How Escrow Works… The word escrow can be confusing because it has several different meanings in the real estate world. The actual definition of escrow is something of value. Down payment check Documents Purchase and sales agreement Instructions These valuable items are given to an impartial third party to hold until specific conditions are met. This third party can be an escrow agent, title agent, or a closing attorney. It is important to know that the third party does not have anything to gain or lose from the real estate transaction. Anchor Seaport Escrow is a trusted escrow company in …
While it never became a LARGE town, Signal Hill did evolve into a beautiful suburban community, shedding most of its oil pumping apparatus’ and making way for the development of family-friendly housing and commercial businesses. In addition to its many condominiums and apartments, the city boasts many newer homes and gated communities.
Signal Hill has several beautiful parks for its residents to enjoy. The largest is Signal Hill Park which is adjacent to City Hall, the Police Department, the Community Center and the Library. The park has picnic tables, a playground, a horseshoe pit, basketball courts, a softball field, and restrooms. There is also an amphitheater where there are weekly outdoor concerts during the summer.
The city’s most celebrated park, Hilltop Park, is at the top of Signal Hill and is very popular for its great views. There are several telescopes in the parks well as some public artwork and a mist tower. On a clear day you can see as far as the Santa Monica mountains, downtown LA, most of Long Beach, all down the South Bay area to Newport Beach, and out to Catalina Island.
There are also six smaller parks including Calbrisas Park, Hillbrook Park, Panorama Promenade, Raymond Arbor Park, Sunset View Park, and Temple View Park.
A combination of rich history and modern living are what make Signal Hill stand out amongst other cities in the area, and its amenities and location are what keep people in the community. Read less –
Stacking the Cards In Your Favor: How to Win When There Are Multiple Offers – Multiple offers are back in spades in Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill and surrounding communities. As inventory has declined and demand has soared, multiple offers have become more and more common. Recently almost every buyer we’ve written an offer with has run into a multiple counter offer situation. And even homes that have been sitting for months are suddenly generating multiple offers. So what can a buyer do to get an offer accepted when there are multiple offers? 1. Become familiar with comparable sales and expect to …