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Long Beach Real Estate Agent – 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.

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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.

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4th of July Long Beach Celebration – Firework Shows & BEST Events

4th of July Long Beach Celebration – Firework Shows & BEST Events

4th of July in Long Beach firework show party

4th of July in Long Beach firework show party


Long Beach has so many 4th of July Events that it is one BIG Celebration.

BIG Bang on the Bay

Date: July 3, 2014

Times: 5:30p.m. – 10p.m.
Phone:  (562) 493-1100
Location:  190 Marina Dr., Long Beach 90803Boathouse on the Bay will host the 3rd Annual Big Bang on the Bay Fireworks.  There will be a block party starting at 5:30p.m. There will be music, vintage aircraft flyovers, skydivers and  sailing regattas.  Naples Rib Company with great ribs, chicken sausages and more.  Fireworks show at 9p.m.


Tickets, which include dinner, are $40 for block party seating ($20 for kids 10 and younger); $50 for indoor sitting and $75 for patio seating. You can reserve your spot now by calling 562-493-1100 or visiting


4th of July in Long Beach Kids Bike parade in Belmont shore

4th of July in Long Beach Kids Bike parade in Belmont shore

Great American Kid’s Bike Parade

Date: July 4, 2014Times: 10:00 a.m.
Location:  Meet at the boat launch ramp: 1 S. Granada Ave. (@ Ocean Blvd.), Belmont Shore, Long Beach, 90803

Let’s teach our kids about patriotism and creativity. It’s that simple! With this patriotic bike parade we hope to do just that. I hope you’ll make plans to attend. We’ve been doing it since 2004!
Free to spectate. The out-and-back, two-mile parade route travels east along the bike path and continues down Bay Shore Avenue to Second Street. Bring a chair and a cheering section for these youngsters.
Kids are required, by law, to wear helmets and be escorted by a parent or guardian during the parade. By law, motor driven cycles are not allowed on the beach bike path. By law, no dogs on the bike path.



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Queen Mary 4th of July Celebration Firework Show – Long Beach CA

Queen Mary, Long Beach

Celebrate an All-American 4th of July aboard the Queen Mary. Choose your favorite era of Independence to salute or stroll from decade to decade with the entire ship as your playground.
Listen to live music, learn your favorite American jig, and lounge all day enjoying family-friendly activities. With a giant fireworks extravaganza and unforgettable family fun, 4th of July aboard the Queen Mary (12 – 11PM) is the ultimate Southern California tradition.

Queen Mary Website


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4th of July Celebration Firework Show – Long Beach CA

Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate Independence Day with the red, white, and blue fish at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Families will be able to witness the ambiance of the Aquarium at night and get a fish-eye view of the City of Long Beach fireworks display. Wave the flag, watch the fireworks, and enjoy some freshly grilled BBQ with the Aquarium of the Pacific. You’ll also be able to journey inside the Aquarium to see wonders of the sea.

FRIDAY, JUL 4, 2014 | 5:00 PM–10:00 PM 
BBQ: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

BBQ (includes admission):
Public: Adult $48 and Child (3-11) $20
Member: Adult $38 and Child (3-11) $15

Late Night:
$14.95 for everyone after 5:00 p.m.
Members free

Aquarium of the Pacific Website


4th of July Fireworks at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium

Date: July 4, 2014

Times: Gates open 4:30p.m.; Shows begin at 5:00p.m.
Admission:  $10 per car
Location:  4901 E. Conant, Long Beach 90808

Fireworks return to Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.  There will be a tribute to the 16 “Hometown Heroes” who lost their lives fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Early entertainment will include a concert by Rock for Vets, and former “American Idol” finalist Clint Gamboa will sing the National Anthem.  The Municipal Band  will perform also, with the last 20 or 30 minutes patriotic songs while the fireworks go off above.


Gates will open at 4:30. The program will begin at 5:00 pm. Parking is $10 per vehicle. Absolutely no coolers, alcohol, personal fireworks (including sparklers), food, beverages, or weapons will be allowed in the stadium. No RVs or tailgating parties will be allowed in the parking lot. Security will be on hand to search bags before entering the stadium.


Partners of Parks are accepting donations to help cover the cost for fireworks and the Municipal Band at or by calling (562) 570-3209.


Fuego’s 4th of July Barbaque Buffet Dinner & Seaside Seats Fireworks

Times: 6p.m. – 9p.m.
Phone:  (562) 435-7676
Location:  700 Queensway Dr., Long Beach 90802

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  • Restaurants – Mexican/Latin

Fuego will be sizzling with food, fun and fireworks as Hotel Maya presents a sensational salute to America with a Barbeque Buffet Dinner and seaside seats for fantastic fireworks on Friday, July 4 from 6-9 p.m. Guests will also enjoy the hot sounds of a live Latin fusion band on Fuego’s waterfront patio.


Fuego’s Fourth of July Barbecue Buffet Dinner costs $95.00 per adult and children, 13 and older; $47.50 for children, 12 and under; Free for children 5 and under; plus tax and gratuity. An 18 percent gratuity will be added to parties of six or more. Fuego’s Fourth of July Barbecue Buffet Dinner service runs from 6-9 p.m. Fuego’s Fourth of July Barbecue Buffet Dinner reservations are required, please call 562-481-3910


Lifestyles of Long Beach 4th of July

4th of July Celebration Firework Show – Long Beach CA

Party on the Pier 4th of July

Date: July 4, 2014

Belmont Pier

Times: 10a.m. – 10p.m.
Location:  99 39th Pl., Long Beach, CA 90803

lease join us Friday July 4th on the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier.
Event Highlights
Live Music:
Entertainment to be announced

BBQ and Beer Garden
Boat Rides
$20.00 Adult $10 for Kids – Includes: All Day Pier Pass – BBQ Plate with Beverage & Kids’ Zone Unlimited Access
Great Views
See our website for more information.


4th of July in Long Beach firework show party

4th of July in Long Beach firework show party

SkyRoom 4th of July Celebration

View fireworks as they go off across Los Angeles and Orange Counties with city and Oceanside vantage points in the historic Sky Room atop the Breakers building. Dinner will be served in the restaurant starting at 5:30PM and the rooftop bar opens at 6PM. Happy hour goes all night, too, so why not celebrate Independence Day in style? Opens at 5:30PM, call for reservations, 40 Locust


4th of July – Queensway Party

Instead of hanging out on the mainland this year, drive over the Queensway Bridge and get a fresh persective on the fireworks show from the opposite side of Rainbow Harbor. The Queen Mary, Hotel Maya Doubletree by Hilton and the former Spruce Goose Dome are all offering ways to celebrate the 4th of July, perfect for watching the waterfront’s fireworks show, which is set off from the Queen Mary parking lot.



Long Beach is a great place to live. Our city has events year round. If you are looking to buy or sell your home… Call the Ricardo the Realtor Team – Long Beach Homes, Luxury Estates, Beachfront house, Million Dollar waterfront residences. There is a home for everyone here in Long Beach to enjoy.


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

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

“For all of your Real Estate needs & more… Call Ricardo the Realtor.”


Long Beach Luxury Homes & Million Dollar Real Estate For Sale - The Southeast portion of Long Beach is one of the most sought out section of California Coastline. Communities include: Alamitos Heights,Bay Harbour, Belmont Heights, Belmont Park, Belmont Shore, Bixby Hill, Bixby Village, Bluff Park, College Park, Del Lago, La Rochelle, Naples Island, Park Estates, Spinnaker Bay, Spinnaker Cove, The Peninsula, University Park Estates. This section of Long Beach offers Blue Ribbon California Distinguished schools, Award winning dining, Nightlife, Shopping, golf courses, parks, children playgrounds, dog parks, beach lifestyle, water sports recreation areas, Long Beach Cal State University, bike lanes, airport, year round events & much more. Conveniently located between Los Angeles & Orange County with freeway access to the 405,22, 605 just minutes away.   Have you thought about selling your home? Need to know your home value? Buying a home? Give us a ring & our Team of Real Estate Agents will help you. Our Team of Realtors outperform the individual agent. For all of your Real Estate needs & more. Call Ricardo The Realtor. 562-533-4003

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Thinking about Selling your Million Dollar Plus Luxury Home? Top things to do before… Long Beach Real Estate Team

Thinking about Selling your Million Dollar Plus Luxury Home?

Long Beach Top Real Estate Agent Team – Ricardo the Realtor

What steps do you take to get your luxury home sold?

If you’re ready to sell your luxury home, this may be the perfect time.   There are some areas that deserve extra attention when selling a luxury home for top dollar. It surprises us how many clients think that all a Realtor does is put a sign up and enter it into the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). It isn’t quite that simple.

Million Dollar Homes & Luxury Estates For Sale - Ricardo the Realtor Long Beach  Real Estate Agent Top Team

Million Dollar Homes & Luxury Estates For Sale – Ricardo the Realtor Long Beach Real Estate Agent Top Team


1- Get all the paperwork.

Do you own a custom home? Do you still have the blue prints? Any new owner will really appreciate it especially if they want to someday remodel. Usually in higher end homes you will find that they have high tech features, fancy appliances, systems… So you will want to provide all of the manuals and warranty paperwork for the new owners once you’ve SOLD. Mortgage Documents – a vast majority of luxury home buyers pay cash for their estates but that is changing. Since we have had record low interest rates many million dollar plus buyers have chosen to finance their purchase. Make sure you know the balance of your mortgage and make sure that you will have enough equity to cover all the expenses. We can provide you with a net sheet so that you have a good idea of what you will walk away with.

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Tip 1- Make sure you have all the manuals on how to operate your systems.


2- Price your home correctly… the 1st time.

The process of pricing a luxury home is much more challenging than a tract home or condo because they are usually custom built. There are not other comparables that have the exact same features. The upgrades and features can vary drastically from one home to the next. The Long Beach market is exactly that. Diverse.

Homes on Naples Island, Belmont Shore, Park Estates, The Peninsula … are so different. Our team of agents will be able to take these differences into consideration when helping you price our home for sale. A homeowner will usually want to overprice their home and there are dangers to this strategy. An overpriced home will generally sit on the market for more than a year is stigmatized. Usually buyers will think that there is something wrong it and that is the reason it has not sold. Pricing your home correctly will put you in a much better situation right out of the gates.


3- Professional Photographs is a Must.

Internet is king. 9 out of 10 home buyers start their search online. They look at the photos and video tours of your home. Surprisingly many Realtors use their cell phones or other low end cameras to photograph their listings. When working with luxury homes there are many details that these cameras miss or are not capable of capturing.

Working with a professional photographer is something that our team insists on. Most of the time you will want to set up two shoots, one during the day and the other at night. Lighting in most luxury million dollar homes has been well planned out. Taking pictures of the home at night will capture the glamour and lifestyle that is for sale.

We are finding that many of our affluent home buyers are from out of town or country.  That being said video of your home is very important. Having video of your property can be the touch that will get that affluent buyer to fly in for a private viewing.

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Long Beach Million Dollar Homes and Luxury Real Estate Agent Team- Ricardo the Realtor 562 533 4003 –

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4- Decide What is Needed to View Your Home.

As your chosen Realtor Team, we qualify “Buyers” who ask to view your home. When a caller asks to see your home that is worth millions we will generally ask for proof of funds, pre-approval letter and most serious buyers will comply. Other qualified buyers may be private. So we have to be very careful that we are so protective to drive away qualified buyers. Sometimes they will admit that do not have financing secured.

So rather than just use a blanket statement that no one can see the home without providing financials, it is better to use discretion. Sometimes the use of Google can come in really handy. If someone can be found in a simple search and it is obvious that they own a chateau in France, then we may want to let them in.


5- How & When Can a Potential Buyer See Your Home?

In the luxury home market we generally like to ask for a 24 hour notice which is reasonable. With that said you should be prepared to make exceptions. Serious home buyers may only be in town for a few days. They may have flown into town to view a list of homes and yours is on it. Or they may not have initially considered your home but they decided to drive by and loved it.

We will have to decide if we should have an electronic lockbox that other Realtors have access to or we can show it “by appointment only” with us present for showings. We can accommodate various ways of showing your million dollar home.

Some home owners decide on having their home omitted from the MLS making it a “Pocket Listing”. They do not want it advertised online, print or to the general public. We would market your home by word of mouth. We would only recommend this method if you do not want anyone to know that you are selling. Just know that the more eyes that see your home, the better chances of getting it sold quick for a good price. Making your home accessible will help obtaining you the very best offer.

6- Consult with your trusted professional about your sale.

Make an appointment with your financial advisors and create a plan. They will help you prepare for any tax consequences that may be the result of the sale of your home. They may have strategies for investing the funds you receive from the sale. 1031 Exchanges are a popular method for deferring taxes.


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Long Beach Top Real Estate Team – Ricardo the Realtor 562-533-4003

7- Last but not least… Hire us as your Luxury Real Estate Team

You may be tempted to hire a friend or family member that is new to the business and out of the area. It may not be the best idea when you’re selling one of your most important investments. There have been many situations that we are aware of when a seller hired a friend or relative that clearly was not experienced to sell their home. Not only did they not sell the home but it greatly effected their relationship in a negative way.

Our team of Realtors have a 80+ plan and we can show you what steps we take to market your home to qualified luxury buyers. Our team of professionals consist of showing agents, marketing specialists, open house agents, transaction coordinators & lending professionals. What this means to you is that there will always be someone to help you through the selling process. One agent cannot possibly provide the customer service that a luxury home sellers requires. Involving your wife, son or daughter to help you sell homes does not constitute a “Team” especially when they are not licensed to sell real estate, have photography or marketing training. Our Team of Real Estate professionals are Full Time and that is it. They do not do anything else but sell homes.

Technology. Technology. Technology. Marketing is huge when selling your luxury home. If your agent does not know how to blog, YouTube,FaceBook, or Google+ , provide a personalized mobile app or have implemented analytics… then you have to ask yourself if they are on top of todays technology. We are very surprised on how many of our fellow Realtors market a home by yesterday standards. Sticking a sign in your front yard , inputting your home into the MLS and running an ad in the newspaper is what most “discount” agents do and it is ineffective. This is the norm and unfortunately for many home sellers is all that they get. We specialize in Social Media and online marketing where 9 out of 10 home buyer search begins. We market your luxury home via a network and website that can be translated into 19 different languages. We know where most of all luxury affluent home buyers are coming from not only out of the area, state but worldwide.

If you are thinking about selling your luxury home then you need to contact us. We will make it worth your time. Guaranteed. 

Our Real Estate Agent Team will outperform an individual agent. 


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


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