Relocating to Long Beach or Southern California
                                   Do You Rent or Do You Buy?


Relocating to Long beach CA or the greater Los Angeles area due to a job transfer? Apartment Guide recently put out a list of the most sought out areas to live across the country. Los Angeles is the number one area when it comes to relocating in the country! It's no surprise to us considering Long Beach and Los Angeles have amazing weather year round, beautiful beaches close by to enjoy, a different mixture of cultural and lifestyle compared to other cities and an abundance of career opportunities with Los Angeles County home to so many successful industries.

The greater metropolitan areas of Long Beach and Los Angeles offer a wide variety of apartments, lofts, condo's townhouses, single family, smaller and larger luxury homes to rent or buy. Whether you're looking to call downtown home for it's modern urban feel, West LA for it's higher end condo's in Westwood or Luxury Estate Homes of Beverly Hills. Many who move here choose the popular beach communities of Santa Monica, Venice, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach or Playa Del Rey.

The cities of Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena to the east. Just north of downtown lies the San Fernando Valley, a more densely populated suburban area which includes Sherman Oaks, Encino and Northridge. Just over the hill from the San Fernando Valley is the community of Santa Clarita which includes Valencia, a master planned community, Stevenson Ranch, Newhall, Canyon Country, Saugus and Castaic.

There are two common reasons why people choose to relocate, one is for family and the other is job related. Take a look at some examples, do you fit any of these?

Family related                                                      Job related

- Establish household                                 - Move to be closer to work or an easier commute

- Change in marital status                          - Move to find new job due to loss of current one

- Move closer to family or friends                - Your company relocates you

If you or your family are moving to the greater Los Angeles area for the weather, beaches, lifestyle or career opportunities let us show you Long Beach it's a great place to call home. Whether you're looking in Long Beach, Los Angeles or Southern California coastal properties we're here to show you all your options. See if renting or buying a home would make better sense.

Gary Ricco with JohnHart Real Estate will show you all the pros and cons associated with renting vs. buying a home, it's not about the commission for them, it's about having satisfied clients.

Take a look at LA area rentals on our site, to see what's currently available visit Ricco Sells Homes Relocation page, answer a few questions for us, we can help make your transition an easier one.

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