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Rachel LaMar, J.D.
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LaMar Real Estate
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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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2022 Real Estate Market Predictions

Happy Holidays to everyone! It’s that time of year again when I share my thoughts on real estate market predictions for the new year. It definitely has been a time like none other in the real estate market. Homes in San Diego County are still selling at high prices, many over asking price and over…

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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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Real Estate Market Update June 2020

It certainly has been a challenging time for all of us, but the real estate market does not seem to be affected. There are fewer homes for sale now than at any time since 2006 – according to Altos Research – and the number of listed homes seems to be falling rather than increasing, as…

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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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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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Home Buyers: On Your Marks!

It has been a VERY busy few months in San Diego real estate…at least for me. Now I am taking some time to enjoy the calm after the storm, and to help buyers find great properties. There has definitely been a change in the real estate market here, and in many areas across the country,…

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What’s Going on in the San Diego Real Estate Market?

As summer heat starts to roll into San Diego, real estate is (no surprise) also a hot commodity. Home prices in San Diego have been increasing for several years, and prices have risen 8% in the last year alone. They continue to rise in many areas during this busy summer season. Real estate booms can…

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