A Villa Riviera condo in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Annie September-Butler who represented the buyer. 800 E Ocean Blvd #302, Long Beach sold for $385,000 and closed escrow on 10/27/2016. The one bedroom, one bath condo was located in the oceanfront condo building known as "Villa Riviera." It was originally listed for sale for $394,000 and was on the market for sale for a total of 132 days when it sold for $9,000 under list price. The condo offered 869 square feet and featured lots of windows and natural light from it's third floor location. From this vantage point there are harbor, city lights and small water views. The interior featured hardwood flooring, galley style kitchen with granite counters. Historic touches like built-in bookshelves and subway tiles in the bathroom added extra charm.
The Villa Riviera building is a historic building that was built in 1928 and offers a prime location on Ocean Blvd. Monthly homeowners association dues include utilities , trash and an outdoor terrace with wonderful ocean and sandy beach views. The complex has seen a total of 7 real estate sales in the last 6 months ranging from $300,000 to $797,450. One bedroom condos ranged from $380,000 to $433,000 while two bedroom units ranged from $577,500 to $797,450. Prices will really fluctuate depending on the view and size of the unit. Premier units will offer sandy beach, Pacific Ocean and Harbor views. One of the best features of living here is getting reduced taxes due to it's historic registry with the federal Mills Act program. This is a huge savings that is sometimes less than half the normal rate. For more information on buying a condo or home in the Long Beach area please contact local expert Annie September-Butler at 714-651-4073.