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Madeline Sch…, Real Estate Pro in 94925
Madeline Schaider answered:
If comming from Richmond..what public transportation goes to corte madera?
Goden Gate Transit Buses 40 and 42 travel from several locations in Richmond to the San Rafael Transit Center. from there there are seveal buses that travel south to Crte Madera and bey ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 21, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Corte Madera
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
What is the minimum amount of interest a person can charge on the sale of their home, if they are carrying the loan?
Jacksbusy:

Oggi is correct; however, doing so MAY create a potential tax exposure problem for you.

You see, I believe if you don't charge interest, the IRS can still tax you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Home Buying in 94925
Kenton Wolfe…, Real Estate Pro in Corte Madera, CA
Kenton Wolfers answered:
I heard that as of Jan 1, 2013 home owners selling their home will no longer be allowed to carry the loan.
I would say there is no reason a seller can't carry the loan if they sell as long as they own the home free and clear. If you have a loan on your house and sell it most banks have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 6, 2012 Home Buying in 94925
Maryann Pear…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Maryann Pearson answered:
what is the the propery tax on an $800,000 home in Marin County?
Ronnae,
If you want to see the actual tax bill for a property in Marin County, you can find it on the Marin County website.
Go to: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/AR/compass/index.a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 30, 2011 Home Buying in Corte Madera
Andy, Other/Just Looking in California
Andy answered:
How do I know if I should offer more or less than the listing price in Corte Madera?
Hi Halley,

You asked in Apr 2007. I hope those 2008, 2011 answers are still useful.

Andy
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 10, 2011 Home Buying in Corte Madera
Cliff Perotti, Real Estate Pro in Corte Madera, CA
Cliff Perotti answered:
How would you describe the weather in Chapman Park, Corte Madera? Does it differ than Larkspur?
Having lived in Chapman Park for over 10 years, I can tell you that the fog stops at the southern hilltop (Mill Valley), but does cause the nice cool down in the evenings. The weather i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 23, 2011 Home Buying in Corte Madera
Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
How do I get my listing posted at 1413 Meadow Valley, Corte Madera?
Hi Leigha,

Laura is correct. You can submit your listing information to Trulia for free via the link below. The process is easy and your listing will be on our site within one hour. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 20, 2011 Using Trulia in Corte Madera
Hannah Flieg…, Real Estate Pro in Larkspur, CA
Hannah Fliegel answered:
can you recommend someone who can estimate the cost of an addition? I want to add a dining room but need a budget number.
Hi Jack,

Typically you will pay $400 per sq feet in this area. You might be able to get a little cheaper due to the economy but this is the typical range for Mill Valley, Corte Made ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 11, 2010 Home Buying in Corte Madera
Pat and Steve…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake, OH
Pat and Steve Pribisko answered:
direct me to the site banks use to check equifax morgage on others
Amy:
Tristan Celayeta gave you a good answer. You can't go to the "site banks use to check equifax morgage on others." as you stated. But, if you go to the web site Tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
How do I find the best deal on a mortgage?
As part of the service I provide I always have the names of at least three local brokers you can speak to before making any decision as to who you want have help you. They will be able ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 6, 2009 Financing in Corte Madera
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Voices Member answered:
There is a lot of talk of a softening real estate market. How would you describe the real estate market in Corte Madera?
Since Corte Madera is a very desirable location and the availablity of good homes are limited this micro market has held up better than many. Prices have declined over the last two yea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 24, 2009 Market Conditions in Corte Madera
Margaret Sta…, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Margaret Stafford answered:
seeking listings on forclosure's in marin couynty
Hi Diane,
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Selling Marin & Sonoma Counties f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2008 Foreclosure in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
Can you describe how Corte Madera looks and feels for a person that has never lived here?
Corte Madera is a diverse community in the center of Marin County. Probably one of the more sought after areas by a majority of buyers because it blessed with both the best weather and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 General Area in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
How easy it to get around Corte Madera with public transportation (buses, trains, subways, etc)?
Buses are the only public transportation and are regular andpass along the main streets. However, close by in Larkspur is the Larkspur Ferry which has regular and expanded service to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Traffic & Public Transportation in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
Are there any major traffic problems in Corte Madera?
There are no real areas of traffic backup. Although the roads narrow to one lane roads once off Tamalpais Ave. and Madera Blvd., there is seldom enough traffic to slow one down. For ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Traffic & Public Transportation in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
How would you describe the social scene in Corte Madera?
There's not much night life to speak of, being a residential town, but the many restaurants in the Town Center do offer dining until at least 10 o'clock. One of the city's most uniq ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Entertainment & Nightlife in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
How are the parks and recreational areas in Corte Madera?
Please see my comments on whether Corte Madera is a good p[lace to raise children. As I mentioned, Corte Madera Park is a great large swath of lawn with play courts and a large children ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Parks & Recreation in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
How are the shopping and local amenities in Corte Madera?
While old Corte Madera doesn't really have a downtown, being really a residential community, there are a few strips of stores that line Tamalpais Ave., but the city is best known for ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Shopping & Local Amenities in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
Is Corte Madera good for families with children?
As mentioned above, Corte Madera has some of the best schools in the county. Corte Madera Park is one of the county's largest parks for just playing, with a huge grassy area, playing fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Quality of Life in Corte Madera
Eduardo Gute…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, CA
Eduardo Gutekunst answered:
Is crime an issue in Corte Madera?
Crime is not an issue, and it is safe to walk anywhere in town and any time.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Crime & Safety in Corte Madera
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