Regarding the market performance for this past September, Marin continues to boast strong numbers with both value up by 10.7% and units up by 16.6%. Our median price point in Marin is currently up to $1,286,000 vs. $1,191,500 this same time last year, but down from the recent market high of $1,325,000 back in April. Unit sales are up from last year with 173 homes sold in September, but that's down from the year-to-date high of 243 sales in June (showing strong closing activity from April/May sales).
In 2015, Marin County once again broke real estate records when multiple historic homes went on the market and were promptly scooped up for mind-blowing prices. A considerable number were on Golden Gate and Belvedere Avenues in Belvedere, including the piece de resistance.
Below are the top 10 most expensive homes sold in Marin County last year.
# 10. 44 Golden Gate Avenue, Belvedere Sale Price: $7.89 million and a stunning waters-edge view of the City and Golden Gate Bridge
#9. 1910 Straits View Avenue, Tiburon Sale Price: $8.19 million
#8. This stunning home at 44 Makin Grade in Kentfield sold for $8.96 million.
#7. Nestled against the hills, 12 Canyon Road in Ross went for a cool $9.3 million.
#6. This modern home at 1925 Straits View Avenue in Tiburon sold for $10.1 million.
#5. With views across the Bay of the City lights, 1 Cliff Road in Belvedere claimed a sale price of $10.5 million.
#4. Another beauty on Golden Gate in Belvedere. This one sold for $10.5 million.
#3. Tucked in a secluded spot on the water, this property at 125 Belvedere Avenue in Belvedere went for $13 million.
#2. Another majestic mansion on Belvedere Avenue set on its own private cliff overlooking the Bay. This one commanded $15.49 million.
#1. And at the top of Marin's most expensive homes sold in 2015 is Locksley Hall at 440 Golden Gate Avenue in Belvedere. Price tag? $47.5 million.
To meet the incredible demand, Vanguard will open a second office on Magnolia Avenue in Ross Valley across from Rustic Bakery. Watch for doors to open next month!