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Barbara Robbins-Olexa
Real Estate Broker Award Winner E-Pro® Internet Certified®, SRES, BRE Lic#797560
(714) 296-7270

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Servicing Beach Cities and Orange County for 36+ years


Welcome to my WEBSITE. I would like to thank those who had enough confidence in me to refer your family and friends over this past year and let you know that I truly appreciate it !

I hope that you find my WEBSITE to be an excellent source of information about homes for sale as well as investment properties in the LONG BEACH AREA as well as SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES. I offer access to real estate listings available on our local MLS as well as information I hope you will find helpful regarding the real estate process whether you are a First Time Buyer or Seasoned Investor or Seller. For those who have utilized my website and worked with me and referred your family and friends, I would like to thank you for your confidence in me.

Good News! Fannie Mae Expands Access to Credit for First Time Buyers

Fannie Mae has reinvigorated its commitment to responsibly help lenders extend affordable mortgage financing to qualified homebuyers. We offer an industry-leading combination of mortgage products, tools, and informative resources to grow sound business opportunities for lenders and sustainable homeownership opportunities for consumers.

Their priority

A safe, responsible balance between expanded access to mortgage financing and the long-term viability of today's mortgage loans—limiting risk to lenders, investors, homeowners, and taxpayers.

Their goal

Straightforward work process with lenders to make mortgages more accessible, affordable, and sustainable.

Accessibility: Helping creditworthy homebuyers qualify for a mortgage

Fannie Mae works to support lenders as they serve qualified homebuyers who may have difficulty getting approved for a home loan in today's market. They offer the mortgage products, underwriting guidelines, and lender tools that help limit risk and increase confidence as lenders make approval decisions. They support homebuyers with resources to help them navigate the mortgage process.

Affordability: Limiting the up-front and monthly costs of mortgages

Fannie Mae has established product flexibilities allowing lower down payments and competitive monthly costs—addressing key financial barriers for many homebuyers. Low down payments are supported by other common-sense requirements, including income verification, debt-to-income maximums, a good credit history, and in many cases pre-purchase counseling.

Sustainability: Supporting the long-term success of homebuyers

Fannie Mae wants a homebuyer's mortgage to be affordable on the day they buy their home and for the life of their loan. This is a key requirement for today's affordable lending, achieved by verifying a homebuyer's financial readiness, and offering products that fit their financial needs. Combined with tools that help lenders manage risk, Fannie Mae and the industry are able to serve a dynamic housing market.

97% LTV Offering

"Our new 97 percent LTV offering is simply one way we are working to remove barriers for creditworthy borrowers to get a mortgage."

Andrew Bon Salle Executive Vice President Single-Family Underwriting, Pricing, and Capital Markets

Home Buyer Assistance Programs

There are many "First Time Home Buyer Assistance Programs" available which are posted below. If you don't see a particular city in Orange County then there probably isn't a program offered by that city but you may find one in the County, State or Cal Vet site? Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.

Looking to Search the MLS? Just click on Properties on the left side of the Page. Go to Home Search and Register by filling out the information needed as well as your search criteria, and an email with the most current listings from our MLS will be sent to you each day based on your requested search criteria. The MLS information is updated every 20 minutes to be sure I have the most current ist of properties available. When you want to update your search criteria , just go back to the Home Seach tab, log in & add the new search criteria.

644 Terra Drive, Corona - Beautiful 3 bedrooms, 2 baths home in quiet neighborhood of Corona Hills. High vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, laminate flooring, new energy efficient windows throughout. Heating and central A/C. Family Kitchen has beautiful newer white wood cabinet, double sink, refrigerator, gas range/oven, microwave, dishwasher, breakfast bar. Family Room has cozy fireplace and sliding glass doors to private backyard. Fruit Trees and Covered Patio to BBQ and entertain. Master Bedroom Suite has private full bath and walk-in closet. Other bedrooms are nice sized too. Close to shopping, parks, freeway access and great school district. To-car attached garage with direct access and automatic opener. Open House Sunday November 8th from 1-4p. Listed at $394,900! A Great Buy!

2001 E. 21st #335, Signal Hill, Unique Penthouse Condo at "The Hill" in Signal Hill. Single level 3 beds,2 baths, with 3-car secured parking. Formal Entry with cherry-wood like tile, DA, LR with remodeled gas fireplace with decorator subway tile, Spacious Den that could be 4th bedroom, dual paned windows throughout with Plantation Shutters. End unit gives you extra windows and lots more light! Enclosed Balcony off living room with views of Palos Verdes, Downtown Long Beach & Signal Hill Park. Central Heat and Air Conditioning. Gorgeous remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances including refrigerator and full-sized washer/dryer. two bedrooms private from MBR, 9 x 10 and 12 x 10 with double mirrored wardrobe closets, walk-in closet in hallway and a wall of built-in closets n hallway of MBR. Both Bathroom remodeled. Spacious Master Bedroom Suite with walk-in closet and double mirrored wardrobe closet. and enlarged shower in MBRBA. New carpet in hallway, bedrooms and den. Recessed Lighting. HOA offers community pool, spa, tennis courts & clubhouse. Pet friendly Building. Low HO: $245/month. Walk one block to two Shopping Centers including Home Depot and Cosco. Easy access to Freeways too! Offered at $475K. Call for your Private Showing!.Open House Sun from 1-4p

1521 N. Studebaker Rd.-Long Beach- Los Altos Mid Century modern beauty with great curb appeal, stunningly remodeled and ready for a new owner. Gorgeous new kitchen with white shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, new stainless steel appliances, designer sink and faucet, breakfast bar. Sunny open concept floor plan, LED recessed lights, new double-paned windows throughout, new central heat and air. Laminate flooring in kitchen, living area and hallway, textured carpet in bedrooms. Beautifully remodeled bathrooms. French doors in living room leading to new covered patio and lushly landscaped expanded back yard with new fencing. French Doors in master bedroom allows access to the rear yard with a second patio. Separate RV Parking. One car-garage with new roll-up door and extra parking leading to gated RV storage. New paint in and out. Fantastic Los Altos location, ids can walk to highly rated Tincher School, minutes to El Dorado Park, Trader Joes, Lazy Acres and LA Fitness. Offered at $597,950. PENDING!

375 Atlantic #201, Long Beach- Affordability in the East Arts Village, New Listing! 1 Bedroom, 1 bath condo in Secure Mid-Century Building styled waiting for you to move in. Spacious Living Room with large picture window and window A/C, Kitchen and Unit has been newly painted, new vinyl flooring and new carpet. Built-ins in the hallway and in the kitchen. Full Bathroom with bath tub/shower combination. Spacious Bedroom with large picture window and mirrored wardrobe closet. Large windows make this unit light and bright. Kitchen includes newly painted cabinets, double sink, vintage ceramic tile countertops, disposal , ceiling fan/light combination& free-standing electric range/oven and Refrigerator Access to unit is Elevator which is conveniently across from the unit and the Community Laundry Room is around the corner close by. -street parking only. Walk to coffee shops, restaurants, retails shops, convenience store across the street, 7 Mile Bike Path on the Beach, Aquarium and Performing Arts all on Ocean Blvd. only 4 blocks away. A Great Buy at $175K.PENDING!

126 Ximeno Ave. Long Beach - Two story Belmont Shore Duplex with two bedrooms, one bath Lower unit with large living and dining area leading to open kitchen has been remodeled, master bedroom with new French doors overlooks beautiful yard with tiled sitting pool and grass backyard with 2 angled garages making easy access from alley Upper unit features front porch, vaulted ceilings in living room. Master Bedroom has attached bath. 2nd bathroom is off laundry room leading to new deck. Offered at $1,124,000. Call for your private showing. Potential Rental Income: $4150. Currently remodeled unit vacant. PENDING!

If you would like further details on these listings or want to know when the next open house is, just give me a call at 714-296-7270 or email me at

As you can see our listings are selling, if you re thinking of selling, please feel free to give me a call. I would love to sell yours too. I have 36+ years of experience to share with you and I would love the opportunity to be your REALTOR!

Check out my other listings on this site too!

I believe GOOD SERVICE makes for GOOD BUSINESS. Thanks to my clients confidence in me and their referrals to their friends and family, I work hard for my clients and I would love to have the opportunity to share my success with YOU!


When it comes to SELLING your home "the right agent makes all the difference in the world". There is a lot more to selling a house than just putting a "For Sale" sign in the front yard. I try to reflect this idea in everything I do from my initial visit with you right on through the closing. My marketing plan gives potential buyers a good look at your home from both inside and out. For a free-no obligation market analysis of your property just CLICK ON SELLING AND FILL OUT THE INFORMATION and I will email your market analysis directly to you. If you provide your phone # I can set up an appointment to see your property, and will provide you with a more comprehensive analysis as well as an estimated closing cost net sheet so you can see what you will come out with at the close of escrow. Remember, there is never any obligation when I provide you with my marketing analysis to list your property with me even if I come out to see the property. I just want to provide the best information to you and would always appreciate the opportunity to work for you if you feel it will be of benefit to you.


When it comes to BUYING a home/investment property, the value of doing business with me is my 30+years of experience, hardwork, integrity, negotiating successful terms,& superb service. I offer a FREE search of the MLS to find the property you are looking for. New properties will be emailed directly to you that match your criteria. This information is updated every 20 minutes.

TO START: Just click the "Properties" button on the left side of the page. It's as easy as that!

Call Steve Soriano with Essex Mortgage has some excellent programs. You can call him at (562) 429-3532 and let him know you got his name from me!

All information being provided is for consumer's personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
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