55-communities

Is A 55+ Community Right For You?

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As the name implies, a 55+ community is built for adults who are at least 55 years old. These complexes are often called retirement communities because many of the residents no longer have full-time jobs. There’s a variety of price points for buying into these communities and they’re usually based on the amenities available to residents. Often, 55+ communities are designed …

90802 Market Update

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90802 Market Update: Real Estate Statistics and Information for the 90802 Areas of Long Beach, CA Including the Neighborhoods of Downtown, East Village, and Alamitos Beach The price of homes in 90802 have remained fairly consistent, with the exception of a major price surge in August 2014. At $291,000 in January 2016, the median price is 36% lower than the …

A Condo Buyer’s Guide to HOAs

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If you’re buying a condo, you may be asking yourself, what’s an HOA and what do I need to know about it? Buying a condo involves a great deal of paper work and a Homeowners Association (HOA). Let’s be honest…You hire a professional,  experienced real estate agent so you don’t have to worry about the details. However, buying a condo requires …