Marin median home price rises 13.7 percent

Marin median home price rises 13.7 percent Real estate signs line Redwood Highway at Professional Center Parkway in San Rafael on May 24, 2017. Marin’s median home in June hit $1.08 million, up from the June 2016 median price of $950,000, according to CoreLogic. (Marin Independent Journal photo) By Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal POSTED:…

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San Anselmo’s antiques shop marks 40th year

San Anselmo’s antiques shop marks 40th year By: PJ Bremier IJ correspondent POSTED: Friday, July 21, 2017 – 11:48 a.m. UPDATED: 3 DAYS AGO  Legacy Antiques in San Anselmo celebrates its 40th anniversary. (Courtesy of Legacy Antiques) Pepe Junek, owner of Legacy Antiques in San Anselmo, remembers when the town once reigned as the antiques capital…

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West marin

West Marin woman helping to fund investigative stories from Latin America David Briggs Teri Mattson, a former Inverness bed and breakfast owner, founded the Intrepid News Fund this year. By Silas Valentino 07/20/2017 Teri Mattson was on her fourth day of rummaging through old photographs when she came upon it: an amber-hued photo of a…

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Author Anne Lamott puts Fairfax home up for sale at $1.19 million

Home Marketplace Real Estate Anne Lamott selling Fairfax home for $1.199M 1/5 Author Anne Lamott’s house at 20 Hickory Road in Fairfax is for sale. (Photo by Matt McCourtney) undefined Author Anne Lamott puts Fairfax home up for sale at $1.19 million ‹› By Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal POSTED: 07/14/17, 5:10 PM PDT |…

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Bay Area property assessments hit $1.6 trillion after 7.4% rise

Bay Area property assessments hit $1.6 trillion after 7.4% rise By Kathleen PenderJuly 8, 2017 Updated: July 8, 2017 2:48pm 1 Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty ImagesThe new Apple Park in Cupertino was the single largest contributor to the increase in Santa Clara County property assessments. Thanks to new construction, rising real estate prices and higher…

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Marin’s affordable housing debate continues.

Bill preserving Marin’s suburban status sparks affordable housing debate By: Richard Halstead (rhalstead@marinij.com) POSTED: Thursday, July 6, 2017 – 6:18 p.m. UPDATED: TODAY The state Legislature on Thursday approved a bill by Assemblyman Marc Levine that extends until 2028 special treatment for Marin County, San Rafael and Novato when it comes to meeting state requirements…

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Fairfax- The Utility Room

  Fairfax’s The Utility Room mixes vintage, handmade, upcycled and new The Utility Room, a boutique in Fairfax, features upcycled cashmere products, jewelry, home goods and even homemade fudge. Photo by Rachel Weill. By Flora Tsapovsky First impressions are a tricky thing. Elizabeth Lavoie may look like an actress—but then again, she really did spend…

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