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Japan loves Mid-Century Modern Homes

I was excited to participate in a recent interview with ENGINE Magazine, a high-end Japanese publication (published monthly in Japan) which caters primarily to a men's audience interested in fashion, style, automobiles, and more.    As a point of reference, the magazine is reminiscent of GQ or Esquire magazine in the United States.

Engine Magazine:  Eichler Homes & More

The October 2008 issue of ENGINE Magazine featured an article on mid-century modern homes in the United States.    The article discussed the availability (and relative affordability) of these home throughout the United States, with a particular focus on modernist homes in California.   

Of particular interest to the publication was the wide availability...

Mid-Century Novato Home - Just Sold by Renee Adelmann

I just represented the buyers for this quaint mid-century home in Novato which is conveniently located near schools, shopping, and public transportation.     Built in 1961, this comfortable and well-preserved 1,500 square foot home is located on a well-manicured 7,700 sq ft lot and features:
  • 3 Bedrooms (one of which is a large master suite),
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Spacious garage with storage
  • Fenced yard offering both privacy and relaxation
This home represented an excellent value for my clients and offers wonderful upside potential. At the time of sale, the popular real estate website Zillow provided a "Zestimate" for this home of $580,000 and I enjoyed working hard with my buyer clients to secure this home for $455k.  The property address of the home is 660 Sunset Parkway, Novato, CA 94947.


Tiburon Home with Bridge & Water Views - Just Sold

This contemporary home on a hill in Tiburon, California was a great buy for my clients.  This 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with 2 fireplaces and 2 living areas completed their dreams.  I represented the buyers in the transaction and the sale price was $2.3 million.

96 Sugarloaf Dr., Tiburon

Located on a sunny hill top in Tiburon with fabulous views and close to downtown Tiburon offering convenient access to  restaurants, shops and the ferry to San Francisco.

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for assistance with your Marin County real estate needs.  I would welcome the opportuntiy to assist you in the purchase or sale of your home in Tiburon or anywhere else in Marin County, California...

Hamilton Park Condo - Bank Owned - Just Sold!

I just sold this stylish 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath Hamilton Park Townhome on a sunny corner lot.  Home has 2 master suites plus a den on top level, a nice patio off of the dining area for summer entertaining and an open kitchen to living space.  I represented the buyer in this transaction.   We were able to secure this property within 48 hours of going on the market.  Sold for $469,900

59 Arnold Drive, Novato

Located in the desirable Hamilton Field Area of Novato, this townhome offers convenient access to transportation, shopping and open...

Yasmin Furniture offers special discount for Marin Modern Clients & Friends

We wanted to let our visitors know that Yasmin Furniture, a boutique furniture and design store in San Rafael that specializes in modern and contemporary furnishings, has gracious extended special pricing to Marin Modern Real Estate clients and friends.

Yasmin Furniture Sale - 30% off Sale Prices!

Yasmin carries a variety of modernist furniture including sofas, chairs, rugs, lighting and more.    Yasmin Furniture is closing their San Rafael store within the next several weeks and all items in stock are currently on sale.    

Marin Modern clients and visitors can receive an additional 30% discount off of current sale prices by simply mentioning to a store sales associate that you are a client or friend of Marin Modern...

Marin Civic Center Lagoon Park Playground Gets a Makeover

marin civic center lagoon park play area
Families and visitors to Marin County just got another reason to visit the The Marin Civic Center in San Rafael which was designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright.    Built in 1957, the Marin Civic Center has always been a popular destination for architectural enthusiasts interested in seeing Frank Lloyd Wright's 770th commission, which would be his last.    Fortunately, the spirit and vision of Frank Loyd Wright still lives on with a number of recent upgrades to the grounds surrounding the civic center.

Kids Playground at the Marin Civic Center

Surrounding the famous Marin Civic Center is a 20 acre informal park known as the Civic Center Lagoon Park.    The park features an 11 acre...

Dixie School District Eichler home

If you are looking for good schools and a mid-century modern home with "good bones" and lots of potential, be sure to check out my new Eichler home listing located in San Rafael's Dixie School District.   

371 Devon Dr, San Rafael CA 94903

This Jones + Emmons designed Eichler property is located in Terra Linda Valley and offers convenient access to top-rated Marin schools, shopping at the soon to be updated Northgate Mall in San Rafael, and excellent proximity to public transportation.     Property features of 371 Devon Drive include:
  • 4 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms,
  • Classic post-and-beam construction featuring high ceilings and walls of glass throughout,...