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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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Why Are There So Many Active Homebuyers During a Pandemic?

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…

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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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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 Prices Fall in 3 Southern California Counties

Are you confused about what is going on in the local housing market? Home sales in southern California were level in March compared to February, according to new statistics released by The California Association of Realtors, but prices were down 6.3% compared to March 2018 and declined in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties.…

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Real Estate Market Report: August 2018

For those of you who follow the real estate market, it has definitely been a bizarre year, and an even crazier summer season, at least here in San Diego County, CA. 2018 started out with a continuing decline in housing inventory, and many buyers got caught up in trying to find a home they could…

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New Listing in South Carlsbad

Welcome to 1604 Turquoise Drive in Carlsbad! Offered at $879,000, this beautifully maintained corner lot home features an open concept kitchen/family room, large sunny backyard and downstairs bedroom and bath. Meticulously clean – first time on the market. Located in the fabulous gated, hilltop community of Mar Brisa, this home offers the best of coastal…

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Protect Yourself: What You May Not Know About Escrow Companies

Most people know that escrow is the party that handles the money, paperwork and closing details of a transaction in California (and other states – the remaining states use attorneys for closings). But many do not know that escrow and escrow officers can fall under two regulatory categories, and that this could have an effect…

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Why NOW is the Time to Sell Your Home

Many people have been on the fence about selling this past year, due to the fact that inventory is low and they are concerned they may not find replacement housing right away – I personally have been assisting multiple sellers with such concerns. That of course keeps the inventory stagnant and prices high – a…

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