Marin Real Estate Blog

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 buying a

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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 interest, this feature enables you to enter keywords that are

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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 contacting us directly.  

In the

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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

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The biannual San Francisco art deco and modernism show, a wonderful Bay Area Event that is produced by one of our past clients,  will be coming to the bay area June 7-8, 2008.   

Weekend By-The-Bay Modernism Exhibition

This San Francisco event attracts art deco, streamline moderne, and mid-century modern enthusiasts from around the United States.     On hand will be over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest collectibles, furniture, art, pottery, jewelry, and vintage clothing from the 1900s-1980s.      Additionally, attendees will have an opportunity to attend an architectural tour of San Francisco sponsored by the Art Deco Society of California, enjoy a swing dancing demonstration, and attend a vintage fashion show.   Event and venue details are as

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Do-it-yourselfer's or anyone else looking for ideas for rennovating or updating their home in Marin County should attend the upcoming Marin County Home Show slated for June 7 - June 8, 2008.

32nd Annual Marin Homes Show + Jazz Fest

More than 350 home and garden vendor and displays are expected at this years home improvement expo.    This is wonderful event for all of your home projects, whether you are interested in a remodel, restoration, updating, 'going green', or landscaping project.        

Come meet local home and garden improvement companies and get ideas from the professionals that service Marin County.       Show details are as follows:

What: Marin Homes Show & Benefit Jazz Fest

When:  Saturday, June 7 (10am-7pm); Sunday, june 8

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San Francisco Bay Area Modernist should not miss the “Birth of Cool” show which is currently being held at the Oakland Museum of California.           This Bay Area event is a must see for those fans of everything mid-century modern!  

Whether you have a passion for mid-century designs by Ray & Charles Eames, Verner Panton, Harry Bertoia, Hans Wegner, or are a fan of residential architecture by the likes of Richard Neutra, Claude Oakland, A. Quincy Jones, Pierre Koenig, Craig Ellwood, Warren Callister, and Raphael Soriano, you should not miss this Bay Area event which will be open to the public for the next 4 months.

Birth of Cool Show in Oakland,  CA

This special event featuring the best of mid-century modern art, architecture , design, and…
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924 Greenhill Road, Mill Valley home for sale by marin modern real estate
We are pleased to present our latest mid-century modern listing in Marin County! Built in 1949,  this wonderful single-family home has a number of tasteful updates that make this conveniently located (yet private) Mill Valley home a must-see for Marin home buyers!

924 Greenhill Road, Mill Valley

Fabulous 3 Bedroom / 1 Bath home located on a very private, sunny, and flat lot on Homestead Ridge.    Manicured lush gardens surround this Mill Valley home which features the best of indoor-outdoor living.    

Spacious, open floorplan makes this updated mid-century modern home ideal for entertaining. Large deck off of living room has hot tub & partial view of Mt. Tamalpias & Horse Hill. Huge garden, 2nd patio & pond. Large garage with bonus storage

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Mill Valley home buyers should mark their calendars for this Sunday (4/27) since we will be hosting the first open house for our new listing at 144 Richardson Drive in Mill Valley! (MLS # 20812542)

Contemporary Mill Valley Home

Light-filled 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom home with an open and spacious floor plan.   Beautiful hardwood floors, updated bathrooms, and a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

Gracious outdoor living featuring a huge yard with beautiful landscaping, 2 decks, and Endless Pool®.   Very private and serene space for both relaxing and entertaining.  
Peek-a-boo views of the Bay and San Francisco.

Centrally Located Mill Valley Property

Located in the desirable Strawberry Point neighborhood of Mill Valley, this home

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Kudos to GoSolarMarin and a small idea that blossomed into something big.  GoSolarMarin, the brainchild of San Rafael resident Lisa Max, began as one family’s desire to find an affordable source of solar power and has become a successful grassroots movement bringing a countywide discount for solar power to Marin County. A lot of effort went in to the program, with the final result being that participating Marin residents are able to purchase solar power at $7.94 as opposed to the $9.32 previously available to the general public.

The initial phase of the enterprise is coming to an energy-saving end with more than 100 photovoltaic systems scheduled for installation here in Marin, which translates to an environmental impact of removing over 300 tons of…
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