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By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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 Some of San Rafael’s senior residents will verify that The Reader’s Digest was once flat-out the most popular magazine in the country. I don’t know how far back that began, but at one point at least, it was the time-saving way Americans kept up with what was being published in the other magazine...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Rafael for $ 4,500.00.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Rafael property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael, call Broker Christopher B...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Rafael for $2,625.00.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Rafael property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael, call Broker Christopher Ba...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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 This will be a heads-up for San Rafael residents who may be applying for a home loan in the future: there are some major adjustments underway that could affect their eligibility. It hasn’t been talked about much—possibly because most peoples’ eyes tend to glaze over when the topic of loan analys...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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          One way or another, it’s all connected.Last week ended with what some observers justifiably called a “shocking” development—one that could impact San Rafael’s home buyers and sellers measurably—at least in the short run. It came with the release of the employment statistics from the Dep...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Rafael for $3,325.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Rafael property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael, call Broker Christopher Barro...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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Monday’s Memorial Day in Marin County capped a weekend that definitely felt like summer was close at hand. Actual summer may not arrive in San Rafael until the summer solstice on June 20, but especially in years like this one, when Monday’s holiday is also just two days removed from the start of ...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Rafael for $1,500.00.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Rafael property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael, call Broker Christopher Ba...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Rafael for $1,950.00.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Rafael property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael, call Broker Christopher Ba...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The headline had to stop everyone who even glanced at Bloomberg’s Technology section: San Rafael readers (even those who are relatively gimmick-immune) would have been hard pressed to pass up last Wednesday’s Bloomberg Technology headline: “Can This Real Estate Gimmick Save the World?”Whether the...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED anotherproperty in San Rafael for $2,650. Thanks to everyone fora great transaction. For any questions about San Rafael propertymanagement or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael,call Broker Christopher Barrow at (...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED anotherproperty in San Rafael for $3,995.00 . Thanks to everyone fora great transaction. For any questions about San Rafael propertymanagement or buying or selling investment properties in San Rafael,call Broker Christopher Barrow ...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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When we are keeping tabs on the Marin County’s real estate scene, it’s only natural to go directly to the portion of the market we are most connected to. If we are a renter or investor, our eye is drawn to trends affecting that segment. Marin home sellers (or potential home sellers) can be counte...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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They’re called “swings” or “bridges”—but they don’t belong on a kindergarten playground. They’re the specialized loans that can help San Rafael home buyers get past the kind of cash crunch that can snag an otherwise perfectly achievable purchase.This is a timing situation that happens quite frequ...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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Marin real estate investors include a subset that’s more common than you might think: the unplanned ones. The press calls them “accidental investors”—but that’s unfortunate. Let’s face it: when you read “accidental investor,” it conjures up mental images of a car crash. Or falling down stairs. Or...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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Not since Johnny Depp put his French countryside village up for sale have San Rafael real estate investors had an out-of-town real estate opportunity like the one that grabbed national headlines last week. As markdowns go, it was remarkable. But there were…issues…This deal was described by Fortun...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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They’re aimed at the Frustrating Five: spring cleaning tasks that San Rafael homeowners tend to put off and/or ignore more than the others. Since spring is the most agreeable time of year to tackle household maintenance (even the vexing ones), here’s a list to contemplate—along with some widely a...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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By now, our San Rafael’s long-time house flipping veterans have seen it all: raging real estate bubble, over-the-cliff market freefall, energetic bounce-back, and now, the current, more rational market’s steady appreciation.House flipping experts prosper when they succeed in improving an underval...
By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
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Modern life is said to have gotten immeasurably richer as labor-saving devices have empowered households and workplaces from one end of San Rafael to the other.Richer, yes; simpler, surely not!Today’s Marin County householder’s typical day likely involves juggling multiple destinations: shop for ...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, Homes for Sale in San Francisco, Marin & East Bay
(Vanguard Properties)
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4 Tips to Get the Highest Possible Price for Your San Rafael Home for Sale  As a seller, it is your intention to sell your home in a timely manner while getting the highest possible price. Achieving this can be challenging at times as there are other luxury home for sale in San Rafael. However, t...

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