Zillow announced early last month that it would close Zillow Offers, the arm of its business that buys and resells houses online. The news highlighted a small sector of the residential real estate industry that gained more attention during the COVID-19 pandemic: iBuying.
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The listing Realtor isn’t trying to put lipstick on this property. “That’s why the pictures show what they show,” she said. “I want to be totally transparent about what the buyer is getting.”
Built in 1923, the home’s listing price now would likely astound its original owners.
Both penthouses, as you might expect, have spectacular views from the rooms and terraces, clear to the Hollywood Hills (when air quality allows).
The home on The Colonnade was built for automobile dealer and big-game angler Art Hall in 1948 by George Montierth, who is part of the pantheon of great Long Beach architects.
The interior of the home at 304 Eliot Lane feels a bit larger than its stats would indicate, although, face it, at 650 square feet you wouldn’t feel like you’re in a sprawling ranch-style home.
The Beach & Oceanaire on Ocean Boulevard was one of Long Beach’s more beloved and enduring motels. The homes that replaced it are going up for sale.
If prices ever drop will you be able to finally get your foot in the home-ownership door, or will hedge fund companies snap up inventory as greedily as a pair of pet Pembroke Welsh corgis attacking the platter of pigs-in-a-blanket that you accidentally dropped on the rug?
It’s a beautiful old two-story Craftsman set on more than a quarter-acre lot that’s dotted with century-old trees. If $785,000 seems like a steal, it is, and whoever ends up buying it will likely have to pay more than the asking price.