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Brett, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA

I am looking to buy a house with the view to leasing it eventually. what is the demand like for long term rentals on 3 Bdr houses in Mill valley?

Asked by Brett, Los Angeles, CA Fri Aug 10, 2012

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The rental market is hot right now however, it sounds like you are planning to lease the house quite a while form now. If that's the case, it's difficult to say how the demand will be say in a year or two. That said, the MV school system is great and 3br houses should usually be in demand for renters with children.
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Hi Brett,

Everyone's comments are spot on. Great rental market here!

I am throwing my hat in the ring....

Contact me if you like.

Kevin Cullen


Web Reference: http://www.kjcullen.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Aug 10, 2012
Hi Brett.

There is a very high demand for rentals in Mill Valley, and Southern Marin in general. Should you be interested in discussing the possibly of buying, please don't hesitate to contact me at any time. I am a top agent in Marin, have sold 5 properties year to date in Mill Valley and I am very familiar with market. Please don't hesitate to call or email anytime.

Caroline Nelson
Pacific Union International
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Hi Brett,

The demand for long term rentals in Mill Valley is strong. According to the Multiple Listing Service In the past six months 30 homes have been rented in Mill Valley ranging in price from $1900 to $12,000 per month. Currently on the MLS there are 10 active homes for lease ranging in price from $2850 to $9500 per month.

These numbers do not take into account a lot of properties leased out by professional management companies or homes leased out by the owners themselves to individuals. Individuals renting outh their own homes often use web sites like Craig's list or zillow.

Happy to answer any questions about the most sought after type of home if your goal is to have it as a long term rental.

Very best, Phillipa Criswell
email p.criswell@deckerbullocksir.com
Cell (415) 613-2817
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The rental market is quite brisk at the current time!! most tenants are looking for longer term rather than short term due to the cost of moving. With the low interest rates and more reasonably priced properties, investing in Marin real estate is a good move!!

Let us know your minimum criteria for bedrooms, baths, square footage, etc. plus your price range. Are you only looking in Mill Valley or are there other areas that you would consider??

Mary Kay and Kathy
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Hi Brett,
Currently there is a very high demand for rentals in Marin and I'm sure there are many people that would be interested in a long term rental. When are you thinking about purchasing a home? If you do not yet have an agent in the area, I'd love to help out. Our inventory is somewhat low these days but depending on what you can spend, I'm sure we can find something. Please feel free to contact me at any time.
Alain Pinel Realtors
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There is a big demand right now. Email me your criteria. I will email you homes and what you can rent them for.

Warm regards,

Miguel A Paredes III
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