5 Mistakes Buyers Make Around Home Inspections
When you’re buying a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you need a home inspection – and it’s one of the most important aspects of the transaction. Unfortunately, many people make some serious mistakes when it comes to having a home inspected… so here they are, in no particular order, so you can avoid ...
5 Common Mistakes Buyers Make
When you’re buying a home for sale in Long Beach, Lakewood or any of the surrounding communities, your Realtor® will be with you every step of the way – but it’s better to be prepared, so make sure you know about these five common mistakes that many buyers make (and that you’re able to avoid ...
Let's Talk About Earnest Money (and How You Can Lose It)
If you’re buying a home for sale in Long Beach or Lakewood, you’ll have to put down an earnest money deposit with your offer – but here are a few things you need to know first. What is Earnest Money? An earnest money deposit – sometimes called a good faith deposit – is a sum of money you come up ...
3 Curb Appeal Tips to Dazzle Prospective Buyers When Your Home is for Sale
If you’re selling a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, it’s important that you create a dazzling first impression for prospective buyers – and these three curb appeal tips can help you do exactly that. 3 Curb Appeal Tips to Dazzle Prospective Buyers When Your Home is for Sale While there’s a lot more ...
5 Plants You Should Never Put in Your Yard
Everyone wants a beautiful outdoor living space – but there are some plants that are a nightmare you should avoid. Whether you’re buying a home for sale in Lakewood or you already own one here, check out this quick list of five plants you should never put in your yard… unless you’re a glutton for ...
What Are In-Law Quarters?
For many Lakewood and Long Beach homeowners, it makes sense to buy a home with in-law quarters – and here’s how (and why) it works. What Are In-Law Quarters?Technically, what used to be called in-law quarters are now called accessory dwelling units, or ADUs. These ADUs are designed to double up on ...
The Signal Hill Hike... An Incredible Experience 
The Signal Hill hike... an incredible experience  If you’re “staycationing” right here in Long Beach, you might want to add a Signal Hill hike to your itinerary. The whole trail is slightly over two miles long and consists of a variety of surfaces.  What Makes It Special While ...
Real Estate in the Internet Age
How Technology Has Changed Buying / Selling A Home As technology continues to advance and evolve, so does the real estate industry. While the fundamentals remain, so much has changed about the way we buy and sell homes.  Real Estate in the Internet Age Not too long ago, ...