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A Message To Our Clients

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At The Shannon Jones Team, serving our clients and the community is our highest priority.  During this time of global and economic uncertainty and recent orders from the city and state, we want to share how we will be doing that. We are here for our clients: There are a lot of online and social groups offering services and help.  …

Real Estate FAQs with The Shannon Jones Team

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Introducing A New YouTube Series of Videos with Answers to Your Real Estate Questions Buying or selling a house or investment property can be stressful and people going through the process often find that they have questions. In order to help our clients prepare for and navigate the process more easily, The Shannon Jones Team has launched a series of …

Using Your Tax Refund As A Down Payment

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If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may be one step closer than you think if you spend your dollars wisely this year. Based on data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $2,962 when filing their taxes this year. The map below shows the …

12 Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas for Your Home

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Thanksgiving is a joyous time of year. A time to reflect on the past year and the blessings in our lives. Make sure your home is decorated for all the festivities. From simple crafts to natural decor, we have 12 festive Thanksgiving decorations for you to try this year. 1. Cornucopia Of course, we have to start with the classics. …

How to Build the At-Home Gym of Your Dreams

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Have you been considering installing an at-home gym in your home? There are a lot of benefits to going this route for your health and fitness. You will save time going to the gym, you will probably save money in the long-run on gym memberships, you can workout whenever you want, listen to any music you want, and don’t have …

Día de los Muertos, MOLAA

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at MOLAA

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Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead as it as also known here in the US, is a beautiful and sacred Latino tradition dating back thousands of years. This year, the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) here in Long Beach is hosting several days worth of celebrations. Those in Long Beach and the surrounding areas are welcome …

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How to Stay on Budget While Remodeling

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It seems like an unwritten rule: whenever you start a remodeling project, it will always go over budget. But that doesn’t have to be the reality. With smart planning and strict discipline, you can complete a successful remodel without breaking the bank. Here’s how to do it. Start with a Realistic Ballpark Figure Figuring out how much you have to …

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Buying a Home: Step 6 is What to Expect When in Escrow

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Opening escrow is the final stage of buying a home. Up to this point, you have gotten pre-approved for you loan, scoped out neighborhoods, created a wishlist, chosen your Realtor, compared different homes, and put in an offer.  The sellers either accepted your offer, or issued a counter offer, which you accepted. So at this stage, your offer has been …

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Paint Colors That Sell – And Ones That Don’t

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When planning to sell your home, paint colors play a bigger part than you may realize. Colors affect moods, feelings, and impressions of a space as well as the people in that space. To appeal to the most amount of buyers, you need to plan your color choices with this in mind. Pay attention to the interior and exterior colors …

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Steps of Buying a Home: Step 5 is Putting in a Winning Offer

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Putting in an offer on a house is one of the most important steps in the home buying process. At this stage, you should have been pre-approved for a loan, researched neighborhoods, created your wishlist, chosen your Realtor, and compared different houses on the market. You’ve found the perfect home and are ready to purchase. In order to beat out any …