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.

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March 2016 Marin Real Estate Market Report

I am pleased to present the March 2016 Marin Real Estate Market Report, courtesy of the excellent analytics team at Decker Bullock Sotheby's International Realty. This latest market report reflects data as of month-end February 2016.
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Marin Estate Sales | Advice & Tips On Emptying Your Home To Sell

Marin estate sales are a great way to empty a home to prepare it for sale. When I first moved here years ago, I attended many estate sales in Marin and furnished one of my first homes with great mid-century modern furniture I found at an…
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Luxe Valet Service San Francisco – My Review

Recently I had the opportunity to try a new service in San Francisco called Luxe valet and thought I would write about my experience. One of the many things that tempted me to move from San Francisco to Marin County is the abundance of parking…
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Josh Flagg San Francisco Design Center 2016 Keynote

I was privileged to attend Design San Francisco's keynote speech and presentation on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the San Francisco Design Center. Featured on stage were Josh Flagg of Bravo TV's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,"…
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First Time Home Buyer Tips and Advice | Marin County

Being a first time home buyer in Marin County, one of the most competitive real estate markets in the country, can be a daunting prospect. However, there is one area where you as a first time home buyer may have an advantage that more seasoned…
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Ram’s Gate Winery | Sonoma Wineries

Ram's Gate Winery in Sonoma is next in my Marin Day Escapes Series. As one of the closest Sonoma wineries to Marin, Ram's Gate is one of our favorite choices to visit when we want to enjoy great wine, architecture, views, and even food.…

Marin Home Staging | Should You Stage Your Home?

One of the decisions that home sellers in Marin face is whether or not to stage their home when they sell it. Home staging is definitely something I urge my sellers to consider. Studies show that 65% of us are visual learners -- meaning we…
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The Commissary San Francisco | Dinner Out

Last night we were celebrating a certain top Marin real estate agent's birthday and decided to try The Commissary San Francisco in The Presidio. I had heard good things about it and it's an easy drive from Marin county, just off the new Presidio…
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Marin Home Buying Tips | Marin Sellers Market

Buying A Home in Marin In A Sellers Market :  Thomas' Marin Home Buying Tips   If you are looking for Marin home buying tips in a sellers market, you have come to the right place! I have created this quick and easy infographic with…

1760 Restaurant San Francisco

One of the many wonderful things about living in Marin County is our proximity to one of the world's greatest cities -- and restaurant destinations -- San Francisco. Last Friday night, I had the opportunity to take a few hours off real estate…
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Virtual Reality and Real Estate: A Natural Pairing

Recently I had the opportunity to try a virtual reality headset sent from a manufacturer for evaluation, and I was blown away. As a luxury real estate agent in Marin County, my mind immediately jumped to how this will likely transform the…
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Marin Real Estate Market Report: February 2016

The week after Super Bowl has traditionally marked the beginning of the spring real estate market in Marin, historically a time of high home buying and selling activity in Marin County. This peak period usually lasts through the beginning…

Weekend Getaways From Marin – Mendocino

  Even living in the paradise that is Marin County, you may find yourself wanting to escape for a weekend once in a while. In my Weekend Getaways from Marin series I am going to cover some of my favorite weekend trips, from Mendocino to Santa…

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