Make-A-Wish Continues to Make a Difference in the Bay Area

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to make the wishes of children between 2 ½ and 18 battling life-threatening medical conditions, come true. The Greater Bay Area chapter was founded in 1984. It is now one of the nation’s largest chapters. My Favorite Charity I regularly try and give back to the community by donating to local …

Google and Facebook Looking to Disrupt Bay Area Housing Crisis

Affordable housing has been a growing concern across the Bay Area for the past several years. Almost no progress has been made in most Bay Area communities on this difficult issue. Now, leading technology companies Google and Facebook are trying to tackle the problem themselves. Both companies have recently announced plans to build housing near their campuses. Google Project Google’s …

JUST SOLD: EXQUISITE GOLF PROPERTY

Just sold this luxurious French Country/Contemporary property in an exquisite gated golf community in Novato with Wine country & San Francisco a short drive away. The property shows like a model home with no expenses spared with serene Private view of the hills from every room. Beautiful French marble flooring throughout the main floor, Chef’s kitchen with nook and huge …

Lake Tahoe: Marin’s Winter Playground

Marin County has almost everything: Beautiful landscapes, spectacular homes, world-class shopping, and the beach. The one thing it doesn’t have is snow. While, for most residents that is a definite plus, it’ still nice to go and play in the snow every once in awhile. Luckily, scenic Lake Tahoe is only a three and half hour drive away. Lake Tahoe …

Why Winter May be a Good Time to List Your Home

Conventional wisdom says that winter is the slow season for real estate and that spring is the best time for sellers to list their homes. But, when the real estate website Redfin ran the numbers they discovered something surprising. Conventional wisdom may be misleading sellers about the hidden opportunities available in winter. Sellers Goals and Buyers Intentions Sellers have two …

Making Your Home Worth More

The housing market is constantly fluctuating. You can’t always plan on selling your home when housing prices peak. However, there are many things you can do to improve the value of your house. Here are seven things you can get started on to increase your property value. 1. Ask a Professional Have a real estate professional or interior designer walk …