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360 W. Ocean Blvd. #305 Long Beach, CA – Just Listed!

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Cozy Studio in The Sovereign Just Listed! 360 W. Ocean Blvd. #305 Long Beach, CA – Downtown Long Beach Condo For Sale! Filled with charm and character, this cozy studio unit in the historic Sovereign building features hardwood floors and plenty of built-in storage space. The light-filled kitchen offers new floors, counters and abundant cabinet space. The amount of closet space in this studio will surprise you. In addition to a hanging closet, there are built-in drawers and a vanity area.   Studio units in the Sovereign rarely come on the market, and this one is ideal for a first-time …

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Unique Places to Take a Valentine

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For many people, Valentine’s Day is a “Hallmark holiday,” marked with flowers, maybe a card and dinner out. But Valentine’s Day can be celebrated in many ways and in many places. And this year, since it falls on a Sunday, why not take the day and explore someplace fun? Local Places to Explore With Your Valentine Whether you’re looking for a unique date or just want to explore Long Beach, here are some fun things to do locally. Take a stroll through the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden: 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach The 1.5 acre garden on the Cal …

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My Dream Home: A Love Story

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Falling in Love with a Home It turns out falling in love with a home is much like falling in love with a person. The relationship moves in stages. There are ups and downs and sometimes you have to compromise, but true love lasts forever. Daina Grover, a Rose Park South homeowner, shares her love story here. The Home Before THE ONE Grover and her husband bought the home in the Spring of 2000. The original owner of the 1950 home had past away and the brother in law was selling the home. “We were asking for a price reduction. We …

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Neighborhood Profile: Alamitos Beach

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Your Guide to Exploring Alamitos Beach Nestled between downtown Long Beach and Bluff Park and Belmont Shore beyond is the charming neighborhood of Alamitos Beach. The neighborhood is easy to miss if you don’t know where to go, but there are plenty of hidden gems to check out. Here’s a guide to get you started. Where Exactly is Alamitos Beach? Alamitos Beach stretches from Ocean Boulevard on the south to 4th Street on the north, from  Junipero Avenue on the east and Alamitos Boulevard on the west. The bordering neighborhoods are the East Village Arts District, Bluff Park and Bluff Heights. Downtown …

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1310 E. Ocean Blvd. #305 Long Beach, CA – Just Listed!

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Beautiful Oceanfront Condominium Just Listed! 1310 E. Ocean Blvd. Unit #305 Long Beach, CA 90802 Picture yourself living a luxury lifestyle in one of Long Beach’s most elegant highrise condominium buildings, the Ocean Club. Start the day with a sunrise view and fresh ocean breeze from the comfort of your bedroom. The master bedroom opens to a spacious living and dining area, and a balcony with views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, and Queen Mary. Abundant windows bathe this condo in natural light, but if you want privacy, simply draw the stylish plantation shutters. Flooring, paint, and wallpaper have …

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Explore El Dorado Park

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The Many Joys of El Dorado Park in Long Beach If you live in the Long Beach area, you have most likely heard of El Dorado Park. And if you haven’t already visited, you’ve likely at least driven by. However, there is much more to the park than meets the eye. The park consists of El Dorado East Regional Park, the El Dorado Nature Center, and El Dorado Park West. Within these three areas there is plenty to explore. Located at 2800 Studebacker Road, El Dorado Park West covers 272.5 acres and is the place to go to play sports.  Along …

1050 Roswell Ave. Long Beach, CA

1050 Roswell Avenue, Long Beach, CA – Just Listed!

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Beautiful Home Near Recreation Park * 1050 Roswell Avenue, Long Beach, CA * Just a few blocks from Recreation Park and not far from the Shore, this home offers convenient access to entertainment, shopping, and recreation. The spacious living and dining area features plenty of natural light and a cozy fireplace. The recently remodeled kitchen boasts a classic O’Keefe and Merritt stove with a stainless steel hood, solid surface countertops, porcelain tile floors and a farm sink. Additional details like under-counter lighting, pantry storage, and a wine cooler make working in this kitchen a dream. Throughout the home you’ll find …

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Buy or Sell First: How to Decide

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Should you Buy or Sell your Home First? Once you’ve decided you’re ready to move, it’s time to decide whether or not you are going to buy your new home or sell your old home first. It’s a tough decision so it’s important to weigh all the relating factors with a knowledgeable real estate agent prior to deciding. The keys to making the right decision depend on a few key factors: The market, your financial position, the risk you’re willing to take, and convenience. Financial Position If you can afford the down payment for your next home and can qualify for …

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Cambodia Town

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Explore Cambodia Town in Long Beach Cambodia town is a 1.2 mile neighborhood of Long Beach and has the largest concentration of Cambodians outside of Cambodia. The neighborhood runs along Anaheim street between Junipero and Atlantic Avenues. If you’re just passing through, the area may not look like anything special – just a mix of eclectic storefronts along a busy street. However, tucked away amidst it all, are some truly authentic restaurants and stores. What to do in Cambodia Town Indulge your Taste buds Dining your way through Cambodia Town is definitely the best way to explore the neighborhood. In …

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6 Tax Breaks for Homeowners

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Tax Breaks: What you Need to Know as a Homeowner The dreaded tax filing season is upon us. Make the season brighter by taking advantage of all the tax breaks you can. Homeowners, rejoice. Here’s six you may qualify for: 1. Mortgage Interest Deduction Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID) is a top tax break for homeowners, which can save you a significant amount of money. In the beginning, the majority of your monthly mortgage payments go toward loan interest, and you can deduct all the interest from your mortgage on your taxes. Keep Form 1098, issued by your lender, with your important records. This form explains exactly …