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California Rent Control Bill

California’s Rent Control Bill And What It Means for Landlords

  California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a rent control bill last month that will take effect January 1, 2020, lasting until 2030. Here’s a breakdown of California's new rent control bill 1482 and what it means for landlords and ...

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Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Is Selling Your Home During The Holidays A Good Idea?

Over the years we’ve had many conversations with homeowners that want to sell their homes during the last quarter of the year and they always ask the same question -- “Is selling my home during the holidays a good idea?” It’s a c...

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Long Beach's 2ND & PCH is Open

Long Beach’s Highly Anticipated Retail Center Is Open!

After nearly 10 years of work, Long Beach Retail Center 2ND & PCH is Open! The highly anticipated retail center was formerly home to the SeaPort Marina Hotel. Which believe it or not was a high-end hostelry in its heyday. This contempor...

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Long Beach Historical Cemetery Tour

Historical Society of Long Beach Presents The 24th Annual Historical Cemetery Tour

Long Beach's annual cemetery tour is back! The Historical Society of Long Beach has hosted a living history tour at its two oldest cemeteries since 1995. The Long Beach Municipal Cemetery and it’s neighbor, Sunnyside Cemetery, are “home...

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The Right Agent

How Important is it to List Your Home With a Local “Expert”?

It’s time to sell your home and that is so exciting! But, it can also be overwhelming, especially when searching for the perfect real estate agent for the job. You're now left with the question: how important is it to list your home with ...

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Characteristics of a move-in ready home.

What a “Move-in Ready” Home Means & What You Should Expect to See

Although many home buyers might assume that “move-in ready” means updated and new, it really is more of a literal term than that. Truthfully, a move-in ready home means that it shouldn’t require any work that would prevent a buyer fro...

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Buy a Home

Now is a Great Time to Buy a Home

August 27, 2019 Now is a great time to buy a home and if you've been toying with the idea of it at all, then hearing this might not be news to you. However, we're here to expand on the reasons why! Below are three big reasons that highli...

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Is Rent Control Coming To Long Beach?

Come this November there is a mounting possibility that Long Beach will pass a rent control ordinance. If the proposed ordinance is passed it would establish a cap on rent-controlled units in Long beach, how these units are established will var...

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The Classic California Bungalow

Long Beach is known for many things – Naples Canals, The Pike, Grand Prix…but one of the most iconic landmarks of Long Beach just might be the classic California Bungalow. From Belmont Heights to Bixby Knolls these adorable bungalows have b...

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Clean Contemporary Living Room

Before & After: From Cluttered & Chaotic to Staged to Sell

We recently transformed this beautiful Mediterranean style home in the prestigious Del Lago community of Long Beach. Taking this home from lived in to staged caused it to sell in just 16 days!     Here at The Oriana She...

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