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News, Views and Opinions on Real Estate, Law and the North San Diego Community

Federal Down Payment Help May Soon Be Here!

By Rachel LaMar | September 9, 2020

Do you want to buy a home but don’t have the down payment? That may soon no longer be a problem. Lack of money for a down payment is the number one obstacle to homeownership. Many would have no problem qualifying for a loan if they had the cash to put down on a purchase, and the majority would prefer to own versus rent if they had a choice. The federal government understands this and is trying to help. There is a bipartisan supported bill proposed called the American Dream Down Payment Act, which would give first time buyers the…

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Federal Down Payment Help May Soon Be Here!

By Rachel LaMar | September 9, 2020

Do you want to buy a home but don’t have the down payment? That may soon no longer be a problem. Lack of money for a down payment is the number one obstacle to homeownership. Many would have no problem qualifying for a loan if they had the cash to put down on a purchase, and the majority would prefer to own versus rent if they had a choice. The federal government understands this and is trying to help. There is a bipartisan supported bill proposed called the American Dream Down Payment Act, which would give first time buyers the…

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California Institutes New Tenant/Landlord Protections Due to COVID

By Rachel LaMar | September 3, 2020

On Monday Governor Newsom signed legislation protecting tenants during these crazy pandemic times. The new law states that landlords cannot evict tenants who have declared their inability to pay rent for reasons related to COVID (like job loss illness, illness of a family member, etc.). It is believed it will protect many lower income tenants,…

Just Listed: Upgraded Carlsbad VIEW Condo

By Rachel LaMar | August 28, 2020

Spectacular UPGRADED VIEW condo! This turnkey ground floor home is bright and ready for you, and in a GREAT South Carlsbad location! Offered at $489,000. • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1162 sq ft, ground floor home • Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and outdoor patio • Sunrise and mountain/canyon VIEWS from 2 large patios •…

The Importance of Trust in Real Estate Agency Relationships

By Rachel LaMar | August 17, 2020

Trust is a key element in any relationship, and that includes business. In real estate transactions buyers and sellers need to be able to trust their agent, as agents not only tell their clients what documents are required to complete transactions, but also negotiate on their clients’ behalf. The role of an agent is to…

Why Are There So Many Active Homebuyers During a Pandemic?

By Rachel LaMar | August 11, 2020

Many people are asking this question lately – from real estate agents to renters to curious neighbors who see neighborhood homes sell with multiple offers for crazy high prices. Many in the industry will say the reason the market is so hot is because interest rates are SO low – many buyers with good credit…