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WOW...social media is even bigger than you may have thought. If you are in real estate and you have not yet ventured into the social media world there is no time like the present. In fact, if you don't do it soon you will be left behind in the dust! Check out this incredibly informative video to ...
The City of Carlsbad is sponsoring a free hazardous waste drop off program in April. For more information please click here: http://www.rachellamarrealestate.com/blog/?p=609.
The government is going to roll out a new program April 5th that may make short sales easier to obtain and help the housing market. To read more about this visit http://www.rachellamarrealestate.com/blog/?p=568.
Are you facing a foreclosure or thinking about short selling your home? If so, there are several things about which you NEED to be aware before making any decisions. To learn more please visit http://www.rachellamarrealestate.com/blog/?p=554
Carlsbad residents are lucky to be included in a small list of cities across the state that will be launching the CaliforniaFIRST program. This program enables residents to make energy efficient improvements on their property and pay back the state over time. To learn more about this fantastic pr...
If you are a Carlsbad area resident or agent you should be aware of the impact that the proposed new power plant could have on property values and quality of life in our area. Please read my blog on this issue and stand united with the City of Carlsbad by attending the meeting February 1 and 2......
It’s official…President Obama signed the buyer tax credit extension/expansion today. Now ALL homebuyers meeting the qualifications will be able to reap the benefits of tax credits upon purchase of their next home. To see the requirements and find out if you qualify please read my post from 11-5-...
The newest program in the Federal arsenal to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure is called the Deed for Lease program. Created by Fannie Mae, this program will allow homeowners to essentially become tenants in their homes for 12 month periods (including the possibility of renewal at the e...
More great news for home buyers…late Wednesday that Senate unanimously extended the $8000 first time buyer tax credit, also expanding it to include a $6500 tax credit to all buyers who are not first time home buyers. The new deadline will be April 30, 2010. The current tax credit program was sche...
The dreaded short sale…you find a property at a great price, make an offfer, and wait. Many times the bank takes months to respond, creating frustration among buyers, sellers and agents. I personally groan when I pull up properties for clients and see they are short sales; although I do show them...