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Robert Rapp, Real Estate Pro in Petaluma, CA
Robert Rapp answered:
Is Sausalito good for families with children?
Depends how young your children are and I suppose what hobbies they have. The community, as mentioned above, is very much a hillside, affluent community with a downtown driven by it's a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 Quality of Life in Sausalito
LFClouds, Home Buyer in Mill Valley, CA
LFClouds answered:
What is the weather like in Tam Valley and Tennessee Valley area? I heard that it is cold and foggy there.
The weather in Tam Valley has changed considerably since these people posted. There are less and less Eucalyptus trees which overshadow and hold the moisture. Now it is sunny for most o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 12, 2014 Quality of Life in 94941
Katrina Kehl, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Katrina Kehl answered:
How far north do I need to go in Mill Valley to avoid the fog? I live off Shoreline Hwy at present and July/Aug are cold. Does downtown MV get foggy?
I'd love to help you. Feel free to contact me through my Trulia profile.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Quality of Life in 94941
Charlynn Bau…, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Charlynn Baumsteiger answered:
Is Fairfax good for families with children?
Fairfax is an amazing community to raise children. We raised our three kids here and I can heartily recommend the excellent schools, welcoming community and availability to nature & ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 11, 2014 Quality of Life in Fairfax
Justin Liebe…, Real Estate Pro in 94949
Justin Lieberman answered:
What's the weather like at Hamilton Field? Are there things for teens to do?
Hamilton is a great area to live. The weather is incredible. The wind will kick up a little along the levee and on some of the hiking trails. Hamilton School is right at the Main Gat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Quality of Life in 94949
Protected.in…, Home Buyer in Antioch, CA
Protected.info answered:
Do any of the people from the housing projects of marin City come into Sausalito to harass.....?
Run away as fast as you can! You don't want to live here. You would never be happy in Marin.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 27, 2014 Quality of Life in Sausalito
Dan Reich, Real Estate Pro in 94949
Dan Reich answered:
What's it like to live in Bel Marin Keys? What are the demographics? Is there a feeling of community there or?
I live here and have found it to be a very close-knit and friendly community. The community center hosts meetings for the men's club, women's club and yacht club (which doesn't require ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Quality of Life in Novato
chefmail23, Home Buyer in Mill Valley, CA
chefmail23 answered:
what is the quality of life like? is it small town feel, walking distance to coffee shops, cute stores, etc... good for kids?
Good for kids=safe?
Sure. But the vacuum / bubble / Stepford aspect can be a harmful formative influence.
Drug use is prevalent among teens and preteens as there is nothing for child ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 20, 2013 Quality of Life in Mill Valley
Dianne Andre…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Dianne Andrews answered:
Anyone know what it's like to live in Strawberry? How does it compare to living on the other side of the freeway - in Mill Valley?
I recently sold a home to a client at the tip of Strawberry and she absolutely adores it. It is a favorite walking spot for dog owners, and has dramatic San Francisco and water views. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Quality of Life in Mill Valley
Audrey Moira…, Real Estate Pro in Tiburon, CA
Audrey Moira Shimkas answered:
Can anyone tell me what the summer weather is like in the Homestead neighborhood in Mill Valley? Thank you!
May is lovely, but from June through August the skies are overcast and the temp is cool until about August when the sun finally shines on through the fall. But you can't beat the beau ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 30, 2013 Quality of Life in 94941
Kelley Eling, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Kelley Eling answered:
Spiritual and Cultural life in Marin or East Bay?
In addition to spiritual and cultural life in Marin, it's beautiful and it's safe. Very family-oriented. I know of no better place to live.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Quality of Life in Mill Valley
Leigha, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Leigha answered:
Is Kentfield good for families with children?
Yes Kentfield is a great. We have great schools, parks, neighborhood activities. Hiking and biking trails.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 12, 2013 Quality of Life in Kentfield
Oggi Kashi, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Oggi Kashi answered:
Are there different micro-climates in Tiburon?
Yes, there are. The weather in Tiburon can be quite different if you live along the water as opposed to the hills above. Belvedere has some protected areas that seem to be warmer and le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Quality of Life in Tiburon
Janice, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Janice answered:
Is Mill Valley good for families with children?
I suggest staying clear of Mill Valley Middle School and adjacent Mill Valley Community Center as they were both built on top of an old dumpsite containing carcinogenic chemicals and ge ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Quality of Life in Mill Valley
Kc, Other/Just Looking in Novato, CA
Kc answered:
I read about the potential health hazard at Hamilton Field. Is it something I really need to be concerned? No fruit tree?
As a happy and long time Hamilton resident, it's interesting how in 2010, competing Marin relators continue to make generalized statements which are mis-leading and mis-representat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 19, 2010 Quality of Life in 94949
Tristan Cela…, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Tristan Celayeta answered:
My family (wife and kids 10, 8 and 6) are interested in moving to the burbs for the schools
As you see you've gotten a lot of personal opinion. Most folk who look at Piedmont also look at Montclair and perhaps other proximate communities/neighborhoods. Why not include Ken ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 3, 2010 Quality of Life in Mill Valley
Candace Nord…, Real Estate Pro in Tiburon, CA
Candace Nordstrom answered:
Is Tiburon good for families with children?
When I was a kid, COMMUNITY was so very important. It seems as though the sense of community is a lost art in many areas, but not in Tiburon. My parents BEGGED me to move here, and on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 5, 2009 Quality of Life in Tiburon
Liz Mccarthy…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Liz Mccarthy (415) 250-4929 answered:
My wife and I are moving from southern California. We are empty-nesters looking for an area in Marin County
This link for homes (for sale) in the Peacock Gap area of San Rafael will only be active until 10/2/09.

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0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 2, 2009 Quality of Life in Marin County
Liz Mccarthy…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Liz Mccarthy (415) 250-4929 answered:
Attitude in Marin County? I prefer answers from residents because agents tend to put a positive spin on
Calbear, you scared me for a moment, as I'm a Liz too!

Best of luck with your search.

Liz M.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 12, 2009 Quality of Life in Marin County
H,  in Belvedere, CA
H answered:
Is Belvedere good for families with children?
One of the Best!! Your family would absolutely love all that this wonderful town has to offer! Fantastic schools, parks, bike path, water activities....especially if you pick a location ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2009 Quality of Life in Belvedere
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