San Rafael

The last several weeks have shown signs of slowing market activity in Gerstle Park.  Several new homes have come onto the market, no home sale transactions have been completed and only one home has gone into contract during this time period, the house at 109 Clorinda.  This home is in need of some repair and is also a short sale has been on the market for more than six months with a list price of $420,000.  A short sale is a home with a listing price that falls short of the money the seller...


This week's "Best of Tour" is a fantastic house at 240 C Street in San Rafael.  Built in 1925, this darling house has a great layout for a 2 bedroom home. It retains some of its original detail and is a very charming home.  It also has been updated--according to the agent and the MLS.  Updates include wiring, plumbing and lighting, as well as a kitchen and bathroom update.  It is currently tenant occupied, so I didn't want to shoot interior photos.  But this house, with its huge yard,...

 
 
 

 
August is typically a slower month for real estate activity, but this August, Gerstle Park has seen a fair amount of market activity.  During the first few weeks of the month, there have been two new recorded sales of homes, three new listings and four homes whose owners have accepted offers and are successfully moving through the escrow process with the buyers (some newly listed, and others finally in contract when the sellers have reduced the asking price to the “correct”...

Fabulous Los Ranchitos Estate
5 bedrooms 4 full bathrooms 2 half bathrooms 4727 square feet(per the tax records) Huge lot with swimming pool Pool house, guest house
$1,350,000

This Los Ranchitos custom built home has everything: open rooms, enormous bedrooms, a huge kitchen, large entertaining spaces, a front porch swing, an inviting back yard with a wonderful swimming pool which will be enjoyed in this sunny, popular area of San Rafael.  On the lower level is a guest suite or pool house, depending on your needs.  A portion of the garage has been converted into a full den/game room with plenty of space for a pool table, ping-pong table or anything else you might want to have fun!  There is a separate space for guests on the south wing of this home with a full bathroom and its own private entrance.  This property is a dream!

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$1,267,000
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