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Rachel LaMar, J.D.
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LaMar Real Estate
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News, Views and Opinions on Real Estate, Law and the North San Diego Community

Carlsbad Ocean View Dream Home

By Rachel LaMar | July 22, 2021

This pristine Bay Collection cul-de-sac home offers unencumbered OCEAN views and spectacular sunsets from the master suite and view deck and the lushly landscaped backyard. Offering the largest floorplan in the Bay Collection (4203 square feet), this elegant home boasts dual staircases, 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms (with one bedroom and en suite bathroom downstairs), an enormous chef’s dream kitchen for entertaining, oversized family room, separate living room and bonus room downstairs, an office upstairs, large master suite, as well as en suite bathrooms in most bedrooms. With over $100k in upgrades, including stunning tropical landscaping, sparkling pool and spa,…

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Carlsbad Ocean View Dream Home

By Rachel LaMar | July 22, 2021

This pristine Bay Collection cul-de-sac home offers unencumbered OCEAN views and spectacular sunsets from the master suite and view deck and the lushly landscaped backyard. Offering the largest floorplan in the Bay Collection (4203 square feet), this elegant home boasts dual staircases, 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms (with one bedroom and en suite bathroom downstairs), an enormous chef’s dream kitchen for entertaining, oversized family room, separate living room and bonus room downstairs, an office upstairs, large master suite, as well as en suite bathrooms in most bedrooms. With over $100k in upgrades, including stunning tropical landscaping, sparkling pool and spa,…

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2021 Real Estate Market Predictions

By Rachel LaMar | December 9, 2020

It’s the time of year for my annual real estate market prediction for the coming year. First of all I want to say that this has been a difficult and strange year for all humankind. Life as we knew it is no more, we have changed the way we do everything – work, play, congregate,…

Coming Right Up: More Buying Power For Buyers

By Rachel LaMar | November 27, 2020

Attention buyers using loans to purchase property: your buying power will be increasing this Spring. The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced it will be increasing conforming loan limits almost $38,000 starting in March. First let’s look at what exactly a conforming loan limit is. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the guarantors of the majority…

Most Costly (But Preventable) Home Maintenance Issue

By Rachel LaMar | October 30, 2020

It always amazes me when I list homes that most sellers do not do the one thing annually to protect themselves from hefty costs at selling time…and it only has to be done once a year and costs very little. If you guessed “termite inspection” you are correct! Here in California termites are pretty common…

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,…