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...]

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...]

How To Choose A Long Beach Realtor

If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in Long Beach or a surrounding community, how should you go about choosing a Realtor? Sometimes, people get referrals from friends, family, or co-workers. But often, home buyers or sellers end up working with someone based on a random connection -- … [Read more...]

Long Beach Foreclosures Can Be a Good Deal

If you've been considering buying a home in Long Beach, California, this could be a good time. Right now, there are a number of distressed properties on the market with reasonably low prices. Both short sales and foreclosures can represent good deals for Long Beach home buyers and the fact that … [Read more...]

Pricing Advice for Long Beach Home Sellers

Even though prices have dropped over the past five to six years, we sometimes encounter homeowners who are in denial about their home value. Obviously if you are selling your home, you want to get as much as possible, but pricing it at the highest price doesn't necessarily accomplish that … [Read more...]

809 Mira Mar Ave

SOLD! Beautiful, light and airy 1920s Spanish style bungalow has all the architectural charm of days gone by. You'll love the formal entryway, arched doorways, barrel ceiling, faux fireplace, hardwood floors, built-in buffet, and numerous original, multi-paned windows. The home features three … [Read more...]

2429 E 4th St

  JUST SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom Craftsman bungalow in the Rose Park South Historic District features a large living and dining room with hardwood floors, a master bedroom wih separate sitting area and a full master bath with clawfoot tub and separate shower.  There are 2 additional … [Read more...]

June 2011 Newsletter from The Shannon Jones Team

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in … [Read more...]

810 Junipero, Long Beach

JUST SOLD!  Craftsman bungalow in the Rose Park Historic District has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a formal living and dining room, plus a huge family room that opens to a deck. The home features hardwood floors, a remodeled kitchen and a detached garage.  If you're looking for a gigantic master … [Read more...]

Is It Important to Get Building Permits in Long Beach?

Frequently, I am asked by Long Beach home buyers and sellers about permits -- how important are they? The answer is -- very! If you are making additions or improvements that you think the city may require building permits for, then GET THEM! And if you're not sure, then head to Long Beach City … [Read more...]