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92 Bahama Reef, Novato CA 94945 - Found New Owners!

92 Bahama Reef, Novato CA 94945 - Found New Owners!

Sometimes the house you end up buying is not the house you were looking for when you started your search. Often the city you buy that house in wasn't even part of your original plans.


Which is one of the reasons I urge my clients to take their time and not rush the process. Buying a home truly is a process and is vastly different for each client.  My clients have been living in SF for 6 years in a one-bedroom condo and when I started working with them weren't really convinced that they even wanted to move to Marin (the burbs) and leave the excitement of the city.

How do you know which city you want to live in? What neighborhood? Is walking to get coffee in your top...

Just Listed Cool Modern Condo at 4 Commodore Emeryville



This very cool modernized 1/1 condo has new flooring, kitchen counters, stainless appliances and paint throughout. Enclosed patio provides sun room/office with courtyard view. Large pool just down stairs. Super easy SF commute, minutes to BART on free Emery Go Round!  4 Commodore #D334  Located at Watergate Recreational Community on Emeryville Penisula with fabulous views of the Bay, San Francisco and Marin....

1340 8th St Berkeley - Just Sold!


Bravo to my first time home buyer!  This fantastic modern home is located in the Gilman area in Berkeley. The house, three bedrooms & two bathrooms in main structure and a studio with a full bathroom, is extensively renovated and finely tuned.  This family will enjoy all the things the area can offer: The Whole Food Market, REI, great restaurants and coffee shops!  They are all in walking distance.

If you are looking for a home in Berkeley, please contact me! 


761 Montecillo Road - The Ultimate Eichler Home for sale


I just listed an amazing Eichler home in San Rafael which absolutely personifies California Modern design and the best of indoor / outdoor living. 

Located at 761 Montecillo Rd, San Rafael, this 4BR / 2 BA Eichler home has been extensively upgraded yet still maintains much of it's original charm and detail including original globe lights, a large exposed cinder block wood burning fireplace, mahogany walls, and original closet doors.  Upgrades to this magnificent home include:

  • Upgraded Kitchen which features custom concrete counters with built in drain board, deep stainless steel sink, modern lighting, a Viking cooktop and oven,  and a Subzero fridge.
  • ...

415 Sylvia Way, Green Oaks Condo for Sale

Green Oaks condo for sale in San Rafael. Listed by Marin Modern Real Estate. 

I wanted to let our clients and friends know that I have an upcoming condo listing in the Green Oaks development located in San Rafael's Terra Linda neighborhood.

Located at 415 Sylvia Way, this desirable end unit condo features:
- 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths (1,288 sq ft per tax records)
- Updated kitchen with Quartzstone counters, gas cooktop, center island and stainless steel appliances
- Remodeled bathrooms
- Hardwood flooring and newer carpeting upstairs
- New paint with designer colors
- Private outdoor space for relaxing and entertaining
- Located in the desirable Dixie...

1717 Novato Blvd. #14 Novato, CA 94947: SOLD!

1717 Novato Blvd. #14 Novato, CA 94947: SOLD!


I prepared, had professionally photographed, marketed and sold this beautiful Novato town-house quickly and for over asking.

My seller had a stylish unit to begin with and took my advice with a few preparations which really made the home shine. We received 4 offers, all over asking and closed at $460,000 ($15,000 over!)

This hip loft style unit is tucked into a sweet spot in the complex which offers privacy...

370 Larkspur Plaza, Larkspur CA 94939: SOLD!

370 Larkspur Plaza, Larkspur CA 94939: SOLD!


I'm excited to announce that another one of my fabulous Buyer clients has secured a piece of Marin! Set near quaint downtown Larkspur, Larkspur Isle Complex offers quick access to San Francisco, Mt. Tam, downtown Larkspur, miles of bike path and is complete with a sparkling pool! The unit, 2 bed 2 full baths, is located in a fantastic school district home to Redwood High...

22 Mount Muir - Just Sold!



Sold for $987,500

Staging is a must!  I assisted my sellers in getting the best price for their fabulous Upper Lucas Valley home.This...

1404 Buchanan St. Novato, CA 94947: SOLD!

1404 Buchanan St. Novato, CA 94947: SOLD!


I'm thrilled to have helped another Buyer client find, secure and close on a fabulous Novato home. Set on a large level lot in the Presidents Neighborhood, this 4 bedroom 2 bath home has new owners.  The gleaming hardwood floors and fresh paint make a clean backdrop for my buyers to personalize.

In this highly competitive market we were lucky to be able to make a pre-emptive offer, get accepted open escrow and 30 days later close! We held tight to our timelines and after a few rounds of negotiating, I was able to get my Buyers a very...

SMART Train - It's Coming!

SMART Train - It's Coming


The long awaited, exhaustingly debated and much anticipated SMART train is really, really, really coming! There was a recent siting of the one of 7 trains ordered from an Illinois company with a test run in Cotati.


First phase will connect Santa Rose to San Rafael with second phase going further north to Cotati and south of San Rafael to the Larkspur landing area.