February 2012

There are 4 blog entries for February 2012.

Marin Real Estate Insight from Frank Howard Allen Peter and Karin NarodnyThe year has started off with renewed optimism about the real estate market.  The current inventory is 900 homes of which 42% are in escrow.  That is the highest percentage we've seen in years and although that is a reflection of the low inventory, it is also indicative that there are buyers out there looking for homes in Marin!  We're seeing  buyers looking not only for a home but also for investments.  The rental market is tight and interest rates are at an all time low 3.3%-4.5%.  Some investments show a positive cash flow.  That is not something we've seen in Marin for a while.  Economic signs are all pointing in the right direction with unemployment the lowest it's been since 2009 and manufacturing up.

Sellers have to realize that this is the time to…
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Each year the Marin Designers Showcase is held from the end of January through February. A calendar of events provides a peak into extraordinary home architecture, designs, style and furnishings. This year does not disappoint.

Marin Designers Showcase 2012 Villa BelvedereBetween January 31st and February 26th you have the opportunity to purchase tickets to view a spectacular property that has been over 25 years in the making. 425 Belvedere, Villa Belvedere, is commonly referred to as "the Signature Lot of Belvedere" and you will see why. Tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 3pm; Sundays from 10-4pm; Thursday evenings 5-8pm. For an additional fee lunch and refreshments are offered Tuesday through Sunday, Thursday evenings wine and hors d'oeuvres.

General Admission: $30, 62+: $25
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98 Candelero Avenue in Forest Knolls Available for Lease Weekly Enjoy quiet seclusion in this dramatic contemporary West Marin home with amazing finishes, trim work and styling.  98 Candelero Avenue in Forest Knolls is available now as a vacation rental for $1000/wk.  This truly exceptional home is all about peace, privacy and being surrounded by nature.

 

 

 

·         3 Bedrooms/3 Baths

·         Approx 2900 sq. ft./.28 Acres

·         Large Window and Skylights  to Allow Plenty of Natural Light

·         Large Patios and Decks

·         Trailheads at Doors' Steps

·         Dreamy and Peaceful Retreat

98 Candelero Avenue in Forest Knolls Available for Lease Weekly


Located at the edge of Marin's open space there are trail heads right outside the door that lead to Four Corners and Phoenix Lake.  There is an open living room with fireplace and hardwood floors,

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Here is our newest listing in wonderful neighborhood of Cape Marin in Greenbrae, CA.  10 Elizabeth Circle is tucked away in the flats of Greenbrae.  This is a newer home that shows pride in ownership and California living at its finest.  10 Elizabeth Circle Cape Marin Greenbrae Property for Sale Offered by Frank Howard Allen Peter and Karin Narodny

On a cul-de-sac, the community of Cape Marin offers a pool, clubhouse, play area and unprecedented access to shopping, schools, water sports, and ideal for all commuters.  The predominate architectural features  of the home are vaulted ceilings and light filled rooms.  There are three bedrooms, two and one half baths with an updated kitchen with gas cooktop and granite counters . An open floor plan, level garden and impeccable landscaping complete the picture.

There are limited times to see this property so

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