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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 cont...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Propositions 60 and 90 can help seniors move while taking their current tax base with them
In my conversations with many homeowners (and even realtors!), it is surprising to find a large number of people who are not aware of specific tax-saving propositions. As a real estate professional, it is nearly a form of due diligence to make sur...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Good News for San Pedro is good news for all!
The Mike Dunfee Group sells and manages properties in San Pedro, and we are pleased to hear the exciting announcement recently regarding redevelopment of the San Pedro Ports O'Call Marketplace. This ¾ mile waterfront attraction was at one time a pop...

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
As April passes, hopefully, your income taxes or your extensions have been filed, and the spring installments of property taxes have been paid for those who have California properties with taxes that are not impounded. With all of that out of the way...

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Breakers Hotel
The Breakers Hotel has a special place in my heart. Besides being the very first place, my Grand Mother worked when she first came out to California the 1940s it was the last place we went out to dinner on Thanksgiving in 2012 it is also one of t...

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