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Rental Rates are going up, Up, UP in Long Beach… You might as well BUY!

Rental Rates are going up, Up, UP in Long Beach … You might as well BUY!

 

Long Beach Real Estate

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Rents are going up Up UP!

Per City News Service / Patch.com :

Apartment-dwellers in Los Angeles and Orange County can look forward to triple-digit increases in their rent over the next two years, thanks to growing demand and low vacancy rates, according to a USC report released today.

According to the study prepared by Beacon Economics for the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, average rents are expected to jump over 2015 levels by $109 in Los Angeles County and $149 in Orange County by 2018. In the Inland Empire, average rents are expected to jump by just $84, but in San Diego County, renters can expect a $155 hike.

The rent hikes and continued high demand are in spite of more than 38,000 new apartments being planned across the four areas, according to the 2016 USC Casden Multifamily Forecast.

How much longer can you afford to pay RENT?

Here are 5 SOLID Reasons to  STOP Renting and BUY your own house.

1) BUILD EQUITY!
Consider the amount of equity that you could have already built. How much equity can you build in the next 2, 5 or 10 years? Equity builds as you pay down your mortgage and your property appreciates.

2) STOP THROWING AWAY MONEY!
The money you have been paying each month as rent is building your landlords equity. When you move, you do not see a dime of this money. Rather than pay your landlord’s mortgage each month, put the cash to work for you in your own home.

3) STABLE PAYMENTS.
Landlords determine how much you pay each month, and they can increase the rent at their leisure. But if you get a fixed mortgage loan, your home loan payments remain the same for as long as you own that home. You no longer have to worry about rent increases, or move because you cannot afford a higher rent payment.

4) MORTGAGE RATES ARE HISTORICALLY LOW!
Super low mortgage rates will not last forever. If you have ever considered buying your own home, purchasing now can result in a cheaper loan rate and lower monthly payment. As a result you will get more house for your money.

5) YOU CAN QUALIFY!
If you have a high credit score, sufficient income & you meet a lenders other requirements, there is no reason to throw away money each month. Buying your home is not a complicated process when you are walked through the process by our team.

We can get you on the road to home ownership. We have plenty of clients that have realized their first home purchase. They would be more than happy to speak to you about their experience and let you know how happy they are that they made the decision to cut the ties of renting and bought their own home.

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Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team

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Completely upgraded Mid Century Modern Home. Everything upgraded from the ceilings to the solid wood doors. Hardwood Floors throughout the home except for 2 rooms. New recessed lighting. upgraded front master bath. Hall leads you to a world of entertaining in your new gourmet kitchen featuring a double thermador Commercial oven with a 24 inch Grill. Crystal chandelier over Island. Keep your food warm in this warming drawer and for those big parties you can cook in your Avantium microwave/oven and clean your dishes in the 2 drawer dishwasher. Guest Bath is perfect for when you have people over in the pool. Marble and glass shower. Vetrazzo counter tops in the Kitchen and Bath. All new custom wood cabinets with pull out drawers and self closing doors in Kitchen, Bath and Family Room. New Electrical panel, Air Conditioning unit and tank less water heater. Thousands of dollars in Hardscape and Landscape Front and Back. built in BBQ area with top of the line BBQ. New sprinkler system and timed lighting. Wired monitoring system for home and alarm system. New gate in driveway. New Roofed covered Patio and so much more, must see.

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

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Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale - Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team - Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

Alamitos Heights 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Turn Key Home For Sale – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

 

Remember, when selling or buying a homeStrategy Matters! Let us guide you to success. We are here to help YOU WIN!

Call us today and find out what your home is actually worth.

Thank you for taking the time to view our video about selling your home. Ricardo the Realtor – Long Beach Real Estate Team is here to assist home buyers & home sellers reach their goals. We have the marketing know how of utilizing todays technology to best serve you.

Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team. Our TEAM of Realtor’s outperform the individual agent.

Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team - Million Dollar homes For Sale

Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team – Million Dollar homes For Sale

Selling your home?
We utilize proven marketing techniques to obtain you the highest & best offer for your home. Gone are the days of placing a sign in your lawn, ad in the local newspaper & inputting the info into the MLS. We use todays technology- via customized online marketing, our very own mobile app to get your home the exposure it requires to get you the best price. We market your home not only locally but world wide on our site that is translated over 19 languages. We can show you how our tech savvy approach will make a world of difference when we sell your home. Marketing at a much higher level is what we specialize in.

Buying your home?
Driving around looking at For Sale signs is NOT the way to buy a home & allow us to tell you why. The “Listing Agent” already has a fiduciary duty to his client – The Seller. That agent has to get the highest price for their clients home. As your Buyer Realtor Team we look out for you, the Buyer. We are in your corner making sure your interests are 1st. Our Real Estate Agents follow a proven strategy that works.

For all of your Real Estate needs & more. Call Ricardo The Realtor.

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Why Now is the Best Time to SELL Your Home Before the Holidays – 10 Reasons Why

Why Now is the Best Time to SELL Your Home Before the Holidays

 

 

Top 10 Reasons to SELL Your Home Before the Holiday Season

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Todays “Did You Know” segment:

“Why should I sell my home now right before the holiday season? Why not wait to the beginning of the year?”

Plenty of homeowners may have the same question. We want to share with you what home sellers about selling their home with Ricardo The Realtor Team today and not next year.

Top 10 Reasons Why NOW is the Best Time to Sell Your House

1) There are motivated buyers in the market that must buy for tax reasons. Home Owners that are thinking about selling should take advantage of the home buyers NEED to buy. Many need to have write offs before the end of the year.

 

2) During the holiday season there are typically less homes on the market. As if we did not already have a low inventory of homes in our area. Well, you know what this means. Its not “Rocket Surgery” after all, less supply means less competition. Less competition means more money in your pocket.

 

3) Many home buyers have time off during the holidays, which increases their availability to see homes. 9 out of 10 Realtors know that home buyers that “house hunt” during the Holiday Season tend to be serious buyers.

 

4) We can all agree that buying a home is an emotional purchase and emotions tend to run high during the Holiday Season. Strategically, having the opportunity to work off a buyer’s emotion is in whos favor? Your favor the home seller… buyers tend to offer a higher price when emotions are involved.

 

5) The Holiday Season reminds many people of family. The home is the foundation of the family unit. More families become motivated to buy during the Holidays more than other times of the year.

 

6) The interest rates continue to be incredibly low, which allows a homebuyer to afford more in the housing market. When rates are low, buyers tend to present higher purchase offers. The Federal Reserve just stated last month that there is almost a 70% probability that the interest rates will increase next year. That means that the average home prices will decline.

 

7) Many sellers will wait and list their homes for sale after the first of the year. This causes a lot of new inventory in January. Remember this is not “Brain Science”, the longer you wait, the more competition you create for yourself.

 

8)“Most people do not want to move during the holidays.” But here is where our expert negotiation skills come into play for your benefit. We can secure a contract now while your selling opportunity is high and arrange for a delayed closing or a rent back agreement with the buyers. Which means more money in your pocket.

 

9) Companies typically bring new talent in, starting at the beginning of the year. These new hires are looking for properties like yours now. You must be on the market to take advantage of these “Have to BUY NOW, Home Buyers”.

 

10) Selling now can give you more buying power later. By selling your home now, you can buy after January when the market becomes saturated with other home listings as a non-contingent buyer. This gives you negotiating power!

 

Remember, when selling or buying a homeStrategy Matters! Let us guide you to success. We are here to help YOU WIN!

Call us today and find out what your home is actually worth.

Thank you for taking the time to view our video about selling your home. Ricardo the Realtor – Long Beach Real Estate Team is here to assist home buyers & home sellers reach their goals. We have the marketing know how of utilizing todays technology to best serve you.

 

Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team. Our TEAM of Realtor’s outperform the individual agent.

Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team - Million Dollar homes For Sale

Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team – Million Dollar homes For Sale

Selling your home?
We utilize proven marketing techniques to obtain you the highest & best offer for your home. Gone are the days of placing a sign in your lawn, ad in the local newspaper & inputting the info into the MLS. We use todays technology- via customized online marketing, our very own mobile app to get your home the exposure it requires to get you the best price. We market your home not only locally but world wide on our site that is translated over 19 languages. We can show you how our tech savvy approach will make a world of difference when we sell your home. Marketing at a much higher level is what we specialize in.

 

Buying your home?
Driving around looking at For Sale signs is NOT the way to buy a home & allow us to tell you why. The “Listing Agent” already has a fiduciary duty to his client – The Seller. That agent has to get the highest price for their clients home. As your Buyer Realtor Team we look out for you, the Buyer. We are in your corner making sure your interests are 1st. Our Real Estate Agents follow a proven strategy that works.

For all of your Real Estate needs & more. Call Ricardo The Realtor.

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Wrigley Neighborhood – 6 Things You Should Know – Long Beach California

Wrigley Neighborhood – 6 Things You Should Know

Long Beach Homes & Real Estate Agent Team

6 Things You Need To Know About the Wrigley Community in Long Beach, California.

Wrigley neighborhood is located in Long Beach, California. Our Team of Real Estate agents have SOLD several homes here. Over the recent years the property values have been rising steadily. We believe it is because of the pride of home owners to better this beautiful community and the fact that Long Beach has been investing funds in its neighborhoods.

Getting to know many of Wrigley residents has been our teams pleasure. There are groups now that hold events in this community which include a BBQ, Christmas Parade, block parties, neighborhood watch … Residents like these have improved Wrigley and its lifestyle. So many homeowners have invested more into their homes and have brought many of its historic glamour back into our present day.

It all started… Named for chewing gum magnate William S. Wrigley, Jr., developer of this two-block area, homes were built here in the Spanish Colonial Revival style between 1928 and 1934. The district has remarkable architectural consistency, unity and integrity.

Today Wrigley offers a beautiful, up & coming neighborhood that has a bright future. Ricardo the Realtor – Long Beach Real Estate Agent Team loves the community of Wrigley, its bike paths, parks, business district, historic home value, architecture, dog park and eco friendly neighbors.

Wrigley Heights Dog Park - Long Beach California

Wrigley Heights Dog Park – Long Beach California

Thank you for taking the time to view our video. Ricardo the Realtor – Long Beach Real Estate Team is here to assist home buyers & home sellers reach their goals. We have the marketing know how of utilizing todays technology to best serve you.

Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team, Ricardo The Realtor. By having multiple professionals in our group we are able to always be there for you when you need us. Our TEAM of Realtor’s outperform the individual agent.

Selling your home?

We utilize proven marketing techniques to obtain you the highest & best offer for your home. Gone are the days of placing a sign in your lawn, ad in the local newspaper & inputting the info into the MLS. We use todays technology- via customized online marketing, our very own mobile app to get your home the exposure it requires to get you the best price. We market your home not only locally but world wide on our site that is translated over 19 languages. We can show you how our tech savvy approach will make a world of difference when we sell your home. Marketing at a much higher level is what we specialize in.

Buying your home?

Driving around looking at For Sale signs is NOT the way to buy a home & allow us to tell you why. The “Listing Agent” already has a fiduciary duty to his client – The Seller. That agent has to get the highest price for their clients home. As your Buyer Realtor Team we look out for you, the Buyer. We are in your corner making sure your interests are 1st. Our Real Estate Agents follow a proven strategy that works.

Your Top Long Beach Real Estate Agent Team is committed to providing you with the dedication to detail & client service you deserve.

For all of your Real Estate needs & more. Call Ricardo The Realtor.

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Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team - Million Dollar homes For Sale

Long Beach Homes and Luxury Estates Team – Million Dollar homes For Sale

Long Beach Mysterious Islands? Tropical Resorts? THUMS Islands? Astronaut Islands? Long Beach CA

Long Beach Mysterious Islands? Tropical Resorts? THUMS Islands? Astronaut Islands? AREA 562? Long Beach CA

 

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THUMS Islands? Astronaut Islands? Fantasy Islands? Luxury Private Islands? AREA 562? What the heck?

If you drive along the coast line of Long Beach, California you will notice something not found anywhere else. There are a series of islands that we all wonder… What are these mysterious islands that are scattered right off the Long Beach coast?

There are a set of 4 artificial islands that were built in 1965 for oil drilling purposes. The islands were operated by THUMS which was a group of companies that bid for the island contract. THUMS = Texaco Oil, Humble Oil (now Exxon), Union Oil, Mobil Oil & Shell Oil. There were more than 640,000 boulders brought in from Catalina island to build the rim of these islands.

The Long Beach islands needed to be aesthetically pleasing since they are so close to the shore. So they contracted theme park architect Joseph Linesch to oversee the project. $10 Million dollars was spent on landscaping the islands with waterfalls, palm trees & tall structures to conceal the oil drilling machinery, noise & drilling rigs. At night the structures are lit up with different colors to make them beautiful islands making everyone wonder… What is going on out there and how do I get invited?

In 1968 the Long Beach islands were named after the first four American astronauts that lost their lives serving their country. Astronauts Grissom, White, Chaffee & Freeman.

Ricardo the Realtor was invited to take a private tour of White Island. It was a short half mile boat ride from Pier J.

What a great opportunity to visit one of Long Beach’s most iconic landmarks. This trip out to our own islands taught us about the well drilling process that is going on. The new technology allows them to drill horizontally, vertically, straight or even curved. Many Long Beach residents have been concerned about past subsidence issues that have occurred. This happens when oil is pumped out of the earth and the ground sinks. They are now heading off any issues by injecting the voids with water with the ratio of 1.2 to 1. These islands employ about 230 people and contracts with other local firms for another 450 island jobs. 365 days a year, where contractors work 12 hour shifts for 7 days straight, then take 7 days off.

These islands off the coast of Long Beach are the only ones like it in all of the United States. We were able to get up-close views of waterfalls, landscaping, sound walls & structures. We hope that this behind the scenes video of THUMS / Astronaut Islands is entertaining to you.

Ricardo the Realtor loves the Long Beach Lifestyle. If you are thinking about buying or selling your home in Long Beach please call us. We make sure that we know our city and all it has to offer.

Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team, Ricardo The Realtor. By having multiple professionals in our group we are able to always be there for you when you need us. Our TEAM of Realtor’s outperform the individual agent.

Selling your home?

We utilize proven marketing techniques to obtain you the highest & best offer for your home. Gone are the days of placing a sign in your lawn, ad in the local newspaper & inputting the info into the MLS. We use todays technology- via customized online marketing, our very own mobile app to get your home the exposure it requires to get you the best price. We market your home not only locally but world wide on our site that is translated over 19 languages. We can show you how our tech savvy approach will make a world of difference when we sell your home. Marketing at a much higher level is what we specialize in.

Buying your home?

Driving around looking at For Sale signs is NOT the way to buy a home & allow us to tell you why. The “Listing Agent” already has a fiduciary duty to his client – The Seller. That agent has to get the highest price for their clients home. As your Buyer Realtor Team we look out for you, the Buyer. We are in your corner making sure your interests are 1st. Our Real Estate Agents follow a proven strategy that works.

Ricardo the Realtor – Long Beach Luxury Homes & Real Estate

562-533-4003

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