Marin Home Staging & Design

Tips and ideas on staging your Marin or San Francisco home, loft or condo to sell. Marin home stager blog by Marin Modern Real Estate.

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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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6 Plaza Loma Novato, CA 94947 - Sold with Grace!

I am not easily excitable but I do feel things very deeply and intensely. I know...seems like opposing traits. I emote from the inside vs the outside which is best displayed when I watch The Ellen Show. Yes, I watch Ellen! Why? Because her show evokes emotions from me and everyone around her.  When she helps someone in true need or makes a dream come true it reaches into my soul and I can feel what they are feeling. But...if I went on her show I don't think I would jump and up down and scream like every single other person. There is very little that draws that kind of reaction from me so I guess I can be moved to laugh or cry but not to bounce and scream. Someday when I make it to The Ellen Show

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Searching for your new home anytime of the year is exciting and just as falling leaves, pumpkins and cooler temps are part of our fall season in the Bay Area, so too, are some truly great film festivals!  There's a little something for everyone, so check out the links below for lots of information and schedules.....and then, go see some great, new movies! 

Oct. 6-16                                 Mill Valley Film Festival                    www.mvff.com

Oct. 15-22                               Greek Film Festival                          www.grfilm.com

Oct. 28-30 & Nov. 4-6               Berkeley Video Film Festival             www.berkeleyvideofilmfest.org

Oct. 13-16                               SF Shorts Film

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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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I am fresh off of watching last night’s Presidential debate thus the name of the title, a little bit about the book, and nothing to do with which candidate makes the most sense (politics and real estate do not mix). The book the Art of the Deal has some very good tidbits about thinking big, knowing your market, and maximizing your options.

So, I am now going to try and leverage some of that knowledge and provide a few good tips on how the savvy buyer should prepare and negotiate for getting the best deal on the purchase of their new home.

Firstly, you really really really need to know your finances and work with what you realistically will be able to afford. Unless you’re one of the few lucky ones that do not require a mortgage you will need to work

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Good news for Marin County homeowners! If you have an extra bedroom and bath in your home more than likely you can now convert that space into separate living quarters at a very low cost. Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADU) is a new concept that allows you to create a legal rental unit in your home that you can use to generate income, house a loved one or accommodate a caregiver/au pair. And the best part is that many Marin cities  such as Novato, San Rafael and Fairfax have streamlined the process and made it easy and affordable.

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The traditional family (mother, father and one or more children) now makes up 33% of the population in California. There is a steady rise in households consisting of single-parent families, couples without children, empty

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Listed, marketed and sold...all within 23 days!  "Wow," "Great Floor Plan," "I love this house," were all comments heard as potential buyers visited the property!   With multiple offers received, the sellers were delighted with their options and the escrow was quick and easy.

 

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1548 Center #25 Novato CA 94947: SOLD!

I love the text I received from my seller: U did such an amazing job w all aspects of the transaction. U r super great at what u do and really hold the space for amazing miracles to happen, lucky me!

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Coming soon for sale in Novato: 2 Story townhome near downtown: www.1548center-25.com

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Center Place Complex is beautifully landscaped and well maintained. This unit's amenities are one designated secured parking spot, an additional storage room, large laundry facility, a sparkling private pool and large grassy area. The location of the unit is so convenient as it is near Whole Foods, Trader Joes, gyms, transportation, shopping and freeway.

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This immaculate townhome is in move-in ready condition. Enter through an enclosed private sunny patio, perfect for outdoor entertaining and enjoyment, to an open concept living and dining room featuring high beamed ceilings, tasteful tile flooring and fresh designer paint. A wall of windows floods the

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Besides the right Marin neighborhood, right Marin school district and right commute distance to work, one of the most important things a Marin Buyer is looking for is an energy efficient home.  That means a home that has energy star appliances, energy efficient lighting, a cost saving HVAC heating/air conditioning, water saving plumbing fixtures, water saving landscaping as well as an eco friendly community.  Buyers in Marin are willing to pay for these eco upgrades!

Did you know that these few changes can save 50% a year in utility/water costs?  Yup, 'tis true and more and more buyers are looking to have lower monthly utility bills not only because of their eco friendly consciousness but also that savings allows them to have an

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