3783 Albury Ave.

Open House Near Heartwell Park

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* 3783 Albury Avenue, Long Beach* *Open House Saturday, April 15th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.* Please join us to view this spacious and updated home on an oversized corner lot in a great neighborhood. A white picket fence surrounds the large front yard and side yard, and brick planting beds line the exterior.   Inside awaits an expansive great room with vaulted wood ceilings and a beautiful brick fireplace with gorgeous wood mantle. The sliding glass door leading to the yard lets in lots of natural light. The updated kitchen has plentiful cabinets, granite counters and recessed lighting. Perfect for …

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Long Beach on Film

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You know that moment when you’re watching a movie or TV show and you realize that what’s supposed to be Miami or San Diego or someplace entirely different is actually right down the street from you in Long Beach. The fact is it happens quite a lot because Long Beach’s close proximity to Los Angeles and the entertainment industry has led it to be home to a few of Hollywood’s most iconic backdrops. From Virgina Country Club, to Zaferia, to Downtown and our beach, our fair city has been featured in many TV shows and films. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off …

2226 Golden Avenue, Long Beach CA

New Listings: October 7th, 2016

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This week we’re proud to announce two new listings in Long Beach. Both are nestled close to different points on the L.A. River Bike Path and within a short drive of Downtown Long Beach, but offer very different options for buyers in the market. Here’s a snapshot of each for you: 2226 Golden Avenue Stop and visit this home at our open houses Saturday, 10/8, or Sunday, 10/9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and enjoy fresh baked choco-butterscotch cookies! This 3 bedroom Wrigley home is a pleasant mixture of vintage details from its original construction and modern upgrades that …

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New 1% Down Loan Program Puts Homebuying Within Reach

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For many would-be home buyers, coming up with a down payment is the biggest barrier to purchasing a home. Even coming up with the 3.5% down payment necessary for an FHA loan can be difficult. As such, Guaranteed Rate’s new Double Match program could be welcome news for those who don’t currently own a home and want to take advantage of today’s low interest rate. The Double Match loan program requires a buyer to contribute one percent of the purchase price of a home, with Guaranteed Rate paying an additional two percent for a total of 3 percent down with a conventional loan. …

2252 Golden Ave.

2252 Golden Avenue

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Vintage Charm with Light-Filled Spaces 2252 Golden Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806 In Escrow Two Bedroom One Bathroom 1120 Sq. Ft. Lot Size 6473 Sq. Ft. (Per Tax Records) Detached 2-Car Garage This vintage traditional home in Wrigley is filled with charming original features. Entering from the living room, a classic tiled fireplace catches your eye and hardwood floors flow into the dining room, hall, and bedrooms beyond. The formal dining room opens to a sunroom, as well as an eat-in kitchen that’s bathed in natural light and perfect for a cozy morning cup of coffee. The front bedroom includes a bay window and access to the backyard, and the hall bathroom has …

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90804 Market Update: August 2016

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August 2016 Real Estate Market Update for the 90804 Area of Long Beach Including the neighborhoods of Rose Park and Traffic Circle Area The median home price in 90804 was 38.1% higher in July 2016 than a year ago, and marks a new high in a three year period. Home prices have fluctuated in the area, but the general trend appears to be an increase. There were 12 closed home sales in 90804 in July 2016. Though there were just two closed sales in February, since then the number has climbed substantially. While the number of closed sales have fluctuated a lot …

3922 Carfax Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90808

3922 Carfax Avenue

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Modern Meets Mid-Century Ranch Home 3922 Carfax Avenue, Long Beach, CA  90808 Sold! 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2,034 sq. ft., 5,812 sq. ft. lot (per tax records) Built in 1954 Detached 2 Car Garage Offered at $695,000   Modern with mid-century design waits for you in this ranch style home in Long Beach, with contemporary upgrades and a flowing floor plan. Upon entering the house, you are met with an elegant mirror feature leading into the living room, with original hardwood floors and a large plantation shuttered window overlooking the front yard. The nearby dining room showcases a contemporary glass lighting fixture, …

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Little Details We Love: 2100 San Francisco Avenue

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Every house we encounter has little details in it that make it unlike places we’ve been before, and often these things that define the character of the original owners. We’ve decided to showcase these little features that so often get overlooked in the “big picture” photos. One of our current properties at 2100 San Francisco Ave. in the Wrigley neighborhood of Long Beach could not be a more perfect house to begin these stories with. Full of Art Deco subtlety, 2100 San Francisco Avenue was built in 1935, within the last few years that the style had prominence before the ranch …

645 Ohio, Long Beach CA

645 Ohio Avenue, #405, Long Beach

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Long Beach condo for sale in Ocean Palms complex 645 Ohio Avenue, #405, Long Beach CA 90814 Just Sold! Offered at $375,000 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms 1013 Sq. Ft. Built in 1986 Cathedral ceilings Fireplace Private balcony Upstairs corner unit with no common walls In-unit laundry hookups Kitchen with dishwasher, built-in microwave and breakfast bar Secure complex with parking Spa in complex Super-walkable location near shops, restaurants, and beach Come home to your own private urban aerie, where you can chill and watch amazing sunsets from your balcony. Units are rarely available in the well situated Ocean Palms complex and …

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5270 E. Eagle St., Long Beach, CA

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Just Sold! Lovely Home with a Private Backyard Set in the popular Stratford Square neighborhood of East Long Beach, this lovely traditional home features gorgeous hardwood floors and soaring open-beam ceilings.  The spacious living room is bathed in  natural light and has a wood and gas burning fireplace. It leads to a charming dining area with sliding doors to the back patio, making it an ideal setup for entertaining. The kitchen has been updated and features abundant cherry cabinets, ceramic tile countertops and marble flooring that extends into the dining area. With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, this home offers plenty …