There are 6 blog entries for December 2010.
Sunday, December 26th, 2010 at 5:34pm. 708 Views, 0 Comments.
With the holidays upon us and so much to be thankful for, we wanted to acknowledge all of the hard work and contributions of our dedicated Marin Modern & San Francisco Modern Real Estate Agents.
Last year we recognized our tech savvy team by buying each of our agents a Flip Video Camera which enabled them to better connect with clients (especially buyer clients relocating to Marin). This year we decided to give our agents the gift of education which will further enhance their ability to service their buyer and seller clients.
This year each of our Marin Modern & San Francisco Modern Agents are receiving supplemental luxury home marketing training and education "on the house" thru The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. This group is the premier…
Sunday, December 19th, 2010 at 12:34pm. 1340 Views, 0 Comments.
Financing for floating homes is not within my usual bailiwick, however numerous inquiries pushed me to do some research and I thought I'd post some information on this topic for those in need.
Even in past years when home financing was far more liberal, credit for purchasing a floating home was difficult to find. In today's challenged lending environment, non-mainstream loans have largely vanished and I was able to find only one lender offering financing for floating homes in the Bay Area: Financial Benefits Credit Union (FBCU). With just one player in the market, loan offerings are understandably limited and borrowers are likely to find themselves relegated to either a 7-year fixed or a 7-year adjustable loan. Both loans are based…
Thursday, December 16th, 2010 at 7:07am. 804 Views, 0 Comments.
I'm pleased to announce that Realtor Catherine Cook MacRae has joined the Marin Modern Real Estate Team.
Cathy’s career in real estate started in 1989 when she worked for Hillman Properties West Development Company, helping with the strategic development of shopping centers in the Western U.S. She specialized in amending CC&Rs and assisting land owners with conversion to alternate development plans.
Upon moving to Marin County with her family in the late 1990s, she started working for Coldwell Banker in a marketing capacity and became a licensed Realtor in 1998. For the last 10+ years she has focused on residential real estate sales with an emphasis on assisting clients with relocation both nationally and internationally, with clients moving…
Friday, December 3rd, 2010 at 7:24am. 1720 Views, 0 Comments.
I'm pleased to announce that my mid-century modern Eichler listing located at 10 Mount McKinley in San Rafael just closed escrow today for $825,000. This represents my 12th Eichler home sold this year and my 18th home sold in San Rafael for 2010 (making me the #1 agent for both sold Eichler homes in Marin County as well as the #1 agent for closed transactions in San Rafael in 2010).
I enjoyed working on the sale of 10 Mt McKinley which was a well-maintained, double-A-frame Eichler in Lucas Valley with many of its original details and features still intact. This property featured 5 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, new paint, new flooring, newer roof and updated appliances. Located in San Rafael's Dixie School District.
Contact me if I can assist you…
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 11:04am. 1411 Views, 0 Comments.
While there is certainly an abundance (arguably, too many) of real estate blogs in Marin County, our Modern Blog offers a depth and balance of interesting, highly relevant and informative topics that I’ve yet to see in any other. Admittedly, I am biased as a regular contributor of the Marin Modern Real Estate blog but I do read an array of other blogs specific to Marin County Real Estate on a weekly basis.
We are a highly experienced and technology savvy group of sales professionals, each with a successful track record of closed transactions who bring a sophisticated and unique perspective to the current landscape of real estate in Marin. This isn’t the only reason our blog is different, always relevant and consistently provides information about…
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:17am. 2200 Views, 2 Comments.
As you may know, I've previously designed and published an Eichler Homes Calendar which includes fantastic photos of mid-century modern Eichler homes in the San Francisco Bay Area. This year is no different and I just put the finishing touches on the 2011 Eichler Homes Calendar which features a diverse collection of Eichler Homes in Marin County, California.
Importantly, this calendar is not for sale but is something I design, print, and mail at my own expense to local Eichler homeowners and personal clients. While demand always exceeds supply for this calendar, I did want to let you know that I printed some extra calendars this year that Eichler fans can actually WIN by simply "liking" us on Facebook!