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Local Info in Lakewood : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Sep 11, 2016
Allen m Camilleri answered:
East Long Beach is your'e far better bet. from the start of downtown to bordrering Lakewood. You have apt. homes, duplex and good neighbohood .West side are many affordable pl. old fashoined breakfast nooks double doors etc. but heavily conjested and very rural now. your picture says E long beach ... more
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Sun Sep 11, 2016
Allen m Camilleri asked:
I was born / raised in Lakewood and desire to go back home to finish my years. i own land could give cash up front. I don't have children or pets. i know things are high but i was looking…
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Sun Aug 16, 2015
Alex Montelongo Real Estate Group answered:
When selling a home in California, the sellers only have to disclose deaths that have happened in or on the property within the last 3 years. The seller would have to disclose any known deaths in or on the property if asked directly by the buyer.
I don't know where you would find the answer to your question. I

Alex Montelongo/Broker
Coldwell Banker Star Realty
562-810-7387 Cell
BRE Lic #01456982
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Alex Montelongo Real Estate Group answered:
There's a map icon right on the link that you provided.
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Shannon Jones answered:
You can get crime statistics by contacting the Sheriff's Department. I would also suggest driving through whatever neighborhood you're considering at various times of day or night, as well as talking to neighbors about how they like living in a particular area. ... more
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
Please contact the L.A county sheriff department for this info.

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Wed May 8, 2013
Lynsey Russell answered:
SUPER CUTE HOUSE! I think it is a nice little nook and you have the ryderson park right there! COngrats!

Lynsey Russell
COldwell Banker star
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Fri Dec 31, 2010
Jasmin Martin answered:
Hi Halley,
Lakewood is full of parks,recreation and community services. Check out As a resident, I received my City of Lakewood Recreation & Community Services Catalog, and it offers many programs, from fitness to educational, for all different ages. So glad this question came up. If you need more information, please visit my website Good Luck. Happy New Years! ... more
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Fri Dec 10, 2010
Julia Huntsman answered:
Hello Antonio,
Did you know that by going to the LBPD site you may find out their statistics for all areas in Long Beach?
Just try this link at .
Please realize that if you're already working with a Realtor, that person should be an important resource for you. If you are not, feel free to contact me.
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Sun Sep 12, 2010
Lourdrie McNamee, MRP answered:

As Shel-lee mentioned, your question is not linked to a property. If there is a particular property you are interested in, please email me at and it would be my pleasure to give you the details of that property. I grew up in Lakewood and have been a part of the Lakewood/Long Beach community for over 40 years.

Best of luck in your home search and hope to hear from you.

Lou McNamee
Coldwell Banker
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Thu May 27, 2010
Sandy Carroll answered:
I can't resist this one, social scene, night life, and Lakewood doesn't really come together in my mind. It is a family neighborhood. Nightlife in Lakewood is probably the mall and movies. But within 30 miles radius there is EVERYTHING! Lakers, Dodgers Angels, amusement parks, clubs, ocean, skiing even. You just go home to Lakewood to rest. ... more
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Wed Jun 25, 2008
Charita King - Short Sale Specialist answered:
I would have to say that anywhere in Southern CA is a great place to invest. What you may need to do is to figure out first if your investment at least pays for itself. How many units are you planning to buy, type of downpayment and what is the cash flow after the taxes and insurance. It may also be a good idea to check out places where there's a demand of rent so you don't have to worry about vacancy all the time. Bottom line is make sure the property will pay for itself. ... more
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Fri Aug 17, 2007
Maggie, your REALTOR® answered:
I consulted with a local REALTOR who lives and works in Lakewood, CA and he told me the following: As an unincorporate area of the county, the five member County Board of Supervisors in downtown Los Angeles governed the new "city" of Lakewood. Lakewood lacked a local government. Then, as Lakewood residents considered their first steps toward independence, Long Beach city officials made plans to annex the entire Lakewood area.

Long Beach annexation plans were stopped, but a growing number of residents were convinced that Lakewood should incorporate as a city. In only 10 days incorporation advocates collected twice as many signatures as needed to call a vote by residents.

John Todd suggested that Lakewood contract with Los Angeles County for the services the city already received as an unincorporated community. Contracting for services would avoid the high cost of starting from scratch and keep both taxes and city expenses low. On March 9, 1954, nearly 12,400 voters approved cityhood by a 2,600 vote margin. The vote became official in April, making Lakewood the first city in California to incorporate since 1939.

I hope this answers your question.
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Mon Apr 23, 2007
Joseph Bridges answered:
Lakewood is a fantastic town located in Los Angeles county. It feels like home and has been home to many residents for over 50 years. There is the large Lakewood mall that offers everything from Macy's to Home Depot to Best Buy and Target. This mall has options for all. Close by the mall at Lakewood and Candlewood is a row of restaurants that can satisfy the pickiest of people. The food choices include such great selections as Red Lobster, Stuart Anderson's, Outback, Chipotle, El Torito, East Side Marios, and Starbucks. Truly this is a great place to be with so many choices for all types of food lovers. ... more
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