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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 …

509 Temple Ave, Long Beach CA

Hot Historic Homes on the Market in Long Beach

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We’re big fans of historic homes. Not only do they have classic, vintage style, but they also feature the kind of early to mid century custom craftsmanship with details that would cost a fortune in the modern market. They’re landmarks, style icons, and they represent a distinctly Californian take on regional architecture. While they span multiple styles, eras, and design …

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 …

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 …

651 Orizaba Ave, Rose Park South, Long Beach, CA

651 Orizaba Avenue

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Historic Bungalow 651 Orizaba Ave., Long Beach, CA Rose Park South Neighborhood IN ESCROW!! Accepting back-up offers only! Nestled on a corner lot under one of the neighborhood’s largest trees, this 1911 bungalow has an open floor plan with ample living and dining room space and a charming built-in china cabinet. In addition to two bedrooms, there is a bonus …

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Buying an Old Home in Long Beach

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Old Homes in Long Beach Bring Rewards And Risks Any home buyer who is searching for homes in Belmont Heights, Bluff Heights, Bluff Park, Rose Park, California Heights and other Long Beach neighborhoods is thinking of buying an old home since these neighborhoods consist primarily of older homes. Old homes can offer vintage charm and architectural appeal. But are there …

810 Junipero, Long Beach

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SOLD!  Craftsman bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a formal living and dining room, plus a huge family room that opens to a deck. The home features hardwood floors, a remodeled kitchen and a detached garage.  If you’re looking for a gigantic master bedroom and bathroom, this is your house. All it needs is …