A lifetime resident of Marin, I know the county inside and out. I love sharing my in-depth knowledge of the area with my clients, especially buyers that are new to the area. In just a few short hours of touring properties, my buyers know more about Marin and the different personalities that each town has then they ever would if they were driving around on their own. Buyers tell me all the time that I’ve showed them neighborhoods they never knew existed, opened up the scope of their home search and saved them tons of time and money.
Having gone to elementary school through college locally, I am connected! My clients rely on me to help recommend the right people to prepare their house to sell for top dollar as well as personalize their home once purchased. Having a tried and true team gets the job done with ease.
Buying and selling real estate can be stressful and complex and hits on many different emotions. Because of my own personal experience of buying, selling and investing I understand firsthand what my clients are going through both emotionally and financially and I’m able to bring wisdom and guidance to the table.
As your personal shopper for real estate, I listen carefully to what you need, want and desire. And then find it, negotiate it and get it for you.
Q&A with Hilary Davis, Marin County Realtor
How long have you called Marin County home?
I was born at Marin General Hospital and have enjoyed living, working and playing throughout Marin County my entire life. I’m grateful to be able to raise my son here with my husband.
How long have you been a Realtor in Marin County and what (real estate related) accomplishments are you most proud of?
I’ve had my real estate license since 2001, but started investing in real estate in 1994.
My love for helping people and managing projects has earned me a stellar reputation with buyers, sellers and the local real estate community. This is why I get my offers accepted, my deals closed and I have a thriving business from referrals.
Sell us. Why Marin County?
Location, weather and beauty are my top loves of Marin. Within 30 minutes or less you can be in San Francisco, Wine Country, the East Bay, the Pacific Ocean, Mount Tamalpais, the bay or a lake! There is no snow to shovel or hot humid summers, plus you can garden and enjoy outdoor activities year round. The natural beauty of Marin is varied and undeniable.
Give it up. Where is your favorite secret (or not so secret) destination in Marin County?
Marin has so much to offer, it’s hard to have a favorite place. However, I always find joy at Phoenix Lake in Ross. Whether I’m walking, running or biking by the lake; the pristine beauty of fresh water, redwoods, ferns and open space sing to my soul and put a smile on my face. I also get a kick out of hiking the “Harry Allen Trail” named after my great grandfather- a Marin conservationist!
Complete this sentence: In my free time....
In my free time I’m most often found doing something active outside like hiking or biking with my young son and husband, sharpening my tennis skills or relaxing in my backyard with a good magazine and a tasty glass of wine.
Meet Hilary Davis, Marin County Realtor
Recent Client Testimonials for Hilary Davis
Hilary Davis was a complete superstar.
As the caption for five stars reads, "Woohoo! As good as it gets!" Hilary Davis was a complete superstar. We just sold our San Rafael home, and Hilary was the one who got it done. We live in Oregon now, and Hilary took care of the whole thing: she managed the tenants as they exited, inspections, repairs, cleaning, painting, staging, and finally listing, showing and closing the deal for more than our asking price. She is a dynamo of energy and a font of real-estate wisdom. Thank you, Hilary!
I never thought a real estate agent could make such a difference
Our agent was Hilary Davis and I would like shout out a lot of praise for her. Wow. I never thought a real estate agent could make such a difference in the experience of finding a home. Hilary was simply outstanding. Besides being sensitive, discriminating, knowledgeable and resourceful, it was her diligence throughout the process of buying the home, the financing process, which was so helpful and so supportive. I just want to thank my wife for telling me to trust Hilary.
Hilary Davis should be in the Yelp Top Ten Real Estate Agents list!
Hilary is patient, thorough, and relentless in selling a property.
Thanks to Hilary Davis of Marin Modern Real Estate, my husband and I just closed escrow on a San Rafael rental condo today. Having bought and sold many houses and condos in Novato, I had experienced many realtors but never someone with Hilary's skills. Believe it or not, I found her via rave reviews on Yelp (thank you, Yelp!).
Hilary is patient, thorough, and relentless in selling a property. She arranged landscapers, painters and many other services when we were in NYC. Besides publishing incredible photos on the website and in high-quality brochures, she coached us through every step of the process. Hilary's skill allowed us to sell the condo during the rainy holiday season for $21k over asking (cash offer, no loan stresses) with multiple bids. Her communications were always professional and responsive.
We cannot say enough about Hilary's talent, trustworthiness and ability to advise home-sellers. As I told her recently, this was the easiest sale ever! Everyone (including the tenants who found a great rental nearby) ended up delighted thanks to her efforts. Kudos to Marin Modern and your stellar agent, Hilary Davis.
Hilary went above and beyond to support us.
Hilary Davis of Marin Modern guided us through one of our most difficult times; selling our parents’ home that our dad built 64 years prior. Our parents put love and attention into the beautiful home, but still with age, it needed someone with Hillary's experience to help us to see the most important details that need to be done to prepare the home for today's buyers. We followed her lists, asks a lot of questions and she answered every one of them. She was in constant communication with us. And, of course she had other clients, but she made us feel like we were the only one. We did everything she said and once we put the home on the market, those magic numbers she referred to about how many days it could sell in- sold. AND, the home sold to the most wonderful people we could ever imagine. I know Hilary went above and beyond to support us. She was amazingly creative with staging the home and helping us decide what stays and what goes to storage. She is an impressive professional and one that I consider a friends through all of this. I highly recommend her!
She was always present, in person or by phone…
We had a completely positive experience as Hilary's clients in purchasing a home. She was always present, in person or by phone, and able to address our many questions and concerns in a professional manner. Hilary repeatedly demonstrated her thorough knowledge of the market. She was skillful in asking the right questions from the sellers and making sure we were comfortable with the process. I can't say enough positive things about working with her and would certainly use her services again.
Excellent advice throughout and always very responsive.
My wife and I sold our SF condo with Hilary Davis' help in June 2015. She has been a godsend to us -- excellent advice throughout and always very responsive. She saw to it that our property got maximum exposure on the web, and presented beautifully both in photographs and in person. We immediately got 4 bids asking price immediately after our first (and only!) open house. We sold for very well over our asking price, and we know that her input definitely helped make that happen.
Hilary also helped us look for our new home in Marin County, and exposed us to neighborhoods we would otherwise never have thought to search in. (She also helped us realize which neighborhoods were and weren't the best fit for what we were seeking.) We've just closed on our new place thanks to Hilary's help, and she truly helped make the process less anxious than it otherwise would have been. We would most definitely refer her to anyone looking to sell or buy within SF or Marin! Thanks, Hilary!
I can't recommend her highly enough.
Hilary Davis is the best!!!! I can't believe how well she guided me through the difficult task of selling my house and moving. I can't recommend her highly enough.
Her in depth knowledge of Marin real estate, connections and smarts to guide us along…
Hilary is amazing! She worked very hard to find us the right home, using her in depth knowledge of Marin real estate, connections and smarts to guide us along. She spent a good deal of time helping us and always maintained excellent communication and follow through. She helped us make a thoughtful offer and close smoothly in ten days. I would recommend her to anyone!
She is definitely a hard worker
I recently worked with Hilary Davis to sell my townhouse in May 2015. She is by far the best realtor I've ever worked with, very responsive and hands on. My listing received great social media coverage, had a beautiful website, and gorgeous brochures with professional photographs. We received four bids (all over asking price) within a week of putting the listing on MLS.
She also helped me find the home I am in the process of purchasing. In this competitive market, I was prepared to have to bid on many houses before actually receiving an accepted offer. With Hillary's connections, experience, and skill, the first bid I submitted was accepted! I am truly grateful for everything she has done for me over the past couple of months. She is definitely a hard worker and will put as much effort into a "small" listing (like mine) as she would into a million dollar one! Highly recommended!
Honest and straight shooting Realtor.
I had the pleasure of working with Hilary Davis in the purchase of my Marin property. She is an absolute dynamo!!
Hilary is knowledgeable and a master at managing and smoothly orchestrating the process of buying and selling properties. I am beyond thrilled and satisfied with her capacity to be a proactive leader and strong communicator.
I loved working with Hilary and I will continue to speak highly of her and refer anyone in the market for a solid, honest and straight shooting realtor who without a doubt will get the job done.
Contact Hilary Davis of Marin Modern Real Estate at 415-235-3133 for your Marin County real estate needs.
Consumer Warning: When an Agent Says They Have a Buyer for Your Home
Several times a year (usually beginning in late winter or early Spring), we have homeowner clients contact us because they received an eye-catching letter in the mailing from a local real estate agent claiming, “I may have a buyer for your ...