Brannan Realty Group Blog

Posted on 08/15/2021
What Does Fair Market Value Affect?
There are many variables that make up the fair market value of a property. Because this value depends heavily on the environment and the property itself, it’s crucial in making sure you get the best buying or selling price. Here are some of the biggest things that fair market value affects: Insurance Homeowner’s insurance always uses the fair...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
3 Keys to a Colorful Garden All Year
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Incorporating Nature into Your Decor
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Buying a Home Remotely
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay So, you're buying a home remotely. Because you probably don't want to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in a house that smells like cats or that features weekly invasions by the SWAT team of the building next door, it's important to find a long-distance realtor you can trust. You need someone who...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
3 Ways to Update Your Living Room on a Budget
Sometimes all you need to refresh your home is a change to the living room. Unfortunately, new furniture isn’t cheap, and it’s easy to feel you can’t make a major change without breaking your budget. However, there are some ways you can completely revamp and decorate your living room inexpensively. Here are the best budget-friendly living room decor...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
How to Find Your Perfect Starter Home: 3 Things to Look For
If you’re looking for a starter home, you probably know some of your criteria already. A starter home is a more affordable and practical stepping stone to eventually owning a larger and more expensive forever home. Even with this concept in mind, it’s hard to know what to look for. Here we’ll go over the biggest things to...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Why More Consumers Are Embracing Home Automation
From your coffee maker to thermostat to security system, the possibilities for home automation are endless. Most homeowners who use automation technology have adopted it bit by bit. For instance, they might purchase a single smart speaker instead of outfitting their whole home in every gadget on the market. However you measure it, the practice is very much...
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Posted on 06/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 20 Jacinto Way, Novato, CA 94945
Location, Location! This single level home rests on a quiet street steps away from the base of Novato's captivating Mt. Burdell Preserve. Enjoy amazing hiking/biking/nature walks right outside your front door and serene views of the mountain from your backyard and interior living areas. The light filled living room boasts vaulted ceilings and a wall of windows creating a nice indoor/outdoor feel. Recently updated with new interior/exterior paint, lighting, flooring and some sliding doors. This 3 bedroom plus office features; an open and spacious living room/formal dining room combo, family room or informal dining area off kitchen, a generous...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Common Loan Terms of the Jumbo Mortgage
Photo by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke via Pixabay A jumbo mortgage refers to a high-priced loan, usually meant for a luxury property. And while this loan may have once been reserved for the millionaire investors of the world, it may not be as exclusive as you think. If you're interested in what it takes to apply, it helps...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
49 Marquard, San Rafael, CA 94901 is now new to the market!
Sought after West End location. Delightful Vintage home that is zoned a duplex. Walk to downtown San Rafael. Live in 3 bd/ 2ba main house and subsidize the mortgage from the 1bd Apartment (ADU) downstairs. Ideal scenario for live in one and rent the other. Freshly painted exterior, new redwood deck/stairs and new rear fence. The main home highlights include a large front porch, period details including arched doorways and hardwood floors, formal dining room and stainless steel appliances in kitchen. Large yard area, perfect for gardening. 1 car garage with laundry. Located in coveted Sun Valley School...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Pros & Cons of Buying an Older Home
Image by skeeze from Pixabay For those who embrace a sense of nostalgic charm, older homes have an undeniable allure. The yesteryear designs and attention to detail are often absent in new construction. As attractive as the idea of living in a glorious Victorian or period home may be, it’s also imperative that you take an extra-long look...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Rollingwood Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
Beautifully updated 4 bedroom, 2 bath, single level home situated in coveted Glenwood flats. This entertainer's delight features great indoor/outdoor flow, red oak hardwood flooring, double pane windows, wooden blinds, soapstone kitchen countertops with Heath tile backsplash, quartz countertops and porcelain tile flooring in bathrooms, white shaker style cabinets in kitchen and baths. French doors lead out to a spacious and level back yard with gorgeous landscaping, fruit trees and thriving vegetable garden. The playhouse can easily be used as an art studio, office space or gym. Desirable location close to schools, hiking & biking...
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