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 …

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Perfect House, Wrong Neighborhood?

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The time for your house hunt has come. You’ve decided on a city, have a short list of things you’d like to have in your future home, and a few requests in terms of neighborhoods to check out with your buyer’s agent. You sit down to look online at properties that are available. There it is: the house you’re looking …

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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 …

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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 …

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Neighborhood Features That Boost Resale Value

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  What To Look for In A Neighborhood? * Some Features Help Boost Value * When you’re looking at homes for sale, certain factors may be at the top of your list — whether they are large walk-in closets, a gourmet kitchen, or a private backyard. But beyond the details of the house itself, your potential new home’s neighborhood will most likely be …

564 N. Bellflower Blvd. 315 Long Beach

564 N. Bellflower Blvd. #315

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Spacious Stoneybrook Condo 564 N. Bellflower Blvd. #315 Long Beach, CA Sold!!! Spacious 2 bedroom/ 2 bath condo in desirable Stoneybrook complex, walking distance to Cal State University Long Beach, VA hospital, shopping and the beach. There is a large living room, sliding glass door to a balcony, galley-style kitchen and a split floor plan ideal for roommates. This unit is …

Belmont Heights, Long Beach, CA

Life in Belmont Heights

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Did You Know: Belmont Heights was its own city for an entire year before it was annexed to Long Beach? Now, this little city-turned-neighborhood still boasts a small-town charm and a close-knit community to this day. The old City of Belmont Heights was first developed in the first few years of the 1900s and became incorporated as a city in 1908. At …

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

The Winding Streets of Carroll Park

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Carroll Park Historic District is one of the oldest and most unique neighborhoods in the city. The iconic curving streets and peaceful nature give it personality all its own. Carroll Park was laid out in 1907, developed by John Carroll, and consists of several looping narrow streets lined with trees and situated around a quaint park. The street that makes up the inner …

East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA

East Village: the Official Arts District

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East Village, also called the East Village Arts District, is located on the southeast end of Downtown Long Beach. Established in 1922, this neighborhood is, as the name implies, the official Arts District of Long Beach, and is thus a thriving center for visual arts, music, and creativity. There are not official boundaries for East Village, but it is roughly encompassed …