September 2013

There are 3 blog entries for September 2013.

71 Camino de Herrera in San Anselmo is our 71 Camino De Herrera San Anselmo Property for Sale Listed by Frank Howard Allen Peter and Karin Narodnynewest listing on the market.  Listed at $899,000.  We will be open tomorrow for Broker's Tour, Thursday Sept. 19th from 11-2pm.  Lunch will be served.  First Sunday Open House will be Sept. 22nd from 1-4pm.  Stop by and bring your clients!!

A south facing home that sits on a knoll top with privacy and San Anselmo hill views.  A sweet, sunny remodeled home with four bedrooms and two baths and a huge deck that spans the length of the house. 

A great layout on one level with fireplace separating the living room and formal dining room, a redone kitchen and large breakfast area. There is a fourth bedroom/study with closet accessing the main area and three good sized bedrooms including a master suite with access

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Post 2008 some may wonder how realty as a profession has stayed afloat, what with Trulia, Zillow, and a plethora of other home buying websites providing basically the same services. The fact of the matter is, those sites do not provide the same or even comparable professional services that a skilled and experienced real estate agent can offer.

According to the National Association of Realtors and contrary to logical thought, real estate agents are being as widely used as ever. Up from 69% in 2001 and 89% in 2012, 91% of buyers are retaining agents to aid them in their housing searches in 2013!

In our post-crash world the reality of the real estate market is much more complex. Tighter Lending standards and the presence of foreclosures and short sales

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If there is one thing California as a state tends to struggle with it would be the public school system. More often than not the  overall comparisons with other states are unfavorable to California. The results support the impression that California’s relative standing in the nation has declined over the last three decades. The combination of a student population with relatively great needs, relatively low funding levels, and relatively inadequate resources may have contributed to California’s comparatively low levels of student academic achievement.

Luckily, as natives of Marin we have the fortuitous advantage of being the exception to the rule here. The public schools of the districts in Marin are some of the top performing schools in the nation.

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