The Sausalito waterfront is thick with a peculiar varietal of home-buying prospect, the ever-whimsical and increasingly popular floating homes. Most of us have seen them, but few understand how they really work. For one thing, more often than not outsiders refer to these piscine properties as “houseboats,” but in most cases that’s not strictly accurate. … Continue reading The Truth About Marin County’s Floating Homes
The big news in California politics is the upcoming recall election, asking voters whether or not they want to oust Governor Gavin Newsom. And speaking of recall, we’re also getting a flashback to some of Newsom’s recent real estate prospects. Earlier this year, Newsom finally managed to sell his Marin County mansion, after a two-plus … Continue reading Inside Gavin Newsom’s (former) $5.9 Million Marin County Mansion
To all of our readers and those of you out there considering a move to Marin, I just helped another young couple find their dream home outside of the city limits, past the fog line, in an amazing Corte Madera location, with an incredible yard, hot tub, and everything you need. Coming from the city, … Continue reading SOLD | 310 Redwood Ave | Corte Madera | $1,650,000
We can help you in San Francisco and Marin Counties, as we did these two wonderful people, about to be a family of three! Congratulations guys. It’s been a pleasure.
Whether boating, driving, or biking the Bay, you’ve likely seen (and coveted) 27 Bellevue, which rests gloriously on the shore of Corinthian Island. Now you can see inside: Custom built in 2009 for a yacht racing enthusiast, and then later remodeled by a tech titan who also loves to race yachts, the 4,300 square foot … Continue reading Yacht Lovers Dream House Could Be Your Dream Come True
This 1991 built hillside hottie offers five beds, three baths. From its forested perch, enjoy spectacular bay views in a freshly updated interior with cathedral ceilings and a wall of windows in the dining room. Other unique features include a huge, custom-designed dressing room, a deep soaking tub, home gym, and sound-proofed family room/den. But … Continue reading This Sausalito Beauty Offers One Very Rare Feature
I am pleased to report the successful purchase of this this luxury residence located in the highly sought after exclusive Hill Haven neighborhood of Tiburon with sweeping views spanning the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay, Belvedere Island, the Belvedere lagoons, and across to Mount Tamalpais. Situated on .70 acres with 4425 (+/-) of living space, … Continue reading SOLD! 1830 Mountain View Dr. | Tiburon | $4,175,000
Following on the heels of our Where to Buy A Home For Your Money in San Francisco post, we thought you’d like to know what your hard earned cash gets you in Marin (I do represent buyers and sellers in Marin County, if you’re in the market). The charts below are based upon 2015 transactions … Continue reading Where To Buy A Home In Marin County For The Money
I am happy to report I just helped some buyers secure this wonderful mid-century property in Tiburon (that’s North over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County for those of you not familiar with our area). Located at 694 Hilary Drive, this 4 bed, 2 bath single family home has great charm and character, a … Continue reading SOLD | 694 Hilary Drive, Tiburon, California
January 2014 Market Report The real estate market recovery started in earnest in 2012 and then went red hot in spring 2013, which resulted in an additional, big, fast jump – approximately 20% – in home prices. After the spring peak, the market calmed somewhat in the second half of the year and prices stabilized, … Continue reading North Bay Real Estate: The Marin, Napa & Sonoma Markets
I’m not quite sure just how many people from around the world hit this here little (20,000 monthly unique visitors) real estate blog looking for Marin real estate, but one thing I do know is that Marin is pretty damn hard to beat. It’s a hop, skip, and a jump away from one of the … Continue reading 240 Round Hill In Tiburon For Sale, So Close To San Francisco, And Not Yet On MLS
“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco,” said Mark Twain, who didn’t have the luxury of hopping in his car, heading over the Golden Gate Bridge and parking in Sausalito. Indeed, it’s that time of year when the fog starts creeping back in, the mercury drops, the cold wind picks … Continue reading Escape The San Francisco Fog, Buy This Home In Sausalito
Oh if we had time to publish these things when they’re hot off the presses. Oh well, we’re still fans of all things architecture, especially when Eichler is involved, so we’ll throw them up for your delight. Coming soon to the Lucas Valley (Marin) real estate market (and what we’d almost consider an epicenter of … Continue reading Claude Oakland Designed Mid Century Eichler In Marin
We love it, and it’s only $660,000! Eichler fans delight in the newest gem to hit the block (outside of San Francisco of course), 104 Golden Hinde Blvd, Terra Linda a 4 bed, 2 bath original condition Eichler ready for you to buy for us. Ahhh, nothing like a few Eichler photos to take you … Continue reading Eichler Friday
We (courtesy of Renee) gladly give you a preview to a new Eichler coming to the market. Now, of course, when we say “new” Eichler we don’t mean they’re building more, we mean, it’s a new listing. Here is your chance to take a peek before the masses: The deets: –25 Bolanos Drive, Marin County … Continue reading Suckers For Eichler
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