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Foreign Investors & Buyers: Buy Now in S. F. Bay Area

Tweet For investors from abroad, or foreign nationals considering relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area, now may be an excellent time to try to make a move. Prices are beginning to rise in many areas, and multiple offers are becoming common.  It is turning into a seller’s market. The reasons are simple.  There is [...]

Penngrove Ca Marin Homes Real Estate

Tweet Penngrove, California, is a small town between Petaluma and Cotati, in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A town of about 2500 inhabitants, Penngrove  boasts a strong community feeling.  There are many local farms, with fresh fruits and vegetables.  To the north is the city of Santa Rosa, also in Sonoma County, and to [...]

The Matchmakers – A Love Affair

Tweet The Matchmakers, a real estate company specializing in beautiful homes in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Canada, France, Mexico and Italy, has now taken their love affair with beautiful residential properties to an international audience on YouTube. Jim and Elizabeth Hilgendorf, the principals of The Matchmakers, and happily married for forty years, are [...]

Lafayette Ca Real Estate

Tweet Lovely luxury homes abound in Lafayette, a town of about 25,000 east of Oakland, just across the Berkeley Hills. This is an upscale community, with a lovely downtown, and a wonderful selection of shops and restaurants, like La Boulange, Postino, The French Bakery Cafe and Tea House, and Chow. Homes under $1 M have [...]

Luxury Homes Potrero Hill San Francisco Real Estate

Tweet Potrero Hill, south of Market, is located on hills, and is one of the sunniest neighborhoods in San Francisco. The neighborhood is upper-middle class, and family oriented, and a great many of the homes and condos in the area have views of the downtown skyline, the San Francisco Bay, or Twin Peaks.  You can [...]

Carmel California Real Estate

Tweet Carmel by the Sea is a mecca for those seeking beautiful luxury homes and estates and breathtaking scenery. This small city is a tourist hub for many reasons. Carmel, since almost its earliest beginnings, has been known for its rich artistic history.  Poets, writers, and artists have made the town an artistic center. Jack [...]

Corte Madera Luxury Homes Marin Real Estate

Tweet Corte Madera, a small town of about 9,000, is one of the richest towns in Marin County. The town is located just a few miles south of San Rafael, and adjoins another lovely small town, Larkspur.  The town is known as the “Hidden Jewel of Marin”, with tidelands of San Francisco Bay on the [...]

Luxury Homes Ross Ca. Marin Real Estate

Tweet Beautiful homes and estates abound in this small  unincorporated town in Marin County. The town, just north of San Francisco, and is bordered by Kentfield, Greenbrae, Larkspur and San Anselmo. Ross is mostly a residential community, with a small main street of stores.  There are about 2400 people who live here. You can get [...]

Luxury Homes St. Helena, Napa Real Estate

Tweet St. Helena, about twenty miles north of the city of Napa, is one of the great centers of the Napa Valley wine country. The town is small – about 6,000 inhabitants – with a lovely main street, stores, B & Bs, and ambience.  About a half mile up the road is the famous Culinary [...]

Belvedere Homes & Real Estate – Marin County

Tweet Belvedere real estate includes some of the highest priced homes and estates in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located across the Bay from San Francisco, many Belvedere properties have spectacular views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and other areas in the Bay Area. The median price for homes in Belvedere is over [...]

Napa Luxury Homes & Wine Country Real Estate

Tweet Downtown Napa, California, has some lovely streets of Victorian era homes. Napa, of course, is the capital of the Napa Valley wine country, which extends from Napa up through Yountville to St. Helena and Calistoga.  Along this wine route are some of the most famous names in wine: Beringer, Mumm, Taittinger, Chandon, and others. Napa [...]

Lucas Valley Marinwood Homes & Real Estate

Tweet The Lucas Valley-Marinwood area is just north of downtown San Rafael, California. This is an area of quiet streets, lovely homes, and low rolling hills. In 1977, George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, built his Skywalker Ranch in Lucas Valley, though the valley was not named after him, but rather a 19th century rancher. [...]

Tiburon Ca Homes & Real Estate

Tweet Tiburon, California, in southern Marin County, is the home of many beautiful luxury estates, with views across the San Francisco Bay to the city of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Living here is like being in a world apart, yet still being within easy access to other Marin towns and the the [...]

San Rafael Ca Homes & Real Estate

Tweet Lovely Victorian homes and estates are close to downtown San Rafael, California, which is centered around the beautiful Mission San Rafael. The Matchmakers is an international real estate company specializing in beautiful homes and estates in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, France, Italy, and Mexico. The company is also a member of AREA [...]

Sonoma Luxury Homes – Kenwood

Tweet Kenwood, 11 miles north of Sonoma, has some beautiful luxury homes off of  Highway 12. The town itself is only a few blocks of stores and a general store, but the country around here is lovely. This is wine country, and one of the landmark wineries in the area is just on the edge [...]