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Matt, Home Buyer in Mill Valley, CA
Tue Oct 4, 2016
Matt answered:
I live on the south facing side of Tam Valley in the back. It is about 10 degrees warmer than the city, but about 10 degrees colder than San Rafael. However, this is most often only true in the summer. It can be very hot as well. Most days in Spring, Fall and even Winter are warm to extremely hot. It is currently 4pm and 75 degrees in my house. ... more
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Carrie, Home Buyer in 94114
Mon Sep 12, 2016
Carrie asked:
Hi- Does anyone know if there are hiking trails accessible from Grove Hill Avenue to Red Hill open space or Sorich Park? I like the Sequoia neighborhood in San Anselmo but I wonder if you…
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Angelica P, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Thu Jul 7, 2016
Angelica P answered:
Hi,

It appears that the property at 11 Marine Way, Stinson Beach, CA 94970 is not an active listing or for sale.

You can check it here:
http://www.trulia.com/homes/California/Stinson_Beach/sold/1000292984-11-Marine-Way-Stinson-Beach-CA-94970

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/


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Angelica
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Juliesellswa…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Wed Apr 13, 2016
Juliesellswarnerrobins answered:
There are some tennis courts in the area. I just sold a home to a couple whose daughter is in tennis. If you need more specifics, just give me a call or text at 478-213-3836.
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P Marion, Real Estate Pro in Larkspur, CA
Sun Jan 24, 2016
P Marion asked:
PLEASE CORRECT LOCATION OF 253 Camellia Circle, Larkspur, CA 94939. The map is wrong and it is not in Tiffany Hills or Via Roble.It is off of Doherty Drive at Rose Lane in LARKSPUR!
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Holly_nissal…, Home Buyer in Mill Valley, CA
Thu Oct 1, 2015
Holly_nissalke answered:
I thought property tax in Marin was always based on the sales price of the home. We have been in our house 10 years and the property tax continues to rise as does the stated value of our house as listed on the tax bill. ... more
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Guest, Other/Just Looking in Gilroy, CA
Mon Sep 21, 2015
Guest asked:
Is Sycamore Park in the fog belt?
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Richard Rich…, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Sun Jul 19, 2015
Richard Richardson answered:
You agents must be delusional - all the people who actually live there are saying there's a lot of crime and to lock your property and yet everyone saying "there's not crime here" are agents... Seems like most agents just care about selling than actual reality. ... more
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Janice,  in Los Angeles, CA
Fri Jul 10, 2015
Janice answered:
Yes. the school sits on top of the former Mill Valley Dump.
The Biggio Brothers owned the property from the 1920s into the 1950s and accepted wastes from the city of Mill Valley and private haulers. Mill Valley Middle School, Mill Valley Recreation Center, soccer and baseball fields all now occupy the old dumping ground. Soil testing done in the 1980s and 1990s revealed that chemicals, including antimony, arsenic, benzene, toluene and heavy metals had contaminated the soil and groundwater. Alarm systems were installed in the school and recreation center to alert people if landfill gases into the buildings. Pipes installed in the dumpsite collect the chemical gases and release them into the air at the rooftops.
I'm surprised and saddened that the community isn't more concerned about the health and safety of residents, especially children. who spend long hours on this toxic dumpsite.
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Robert Rapp, Real Estate Pro in Petaluma, CA
Wed Apr 29, 2015
Robert Rapp answered:
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 art scene and proximity to the city of San Francisco. While many have pointed out the below average public school system in the area, let's not forget the county does have some exceptional private schools to counter. ... more
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Katrina Kehl, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Tue Sep 16, 2014
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Charlynn Bau…, Real Estate Pro in Greenbrae, CA
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Charlynn Baumsteiger answered:
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 & outdoor recreation. We love the hiking & biking trails, beautiful lakes for our drinking water and a fun sustain-ably designed downtown. Yes to Fairfax! ... more
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Justin Liebe…, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Justin Lieberman answered:
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 Gate entrance. There is also the Novato Charter School in Hamilton. The high school for the area is Novato High School. Many things for kids and teens to do. There actually is a skate park in Hamilton as well as a community pool. You can walk to the Hamilton Market Place from anywhere in Hamilton. There is a Pete's coffee and a few nice places to eat. I highly recommend the Hamilton area for any family looking for the best on Novato living. ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Christopher Pagli answered:
You can visit www.SpotCrime.com, www.CrimeReports.com and www.ZipSkinny.com for in-depth stats.

Chris
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Behzad Zandi…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Behzad Zandinejad answered:
The best school district in San Rafael is Dixie School, my own children went there. Properties that do fall in that district are more desirable than other areas. I hope this helps.
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Truliaanswers, Home Buyer in Mill Valley, CA
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Truliaanswers answered:
www.Preschool.Directory features many of the best preschools in Marin County, California.
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canyongal, Other/Just Looking in Larkspur, CA
Wed Apr 2, 2014
canyongal answered:
You do not want to be single in this town. I've been here 25 years and for a single person this just doesn't work. It's a family oriented place and very few singles live here.
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canyongal, Other/Just Looking in Larkspur, CA
Wed Apr 2, 2014
canyongal answered:
Don't forget to look at Madrone Canyon full of redwoods...it's worth looking at many families are very happy there. As a child it would be a magical place to grow up.
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