Record Low Mortgage Rates May Help Boost Luxury Property Sales

So far in 2012, home buyers with good credit have been able to take advantage of 30-year fixed rate mortgages averaging below 4%, as lenders try to encourage home buyers to enter the marketplace. What’s even more impressive is that … Continue reading

How America’s Cup and Superyachts are Connected

America’s Cup has created the America’s Cup Superyacht Program as part of their commitment to providing the superyacht community with opportunities to participate and view the America’s Cup Challenger Series and Finals up close and personal. Continue reading

Bay Area Luxury Real Estate Comeback Thanks to Tech Growth

After a period of relative quiet, activities in Silicon Valley, led by the Facebook IPO, are driving up demand for luxury homes in the Bay Area, which in turn is driving up demand and prices. This is an opportunity for Bay Area luxury home sellers who were waiting for the multiple-offer environment to return in order to move on or move up, and a window for buyers to act before the market sends premium properties within commuting distance out of reach. Continue reading

What is a Luxury Home in Marin?

View of Golden Gate Bridge

Sotheby real estate agent Anna Boucher says, “Luxury homes in Marin, and throughout the Bay Area, are one of a kind, and all meet the stringent Sotheby qualifications of having extraordinary design. Whether this uniqueness is defined by opulence, location or architectural originality, all luxury homes have an elegance that stands the test of time.” Continue reading

Modern Homes in Marin County

For homebuyers who want to remain close to San Francisco, but live in a modern home in an area that offers the benefits of a tight-knit community and green living, the place to look is Marin County. With its history of having the safest and best schools in the nation and reputation of being one of the top places to raise a family in the world, Marin is a haven for those seeking modern green living mixed with history and tradition. Continue reading

Top Marin Luxury Real Estate Agent Supports Endangered Animal Benefit

As part of its outreach efforts, WildAid will be hosting a benefit in San Francisco the evening of May 11. This year’s event is called A Wild Night: Benefit for WildAid, and will be an evening of entertainment and activities to raise funds for WildAid’s cause. Anna Pennington Boucher is looking forward to this year’s event and invites you to consider attending the benefit or making a contribution in support of a good cause. Continue reading