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Joseph Eichler homes in Marin County including Eichler properties in Lucas Valley, Terra Linda, Marinwood, San Anselmo and Mill Valley, California.

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Discriminating Marin home buyers looking for an incredible, modern home in a fabulous neighborhood and school district should be excited about my upcoming listing located at 26 Oak Mountain Court.

Designed by famed architect Claude Oakland, this mid-century home  has been extensively remodeled, expanded, and transformed into a hip and ultra-modern home which offers the best of indoor / outdoor living in Marin County.

This unique 4 bedroom architectural property in Lucas Valley has been a featured property on the San Francisco Bay Area's American Institute of Architects (AIA) home tour and will be available for purchase within the next few weeks!  In advance of the property hitting the market, I wanted to provide Marin Modern clients and friends

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I listed and just sold 104 Golden Hinde Blvd in San Rafael, an atrium model Eichler home located in Terra Linda Valley.    The property received multiple offers before the first Sunday open house and sold for $670,000.

This represents my 5th Eichler home sale just this year.   Additionally, I have 1 active Eichler listing right now (128 Golden Hinde Blvd) and 3 additional Marin Eichler listings which will be hitting the market within the next few weeks.    Two of these upcoming listings are fixers with fabulous potential; one of them is one of the nicest and most architecturally stunning Eichler homes in Upper Lucas Valley.

Whether you interested in Marin Eichlers for sale or simply would like to learn more about modern homes of Marin, I would welcome

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Bay Area home buyers  looking for an attractively priced mid-century modern home in Marin County with wonderful potential should check out my new, upcoming listing at 847 Pine Ln, San Rafael, CA 94903.

Built in 1955, this single-family / single story Eichler home maintains much of its original charm including mahogony walls, hanging globe lights, and a fabulous indoor / outdoor feel.   The property features 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms, a family-friendly floorplan with living room, dining room, and family room, 2-car garage parking, forced air heat, private yard with an amazing array of fruit trees (lemon, peach, persimmon, fig, pineapple /  guava, apple, plum, and apriot), and more.   

Located in the desirable Dixie School District.  Easy walk to the

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I'm pleased to annouce that one of my Eichler listings in Marin County, 4 Dias Way in San Rafael, just closed escrow.  

I proudly represented the sellers of this 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom updated mid-century modern Eichler home in San Rafael's Terra Linda neighborhood.   The purchase price was $710,000.   

This represents my fourth Eichler transaction (either sold or sale pending) within the past several weeks.    

In addition to this recent sales activity, I also have three new Eichler listings which will be hitting the market within the next few weeks.   Two of these listings will be in Terra Linda, one will be in Lucas Valley.

If you would like additional information regarding these upcoming listings, please feel free to contact me.  I would

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Earlier today I sent out an email alert to clients and friends which highlighted more than 50 modern homes of Marin County that are currently listed for sale.   

This comprehensive list included a diverse set of modern, midcentury modern, and architecturally unique properties in Marin which range in price from $525,000 to $10,000,000.    Some of the most noteworthy standouts included:

  • An ultra-modern estate in Mill Valley by Swatt Architects,
  • A modern hilltop retreat in Sausalito designed by Charlie Lazor for Dwell Homes,
  • A mid-century modern home in Mill Valley designed by architect Henry Hill,
  • An affordable eco-friendly home in Pt. Reyes Station by architect Jon Fernandez,
  • Several Joseph Eichler built homes located in
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I just sold this 4 bedroom Joseph Eichler built home located in Terra Linda (San Rafael).   I represented the sellers of 25 Bolanos Road, San Rafael CA and the sale price was $730,000.  

In addition to this recent sale, I've also recently sold two other Eichler properties, one in Terra Linda and one in Upper Lucas Valley.     I also have three other Eichler listings right now, 2 of which are currently in contract.   

If you follow my blog, you'll note that buyer activity has picked up quite a bit since I published my last Eichler Homes Market Report, which summarized market activity during the first quarter of 2009.     The month of April has brought out more buyers and the hot Eichler price point right now appears to be at or below the $700k

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I just listed a mid-century modern Joseph Eichler home in Terra Linda Valley which will debut this week.   My new listing at 104 Golden Hinde Blvd in San Rafael will be on brokers tour this Thursday and the first public Open House will be held this upcoming Sunday (4/26) from 1-4 pm.

Attractively priced at $660,000,  this desirable atrium-model Eichler home backs up to open space and features:

  • 4 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms plus multi-purpose room,
  • Original kitchen and bathrooms,
  • New interior paint,
  • Painted concrete floors throughout (keep as-is or lay your desired floor coverings),
  • In floor radiant heat (copper pipes), newer boiler and hot water heater
  • Private yard which backs up to open space,
  • 2 car garage
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With the first three months of 2009 behind us, I wanted to provide fellow Eichler & Alliance homeowners in Marin County with a summary of the market for our homes during the first quarter of 2009.

Eichler Home Sales in Marin

Year-to-date, a total of 9 Eichler homes have sold in Marin County.    The least expensive Eichler home sold this year was a bank-owned home in Terra Linda which sold for $497,000.   The most expensive Eichler sold for $955,000 and was located in Upper Lucas Valley.    Only 1 Alliance home sold during the first 3 months of the year.   Currently, there are a total of 24 Eichler & Alliance homes for sale in Marin County.  

Looking at the broader housing market in Marin County, it's of interest to note that 83% of homes sold in

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I proudly represented the buyers for this 5 bedroom / 2 bathroom Eichler home located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Upper Lucas Valley.   

95 El Capitan Drive, San Rafael CA 94903

Built in 1963, this home was a desirable double-A frame Eichler home with dramatic vaulted ceilings and walls of glass throughout.   The property backs up to open space and was located on a quiet street in Upper Lucas Valley.   

The home was originally priced at $959,000 and I was able to assist my clients in purchasing the home for $850,000.

In addition to this Eichler home which I just sold, I also have two Eichler listings in contract right and two new Eichler listings in Marin County which are currently being prepared for sale and have not yet hit the market.

If you

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I wanted to let everyone know that 4 of my modern (or more accurately, mid-century modern and contemporary!) listings in Marin County will be held open this upcoming Sunday (3/29) from 1-4pm.    

My four new listings that will be held open in Marin this Sunday include three properties in San Rafael and one property in Mill Valley.   Property addresses are as follows (click on the property address for additional information regarding each home):

  1. 128 Golden Hinde Blvd, San Rafael (not yet on the MLS; stay tuned for details!)
  2. 4 Dias Way, San Rafael
  3. 360 Hickory Lane, San Rafael
  4. 132 Richardson Dr, Mill Valley

The first three properties are mid-century modern homes that are located in Terra Linda.  You could easily 'hit' all

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