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Rachel LaMar, J.D.
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Rachel LaMar, J.D.
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CA BRE# 01399682

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

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Changes are Brewing in the Real Estate Market

If you are in the market to purchase a home, or are considering selling yours, you may have noticed slight shifts taking place on both ends. Here is a breakdown of what we are seeing lately: 1. Rise in Inventory and Interest Rates. Here in San Diego County we have seen a substantial rise in…

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Goodbye Mortgage Insurance (Buyers Can Save Money!)

My preferred mortgage professional Elvin Wesley recently sent this information regarding mortgage insurance (MI) – this is good to know for all buyers or future buyers: Great news, buyers no longer must wait until they have 20% down to purchase a home and get a mortgage loan without Mortgage Insurance (MI)! If they meet the…

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Why the Real Estate Market WON’T Crash in 2021

There has been a lot of buzz lately about whether the real estate market will crash in 2021…I say that will not happen! Let’s look at the reasons why. 1. Loans and the inability to repay them are treated differently today.. Unlike the 2008 market crash, lenders have not been making a plethora of bad…

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The Importance of Trust in Real Estate Agency Relationships

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…

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FREE Informative Real Estate Contracts Call Tomorrow!

Please join me tomorrow, March 4, at 2 PM PST for a FREE Zoom call, sponsored by Finest Women in Real Estate, where I will be discussing real estate contract responsibility and liability under the California Residential Purchase Contract. This will pertain to home buyers, home sellers and agents of both. If you have ever…

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Home Prices are Rising

Well, it is official: home prices are on the rise. Despite that many analysts thought prices would likely not rise as we head into Spring that is not the case, at least not in the San Diego county housing market. Prices in San Diego climbed 4.6%, and traditionally more affordable cities are seeing price rises…

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How Will Real Estate Transactions Change in the Next 10 Years?

Many real estate industry folks have been discussing the always changing real estate market, and wondering what will change in the next 10 years for the industry, and for buyers and sellers. This is a great question because there have already been so many changes due to technology and companies that are trying to streamline…

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How To Survive a Real Estate Transaction

Surviving a real estate transaction can be challenging at times, even downright difficult. But there are a few things to keep in mind that will help you along the way so that whether you are buying or selling you will be on the ball. Here are some tips: 1. Get a timeline at the start:…

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Great News for First Time Buyers

As many buyers are aware, the market has been slowly shifting to a buyer’s market, and this is great news for buyers. Here are some reasons why buyers can get excited about the market right now: 1. Homes priced in the lower third of the price range in San Diego county have been showing continual…

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Is Now A Good Time to Buy a Home?

I get asked this question probably more than any other, and right now there are a lot of people asking. Many are not sure what’s going on in the industry, but they see prices are not escalating like they did for the last few years. Many wonder if it is becoming a buyer’s market and…

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