What Does $1 Million Buy You?

What does $1 million buy you?

You’ve seen the home shows on TV, with gorgeous mansions that can be purchased for a song compared to our Southern California home prices. Here in the land of sunshine, we have a weather premium built into our prices. So what does $1 million actually buy you? Here’s a look by area:

Belmont Park, Long Beach:

Right across from award-winning Rogers Middle School and Lowell Elementary, you can purchase this two story home:

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Lakewood Village, Long Beach:

Further inland, in Lakewood Village, you’ll get a larger home on a larger lot for $1 million.

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University Park Estates, Long Beach:

In University Park Estates, sometimes referred to as “the hole,” you can purchase a pool home.

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Bay Harbour, Long Beach:

Just over a million will buy you a home with a boat slip in the gated community of Bay Harbour.

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Seal Beach:

For a million bucks in Seal Beach, you can buy a townhouse with a view of the San Gabriel River, or for a little more, you can have a 3 bedroom/2 bath home on “The Hill,” the area just north of Pacific Coast Highway.

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Signal Hill:

You could buy a tenant-occupied, bank-owned house in Seal Beach for $1 million.

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In Lakewood for $1 million, you could buy a two-story brick Colonial home in the Lakewood Country Club area.

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Just under $1 million in Rossmoor, you’ll get four bedrooms and highly esteemed schools. Look carefully for the pirate, though we’re not sure the sellers will include him.

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About the Author

Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes. She has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Long Beach area. Prior to her award-winning career in real estate with the Shannon jones Team, Shannon has had successful careers in journalism and public relations. She holds a bachelors degree from UC Irvine and a masters degree from UC Berkeley. Shannon holds E-Pro, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), and PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) certifications. Shannon is very personable and maintains a very strong moral compass, always putting the best interest of home buyers/sellers above monetary goals. A California native, Shannon enjoys gardening, travel, reading, cooking and poker when she’s not selling homes MY DESIGNATIONS Lic# 01247705 | CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) | E-Pro | PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) MY SERVICE AREAS Anaheim Bellflower Buena Park Carson Cerritos Cypress Downey Fountain Valley Garden Grove Huntington Beach La Palma Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles County Norwalk Orange County Rossmoor San Pedro Seal Beach Signal Hill South Bay Westminster

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