Housing Market Expected To “Spring Forward” in 2018

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Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Just like the tension in a compressed spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting until Spring is in their best interest, and traditionally they would have been …


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 …


Join Us For A Free Homebuyers Seminar

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Thinking about making a move or buying for the first time? Curious about the loan process and what down payment assistance programs you may qualify for? Looking for a team of experienced professionals to help guide you through the steps of finding, financing, and buying the home of your dreams? Don’t miss out on this insightful seminar that can help …

Doug Matsuda

Welcome to Doug Matsuda

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Please join the Shannon Jones Team in welcoming our new Buyer Specialist, Doug Matsuda! With a 10 year career in real estate spanning multiple agent and administrative roles, Doug brings a highly efficient, personal, and insightful perspective to each of his clients’ home buying needs. Licensed in 2010, Doug has a broad range of experience including transaction coordination, office management, …


Why Buyers Pass Up Overpriced Listings … Even in A Hot Market

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Even in a sizzling hot real estate market, some listings languish on the market and the biggest reason is that that they are overpriced. Because even in a hot market, most buyers won’t touch overpriced listings with a 10 foot pole. For potential home sellers, that can be confusing. We recently saw a home in Long Beach sell for $100,000 …

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The Shannon Jones Team Scores Again

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We’re more than excited and wanted to share our team’s hard work—The Shannon Jones Team was named one of America’s most productive sales teams as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group.  REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 12,600 residential real …

Long Beach's Most Expensive Homes

Long Beach Metro’s Most Expensive Homes

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Picking the right neighborhood to move into is as important as picking the house you buy.  There’s a wide variety of housing styles, amenities, and pricing. Yet in each neighborhood, a few homes stand out from the others. Here’s a look at the highest priced listings in various areas of Long Beach and surrounding communities. While many of these properties may …

Outdoor Staging

Staging Your Outdoor Space

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Designing an Outdoor Destination Outdoor living is one of the simple joys of life in Southern California. We celebrate, entertain, relax, and recharge in our outdoor spaces. Despite the value these outdoor areas add to a home, they often take a back seat to the interior staging of a property. With a few simple guidelines, you can spruce up your …

Colorado Lagoon

Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project

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The lagoon is getting a facelift, but that’s not all… The Colorado Lagoon was once a flourishing part of the historic Los Cerritos Wetlands and remains a habitat for various animals and plants. Today, it’s surrounded by beautiful homes and parks and is a special haven for families and Long Beach locals. But you’ve probably noticed… something’s afoot at the lagoon. Despite …


Homeownership Encourages Community Engagement

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  Congratulations! You’re looking to buy a home soon, or have already committed to homeownership. How do you like the neighborhood you’re in? How are the schools? Are you excited for the events in the area? Are the parks nearby in good condition and well cared for?  Do the other homes in the blocks you like or live in take pride …