Long Beach CA Real Estate Market Update – April 2014

Long Beach home prices continued to appreciate in March and the inventory remained low. With interest rates remaining low, this is an ideal market to buy and sell. The median Long Beach home price in March 2014 was $475,000, up 16.3 percent from March 2013 and 9.4 percent from February 2014 – … [Read more...]

Standup for the Cure

Please support our team member Robin Fairman in her fundraising efforts for Standup for the Cure. She is part of the Tides 4 TaTas Team, which will participate in a standup paddleboard fundraiser May 3rd in Newport Beach to raise funds for the OC Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Here's … [Read more...]

Long Beach Real Estate Market Update – March 2014

Spring is in the air, which means it’s a great time to think about buying or selling a home if you want to move either before or during summer. For homeowners who’ve been waiting for their home to build equity before making a move, now may be the time to explore whether selling is now a viable … [Read more...]

What is your Long Beach home worth?

Can you guess what your Long Beach home is worth? Prices in Long Beach CA went up more than 20 percent in 2013, and some neighborhoods increased more than others. Many people have a vague idea of what their home is worth. For an instant, 100 percent free valuation of your home simply click on the … [Read more...]

Long Beach Real Estate Update – February 2014

Long Beach home prices continued to rise slightly in January 2014, but the number of closed sales decreased, according to recent figures from Pacific West Association of Realtors (PWR). The median sales price in Long Beach was $455,000 in January 2014, compared to $365,000 in January 2013 and … [Read more...]

It Pays To Use A Realtor

Often people who decide to sell their own home do so because they want to save the commission. Unfortunately for them, they don't always end up saving money. Buyers making offers on for sale by owner homes - or FSBOs as they're called -- know the sellers are saving commission and often expect those … [Read more...]

Should I Sell My Home this Spring?

If you've been considering selling your home, now may be the time to start planning. Traditionally, spring is the season when many home buyers begin searching for a home and sellers start thinking about putting their  home on the market. Why spring? 1. Taxes – After having their taxes done, many … [Read more...]

California Median Home Prices

California median home prices are on the rise. Here's the latest on prices by county. Despite the recent increase in prices, there are still a number of affordable areas in California.   … [Read more...]

Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal

What's the first thing a potential home buyer will notice about your home? The great view from the master bedroom? Your beautiful kitchen? If your house's front exterior is lacking appropriate "curb appeal," the buyer may not even make it through the front door. I've had plenty of buyers over the … [Read more...]

Long Beach Real Estate Market Update – January 2014

Year-end figures just released show that the median home sales price in Long Beach went up 22.5 percent between December 2012 and December 2013, with some neighborhoods experiencing even more dramatic price increases. In 90806, which encompasses the Wrigley neighborhood, the median price went up … [Read more...]