Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

Last weekend I met with a woman who was trying to decide what to do with a Long Beach home. Her uncle just passed away and as the trustee and …
Don't Let Your Long Beach Home Get Foreclosed On Without Exploring Other Options!

Don't Let Your Long Beach Home Get Foreclosed On Without Exploring Other Options!

Earlier this month, we had some past clients who lost their Long Beach home to foreclosure. It was devastating for them and disappointing for us as well. We have helped …
Another Short Sale Class? You Bet!

Another Short Sale Class? You Bet!

Several years ago, as the Long Beach real estate market shifted, my business made a radical shift along with it. I went from doing all traditional sales to doing a …
5 Tips for Buying A Short Sale

5 Tips for Buying A Short Sale

If you're considering buying a short sale, you may have heard horror stories about buyers who've waited for months or even years only to find out they can't buy the dream …
Long Beach CA Short Sale Expert Offers Advice to Struggling Homeowners

Long Beach CA Short Sale Expert Offers Advice to Struggling Homeowners

If you or someone you know is considering a short sale of your Long Beach area home, it's important to get all the facts. Many times when people fall behind …
Thinking of buying a fixer? Consider a 203(k) loan!

Thinking of buying a fixer? Consider a 203(k) loan!

If you've ever dreamed of buying a fixer and making it your own but lacked the money to do the actual fixing, you may wish to consider buying with a …
Tips for Living Green at Home

Tips for Living Green at Home

With so many people wanting to be more environmentally conscious, we thought we'd share a few tips on living a bit greener at home: 1) In Long Beach, where the City …
Is It Important to Get Building Permits in Long Beach?

Is It Important to Get Building Permits in Long Beach?

Frequently, I am asked by Long Beach home buyers and sellers about permits -- how important are they? The answer is -- very! If you are making additions or improvements …
Strategic default may not be strategic

Strategic default may not be strategic

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 …
5 Tips for Long Beach Short Sale Buyers

5 Tips for Long Beach Short Sale Buyers

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 …