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 …

The Ins and Outs of VA Loans

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It is not only important to remember our Veterans but to support them. If you served our country, then you might qualify for a particular type of home loan know as a VA Loan, or Veterans Administration loan. This type of financing comes with significant financial benefits, and the requirements to secure a VA loan are often not as restrictive …

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 …

New Bike Lanes and Improvements on Broadway

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It’s been quite the year for Measure A improvements in Long Beach. Improve and create new bike lanes, make curbs and intersections more accessible for people with disabilities, create additional parking, and slow down traffic on Broadway are all goals of  Measure A. This mobility project covers about 12 acres and is 9,200 feet long between Alamitos and Cherry Avenues. The …

Fall Hikes Around Long Beach

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Temperatures are finally starting to drop and it’s feeling like fall, time to head outside for a hike.  You can hike any time of day during the fall. You don’t have to beat summer’s mid-afternoon heat, and you might catch some different views, or wildlife out there during the new season too. Here are some of our favorite local spots …

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 …

Most Haunted Spots in Long Beach

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Long Beach has a Fascinating History If you ask some people, parts of that history have not stayed in the past. Parts of years gone by have a tendency to “creep” up over and over at certain locations in the form of paranormal activity. Here are some of the most haunted spots to check out in Long Beach just in …

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 …