2914 Sandwood St.

2914 Sandwood, Lakewood

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Beautiful Lakewood Home Don’t miss the premiere open house for this lovely Lakewood home because it won’t last long! It’s full of charm and move-in ready. Gleaming hardwood floors and crown molding add elegance to the living and dining areas, while the kitchen features gorgeous travertine tile floors, plentiful cabinets, granite counters, a farmhouse sink and stainless steel appliances. The carpeted family room is light and bright and has a slider to the back yard. The spacious master bedroom has an en suite bath and large closet. The two additional bedrooms have hardwood floors and share an updated hall bath. The inviting …

4754 Palo Verde Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713

4754 Palo Verde Avenue

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Spacious and Cheerful Ranch Home 4754 Palo Verde Avenue, Lakewood, CA  90713 Just Sold!   3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1486 sq. ft., 5215 sq. ft. lot (per tax records) Built in 1950 Offered at $497,000 2 car garage Check out this classic Lakewood ranch home in a great neighborhood. Just past the custom brick steps and porch lies a welcoming entryway. In one direction, you’ll find the spacious living room with cheery wallpaper, and in the other, a cozy dining room with hardwood floors. The dining room opens to the galley kitchen, with natural oak cabinets, Corian counters, and a …

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5 Tips for Long Beach Short Sale Buyers

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If you are considering buying a short sale home in Long Beach, Lakewood or surrounding communities, here are 5 tips to help you successfully close the sale: 1. Short sales require lots of patience. If you have a tight timetable for moving, you may want to skip short sales. Make sure your agent knows who the lienholders are and what their typical turnaround time is so you can evaluate whether this is a transaction that will meet your time requirements. 2. Get yourself educated! Ask your Realtor to explain how the process works and what you can expect. 3. Understand …

Foreclosure threatening a happy holiday?

Shannon Foreclosures , Lakewood , Long Beach , Short Sales

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 to avoid foreclosure. One possible option is a mortgage modification, which makes monthly payments more affordable. Another option may be to consider short sale. A short sale can be an excellent solution for homeowners who need to sell, and who …

5 Reasons To Buy During the Holidays

Shannon Foreclosures , Lakewood , Long Beach , Real Estate

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 a significant seasonal slowdown. Some of the buyers who’ve been looking for a while begin to say, “We’ve decided to put our plans on hold for a while – probably until sometime after the new year.” I started getting those …


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 from the lienholder(s) to take a loss on the property. It’s not as simple as it sounds, but we’ll get to that later.) The first misconception I encounter is that short sales are always great deals. I hear from some …