Bay Area California Real Estate Blog and News

Marin County Fair Goes Green

Billing itself as the "greenest county fair on earth", organizers of the Marin County Fair hope to draw attendees from across the San Francisco Bay Area to this week's 4th of July celebration in San Rafael, California.

The 63rd Marin County Fair, which will be held at the Marin Civic Center Fairgrounds (located directly across from the famous civic center designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright), will feature a variety of family-friendly events with a strong "green" and eco-friendly theme which includes:

  • Progressive Keynote speakers including environmental lifestyle expert Danny Seo as well as Martin Eberhard, Founder and Former CEO of Tesla Motors
  • Green Auto Show featuring vehicles that utilize the latest alternative fuels and technology including hybrid, electric, compressed natural gas, plug-in hybrid, high MPG gasoline, ethanol and biodiesel
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Free Energy Audit for Marin Homeowners - Request Yours Today!

Marin County homeowners can request a no-cost energy audit of their home while also helping a Bay Area not-for-profit organization committed to youth job development.

California Youth Energy Service Program

The Berkley-based Rising Sun Energy organization is offering free home energy audits to Marin County residents thru its California Youth Energy Service (CYES) Program.    This program employs professional Energy Specialists, age 15-22, who will come to your home and:

  • Conduct an audit of your energy consumption at home,
  • Provide suggestions and ideas for improving the energy efficiency of your home,
  • Offer actionable tips for reducing your consumption of electricity, gas,  and water,

Marin County homeowners and renters in North, Central, and South Marin can request a free energy audit this summer by contacting one of the two California Youth Energy Service offices in Marin County:  ...

First Open House - East Bay Mid-Century Modern!

mid-century modern home listed by san francisco modern real estate

Don't miss the first public open house for this fabulous 4 bedroom mid-century modern, Eichler-style home located in Fremont California (East Bay Modern Real Estate) which is listed by Renee Adelmann.

Attractively priced at $668,000, this architectural home in the San Francisco East Bay should not be missed by anyone looking for affordable mid-century modern real estate in the Bay Area that offers convenient access to Silicon Valley, the South Bay, the Peninsula and San Francisco.     

4992 Valpey Park, Fremont - Open House

The first public open house will be held this Sunday, June 29th from 1-4pm.     The property address is 4992 Valpey Park...

David Zylinski joins Marin / San Francisco Modern Real Estate

We are pleased to announce that David Zylinski, a Bay Area native and 16-year veteran in the San Francisco real estate industry, has joined Marin Modern Real Estate.

David joins our team during of period of exciting double-digit growth (for both transaction volume and sales volume) which is something we are extremely proud of, especially in light of the overall softening of the residential real estate market on both a local and national level.

David’s extensive background and proven success in the city of San Francisco will enhance our ability to service our home buying clients in Marin County that must list and sell their San Francisco home and desire top-notch, high-touch representation, as well as other clients that are interested in ...

New Feature! Keyword Search Marin MLS Listings

We just added a cool new feature to the Marin Modern website which enables users to search current active listings in Marin County utilizing "Keywords".  This new feature expands on our current search capabilities which includes the ability to find homes for sale in Marin County based on town, street address, MLS #, and map-based search criteria..   

Utilizing Keyword Search to Find Marin Listings

How does this new feature work?    As a web savvy consumer, you are obviously well-versed in utilizing popular search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN to find what you are looking for on the internet.      Similar to utilizing a search engine to search on "keywords" to find content of...

East Bay Modern - Coming Soon!

Enthusiasts of mid-century modern residential architecture in the San Francisco Bay Area should not miss our new listing in the East Bay.     Located in Fremont California and providing convenient access to Silicon Valley, South Bay, East Bay, and San Francisco, this home serves as an amazing example of the mid-century modern design aesthetic with tasteful updates for todays discriminating home buyers.

Mid-Century Modern Home in Fremont

This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom modernist home in Fremont is currently being prepared for sale and has not yet hit the MLS.   You can request additional information regarding this very special listing by contacting Renee Adelmann, the listing agent for this home at 415-342-4537, or ...

National Building Museum Article on Selling Modernism

We recently participated in a wonderful panel discussion on selling architectural real estate which resulted in an article that just appeared in Blueprints Magazine, a quarterly publication of the National Building Museum.

Selling Modernism: 3 Agents' Perspectives

The article was the result of interviews with top real estate agents for modern homes throughout the country, including:

Renee Adelmann (Marin County / San Francisco, California)
Vikas Wadhwa (Chicago, Illinois)
Brian Linder (Beverly Hills, California)

Discussion topics included stories about recently marketed / sold properties, advice for today's architects interested in creating "marketable modernism", challenges and ideas for promoting modern listings, and the growing interest in green design and eco-friendly residential architecture.   We were very happy...