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Marin County Market Update – April 2015

Marin County Market Update – April 2015

JOB MARKET AND POPULATION GROWTH IN BAY AREA AFFECT HOUSING MARKET Lack of inventory has been a leitmotiv in my monthly reports and been on the news for some time now. Let’s take a quick look at the economic infrastructure that continues to contribute to this housing shortage in the San Francisco Bay Area. In a state whose…

San Francisco Decorator Showcase – 2015 Design Trends on Steroids

San Francisco Decorator Showcase – 2015 Design Trends on Steroids

The Decorator Showcase is a beloved design tradition in San Francisco and is widely considered to be the West Coast’s ultimate design show house. This year’s showcase—which opened to the public April 25 and runs through Memorial Day—takes place at the Julia Morgan-designed Elizabethan mansion at 3630 Jackson in Presidio Heights. GRAND ENTRANCE – Note the…

Marin County Market Update – 1st Quarter 2015

Marin County Market Update – 1st Quarter 2015

THE WORD IS INVENTORY In March the U.S. economy saw record growth and experienced the biggest boost in the past 25 years, with consumer confidence hitting an eight-year high. The unemployment rate is continuing to decrease and households are starting to enjoy higher income and wage increases. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist, says demand…

10 Reasons for Low Housing Inventory in Marin County

10 Reasons for Low Housing Inventory in Marin County

Ask any real estate agent how the market is and the likely answer you will receive is that there is not enough inventory of homes for sale. It is the case nationally, and also right here in Marin County. The ingredients of a hot seller’s market are all  here: homes being snapped up for up to 20-30 percent over the…

Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

SPRING IS HERE! It is time to get outdoors, tend to your garden, but also to give your home a thorough cleaning and the maintenance it needs after going through winter. This ritual spring cleaning and home maintenance can be daunting, but it will be more manageable and enjoyable if broken down into small tasks you can check off on a list. I…

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – February 2015

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – February 2015

IMPROVED CONSUMER CONFIDENCE IN THE ECONOMY Consumers were more optimistic toward the economy than they’ve been at any point in the last five years, according to Fannie Mae‘s February 2015 National Housing Survey.  “Continuing improvements in consumer attitudes in this month’s National Housing Survey lend support to our expectation that 2015 will be a year of…

Your February Home Maintenance Checklist

Your February Home Maintenance Checklist

  This is the season where typically we spend most of our time indoors, enjoying the fruit of our home-maintenance labor and a toasty, energy efficient home. Our weather has been unusually warm this month in Marin County, and it has felt like spring (even almost summer certain days.) but we should not slack off…

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – January 2015

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – January 2015

2014 will be remembered as the warmest year on record in California, and for an equally hot real estate market. Marin County’s Average Single Family Home Prices jumped 15 percent in 2014 and exceeded the peak pricing of 2007 by 1 percent, returning equity to Marin homeowners.  The lack of inventory was the main complaint throughout…

Romance at Sushi Ran in Sausalito, CA

Romance at Sushi Ran in Sausalito, CA

Whether you celebrated on February 14th or not isn’t important. Valentine’s Day comes and goes every year, the roses wilt but the gift of love, for it is a most precious gift, remains and should be celebrated at any time. And the great restaurants we have in Marin County are open all year! My husband and I are…

2014 Top Five Marin County Restaurants

2014 Top Five Marin County Restaurants

According to Michael Bauer, the San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic, five of the 2014 Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants are in Marin County. They are El Paseo in Mill Valley, Farmshop and Picco in Larkspur, Poggio and Sushi Ran in Sausalito. Ever since he published the first guide nineteen years, compiling the list has remained an ongoing project for…

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WELCOME AND THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY WEBSITE!

Come on in, and make yourself at home! Whether you are thinking of selling or buying Your Piece of Marin, or are just interested in Marin County real estate in general, you have come to the right place! My name is Sylvie Zolezzi (BRE License # 01780238) and I live in Larkspur, right in the heart of Marin County. I have a passion for real estate and Marin County.

When it comes to real estate, sound decisions can only be made based on accurate and reliable information, and I am happy to be a trusted resource for you. I am committed to excellence in everything that I do and as you navigate my site, you will quickly realize I have spared no effort to gather all the information you need to make an educated decision whether you are moving across the street or across the country. You will find information about our Marin Communities, frequently updated reports about the Marin County Real Estate Market, Mortgage Calculators and much more. I have created a Site Map to help you find your way to the wealth of information in this site and a Marin County Directory to help you find everything you need in our wonderful county.

I know how important it is to select the right Realtor® when selling or buying Your Piece Of Marin, and when working with you, I will expand the same level of effort and go the extra mile to help you reach your goals. You deserve someone who is dedicated to providing the highest level of service and expertise to buyers and sellers alike in all price categories. And when the transaction is over, I will keep in touch. It’s part of my continuing service to offer some helpful homeowner tips and facts on the local real estate market and communities on a regular basis in my blog and in my eNewsletter.

I am a great believer in the Internet and social media. However, as useful, interesting and fun as websites, blogs, Facebook Fan Pages  and Pinterest Boards can be to initially get acquainted with Marin County and its real estate market trends, when you are ready to make your next real estate move, you will greatly benefit from sitting down with a savvy, experienced agent.

I would love to meet with you when you are ready to jump in. Call or text me at 415-505-4789 or email me at  Sylvie@YourPieceofMarin.com. I look forward to answering any questions you may have and to the opportunity to be your REALTOR® in the future.

Sylvie Zolezzi, Realtor®, GRI, CDPE, SRES, ePRO, ASP