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Hilary Davis is a Marin County native and experienced Realtor serving the needs of home buyers and sellers throughout Marin County, California.  

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Fantastic Location: 1404 Buchanan St. Novato, CA 94947

Located in the desirable Presidents neighborhood, this home feeds to top-rated Rancho Elementary School and has quick access to highway 101. This lot is level and private featuring fruit trees, garden beds, patio, grassy area and a storage shed. The 2-car garage features extra storage areas, laundry hook-ups and sealed garage floor. The furnace, A/C and water heater are newish and keep the home comfortable throughout the year. It’s not often you can find a home so tastefully upgraded with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths an area for a home office in impeccable condition...run don’t walk! Check out the coming soon website for more photos and open house information.

Upgrades galore

This immaculate 4

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Marinwood Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast with Bunny: April 15 @ 10 am

This Saturday April 15 at 10 am The Las Gallinas Lion’s Club will host the 38th annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is a free event with breakfast to purchase. The kids line up at the edge of the grass and when the horn blows they race off to find the hidden eggs. Pay ahead on line $6 adults, $4 child or day of $7 adults, $5 child. Click here for more information.

Marinwood Park is off Lucas Valley Road on Miller Creek and has a lot to offer: community center, swimming pool, playground, bbq area and tennis courts plus a creek for water play.

Considering a move to Marin, make sure you check out Marinwood. I am a local and would love to show you around. Curious about your home

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New Homes for under $500,000: Just Sold 

Just 50 minutes North East of Marin, one can buy a brand-new home for under $500,000. Yes, it’s true, I just helped my Buyer clients close on a gorgeous 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home with tons of upgrades for $475,302. I have been bringing buyers to Vacaville for over 15 years as a budget conscious alternative and investor option to Marin County.

As fate had it, my buyer took a new job in Solano County and buying a new home for the same price as a 40-year-old condo in Novato was an easy decision. The home is located at The Vanden Ranch Community on Leisure Town Road. The process was made easy by the Meritage Builder sales team and in house lender.

If you are wanting new construction and have a limited

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Don’t miss two great events at Marinwood Community Center, 775 Miller Creek Road, San Rafael 94903 (just off Lucas Valley Road)

1: Homebrew Happy Hour! February 10, 2017 6-9 PM

The home brew beer fest is a first at the center and should be really fun. You have an opportunity to taste from local brewers and learn about what it takes to make a perfect brew at home. In addition to beer sampling, there will be live music and free childcare. So, come on down tonight and check it out.

$10 at the door (includes all tastings) and free childcare.

2: Raise a glass Winter Wine Tasting: February 25, 2017 2-5 PM

Mark your calendar for February 25th from 2- 5pm for an afternoon of wine tasting featuring a handful of Sonoma County Wineries. This is a

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Christmas Tree Disposal in Marin County:

Marin County does a great job on recycling Christmas trees. Most of the sanitary districts will pick up your tree from the curb on green can pick-up days. There are a few rules like cutting the tree down if it’s over 5 or 6 feet and no flocked trees. Of course, remember to take off all the ornaments, lights and stands. If curbside does not work for you, all Marin County Fire Department stations (through January 21), have an area where you can drop off your tree. Click here for detailed information.

Want to help fund a safe grad night? There is a tree drop fundraiser going on as part of the San Marin High School Safe Grad Fundraiser. A suggested $5 donation ($15 for a flocked tree) at the San Marin High

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940 W. California Ave. CA 94941: SOLD!

Congratulations to my Seller clients for hanging in there on a long escrow. Their fantastic lot in Mill Valley’s Marin Terrace neighborhood (940 West California Ave) has closed!

I’m excited for the new owners as their creative vision will soon be realized. This view lot sits amongst million dollar + homes and is close to San Francisco, downtown Mill Valley, open space and the beach. The up-sloping lot allows for gorgeous views of hills, open sky and possibly views of the Bay. I hope I get a chance to walk through the finished home soon.

Hilary Davis, REALTOR (415)235-3133Hilary@marinmodern.com

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Another happy Buyer Client! 80 Roundtree Blvd. San Rafael, CA 94903: SOLD!

Helping clients find the perfect new home is a joy I never tire from. I had the recent pleasure of helping my buyer client search for, find and close on a beautiful new home in a difficult buyers’ market. It took several offers and much persistence, but in the end the property my client closed on was exactly what we were looking for-single story, Dixie School district and in Marinwood.

Over the years I have done many real estate transactions in Marinwood and like this one, in the Roundtree Complex. This area of San Rafael is appealing because of the award-winning school district, proximity to open space, fantastic weather, affordability and easy access for commuting (just

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16 D Oliva Dr. Novato CA 94947: SOLD!sold16-oliva-dr_hilary_davis_500

What a pleasure it was to help my Seller clients prepare and sell their condo. With my seller on board, I got the unit properly prepared, staged, professionally photographed and on the market in record time. This was important to them as they had an out of town job offer and had to act fast. The unit showed beautifully and received multiple offers and sold quickly with an all cash offer.

I was not surprised as the location is fantastic and the views beautiful plus it's a desirable 2 bedroom 1.5 bath end unit in the Parkhaven Complex.

If you, or someone you know, is thinking about selling please have them call me for a no obligation free consultation. Doing things right pre-sale will make all the difference

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WHAT: Marin Waldorf Children's Faire:

WHEN: Today Sunday Oct. 9th 10-4 pm

WHERE: 755 Idylberry Rd. San Rafael CA 94903

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Looking for something to do with your young child today? Waldorf School in San Rafael is hosting their annual children's faire from 10-4!

You will find good old fashioned fun and games and delicious food scattered throughout our gorgeous campus. Wandering minstrels, knights quest, heroes journey, cake walk, craft making and more!

There is no entrance fee but bring some cash for tickets and food!

Waldorf School is located in Marinwood just off Lucas Valley Road an area that has become very popular for home buyers, especially families moving from San Francisco. Contact me if you'd like to know more about the area,

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16D Oliva Dr. Novato, CA 94947: JUST LISTED & Open SUNDAY 1-4pm $420,000

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Coveted 2 story Townhome in beautiful Location. Welcome home!

Want to relax by a quintessential Marin hillside with meandering deer and majestic Oaks? Look no further as this beautifully situated townhome, in the desirable Parkhaven Community, is in move-in ready condition. Enter through an enclosed private patio, perfect for outdoor entertaining and enjoyment, to an open concept living and dining room featuring new carpet and sun drenching widows. The kitchen is good sized, updated and has convenient in-unit laundry. The main level is complete with a half bath, storage space and formal entrance.

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Up a newly carpeted sunlit stairway, you'll find two bedrooms and a

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