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Happy Holiday Party!

We had a fantastic holiday party! Games, Italian food, and a White Elephant exchange made for a wonderful evening! Several Preferred Partners joined us. Somehow we still ended up with far too many cupcakes!

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2017 Wildfires Property Tax Relief

Important information for homeowners affected by the 2017 wildfires in San Diego County; please see below for attachments:

San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk Ernest Dronenburg wishes to advise all property owners whose property was damaged or destroyed during the recent wildfires that property tax relief is available. This tax relief program requires the reassessment of the prope rty to reflect its damaged condition. The reduced value will remain in effect until such time as the property is rebuilt or repaired.

More importantly, after the property is rebuilt or repaired, the owners can retain their previous taxable value if the property is rebuilt in a like or similar manner. This means that the base property tax assessment will not increase beyond what it was prior to the fire.

Property tax relief is available for any property damage, which includes houses and out – buildings, commercial and industrial properties, and manufactured homes. Damage to vehicles and the contents of a home such as furniture are not eligible for this tax relief because it is not taxable. (See the attached information sheet and calamity claim form.)

“The Assessor’s office will be proactively mailing property tax relief applications to affected property owners,” Mr. Dronenburg said. “I would also like to strongly encourage all property owners who suffered fire damage to their property in excess of $10,000 to contact my office for the necessary claim form at (619) 531 – 4993 or by visiting the Assessor’s website at”

View Full 2017 Wildfire Property Tax Relief Announcement And Attachments

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Ashley Robertson Bedard named to ’10 Best Agents’

San Marcos, CA: RE/MAX Regal Broker/Owner Ashley Robertson Bedard has been awarded a 10 Best Award for the State of California from the American Institute of Real Estate Agents!

This award, selected through a process of nomination and followed by a review committee which requires an impeccable Client Rating, excellent reviews, and no complaints or issues of any kind, is achieved only when the agents successfully meeting these criteria are narrowed down to the 10 ‘Best of the Best’.

The Institute says, “Agents who are recognized by the American Institute of Real Estate Agents are what we consider the best in the industry for client satisfaction. It is our mission to do so that the perspective new client will be able to take this knowledge and use it in making the tough decision on what Real Estate Agent or firm to hire.”

Ashley’s success in the industry is surpassed only by her tremendous dedication to her clients. It is no surprise that she was selected for this coveted award, given solely for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service.

Congratulations, Ashley!

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Happy Halloween!

We had a fabulous time celebrating Halloween! With trivia, bingo, guess-the-candy-corn jar (Congratulations, Adolfo!), and sweet and spooky treats, it was an enjoyable morning spent with our fellow agents.

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Welcome, Justin!

RE/MAX Regal’s team of agents has grown yet again with the addition of Justin Ipema!

Justin grew up in the suburbs of Chicago playing baseball and working on the farm. He joined the Marine Corps after high school and later graduated from the United States Naval Academy and served as a Marine Officer. He is currently living in San Marcos with his beautiful wife Ev. He enjoys playing guitar, running, or watching just about anything that has to do with sports.

Justin’s experience as an officer instilled in him the ability to lead people through detailed and time sensitive processes on a daily basis. His strategic thinking and “people first” mentality allow him to be a quick thinking problem solver while always ensuring his clients’ needs are met. He truly enjoys the relational nature of the real estate business and is always excited to meet new people and help in any way he can!

About RE/MAX Regal:

Based in San Marcos, RE/MAX Regal’s team of agents can help you buy or sell property in all of San Diego, Orange, and Riverside counties. Our vision is to bring forth innovation, professionalism, and collaboration to improve our real estate industry. We strive to provide the finest quality of service, exceeding client’s expectations, and to maintain the highest standard of excellence, honesty, and ethics. Interested in joining the growing team at RE/MAX Regal? Visit