Long Beach Real Estate

There is a keen sense of economic renaissance taking place in the City of Long Beach. More than two million square feet of retail space has been added or refurbished thoughout the city since 1995. Long Beach property values continue to climb; homes and condominiums continue to escalate, rising more than 19 percent in the past year. To top it off, the Long Beach real estate market's development is booming: both residential and commercial construction permits are up over 16 percent from last year, and permit valuation is up to approximately 420 million, a 100 percent increase in just three years.

Long Beach Homes for Sale Information - By Region

Planning on buying a home or condominium in Long Beach? You can't beat the location! Home values in Long Beach are still affordable in comparison with other coastal cities in California. Find out about how the market varies between different neighborhoods below. Or use this link to find properties listed on the Long Beach Homes for Sale MLS (Multiple Listing Service).

Long Beach Lifestyle

Incorporated in 1897, Long Beach is the fifth largest city in the State of California. It occupies a land area of approximately 52 square miles and boasts a population of 481,000 and growing. One would describe Long Beach as a series of strong, diverse, interwoven smaller neighborhoods within a large city. USA Today has called Long Beach the "most diverse city" out of the 65 most populous cities in the nation.

The City of Long Beach is known for its award winning, seamless education at all levels, including the Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, and California State University Long Beach.

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Enjoying temperatures averaging 5 degrees warmer than in the areas to the North and South, Long Beach hosts an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities. The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, Ice Dogs Hockey Team, Toyota Grand Prix, Long Beach International Marathon, and Carnival Cruises are simply a few of the wonders that occupy residents' time.