, shop and eat this Thanksgiving weekend. 4th Street Retro Row Every day is Throwback Thursday at Retro Row. Whether you’re …

90803 Market Update

90803 Market Update: October 2016

shannonjones Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , Long Beach Real Estate , Real Estate , Real Estate Market Update Leave a Comment

October 2016 Real Estate Market Update for the 90803 Area of Long Beach The 90803 market update includes the neighborhoods of Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Belmont Heights, Naples, the Peninsula, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, Spinnaker Bay and Spinnaker Cove, University Park Estate, and Bixby Village The median sale price of single family homes in 90803 has fluctuated greatly in recent years, but continues to trend upwards despite the highs and lows over the months. September 2016 saw a sharp upswing in value for this area, going from $992,500 in August to $1,217,500 as the median sales price for single family homes in 90803. …

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Long Beach Has a Sweet Tooth

shannonjones Belmont Shore , Bixby Knolls , Downtown Long Beach , Featured Articles , Local Long Beach Businesses , Real Estate Leave a Comment

It turns out that the City of Long Beach isn’t just a great location for the beach, entertainment, and walkability; it also is paradise for those with a sweet tooth. Judging from our ice cream shops, bakeries, and specialty food places, we have to admit that it’s not very surprising. According to the Travel Channel, we eat more ice cream than any other city in the country, and with the options that we have, it would be hard not to. Let’s cover the ways we celebrate our love of sugar here: The Long Beach Sweet Tooth Champion: Ice Cream Let’s start …

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90803 Market Update: September 2016

shannonjones Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , Long Beach , Long Beach Real Estate , Naples Island , Real Estate , Real Estate Market Update Leave a Comment

September 2016 Real Estate Market Update for the 90803 Area of Long Beach The 90803 market update includes the neighborhoods of Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Belmont Heights, Naples, the Peninsula, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, Spinnaker Bay and Spinnaker Cove, University Park Estate, and Bixby Village The median sale price of single family homes in 90803 has fluctuated greatly in recent years, but continues to trend upwards despite the highs and lows over the months. Fluctuations in price are not unusual in 90803 and home prices in the area are still substantially higher than for Long Beach overall. After a brief but harsh drop …

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90803 Market Update: August 2016

shannonjones Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , Long Beach , Naples Island , Real Estate , Real Estate Market Update , Selling a Home Leave a Comment

August 2016 Real Estate Market Update for the 90803 Area of Long Beach The 90803 market update includes the neighborhoods of Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Belmont Heights, Naples, the Peninsula, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, Spinnaker Bay and Spinnaker Cove, University Park Estate, and Bixby Village After a peak at $1,179,000 in June, the median July 2016 home price was $955,000, 15.8% lower than it was last July. The median sale price of single family homes in 90803 has fluctuated greatly in recent years, but continues to trend upwards despite the highs and lows over the months. Fluctuations in price are not unusual in …

90803 Real Estate

90803 Real Estate Market Update

Shannon Belmont Shore , Real Estate Leave a Comment

Median Home Price Up in 90803 Real Estate Information for Belmont Shore, Naples, Peninsula, Belmont Park and other neighborhoods in Long Beach 90803 After several months of showing declines, the median home price in 90803 increased last month to $1,106,563 – up 4.1% from November 2014. Here’s the latest on 90803 real estate trends. The price per square foot of homes in 90803 showed some significant growth, up 29.1% in the past year to $599 as of November 2015. The number of closed sales was down, however, from both the previous couple of months as well as from the same …

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90803 Real Estate Market Update

Shannon Belmont Shore , Long Beach , Real Estate Leave a Comment

With prices up and inventory down, the fall housing market is a great time for home sellers in Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Naples, the Peninsula and other areas in the 90803 area of Long Beach. After taking a dip in August, prices have been on the rise for the past two months and ended October at 2.9% above the same time for the previous year. The number of houses for sale in 90803 dipped again last month, falling to 16.5% below October 2014. There is currently a 4.4 month supply of houses for sale in 90803, which although a bit …

Halloween with your Pets

Howl-o-ween Happenings for You and Your Furry Friends

Shannon Belmont Shore , CA , California , Events , Featured Articles , Long Beach , Long Beach Events , Orange County , Real Estate Leave a Comment

Happy Howl-o-ween! Why should us humans get all the fun? As important members of the family, your pets should get to partake in all the festivities! Here are some of the fun Halloween events in the LA/OC area that you and your furry friends can both enjoy!     Walk & Trick-or-Treat for the Animals Oct. 24th, 9 am – noon Huntington Beach Central Park 18000 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach Furry kids and human kids are both welcome at this trick-or-treating event! Explore the haunted dog agility course or trick-or-treat through the “ghost town” of vendors. Not to mention all …

90803 Real Estate Market Update

90803 Real Estate Market Update

Shannon Belmont Heights , Belmont Shore , Buying a Home , CA , California , City of Long Beach , Long Beach , Long Beach Condos , long beach homes , Long Beach Real Estate , Naples Island , Real Estate , Real Estate Market Update Leave a Comment

90803 Real Estate Market Update October 2015 Long Beach real estate information for Belmont Shore, the Peninsula, Naples, Belmont Park, Belmont Heights, Spinnaker Bay and Cove, and Bay Harbour   The number of closed sales for single family homes in 90803 has skyrocketed over the past month jumping to a record high (and tying with June 2015) of 26 closed sales.   Most likely due to the high number of closed sales, the months supply of inventory for 90803 single family homes dropped this past month, landing at 3.9. This is 29.1% lower than the inventory levels last year.   …