At first glance, the house at 3702 E 1st St. that just went on the market doesn’t look like much: hidden behind tall shrubbery and a brown fence, a flat, mid-century modern roof peeks above. One would assume the house was a contemporary, multi-story take on a Cliff May. However, it is a massive bastion of Baroque excess right in Belmont Heights.
Buying a home is one of the most exhilarating yet exhausting, frustrating, and outright annoying things someone can experience. Enter Long Beach resident and broker Matthew Firth, who has designed Hobizbo, an that takes away a massive amount of the frustrations that come with buying a home for Long Beach homebuyers.
With the LA County area being one of the most expensive home markets in the nation, Habitat for Humanity LA has been helping families that earn 30% to 80% of the median family income receive a hand-up on building a home of their own. And they just completed their 500th home right here in Long Beach.