Many who visit San Anselmo in Marin County understand why real estate here is so desirable. In addition to the first-rate school system and the incredibly close proximity to San Francisco, San Anselmo’s wonderful community makes it an ideal area to raise a family.
There are many real estate agents who will jump at the chance to show you homes around San Anselmo. Make sure you select one that suits your needs and personality. You should be able to trust the fact that your real estate agent is actively pursuing homes with your requirements and desires. Open lines of communication are a must between you and your agent. A great real estate agent will make him or herself available to you when needed. If you are not receiving the attention you deserve, simply switch agents.
A great real estate agent also understands the San Anselmo real estate market very well. He or she should be able to answer all of your general questions about the area as well as point out neighborhoods that are ideal for you. Real estate agents have information on which properties will be up for sale, which are few, and get you in to see the home as quick as possible. Knowing which homes are going to be available soon could make the difference between snagging your dream home at a good price and waiting another year or so to make the move.
The types of homes are very different from one another, depending on the neighborhood. Brookside, the neighborhood bordering Morningside, has a variety of Spanish stucco houses and cozy bungalow. Sleepy Hollow has many large, flat lots. Sleepy Hollow also showcases many breathtaking homes that look like something out of a storybook. Most of these homes are one-level ranches, although there also are many grand estates here.
Hawthorne Hills has Spanish homes, more bungalows and convenient access to downtown Fairfax, CA. These homes are generally priced at less than a million dollars, and they are some of the most sought after homes in San Anselmo. San Francisco Boulevard and Millennium Park are full of 1940s and 1950s homes, some updated with modern touches and others have been left untouched. The close proximity to the Red Hill Shopping Center and Memorial Park make this neighborhood a favorite among locals. Yolanda Park has many large homes and is close to Sir Francis Drake High School. Although many are close together, the homes in Downtown San Anselmo are vintage, charming and right next to the restaurants and shops on San Anselmo Avenue.
The neighborhoods of Sequoia/Greenfield and Seminary have some of the higher-priced homes in San Anselmo but offer huge homes, close distance to schools and beautiful hillside scenery. Living in the Barber/Lincoln Park neighborhood is ideal for those who want quick access to downtown but desire vintage-style homes that are larger than those found downtown.
A quality real estate agent will have full information about the different areas of San Anselmo. He or she should understand what you want in a home and neighborhood and work efficiently to find it. He or she should be familiar with all the legalities of buying a home and offer you advice that is within your best interest. View a complete list of real estate agents and brokers who service San Anselmo here. After you have found a quality real estate agent you trust to meet your needs, you can look forward to your new beginning in San Anselmo.