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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

Buying A House This Spring? Free Home Buyers Summit!

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You’re Invited! Join our team on Saturday, March 16th from 10 am – 11 am at our office, 6621 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. #150, Long Beach. Your home buying questions will be answered while enjoying fantastic refreshments. Whether you are a first-time buyer, thinking of moving up or even downsizing, our homebuyers summit will answer all your questions. Find Out …

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

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8 Tips to Make Your Home Ready for the New Year It’s that time of year again where everyone starts making grand New Year’s resolutions that they can’t really keep. A  great place to start making a positive change is in your home. When it comes to New Year’s resolutions for your home there are a few goals you can …

Best Apps to Help You Save Money for Your Dream Home

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Do you have your sites set on purchasing your dream home in 2019, but need to save up more money to help get you there? Here are some of our favorite money-saving apps that can help get you into a new home for the new year. Mint Now you can manage all of your finances in one convenient location. It …

The Ins and Outs of VA Loans

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It is not only important to remember our Veterans but to support them. If you served our country, then you might qualify for a particular type of home loan know as a VA Loan, or Veterans Administration loan. This type of financing comes with significant financial benefits, and the requirements to secure a VA loan are often not as restrictive …

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Buying a Home: Step 4 is to Compare Homes

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Starting to compare homes is Step 4 of the home buying process. By now, you should have gotten pre-approved for a loan, looked at neighborhoods, created your wishlist, and chosen your Realtor. You know what you are looking for and what you can afford, but with so many choices, how do you know which house is the right one? These …