Yara was born and raised in Echo Park, and graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
She began her professional life as an urban planner with a focus on transportation and extensive knowledge in transit projects in the Los Angeles region. She has been a key project member on major corridor studies including alternatives analysis, environmental impact studies, and other feasibility studies.
Yara began her love affair with real estate while heading up The Shelhamer Real Estate Group’s Eastside Los Angeles blog Silverlakeblog.com. Yara’s strengths stem from knowing the Eastside like the back of her hand, and understanding each community in the land use and development context, and being able to translate that through our online platform.
One on one, you’ll instantly feel how passionate she is about the community and her clients. Her business approach is direct and successful: she listens to the client’s needs and matches them to the right property.
Yara Jasso is unlicensed with the DRE.