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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Breakers renovation is a Big Break for Ocean Boulevard!
With so many things are changing in Downtown Long Beach and Ocean Boulevard it is easy to miss some key developments. One of the most refreshing and most important transformations along the Ocean corridor is the renovation of The Breakers Hotel.Earli...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

How Much Do I Charge for Rent in Long Beach, CA? Setting Your Rent Too High
Correctly pricing your rent is one of the most important parts of leasing and managing rental property. To successfully rent out your property, don't set it too high or too low. We'll talk about the pitfalls of setting it too high in today...

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Long Beach beats out LA for Best Weather in the Country
It is great to get confirmation of what many of us have always suspected. The Washington Post recently published an article naming Long Beach, California as the city with the most days with nice weather in the country. They give the exact criteria in...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Important Tips for Successfully Renting Out Your Long Beach Condo
Leasing and managing condos is a specialty. In many ways, it's easier than managing a single family home, but there are also many ways that make it more involved and sometimes, more difficult. How is a Condominium Easier to Manage?With a con...

Friday, July 20, 2018

More Good News for Ocean Boulevard!
They have finally broken ground on the old abandoned Verizon building on Ocean Boulevard, which you may have noticed if you have driven by over the last week or so. For what must be well over a decade the Verizon building located at 200 West Ocean ha...

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Downtown Long Beach gets a thumbs up from the Big Apple
Many of you have probably read the New York Times article about Long Beach published early this year, as it has received considerable attention and I think it is worth discussing.For those of us who live here in Long Beach, we have a unique ability t...

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Walker Building Loft Tour
Take a tour of the beautiful Walker Building and check out one of our loft listings!I encourage you to check out our video taking you through the lobby, rooftop and one of the beautiful loft units we have listed at The Walker Building. The condominiu...

Monday, June 4, 2018

Rent control will NOT be on the November ballot for Long Beach
It looks like Long Beach will not have rent control on the November ballot. According to the Long Beach Post, the "housing advocates" who were trying to get rent control on the November ballot failed to submit the petition in time. This is ...

Monday, June 4, 2018

Why Not Condos?
One of the most common questions I hear about the Downton Long Beach real estate market is why are all the beautiful new residential buildings in development are apartments and not condominiums. There are many reasons including cost of builder financ...

Monday, April 30, 2018

What Long Beach Landlords Must Know About Tenants – Part II | Proper Rent Collection
Besides thorough screening, proper rent collection techniques are the best way to avoid evictions and reduce turnover. Rent collection might seem like the most basic part of managing a property. It’s a tenant’s responsibility and contract...

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