Bay Area California Real Estate Blog and News

15 Dowitcher Way in San Rafael - Sold!


I had the pleasure of representing the buyers of 15 Dowitcher Way located in Baypoint Lagoon in San Rafael. After spending several winters in San Francisco to be near their adult children and grandchildren, Barbara and John decided it was time to sell their family home in Massachusetts and move West.

15 Dowitcher Way offers the perfect lifestyle with stunning views of the water surrounded by the natural habitat and the peace and tranquility that comes with this end unit location. It truly feels like you're on vacation every day.

This contemporary beauty features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, vaulted ceilings, an east facing master suite with...

200 2nd Street #210, Oakland - Just Listed!




Live in sophisticated urban luxury in this immaculately maintained, light-filled one bedroom condo in the heart of the Jack London/Waterfront District of Oakland!

With 759 square feet (per tax records) of efficient living space, the unit features a pristine, designer Studio Becker kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, a gas range...

Just Sold Sausalito Floating Home!


My client is thrilled to be the new owner of this beautifully remodeled Sausalito floating home, which sold off-market with multiple offers. Three Bedrooms, Two full bathrooms, and all the comforts you'd expect on dry land! If you're attracted to the world of floating homes, give me a call and we'll explore the options of this unique and alluring lifestyle!

Fred Anlyan, Broker Associate, Marin Modern Real Estate


CA BRE 01336593


Getting Ready to Sell Your Home?

If you are considering selling your home, here are a few tips to make the process run more smoothly:

1. Pick a Realtor who will manage the home preparation process for you. Hopefully, they will provide you a production calendar of events to help you stay focused and organized.

?2. Have your home pre-inspected. Any issue that hasn’t been disclosed up front is fair game; a Buyer may request a credit back or price reduction. If you do nothing else, this is one action item that could save you thousands of dollars.

?3. Go to the planning office and look at your file. Was any work done without permits? Clear those up in advance or discuss with your Realtor.

?4. When cleaning out the garage, remove old paint and other toxic materials. Arrange to have those items taken to Marin Household Hazardous Waste Facility on 535 Jacoby Street. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 8:00am until 3:30pm....

Why 2016 is a Great Time for Real Estate


3689 Lily Street, Oakland - Just Sold






Congratulations to our first-time buyers that just closed escrow on their great new home at 3689 Lily Street in Oakland for $805,000!


415 Victoria San Franciso CA 94312 Has a New Owner

415 Victoria San Francisco CA 94312 Has a New Owner


415 Victoria is a home that has received love and attention from it's owners for 38 years. They purchased it in 1979 for $63,000 on loans and goodwill. It was a mere one story 900 square foot shack and over their ownership transformed it into a spectacular and spacious view home with a 3rd level master suite and multiple outdoor spaces to enjoy the panoramic views.

I rarely see this level of attention and detail from a seller client. Not only was the hosue in excellent condition when they hired us to help...

201 4th Street #507, Oakland - Just Listed




Jack London Square

Unit #507 is hip, sophisticated, and ready to move in! This stunning, light-filled unit features an open layout, high ceilings and industrial finishes throughout.

With a fresh coat of modern paint and updated carpet in the bedroom, you’re all set to start enjoying life in Jack London Square. The unit is an open 924 square...

3951 Oakmore Road, Oakland - Just Sold!






Congratulations to our buyers that just closed escrow on this stunning tudor in Oakland's beautiful Oakmore neighborhood for $1,225,000!


Using Color In Your Home ..Spring 2016!

Spring is just around the corner and people are feeling adventurous, bright, happy and ready to get moving again!  Many home designers are translating that by using bold colors balanced by softer tones that translate into vibrant yet calming rooms in homes!

You have and you love your white walls?  That's ok, just use some bold colors and patterns to give it a very lively personality.  Pick just a few colors and by adding it into some pillows and/or chair cushions, maybe some artwork, candles and fresh flowers that match, you will make everyone who walks into the room smile!  Here's some examples of using some bold colors against the white walls: