The Ins and Outs of Reverse Mortgages

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What is a Reverse Mortgage? In simple terms, a reverse mortgage allow homeowners to take part of the equity and convert it into payments to themselves. Instead of a regular mortgage, where you pay the lender every month to buy a home over time, with a reverse mortgage, you get a loan where the lender pays you. This is a …

3 Bedroom Homes in Long Beach Under $700,000

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If you’re looking for a home in Long Beach with 3 bedrooms under $700,000, then you may be wondering what’s really available. Fortunately, The Shannon Jones Team has compiled the up-to-date list for you here. Take a look and let us know if you have questions on any of the homes, or if you’d like to arrange a time to …

12 Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas for Your Home

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Thanksgiving is a joyous time of year. A time to reflect on the past year and the blessings in our lives. Make sure your home is decorated for all the festivities. From simple crafts to natural decor, we have 12 festive Thanksgiving decorations for you to try this year. 1. Cornucopia Of course, we have to start with the classics. …

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

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Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell you how your decisions will impact your …

Apps You Should be Using for Your Home

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Living in today’s digital age, everyone knows that “there’s an app for everything!” Well, it should come as no surprise that that includes your home as well. There are dozens of apps out there to assist you with your home’s organization, maintenance, cleaning, and more. So what are you waiting for? Grab your phone and start downloading!   Organization Shortly …

Unique Places to Spend the Night in Long Beach

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When planning a trip to Long Beach, there are literally hundreds of options for overnight accommodation. Yet if you are searching for a unique place to lay your head, those are a bit more hard to find. Needless to say, you can rest easy, because we have come up with eight of Long Beach’s most unique places to spend the …

Community Gardens

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Grow Your Own Produce Community Gardens allows you to eat fresh, seasonal, and local produce. It is a wonderful way to stay healthy and support your community. Participating in Community Gardens is an entertaining way to meet new people and grow some delicious veggies, herbs, and fruits that your whole family will enjoy. Here are a few of our favorite …

Best Apps to Help You Save Money for Your Dream Home

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Do you have your sites set on purchasing your dream home in 2019, but need to save up more money to help get you there? Here are some of our favorite money-saving apps that can help get you into a new home for the new year. Mint Now you can manage all of your finances in one convenient location. It …

Volunteer in Long Beach this Holiday Season

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Your time is valuable, spend it giving back to those in need. Volunteer in Long Beach this holiday season. It will warm hearts and feed the souls of many people in our community. Here are a just a few organizations that need your help. Food Forward Food Forward fights hunger and reduces waste by finding uses for extra produce that …