Long Beach Real Estate News

Dec 13

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Looking for a tiny house by the beach?  Long Beach has some of the highest concentration of small square foot homes in Southern California.  Unlike other beach towns, Long Beach is well known for having smaller homes that surrounding beach towns.  One of the best parts about these homes it that even though they may be smaller in size they are really cute and built in the Bungalow and Spanish architectural style.  Here is a quick run down on what's currently on the market and the best place to find these homes.  These homes are often a lot more affordable as well which is an added bonus.  Tiny houses in Long Beach are defined as under 600 square feet of living space.

The lowest priced tiny home in Long Beach is priced under $300,000 and features 500

Nov 15

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Lindenwood condo complex can be found at 3565 Linden Ave in the Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach, California.  The location is just north of the 405 freeway and just off Long Beach Blvd that heads directly down to the beach.  The complex dates back to 1973 when the condos were first built with a total of 198 units.  Buyers have the opportunity to choose from one and two bedroom condos that are all under 1,000 square feet.  The complex is a four story building that offers a gated entrance and secure parking on the first level and condos located between the second to forth floors.  There is a nice community pool, two laundry rooms per each floor as well as a convenient trash chute.  There is even a common entertainment room with pool table and sitting area.

Oct 19

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The Spinnaker Coves is one of the few water front communities where you can find homes that come with private boat slips in the low $1 million dollar range.  These are residential tri-level townhouses that can offer up to a 40 foot boat slip that can accommodate up to a 55 foot yacht.  The townhouses are well known for capturing the unobstructed Marina views with two fireplaces and large master suites.  Additional options in particular units can be floor to ceiling mirrors, plantation shutters and recessed lighting.  Units come with central air-conditioning and direct garage access.

The complex offers a resort style pool, spa, fitness center, sauna, two lighted tennis courts, clubhouse and barbecue area.  This is a desirable gated community in the

Sep 29

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Slated for completion in the winter of 2016 is a brand new construction community called "Newberry Lofts."  What's unique about this community is that all the units are located in a small four story building located in the heart of the downtown area.  It's being reported that 95% of the condos have already been sold with a few select units still available for sale.  Some of these units are some of the best and located on the top Penthouse level which gives extra perks that you won't find in the other lofts.  First, they have extended the balcony to cover 253 square feet which is the largest in the building.  The same unit also has a bonus room, gas fireplace,bonus room, 2 secure parking space, hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliance.  This unit

Sep 12

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Long Beach is well known for it's historic homes that were built in the 1910, 20's and 1930's.  These are typically built in the Spanish and Bungalow architectural styles and often can be found in historic districts like Belmont Shore, Belmont Heights and Bluff Park.  There is another class of architecture that has a very strong following are homes built in the mid-century modern style.  These homes are often built in the 1950's and 60's and feature one level of living space with high vaulted ceilings and open floor plans.  Here is our quick guide on where to look for these unique homes found throughout the city of Long Beach, California.

The El Dorado Park area is a great place to start when looking for mid-century modern homes.  One of the most

May 2

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The Park Ocean Long Beach complex has a lot to offer including a prime location in the University Park Estate area that is situated near the California State University, Long Beach.  Within this large condo complex is studio to three bedroom condos that go up to 915 square feet of living space.  One of the benefits of living here include a nice clubhouse, community pool, spa, sauna, tennis court and fitness center.  This is a secure complex with on-site security with lush landscaping and rolling streams.  This is a medium size building with a total of 219 condos with real estate prices can still be bought for in the mid $150,000 range for a studio and one bedroom units and under $300,000 for a two bedroom condo.  

This is a great location that is

Jan 22

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The Westside area is not commonly known as one of the best places to find historic homes in Long Beach, California.  For those buyers looking for cute historic properties built in the 1930's and priced under $500,000 this is a great place to look!  A good example of this is a brand new listing that just came on the market and located at 2272 Webster Ave and built in the Spanish architectural style. Built in the Spanish Colonial Bungalow style is a two bedroom, one bath home listed for $449,000.  It features a gated entrance, front porch, vaulted ceilings, original wood floors with 1,311 square feet of living space.   The home have has been beautifully resorted with a detached two car garage and located next to a large park area.  

Homes from this era

Dec 24

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The most expensive Long Beach homes sold in 2015 are featured here.  Two of the top three Long Beach homes sold in 2015 where located in water front communities of Naples Island.  Long Beach has a nice variety of homes that sit next to the Alamitos Bay area which leads out to the Pacific Ocean.  The third highest sale was located in the upscale Park Estates neighborhood. Below is the top 3 most expensive homes sold in 2015.

55 Vista Del Golfo, Long Beach sold for $8,525,000 on 06/15/2015.  Located in the Naples Island community, the six bedroom, 9,672 square foot home was a stunning Mediterranean style bay front residence which sat on the Alamitos Bay in Long Beach.  The large estate home came with a 120 foot frontage that coulee accommodate a very

Nov 3

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The South Newport complex in Long Beach, California is located at 363 Newport Avenue in the popular Belmont Heights area.  This is a small complex of 60 units that are situated in an approximate 10 block radius to the beach.  The one bedroom condos are very well priced with one current unit offered at $254,900.  Some of the highlights found here include a private balcony and an open floor plan that combines the kitchen and living spaces.

The building provides subterranean parking, individual laundry room and a front reception area.  The homeowners association dues are kept low and currently run $230.00 a month.  The dues include use of the community pool, barbecue area with pets allowed based on certain restrictions.  The building is not FHA or VA

Sep 26

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The Pacifica at 150 The Promenade in Long Beach is one of the newer condo buildings in the downtown area of Long Beach.  The complex was built in 2008 and offer one to three bedroom units that span up to 2,180 square feet of living space.  The location is ideally located near the cross streets of 4 street and the Promenade.  The Promenade is a popular spot that is home to other nearby condo buildings with great restaurants and shopping.  It's an easy 4 blocks away from the beachfront street of Ocean Blvd and the Long Beach area.

Some of the highlights found in these condos can include 10 foot ceilings, Promenade Park views, hardwood flooring, private outdoor patios, inside laundry and assigned parking spaces.  The amenities that can be found here are