Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

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Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer – someone who will be able to tell you how your decisions will impact your …

Best Local Cheeseburger Spots

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In honor of National Cheeseburger Day, here is a list of our favorite Long Beach spots to grab a delicious, ooey-gooey cheeseburger. Pig Pen Delicacy Pig Pen Delicacy has successfully taken traditional American comfort food to the next level. While they mostly focus on pork-based menu items, one of the offerings that have gotten them on the map, and is …

Local Open House List: Long Beach, Lakewood & Signal Hill

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The inventory of available houses for sale remains tight so seeing homes quickly when they come on the market is critical for would-be buyers. One way to conveniently do so if you’re getting started is by visiting open houses and spring is the perfect time to do just that. We’ve put together a list of all the upcoming open houses in …

The Shannon Jones Team Is Hiring

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We are looking for an operations manager! Successful, established real estate team is looking for a smart, hard-working and tech-savvy Executive Assistant/Operations Manager. We are a Long Beach-based husband-wife agent team with a full-time buyers’ agent, full-time administrative assistant,  and part-time marketing coordinator. This full-time position will provide support for the team by managing transactions and implementing and improving systems, …

Apps You Should be Using for Your Home

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Living in today’s digital age, everyone knows that “there’s an app for everything!” Well, it should come as no surprise that that includes your home as well. There are dozens of apps out there to assist you with your home’s organization, maintenance, cleaning, and more. So what are you waiting for? Grab your phone and start downloading!   Organization Shortly …

Bluff Park – Full of Charm and Vintage Personality

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The Bluff Park neighborhood of Long Beach is one of the city’s most charming upscale neighborhoods, with a touch of vintage flair. It was designated as one of Long Beach’s Historic Districts in 1982, 37 years ago this summer.   Where is Bluff Park? ” Bluff Park” makes you think of that long, skinny park that runs along Ocean Boulevard overlooking the …

5 Compelling Reasons To Buy A Home

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Many people are well aware of the financial benefits of buying a home – wealth-building among them. But often, emotional reasons can also be compelling benefits of homeownership. Here are five to consider: Pride of Ownership You will have a place to call your own as well as provide the basic necessity of shelter.  You will be able to put …

Long Beach Wine Bars

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It is so fun to learn about different wines and even better to enjoy them in quaint cafe settings. There are so many wine bars to choose from here is our shortlist.     Fourth Street Vine 2142 E. 4th Street, Long Beach This is more than just as a wine bar. Nestled in the heart of Retro Row, 4th …

Fun Farm to Table Restaurants in Long Beach

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Farm-to-table is a phrase that can mean different things to different people. At its heart, farm-to-table means that the food on the table came directly from a specific farm, without going through a store, market, or distributor along the way. Long Beach is a “Foodies” playground and we love supporting local Farm to Table businesses in their goal of serving …

Best Places for Seafood in Long Beach

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Summer is right around the corner, and there’s no better time to get some fresh and delicious seafood in Long Beach. Whether you’re in the mood for sushi, today’s freshest catch, raw oysters, or anything in between, there’s a local restaurant serving up some of the best. Roe Could Roe possibly the best place for a wide variety of fresh …