6 More Affordable Neighborhoods to Buy a Home in Long Beach

(LBLN) – For Long Beach home buyers looking to own a piece of real estate but frustrated at the high cost of homes here in Long Beach, there are still a number of neighborhoods where it is more affordable to purchase.   High priced areas in Long Beach such as Belmont Heights, El Dorado Park, Bixby Knolls, Downtown Long Beach, and Bluff Heights among others, have continued to become more expensive yet, there are still bargains to be had in our city.

Here are 6 more affordable neighborhoods to consider when looking to buy a single family home or condo and build your retirement nest egg.

Zaferia Over the past several years, the Zaferia neighborhood has been experiencing a slow transformation with an increasingly revitalized business corridor along Anaheim Street which includes staple businesses like Joe Josts mixed with authentic eateries and new businesses opening their doors. This has generated interest by those looking to be in a more vibrant area at bargain prices.  Single family home prices range from the $400s to $650s.

Craftsman Home in Zaferia Listed by Redfin for Sale

Eastside Nestled just south of the Zaferia neighborhood and north of Rose Park sits the Eastside neighborhood.  Residents of this area have close access to up and coming business corridors 10th Street and Anaheim street.  Here you will find lovely little craftsman homes mixed with more affordable condo buildings and apartments.  The Eastside neighborhood single family home prices range from the $400s to $650s.

Eastside home sold in July 2018

Willmore City One of the oldest neighborhoods in Long Beach and the first neighborhood to be designated a historic District, Willmore City is just blocks away from the downtown core and considered to be the defacto historic district in Downtown Long Beach.  Single family home prices range from the $400s to $650s.

Willmore City Home for Sale Listed by Redfin

Memorial Heights Nestled between Wrigley and California Heights, the Memorial Heights neighborhood is often forgotten. This community shows its own unique strength and character with hilly streets and home bargains to be had. A quick drive will take you to popular Bixby Knolls where you can shop and dine.  Single family home prices range from the $500s to $700s.

Memorial Heights home pictured by Estately

Sutter  North Long Beach is experiencing a renaissance and the Sutter neighborhood located between the Los Angeles River and Long Beach Boulevard is home to new businesses like Black Ring Coffee and Aguas Way offering new dining options for the neighborhood.  Single family home prices range from the $450s to $570s.

Aguas Way Eatery in Sutter Neighborhood

Poly High

This neighborhood is best known for it’s award winning high school and incredible football team, the Poly Jackrabbits.  Located a short drive away to both the Downtown Long Beach and the Zaferia District business corridors, single family home prices range from the $350s to $500s.

Sold Poly High Home