Compton Perfect 2 Bedroom 1 Bath – Home For Sale
This is one of Sunny Cove Communities finest. This beautiful home is “Move In” ready & shines of “Pride of Ownership”. As soon as you walk in it feels like home. The vaulted ceilings add a sense of spaciousness & the layout flows from the entry, living room, dining area to the kitchen. The bedrooms are conveniently located on the other end of the home. Some of the upgrades recently installed are: Recessed Lighting in both bedrooms & living room, New lights in kitchen, Custom Closet in Main bedroom, Ethernet wire runs through both bedrooms, living room and garage, Custom epoxy flooring in Garage, Lighting upgraded in Garage, Drywall and power outlets throughout garage, Drought friendly side garden, Sprinklers on front yard, backyard and side (drip system), Brand new Water heater, Central AC/Heater, 2-Car Garage with Washer Dryer Hookups, Brand new garbage disposer. There are no HOA’s.
Close to 91, 105, 110, 405 and 710 fwy. Centrally located to major attractions:
Walking distance to neighborhood park, 4 miles from Stub-Hub center & Cal State Dominguez Hills, 3 miles from Community College, 15 minutes from the beach, 20 minutes from Knott’s Berry Farm, 25 minutes from Disneyland, 15 minutes from LAX & LA Live.
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Top Realtor Team , California explains the process in 5 easy steps.
Buying or Selling your home? Work with the best Real Estate Agents that this city has to offer because when it comes to buying a home the process can seem overwhelming. But when you work with Ricardo the Realtor Top Team we can keep the process manageable. There are 5 steps that you need to follow. As long as we take each step in order you can avoid running into trouble and becoming frustrated.
Believe us, driving around all over on the weekends, calling on signs is not the way to buy your home. This is why, the Listing real estate agent has the duty to get the highest price for the seller of the home. After all, the current owner is their client and when we represent you we only work for you. Our duty is to get you the very best price.
So first, lets determine how much you qualify for. Lets face it, unless you are an all cash buyer.. financing is the lynch pin of property ownership. I will have our banker call you and walk you through the pre-approval process. Once you are pre-approved, you will need to select an area where you want to live if you do not already know. I will set you up with a client gateway that will show you all the homes listed in your price range that we can go see.
Next, lets get specific with your wants. With the community that you picked out do you envision your new home to be a condo or single family home? Close to work or schools? Big backyard? Extra parking for entertaining? This is really going to help us pin point our search.
Now, onto property tours. We will show you 10 homes in your price range in the area that you want to live in. I want you to focus on certain elements of each property such as:
I like the street but the backyard was to small.
It had a great kitchen but it did not have a pool.
Lastly, let us identify the one. On a an average we will inspect 10 homes over a couple of weekends and we will find the right place based on your criteria. We will prepare a CMA – Comparative Market Analysis to determine if the home is priced correctly. Based on our data we will help you determine a realistic offering price.
As your Top Real Estate Team we will guide you from contract to closing by working with escrow, title companies, appraisers, inspectors, contractors, mortgage company, termite company to secure you a smooth transaction.
If you need to sell your current home we can also help you. Many Realtors still use marketing that only worked years ago and is now obsolete. They are really out of touch with todays technology. The days of sticking a sign in the ground and posting a newspaper ad is not beneficial for todays sellers. We use technology that most agents do not even know exists. We push your marketing dollars to get you the best price.
Please call us so that we can meet and you can see first hand why having us work for you is your best choice. For all of your Real Estate needs and more… Call Ricardo The Realtor.
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Long Beach Rental Properties For Sale
Buying Rental Property: A Step by Step Guide!
It may be common knowledge that buying rental property can be one of the most secure and fastest ways to build serious wealth – but the “how to” knowledge is not so common. The steps to buying rental property, however, are not that drastically different from buying your own home, with a few important differences. This article is going to explain step by step how to buy a rental property and begin your entrance into real estate investing.
Step One: Do Your Homework Before Buying Rental Property
Please – please don’t skip this step. As soon as you’ve made your decision that you want to buy rental property, it can be easy to start shopping for homes and picking out the paint colors. However, your first step begins long before ever stepping foot into a house.
Doing your homework ahead of time means researching:
What kind of investment property you want to buy
How much you can afford to pay
What kind of neighborhood you want to invest in
What the average rent is in your area
What kind of return on investment you hope to make.
Doing your homework can be difficult for one major reason: You don’t always know what questions to ask. Because of this, BiggerPockets recently created the free “Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing” which will help any new investor learn how to get started. This guide will help teach you the necessary questions to ask.
Step Two: Make a Plan and Develop Criteria
Once you’ve done your initial homework, you can begin making a plan and setting your criteria. I highly recommend you write down your plan and goals, and refer back to them often. If you are looking to buy a single family home for between $150,000 and $200,000 – it’s easy to get distracted by the home with the beautiful garden for $250,000. By stating your plan and your criteria, you can hold yourself accountable to your goals.
Step Three: Arrange Financing
One of the most common mistakes made by homebuyers is to start searching before arranging financing. However, this error has caused untold heartache when buyers find they can’t afford the dream home they’ve found. This same principle applies to buying rental properties. Before shopping for your new rental property, be sure to talk with a bank about how much you can afford to buy. There are numerous different paths to real estate financing so be sure to weigh all your financing options before making your choices.
Step Four: Begin Shopping For a Rental Property
Now comes the exciting part! There are a lot of great ways that you can get find rental property. Begin by looking online at your local MLS to see what’s available. Go to:
Each of these sites search generally the same MLS listings, which all real estate agents have access to. However, these sites do not contain all the information needed (and sometimes do not even contain all the listings, either.) For this reason, it’s important to get in touch with a local real estate agent that you can trust to get you more information. An agent is generally only paid, by the seller, when you purchase the home – so for a home buyer, using an agent is typically free.
It’s often helpful to find an agent who specializes in working with investors, as they are more keenly aware of what makes a good rental property. Also – be sure to share your criteria (See step two above) for your rental property, and allow your agent to help you find the best properties that meet your qualifications.
Step Five: Make Your Offer
When you find a rental property you want to pursue, and have walked through it, your next step is to make your offer. To do this, your real estate agent will fill out the paperwork based on your requests and submit your offer to the selling agent. The selling agent will bring your offer to the seller, and negotiations will begin. For a great article on negotiations, check out How to Negotiate: 7 Real Estate Negotiation Tips.
Be sure to only spend the amount that makes the most sense to you. Determine how much cashflow you need to make and don’t let emotion override the numbers. Be willing to walk away and you’ll always hold the upper hand in the negotiations. If you can’t agree to a number that works for you – it’s not worth buying. Remember:
It’s better to have no deal than a bad deal. (Tweet This Quote!)
Also remember, price is not the only consideration. Depending on the popularity of the property and the strength of the deal, there are many other issues to include in your offer, including:
Seller financial concessions
These items are all important to discuss and decide if you will include in your offer. Be sure to talk with your real estate agent about all the necessary parts of the offer. Once you have a signed agreement with the seller and have agreed upon all terms, you now have what is known as “Mutual Acceptance.”
Step Six: Due Diligence
You’ve finally agreed on a price and you have a closing date set. Now, it’s time to begin your “due diligence.” During this period (according to the dates specified in your offer) you will hire an inspector to perform an condition inspection on the property, looking for any defects that may cost you money in the future. If something is found, you can always go back and re-negotiate with the bank (as long as it is within your “inspection contingency” timeline, as specified in your offer.)
If you are buying in a “hot market” it may not be wise to nickel-and-dime the seller, or they may refuse to perform the steps and walk from the deal, giving it to someone else. On the other hand, it’s important that you don’t get stuck with a property that has major problems – so be sure to weigh the decisions carefully and keep your goals in mind at all times.
During this time between “mutual acceptance” and closing – you will also finalize the financial arrangements with your bank or other lender. This is also the time when the Title Company or Attorney, depending on your local customs, will take over facilitating the transaction. When the day of closing comes, you will sign documents and will be given keys to your new rental property.
Step Seven: Start Landlording
Finally, the deal has closed and you are now a landlord! If the property is vacant, you will need to learn how to rent your house (be sure check out How to Rent Your House: The Definitive Step by Step Guide” here on BiggerPockets. You will also need to brush up on your landlording skills, so be sure to check out “How to Be a Landlord: Top Ten Tips for Success” and ask questions, for free, anytime on the BiggerPockets forums. Also – don’t forget to check out the BiggerPockets Ultimate Guide to Tenant Screening to ensure you only rent to the best tenants!
Do you have any tips for buying a rental property? Or do you have any questions? Leave your comments below to discuss!
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Lifestyles of Long Beach is happy to work with you on selling and/or buying your next home. Contact us so that we can make the difficulties of your next transaction easy.
Some of the Long Beach Homes/Communities include: Alamitos Beach, Alamitos Heights, Belmont Heights, Belmont Park, Belmont Shore, Bixby Knolls, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, California Heights, Carroll Park, Downtown Long Beach, Del Lago, Naples Island, The Peninsula, Spinnaker Bay, Los Cerritos, Virginia Country Club, Bixby Hill, University Park Estate, Park Estates, College Park, Wrigley. Other areas: Lakewood, Signal Hill, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor and Seal Beach.
Luxury Homes & Million Dollar Estates – Your Top Long Beach Real Estate Team
“For all of your Real Estate needs and more… Call Ricardo The Realtor”
Ricardo Perdomo, aka “Ricardo the Realtor,” is a real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty has a progressive approach to local real estate in Long Beach. Utilizing cutting-edge online marketing, which includes a thriving You Tube channel, Ricardo Perdomo not only buys and sells some of the most stunning homes in Long Beach, he showcases the kind of captivating lifestyle that comes with living in a exciting metropolitan city, with a mosaic of cultural influences, married with the charm of a beach town.
As a Long Beach resident for the last 14 years, “Ricardo the Realtor” is so enamored with the town he lives in that he has a whole website dedicated to giving insider tips on enjoying all the city has to offer. LifestylesOfLongBeach.com provides information on places to visit, eat, have fun, tour and live. If that doesn’t give someone enough insight on the city, the consummate agent offers a private tour with detailed community information.
The local real estate expert is genuinely proud of his city. He understands its pulse and all of its intriguing enclaves. When asked about why he loves Long Beach so much, the ardent realtor said, “I get really excited about Long Beach. It has everything. I don’t feel like I have to go to another city. We have a beautiful beach, a burgeoning downtown full of art and culture, communities with a small-town feel, golf courses, great public transit, and lots of user-friendly bike paths. To farmer’s markets and flea markets to concerts, art walks and boating competitions, there are so many events throughout the year. We have an airport and a seaport. It’s a self-sustaining city. It’s laid back, yet sophisticated and classy. It has finesse.”
With the Craftsman, Spanish Colonial and Victorian homes, Italian Villas, English Tudors, beachfront properties and posh high-rise condos Long Beach has to offer, Perdomo contends that Long Beach has a home and a neighborhood to fit everyone’s taste. Many real estate agents try to take on the whole city of Long Beach themselves, but with Long Beach’s enormity and diversity in mind, Ricardo has started compiling a Lifestyles of Long Beach team with two additional agents, Josie Neglia, aka “Josie the Realtor,” and Marisol Navar aka “Marisol the Realtor,” to help him zone in on each distinct community. This way the team can be well informed on the nuances of each neighborhood, beyond just home values. “Being involved in many facets of lifestyle in Long Beach makes it possible for us to help our clients and their families make their house a home,” said Perdomo.
“Our TEAM always outperforms an Individual.”
Perdomo’s personality and interests are a reflection of the city itself. He’s a complex, forward-thinking man with varied interests. He’s down-to-earth, but enjoys the finer things in life. As an artist, Perdomo participates in yearly art events, such as the Belmont Shore Chalk Art Fest where he won second place in 2010 for the overall competition. He is also the co-organizer of the Long Beach Figure Drawing Group. He has also volunteered at the Museum of Latin American Art for over ten years. “I believe that art is a crucial part of our society because it can evoke such positivity and meaning in our lives,” said Perdomo.
Perdomo loves children. He is going on his fifth year as Religious Education Instructor for first grade children at St. Bartholomew Church in Belmont Shore. He is very active in his faith and finds great happiness in helping others. He is on the Board of Directors of Comprehensive Child Development, Inc., Long Beach, a non-profit organization that provides quality child care, education and support services for hundreds of low income families and their children in Long Beach and surrounding cities.
He is well-known in Long Beach and actively involved as a volunteer in several improvement associations for the island of Naples where he resides which are: Naples Improvement Association, Naples Island Business Association & Naples Seawall Committee. If you want to know where to dine, play or relax in Long Beach, then Perdomo is the man to ask. In order to promote local businesses in Long Beach, Perdomo passes out exclusive coupons to his clients that provide a glimpse of Long Beach lifestyle at its best. His latest offer was for 15% off at Michael’s of Naples Ristorante, the best fine-dining restaurant in Long Beach, and one of the top restaurants in all of Los Angeles. Ricardo the Realtor really believes that we gain more by helping others and that includes local business. People helping people is what you will hear Ricardo say frequently.
To learn more about living in Long Beach and Ricardo Perdomo aka “Ricardo the Realtor” go to www.RicardoTheRealtor.com.
“Our TEAM always outperforms an individual.”
Your Long Beach Top Real Estate Team is here to help you. Luxury Homes & Million Dollar Estates. Communities include: Alamitos Heights, Alamitos Beach, Bay Harbour, Belmont Shore, Belmont Park, Belmont Heights, Bixby Knolls, Bixby Terrace, Bluff Park, Bluff Heights, California Heights, Carroll Park, College Park, Del Lago, Downtown, La Rochelle, Naples Island, Park Estates, The Peninsula, Wrigley… and surrounding cities such as Lakewood, Seal Beach, Signal Hill.
Lifestyles of Long Beach Presents: Advice on Checking Your Credit Report
So you are ready to buy a new home? Searching for a new place to fit your new Lifestyle can be very exciting. Ricardo The Realtor and his team want you to be as prepared as possible before embarking on your new adventure. We suggest that you take the time to check your credit report and here are our reasons why.
Something as simple as human error can have a dire effect on your Credit Report. Inaccuracies may include payments not credited, late payments, or information accidentally added based on mistaken identity. Many of these types of errors are not difficult to dispute but in order to do so, you must know that they have occurred. Ricardo The Realtor advises you to order your credit report regularly (1 to 2 times a year) in order to help you identify and then eradicate these issues.
2. Tracking Payments: The check is in the mail…I think.
Although it is important to make payments, it is as important to do this in a timely fashion. Unforeseen issues may arise, causing your check to arrive late and possibly pushing your account into delinquency. Tracking payments regularly can help you identity and address the problem. Quite often simply contacting a creditor and informing them of the error will give them sufficient information to allow additional time for the delay and therefore add no penalties for its tardiness.
3. Identity Theft and Credit Fraud: Are you really you?
Identity Theft is a crime that has become more and more common. An unscrupulous person may intercept a pre-approved credit card or hack into information saved in an online payment system. Using the information provided this person can assume your persona. Overtime this person action may affect your credit in an unpleasant fashion. Credit Fraud occurs when a person uses your information to make unauthorized charges to your account. Both Identity Theft and Credit Fraud can be prevented. Ordering your credit report is easy and will immediately notify you of any suspicious activity. Recognizing signs early may be the difference of whether your credit becomes completely jeopardized or not.
When you ask for a loan, request a bigger credit line, and even when you apply for employment, the companies will often check your credit report. Each of these inquiries are looked at as a negative to creditors. It is therefore very important to keep track of how many inquiries have been made on your report and whether they were authorized.
Checking your credit report is simple and the best way to make sure that you keep your credit looking healthy. It gives you the chance to prevent fraud, correct problems created by human error, and keep inquiries down to a minimum. When requesting a loan for your new home, your report will be checked and you want to make sure that it represents you the best way possible, with a great score! Being proactive and keeping track of your report can make this part of the home buying process a breeze. Best of all you can check you report once every year for free!
When it comes to managing your credit worthiness, your credit report is your best resource. Ordering your credit report gives you the opportunity to manage your credit wisely today, while planning your credit strategy for achieving future goals – a credit-savvy move every consumer should make!When you list with our team it is our goal to have your property sold. So get ready for a professional sales push that will produce the best results. If you have any reservations then talk to us and lets make sure that you are making the right decision together. Ricardo the Realtor and his team are available to assist you in all of your home selling needs.
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