Strategic default may not be strategic

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Recently, I’ve heard the term “strategic default” being used more frequently from homeowners in Long Beach, Lakewood and surrounding communities. It shouldn’t be a surprise. With more than 25 percent of homeowners now owing more than what their homes are worth and millions more having a hard time paying the mortgage, it’s becoming more common for homeowners to consider just …

Explore Belmont Heights Homes for Sale!

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If you’re looking for homes in Belmont Heights, there are some great opportunities. Belmont Heights is one of the nicer neighborhoods in Long Beach, CA and there are some beautiful homes. Located in the southeaster portion of Long Beach, Belmont Heights is close to the beach as well as shops and and restaurants along Second Street, Fourth Street and Broadway. …

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5 Tips for Long Beach Short Sale Buyers

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If you are considering buying a short sale home in Long Beach, Lakewood or surrounding communities, here are 5 tips to help you successfully close the sale: 1. Short sales require lots of patience. If you have a tight timetable for moving, you may want to skip short sales. Make sure your agent knows who the lienholders are and what …

Lakewood Village – A neighborhood to explore

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If you’re searching for a neighborhood of custom homes that’s convenient to good schools, shopping and restaurants, you may want to check out Lakewood Village. Lakewood Village, sometimes simply known as “The Village” is a community in the northeast part of Long Beach. It is surrounded on the north, west and east sides by the city of Lakewood. (The boundaries …

775 Dawson Avenue, Long Beach

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SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath Craftsman home is located in the Rose Park Historic District of Long Beach. The living and dining rooms feature hardwood floors, a freestanding fireplace, and a large built-in cabinet in the dining area. The spacious, remodeled kitchen has great retro style with tile counters, lots of cabinet space, a separate pantry, and an inside laundry …

4918 Centralia Street, Long Beach

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  SOLD! This spacious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Lakewood Village home is an entertainer’s paradise!  In addition to a beautiful remodeled eat-in kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, the open floor plan features a large family room with a built-in aquarium and fireplace, a formal dining room and living room. There is also a covered slate patio with …

310 Grand Avenue, Long Beach

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SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom Spanish bungalow in the heart of Belmont Heights features hardwood floors, vintage detailing and a lovely back yard retreat.  Period light fixtures and tray ceilings accent the spacious living and dining rooms, while the large kitchen has tile counters and lots of cabinet space.  There are two large bedrooms, and a smaller bedroom/studio with a slate …

665 Temple Avenue, Long Beach

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SOLD! Located in the heart of the Rose Park South Historic District, this 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home has been completely refurbished. It features gleaming hardwood floors, fresh paint inside and out, a low-maintenance front yard and a huge back yard. The bathrooms have been updated and the eat-in kitchen has been totally remodeled with new cabinets, Caesarstone counters, and tile …

Rose Park Beauty -746 Dawson Avenue

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SOLD! Entering this Craftsman colonial bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District is like turning back time. Just past the broad front porch of 746 Dawson Avenue, you’ll find gleaming hardwood floors and amazing original built-in cabinetry. The large, open living/dining room features an original built-in china cabinet, built-in secretary desk and bookshelves, and a Minor Smith style fireplace with …

Foreclosure threatening a happy holiday?

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If a foreclosure is threatening your happy holiday, you should know you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are in the same situation, and it is my goal to help ease the stress that comes with the threat of foreclosure for as many as I can reach. As a CDPE-designated agent, I help struggling homeowners navigate the various options they have …