Helpful Tips When Relocating To Long Beach

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Long Beach Basics Long Beach has been described many times as “a small town in a big city.” It has the perfect blend of suburban, beachside relaxation and bustling urban life. Thinking of relocating to this amazing city? Here is all you need to know. Long Beach is centrally located in Southern California, conveniently between Los Angeles and Orange County. …

Homebuyers’ Most Wanted Features

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If you’re considering selling your home, you want to make sure it will stand out from the other options buyers have,  and knowing what homebuyers most wanted features are will help you do that. While each homebuyer is different and will be searching for different qualities in a new home, there are a few features that have broad appeal for many …

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Open House at Temple Lofts in Downtown Long Beach

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Gorgeous Temple Loft Priced at $665,000 835 Locust Avenue #223, Long Beach, CA 90813 *OPEN HOUSES* *Saturday, 4/7 & Sunday, 4/8, 1-4 p.m.* This unbelievable corner loft in the popular Temple Lofts building has everything you’re looking for. You’ll love the concrete floors, sleek & functional kitchen with beautiful stainless steel appliances and granite counters, and the spacious, airy feeling. Set up …

We Moved to a New Long Beach Office!

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The Shannon Jones Team is proud to announce that we’re back in Long Beach. Since our inception in 1998, we’ve specialized in buying and selling Long Beach homes and have since become one of the city’s top-producing real estate teams. So when the opportunity arose, we made the jump to the offices of Keller Williams Coastal Properties. You can now …

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Higher Home Prices, Interest Rates Ahead in 2018

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Los Angeles and Orange County home owners planning to sell in 2018 will be pleased to find that home prices are expected to continue rising this year For home buyers, the expected price increases combined with historically low inventory and an expected rise in interest rates is translating into a sense of urgency — meaning this is a really great time …

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318 Wisconsin Avenue, Long Beach CA

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 *OPEN HOUSE January 13 & 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.* Situated in the Bluff Heights Historic District, this charming Craftsman two-on-a-lot property offers a front home with  three bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms plus a rear house with one bedroom and one bath. Built in 1914, the front house has wood floors and original molding throughout, providing a warm, comfortable …

How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

How Much Money You Really Need To Buy A Home

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In a housing market where prices seem to be constantly on the rise, combined with Southern California’s well-known top-dollar real estate price tags, local buyers can find themselves wondering exactly how much money they need on hand to invest in the home of their dreams. When you combine the considerations of a down payment, the spectrum of closing costs, and …

Local Home Prices Jump Again

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ome Prices in Greater Long Beach Area Rise As Inventory Remains Low The Southern California housing market continued to sizzle in August as home prices in Southern California rose again. In Los Angeles County, the median home price climbed 9.4% to a record $580,000. In Long Beach, the median home price in August rose to $622,500, which is 13.4% higher than a …

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Hot Historic Homes on the Market in Long Beach

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We’re big fans of historic homes. Not only do they have classic, vintage style, but they also feature the kind of early to mid century custom craftsmanship with details that would cost a fortune in the modern market. They’re landmarks, style icons, and they represent a distinctly Californian take on regional architecture. While they span multiple styles, eras, and design …

The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home

The Ins and Outs of Buying a Historic Home

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There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability, style, and solid resale values.  Beyond that, there’s a personal investment in a certain aesthetic, becoming a caretaker for a piece of modern history, and enjoying a level of craftsmanship not commonly found in newer developments. There’s also a whole handful of considerations to catch up on before …