845 Obispo Avenue

Financing a Fixer with a 203K Loan

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For many the idea of buying a home that needs TLC is appealing, but the financial reality of coming up with a down payment and  money for work to the home can be daunting. However, with a 203K loan, you can actually finance the cost of the repairs and upgrades, provided that total loan amount is less than the projected …

Little Details We Love: 2100 San Francisco Avenue

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Every house we encounter has little details in it that make it unlike places we’ve been before, and often these things that define the character of the original owners. We’ve decided to showcase these little features that so often get overlooked in the “big picture” photos. One of our current properties at 2100 San Francisco Ave. in the Wrigley neighborhood of …

Sanctuary

Your Very Own Sanctuary

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401 Newport Avenue: From Historic Beauty Salon to Gorgeous Updated Home for Sale Every Home has a Story – Here’s one of my Favorites Every home has a history, yet as a Realtor, I don’t usually have much time to stop and think about the history of the home because I’m focused on what’s there now: from the layout, flooring, …

651 Orizaba Avenue

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Historic Bungalow 651 Orizaba Ave., Long Beach, CA Rose Park South Neighborhood IN ESCROW!! Accepting back-up offers only! Nestled on a corner lot under one of the neighborhood’s largest trees, this 1911 bungalow has an open floor plan with ample living and dining room space and a charming built-in china cabinet. In addition to two bedrooms, there is a bonus …

Bluff Park, Long Beach, CA

Bluff Park: Upscale Historic Charm

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Bluff Park An upscale Long Beach neighborhood full of charm and vintage personality.     The Bluff Park neighborhood of Long Beach, CA is one of the city’s most charming upscale neighborhoods, with a touch of vintage flair. It was made one of Long Beach’s Historic Districts in 1982 and celebrates its 33rd anniversary this summer.   Where is the Bluff …

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights – A Little Piece of History

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What do the neighborhoods of Rose Park, Wrigley, Bluff Park, and California Heights all have in common? It’s not just that they are all Long Beach neighborhoods, they are all Historic Districts! California Heights is the largest Historic District in Long Beach and bursting with charm and character. Great shopping, beautiful homes, and community pride are just several reasons why people …

Belmont Heights Historic District

3524 E. 6th Street

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Classic Spanish Belmont Heights Home 3524 E. 6th St., Belmont Heights Historic District, Long Beach In Escrow & Accepting Backup Offers! Classic Spanish home in the Belmont Heights Historic District offers a great blend of charming original architectural details and thoughtful updates. The turreted entryway leads to a spacious living room with coved ceilings, quarter-sawn red oak floors, and a …

2121 E 6th Street

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SOLD! Before even crossing the threshold of this one-of-a-kind Rose Park South Craftsman bungalow, you’ll be gently enveloped in the bamboo-shaded softscape and charmed instantly by the 100-plus years of heartwarming history of the four families who have called it home. Built in 1911, this home has been lovingly cared for and retains its original vintage architecture and accents in …

931 Junipero Ave , Long Beach

931 – 935 Junipero Avenue

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SOLD!  Charming Fourplex in Rose Park! We just sold this charming Craftsman fourplex is a great investment opportunity in the highly desirable Rose Park Historic District for 101% of list price with multiple offers. Boasting 4 separate one-bedroom units, this special property could be an ideal opportunity to live in one and let the rental income for the others pay your …

Lakewood Village

4245 Blackthorne Avenue

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  SOLD! Step down the brick path and through the front door and you’ll fall in love with this restored and renovated colonial pool home in desirable Lakewood Village. The huge open floor plan, the large galley kitchen, and the incredible multi-faceted back yard lend themselves to easy entertaining, while the spacious bedrooms will give you plenty of room to …