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By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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4 Best Ways to Improve the Entryway of Your San Rafael Luxury Home An entryway is often overlooked but this space gives the first impression of your house to your guests or potential buyers. The entryway signals the beginning to any interior and the way you design it can spell the difference betw...
By Peter Nielsen
(Bay Area Villas)
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Today Eddie and Maria Ferro closed escrow on their first home - a 2BR/1.5BA townhome with a garage in Novato, CA. Just married 6 months ago, they were smart to buy while rents are high and interests rates are low! Congratulations Eddie and Maria!
By Chris Freck, TheChrisFreckTeam
(International City Mortgage)
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VA Mortgage Loans in Bel Marin Keyes CA and 100% VA Loans -the best loan program in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel. Here are some of the great features of this fantast...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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Top 4 Tips on Selling San Rafael Luxury Homes with PetsPutting luxury homes for sale in San Rafael on the market is challenging enough on its own. Selling a home when you have pets can be even more difficult. Sellers are often riddled with various questions. Should you move the pets outs of the h...
By Peter Nielsen
(Bay Area Villas)
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Prices for single family homes in Marin are up by 4% from a year ago, but down by 1% from the previous quarter. With condos, just the opposite is true: prices are down 3% from a year ago, but up by 12% from the previous quarter.  Novato has seen a surge in prices for single family homes, up 21% f...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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How to Stage Your Luxury Home for Sale in San Rafael Knowing how to highlight your home’s strengths and downplay its weaknesses will definitely help you appeal to the greatest possible pool of prospective buyers. Successful staging is the key to selling your luxury home for sale in San Rafael qui...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Coldwell Banker)
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Well, that may be so but there's always another year!  My top 5 real estate  tips to become real estate investor savvy are:1.  Buy real estate if you don't already own it.  Why?  The world of deductions, my friend.  Not to under-play the deduction for the self-employed who already deduct expenses...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Coldwell Banker)
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The North Marin Water Distrcit sent out a notice today that they are offering a cash incentive (up to $400 per single family dwelling) to removed regularly maintained and automatically irrigated lawn areas to then replace with low water use plantings on drip irrigation or with synthetic turf.Also...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Coldwell Banker)
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FEMA's finances could be a disaster away from impending financial ruin.  Not surprising, given the cost to help so many communities innundated by rising waters these past several years. The National Flood Insurance Program, created in 1968, to help provide for property owners to protect themselve...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Coldwell Banker)
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Mandatory water rationing is a sign of living in California.  A grass lawn is a thirsty, non-native, high maintenace and expensive landscape addition.  In Marin, we are fortunate to have our own water sources both with North Marin Water District in Novato and Marin Municipal in Central and Southe...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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What do bird houses have in common with business planning and Active Rain? Recently I spent a couple of days away from my office working on my business. I am most efficient with this type of work away from the daily distractions. One of my favorite destinations is heading to West Marin County, ho...
By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Coldwell Banker)
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Call me crazy but I just love Marin County.  I’m in good company though.  Here are some notables who currently live in Marin or once upon a time did.  Julia Child, Jonny Mosley, Tim Lincecum, Anne Lamott, Barry Zito, Robin Williams, Phil Frank, Mariel Hemingway, George Lucas, Isabel Allende, Joe ...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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5 Tips to Sell Your San Rafael Luxury Homes Fast     This time of the year is expected to be a very busy and competitive selling season. Be sure to make your luxury home for sale in San Rafael warm and welcoming. Begin by cleaning and eliminating clutter to get the attention of buyers.     Here a...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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Top 3 Tips to Get the Best Price for Your San Rafael Luxury Home   Buyers who are on the lookout for luxury homes for sale in San Rafael will definitely be attracted to the appearance of your home and the atmosphere inside. The right combination of these two factors, plus many other things, will ...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Don't you just hate it when.... ........ you wake at 4:45 AM, ready to start the busy day....and then computer "issues" (reboots, non-responses, forced installation of 25 new updates (!)) keeps you from starting work until 7:40??? That's how this day began. Looking at the bright side, while waiti...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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5 Things to Consider When Buying a San Rafael Luxury Home   Many homebuyers get excited when they buy luxury homes for sale in San Rafael. However, it pays to know the facts before buying your new home.     Here are 5 key factors you should consider before buying a luxury home in San Rafael:     ...
By Peter Nielsen
(Bay Area Villas)
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I passed this home in  Fairfax, CA today. It doesn't look like a single square foot of it sits directly on mother earth. The occupants must have faith in engineering to live in a house on stilts like this in earthquake country. Would it make you nervous to live in a house like this? Peter Nielsen...
By Peter Nielsen
(Bay Area Villas)
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I publish a monthly newsletter with consumer and real estate news. Click here to access the February issue. Inside This Issue...   Eat These Foods To Increase Brain Power... Save $$$ with Priceline.com.... Fun Facts and Laughs: Websites For Book Lovers, Know Your Scam Terms, And More... Trivia Ch...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
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How to Keep Your Luxury Homes for Sale in San Rafael in Prime Shape   We all dream of it – luxury homes for sale in San Rafael with all the high-end finishes, envious interiors, and the latest technologies. But after purchasing such a breathtaking home, the challenge really lies in keeping it in ...
By Lydia Puller, Realtor, San Rafael Luxury Homes for Sale
(Vanguard Properties)
Comments 2
Staging Secrets for your Luxury Home for Sale in San Rafael   There is a certain way to stage your luxury home for sale in San Rafael that will set it apart from the rest. These are not your usual staging techniques and they usually work best for the high-end market.     Here are some staging sec...

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