Long Beach and Lakewood Real Estate Blog

The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

If you’re like many people, you’re looking for long-term sustainability in housing – but what is a net-zero home, and is it the right choice for you? This guide explains. The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes Net-zero homes are the ...

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3 Backyard Boosts Buyers Will Love

3 Backyard Boosts Buyers Will Love

If you’re selling your home in Lakewood or Long Beach, your REALTOR® will most likely talk to you about making the most out of your outdoor living space. Check out these three backyard boosts that can make buyers fall in love with your ...

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3 Simple Steps to a Decluttered Kitchen

3 Simple Steps to a Decluttered Kitchen

If you’re selling your home in Lakewood or Long Beach, your real estate agent will most likely talk to you about decluttering and staging – two very important steps in selling quickly (and for top dollar). Decluttering is particularly ...

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How to Declutter Your Closet to Sell Your Home

How to Declutter Your Closet to Sell Your Home

If you’re like most people selling a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you know that prospective buyers are going to take a good, long look inside your closets to determine whether there’s enough space for them to keep all their ...

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How to Protect Your Fur Babies From Poison Hemlock

How to Protect Your Fur Babies From Poison Hemlock

Poison hemlock is a weed that has experienced a surge in prevalence during its growing season this summer, which is late June to August, and it’s spreading from roadsides to fields, and to more populated areas—like yards. As its name ...

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What Is Poison Hemlock? Could It Kill Your Pets?

What Is Poison Hemlock? Could It Kill Your Pets?

The war against weeds in your yard can be a constant, but necessary, battle if you want to maintain a lawn and garden that look their best.  There are well-known harmful weeds that can invade your yard, and are on most people’s radar, ...

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5 Great Antique Shops Near Lakewood

5 Great Antique Shops Near Lakewood

If you’re an antique aficionado who’s buying a home for sale in Lakewood or Long Beach, you’ll love knowing that this area is packed with fabulous places to buy vintage items. Whether you’re decorating your home or adding to ...

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The Best Dog Parks in Lakewood

The Best Dog Parks in Lakewood

If you’re a pet parent moving to Lakewood, you’ll be glad to know that there are a number of dog parks in the area – and some of them are truly amazing. Check out these parks to plan your pooch’s first outing after you move ...

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How to Choose the Right Dog Daycare in Lakewood

How to Choose the Right Dog Daycare in Lakewood

If you’re like most working pet-parents, you feel a little bit badly about leaving your four-legged family member at home alone all day – and your only alternative is doggie daycare. But how do you find the right dog daycare facility in ...

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Can You Get a Mortgage With Student Loan Debt?

Can You Get a Mortgage With Student Loan Debt?

If you’re like many people, you’re a college graduate with more than a little student loan debt – but you want to buy a home. So can you get a mortgage with student loan debt? Absolutely – and this guide explains. Can You ...

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What is an Escalation Clause?

What is an Escalation Clause?

An escalation clause is one way to simplify the process if you’re engaged in a bidding war – but what is it, exactly, and how can it make your life easier? This guide explains. What is an Escalation Clause? An escalation clause is a ...

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