Long Beach Holiday Parade Schedule

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 On Your Marks, Get Set… Parade! These impressive Long Beach holiday parades seem to sneak up every year. This year, we’ve got ’em all rounded up so you won’t miss a beat. We just wanted to make sure your family’s in the know so your holidays are the best they can be. photo credit: LB Press-Telegram 36th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas …

Wrigley, Long Beach’s Hidden Gem

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Wrigley is a hidden gem that is well-known for both its name and its tradition as a well-established historic neighborhood. As one of the earliest developments of Long Beach, this neighborhood has seen a lot of change but remains largely untouched by time. Tidy streets lined with palm trees and carefully tended lawns give this area the nostalgic feeling of …

Annual Morning with Santa Planned

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Shannon Jones Team Partners with Keir Jones for Annual Morning with Santa Event We hope you can join us for one of our most popular events of the year – Morning with Santa! Keir Jones, a successful local State Farm agent, and The Shannon Jones Team with Keller Williams Coastal Properties are excited to partner together again in sponsoring this …

Understanding HERO Financing

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You almost certainly have had home improvement companies call or knock on your door,  promoting energy-efficient products and or improvements, some of them suggesting you use the HERO program to pay for those improvements. Certainly adding solar panels and saving money on energy bills sounds like a great idea! Yet there are many ways to pay for solar — from …

Meet The Motorized Scooters In Long Beach

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If you have been out of your house and out-and-about around Long Beach in the past couple of months, chances are you have seen these motorized scooters, either parked on the sidewalk or zipping past you. But what are they, exactly? Here is a run-down of what they are, where they come from, and how to ride on them.   …

Real estate market statistics for Long Beach CA

October 2018 Long Beach Real Estate Market Update

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Although the most recent statistics for home sales in Long Beach show that prices are continuing to rise, there are also some signs that the Long Beach real estate market is cooling down a bit. Consider the following: The average time on the market reported for homes that sold last month, September 2018 was 33 days, up 17.9% from the …

Día de los Muertos, MOLAA

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at MOLAA

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Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead as it as also known here in the US, is a beautiful and sacred Latino tradition dating back thousands of years. This year, the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) here in Long Beach is hosting several days worth of celebrations. Those in Long Beach and the surrounding areas are welcome …

Long Beach Open Studio Tour Opens October 13th

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October is Arts Month is Long Beach, and one of the best ways you can get out and celebrate our local artists is to attend the Long Beach Open Studio Tour. The Shannon Jones Team is proud to be a sponsor for this self-guided tour, and we are especially excited because this year the tour is extending over three weekends …

2nd Street & PCH Project Update

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Now that the SeaPort Marina Hotel is no longer standing, the corner of 2nd Street and PCH has taken on a new life. With the help of CenterCal Properties, a commercial developer from El Segundo, visible structures plot the footsteps of the future 220,000 square-foot shopping center. With Whole Foods as the 45,000 square foot anchor, the retail development will …

Facts and Fiction about Flood Insurance

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The world of insurance is overwhelming. You know that you have to have auto insurance to drive a car and homeowners insurance to secure a home loan. Both health and life insurance are helpful. However, how many times do you ask, “Do I need flood insurance?”   Let’s start with the first fact homeowner’s insurance does not cover flood damage …