Marin County Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Christie's Great Estates | Pacific Union International
Real Estate information about Marin County, California--Mill Valley, Sausalito, Tiburon, Belvedere, Corte Madera, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, and Novato. Community descriptions, sales information, and more.

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2007 

Every once in a while, a story is reported in the news that really takes your breath away.  Last night,  I was digging through my "miscellaneous" file and found an article from CNN.com that I printed out way back on April 23, 2003.  I remember printing it out and also remember that I used to have...
02/27/2007
The graph below breaks down the current number of homes for sale in Marin County, California, as of February 26, 2007, along with the price ranges for each town/city:Marin Single Family Homes For SaleTown/CityHomes for Sale (Active Listings)Price RangeSausalito24$925,000-$11 millionBelvedere/Tibu...
02/26/2007
Boy, talk about a catchy title-it lives up to its name too.  This book, written by Sam Horn (author of Tongue Fu!), is an interesting look at creating verbal imagery to "stand out from the crowd."  The mantra is old, but the insights in the book are (for the most part) new (or at least interestin...
02/24/2007
Prices for high-end luxury homes continue to rise.  A recent survey by First Republic Bank shows that prices in the Bay Area edged up by 1.5% in the last 3 quarters of 2006, as compared with the same period in 2005.  The average price of homes in First Republic's survey was $2.92 million.  The up...
02/23/2007
The Kent family name is emblazoned across Marin. Family patriarch, Albert Kent bought the 800-acre valley that would later become Kentfield and his son William was a Marin congressman and founder of Muir Woods. Among the area's many attributes: gracious homes, stunning views, wooded neighborhoods...
02/22/2007
Greenbrae is located on site of an old dairy ranch and was the vision of a pioneer Marin developer who liked the sound of "brae" (which is Scottish for "hillside"). The the 700-acre Greenbrae Ranch near Larkspur was purchased in 1946. Early residential development focused on smaller homes under a...
02/22/2007
The name Tamalpais is derived from the Coastal Miwok tribe's "tamal", meaning west, and "pais", meaning mountain-an accurate description of the mountain's location.  There are dozens of hiking trails winding up Mount Tam (as it is affectionately called).  In all, there are over 235 miles of trail...
02/20/2007
The San Rafael market is fairly strong for this time of year (as of the writing of this report), especially in the under $700K range.  It is worth noting that these homes tend to be smaller and/or in poor condition, in less desirable neighborhoods, and/or located on a steep hill, etc.  The bread ...
02/20/2007
Brief History of MarinThe first inhabitants of Marin, up until Francis Drake made landfall in 1579 (other explorers are also alleged to have been to Marin during  that period), were the Coastal Miwok Indians.  They settled in Marin about 5,000 years before the Europeans came and lived largely as ...
02/17/2007
Marin is located on the 38th northern parallel, which is about where southern Spain, Italy, and Greece lie.  It is about 522 square miles.  It is bordered on the West by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Golden Gate, on the east by the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays, and on the North by So...
02/17/2007
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