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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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It is with great pleasure that we announce the formal launch of our new "sister site",  www.SanFranciscoModern.com.   This  new website is dedicated to fans
of modern and mid-century modern residential architecture and real estate in the city of San Francisco.   

Sell in San Francisco, Buy in Marin!

Because we have numerous clients that must sell a home in San Francisco in order to buy a home in Marin County, we are excited about the additional visibility our new website will provide to our clients' homes in San Francisco.     The new website represents an extension of the top-shelf marketing and promotion that we deliver to all of our clients.

San Francisco Modern Real Estate Website Features:

  • Comprehensive San Francisco

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If you are looking for an affordable, updated mid-century modern home in Marin County, stay tuned for more details on our new listing in San Rafael.   Located in the desirable Dixie School District, this 3 bedroom / 2 bath Alliance home features an open floor plan, walls of glass, modernist landscaping, and a number of tasteful contemporary updates throughout.

360 Hickory Ln, San Rafael CA 94903

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is currently being prepared for sale and has not yet hit the Marin MLS.    You can request additional information regarding this updated mid-century modern Alliance-built home in San Rafael by contacting the listing agent, Renee Adelmann of Marin Modern Real Estate at 415-342-4537.
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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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Renee Adelmann of Marin Modern Real Estate has been designated as a preferred San Francisco agent by the Eichler Network.  This is the second time Renee has received such distinction.  Previously Renee was the first new realtor in 14 years to be selected as a preferred Eichler homes real estate agent in Marin County.

The Eichler Network is a highly regarded resource for mid-century modern and Eichler enthusiasts.  Established in 1993, the Eichler Network supports a referral system of home-maintenance service companies and other professionals, including Realtors, who specialize in Eichlers and mid-century modern homes.  These providers are hand-selected by the Eichler Network, and represent the best and most knowledgeable in the field.  The Eichler

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midcentury modern gingerbread house

We wanted to wish everyone the best for the holidays and the new year.  2007 has been a great year for Marin Modern Real Estate despite a generally soft and slowing real estate market both nationwide as well as locally in the Bay Area.

Our clients and friends have played a tremendous role in our continued growth and success and we look forward to working with each and everyone of you to make 2008  an even bigger success.

Some of our 2007 accomplishments and achievements include:   

  • Significant Transaction Volume Growth while the broader market has experienced significant declines
  • #1 Agent in Marin County for sold Eichler & Alliance Homes
  • First Realtor in 14 years to be recognized as a CA Modern / Eichler Network Preferred
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I just received this months issue of Atomic Ranch Magazine (Winter 2007) and was excited to see that we were once again recognized by another publication and its readership as a valuable resource for modern and mid-century modern homes.    This mention follows our coverage in last month's issue of Alaska Airlines In-flight Magazine which did a wonderful story on the renaissance of West Coast mid-century modern homes.  

Within the Winter 2007 issue of Atomic Ranch, a reader mentioned that they have looking for design ideas and inspiration for their California mid-century modern home and found the Landscaping a Mid-Century Modern Home page of our Eichler for Sale website to be most helpful.     The magazine editor also acknowledged that one of the Bay Area…
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Recently I was interviewed for a piece on mid-century modern homes, and I’m excited to say that you can find the article in the October issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine and Horizons Air Magazine. The article, titled Retro Renaissance – The mid-century modern home is back in style, gives a brief, but comprehensive overview of the modern movement and discusses communities that feature these very special homes, including some of those found here in Marin County.

This article has a little something for everyone. For newcomers to modern movement it provides information on some of the basic features found in mid-century homes including Eichlers, Rummers, Alexanders and Cliff Mays. For those of us who are a little more knowledgeable, there is a nice

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The inventory of homes for sale in Marin has been slow the last several weeks however there are a number of noteworthy modern and mid-century modern properties that are currently on the market.

Earlier today, I sent subscribers to my modern home listing alerts a list of 42 modern or architecturally unique properties currently on the market in Marin County.   Within this list, there are a few pearls including a home by Henry Hill in Kentfield, a custom home in Ross by AIA gold medal winner Joseph Esherick, and an industrial modern home in Mill Valley that was converted from a brick library.    Additionally, there are a handful of affordable mid-century modern homes on the market including a Cliff May home in Novato as well as a variety of  Eichlers in San

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Lucas Valley Eichler listed by Renee Adelmann

I just listed a completely original Eichler Home in Lower Lucas Valley / Marinwood.      If you are a mid-century modern fan looking for an affordable Marin Eichler home with original details intact, this could be the home for you!

Asking price is $790,000.  This home was just listed and is not on the MLS.  Showings are by appointment only.   If you, or anyone you know would like to see this Eichler home, please call me at 1-415-342-4537.     

Property features include:

  • 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath
  • Great views of the surrounding hills from the backyard & living room,
  • Original luan paneling, Eichler globe lights, stained tongue & groove ceilings,
  • Cozy in-floor radiant heat
  • Recently painted with a newer roof
  • Private well on
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Eichler Tour

Midcentury home connoisseurs should not miss this years Eichler Home Tour in Marin County which will feature classic Joseph Eichler properties throughout San Rafael, California.   

The 2007 Eichler Tour will take place over 2 days and is expected to feature approximately 2-dozen Eichlers in both the Lucas Valley and Terra Linda neighborhoods of San Rafael.    This annual event will benefit the Hospice by the Bay and will include a self-guided walking (& driving!) tour of numerous 1950s & 1960s ranch homes built by Eichler Homes, Inc. as well as an exotic car show. 

Similar to last years tour,  you can expect to see a variety of Eichler floorplans and properties, including magnificently updated homes as well as original Eichler homes that have

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