Long Beach Real Estate Blog

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers and Sellers

    BY Eileen Rivera

    The New Year brings a fresh start and the opportunity to set goals and intentions for the coming months. If you’re going to be buying or selling a home in 2018, now is the time to strategize. Here are some New Year’s resolutions that will help ...

  • Average Life Span of Home Appliances

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Is it time to replace your furnace? While that question may not be at the top of your mind this holiday season, it matters if you’re buying or selling a home. Even though most major home appliances are a serious investment, the truth is that they...

  • Moving During the Holidays

    BY Eileen Rivera

    December is a busy month for most people. But when you throw moving into a new home into the mix, it can be downright hectic! So what do you do if you find yourself packing boxes during the holiday season? Follow these tips to ensure that your sanity...

  • Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Do you have any first time homebuyers on your holiday gift list this year? Show them how much you care and celebrate their big achievement by giving them something perfect for their new home. Here’s our list of some of the best gifts to buy your fa...

  • What To Do When Your Home Sale Falls Through

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Having your home sale fall through can be extremely disappointing. After months of preparing, accepting an offer and having your house under contract, it can be crushing to see the deal crumble in escrow. And a recent report from Trulia reveals that ...

  • Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s important that serious buyers do their due diligence before making any commitments on a home. If you’re buying, there are several warning signs ...

  • Get Ready to Buy in 2018

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to set yourself up for your 2018 home purchase....

  • Holiday Staging Tips

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you don’t put up a decoration o...

  • Is It Time For New Windows?

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Replacing the windows on your home is a big job that can potentially come with a high price tag. If your windows are starting to show their age, you may be trying to decide whether or not it’s time to make the investment in new ones. Here’s what ...

  • Buying a Home While on Maternity Leave

    BY Eileen Rivera

    Buying a home and starting a family often go hand in hand. But if you’re preparing to apply for a mortgage while you’re on maternity leave, it may impact your ability to qualify. Here’s what you need to prepare for should you decide to purchase...