“Is it a good time or even possible to SELL my HOME during the Covid-19 pandemic?”
We are all going through some very interesting & tough times right now. Many of our clients feel that they cannot sell their homes at this moment. I’ll be honest, I felt the same way when this pandemic began. But what we found was that it can still be done. We have adapted & continue to help our clients safely buy & sell their homes right now. Here’s how.
This inventory shortage, which spread widely throughout our local housing market going into today’s economic slowdown, created an environment where there were not enough homes for sale for those who wanted to buy them.
With the current quarantine recommendations in place, fewer sellers are listing homes, which will limit buyer choices.
So, with buyer choices already limited going into this season, and more sellers removing listings today, if you’ve been thinking about listing your house, it’s a great time to do so. Many others in your neighborhood may be waiting to make a move or removing their listings, so staying on the market – or jumping into it – could work to your advantage.
Buyers today are serious ones, and with prices holding steady in this low-inventory market, you can feel confident about selling today. Embracing the process virtually, where available, could help your house hit the top of an eager buyer’s list. While your neighbors miss out on this opportunistic time, you don’t have to.
If buyer choices are limited in your neighborhood, selling now may help your listing rise to the top of the pool. Reach out to Ricardo the Realtor today to make sure you have the expert help you need to succeed in the selling process.
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Here is a quick background on this waterfront community. Naples Island is a Long Beach Waterfront Playground. Welcome to our tour of Naples Island located in Long Beach, California brought to you by Ricardo the Realtor. We would like to show you an aerial view of Naples Island like you have not seen before. Click here : Naples Island – LB
There are a total of 3 islands that comprise the million dollar luxury community of Naples that are separated by canals similar to ones found in Venice, Italy. Activities here include: gondola rides, kayak, paddle board, swimming, boating, biking, sailing, jogging and best of all is relaxing.
Some of the events that are held on Naples are: Christmas Lights – Boat parade, pancake breakfast, Halloween Extravaganza, summer concerts, 4th of July Bike parade & firework show, flea market, Business Naples Festival, summer movies on the beach, volley ball, tennis,dragon boat races to name a few.
Located in the heart of Naples Island you will find the “Bella Fontana di Napoli”. It is a three tiered fountain that began to flow in 1971. It really gives you the European feel & look of Italy. Colonnade Park is where the summer concerts are held for the residents and visitors alike. It is somewhere where you can bring your picnic items, sit back and enjoy the great selection of live bands that are sponsored by our Naples Island Improvement Association.
One of the three islands is known as “Treasure Island”. It boasts some of the most expensive waterfront property in all of South Los Angeles County. It has the only gated area of private homes on Naples Island. Truly these million dollar homes are a sight to be seen. Mothers Beach is the only park in Long Beach that has a beach and park area. It has a large play area for kids and adults.
During the summer months the Naples Island Business Association aka NIBA hosts summer movies under the moon here. It is another great event to enjoy on Naples Island. There are no waves so it is perfect for families to enjoy the great location and weather found in Long Beach.
Naples Island is also very proud to say that we have our very own “Naples Elementary School”. Our school has won several distinguished awards making it receive the top honor of 10 out of 10 per greatschools.org. The school has tennis courts that can be used by the residents of Naples Island and Long Beach. Naples Island has a flourishing business district where you can find award winning restaurants and shopping. Everything is in walking distance. Park your car and forget about it.
Long Beach Yacht Club is also located on Naples Island. They host several events throughout the year. If you have a boat, plan on getting one or just love them in general then this is the place for you to live.
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.
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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.
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“I met Ricardo 4 years ago while he represented the seller for her condo which later was sold to me as my vacation home. Over the 4 years, whenever I was in town, Ricardo always suggested cultural or art activities I could participate in the area depending upon the time of the year. He is sincere, upbeat, and professional. When I was ready to sell my unit in mid summer 2016, I turned to him without any hesitation. We got our first official offer three weeks after it was on the market and the property was closed smoothly in the following month.
If you are considering an agent to represent you in the next property transaction. Give Ricardo a call. You will be happy you make that decision.”
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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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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 CHRISTMAS – HOLIDAY PARADES & FESTIVITIES: Belmont shore, Naples Island, Downtown Long Beach
CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY PARADES & FESTIVITIES IN LONG BEACH
Get ready to start off this holiday with parties and parades! This year is full of so many cheery opportunities to share with friends and families of Long Beach. Lifestyles of Long Beach gathered around the yule log and compiled a list of local Long Beach “have to do’s” for this holiday season! Top on our list is the Belmont Shore 31st Annual Christmas Parade. This is a great year to live in Long Beach!
30TH ANNUAL BELMONT SHORE CHRISTMAS PARADE
Saturday, December 7, 2013 6:00pm – 9:00pm
GENERAL BELMONT SHORE CHRISTMAS PARADE INFO: This year’s parade is Presented by “Chill” at The Queen Mary” and Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach. The theme is “Christmas by the Sea”. This year’s parade is on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, so the theme will support our troops, honor our veterans and remember Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1942). The Grand Marshal is Long Beach 3rd District Councilmember Gary DeLong.
The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade will march down East Second Street to the beat of over a dozen local marching bands. Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole’ St. Nick!
The parade route is along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue. The route is 1.2 miles long. Entries return to Livingston Avenue heading west along the north side of East Second Street. Start time will be at 6:00pm. East 2nd St. will close to traffic at 5:00pm, at which time spectators may set up chairs and blankets for a front row seat to the parade.
RULES TO REMEMBER DURING ANNUAL BELMONT SHORE CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013, and the Long Beach Police Department is encouraging all attendees to comply with all laws for the safety of everyone:
– Allow yourself plenty of time to find LEGAL parking, and consider using public transportation, which is affordable and allows you to avoid traffic congestion. All parking laws will be strictly enforced and illegally parked vehicles will be subject to tow.
– Sidewalk areas and center medians CANNOT be reserved with personal property until 5:00 p.m. During previous parades, the placement of personal items along the parade route has created pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic issues, in addition to causing problems for businesses. In an effort to prevent any accidents or injuries, and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, personal property found along the parade route prior to street closures may be confiscated at the direction of the L.B.P.D., and taken to the Bayshore Library for pick-up after the event.
– The public is also reminded that the law strictly prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages on public property (sidewalks, medians, roads, etc.), and anyone found in violation will be subject to citation or arrest
– Municipal and Penal Code sections in regards to under-age drinking and/or possession of alcohol will also be enforced
– Street vendors selling items without a business license are also subject to citation or arrest and may have their property confiscated
– NO dispensing of Silly String … violators may be cited for littering
– Signs notifying the community of potential enforcement action will be posted along the route and inside most businesses
– Parade goers are reminded to report any suspicious activity immediately to the nearest officer or by calling 9-1-1. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING … SAY SOMETHING!
Affected streets closures and times are as follows:
– Livingston Avenue will be closed from Ocean Boulevard to Second Street at 2:00 p.m. for staging parade participants
– At 4:00 p.m., all north/south streets from Quincy to Claremont Avenues will be closed up to the immediate alleyways that run parallel to 2nd Street on both the south and north sides
– Second Street will be closed from Livingston Drive to Bayshore Avenue at 5:00 p.m.
– We anticipate all roads being reopened to traffic by 11:00 p.m.
The Long Beach Police Department would like to thank the community in advance for their understanding and cooperation, and wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
Naples Island 67th Annual Boat Parade
Saturday, December 21st, 2013
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Island of Naples hosts its 67th round of the Naples Island Holiday Boat Parade. This sparkling event is visible from several vantage points around the island. It’s a great for families living in Long Beach. Each year just keeps getting better with the boat owners getting very creative with decorating. Along with the boat parade, there will be three groups of carolers walking around the Island and singing holiday songs by the bridges. Homes in Naples will be festively decorated for the annual home decoration competition. Restaurants and businesses also will be decorated. The Boat Parade will be held on December 21st. Big Boat Parade starts at 6 p.m. Little Boat Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Note that the streets in Naples close at 5 p.m. on parade night. You can access Naples off 2nd Street via several streets, including Naples Plaza, Revenna, Tivoli and The Toledo. Large Boat Parade Starts at 6:00 PM Lg Boat Parade MAP Small Boat Parade Starts at 6:45 PM Sm Boat Parade MAP
QUEEN MARY’S CHILL
NOW THRU JANUARY 6, 2013
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Queen Mary presents CHILL – an enchanting winter event for the whole family! The main attraction takes place in the Queen Mary dome that has been transformed into a giant igloo. This is the location of The Ice Kingdom which showcases an exciting exhibit of larger-than-life ice creations. Walk through the 3,000 square feet of sculptures which range in size from 8 feet to 24 feet tall. The entire exhibit is made up of about 4,500 blocks of ice, weighing 2 million pounds. The tent has to be kept at 9 degrees, so each visitor will be given a special parka to walk around the tent in. In addition CHILL also features outdoor Ice Tubing, an Ice Skating rink, and a Holiday Village, complete with Christmas trees, “Candy Lane,” gingerbread decorating, carolers, and of course, Santa Claus! There is a 6,500-square-foot outdoor ice skating rink and a 100-foot-long elevated slide for tubing. The holiday village will be fitted with themed retail, food and beverages will also be on site. Santa will be in the village to take pictures with children, along with a gingerbread craft area and live entertainment. There is a comprehensive display of lights and holiday decorations, including a special Candy Lane with giant-sized pieces of holiday candy like gum drops, candy canes and ribbon candy. Chill will take place from Nov. 17 to Jan. 6. at the Queen Mary Dome, Village & Market Place & Seawalk in Long Beach. It will be free to enter the holiday village, but there will be individual ticket prices to go into the Ice Kingdom, go ice-skating and go tubing.
Daisy Avenue Christmas Tree Lane Parade
Saturday, December 14, 2013
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The 60th Annual Daisy Lane Parade is a unique community event sponsored by the City of Long Beach. The event will include holiday displays, entertainment and a parade. Many area residents decorate their homes and their will be a beautiful Christmas Village and nativity scene. Bring your blankets, chairs and don’t forget to bundle up. You won’t want to miss one second of the magic! The fun starts Saturday, December 14th at 5:00pm on Daisy Avenue. The parade runs along Daisy Avenue between Burnett Street and Pacific Coast Highway.