Long Beach Real Estate Blog

  • How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

    BY Eileen Rivera

    If you have a dog, then you’ll no doubt be spending more time outside together in the coming months. One of the great reasons to own a home is to have a big backyard you can share with your pets. But what if your dog is a little destructive? Or w...

  • Coping With Moving Stress

    BY Eileen Rivera

    We get it – moving is stressful! In fact, it’s considered one of the most stressful life events you can experience. So what do you do if you feel like the stress is getting to you? Follow these helpful tips to make the transition a little easie...

  • Lower Your Water Bill

    BY Eileen Rivera

    If you want to lower your household expenses, take a look at your water bill. Does it seem high? Do you feel like you’re spending too much money on something so basic? Here are some of the best ways we’ve found to save money on your monthly water...

  • Avoid These Rehab Mistakes

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Whether you’re preparing to sell your home or investing in a property to flip, it’s important to be smart about renovations. While certain projects can definitely increase the value of the property you want to sell, there are some challenges to c...

  • Sell Vs. Renovate

    BY Eileen Rivera

    You’re at a crossroads. You know your house doesn’t quite suit your needs anymore. But should you find a new home, or renovate the one you’ve got? While there’s no obvious answer to this question, here’s what you should consider when making...

  • Choosing a Home Size

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Finding the right home can make you feel a little like Goldilocks. This house is too small, that house is too big – where is the house that’s just right? Here are some questions you should ask yourself when determining what size house is best for...

  • Buying Near a School

    BY Eileen Rivera

    After weeks or even months of searching you’ve found the home you love. The trouble is – it’s located next to or near a school, and you’re wondering what that might mean down the line. Is buying near a school a good idea, or could it be inv...

  • Get Your Home Ready for Spring

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Are you ready for some fresh air? We are, too! Spring is here, and it’s time to open the windows and get a fresh start after a long winter. If you’re as eager as we are to welcome spring, here’s what you can do to get your home ready. Start wi...

  • Selling a Small Home

    BY Eileen Rivera

    You may look at your small home and think – am I going to find a buyer? But don’t count your small house out just yet! There are many great ways to position your small house in the marketplace. All it takes is looking at your home’s features ...

  • Finding Common Ground When Buying

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Buying a home is a big decision, and can often cause lots of stress. This is doubly so if you and your partner have differences of opinion when it comes to choosing a home. While it can be frustrating to figure out a solution, it’s not impossible. ...