The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home

The Ins and Outs of Buying a Historic Home

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There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability, style, and solid resale values.  Beyond that, there’s a personal investment in a certain aesthetic, becoming a caretaker for a piece of modern history, and enjoying a level of craftsmanship not commonly found in newer developments. There’s also a whole handful of considerations to catch up on before …

2300 East 5th Street, Long Beach

Open House in Rose Park South

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Open House- 2300 E. 5th Street, Long Beach CA Saturday, 6/24 & Sunday 6/25, 1-4 pm Welcome to vintage charm, timeless style, and a great centralized location with this 2 bed, 1.5 bath Craftsman style bungalow in the historic Rose Park South neighborhood. Built in 1919, this home features hardwood flooring, period molding, decorative ceiling fans, and plantation style shutters. …

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90814 Market Update: October 2016

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90814 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90814 Areas of Long Beach, CA 90814 Market Update Includes the Neighborhoods of Carroll Park, Bluff Heights, Rose Park South, and Other 90814 Neighborhoods of Long Beach The median single family home price in 90814 has increased substantially in the last three years but continues to see-saw with rises and falls …

845 Obispo Avenue

Financing a Fixer with a 203K Loan

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For many the idea of buying a home that needs TLC is appealing, but the financial reality of coming up with a down payment and  money for work to the home can be daunting. However, with a 203K loan, you can actually finance the cost of the repairs and upgrades, provided that total loan amount is less than the projected …

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Take A Walk In Rose Park

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The Rose Park neighborhood of Long Beach has steadily grown in popularity and it’s easy to see why as this neighborhood maintains its small town feeling even in its urban setting. Named by This Old House as one of the nation’s “Best Old House Neighborhoods”  in 2012, Rose Park has continued to attract residents who appreciate its rich history, diversity, convenient location, …

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90814 Market Update: September 2016

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Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90814 Areas of Long Beach, CA 90814 Market Update Includes the Neighborhoods of Carroll Park, Bluff Heights, Rose Park South, and Other 90814 Neighborhoods of Long Beach The median single family home price in 90814 has increased substantially in the last three years but continues to see-saw with rises and falls in …

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90804 Market Update: September 2016

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September 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 took a little dip from July  to August, with the average single family home costing $518,000. This is also a 9.9% decrease from the year following in August 2015. Housing in this …

845 Obispo Avenue

845 Obispo Avenue

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Beautiful Tree-Shaded Bungalow in Rose Park 845 Obispo Ave., Long Beach, CA 90804 Newly Listed! 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 1091 Sq. Ft. Lot Size 6755 Sq. Ft. (Per Tax Records) Detached 1-Car Garage and Driveway Step onto the traditional bungalow porch of this Rose Park home at 845 Obispo Avenue, and enjoy the turn-of-the-century details. The living room features high …

665 Temple Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814

665 Temple Avenue

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Urban Cozy Cottage Close to Everything 665 Temple Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814 In Escrow 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1,351 sq. ft, 5,560 sq. ft. lot (per tax records) Built in 1930 Long Driveway Offered at $595,000 Newly listed home at 665 Temple Ave, Long Beach, CA 90814. This cottage in the Rose Park South Historic District is an inviting retreat …

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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 …