Long Beach and Lakewood Real Estate Blog

Is Summer 2020 the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

Is Summer 2020 the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

If you’re thinking about selling your home right now, you’re not alone – and for good reason. Some experts are saying that Summer 2020 is the best time to sell a home in the U.S., and conditions haven’t been this favorable ...

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Three MORE Tips for Saving for a Down Payment

Three MORE Tips for Saving for a Down Payment

Just because your money is a little tight right now doesn’t mean you can’t start saving up for a future down payment on a house. Consider some of these money-saving tips. Reduce Big Expenses Cost-cutting can be a difficult process, but ...

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On a Tight Budget? 3 Ways to Save for a Down Payment

On a Tight Budget? 3 Ways to Save for a Down Payment

Just because money is a little tight doesn’t mean you can’t save up for a down payment on a house. Consider some of these money-saving tips. Scale Back on Your TV Service This might sound like a tough ask, but cutting back on some of ...

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3 Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Around Your Home

3 Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Around Your Home

It’s that time of year when balmy weather makes it difficult to ignore the call of the outdoors. But whether you sit out on your porch, patio, or deck, menacing mosquitoes lay in wait. Consider these practical ways to banish these ...

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3 Tips for Planning Your Move to Lakewood

3 Tips for Planning Your Move to Lakewood

You just purchased your dream home in Lakewood and now it’s time to plan your move. You’re looking forward to what the future holds, but you’re not looking forward to a taxing moving experience. Consider these tips to help make ...

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Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today

Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today

Saving money for a down payment isn't easy - in fact, for many people, the task just seems too big. Saving for a Down Payment: 3 Tips You Can Use Today One of the biggest keys to saving for a down payment is to start early and save often. However, ...

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Can You Reduce Your Closing Costs?

Can You Reduce Your Closing Costs?

Closing costs are a necessary part of every real estate transaction - as a buyer, you'll be responsible for paying them (unless you can agree with the seller that he or she will pay part or all of them for you).  But are there ways to reduce ...

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3 Things You Should NEVER Do When You're Buying a Home

3 Things You Should NEVER Do When You're Buying a Home

Buying a home is the biggest financial decision you'll ever make - and that's why your Lakewood buyer's agent will be there to guide you. Your agent will walk you through every step of the process, ensuring you understand your options. She'll also ...

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5 Must-Haves for a Coastal Mudroom

5 Must-Haves for a Coastal Mudroom

When you live near the coast time spent out in the ocean means you don’t bring sand to the beach, but the other way around. Here’s to a mudroom that’s equipped to handle the aftermath of a day of fun in the sun, and do it with a ...

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4 Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas

4 Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas

Getting a great look for a great price is always a great thing. Consider these four budget-friendly renovation ideas to enhance the look of your home. Create an Instant Kitchen Island Using a Spare Table If your kitchen doesn’t have an island ...

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