Marin Real Estate Blog


I just listed a modern and stylish gallery atrium model Eichler home in San Rafael's Upper Lucas Valley Neighborhood. Located at 99 Pikes Peak Drive, San Rafael and open to the public for the first time this Sunday (3/23) from 1-4pm, this home is not to be missed!

Mid-Century Modern Sophistication

Prepare to fall in love with this stylish and rare 4 bedroom 2 bath 1989 square foot (per tax records) gallery atrium model Eichler home. The kitchen has been tastefully remodeled and has beautiful countertops, stainless steel appliances, an extra deep sink, gas cooktop, a wine fridge, and a bar area. Off of the kitchen is a large laundry room and butler’s pantry and a custom built office desk area near the dining room. Walls of glass surround the living

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Honda Smart Home USA! Honda what? Yes, Honda (the car manufacture) has teamed up with a local Davis Design Build firm, MAK Design Build an architect, contractor, lighting specialist and others to build a technologically advanced, sustainable and uber Green idea house in Davis, CA.


 The MAK Design Build Design Team, led by Anthony Anderson, supplied their expert interior design skills to the project. MAK was approached by Honda to work on this project in a design capacity only, which is a detour from their normal model, but the project sounded like a great opportunity to be a part of something new, different and special so they agreed.

MAK Design Build sourced the newest, most innovative materials for everything from cabinetry to

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2206 Oak Knoll Road, Novato CA is coming soon to the market.

Tucked gracefully and deep in an almost 1.5 acre corner lot, sits a warm and wonderful single story home awaiting new owners. This rare gem was hand built with thoughtfulness and integrity every inch of the way. Never before on the market.

Blooming wisteria and red tulips welcome you through a patio to a uniquely American front porch; large, open and comfortable.  A place to take in the cool breezes on a hot day, a spot to visit with family and friends. Dinner al coffee in the morning... the space is enchanting, the view quite beautiful, the possibilities...endless.


Enter into an immaculately maintained home to a very large living room complete with a wood burning

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Hidden in plain sight, just a couple of blocks from downtown San Anselmo lies Robson-Harrington Park. This jewel of a community park has an interesting history. Originally the home of Edwin K. Wood and his wife Marian, the main house was completed in 1906 with funds from Wood's successful business ventures in lumber and shipping. Woods and his wife lived there and were active members of the San Anselmo community until he died in 1917 at the age of 77. Marian passed away in 1922, and in 1923 the family sold the estate to Kernan and Geraldine Robson for $18,500. The Robsons expanded the original house and added the brick and stone walls that surround the estate, using brick from the rubble of the San Francisco earthquake. Robson died in 1956 and his

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Have you ever had the experience of discovering a great new place, delighted that it exists, and then go back anticipating another wonderful time, only to find it closed?  You ask yourself, “How long has it been since I last went?”  You tell yourself, “I should have come again sooner… It was special…  I’m really bummed that they closed.” 

Did you know that at least 30% of small businesses fail?  Marketing is the biggest hurdle for a small business to overcome, getting enough folks to know they exist, to try their services and develop a trusted ongoing relationship.  The very best thing we can do to support a brilliant and courageous endeavor when we come across one is to both patronize them ourselves, and to tell everyone!  I know the temptation is

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I had the pleasure of representing the sellers of this home with dazzling water and bridge views... and on a clear day, San Francisco, from the exquisitely remodeled custom kitchen and family room. Extensively remodeled several years ago, this single-level Peacock Gap home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a guest bathroom, an oversized 2-car attached garage with built-in cabinets for storage, a level fenced yard with separate vegetable garden. This is the ideal home for someone who loves to cook and entertain.


Golf, sailing, biking, hiking, tennis, swimming.....just minutes away!  Peacock Gap Golf Club just completed a major renovation, sail or fish out of the Loch Lomond Marina, China Camp State Park has some of the best biking,

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Very cool, Mid-Century Modern office building in the heart of Gerstle Park in San Rafael.  Located around the corner from Muffin Mania, this stand-alone office space with 6 on-site parking spaces is a hidden jewel and a great investment property.  There is also a separate storage building.

storage_160_01 This is the ideal investment property for my clients who are very busy professionals yet want to earn a return on their money and have a long term investment that will appreciate.  Sold for $579,200

Janis Peterson, or 415-271-3109

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2402 Vista Del Mar, Tiburon 94920 - Snatched up by Happy Buyers!


It is very clear - We are in a sellers market but sometimes we find a pocket with specific properties that create a more even playing field and favor the buyer as well as the seller. I believe that pocket occurs when a new listing is perceived as being overpriced and doesn't get snatched up immediately.

Most realtors and sellers quickly realize in the current market atmosphere when their property is over priced. Such may have been the case with 2402 Vista Del Mar, Tiburon CA 94920.

The buyer's pocket, or magical moment in the life of a listing, is created when the price is reduced and lasts until that next public open house. As a realtor we try to get our clients

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Just Listed: 815 Appleberry Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903


Offered at: $785,000 Open house   Sat. & Sun. 1-4 pm (March 15th & 16th)

Exquisite Japanese style landscaping graces this Lucas Valley/Marinwood 4 bedroom 2 bath Eichler home. Enter through an atrium featuring a pond with waterfall into an eclectic mix where Art Deco meets mid-century modern styles creating a relaxing retreat with a gorgeous large pool and outdoor entertaining area.

This Eichler features:

  • Foam roof
  • Working radiant heat
  • Updated boiler
  • Large pool
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Dining area
  • Laundry room
  • 2 car garage with roll up doors
  • Dixie School District
  • Near Marin Waldorf School
  • Excellent commute location
  • 4 bedrooms (2 currently adjoined as a suite)
  • 2 baths

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