long beach real estate agent: 3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year - 01/28/20 11:52 AM
1. Buying a home is a great investmentSeveral reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other options such as gold, stocks, bonds, and savings. Why? Real estate helps build equity, a form of investing for you and your family. According to CoreLogic’s Equity Report,
“U.S. homeowners with mortgages (roughly 64% of all properties) have seen their equity increase by a total of nearly $457 billion since the third quarter 2018, an increase of 5.1%, year over year.”
This means the average homeowner gained approximately $5,300 in equity over the past year. If you want to start building your equity, put … (3 comments)

long beach real estate agent: 401 Newport Ave. Long Beach, CA - 03/03/16 08:48 AM
Luxurious Belmont Heights Home
3 Bed / 1 Bath + Home Office. 1,556 Sq. Ft. Offered at $815,000
401 Newport Ave. Long Beach, CA 

This stunning Belmont Heights home features a very spacious open floor plan with lots of natural light and beautiful engineered scraped dark wood floors.

Throughout the home, you’ll find a thoughtful blend of 1905 vintage charm and elegant modern updates like high-end light fixtures, central heat and air conditioning, and a fully remodeled kitchen.

The ultra-functional kitchen has abundant storage, Italian ceramic tile floors, and granite countertops.

The eye-catching bathroom has a high ceiling, ceramic floors, a Kohler bathtub and toilet, … (2 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Free Exercise Classes in Long Beach - 02/25/16 07:06 AM
How to Exercise for Free (or almost free) in Long Beach, CAExercising in Long Beach has never been easier!If you live in the Long Beach area there's no need to buy a gym membership. No matter what your fitness level is, Long Beach has a workout opportunity for everyone! Here are some of the ways you can workout for free or close to free in and around Long Beach. And some of the possibilities take advantage of our great weather outdoors.
Free Yoga on the BeachThere's a free yoga class every day at Bluff Park in Long Beach. Classes start at 11:00 … (0 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Classic Ranch Home for Sale in Los Altos! - 11/06/14 03:48 AM
JUST LISTED!!

Situated in the popular Los Altos neighborhood and walking distance to Prisk Elementary & Stanford Middle School, this bright and sunny entertainer’s paradise has an open floor plan and lots of room.

As you enter, you’ll notice the gleaming hardwood floors, fresh neutral paint, crown molding, and classic fireplace.

The dining room opens both to a spacious gourmet kitchen and a large family room with beamed ceilings.
Classic Ranch Home for Sale in Los Altos!
  

The two front bedrooms share an updated hall bathroom and the master bedroom has its own en suite bathroom.
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long beach real estate agent: Pool Homes for Sale in Long Beach, CA - 05/09/14 08:12 AM
Pool Homes for Sale in Long Beach, CA

It's heating up out there!  
As the summer season approaches, the dread of the sweltering heat can cause some to despair, especially if they don't own a home with a pool. Is there anything better than relaxing on the edge of your pool, feet dangling in the cool water, with an icy drink in your hand? Not when it's 95 degrees outside!!  
 

This could be YOU! 
If you've dreamt about owning a home with a pool in Long Beach, California, you are in luck!  I've compiled a list of … (2 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Two Escrows Will Blow Up This Morning: Don't Panic, This is Only a Drill - 04/20/12 12:36 AM
This morning, I read an article on a local online publication, Patch, about a disaster drill planned for the Long Beach Airport. Two planes will blow up as a drill, which will allow everyone from first-responders to journalists to learn from a "real-life" disaster.
It made me think, what if we could do that with fake escrows? That could be part of the training for new Realtors.
What do you do when the seller changes their mind mid-stream and doesn't want to sell, or the buyer has cold feet? When the lender discovers a new problem that just cropped up on the buyer's … (5 comments)

long beach real estate agent: 8 Questions to Ask Your Long Beach Real Estate Agent - 02/20/12 08:58 AM
If you're thinking about buying a home in Long Beach, you have many real estate agents to choose from.
Most home sellers know that who they hire makes a difference, but buyers sometimes think that choice isn't as important. After all, the agent is simply going to open doors and write an offer, right? Why would it matter who you hire?
The reality is that agents do far more than the above -- at least the good ones do. How do you know who to hire?
Here are eight important questions to ask a Long Beach real estate agent before you … (2 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Thinking of Selling Your Long Beach Home? It Ought to Be In Pictures! - 02/12/12 09:28 AM
If you're thinking of selling your Long Beach home and trying to choose an agent, there are a number of factors to consider. Track record, experience, and communication skills are important. But so is the agent's marketing plan and the quality of their marketing - particularly the photos.
Most home buyers begin their home search on the Internet and the first exposure they will probably have to your home is the pictures that the agent provides to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It's very important that there be lots of pictures -- and that the pictures are of good quality.
In the age … (2 comments)

long beach real estate agent: January 2012 Long Beach Real Estate Update - 01/06/12 12:35 PM
A review of year-end numbers showed that sales remained steady year over year but the average home price in Long Beach declined slightly last year compared to 2010.
In 2011, 2139 houses sold in Long Beach with an average sales price of $406,889 and average time on the market of 83 days. Comparatively, in 2010, 2137 houses sold in Long Beach with an average sales price of $416,541 and average time on the market of 75 days. The average price per square foot declined from $290 to $280.
If you delve deeper into the numbers, however, you find that price … (0 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Long Beach Condo for Sale in Virginia Country Club Area - Price Reduced - 08/10/11 08:49 AM

PRICE REDUCED TO $205,000
We just reduced the price of this Long Beach condo for sale at 3913 Virginia Road, #210, to $205,000. This is a terrific buy for this two bedroom condo in the Virginia Country Club area. It has wood laminate floors, high ceilings with crown moldings, and a gas fireplace.
Tucked in the rear of the complex, this unit has two private patios -- one off the master bedroom and another off the dining room and second bedroom. You'll love the features of this condo, from the cute kitchen with tiled counters and built-in microwave to the walk-in … (0 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Have You Considered Buying A Short Sale Home? Don't Waste Your Time Without Reading This First! - 05/17/11 10:30 AM
Home buyers often have very strong opinions on whether they want to buy a short sale. Some tell me they want to look at short sales because they've heard they're great deals. Others want nothing to do with them because they've heard the process can drag on forever.
Before a buyer decides whether to pursue a short sale, it's important to understand a little more about what a short sale is and what to expect. 
A short sale is simply a sale in which the homeowner owes more than the property's current market value. In order to transfer title to a … (0 comments)

long beach real estate agent: Rose Park Bungalow! - 12/03/10 09:30 AM

JUST LISTED
We just listed this great Craftsman colonial bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District of Long Beach. Located at 746 Dawson, this home features many beautiful vintage features. Just past the broad front porch, you'll find gleaming hardwood floors and amazing original built-in cabinetry. The large, open living/dining room features an original built-in china cabinet, built-in secretary desk and bookshelves, and a Minor Smith style fireplace with a beautiful concrete surround. There is a detached garage and a huge back yard with multiple fruit trees. With two bedrooms plus a bonus room, this home is convenient to shops, restaurants, … (1 comments)

long beach real estate agent: The Shannon Jones Team Moves to a New Office! - 10/22/10 03:52 PM
 
The Shannon Jones Team announced this week they have joined a new office -- Keller Williams Realty in Los Alamitos, California.
Shannon Jones has been a leading Realtor in Long Beach and surrounding communities for a dozen years. Since beginning her career, Shannon has sold hundreds of properties, helping buyers and sellers of residential and investment properties.
Previously, Shannon's office was in the Keller Williams office in Long Beach, but she and several other agents have made the switch to the Los Alamitos Mega Market Center, one of the top-ranked offices in the area. She and her team were attracted to … (2 comments)

 
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