MARIN REAL ESTATE BLOG

Marin Real Estate News and Marin County Lifestyle Blog

If you are looking for the latest Marin real estate and lifestyle news, you have come to the right place. My Marin real estate blog features 100% all-original articles you won’t find anywhere else with the latest news and developments in the ever-changing Marin County luxury real estate market. Also you will find other Northern California lifestyle articles, such as my favorite places to hike, weekend getaways, restaurants, shopping and other aspects of life in our wonderful county.

If you have any questions on any of the articles, please don’t hesitate to contact me for further information. As always I am available via text or phone 415.847.5584.

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How to Respond to A Low Offer on Your Home | Real Estate Advice

A low offer on your home may not be the end of the deal but instead can be the beginning of the sale. Read more here about how to respond to a low offer on your home for sale.
Marin County Real Estate Market Report key metrics graph November 2022
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report November 2022 | Latest News

Marin County bucked the SF Bay Area trend, registering as one of only two counties to see continued price appreciation in October vs. the same month last year. Median home pricing was up 4%, while the number of homes was flat to the same time last year. We did see the average home price decline close to 7%, indicating a softening at the higher end of the market. Read more here.
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Marin County Winter Storm Preparation Guide | Winter Storm Checklist

Marin County winter storm season is right around the corner - are you ready? While winters in Marin County are not as severe as in other parts of the country where residents must contend with snow and months of freezing temperatures, we do receive a fair amount of rain and on occasion extreme cold and some high winds. I advise my friends and clients to take a few precautions in the relatively mild weather of the fall before the winter rains begin.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report October 2022 | Latest News

The market slowdown that began in the middle of this year continued in September, with the number of homes for sale in Marin rising from 346 to 449 and months of supply up 21% compared to the same time last year. Median pricing resumed its upward climb, with the median up 5.4% compared to prior year. Read more here.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report September 2022 | Latest News

In further evidence that the market is slowing from its frenzied peaks, we saw the median home price in Marin County decline 3.4% versus the same time last year to $1,754,000. Homes took longer to sell in August, up 7% to an average of 32 days. There were about 36% fewer homes on the market, perhaps reflective of all the people on vacation last month. It seemed like all my friends and clients were in Portugal! Read more here.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report August 2022 | Latest News

The market shift that began a couple of months ago accelerated in July, with inventories increasing significantly as prices in the Marin real estate market begin to flatten out and in some cases decline. Homes that would have sold a few months ago with multiple offers for over asking are sitting on the market, and we are seeing more downward price adjustments than anytime in the last two years. Read more here.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report July 2022 | Latest News

We saw something in last month’s numbers that we have not seen in more than a year – the number of homes for sale and the months of inventory (how long it would take to sell all the homes on the market if no additional homes were listed) both increased versus the same time last year. There were 256 homes on the Marin real estate market in June - a 29% increase from last year and the most homes for sale in the past 14 months. Read more here.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report June 2022 | Latest News

May was another busy month in the Marin County real estate market with increased pricing and continued low inventories. The median home price was $2.6mm, up 18 % vs. the same month last year, while home inventories were down by 14%. However real estate agents are all talking about a subtle shift that they see occurring in the market and speculating on potential drivers of this change.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report May 2022 | Latest News

The Marin County median home sold price shot past the $2.5 million mark for the first time ever last month, hitting a record $2,665,000, which was up 30% from the same time last year. Read more here.
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Cutting the Cord in Marin County | Complete Guide to Dumping Cable TV

Cutting the cord in Marin County is easier than ever with many alternatives to traditional cable. See my complete guide here.
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report April 2022 | Latest News

Last month Marin real estate continued to set new record heights, with the average price per square foot breaking the $1000 mark for the first time. Median home prices in Marin reached $1.8 million, up 10.4% from the same time last year, while the number of homes for sale was down 22% vs the same period. Read more here.
March 2022 Marin County Real Estate Market Report
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report March 2022 | Latest News

Marin County home prices reached record heights last month, with the median home price at $1.8 million, up 16% compared to February 2021. The average price per square foot is closing in on $1000 per square foot – just $9 short, and up a whopping 22% vs. the same time last year. The number of new listings was down 57% compared to the same time last year. Read more here.
February 2022 Marin real estate market report
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Marin County Real Estate Market Report February 2022 | Latest News

Lack of inventory – homes to sell – continued to be an issue last month, with the number of new listings down almost 60% compared to the same time last year. This is not unique to Marin – new listings are down 40-50% throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Pricing continues to march upward, with median home prices up 12% to $1.55mm compared to the same time last year.
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Marin County Home Buyers: What Are They Looking for in 2022?

What are Marin County home buyers looking for in 2022? Several trends began during the COVID-19 epidemic that I believe will shape home buying for years to come including more flexible work locations, a desire for more living space, and more importance placed on outdoor activities and entertaining.
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Novato Home Prices Set New Records in 2021 | Top 5 List of Novato Sales

Novato home prices soared to $4,275,000 in 2021 and I was privileged to represent the top two most expensive homes sold. Read the full article here.

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