February 2019

Found 4 blog entries for February 2019.

927 Idylberry Rd. San Rafael, CA 94903: JUST LISTED Open Sunday Feb. 24, 2019

Be prepared to fall in love with this home, as it is the perfect blend of pristine original Eichler, custom Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Usonian element built-ins and a modern-day remodel. The kitchen features gorgeous quartz style slab counters and all new appliances while maintaining original layout, cabinets and lighting. Both baths are tastefully remodeled and flooded with natural light. Your feet will love the warmth from the radiant heat (copper pipe) on the unique new Sono flooring throughout the common areas and new carpet in all 4 bedrooms.

Original mahogany panel walls are in pristine condition and all non-paneled walls are freshly painted in a warm white

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2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers | MyKCM

Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their houses for sale. However, the truth is that buyers who were unable to find a home last year are out in force, and there are even more coming!

NerdWallet’s 2018 Home Buyer Report revealed that:

“Approximately one-third (32%) of Americans plan to purchase a home in the next five years. Millennials are most likely to have such a purchase in their five-year plan (49%), versus 35% of Generation X and 17% of baby boomers.”

As we can see, buyers are optimistic! According to the report, here are the top reasons Americans plan to buy:

2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers | MyKCM

The most common reason Americans prioritize buying is that they believe it’s a

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Green Eco Home Improvements

The new year usually brings resolution about cutting spending. Consider including home energy efficiency upgrades – a decision that will save money and increase your comfort for as long as you live in your house – among your 2019 resolutions. Here are three ways to get started:

  1.      Energy Audit. Energy auditors test your house to see where you’re losing the most energy and recommend upgrades to improve energy savings and comfort.

  2.      Budget and plan. Prioritize your projects and start with those that bring the greatest saving.

  3.      Quick fixes. Do simple DIY projects – installing LED bulbs, caulking, and weather stripping – that bring immediate savings.

Ary Assadi
Marin Modern Real Estate
415-216-5653
Ary@MarinModern.com

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The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale | MyKCM

One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house.

Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up, has gained popularity with her new Netflix series. She gives some great tips for sorting through years of accumulated possessions that we all collect in our homes.

“The KonMari Method™ encourages tidying by category – not by location – beginning with clothes, then moving on to books, papers, komono (miscellaneous items), and, finally, sentimental items. Keep only those things that speak to the heart, and discard items that no longer spark joy.

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