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Long Beach Homes & Real Estate -Ricardo the Realtor SELLS Homes! 5 Star Review

“For all of your Real Estate needs & more…

Call Ricardo the Realtor.”

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Long Beach Homes & Real Estate -Ricardo the Realtor SELLS Homes!

When I was looking for a real estate agent, efficiency was key. I wanted to work with someone who would work around my schedule (no easy feat), who was quick, to the point, with no time for BS. After speaking to a few other agents, I came across Ricardo The Realtor. Ricardo quickly exceeded my expectations.

My schedule was such that the only time I could look for properties was late after work, at some unholy hour. In spite of that, Ricardo was there for me, walking me through houses, chipper and happy, as if he had nothing bettear late in the evenings.

With more then decade of experience, he knows his stuff and is well connected in the long beach community (and beyond) and uses those relationships to help problem solve a situation. We had a tricky time trying to navigate through the world of the FHA renovation loan to finance the purchase but after a few phone calls the mystique of the scary loan wore off and the financing worked out perfectly.

Ricardo is a smart negotiator and his advice during this negotiating phase was invaluable and after we talked, he always made me feel better about whatever decision I was about to make. He was always so down to earth, and fun as well. I’d recommend him to anyone I knew who was looking to buy or sell a home.

“Thanks RTR

Leslie Correa – Satisfied Home Buyer

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.

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. We pride ourselves in creating friendships & partnerships with our clients. This is a life long venture that we are in & client satisfaction is our only goal.Go to RicardoTheRealtor.com to search for homes in your area.

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Long Beach Real Estate – Ricardo the Realtor – 5 Star Review

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Naples Island – Top 10 Reasons to Live Here or Visit – Summer Outdoor Concerts – Long Beach

Naples Island – Top 10 Reasons to Live Here or Visit – #1 -Summer Outdoor Concerts

 

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There are many reasons to live on Naples Island in Long Beach. We will be showing you 10 of the top reasons why we believe  this is such a great neighborhood to live in and visit. Naples is truly a hidden gem along the Southern California coastline.  Naples Island is located at the most South East tip of Long Beach. Summer concerts are a great place to get out for the whole  family and enjoy music with neighbors and friends. What a great way to get to know everyone of your neighbors.

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There are usually 5 concerts  a year on Naples Island. The first summer concert is in May till August on the last Tuesday of the month from 6-8pm. The September concert is themed “Street Dance” and is on a Sunday, 5-7pm.

The community converges onto Colonnade Park with all the picnic necessities. Neighbors invite their friends and gather on this beautiful waterfront park to enjoy the live band. There are some bands that come back every year but there is usually a real nice selection picked out by the Naples Improvement Association.

These concerts are made possible by the Naples Improvement Association by collecting membership donations from the community. There are also some other key sponsors & partnerships. It is so great to see everyone come together and provide Naples Island & visitors with such great entertainment opportunities. Naples Improvement Association.

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

 

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. Ricardo The Realtor Website

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

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?

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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.

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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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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.

562.533.4003

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