Long Beach and Lakewood Real Estate Blog

Selling Your Home: The Post-Coronavirus Reality

Selling Your Home: The Post-Coronavirus Reality

If you're thinking about selling your home, chances are pretty good that the market - and the whole selling process - is different than it was the last time you sold a house. The reality is that since the coronavirus pandemic swept the world, ...

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3 DIY Home Improvements With Decent ROI

3 DIY Home Improvements With Decent ROI

If you're like many people, you want to make a few home improvements that will help you sell your home quickly (and at the right price). But where do you start? Should you redo your entire kitchen, revamp the bathrooms or work on your outdoor ...

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New to Real Estate Investing? Read This First!

New to Real Estate Investing? Read This First!

If you’re a new real estate investor, you’re probably looking for tips and tricks anywhere you can find them – and this guide is here to help. New to Real Estate Investing? Check Out This Guide As a new investor, the first thing ...

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Is Exposed Brick in Your Home Safe?

Is Exposed Brick in Your Home Safe?

Exposed brick is commonly used in many homes and there are lots of ways that it can complement a design scheme. It can act as a feature wall that contributes to an urban, industrial loft atmosphere. Brick that's behind a plaster wall can be ...

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2 Design Trends That May Not Be as Safe as You Think

2 Design Trends That May Not Be as Safe as You Think

Some interior designs create classic looks while others offer throwback charm. Such designs, however, may not always be as safe as they are beautiful. Consider these two trends that may need to be modified for safety inside of your home....

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Want to Update Your Brick Exterior? 3 Ways to Do It

Want to Update Your Brick Exterior? 3 Ways to Do It

Is your home’s exterior brick too orange, or too red? If you’re thinking about giving it an update before putting your home on the market, consider these three ways to modernize your masonry if it’s just a little stuck in the past....

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Are White Bathtubs Out? 2 Things You Should Know

Are White Bathtubs Out? 2 Things You Should Know

Classic white bathtubs and basins are, well, classic. White is a timeless color that doesn't go out of style. So are white bathtubs out? The short answer is…No. But what about the rest of the bathroom? According to a recent article in Homes ...

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4 Household Habits That Can Attract Snakes to Your Home

4 Household Habits That Can Attract Snakes to Your Home

Unless you like them as pets, no one wants snakes in their home. But certain ways that you maintain your house may be enticing these reptilian home raiders into your residence. Avoid these four ways that you might be inadvertently inviting ...

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2 More Small Towns Near Long Beach for a Weekend Getaway

2 More Small Towns Near Long Beach for a Weekend Getaway

Every once in a while you may need to take a break from the daily grind. When you’re ready to slow down a bit consider taking a jaunt to one of these small towns near Long Beach to enjoy authentic local charm. Cayucos, California.   ...

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3 Small Towns for a Quick Getaway Near Long Beach

3 Small Towns for a Quick Getaway Near Long Beach

Summer’s over, but from time to time you still need to get away from the daily grind. When you want to take a breather consider enjoying the amenities of one, or a few, of these small towns near Long Beach. Encinitas, California.   ...

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2 More Aromatic Houseplants to Freshen the Air

2 More Aromatic Houseplants to Freshen the Air

If your family is like most, you probably frequently use air-freshening aerosols or wall plug-ins to keep things smelling good around the house. Wouldn’t it be nice, though, to have natural ways to freshen the air? Consider using one, or ...

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3 Fragrant Houseplants to Freshen the Air

3 Fragrant Houseplants to Freshen the Air

These days you may spend a little more time at home for work or entertainment, and if your family is like most, you may also frequently invest in air-freshening aerosols and plug-ins. But wouldn’t it be nice to have a natural way to ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

If you’re like many people, you’re looking for long-term sustainability in housing – but what is a net-zero home, and is it the right choice for you? This guide explains. The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes Net-zero homes are the ...

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