Kira Swaim's (kira) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Tam Realty
For the entire Marin Streets blog go to  My knees just aren't what they used to be.  But, I'm not ready to throw in the running towel just yet.  So after a bit of a hiatus due to injury, I took back the streets in the wee morning hours.  And, boy was I ready!  I didn't tread lig...
Is the market making a comeback?  You can't miss the headlines about the rise in June new home sales.  11% nationwide and 20.1% in California...Take a read at some of the articles below.  The news is primarily optimistic but it's really important that buyers and sellers of real estate take into a...
Private cul de sac. Open space. 2 seconds to fwy. Secluded, raised jacuzzi area. 3 bedrooms including a Master suite with more than enough room to kick back. Updated baths. Coveted San Marin neighborhood. Living, Dining AND Family Rooms. Your Own "Back 40" (aka lots of land). Custom, built in wet...
Residential rents in Marin rose slightly in the 2nd quarter of '09, as did occupancy rates, bucking the trends affecting most of the Bay area.  Average apartment rent was up $1686, up from $1676 in the first three months of the year and down .8% from the same period a year ago.  Occupancy rate w...
  Although Marin has felt the home crunch like the rest of the country, we definitely haven't been hit as hard and it things are looking is some data from May..... Marin home sales remain lower than last year, though sales are picking up a bit after several months of record lows. The...
In times like these we all know how important it is to be creative and get some new clients.  We've come up with a couple things at Tam Realty lately that have really worked.  I would love to start a dialog about out of the box, creative ideas that other agents can contribute too--Here are a few:...
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