Tam Realty Blog

Posted on 09/21/2020
Cabinets: Doors vs. Shelving
Photo by ginsburgconstruction via Pixabay Nothing completes an open floor plan better than open shelving. Open shelves present everything for the world to see. They transform what may be a cluttered, dark, hidden space into one that becomes a place of not only function but of style. Open shelving complements the Minimalist, Industrial or Scandinavian Modern styles. But...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
How to Decide if an HOA Right for You
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay In many communities, homeowner’s associations, or HOAs, provide services to residents of the neighborhood. In fact, as many as 26 million homes are under the guidance of an HOA across the country. These community organizations can help ensure the neighborhood’s homes stay in good repair, residents treat each other respectfully, and agreed-upon rules...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 28 Hillcrest Court, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Hawthorne Hills Hideaway. A true refuge awaits at 28 Hillcrest with its stunning open concept layout, featuring soaring vaulted ceilings and expansive windows and sliding glass doors. Saturated with natural light, all day sunshine, privacy and sweeping views, you'll never want to leave. Updated throughout with 3 full spa-like bathrooms and a chef's kitchen with Viking appliances, Soapstone counters and custom Fir cabinets. From the secluded front patio and expansive Ipe decking with inspiring views of Mt. Tam and rolling hillsides, to the covered hot tub area and terraced backyard with dozens of fruit trees, there is plenty of room for the...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 2 Alpine Lily Place, San Rafael, CA 94903
Gorgeous home in Lucas Valley Estates w/equally gorgeous grounds. Resort comes to mind as you gaze upon the sparkling pool, in-ground spa adjacent to pool, lit basketball key, layered sitting areas, lush landscaping & stunning views of Lucas Valley. Modern living spaces & bedrooms take advantage of the private location & views. Skillfully integrated layout creates seamless flow between the indoors & outdoors. Grey rock fireplace in living room sets the tone of the living area that opens to the expansive dining room w/picture perfect setting. Large family room w/fireplace opens to ample light & bright kitchen w/island,...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
List Your California Luxury House for a Reasonable Price
Setting a reasonable initial asking price for a luxury home in Beverly Hills, San Francisco or anywhere else in California sometimes can be difficult. In fact, if you fail to price your Golden State luxury residence appropriately, it may be tough to stir up interest in your home. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to establish a...
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Posted on 09/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 11 Glenwood Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
With a nod to modern, vintage style, this bright 3 bedroom home sits on a spacious south facing lot with all day sun. Set on a cul de sac with a grassy front AND backyard (with fruit trees) there is ample space to enjoy the outdoors. With 2 bedrooms on the main level and a separate bedroom and bath on the floor above, this house makes great use of space. Hardwood floors compliment the vintage flooring throughout. An open living space leads to a sun room off the kitchen with direct access to a deck for outdoor dining. Adjacent to the garage, you'll find a bonus room and loads of storage space. With it's sunny disposition, this place is...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
No two vacation residences are alike. As such, it pays to be diligent as you conduct a search for the optimal vacation home. Otherwise, you risk purchasing a vacation house that fails to accommodate your long-term needs. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to find a vacation home that complements you perfectly, such as: 1. Establish...
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Posted on 08/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 51 Juniper Avenue, San Geronimo, CA 94963
Uber cool and emphasizing the connection to the outdoors, this home restores and relaxes the spirit. With breathtaking views from almost every window and an abundance of natural light flooding the living spaces, it just FEELS GOOD. Open beamed, high ceilings, clean lines and expansive deck spaces bring the outdoors in. An airy loft space, ideal for working or relaxing, boasts one of the best vantage points in the house. Set on over an acre of land, there are innumerable places to gather, entertain, explore or garden. Want to experience it first-hand? Book the ever popular Airbnb unit with it's own entrance and bath. Or use it for your...
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Posted on 08/29/2020
San Anselmo, CA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view San Anselmo, CA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality
Photo by Karolina Grabowska via PixabayHouse plants can add color and texture to your home and allow you to bring a touch of nature indoors, but some can also help improve the air quality in your home. According to a study from NASA, choosing one of these plants allows you to enjoy the added beauty and breathe easier...
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