Long Beach is Los Angeles County's second-largest municipality. The second-largest container port in America is also located in this coastal city. Long Beach isn’t your typical port city. Long Beach is a tourist destination because of its rich heritage and culture. Long Beach is home to many waterfront homes, which combine mission architecture with modern and stylish designs. Long Beach houses have large windows and spacious interiors. The houses along the coast are typically larger than those located closer to the Pacific Coast Highway.
Long Beach enjoys a Mediterranean climate. In the summers, there is morning fog that usually lifts by mid-afternoon. Long Beach has a warm climate year round, similar to Southern California. There are 92 parks in the city, including El Dorado Regional Park. The park features fishing lakes, biking trails, picnic areas, and an archery range. Long Beach is known for its many sporting events such as the Long Beach Grand Prix or the Long Beach Marathon. Long Beach residents can also enjoy water skiing and sailing. Long Beach is home to a large college community. Each year, 35,000 students enroll at California State University, Long Beach. This city is highly diverse in terms of racial and cultural diversity due to its large container port, strong music scene, and influx of university students.
Long Beach remains a favorite location for film and music, but the city experienced a musical explosion during the 1990s with famous residents like Warren G, Sublime and Snoop Dogg. It is known for its street art which combines professionally painted murals with independent pieces. Long Beach's "Retro Row" is a charming area for dreamers, writers, and artists. This street has a relaxed vibe that resembles a coastal town but also has a lively feel comparable to a large city. There are over 40 independent merchants in this district, offering unique and creative goods of exceptional artistic quality. Belmont Shore, also known as "The Shore", is the city’s business district. Residents will find high-end shops, cafes and restaurants here. Long Beach is second in Los Angeles County's largest city, but it retains a small-town feel. Its coastline makes up nearly one-fourth its entire circumference. It is close to Los Angeles and Orange County making it an ideal place for commuters. Browse our available listings to start your Long Beach property search. You'll feel at home in the salty ocean air or gentle breezes.
Long Beach, CA has 452 homes available for sale. See photos of properties and information about nearby real estate, including school and housing market information. Between March 2022, and April 2022, the number of Long Beach homes for sale decreased 12.8%. The median listing price was $760,000.373. In April 2022, Long Beach, CA saw over 200 listings sell for more than their list price. Over 43 listings were sold at a lower price than the list price, while 32 listings were sold at the listed price.