How to Buy a Home in a Seller’s Market

Currently we're in a seller's real estate market in Long Beach and surrounding communities, meaning sellers have the upper hand and there is a low inventory of homes for buyers to choose from. Yet the currently low interest rates are appealing for buyers, many of whom want to purchase a home before … [Read more...]

4606 E Village Rd

SOLD! This light and bright ranch style pool home sits on a large lot in the prestigious Lakewood Village neighborhood, close to award-winning Twain Elementary and Long Beach City College. The living room has crown molding, recessed lighting and a cozy wood-burning fireplace. The living room opens … [Read more...]

Why I Became A Long Beach Realtor

I never actually set out to be a Long Beach Realtor. Like many little girls growing up in the 1960s, my first career aspiration was ballerina. Too bad I was uncoordinated and clumsy. Piano player was another fleeting option, but I hated to practice. I remember that some of my childhood friends … [Read more...]

SOLD!!! 5570 Cerritos Ave

SOLD! Move-in ready starter home in a nice section of North Long Beach. This home offers gleaming hardwood floors and an open floor plan. You'll appreciate the updated kitchen with tile floors and newer cabinets. All three bedrooms are generously sized. There's a large fenced yard and a detached … [Read more...]

Long Beach Real Estate Update – September 2013

The Long Beach real estate market continues to be a strong seller's market with high demand and reasonably low inventory. Currently, there is about a two month supply of Long Beach homes for sale. Meanwhile, even as local media reported that median home prices in Southern California levelled out … [Read more...]

700 E Ocean #1708

SOLD! Enjoy elegant downtown living and spectacular panoramic views from the 17th floor of the iconic International Tower. This spacious, open condo has walls of glass that open to a wraparound balcony, where you can gaze out at the Marina, the Queen Mary, and Catalina. The interior features fresh … [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...]

Even in a Seller’s Market, Not All Homes Sell

Even in a seller's market, NOT all homes sell, and the ones that do sell don't all sell for top dollar. Last month, the average percent of list price received by Long Beach sellers was 100.4 percent of list price, compared to 97.4 percent the previous June, according to figures from the Multiple … [Read more...]

3525 E 6th St

SOLD! Situated in the Belmont Heights Historic District, this charming 1925 Spanish cottage offers great period features, including hardwood floors, arches & coved ceilings. The home is light and bright, with a large living room and formal dining room. The kitchen retains a vintage feel and has … [Read more...]

2538 E 2nd St #305

SOLD! Enjoy the amazing ocean breezes, views and spacious floor plan of this historic Bluff Park condo. This is a rare top floor corner unit with ocean views from both bedrooms, a light airy feeling, and gorgeous bamboo floors. The large living room features a fireplace and a balcony overlooking … [Read more...]