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Shop Small in Long Beach

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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 …

90807 Market Update

90807 Market Update: October 2016

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90807 Market Update October 2016: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90807 Areas of Long Beach, CA Including the Neighborhoods of California Heights, Bixby Knolls, Bixby Terrace, and Virginia Country Club In September, the median single family home price in 90807 was $637,000, which is just about an 18% growth from September 2015. The area tends to do well later in the year, so it would not be unheard of to see a couple months of growth continuing from here before following the usual winter drop off. The closing price of homes was typically 100% of the asking price in …

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Long Beach Has a Sweet Tooth

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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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90807 Market Update: September 2016

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90807 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90807 Areas of Long Beach, CA Including the Neighborhoods of California Heights, Bixby Knolls, Bixby Terrace, and Virginia Country Club In August, the median single family home price in 90807 was $602,500, which is a 3.7% growth from August 2015. If the area value continues to follow the growth pattern of the last three years, value may rise again in the coming months. While pricing has been volatile over the last few years, 2016 has been fairly balanced in comparison to years prior. The number of days that listings stay on …

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90807 Market Update: August 2016

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90807 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90807 Areas of Long Beach, CA Including the Neighborhoods of California Heights, Bixby Knolls, Bixby Terrace, and Virginia Country Club Home prices in 90807 have been very volatile over the past several years, peaking in November 2015 at $692,000 and then experiencing periods of decline and growth going into July 2016. In July, the median home price in 90807 was $569,500, which is 8.7% below July 2015. If the area value continues to follow the growth pattern of the last three years, value may rise again in the coming months. The original …

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A Long Beach Food Hall Near You

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Another small industrial space, full of small stalls and eateries is looking to make its home in Long Beach, in the Bixby Knolls community. Named Steelcraft for the giant shipping containers that the businesses will be housed in, this food hall is a whole new world for Long Beach, but is a trend that has been increasing across the states from California to New York. What Is A Food Hall? A “food hall”,  as they have come to be known, is typically a collection of small eateries and handicrafts in a building together. Many of these can be found inside …