Long Beach and Lakewood Real Estate Blog

7 Outdoor Kitchen Upgrades for Father’s Day

7 Outdoor Kitchen Upgrades for Father’s Day

Time is running short, but you may still have a chance to surprise the father in your family with an outdoor kitchen upgrade this Father’s Day. You may find some items on our list to be quick upgrades, while others may need to be integrated ...

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3 Upgrades for a Posh Pool

3 Upgrades for a Posh Pool

This summer season you may feel like taking the look of your pool to the next level. Consider these three ways to upgrade your pool area with changes that make a splash.  Level-up the landscaping You can step-up the look of your pool ...

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Is Yellow the New ‘It’ Color?

Is Yellow the New ‘It’ Color?

Bright like the sun, who can look at the color yellow and not smile? It wakes up the eye and it’s sure to brighten your mood and outlook. This month Pantone, a paint firm with huge influence in the design industry, chose a bold, bright yellow ...

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4 Pros and Cons of Using Herbicides to Control Weeds

4 Pros and Cons of Using Herbicides to Control Weeds

Some people prefer not to use herbicides to kill weeds. Others swear by their effectiveness at weed control. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, consider these pros and cons of using foliar herbicides to control weeds in your landscape or hardscape....

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3 Ways to Kill Weeds Using Heat

3 Ways to Kill Weeds Using Heat

And we’re not talking about hoping for a drought. Weeds are probably the only element in most yards that need absolutely no maintenance to stay alive. You don't have to water them. You don't have to fertilize them. They flourish all on their ...

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2 More Things NOT to Do While House Hunting

2 More Things NOT to Do While House Hunting

Although you may be eager to find a new home, especially in today’s super-competitive market, be careful to avoid these missteps that could hinder the process of finding the home that’s the perfect fit for you. Being Afraid to Be ...

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3 Things Not to Do While House Hunting

3 Things Not to Do While House Hunting

In the effort to find a new home, especially in today’s super-competitive market, do your very best to avoid these mistakes that can hinder the process of finding the home that’s just right for you, or simply make your home search less ...

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2 Home Offer Acceptance Delays You Should Know

2 Home Offer Acceptance Delays You Should Know

You’ve submitted an offer to purchase your dream home in Long Beach. The house is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac and it’s just the right size. The backyard has plenty of space for the kids, and the neighborhood has jogging ...

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How Long Does a Seller Have to Accept Your Offer?

How Long Does a Seller Have to Accept Your Offer?

  So you’ve found your dream home in Lakewood. It’s a beautiful residence that checks all your boxes. The community is one you’ve always envisioned for you and your family, the school district has a great reputation, and the ...

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What Is an Offer Review Date? Facts You Should Know

What Is an Offer Review Date? Facts You Should Know

In a housing market not very long ago a buyer could make an offer on a house, and if it was accepted they could move forward with a home inspection and financing. That hasn’t quite been the case for some time now, and in many parts of the ...

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2 More Curb Appeal Tips for an Impressive Landscape

2 More Curb Appeal Tips for an Impressive Landscape

Curb appeal can help create a love connection between your home and a potential buyer, and make the difference between them doing a rolling stop past your home, or stopping to inquire further. Consider these two tips for a SoCal landscape that ...

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3 Packing Tips to Help You Move to Your New Home in Lakewood

3 Packing Tips to Help You Move to Your New Home in Lakewood

If you’re like most people, you’re not particularly thrilled about moving. The new house is exciting – but getting your stuff from Point A to Point B is a big task, and you may not be looking forward to it. Fortunately, there are ...

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