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Cal Heights Real Estate and Neighborhood Info 2017

California Heights Spanish Home Long Beach

 California Heights (90807) Real Estate

If you're looking for a Long Beach neighborhood in 2017, where you'll find beautiful tree-lined streets and historic homes, the California Heights neighborhood of Long Beach could be the perfect choice! You'll find this historic Long Beach area just north of Signal Hill, and just south of Bixby Knolls and North Long Beach.

This neighborhood in the 90807 zip code area was primarily used as grazing land on the Bixby Ranch up until the early part of the 1920s. Once oil was discovered on Signal Hill, a land boom exploded in the area. At that point, the area that is now known as California Heights was subdivided and sold off in lots.

 

About The California Heights Subdivision

The area grew rapidly during the mid-1920s, and continued to be a popular area to build and develop up until around the 1940s and 1950s. At that time, most of the land within California Heights had been developed.

The end result was one of the most beautiful southern California neighborhoods known today as California Heights. If you're looking for a great home in a beautiful neighborhood, call one of our real estate agents today at 310-508-4354. We will be more than happy to show you some of the homes from which you can choose in lovely California Heights. You might just find your dream home on one of this neighborhood's beautiful tree-lined streets.

 California Heights Tree-Lined Street View

California Heights Neighborhoods 2017

The neighborhoods of California Heights are well established and have a nice sense of cohesiveness. Since the area was developed primarily during the 1920s and 1930s, with further infill into the 1940s you'll find home architectural styles that were popular in southern California during this timeframe, with many having a Spanish flair to them.

 

Many people consider the neighborhood of California Heights to be a great place to settle down and raise a family, due to its peaceful streets and quiet atmosphere. It's also a great destination for people who are looking to move up from their original "starter home."

About The California Heights Real Estate Market 2017

California Heights home prices can range from $550,000 and up which makes this an excellent neighborhood for Long Beach first time home buyers looking to own in a pride-of-ownership area.  Within the neighborhood itself, you'll find that your new California Heights home will be located within easy walking or driving distance from a wide variety of amenities, including restaurants, grocery stores, shopping areas, parks and schools. 

Schools in California Heights:

  • Educational Partnership High
  • Hughes Middle School
  • Barton Elementary
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Los Cerritos Elementary.

California Heights Resotred lamppostsCalifornia Heights Housing Styles

As previously stated, the vast majority of the homes you'll find int he neighborhood of California Heights were built between 1920 and 1979 with quite a few given the historical society designation plaques and address markers.  However, you'll also be able to find some newer homes in the area as well.  On the average, homes range from between 1,000 square feet to 1800 square feet in size.  Of course, if you're looking for a smaller or larger home, you'll find some of each as well.

Are you California Heights Home Buyer Material?

Before purchasing a home in California Heights in 2017, the home buyer would need to understand that they are buying in one of the most distinguishable 17 historical neighborhoods in all of Long Beach.  The home buyer and future CAL Heights home owner will save themselves a lot of headaches and future grief understanding the care and challenge that goes into buying into a historical area.  There are preservation mandates that must be adhered to usually a watchful Cal Heights Neighborhood Association in place to make sure the preservation guidelines are met.

Renovation and Repairs:

When it comes to repairs, in a historical neighborhood such as California Heights, your first goal is to repair rather than replace.  Homes must remain unaltered as much as possible to maintain the intergrity of the structure and it's features.  If absolutely necessary to replace due to damage or condition, replacement materials must match as close as possible if not exact to design and quality.  This can be extremely challenging when items have been discontinued. Cal Heights Spanish Home

Selling a Home in California Heights in 2017

One of the most stressful times in one's life is trying to sell a home.  If you are looking for a California Heights Realtor to help get your home sold, then look no further.  We offer an extensive marketing plan and compassionate understanding of the selling process.  It is our primary goal to make the home selling process in this historical neighborhood as seamless as possible.  We'll handle every  aspect of your transaction

  • a truly detailed CMA and home valuation
  • shorter listing contracts
  • weekly statuses
  • staging if necessary

California Heights Area Borders 2017

North:  Bixby Rd  WEST: Atlantic  SOUTH:  Wardlow Rd  EAST:  Cherry

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