Lakewood Village

Lakewood Village offers a quiet residential neighborhood in the Lakewood Long Beach area of Long Beach, California. A nice collection of one story single family homes can be found here.

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Aug 27

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The forecast for the Long Beach real estate market coming into the Fall/Winter of 2019 has many wondering if a price correction of housing is coming in the next 6 to 12 months.  Many are speculating that the market will adjust which will leave many sellers motivated to sell quickly.  In the last real estate downturn in 2009 we saw some of the best deals come on the market.  A large number of these were bank owned properties as well as owners trying to short sale their property to bank.  Some of the best deals were those owners who still had enough equity in their home and were really really eager to sell.  These were probably the quickest deals since you were not at the mercy of the bank to make a decision on whether your offer was accepted or not.

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Aug 25

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Located in the Lakewood Plaza area of Long Beach is a wonderful neighborhood known as Rancho Estates.  These are beautiful mid-century modern style homes that date back to the 1950's.  One of the most famous architect that originally designed and built these homes was Cliff May.  Many of the homes advertised for sale will clearly state that the homes are Cliff May homes due to the unique open floor plans and distinctive architectural designs.  The homes often offer similar traits with one story floor plans, pitched roofs that offer wonderful cathedral ceilings, large picture windows and outdoor spaces that have the feel of an extension of the house.  This style is very familiar with Eichler designed homes that were mainly built in the early 1960's.

Apr 17

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One of the newest trends in real estate is selling a home at auction.  There are several large auction companies that have jumped into the real estate market and working with owners and real estate agents to assist them in selling a home.  There are several different types of auctions like probate auctions that need the final approval of a trustee before the home can be sold.  More traditional auctions will have a set reserve price that the home must meet before the home can sell.  The best case scenario is finding a real estate auction that has no reserve.  We have seen many properties that have had no reserve and sold well below the current market value.  So if this is the case, why would a seller to choose to auction their home?

First, selling a

Jan 22

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The Lakewood area of Long Beach has an ideal location that situated just north of the of the Long Beach airport.  The most popular and most expensive area is known as Lakewood Village.  The Village is a popular spot with great local shopping and restaurants located within the neighborhood.  The community is very well established since the 1940's and 50's when a lot of these one story ranch style homes were built.  While most of these single family homes are priced in the $700,000 to $800,000 range a new construction home has just come on the market for $1,175,000.  The home is a spec home which means it was built for the sole purpose of selling.  The home features almost 3,000 square feet of living space with a total of four bedrooms and your baths.