Four Ways to Enjoy Your Summer Staycation
Plenty of people from around the country and world come to Lakewood and Long Beach for their summer vacations. So why would you need to leave for yours? One of the hottest trends in travel are “staycations,” or vacations during which you stay in your hometown. This lets you explore your home turf ...
10 Ways to Gear Up to Buy a Home
If you’re getting ready to buy a home in Lakewood, there are 10 steps you can take to get ready to do it right. 10 Ways to Gear Up to Buy a Home If you’re getting ready to buy a home in Lakewood, there are 10 steps you can take to get ready to do it right. 10 Ways to Gear Up to Buy a Home  1. ...
Should You Stay Home When People Come to See Your House? (No!)
Sometimes home-sellers want to be at home when potential buyers come to check things out. But that’s a huge mistake. Why Do Some Sellers Want to Be Home for Showings? Some sellers prefer to be “in the loop” on what buyers think, or they feel as if they need to be there to answer buyers’ questions ...
VA Loan Benefits: What You Need to Know
If you’re an honorably discharged veteran or a current member of the U.S. Armed Forces, you could be eligible to claim a VA loan benefit. But what does your VA loan benefit include, and can you use it to buy a home in Lakewood or Long Beach? What is a VA Loan? A VA loan is a loan from a traditional ...
Should You Repaint Your Home’s Interior Before You Sell?
When you’re selling your home, it’s extremely important that you make it as appealing as possible to potential buyers. And sometimes that means undoing things you love – like painting over an accent wall or changing a home’s color scheme. Should You Repaint Your Home’s Interior Before You ...
Home Viewing Etiquette For Buyers
Before landing your dream home, the first order of business would be the initial process of finding it. Buyers should expect a lot of tours before finding “the one”--but although sellers are often the ones who have to “impress,” buyers should not be too lax about their ...