Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth

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According to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60. The good news is, our younger generations are strong believers in homeownership. According to a Freddie Mac survey, “The dream of homeownership is alive and well within “Generation Z,” the demographic cohort following Millennials.Our survey…finds that Gen Z views homeownership as an …

The 2020 Real Estate Projections That Might Surprise You

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This will be an interesting year for residential real estate. With a presidential election taking place this fall and talk of a possible recession occurring before the end of the year, predicting what will happen in the 2020 U.S. housing market can be challenging. As a result, taking a look at the combined projections from the most trusted entities in …

Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the “Winter”

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” to sell? Winter can be a great time to sell your home. Especially since “winter” doesn’t typically get below 60 degrees here. Just like with any season, there are pros and cons to selling your home in the winter. If you’ve been contemplating whether you should sell your home now or wait …

What To Do Now If You Want to Sell in 2020

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Selling your house is a monumental event. And often the hardest thing to do is get ready. If you’re considering selling your home sometime in 2020, start early. Now is a great time to begin planning and get a few things in order. Step One: Find out what your home is worth. Once you’ve determined the estimated market value for …

Meet Our New Team Members

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The Shannon Jones team is excited to introduce our newest team members. Each member of our team is dedicated to making every transaction “the best move you’ll ever make.” We specialize in Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill, and surrounding communities. Lauren Putman – Administrative & Marketing Manager Lauren started her marketing career at One Step Services in south Orange County, …

9 Step Guide to FSBO

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Selling your home is a huge decision. After quite a bit of research on local realtors in your area and how long the selling process you may feel that it’s better to sell your home yourself. FSBO, also known as For Sale By Owner, is when you sell your home without the help of a Realtor or licensed professional. By …

You’re Invited – To A Morning With Santa

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The Shannon Jones Team is excited to invite you to its annual Morning with Santa event on Saturday, December 7th, from 10 am to noon. The event takes place at the beautifully restored Art Theater, 2025 E. 4th Street, Long Beach. Santa Claus will, of course, be the star of the show and will be on hand for professional photos …

24 Hours in Long Beach

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This picturesque and vibrant beach city has so much to offer! Short on time? Have no fear. We’ve come up with the best 24 hours you can spend in Long Beach.    Belmont Shore and Beach Time With 11 miles of sandy shoreline (4 miles being oceanfront), there is no shortage of water fun to be had. Our tip; head …