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Discover Bluff Heights

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The Bluff Heights neighborhood of Long Beach is one of the city’s most vibrant older residential neighborhoods known for its lovely vintage homes and proximity to great shops and restaurants along with the beach. The area features predominantly Craftsman Bungalows constructed between 1910 and 1923, and also includes some Spanish Colonial Revival, Prairie Style, Colonial Revival, and Tudor homes built …

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 …

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 …

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights – A Little Piece of History

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What do the neighborhoods of Rose Park, Wrigley, Bluff Park, and California Heights all have in common? It’s not just that they are all Long Beach neighborhoods, they are all Historic Districts! California Heights is the largest Historic District in Long Beach and bursting with charm and character. Great shopping, beautiful homes, and community pride are just several reasons why people …

Carroll Park

Owning A Home in Carroll Park

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Owning a home is as American as baseball and apple pie. First time home owners Jerrud and Lauden were looking for a home with character and charm that was walking distance to shops and restaurants. They found just that when they purchased their first home in the quaint neighborhood of Carroll Park in Long Beach, Ca.  Jerrud and Lauden in …