Waterfront Homes

Dream Worthy Waterfront Homes

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Who doesn’t dream of spending their summers in a waterfront home? For some, it’s a picturesque harbor home complete with a boat slip and evening cruises through the neighborhood. For others only a long stretch of white sand beach will do, and make sure there’s a good view of an island or two, thank you very much. Some even fantasize …

Open Houses

Three Weekend Open Houses

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Join us this weekend as The Shannon Jones Team shows three lovely houses, two newly listed, and one recently reduced. 2154 Golden Ave in Long Beach is a classic 1930s Spanish style home with elegant modern upgrades and a showstopping outdoor space. 14352 Devlin Ave in Norwalk is a beautifully maintained, spacious 1940s ranch style home that’s rich with vintage …

Built in Grill

Built-in Grill Turns Up Summer Heat

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There’s no better season than summer to up your grilling game with a new barbecue. For some, it’s as simple as a trip to the local hardware store to upgrade to the newest, biggest, baddest barbecue model they can wheel to their truck– easy enough project for the casual user. But then there are those who take their commitment to grilling …

Long Beach's Most Expensive Homes

Long Beach Metro’s Most Expensive Homes

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Picking the right neighborhood to move into is as important as picking the house you buy.  There’s a wide variety of housing styles, amenities, and pricing. Yet in each neighborhood, a few homes stand out from the others. Here’s a look at the highest priced listings in various areas of Long Beach and surrounding communities. While many of these properties may …

Urban Americana in Zaferia

Discover Zaferia

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Though it’s often overshadowed by a handful of high profile neighborhoods that traditionally steal the spotlight, the East Long Beach Zaferia District is home to a rich and diverse history that’s being re-energized by a new wave of internationally inspired eateries, hipster boutiques, and craft cocktail joints. The area had its humble roots as a farming community and then became a …

Home Owners

Ownership: The Cure for Rent Discontent?

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Clients often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but it’s rare for anyone to ask if it’s a good time to rent. While we’d make the argument that the benefits of home ownership almost always outweigh those of renting, current market trends sharply underscore that today is most definitely not a prime time to rent. Runaway …

Shannon Jones Team Movie Night

Shannon Jones Team Annual Movie Night

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Join the Shannon Jones Team as we host our 3rd Annual Movie Night at the Art Theatre in Long Beach, featuring Pixar’s Up! Thursday, June 15th, 6:30- 9:30 PM, The Art Theatre Long Beach This year we’ll be screening Pixar’s Up, and the evening is free and open to all ages. We will provide popcorn and drinks so all you …

Outdoor Staging

Staging Your Outdoor Space

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Designing an Outdoor Destination Outdoor living is one of the simple joys of life in Southern California. We celebrate, entertain, relax, and recharge in our outdoor spaces. Despite the value these outdoor areas add to a home, they often take a back seat to the interior staging of a property. With a few simple guidelines, you can spruce up your …

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Casitas, Mother-In-Law Suites, and Second Units 101

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Homes with additional living spaces separate from the main house are growing in popularity. Not only are they great for those who want to live in one space and rent the other to help pay the mortgage, but they’re also ideal for multi-generational living. So what are the options if you’re a buyer or a homeowner who’d like to have …

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Wrigley, Long Beach’s Hidden Gem

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Wrigley is a neighborhood that is well-known for both its name and its tradition as a well-established neighborhood. As one of the earliest developments of Long Beach, this neighborhood has seen a lot of change, but remains largely untouched by time. Tidy streets lined with palm trees and carefully tended lawns give this area the nostalgic feeling of suburban America …