Long Beach and Lakewood Real Estate Blog

How to Vote in Lakewood

How to Vote in Lakewood

Lakewood residents who are registered to vote can vote early. Everyone who’s registered should have received a Vote by Mail ballot, which Los Angeles County mailed out beginning in October. You can complete your ballot and return it to ...

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Should Your Builder Offer You a Home Warranty?

Should Your Builder Offer You a Home Warranty?

If you’re like most people buying a new home – one that’s being built just for you – you’re excited. But there’s one thing you have to do before you dive in with both feet, and that’s to make sure that your ...

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DEED FRAUD - What is it and How You Can Prevent it!

DEED FRAUD - What is it and How You Can Prevent it!

Deed Fraud: Losing Your Home with the Stroke of a Pen One little known aspect of identity theft is deed fraud. Deed fraud occurs when someone steals your identity, forges your name on a deed, and takes title to your home. While it may seem that it ...

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Condo

5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Condo

If you’re thinking about buying a condo for sale in Lakewood or Long Beach, you have to think about the condo owner’s association you’ll be part of. The association will collect dues from you to take care of routine maintenance, ...

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Condo vs. Apartment: The Basics

Condo vs. Apartment: The Basics

If you’re browsing real estate listings in Lakewood and Long Beach, there’s a good chance that you’ve come across a number of condominiums. But in a technical sense, what are condos – and other than ownership, how are they ...

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Should You Buy a Condo?

Should You Buy a Condo?

When you’re looking at Lakewood and Long Beach real estate listings, there’s a good chance that you’ll encounter a few condos – but is buying a condo right for you? Here’s what you need to know. Should You Buy a ...

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Homeowner's Insurance FAQ

Homeowner's Insurance FAQ

If you're like most people, you'll need to take out a mortgage loan to buy a home. Generally, lenders require homeowners to take out special insurance policies that cover damage to the home. That's because insurance is a way to protect the lender ...

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