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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…

Ten Most Expensive Homes Sold in Marin County in 2014

Ten Most Expensive Homes Sold in Marin County in 2014

  The 2014 Marin County luxury real estate market saw a  large upswing in prices and number of properties sold.  In the $5 million and up price range the number of properties sold more than doubled year over year, jumping from 15 in 2013 to 38 in 2014.  As the new year begins I thought it would be interesting to…

Are you affected by the Ross Valley Sanitary District’s Sewer Lateral New Ordinance?

Are you affected by the Ross Valley Sanitary District’s Sewer Lateral New Ordinance?

Have you heard about Ross Valley Sanitary District’s Sewer Lateral New Ordinance and wondered if it will affect you? Here are some general answers as to who is affected, why the ordinance was enacted, when you have to comply, and what you have to do to comply.  For further information, please scroll down to the end of this post…

Your January Home Maintenance Checklist

Your January Home Maintenance Checklist

For most Marin County homeowners, their home is their most valuable asset. Yet, I often notice that over their years of ownership, many fail to maintain that prized asset regularly, allowing small problems to turn into big and expensive headaches. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or not, a maintenance checklist is all you need to help you make…

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – November 2014

Marin County Real Estate Market Update – November 2014

CALIFORNIA AND BAY AREA MARKET UPDATES According to Dataquick’s December 16, 2014 Housing Report, sales of new and resale houses and condos in California were down 20.0 percent from sales in October 2014, and down 11.9 percent from sales in November 2013. The November 2014 sales were the lowest for that month in seven years and the decline in activity from…

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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