Brilliant Bank-Owned Alamitos Beach Condo—Priced to Sell

GREAT LOCATION: ALAMITOS BEACH OCEAN AIR. GREAT DEAL: BANKED-OWNED FORECLOSURE IS PRICED TO SELL! PRICE: $135,000 (only approx. $207 per square foot). THIS ADDRESS: 1227 E. First St., #2B, Long Beach, CA 90802-5709 CROSS STREETS: ORANGE & ESPERANZA CONDO TYPE: beach community 1 bedroom, 1 bath upstairs condominium-style residence (in a 10-condo building) CONDO SIZE: more »

One West Ocean: Long Beach’s Hottest Condo Tower

PRIME HIGH-RISE CONDOS. METICULOUS DETAILS. PRICELESS AUTHENTICITY. One West Ocean, Long Beach’s tallest and fastest-selling residential tower, offers four exceptional, private luxury condos per floor. The commanding, 59-story ocean and city view condominium tower is perfectly positioned in the heart of downtown Long Beach. This full-time doorman designer skyscraper features beautifully tailored, expansive interiors that more »

Randall and Donna Huddleston Give a Video Testimonial for Mark Shandrow

[v=_vqoxVORgiM] Wow, this was just one of those real estate transactions that you are happy it is over–everyone is happy is over, but the buyers got their dream house in the end.  While I was away on vacation, my realtor friend, Clay Wilson, helped the Huddlestons find a great deal in Anaheim.  They had been more »

Sara Henninger Gives a Testimonial for Mark Shandrow

[v=jQjT-FLcP48] I met Sara Henninger when her house in Garden Grove came off the market.  It had been on the market with another agent for 6-months-with no offers.  We met and decided to relist the home with a new marketing strategy.  Her ultimate goal was to move out of Garden Grove and buy a home more »

Shandrow Group Is Live!

Hello everyone, I am excited to announce the opening of Shandrow Group, Inc. (SGi) brokerage. I have left Keller Williams International and opened my own brokerage. My experience with Keller Williams was great and gave me the tools necessary to launch my real estate business. However, I decided that I wanted to be able to more »

838 Pine Avenue: Affordable Downtown Designer Condos

Address: 838 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90813 Stories: 5 Types of Units: Varied selection, including 2 bedrooms, two baths Unit Size Range: Approx. 930 to 1,300 sq. ft. Views: Vibrant downtown Long Beach and neighboring Signal Hill, panoramic Pacific Ocean views from the rooftop Indoor Amenities: •    Many units outfitted with modern upgrades and more »

International Tower: Iconic Luxury High-Rise Living by the Shore

Address: 700 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802 Stories: 30 Units: 204 condos Types of Units: Wide selection, including 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms Size Range: Approx. 880 sq. ft. to 1,260 sq. ft. Year Built: 1965 HOA Dues: Approx. $635/month Views: Breathtaking panoramic views spanning more »

Ocwen First to Issue Obama’s Making Home Affordable Loan Modifications

Ocwen Financial Corp., a prominent subprime loan servicer and current Shandrow Group client, is officially the first mortgage servicer to begin modifying home loans as part of the Obama administration’s Making Home Affordable (MHA) program. The $75 billion government loan modification initiative enables at-risk borrowers lower their monthly payments to help them avoid foreclosure or more »

The Meridian at 1400 Ocean Boulevard, Premium Long Beach Condos

Address: 1400 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802 Stories: 4 Units: 70 condos Types of Units: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, varied floor plans Approx. Size Range: 1,293 to 1,800-plus sq. ft. Year Built: 2001 Indoor Amenities: Cathedral 9-foot ceilings accented with crown molding Gourmet kitchens featuring granite countertops and tile floors White European-style cabinets more »

Banks Aren’t Reselling Many Foreclosed Homes

This is a great article about “Shadow Inventory” that the banks are holding onto.  We are in for a wild ride. Wednesday, April 8, 2009 (SF Chronicle) Banks aren’t reselling many foreclosed homes Carolyn Said, Chronicle Staff Writer A vast “shadow inventory” of foreclosed homes that banks are holding off the market could wreak havoc more »